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Re: Nissan Altima reliability - how does it truly compare? (mkaresh)

Postby xorcst » Thu May 28, 2009 11:54 am

just bought a 08 Altima 2.5S sedan


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Postby KilLer_KenZz » Wed Jun 24, 2009 7:12 am

Just signed up my '09 Altima coupe....wo0!

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Postby saywat » Fri Jul 10, 2009 2:02 pm

why i dont see 2006 in there

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Postby CoupeVQ35CVT » Tue Aug 04, 2009 6:52 am

Added my '09 Altima Coupe 3.5.

Had it a month now. After 3300 miles on the car now, the driver side window's "auto" clicking feature will not roll up the window. The auto feature will roll down though. Going to take it to dealer very soon.

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Postby big_rig » Wed Nov 11, 2009 8:07 am

im new, but i just signed my car up

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Postby Ryan » Wed Dec 16, 2009 8:59 pm

I'll sign up our coupe. I can give feedback on my 2000 as well.

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Re: Nissan Altima reliability (Please sign up if you're new)

Postby 98goldi35z » Sun Jul 24, 2011 8:23 am

im pretty new to this... I purchased a 2002 altima 2.5 sl, what a nightmare it was. I learned later on about the pre cat failure. The oil consumption was rediculous!! I was putting something like a quart every hundred miles1 crazy. Beware, stay away from the 2002 altimas! Randy Furtado R.I.

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Re: Nissan Altima reliability - how does it truly compare? (

Postby mkaresh » Thu Sep 27, 2012 9:42 am

RussTee wrote:Too bad I can't sign up my '98, '02', and '05 Altimas. Had them all 4+ years, and not a flippin' thing ever went wrong with them. Just tires, batteries, etc... Only one of them needed brakes during that time. This is what keeps me coming back for more.

I'll sign up my '08 coupe and sedan, though.
We collect data going forward to minimize the chances of bias. You could still post repairs for previous cars, but since there weren't any to post...

Thanks for helping out with the current cars! This is a great group of owners.

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Re: Nissan Altima reliability (Please sign up if you're new)

Postby mkaresh » Thu Sep 27, 2012 9:43 am

Any 2013 owners here yet? We'd love to have some quick stats for the new Altima. Just a matter of how soon enough owners get involved. Eight are signed up so far, so we're off to a good start.

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Re: Nissan Altima reliability (Please sign up if you're new)

Postby mkaresh » Mon Dec 31, 2012 12:27 pm

Hey, AZhitman, why no subforum for the latest generation?

15 of them now signed up, better, but more remain needed!

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Re: Nissan Altima reliability (Please sign up if you're new)

Postby mkaresh » Fri Apr 26, 2013 8:55 am

We have updated reliability stats for the Altima to include owner experiences through December 31, 2012.

Repair frequencies, in terms of repair trips per 100 cars per year:

2013: 22, low, small sample size

2012: 21, low

2011: 19, low

2010: 30, low

2009: 25, low

2008: 23, low

2007: 31, low

2006: 47, low, small sample size

2005: 75, moderate

2003: 53, low, very small sample size

2002: 72, low, very small sample size

We have two additional statistics, "Nada-odds" and "Lemon-odds," to indicate the percentage of cars with no repairs in the past year and those that required 3+ trips to the repair shop.

These stats, for the years with enough data:

2010: 72, less than 1

2009: 74, less than 1

2008: 83, less than 1

2007: 81, 3

Thank you, once again, to AZhitman, this forum, and everyone who has been helping. We'll have further updates in May and August. The more owners participate, the more comprehensive and precise these will be.

To see how competitors compare, and to sign up to help:

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Postby mkaresh » Wed Jul 31, 2013 9:42 am

We've updated our reliability stats for the Altima to include owner experiences through March 31, 2013.

Repair frequencies, in terms of repair trips per 100 cars per year:

2013 Altima: 40, moderate, small sample size
2012 Altima: 16, low
2011 Altima: 15, low
2010 Altima: 29, low
2009 Altima: 30, low
2008 Altima: 29, low
2007 Altima: 37, low
2006 Altima: 31, low, small sample size
2005 Altima: 68, moderate
2003 Altima: 71, low, small sample size
2002 Altima: 79, low, very small sample size

We have two additional statistics, "Nada-odds" and "Lemon-odds", to indicate the percentage of cars with no repairs in the past year and those that required 3+ trips to the repair shop:

2010 Altima: 72, < 1
2009 Altima: 69, < 1
2008 Altima: 73, < 1
2007 Altima: 77, 3

We'll have further updates in August and in November.

For the details, including the descriptions of reported repairs, and to sign up to help improve this information:

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Re: Nissan Altima reliability (Please sign up if you're new)

Postby mkaresh » Tue Oct 29, 2013 10:43 am

We've updated our reliability stats for the Altima to include owner experiences through June 30, 2013.

Repair frequencies, in terms of repair trips per 100 cars per year:

2013 Altima: 54, high
2012 Altima: 17, low
2011 Altima: 25, low
2010 Altima: 26, low
2009 Altima: 25, low
2008 Altima: 31, low
2007 Altima: 45, low
2006 Altima: 47, low, very small sample size
2005 Altima: 80, moderate
2003 Altima: 76, moderate, small sample size
2002 Altima: 78, low, small sample size

We have two additional statistics, "Nada-odds" and "Lemon-odds", to indicate the percentage of cars with no repairs in the past year and those that required 3+ trips to the repair shop:

2010 Altima: 78, < 1
2008 Altima: 67, < 1
2007 Altima: 71, 6

We'll have further updates in November and February.

To view competitors' scores and descriptions of reported repairs, and to sign up to help:

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Re: Nissan Altima reliability (Please sign up if you're new)

Postby mkaresh » Mon Feb 10, 2014 11:57 am

We've updated our reliability stats for the Altima to include owner experiences through September 30, 2013.

Repair frequencies, in terms of repair trips per 100 cars per year:

2013 Altima: 64, high
2012 Altima: 18, low
2011 Altima: 20, low
2010 Altima: 32, low
2009 Altima: 23, low
2008 Altima: 31, low
2007 Altima: 62, moderate
2006 Altima: 47, low, small sample size
2005 Altima: 85, moderate
2003 Altima: 90, moderate, small sample size
2002 Altima: 82, low, small sample size

We have two additional statistics, "Nada-odds" and "Lemon-odds", to indicate the percentage of cars with no repairs in the past year and those that required 3+ trips to the repair shop:

2010 Altima: 78, 3
2008 Altima: 72, < 1
2007 Altima: 55, 5

We'll have further updates later this month and in May. The more owners participate, the more comprehensive and precise these will be.

To see how competitors compare, and to sign up to help improve this information:

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Re: Nissan Altima reliability (Please sign up if you're new)

Postby mkaresh » Thu Apr 03, 2014 8:48 am

We've updated our reliability stats for the Altima to include owner experiences through December 31, 2013.

Repair frequencies, in terms of repair trips per 100 cars per year:

2013 Altima: 52, moderate
2012 Altima: 19, low
2011 Altima: 38, moderate
2010 Altima: 26, low
2009 Altima: 29, low
2008 Altima: 40, low
2007 Altima: 51, moderate
2006 Altima: 47, low, small sample size
2005 Altima: 79, moderate
2003 Altima: 90, moderate, small sample size
2002 Altima: 103, moderate, very small sample size

We have two additional statistics, "Nada-odds" and "Lemon-odds", to indicate the percentage of cars with no repairs in the past year and those that required 3+ trips to the repair shop:

2013 Altima: 58, < 1
2010 Altima: 75, 3
2008 Altima: 65, < 1
2007 Altima: 60, 3

We'll have further updates in May and in August. The more owners participate, the more comprehensive and precise these will be.

To see the repairs behind these stats, and to sign up to help improve this information:

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Re: Nissan Altima reliability (Please sign up if you're new)

Postby mkaresh » Sun Jul 06, 2014 9:24 am

Our reliability stats for the Altima now include owner experiences through March 31, 2014, making them nearly a year ahead of other sources.

Repair frequencies, in terms of repair trips per 100 cars per year:

2013 Altima: 49, moderate
2012 Altima: 24, low
2011 Altima: 38, moderate
2010 Altima: 23, low
2009 Altima: 30, low
2008 Altima: 34, low
2007 Altima: 57, moderate
2006 Altima: 65, moderate, small sample size
2005 Altima: 79, moderate
2003 Altima: 102, moderate, small sample size
2002 Altima: 109, moderate, small sample size

We have two additional statistics, "Nada-odds" and "Lemon-odds", to indicate the percentage of cars with no repairs in the past year and those that required 3+ trips to the repair shop:

2013 Altima: 61, < 1
2010 Altima: 82, < 1
2008 Altima: 69, < 1
2007 Altima: 57, 3

Thank you, once again, everyone who has been helping. Next update in August.

For a deeper dive, including the stats for other cars and repair descriptions, and to sign up to help improve this information:

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Re: Nissan Altima reliability (Please sign up if you're new)

Postby mkaresh » Mon Oct 06, 2014 10:09 am

We've updated our reliability stats for the Altima to include owner experiences through June 30, 2014 (making them about 14 months ahead of some others).

Repair frequencies, in terms of repair trips per 100 cars per year:

2014 Altima: 42, moderate, small sample size
2013 Altima: 50, moderate
2012 Altima: 21, low
2011 Altima: 36, moderate
2010 Altima: 11, low
2009 Altima: 39, low
2008 Altima: 35, low
2007 Altima: 47, low
2006 Altima: 68, moderate, small sample size
2005 Altima: 61, low
2003 Altima: 69, low, very small sample size
2002 Altima: 104, moderate, very small sample size

We have two additional statistics, "Nada-odds" and "Lemon-odds", to indicate the percentage of cars with no repairs in the past year and those that required 3+ trips to the repair shop:

2013 Altima: 65, < 1
2010 Altima: 91, < 1
2008 Altima: 72, < 1
2007 Altima: 59, < 1

Next updates in November and in February. The more owners participate, the more comprehensive and precise these will be.

For repair descriptions, the stats of other cars, and to sign up to help improve this information:

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Re: Nissan Altima reliability (Please sign up if you're new)

Postby mkaresh » Mon Dec 29, 2014 7:59 am

We've updated our reliability stats for the Altima to include owner experiences through September 30, 2014.

Repair frequencies, in terms of repair trips per 100 cars per year:

2014 Altima: 43, moderate
2013 Altima: 35, moderate
2012 Altima: 20, low
2011 Altima: 38, moderate
2010 Altima: 11, low
2009 Altima: 44, low
2008 Altima: 41, low
2007 Altima: 31, low
2006 Altima: 95, high, very small sample size
2005 Altima: 73, moderate
2003 Altima: 69, low, small sample size
2002 Altima: 91, moderate, very small sample size

We have two additional statistics, "Nada-odds" and "Lemon-odds", to indicate the percentage of cars with no repairs in the past year and those that required 3+ trips to the repair shop:

2013 Altima: 75, < 1
2012 Altima: 79, < 1
2010 Altima: 90, < 1
2008 Altima: 71, 3
2007 Altima: 71, < 1

Additional participants always helpful (especially if you see "small sample size" next to the year, or no stat at all).

To view the repairs behind these numbers, check the stats for other cars, and sign up to help improve this information (next update in February):

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Re: Nissan Altima reliability (Please sign up if you're new)

Postby mkaresh » Wed Apr 08, 2015 8:51 am

New stuff this time. We've updated our reliability stats for the Altima to include owner experiences through the end of 2014. Plus we've added reliability trends graphs. These indicate how a model's reliability has changed as it has aged, and how different model years performed when the same age.

Repair frequencies, in terms of repair trips per 100 cars per year:

2014 Altima: 29, low
2013 Altima: 37, moderate
2012 Altima: 17, low
2011 Altima: 21, low
2010 Altima: 13, low
2009 Altima: 36, low
2008 Altima: 29, low
2007 Altima: 39, low
2006 Altima: 70, moderate, very small sample size
2005 Altima: 57, low
2003 Altima: 72, low, very small sample size

We have two additional statistics, "Nada-odds" and "Lemon-odds", to indicate the percentage of cars with no repairs in the past year and those that required 3+ trips to the repair shop:

2013 Altima: 75, 2
2010 Altima: 88, < 1
2008 Altima: 73, < 1
2007 Altima: 60, < 1

We'll have further updates in May and in August. The more owners participate, the more comprehensive and precise these will be.

For the details, including how competitors compare, and to sign up to help improve this information:

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To view the new graphs, select "reliability trends" in the breadcrumbs at the top of the linked page.

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Postby mkaresh » Mon Aug 03, 2015 1:10 pm

So, how have these cars been doing lately?

Our reliability stats for the Altima now include owner experiences through March 31, 2015. (Others are nearly a year behind.)

In terms of repair trips per 100 cars per year ("low" is best):

2014 Altima: 40, moderate
2013 Altima: 40, moderate
2012 Altima: 17, low
2011 Altima: 30, low
2010 Altima: 16, low
2009 Altima: 52, moderate
2008 Altima: 26, low
2007 Altima: 33, low
2006 Altima: 82, moderate, very small sample size
2005 Altima: 50, low
2003 Altima: 66, low, very small sample size

Plus, the percentage of cars with no repairs in the past year and those that required 3+ trips to the repair shop:

2013 Altima: 80, < 1
2010 Altima: 86, < 1
2008 Altima: 75, < 1
2007 Altima: 70, < 1

No stat for a model year? Then we very much need more participants for it. Same for those with small sample size notes. Next updates in August and November.

For repair descriptions, the stats for other cars, and to sign up to help improve this information:

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Postby mkaresh » Mon Oct 19, 2015 9:45 am

Our reliability stats for the Altima now cover the year ending June 30, 2015. (Others are over a year behind, and so report how these cars were doing when a year younger.)

Repair trips per 100 cars:

2015 Altima: 0, low, very small sample size
2014 Altima: 36, moderate
2013 Altima: 38, moderate
2012 Altima: 14, low
2011 Altima: 29, low, small sample size
2010 Altima: 22, low
2009 Altima: 67, moderate
2008 Altima: 19, low
2007 Altima: 33, low
2006 Altima: 80, moderate, very small sample size
2005 Altima: 59, low
2003 Altima: 59, low, small sample size

We have two additional statistics, "Nada-odds" and "Lemon-odds", to indicate the percentage of cars with no repairs in the past year and those that required 3+ trips to the repair shop:

2013 Altima: 70, < 1
2010 Altima: 82, < 1
2008 Altima: 87, < 1
2007 Altima: 79, < 1

If a model year isn't listed, or its sample size is small, then we especially need more owners involved.

For the descriptions of all reported repairs, results for other models, and to sign up to help improve this information:

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Re: Nissan Altima reliability (Please sign up if you're new)

Postby mkaresh » Tue Jan 26, 2016 11:27 am

We've updated our reliability stats for the Altima to include owner experiences through September 30, 2015.

Repair frequencies, in terms of repair trips per 100 cars per year:

2015 Altima: 25, low, small sample size
2014 Altima: 36, moderate
2013 Altima: 36, moderate
2012 Altima: 20, low
2011 Altima: 33, low
2010 Altima: 21, low
2009 Altima: 66, moderate
2008 Altima: 13, low
2007 Altima: 43, low
2006 Altima: 48, low, very small sample size
2005 Altima: 44, low
2003 Altima: 84, moderate, very small sample size

We have two additional statistics, "Nada-odds" and "Lemon-odds", to indicate the percentage of cars with no repairs in the past year and those that required 3+ trips to the repair shop:

2013 Altima: 72, 3
2010 Altima: 82, < 1
2008 Altima: 88, < 1
2007 Altima: 72, < 1

We'll have further updates in February and in May. Additional participants are needed to provide precise stats for all model years.

For the details, including repair descriptions, and to sign up to help improve this information:

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Re: Nissan Altima reliability (Please sign up if you're new)

Postby mkaresh » Thu Mar 24, 2016 8:58 am

We've updated our reliability stats for the Altima to include owner experiences through the end of 2015, about eight months ahead of other sources. In terms of repair trips per 100 cars per year--lower is better:

2015 Altima: 20, low, small sample size
2014 Altima: 43, moderate
2013 Altima: 26, low
2012 Altima: 20, low
2011 Altima: 43, moderate
2010 Altima: 18, low
2009 Altima: 45, low
2008 Altima: 25, low
2007 Altima: 36, low
2006 Altima: 40, low, very small sample size
2005 Altima: 46, low
2003 Altima: 69, low, very small sample size
2002 Altima: 72, low, very small sample size

We have two additional statistics, "Nada-odds" and "Lemon-odds", to indicate the percentage of cars with no repairs in the past year and those that required 3+ trips to the repair shop:

2013 Altima: 85, 2
2010 Altima: 84, < 1
2008 Altima: 86, 3
2007 Altima: 72, < 1

No stat, or a small sample size? Then we especially need more owners involved for that model year.

For the repairs behind these stats, reliability information on other models, and to sign up to help improve this information:

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Re: Nissan Altima reliability (Please sign up if you're new)

Postby mkaresh » Sun Nov 20, 2016 12:14 pm

We've updated our reliability stats for the Altima to include owner experiences through June 30, 2016. Repair frequencies, in terms of repair trips per 100 cars per year (lower is better):

2015 Altima: 18, low
2014 Altima: 27, moderate
2013 Altima: 17, low
2012 Altima: 19, low
2011 Altima: 33, low
2010 Altima: 9, low
2009 Altima: 29, low
2008 Altima: 39, low
2007 Altima: 40, low
2006 Altima: 31, low, very small sample size
2005 Altima: 55, low, small sample size
2003 Altima: 99, moderate, very small sample size
2002 Altima: 79, moderate, very small sample size

We have two additional statistics, "Nada-odds" and "Lemon-odds", to indicate the percentage of cars with no repairs in the past year and those that required 3+ trips to the repair shop:

2013 Altima: 86, < 1
2010 Altima: 95, < 1
2008 Altima: 74, < 1
2007 Altima: 76, < 1

Additional participants always helpful, especially for years without stats or with small sample sizes.

For the repairs behind these stats, reliability information on other models, and to sign up to help improve this information:

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