The 1997 Nissan Altima is offered in the following submodels: Sedan. Available styles include GXE 4dr Sedan (1997.5), GLE 4dr Sedan (1997.5), and XE 4dr Sedan (1997.5). Altima models are available with a 2.4 l-liter gas engine, with output up to 150 hp, depending on engine type. The 1997 Altima comes with front wheel drive. Available transmissions include: 5-speed manual, 4-speed automatic. The 1997 Altima comes with a basic warranty, a roadside warranty, and a powertrain warranty.
What's a good price on a used 1997 Nissan Altima?
Price comparisons for used 1997 Nissan Altima trim styles:
The 1997 Nissan Altima XE is priced around $2500 with average odometer reading of 143000 miles.
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Review The Altima was very reliable early on, but as it aged, needed many more costly repairs and fixes. At ten years and less than 100,000, it has cost $600-1500 per year for the last five years to keep it running (not including tires!). My mechanic says there a few fundamental design flaws that show as this car ages that are costly (because they are labor intensive) to fix.
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1997 nissan altima GXE 4dr Sedan (1997.5), 5-speed manual, regular unleaded 24 combined MPG 21 city MPG/28 highway MPG
1997 nissan altima GLE 4dr Sedan (1997.5), 4-speed automatic, regular unleaded 21 combined MPG 18 city MPG/26 highway MPG
1997 nissan altima XE 4dr Sedan (1997.5), 5-speed manual, regular unleaded 24 combined MPG 21 city MPG/28 highway MPG
What options are available on the 1997 Nissan Altima?
Available Nissan Altima 1997 Submodel Types: Coupe, Sedan
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, 3.5 S, 3.5 SE-R, SE, GLE, GXE, XE
Exterior Colors: Pearl White, Gun Metallic, Brilliant Silver, Cayenne Red, Storm Blue, Java Metallic, Glacier White, Scarlet Ember, Winter Frost Pearl, Saharan Stone, Dark Slate Metallic, Deep Blue Pearl, Brilliant Silver Metallic, Metallic Slate, Ocean Gray Metallic, Radiant Silver Metallic, Navy Blue Metallic, Solid White, Tuscan Sun Metallic, Precision Grey Metallic, Majestic Blue Metallic, Metallic Slate Metallic, Polished Pewter, Sheer Silver, Sonoma Sunset Metallic, Sonoran Sand Metallic, Saharan Stone Metallic, Smoke Metallic, Mystic Emerald, Winter Frost Metallic, Crimson Black Metallic, Pebble Beach Metallic, Azure Blue Metallic, Majestic Blue, Red Brick Metallic, Code Red Metallic, Dark Slate, Metallic Jade, Precision Grey, Radiant Silver, Velvet Beige, Crimson Black, Pebble Beach, Red Alert, Satin White Pearl, Sheer Silver Metallic, Smoke, Opal Blue Metallic, Polished Pewter Metallic, Seascape, Sonoma Sunset, Titanium Frost Pearl, Winter Frost, Black Cherry, Brushed Pewter, Champagne, Coral Sand, Crystal Blue, Nouveau Ruby, Sandrift Beige, Satin White, Super Black