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By Kelly
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2005 Nissan Altima Sedan 2.5 S 4dr Sedan (2.5L 4cyl 5M)


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I love my Altima and would encourage anyone to buy one too. It is sporty, comfortable and has great highway gas milage (for a non-hybrid car). I was also considering the Toyota Camry, but felt the Altima was the better choice for a person in their late twenties.


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By M Connolly
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2005 Nissan Altima Sedan 3.5 SL 4dr Sedan (3.5L 6cyl 5A)


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I have had the car a week and I really enjoy driving it. I had a lager sedan and this is very differnt... much more fun to drive without giving up the saftey of the larger sedan.


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I would Not Recommend
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By Carlos Pena
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2005 Nissan Altima Sedan 2.5 S 4dr Sedan (2.5L 4cyl 5M)


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I purchased my Altima in November of 2004. From the start it pulled to the left. The dealership stated it was just how tha car haldled. As you can see by the yearly mileage that I drive alot (17837--in 5 months), so I am on the road a bit. The car handles very poorly in the rain and in sharp turns.It definetely requires a lot of caution if drivning in the rain, it is very easy to go into a skid. It overall feels to light, and the steering is to soft, which in turns make you feel as if you don't have control of the car.


Favorite Features

I love the spacious interior, trunk space, audio system.


Suggested Improvements

1.Improve handling 2.add lights inside all the small compartments--great idea but requires main light to be on to see anything.


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Upholstery
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By Susan M.
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2005 Nissan Altima Sedan 2.5 S 4dr Sedan (2.5L 4cyl 5M)


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My husband has had 4 Nissan trucks in the past 25 years, two of them still going. This is my second Altima. I love the car except for the upholstery. It's been in 2 times for ripples and puckers in the driver's seat, problem with material. The passenger side is doing the same thing but the dealership won't replace it - says it's not bad enough yet.


Favorite Features

Great pickup and sleek styling. Looks like a much more expensive vehicle.


Suggested Improvements

CHANGE THE UPHOLSTERY. This will be the cause of my trading the car prior to warranty expiration.


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You've got to try it!
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By Razjr1
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2005 Nissan Altima Sedan 3.5 SE 4dr Sedan (3.5L 6cyl 5A)


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The 2005 Nissan Altima is by far the best vehicle I've purchased in my 50 years of buying cars. This sports edition is not only extremely stylish, but also is outstanding in performance. I urge everyone to take a look at the Nissan line, test drive them, and dare to compare to other makes and models. Quality, Comfort, Excellence. All conspire to make your driving experience a great enjoyment!


Favorite Features

Style, Performance, and understated elegance.


Suggested Improvements

Fabric on the interior needs to be just a little more plush/luxurious.


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