Used 2010 Nissan Altima Sedan

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2010 Nissan Altima

Pros

  • Responsive steering, capable chassis, solid cabin construction, loads of electronics features, sedan's perfect safety scores, available coupe body style.

Cons

  • Smaller backseat than rivals, coupe's wonky manual shifter, complex options structure.

Used 2010 Nissan Altima Sedan for Sale

Nissan Altima 2010
117,782 miles
Used 2010
Nissan Altima
Anmo Cars
5.4 mi away
List$3,995
Est.Loan: $82/mo
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Nissan Altima 2010 2.5 S 4dr Sedan (2.5L 4cyl CVT)
99,175 miles
Used 2010
Nissan Altima
2.5 S
Nine Stars Auto Group
8.1 mi away
List$6,495
Est.Loan: $133/mo
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Nissan Altima 2010 2.5 S 4dr Sedan (2.5L 4cyl CVT)
163,935 miles
Used 2010
Nissan Altima
2.5 S
(3)
Super Bee Auto
8.8 mi away
List$4,999
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Nissan Altima 2010 2.5 S 4dr Sedan (2.5L 4cyl CVT)
99,205 miles
Used 2010
Nissan Altima
2.5 S
Certified Car Center
16.1 mi away
List$6,965
Est.Loan: $143/mo
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$192 Below Market
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WOW HERE IS A SUPER NICE AND CLEAN FULLY LOADED SEDAN.  A MUST SEE A THIS PRICETHIS 2010 NISSAN ALTIMA SL BLACK DRESSED IN BLACK LEATHER IN GREAT SHAPE AND LOADED WITH;**NAVIGATION** **BACKUP CAMERA** **LEATHER** **SUNROOF** **PREMIUM PACKAGE** **COLD WEATHER PACKAGE** **XENON HEAD LIGHT** **BLUETOOTH** **ALLOY WHEELS** **PREMIUM SOUND SYSTEM** AND MORE.  VA INSPECTED CARFAX CERTIFIED SERVICED AND BACKED BY WARRANTY AT OUR FIRM ASKING PRICE PLUS $395 PROCESSING FEE.Open Mon-Sat 10:00 to 7:30 PM and Sun. 12:00 to 4:00 PM. Internet Prices are based on cash or cashier's check.  Our Internet price does not include a $395 Processing fee Tags title and FINANCE FEES!
Nissan Altima 2010 2.5 S 4dr Sedan (2.5L 4cyl CVT)
79,394 miles
Used 2010
Nissan Altima
2.5 S
(6)
Maximum Auto Outlet
18.2 mi away
List$7,995
Est.Loan: $164/mo
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***NAVIGATION.......................2010 NISSAN ALTIMA 2.5 S SEDAN, NAVY BLUE WITH A CHARCOAL INTERIOR, TIPTRONIC AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION, AIR CONDITIONING, POWER WINDOWS, LOCKS, AND MIRRORS, CRUISE CONTROL, KEYLESS GO, ONLY 79K MILES, VERY CLEAN IN AND OUT***MUST PRINT AND PRESENT INTERNET AD FOR SPECIAL INTERNET PRICING BEFORE YOUR SCHEDULED APPOINTMENT. PLEASE CALL MAXIMUM AUTO OUTLET AT 703.822.7998. GUARANTEED CREDIT APPROVALS FOR EVERYONE. FINANCE RATES AS LOW AS 2.99 APR. WE ARE LOCATED AT 8503-O EUCLID AVE, MANASSAS PARK, VA 20111. OPEN 7 DAYS A WEEK.PRICE EXCLUDES TAXES, TITLE, LICENSE, $595 DEALER PROCESSING FEE, & FINANCE CHARGES. ALL VEHICLES SOLD AS-IS, SEE BUYERS GUIDE FOR WARRANTY OPTIONS.
Nissan Altima 2010 2.5 S 4dr Sedan (2.5L 4cyl CVT)
64,298 miles
Used 2010
Nissan Altima
2.5 S
1400 Rockville Pike
19.4 mi away
List$8,500
Est.Loan: $174/mo
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Nissan Altima 2010 2.5 S 4dr Sedan (2.5L 4cyl CVT)
102,729 miles
Used 2010
Nissan Altima
2.5 S
Frederick Auto House
27.8 mi away
List$6,490
Est.Loan: $133/mo
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Nissan Altima 2010 2.5 S 4dr Sedan (2.5L 4cyl CVT)
102,485 miles
Used 2010
Nissan Altima
2.5 S
(10)
Cowles Parkway Ford
27.9 mi away
List$6,388
Est.Loan: $131/mo
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***Clean CARFAX. ***Winter Frost Pearl 2010 Nissan Altima*** 2.5 S 4D Sedan*** FWD CVT with Xtronic 2.5L 4-Cylinder SMPI DOHCThank you for considering Cowles Ford. This vehicle has the following optional equipment: Recent Arrival! 3223 HighwayCity MPGCowles Parkway Ford is the Ford President's Award winning dealer for the last 3 years. We have the largest Ford showroom in the metropolitan area.Which makes sense since we have one of the largest inventories as well. We know that people want a great selection and great service. Our friendly and knowledgeable staff are consistently rated at the very tops in customer satisfaction. If you are looking great selection, great service and great prices, stop in at Cowles Parkway Ford today! If you buy a Ford anywhere else you will simply pay to much!
Nissan Altima 2010 2.5 S 4dr Sedan (2.5L 4cyl CVT)
89,494 miles
Used 2010
Nissan Altima
2.5 S
(15)
Cowles Nissan
30.1 mi away
List$6,494
Est.Loan: $133/mo
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$179 Below Market
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Nissan Altima 2010 2.5 S 4dr Sedan (2.5L 4cyl CVT)
101,744 miles
Used 2010
Nissan Altima
2.5 S
(11)
Beltway Automotive Group
40.7 mi away
List$8,575
Est.Loan: $175/mo
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Exhaust - Dual Tip,�_< Door Handle Color - Body-Color,�_< Exhaust Tip Color - Chrome,�_< Front Bumper Color - Body-Color,�_< Mirror Color - Body-Color,�_< Rear Bumper Color - Body-Color,�_< Steering Ratio - 16.2,�_< Turns Lock-To-Lock - 2.8,�_< Air Filtration,�_< Armrests - Rear Center Folding With Storage,�_< Front Air Conditioning - Automatic Climate Control,�_< Front Air Conditioning Zones - Dual,�_< Rear Vents - Second Row,�_< Shift Knob Trim - Leather,�_< Steering Wheel Trim - Leather,�_< Cargo Area Light,�_< Center Console - Dual Level,�_< Center Console - Front Console With Armrest And Storage,�_< Cruise Control,�_< Cupholders - Front,�_< Cupholders - Rear,�_< Dimming Rearview Mirror - Auto,�_< Multi-Function Remote - Proximity Entry System,�_< Multi-Function Remote - Trunk Release,�_< One-Touch Windows - 2,�_< Overhead Console - Front,�_< Power Outlet%28S%29 - Two 12v,�_< Power Steering - Variable/Speed-Proportional,�_< Power Windows - Lockout Button,�_< Push-Button Start,�_< Reading Lights - Front,�_< Reading Lights - Rear,�_< Retained Accessory Power,�_< Steering Wheel - Tilt And Telescopic,�_< Steering Wheel Mounted Controls - Audio,�_< Steering Wheel Mounted Controls - Cruise Control,�_< Storage - Front Seatback,�_< Storage - Sunglasses Holder,�_< Universal Remote Transmitter - Homelink - Garage Door Opener,�_< Vanity Mirrors - Dual Illuminating,�_< Front Brake Type - Ventilated Disc,�_< Front Spring Type - Coil,�_< Front Struts - Macpherson,�_< Front Suspension Type - Lower Control Arms,�_< Rear Brake Type - Disc,�_< Rear Shock Type - Gas,�_< Rear Spring Type - Coil,�_< Abs - 4-Wheel,�_< Axle Ratio - 5.12,�_< Electronic Brakeforce Distribution,�_< Front Brake Diameter - 11.7,�_< Front Brake Width - 1.02,�_< Front Stabilizer Bar - Diameter 23 Mm,�_< Front Suspension Classification - Independent,�_< Rear Brake Diameter - 11.5,�_< Rear Stabilizer Bar - Diameter 17 Mm,�_< Rear Suspension Classification - Independent,�_< Rear Suspension Type - Multi-Link,�_< Stability Control,�_< Traction Control,�_< Alternator - 110 Amps,�_< Battery Saver,�_< Spark Plugs - Iridium Tipped,�_< Gauge - Tachometer,�_< Total Speakers - 6,�_< Warnings And Reminders - Tire Fill Alert,�_< Antenna Type - Diversity,�_< Antenna Type - Element,�_< Auxiliary Audio Input - Jack,�_< Compass,�_< External Temperature Display,�_< In-Dash Cd - Single Disc,�_< Radio - Am/Fm,�_< Trip Computer,�_< Warnings And Reminders - Lamp Failure,�_< Low Fuel,�_< Engine Oil,�_< Coolant,�_< Headlights - Halogen,�_< Spare Tire Mount Location - Inside,�_< Spare Tire Size - Temporary,�_< Spare Wheel Type - Steel,�_< Tire Type - All Season,�_< Wheels - Aluminum,�_< Tire Pressure Monitoring System,�_< Moonroof / Sunroof - Anti-Trapping,�_< Moonroof / Sunroof - One-Touch Open/Close,�_< Moonroof / Sunroof - Power Glass,�_< Moonroof / Sunroof - Sliding Sunshade,�_< Moonroof / Sunroof - Tilt,�_< Power Windows - Remotely Operated,�_< Power Windows - Safety Reverse,�_< Window Defogger - Rear,�_< Front Wipers - Speed Sensitive,�_< Front Wipers - Variable Intermittent,�_< Solar-Tinted Glass,�_< 2-Stage Unlocking Doors,�_< Active Head Restraints - Dual Front,�_< Airbag Deactivation - Occupant Sensing Passenger,�_< Anti-Theft System - Alarm,�_< Anti-Theft System - Engine Immobilizer,�_< Body Side Reinforcements - Side Impact Door Beams,�_< Child Safety Door Locks,�_< Child Seat Anchors - Latch System,�_< Crumple Zones - Front,�_< Emergency Interior Trunk Release,�_< Energy Absorbing Steering Column,�_< Front Airbags - Dual,�_< Hood Buckling Creases,�_< Power Door Locks - Auto-Locking,�_< Safety Brake Pedal System,�_< Side Airbags - Front,�_< Side Curtain Airbags - Front,�_< Side Mirror Adjustments - Manual Folding,�_< Side Mirror Adjustments - Power,�_< Side Mirrors - Integrated Turn Signals,�_< Driver Seat - Heated,�_< Driver Seat Power Adjustments - 8,�_< Driver Seat Power Adjustments - Lumbar,�_< Emergency Locking Retractors - Rear,�_< Front Headrests - 2,�_< Front Headrests - Adjustable,�_< Front Seat Type - Bucket,�_< Passenger Seat - Heated,�_< Passenger Seat Manual Adjustments - 4,�_< Rear Headrests - 2,�_< Rear Headrests - Fixed,�_< Rear Seat Folding - Split,�_< Rear Seat Type - 60-40 Split Bench,�_< Rear Seatbelts - Center 3-Point,�_< Seatbelt Force Limiters - Front,�_< Seatbelt Pretensioners - Front,�_< Upholstery - Leather
Nissan Altima 2010 2.5 S 4dr Sedan (2.5L 4cyl CVT)
64,637 miles
Used 2010
Nissan Altima
2.5 S
Carvana - Washington DC
46 mi away
List$8,900
Est.Loan: $182/mo
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Nissan Altima 2010 2.5 S 4dr Sedan (2.5L 4cyl CVT)
118,974 miles
Used 2010
Nissan Altima
2.5 S
(2)
Car Loft
53.4 mi away
List$8,995
Est.Loan: $184/mo
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Nissan Altima 2010 2.5 S 4dr Sedan (2.5L 4cyl CVT)
137,915 miles
Used 2010
Nissan Altima
2.5 S
(8)
AutoNation Subaru Hunt Valley
54.3 mi away
List$5,403
Est.Loan: $111/mo
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Sun/Moonroof,Leather Seats,Keyless Start,BLONDE; INTERIOR TRIM,WINTER FROST PEARL This vehicle includes a Money-Back Guarantee* and passed our precise inspection process. Best of all the price you see is the price you pay. No haggling. No back and forth. No pressure. And this price is so good it is guaranteed. *Money-Back Guarantee is valid for 5 days or 250 miles, whichever comes first. Subject to certain terms and conditions. See store for details. Some restrictions apply.
Nissan Altima 2010 2.5 S 4dr Sedan (2.5L 4cyl CVT)
40,591 miles
Used 2010
Nissan Altima
2.5 S
Aero Motors
56.8 mi away
List$9,995
Est.Loan: $204/mo
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Nissan Altima 2010 2.5 S 4dr Sedan (2.5L 4cyl CVT)
104,374 miles
Used 2010
Nissan Altima
2.5 S
Madison Ford
64.1 mi away
List$6,998
Est.Loan: $143/mo
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$192 Below Market
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Tuscan Sun Metallic 2010 Nissan Altima 2.5 S FWD CVT with Xtronic 2.5L 4-Cylinder SMPI DOHC 4D Sedan, 2.5L 4-Cylinder SMPI DOHC, CVT with Xtronic, FWD, Tuscan Sun Metallic, Blonde w/Cloth Seat Trim, ABS brakes, Electronic Stability Control, Illuminated entry, Low tire pressure warning, Remote keyless entry, Traction control. 23/32 City/Highway MPG
Nissan Altima 2010 3.5 SR 4dr Sedan (3.5L 6cyl CVT)
72,444 miles
Used 2010
Nissan Altima
3.5 SR
Hinder Ford
77.6 mi away
List$10,595
Est.Loan: $217/mo
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Looking for a great 2010 Nissan Altima ? Hinder Ford Pre-Owned Sales can accomodate you! Check out all of the equipment and features! Get your seat just the way you like it with Power Adjustable Driver's Seat. An auxilliary port for all of your music needs! Plug in and rock out! Stay safe with Side Air Bags! Luxurious Leather Seats will keep you comfortable for the entire ride! Who doesn't love a sunroof? Open it up and ride into the sunset! Push Button Start for a smooth ignition!
Nissan Altima 2010 2.5 S 4dr Sedan (2.5L 4cyl CVT)
106,560 miles
Used 2010
Nissan Altima
2.5 S
Faulkner Maserati
86.8 mi away
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Nissan Altima 2010 2.5 S 4dr Sedan (2.5L 4cyl CVT)
87,838 miles
Used 2010
Nissan Altima
2.5 S
CarMax
95.7 mi away
List$10,599
Est.Loan: $217/mo
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Edmunds' Expert Review

The 2010 Nissan Altima is an excellent pick for a midsize sedan or coupe, particularly if you're looking for something with some sporting flair.

vehicle overview

"Fun for the whole family!" is usually attached to large buffet restaurants or miniature golf courses, but occasionally it applies to cars. Yes, it's possible for Dad or Mom to have a modicum of fun behind the wheel without squishing Junior into a cramped backseat and jostling him around with a firm ride. There are a few such candidates in the family sedan category, with the 2010 Nissan Altima being one of our favorites. As a bonus, it's also available as a coupe for those who don't need a whole family to tag along.

The amount of fun you'll have will somewhat depend on whether you choose the four-cylinder engine or the V6. The latter comes standard with a sport-tuned suspension that trades some ride comfort for sharper handling, making the V6-powered Altima 3.5 SR model feel more like a sport sedan in family-friendly clothing. The four-cylinder car is more sedate due to its softer suspension and considerable power deficit relative to the V6. Still, all Altimas will be more involving to drive than sedans purely focused on comfort, such as the Hyundai Sonata or Toyota Camry.

For 2010, the current-generation Altima receives its first significant update since its debut back in 2007. This includes a restyled front end and the welcome addition of standard stability control across the board. Nissan has also upgraded the stereo, navigation and Bluetooth systems, making the Altima one of the most high-tech models in the midsize sedan and coupe markets.

Unfortunately, that equipment comes in expensive options packages, which in some cases must be paired with other packages. This structuring makes it difficult to pick and choose among options you would consider essential or frivolous. Another downside to the Altima is its backseat, which isn't quite as roomy as what you'll find in other top models. Then again, bigger isn't always better, as the Altima's "just right" size is a major contributor to its athleticism.

All said, we consider the 2010 Nissan Altima to be one of the class leaders -- especially with the V6. There are some other models we'd strongly suggest checking out -- the highly impressive Ford Fusion, the perennially popular Honda Accord, the enjoyable Mazda 6 and the new Suzuki Kizashi come to mind -- but should you choose a Nissan Altima, it will surely provide plenty of fun for the whole family.

2010 Nissan Altima configurations

The 2010 Nissan Altima is available in sedan and coupe body styles. The hybrid-powered Altima sedan is reviewed separately. The base sedan is the 2.5, which is sparsely equipped and only available by customer order. Standard equipment includes 16-inch steel wheels, cruise control, keyless entry, full power accessories, a tilt-and-telescoping steering wheel, air-conditioning and a trip computer. No options are available and a stereo is not included, but the car is prewired for one with four speakers.

The 2.5 S trim is available on both sedan and coupe. It adds to the base car keyless ignition and entry and a six-speaker stereo with a CD player and an auxiliary audio jack. The 2.5 S coupe adds 17-inch alloy wheels. You can get more equipment with the 2.5 S Convenience package, which adds 16-inch alloy wheels (sedan), an eight-way power driver seat, automatic headlights and a leather-wrapped steering wheel with audio controls.

The 2.5 S Convenience Plus package (sedan only) adds a sunroof and dual-zone automatic climate control. The 2.5 S Premium Audio package (sedan only) adds a nine-speaker Bose stereo, a color display, a rearview camera, Bluetooth, an iPod interface and satellite radio. The 2.5 S Premium package for the coupe essentially adds all the optional content listed above.

The 2.5 SL package for the sedan adds leather upholstery, heated front seats, an auto-dimming rearview mirror and rear A/C vents. The SL package is known as the Leather package on the coupe; it lacks rear A/C vents but gains xenon headlights.

The 3.5 SR adds a V6 engine, 17-inch alloy wheels (18s for the coupe), a sport-tuned suspension, heated side mirrors and the contents of the 2.5 S Convenience package. The 3.5 SR Sport package available on the sedan adds a sunroof, xenon headlights, a rear spoiler, foglights and dual-zone climate control. The 3.5 SR Premium package available on both cars essentially includes all the 2.5 S coupe Premium package, SL package and Premium Audio package items.

The Technology package available on the 2.5 S and 3.5 SR trims of both sedan and coupe includes a hard-drive navigation system, real-time traffic and weather updates, Bluetooth streaming audio and digital music storage.

2010 Highlights

The 2010 Nissan Altima has been refreshed with a restyled front fascia and standard stability control. There is also a newly upgraded sound system with an iPod interface, while the navigation system has been enhanced with a larger touchscreen, additional real-time satellite information, Bluetooth audio connectivity and digital music storage. Finally, the 3.5 SE model has been renamed 3.5 SR and loses its available manual transmission in sedan form.

Performance & mpg

The 2010 Nissan Altima features two engine choices. The 2.5 models get a 2.5-liter four-cylinder that produces 175 horsepower and 180 pound-feet of torque. A continuously variable automatic transmission (CVT) is mandatory on the sedan, while the coupe gets a standard six-speed manual transmission and the CVT as an option. EPA estimated fuel economy is 23 mpg city/32 mpg highway and 27 mpg combined with the CVT and 23/31/26 with the manual.

The 3.5 SR models get a 3.5-liter V6 that produces 270 hp and 258 lb-ft of torque. This engine gets the same transmission choices as the 2.5. In Edmunds performance testing, a 3.5 sedan went from zero to 60 mph in 7 seconds. The coupe with the CVT did the same sprint in 6.7 seconds; with the manual, it dropped to 6.5. EPA fuel economy is 20/27/23 for the CVT and 18/27/21 for the manual.

Safety

Every Altima comes standard with antilock brakes, stability and traction control, front side airbags and side curtain airbags. In Edmunds brake testing, the Altima 3.5 with 17-inch wheels (regardless of body style) came to a stop from 60 mph in about 130 feet, a performance deemed average by our testing team.

In government crash testing, the Altima sedan received a perfect five stars for frontal protection, while the coupe got four stars. Both models got a five-star side rating, however. The Altima sedan received the best possible rating of "Good" in the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety's frontal-offset and side crash tests.

Driving

The 2010 Nissan Altima is really a tale of two cars. The four-cylinder will be the choice of many, but our opinions are divided on the CVT, with some editors complaining that it makes the engine seem overly noisy and labored during acceleration. Four-cylinder cars also lack the sport-tuned suspension of the V6 model. A less special driving experience is the result, though you do get a more comfortable ride quality out of the deal, and the chassis is still sportier than the norm for this segment.

The V6 is a different matter. The CVT is much better suited to the more powerful V6, and the sport suspension pairs with precise steering to make the Altima drive like a discount sport sedan. The coupe is available with a manual transmission, but despite this model's intended sportiness, we'd stick with the CVT. The manual gearbox has a sudden clutch engagement and sloppy gear selection.

Interior

The 2010 Nissan Altima offers a quiet and attractive cabin made with top-notch materials, though the overall appearance is a little dour, especially in black. All coupes come with sportier seats that feature more side bolstering than the sedan's relatively flat chairs. Controls are straightforward, even with the optional navigation system, and updates made for 2010, including items like Bluetooth streaming audio and an iPod interface, keep the Altima current in the rapidly evolving world of in-car electronics.

Space is quite good in the Altima, although rear headroom is a little tight compared to some competitors, and the back headrests are built into the seatback rather than being adjustable. Legroom also trails the competition by the numbers, though in practice the Altima is plenty roomy in this regard. The coupe's backseat, however, is notably cramped, particularly if you compare it to the one in the Honda Accord coupe; however, it's acceptable for brief jaunts with one or two average-size adults. The sedan offers a decent 15.3-cubic-foot trunk, while the coupe is significantly smaller at 8.2 cubic feet.


Consumer reviews

Read what other owners think about the 2010 Nissan Altima.

Overall Consumer Rating

Most helpful consumer reviews

Owned 3 years, treated me well!
Matt Sargent,01/25/2016
I purchased my Altima certified pre-owned and drove it for 3 years. This little car was VERY good to me, couldn't have asked for a better vehicle. I will say the engine was a little loud especially on the highway, or when you were pushing it to get to speed. Outside of the occasional noise though I had absolutely zero problems.... the only thing I ever had to put into the car was oil changes, tires, and brakes. If you are looking for reliable transportation this is it. Also just to note, the trunk space is HUGE, I have hauled soooo many things in this vehicle and each time to my shock and dismay they always fit. I would definetly recommend this vehicle, after owning this I am a Nissan fan for life, in fact I just bought a brand new one.
Reliable, roomy, & fun 4dr sedan
jona57,01/28/2014
After much research, I bought 10 Altima loaded with SL package. Well-balanced near-luxury sedan with these options. Smooth, quiet ride but also sharp handling (for family sedan) and fun to drive. After 4+ trouble-free years, my worst complaint (as for most midsize cars) is that front passenger seat is not height adjustable.
Problem Keyless Start
dtancredi,05/19/2010
Within the past two weeks, there have been 10-12 times that it was difficult to start. I am being told that the dealership cannot find a problem.
Great car!
Mark Nolan,02/26/2016
I bought a used 2010 altima 4-door with the 4-cylinder CVT with 100k miles on it. The front seats are very comfortable and the visibility is excellent. The fabric is very nice and has held up well. The driving position is perfect and I really like the power seats. It's so easy to find a comfortable position. Mine has the Bose sound system which is very good. It has XM radio and you can connect your ipod and the songs will show up on the display. The backup camara is a very useful option. It's great for parking or backing up. I really like the interior of the car. It's simple yet stylish. The engine is a little loud when you start it cold. It sounds a little gruff but it runs great and the CVT works excellent. The car could be a little quieter and I'm sure the new ones are. The gas mileage is very commendable (around 26 mpg) and it has a very large gas tank. You can easily go 400 miles between fill ups. I checked out camry, 6, sonata, accord, passat, and malibu. None of them are as comfortable or have as good of visibility and driving position as the altima.
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Features & Specs

MPG
23 city / 32 hwy
Seats 5
Continuously variable-speed automatic
Gas
175 hp @ 5600 rpm
MPG
23 city / 32 hwy
Seats 5
Continuously variable-speed automatic
Gas
175 hp @ 5600 rpm
MPG
20 city / 27 hwy
Seats 5
Continuously variable-speed automatic
Gas
270 hp @ 6000 rpm
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Safety

NHTSA Overall Rating

The National Highway Transportation Safety Administration offers independent analysis.
  • Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
    OverallNot Rated
    Driver5 / 5
    Passenger5 / 5
  • Side Crash Rating
    OverallNot Rated
  • Side Barrier Rating
    OverallNot Rated
    Driver5 / 5
    Passenger5 / 5
  • Combined Side Barrier & Pole Ratings
    Front SeatNot Rated
    Back SeatNot Rated
  • Rollover
    Rollover4 / 5
    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
    Good
  • Roof Strength Test
    Acceptable
  • Rear Crash Protection / Head Restraint
    Acceptable
  • IIHS Small Overlap Front Test
    Not Tested
  • Moderate Overlap Front Test
    Good

More about the 2010 Nissan Altima
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So, first things first — don't let the new name fool you. The 2010 Nissan Altima 3.5 SR is basically the same as the outgoing sport-tuned 3.5 SE model, albeit with the refreshed styling and technology bits common to all 2010 Altimas. But at the same time, don't let this model's advancing years put you off. The 3.5 SE was the sports car of family sedans when it debuted for 2002, and the 3.5 SR carries on that tradition, even as the current-generation Altima enters its fourth year of production.

Of course, a few challengers have appeared in the intervening years. The Ford Fusion Sport provides similar power and handling. The Mazda 6 combines entertaining athleticism with American-size dimensions. The Subaru Legacy boasts all-wheel drive and a capable chassis. But with the exception of the manual-transmission-only Legacy GT, there's still no family hauler that's as gratifying to drive as the taut and tossable Altima 3.5 SR.

Yet there's much more to this Nissan's appeal than its appetite for tight corners. The powertrain is a revelation, a blissful marriage of broad-shouldered V6 thrust and seamless CVT (continuously variable transmission) oversight. The interior materials are Infiniti-grade — few cars in this class can compete. And the technology is top-notch, including updated optional navigation and sound systems with real-time traffic and Bluetooth streaming audio.

There are still nits to pick with the Altima 3.5 SR. The relatively low rear-seat cushion, for example, forces longer-legged passengers to ride with their knees in the air. Also, Nissan makes you pay through the nose for desirable option packages. But if you appreciate the Altima's sporting character, these burdens will be easy to bear. The 2010 Nissan Altima 3.5 SR is proof positive that family-minded consumers still have the option of enjoying the drive.

Used 2010 Nissan Altima Sedan Overview

The Used 2010 Nissan Altima Sedan is offered in the following styles: 2.5 S 4dr Sedan (2.5L 4cyl CVT), 2.5 4dr Sedan (2.5L 4cyl CVT), and 3.5 SR 4dr Sedan (3.5L 6cyl CVT).

What's a good price on a Used 2010 Nissan Altima Sedan?

Save up to $247 on one of 20 Used 2010 Nissan Altima Sedan for sale at dealerships within 25 miles of Ashburn, VA with prices as low as $3,995 as of11/18/2018, based on data from dealers and consumer-driven dealer ratings ranging from2.5 to 5 out of 5 stars.

Price comparisons for Used 2010 Nissan Altima Sedan trim styles:

  • The Used 2010 Nissan Altima Sedan 2.5 S is priced between $4,999 and$10,599 with odometer readings between 40591 and163935 miles.
  • The Used 2010 Nissan Altima Sedan 3.5 SR is priced between $7,991 and$10,595 with odometer readings between 72444 and122541 miles.

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Should I lease or buy a 2010 Nissan Altima?

Is it better to lease or buy a car? Ask most people and they'll probably tell you that car buying is the way to go. And from a financial perspective, it's true, provided you're willing to make higher monthly payments, pay off the loan in full and keep the car for a few years. Leasing, on the other hand, can be a less expensive option on a month-to-month basis. It's also good if you're someone who likes to drive a new car every three years or so.

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