Used 2005 Nissan Altima Sedan

$2,800 - $8,995
2005 Nissan Altima

2005 Highlights

All Altimas receives exterior styling enhancements, including new smoked headlamps and taillights, new wheel designs and a restyled front fascia and grille, along with a much needed interior redesign. The 3.5-liter V6 gets five more horsepower and three more lb-ft of torque, for a total of 250 and 249, respectively, and is now available with a five-speed automatic transmission. A new performance-oriented SE-R model joins the lineup along with a leather-lined 3.5 SL model. A newly optional DVD-based navigation system and two new exterior colors round out the changes.


  • Sports car power in a midsize sedan body, excellent handling, roomy and comfortable interior, high level of features, distinctive styling.


  • Considerable road noise, overboosted steering, no stability control, ABS still an extra-cost option.

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Used 2005 Nissan Altima Sedan for Sale

Nissan Altima 2005 2.5 S 4dr Sedan (2.5L 4cyl 4A) Smoke Frost68,614 miles
Used 2005Nissan Altima2.5 S
Est.Loan: $123/mo
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$165 Below Market
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*** WE ARE *** 1ST CHOICE AUTO SALES *** OPEN 10:00AM TO 7:30PM, LOCATED IN FAIRFAX CITY (On Route 50, Between Town and Country Animal Hospital and The Cash Store) at 9772 LEE HWY.(aka. FAIRFAX BLVD/ROUTE 50) FAIRFAX VA, 22031. METRO/AIRPORT PICK-UP. *** VIEW MORE PICTURES AT *** *** 703-273-9310 ***

Nissan Altima 2005 194,000 miles
Used 2005Nissan Altima2.5 S
Est.Loan: $58/mo
Nissan Altima 2005 3.5 SL 4dr Sedan (3.5L 6cyl 5A) Super Black Charcoal83,815 miles
Used 2005Nissan Altima3.5 SL
Est.Loan: $133/mo
Auto Chiefs(1)
45 mi away
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Sheer Silver 128,769 miles
Used 2005Nissan Altima3.5 SE
Est.Loan: $123/mo
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This 2005 Nissan Altima 3.5 SE is offered to you for sale by Brown's Honda City. Drive home in your new pre-owned vehicle with the knowledge you're fully backed by the CARFAX Buyback Guarantee. The Altima 3.5 SE has been lightly driven and there is little to no wear and tear on this vehicle. The care taken on this gently used vehicle is reflective of the 128,736mi put on this Nissan. Driven by many, but adored by more, the Nissan Altima 3.5 SE is a perfect addition to any home. The Nissan Altima 3.5 SE will provide you with everything you have always wanted in a car -- Quality, Reliability, and Character.

Majestic Blue Blond67,641 miles
Used 2005Nissan Altima3.5 SL
Est.Loan: $135/mo
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Happy customers, Quality cars, Better prices, That is Hampstead Pre Owned. We eliminate all the anxiety and frustration of purchasing a used car by following the golden rule of treating others the way we would want to be treated. This company was founded on three simple principles: The first and and most important is that we never put profits before our customers. We have always and will always put our customers satisfaction before anything and everything else, no exception. Second, We put every car through a rigorous pre-sale check which far surpasses any state inspection required by law to absolutely ensure that you always get a safe and reliable vehicle , also every pre owned vehicle here comes with a complementary warranty, and our unprecedented 7 day exchange. Third, we use the most current pricing applications and programs to analyze each vehicle and compare them to the current market price to ensure you never over pay. Please take a moment to read our reviews and see what our customers have to say about us. We are a pre owned dealership with old fashioned values, building an amazing reputation one deal at a time.

Smoke Frost175,866 miles
Used 2005Nissan Altima2.5 S
Est.Loan: $82/mo
Super Black Frost179,139 miles
Used 2005Nissan Altima2.5 S
Est.Loan: $184/mo
Jones Kia(3)
66.9 mi away
Super Black Charcoal150,353 miles
Used 2005Nissan Altima2.5 S
Est.Loan: $123/mo
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2005 Nissan Altima Black 4D Sedan FWD 4-Speed Automatic with Overdrive 29/23 Highway/City MPG Clean CARFAX. 23/29mpg Jones Junction is proud to announce that 2018 marks their 101st consecutive year as a family-run automotive business serving the Harford County and surrounding Maryland, Pennsylvania and Delaware communities. The Jones family believes their success lies in focU dedication to hard work and integrity. Their goal is not simply to sell a car; it is to create a lifelong partnership with their customers. All prices plus Taxes, Tags, and $300 Dealer Processing fee, not required by law, Feel free to visit us at WWW.JONESJUNCTION.COM, or come by today at 1713 Harford Rd Fallston, MD. 21047.

Polished Pewter Blond144,873 miles
Used 2005Nissan Altima2.5 S
Est.Loan: $143/mo
103,224 miles
Used 2005Nissan Altima2.5 S
Est.Loan: $94/mo
Super Black Blond256,434 miles
Used 2005Nissan Altima3.5 SL
Est.Loan: $123/mo
Keiths Auto Sales
83.9 mi away
Polished Pewter Blond58,461 miles
Used 2005Nissan Altima2.5 S
Est.Loan: $143/mo
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Recent Arrival! *ONE OWNER...NO ACCIDENTS*. Odometer is 90448 miles below market average! 29/23 Highway/City MPG Internet Value Pricing... Our Internet Value Pricing Mission at Colonial Auto Center is to present Value Pricing to all of our customers. Preowned Internet Pricing is achieved by polling over 70,000 pre-owned websites hourly. This ensures that every one of our customers receives real-time Value Pricing on every pre-owned vehicle we sell. We do not artificially inflate our preowned prices in the hopes of winning a negotiating contest with our customers! We do not play pricing games. After being in business for 96 years, we realized that Internet Value Pricing is by far the best approach for our customers. Colonial Auto Center of Charlottesville. On a mission to be Central Virginia's #1 Volume Pre Owned Dealer!

Satin White Blond118,249 miles
Used 2005Nissan Altima3.5 SE
Est.Loan: $121/mo
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$162 Below Market
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LOADED CLEAN CARFAX ACIDENT FREE LEATHER SUNROOF HEATED SEATS BOSE STEREO Visit Dependable Auto Sales online at to see more pictures of this vehicle or call us at 410-287-5171 today to schedule your test drive.

Sheer Silver 188,468 miles
Used 2005Nissan Altima2.5 S
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Sheer Silver 161,065 miles
Used 2005Nissan Altima2.5 S
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94,007 miles
Used 2005Nissan Altima3.5 SE
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Malloy Toyota(1)
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Majestic Blue 120,631 miles
Used 2005Nissan Altima3.5 SL
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Features & Specs

2.5 S 4dr Sedan (2.5L 4cyl 4A)3.5 SE 4dr Sedan (3.5L 6cyl 5A)3.5 SL 4dr Sedan (3.5L 6cyl 5A)2.5 S 4dr Sedan w/SL Package (2.5L 4cyl 4A)2.5 4dr Sedan (2.5L 4cyl 5M)3.5 SE 4dr Sedan (3.5L 6cyl 5M)3.5 SE-R 4dr Sedan (3.5L 6cyl 6M)2.5 S 4dr Sedan (2.5L 4cyl 5M)3.5 SE-R 4dr Sedan (3.5L 6cyl 5A)
Transmission4-speed automatic5-speed shiftable automatic5-speed shiftable automatic4-speed automatic5-speed manual5-speed manual6-speed manual5-speed manual5-speed shiftable automatic
Horsepower175 hp @ 6000 rpm250 hp @ 5800 rpm250 hp @ 5800 rpm175 hp @ 6000 rpm175 hp @ 6000 rpm250 hp @ 5800 rpm260 hp @ 5800 rpm175 hp @ 6000 rpm260 hp @ 5800 rpm


NHTSA Overall Rating

The National Highway Transportation Safety Administration offers independent analysis.
  • Frontal Barrier Crash Rating

    OverallNot Rated
  • Side Crash Rating

    OverallNot Rated
  • Side Barrier Rating

    OverallNot Rated
  • Combined Side Barrier & Pole Ratings

    Front SeatNot Rated
    Back SeatNot Rated
  • Rollover

    Dynamic Test ResultNo Tip
    Risk Of RolloverNot Rated

IIHS Rating
The Insurance Institute of Highway Safety uses extensive crash tests to determine car safety.
  • Side Impact Test
  • Roof Strength Test
    Not Tested
  • Rear Crash Protection / Head Restraint
  • IIHS Small Overlap Front Test
    Not Tested
  • Moderate Overlap Front Test

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Few issues but overall solid
Purchased this as my first new car out of college in July 2005. It's had a few minor issues but overall has been a solid vehicle. I only expected to keep it for 5 years, but now i'm planning to drive it until it's dead. It had 2 issues brand new from the factory, both warranty repairs, but both left lasting impressions on me. First, one of the rear tail lights wasn't plugged in. Didn't know for a couple months until leaving a bar one night a coworker called me in a panic and said you better get off the road you have a bad tail light! Took it to the dealer and they were like wow it wasn't plugged in all the way and some pins were vent. The other issue was also terrifying. If i was making a right turn with my blinker on, as i'd exit the turn the blinker would click off, and so would my head lights. Took a bit of jiggling to get it to come back on. Other than oil changes at ~6000 mile intervals I've only had minor repairs: 1. Crankshaft position sensor (as did everyone else with this car) at 60k 2. Serpentine belt at 90k 3. DIY Brakes and rotors at 90k (needed rotots at 50k though) 4. Front end inner tie rod at 150k 5. Front struts at 150k (needed them since 100k though) The car has really good interior quality. Nothing feels cheap. Leather is nice. Fabrics are nice. Bose is nice. Nothing is falling apart even at 10 years old. Good performance for a 4-cyl. Good gas mileage for a car of the era. The biggest negative about the car is road noise, both bumps and wind. After a highway trip i feel deaf.
200k and going strong
I bought this car used and have had it for the last 6 years. I haven't been the best with maintenance on the car, and I think that's important to note. I regularly went 7-10k miles before an oil change. The car has over 200k miles and has had very few issues. Engine mounts have been replaced, ignition coil, rotors and wheel bearings... The only irritation I've had is with the headlights. They have been replaced more than I would have expected and they get very cloudy. Otherwise this car is Ah maze ing! Amazing... My son and I took a road trip from Cali to Arizona and back (where it turned over 200k) and the car was completely reliable. We were comfortable and had fun driving fast and without caution to the age and mileage. The head unit and rear speakers were upgraded for current technology. My son is excited to have this car as a sophomore in college when I get a new one. We also own an Xterra... Oh should note the interior space is better than most midsize suv. Our family is much more comfy in the Altima then some suv's we've rented, way more space then the Xterra.
The pain of loving a nightmare
I've had my nissan for 8 yrs and she ran smooth when all was proper but I was one of the unfortunate owners that ran into a bad catalytic converter. Common with this car 02-06. Started with a simple overheating issue. Once the water pump, radiator fans, and thermostat were all replaced it no longer overheated codes read bad crank/cam pos sensor, fuel ratio issue 0420. replaced the sensors, soon followed by a head gasket fix and new valve cover gaskets, played nice for a few months then started misfiring bad again out of nowhere because soon to be diagnosed bad catalytic converter. engine hasn't seized so time to take it apart again and see if it's worth fixing. Total Nightmare. Update: sold the car, never fixed the cat or redid the head gasket, really not worth the trouble if you ask me. I bought a Honda Accord for less than the cost if those repairs, and honestly the cost maitnance on that car in comparison is truly a relief.
Used 2005 Nissan Altima Sedan Overview

The Used 2005 Nissan Altima Sedan is offered in the following styles: 2.5 S 4dr Sedan (2.5L 4cyl 4A), 3.5 SE 4dr Sedan (3.5L 6cyl 5A), 3.5 SL 4dr Sedan (3.5L 6cyl 5A), 2.5 S 4dr Sedan w/SL Package (2.5L 4cyl 4A), 2.5 4dr Sedan (2.5L 4cyl 5M), 3.5 SE 4dr Sedan (3.5L 6cyl 5M), 3.5 SE-R 4dr Sedan (3.5L 6cyl 6M), 3.5 SE-R 4dr Sedan (3.5L 6cyl 5A), and 2.5 S 4dr Sedan (2.5L 4cyl 5M).

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Save up to $165 on one of 13 Used 2005 Nissan Altima Sedan for sale at dealerships within 25 miles of Ashburn, VA with prices as low as $2,800 as of 07/16/2018, based on data from dealers and consumer-driven dealer ratings ranging from 1.5 to 5 out of 5 stars.

Price comparisons for Used 2005 Nissan Altima Sedan trim styles:

  • The Used 2005 Nissan Altima Sedan 2.5 S is priced between $2,800 and $8,995 with odometer readings between 58461 and 194000 miles.
  • The Used 2005 Nissan Altima Sedan 3.5 SL is priced between $5,995 and $6,597 with odometer readings between 67641 and 256434 miles.
  • The Used 2005 Nissan Altima Sedan 3.5 SE is priced between $5,900 and $5,995 with odometer readings between 118249 and 128769 miles.

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