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By STNCK
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2010 Nissan Altima 2.5 S 2dr Coupe (2.5L 4cyl CVT)


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Traded in a 2008 Subaru Outback wagon (turbo). Red leather is a great change from black. A real nice drive with a good ride and plenty of features.


Best Features

Red leather,smart key, CVT, styling, gas mileage, solid feel, radio


Worst Features

Daytime running lights, mute button on steering wheel, 6 CD changer


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Noisy
1 of 2 people found this review helpful
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By John
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2010 Nissan Altima 2.5 S 2dr Coupe (2.5L 4cyl CVT)


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Only have 3000 miles on this car. Transmission is noisy till it hits cruising speed. Road noise is terrible. Replaced orignal tires to see if that was the problem, but the noise level is still there and I am out $700 for tires. My Toyota Tacoma pickup is quieter than this car. If you want a quiet car don't buy this one. Be sure you drive it on a chip sealed road before you buy.


Best Features

I love everything about this car except the road noise is driving me crazy.


Worst Features

Better body insulation.


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Noises?
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By teacherman
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2010 Nissan Altima 2.5 S 4dr Sedan (2.5L 4cyl CVT)


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I only have 500 miles on it but notice when the car is full until ¬ĺ a tank I here a sloshing noise that results in a knocking sound when slowing down, backing up, etc in the rear of the vehicle. The sound seems to be the fuel moving around the tank, but it is quite loud, and usually results in a few knocking sounds each time I hear it. I do not even need to be traveling at high speeds to hear this noise. I have never heard anything like this on a vehicle and was wondering if anybody has had any similar experiences. I took it to the dealer and they hear the noise, but according to them it is common in the 2010 Altimas.


Best Features

Body style


Worst Features

Fix the loud noises from the rear!


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So Far, So Good
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By gerry
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2010 Nissan Altima 2.5 S 4dr Sedan (2.5L 4cyl CVT)


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Traded a Chrysler LHS for the 2.5SL -time to downsize. Got all the packages except navigation. The 4 cylinder is a little noisy on heavy acceleration, but has enough power. CVT surprised me - didn't think I would like it. End of year pricing was excellent.


Best Features

Styling, handling, ride. If you have a sun roof, get the wind deflector.


Worst Features

Should have power passenger seat, better interior trim.


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Love the car - but poor rear visibility
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By Peter
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2010 Nissan Altima 2.5 S 4dr Sedan (2.5L 4cyl CVT)


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I have owned the car for about 3-months (purchased the vehicle new in June 2010). So far, very pleased. It's very quiet and powerful on the road - and a very smooth transmission. Reliable (so far). As far as handling goes, I noticed the car is not as stable as my '01 maxima. The steering is aggressive, and the brakes are touchy which leads to a jittery drive for your passengers despite trying to drive conservative. The center console storage has a door which is annoying to use and doesn't lock down well (it pops up as you drive). Other than that, seats very comfortable. The rear seat is firm and flat, allowing a passenger to sleep easily if needed on a long trip.


Best Features

comfortable seats, smooth/quiet performance


Worst Features

Major - very poor rear visibility (Have to be careful - easy to backup into signs, other cars). Minor - internal storage doors (console and rear of shifter) need to be redesigned - its soft-touch door shock-absorbers broke, and the locking latch is too weak (pops up when hitting bumps)


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