2010 Nissan Altima Consumer Review: Built to a price

2010 Nissan Altima - Consumer Review

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2.5 S Sedan (2.5L 4-cyl. CVT Automatic)

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5 of 8 people found this review helpful
Built to a price
By wbed on


2010 Nissan Altima 2.5 S 4dr Sedan (2.5L 4cyl CVT)


I am getting increasingly worried about keeping this vehicle. At 74,000kms/50,000 miles I have incurred a repair bill of $2,400 for the replacement of the power steering pump and rack. It was conveniently just out of warranty. Never in an accident. The transmission reliability scares me as Nissan go out of their way to make it impossible to
have anything fixed under warranty. Nissan has slipped down the JD Power survey to the high teens as they are building cheaper and cheaper cars. You now get the reliability of a domestic with the parts cost of a Japanese car. Worst of both worlds. Be prepared for negative equity as there's a flood of these on the market - resale is really low.

Best Features

It's blue.

Worst Features

Buy a Hyundai or equivalent brand that is trying to build a reputation for reliability. Nissan is on the descendancy.
Recommend (5) (3)

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