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Review Purchased my 96 Altima as college car in 2001 used w/115K.Could not have asked for a better ride! Comfy (for a 5'2 chick), SUPER reliable,and LOTS of fun to drive.Sunroof,woodgrain,& Alpine CD made it heaven. Easy on the insurance bill and as everyone knows miles don't hurt Nissans! I was at 162K and going strong except a finicky O2 sensor, but that's nothing that midgrade gas didnt magically fix :) Unfortunately someone decided to drive in my lane going the wrong way & hit me head on (we both were going 45) thats a 90MPH collision. Amazingly -NOT buckled and blessed beyond belief- I WALKED away from the wreck w/2 airbag burns. THANKS Nissan for making such a great car,just bought a Maxima, staying loyal!
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What options are available on the 1996 Nissan Altima?
Available Nissan Altima 1996 Submodel Types: Sedan, Coupe
Available Trims: 2.5 S, 2.5 SV, 2.5 SL, 2.5 SR, 2.5, 3.5 SL, 3.5 SR, 3.5 SE, 3.5 SV, GXE, 3.5 S, SE, XE, 3.5 SE-R
Exterior Colors: Super Black, Pearl White, Gun Metallic, Brilliant Silver, Cayenne Red, Storm Blue, Java Metallic, Glacier White, Winter Frost Pearl, Saharan Stone, Dark Slate Metallic, Brilliant Silver Metallic, Scarlet Ember, Navy Blue Metallic, Deep Blue Pearl, Ocean Gray Metallic, Metallic Slate, Radiant Silver Metallic, Tuscan Sun Metallic, Solid White, Precision Grey Metallic, Polished Pewter, Majestic Blue Metallic, Metallic Slate Metallic, Sheer Silver, Smoke Metallic, Sonoran Sand Metallic, Saharan Stone Metallic, Sonoma Sunset Metallic, Code Red Metallic, Dark Slate, Winter Frost Metallic, Crimson Black Metallic, Mystic Emerald, Pebble Beach, Pebble Beach Metallic, Red Alert, Majestic Blue, Precision Grey, Red Brick Metallic, Seascape, Sheer Silver Metallic, Velvet Beige, Azure Blue Metallic, Crimson Black, Metallic Jade, Radiant Silver, Smoke, Coral Sand Metallic, Opal Blue Metallic, Red Alert Metallic, Satin White Pearl, Titanium Frost Pearl, Brushed Pewter, Coral Sand, Crystal Blue, Navy Blue, Nouveau Ruby, Polished Pewter Metallic, Sandrift Beige, Sonoma Sunset, Winter Frost