2006 Nissan Altima Reviews, Ratings & Specs

Kelley Blue Book Value®
$3,573 - $5,898
Used Fair Market Range
Crash Test Rating
Source NHTSA
MPG (up to)
24 City / 31 HWY
Horsepower
175-260
Seats
5
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Kelley Blue Book Value®
$3,573 - $5,898
Used Fair Market Range
Crash Test Rating
Source NHTSA
MPG (up to)
24 City / 31 HWY
Horsepower
175-260
Seats
5

Ranks #12 By Owner Reviews

Nissan Altima Models & Trims

2.5 $3,851 - $5,156*
Horsepower: 175 hp
Engine Type: Gas I4
Standard Seating: Cloth
Standard Wheels: 16 x 6.5 in. - Steel
Bluetooth
Navigation System
Heated Seats
Sun Roof
Back-Up Camera
Premium Audio
Smart Device Integration
WiFi Hotspot
Keyless Start
Keyless Entry
Automated Emergency Braking
Blind Spot Monitor
Cross-Traffic Alert
Lane Departure Warning
2.5 S $3,573 - $4,904*
Horsepower: 175 hp
Engine Type: Gas I4
Standard Seating: Cloth
Standard Wheels: 16 x 6.5 in. - Aluminum, Steel
Bluetooth
Navigation System
Heated Seats
Sun Roof
Back-Up Camera
Premium Audio
Smart Device Integration
WiFi Hotspot
Keyless Start
Keyless Entry
Automated Emergency Braking
Blind Spot Monitor
Cross-Traffic Alert
Lane Departure Warning
3.5 SE $3,724 - $5,085*
Horsepower: 250 hp
Engine Type: Gas V6
Standard Seating: Cloth
Standard Wheels: 17 x 7.0 in. - Aluminum, Steel
Bluetooth
Navigation System
Heated Seats
Sun Roof
Back-Up Camera
Premium Audio
Smart Device Integration
WiFi Hotspot
Keyless Start
Keyless Entry
Automated Emergency Braking
Blind Spot Monitor
Cross-Traffic Alert
Lane Departure Warning
3.5 SL $4,056 - $5,433*
Horsepower: 250 hp
Engine Type: Gas I4
Standard Seating: Leather
Standard Wheels: 16 x 6.5 in. - Aluminum
Bluetooth
Navigation System
Heated Seats
Sun Roof
Back-Up Camera
Premium Audio
Smart Device Integration
WiFi Hotspot
Keyless Start
Keyless Entry
Automated Emergency Braking
Blind Spot Monitor
Cross-Traffic Alert
Lane Departure Warning
3.5 SE-R $4,527 - $5,898*
Horsepower: 260 hp
Engine Type: Gas V6
Standard Seating: Leather
Standard Wheels: 18 x 8.0 in. - Aluminum
Bluetooth
Navigation System
Heated Seats
Sun Roof
Back-Up Camera
Premium Audio
Smart Device Integration
WiFi Hotspot
Keyless Start
Keyless Entry
Automated Emergency Braking
Blind Spot Monitor
Cross-Traffic Alert
Lane Departure Warning

*Prices are Kelley Blue Book® Fair Market Range

Owner Reviews

4.12

277 Reviews

40% 37% 17% 4% 1%

Owner reviews are verified by our team and cannot be altered or removed.

2006 car with less than 30, 000 miles on it.

Bought car after my car was totaled. Only has 29, 000 miles on it, service reports showed car had been well taken care of, and so far it is reliability, comfort and performance are great. Some of the features like outside temp, mpg, are not easily visible all at one time. The car's exterior is in excellent condition except for one small dent in front fender, should have asked for dealer to fix it as part of my buying condition, but excited to find a car in my price range in such good condition. Hopefully taking the car for it is first big run from mid pa to mid oh shortly.

- Joan L

Good family car. Good on gas. And black my favorite color

Right now it needs a fuel pump. 2 weeks after we bought it. Other than that it's pretty much a good car. It's only gonna cost us 60$ to fix and we can do it ourselves in less than 5 mins. It's really nice inside as well. I bought a few things to spice it up but before that it was still really nice. Lots of room front and back big enough for my extra tall husband to still have a baby seat behind him and him have his seat adjusted comfortably. Lots of storage removable cup holder things so u can wash them and a middle glove box with 2 separate places

- Samantha A

"Almost maintenance free".

No issues, has 160000 miles this Nissan Altima, 2006 has been the best car I have ever had it is excellent on gas mileage and still, after 12 years, gets over 30 miles per gallon. It is comfortable on the highway as it is definitely heavier than most economical vehicles. Other than standard maintenance such as batteries spark plugs, tires, alignment, windshield wipers it is been maintenance free until recently when I needed all brakes replaced and had to have all of the rotors turned. The baby just keeps going.

- David S

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Compare Models & Key Features

Drivers side profile with drivers side door open.
Front Drivers side wheel at profile.
Key Specs

Overview

Kelley Blue Book Value

Kelley Blue Book Value
$3,851 - $5,156
$3,573 - $4,904

Horsepower

Horsepower
175 hp
175 hp

Engine Type

Engine Type
2.5L DOHC I4 engine
2.5L DOHC I4 engine
Interior Features

Convenience & Comfort

Sun Roof

Sun Roof
Not Available
Optional

Alarm

Alarm
Not Available
Optional

Keyless Entry

Keyless Entry
Not Available
Standard

Universal Garage Door Opener

Universal Garage Door Opener
Not Available
Optional

Heated Mirrors

Heated Mirrors
Not Available
Optional

Power Mirrors

Power Mirrors
Not Available
Standard

Steering Wheel Controls

Steering Wheel Controls
Not Available
Optional

Cruise Control

Cruise Control
Not Available
Standard

Power Windows

Power Windows
Standard
Standard

Rear Defrost

Rear Defrost
Standard
Standard

Premium Sound System

Premium Sound System
Not Available
Optional

Power Steering

Power Steering
Standard
Standard

Dimensions

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
43.9 in.
43.9 in.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
40.8 in.
40.8 in.

Rear Leg Room

Rear Leg Room
36.4 in.
36.4 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
37.6 in.
37.6 in.

Trunk Volume

Trunk Volume
15.6 cu. ft.
15.6 cu. ft.

Entertainment

MP3 Player

MP3 Player
Not Available
Optional

Satellite Radio

Satellite Radio
Not Available
Optional

CD Player

CD Player
Not Available
Standard

Heating & Cooling

Climate Control

Climate Control
Not Available
Optional

Navigation & Communication

Navigation System

Navigation System
Not Available
Optional

Seats

Standard Seat

Standard Seat
Cloth
Cloth

Passengers

Passengers
5
5

Power Driver Seat

Power Driver Seat
Not Available
Optional

Heated Front Seats

Heated Front Seats
Not Available
Optional

Pass Through Rear Seat

Pass Through Rear Seat
Standard
Standard

Driver Lumbar

Driver Lumbar
Standard
Standard
Exterior Features

Accessories

Standard Seat

Standard Seat

Dimensions

Tire Width

Tire Width
P215/60R16
P215/60R16

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
110.2 in.
110.2 in.

Turning Radius

Turning Radius
37.4 ft.
37.4 ft.

Length

Length
191.5 in.
191.5 in.

Width

Width
70.4 in.
70.4 in.
Mechanical Specs

Engine & Performance

Weight

Weight
3001 .lbs
3039 - 3088 .lbs

Horsepower

Horsepower
175 hp
175 hp

Torque

Torque
180 ft. lbs.
180 ft. lbs.

Maximum Towing Weight

Maximum Towing Weight
100 .lbs
100 .lbs

4wheel Disc Brakes

4wheel Disc Brakes
Standard
Standard

Engine Cylinders

Engine Cylinders
4 Cylinder
4 Cylinder

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive
Front Wheel Drive

Fuel

Fuel Capacity

Fuel Capacity
20 gal.
20 gal.

Combined

Combined
28 mpg
27 mpg

City

City
24 mpg
24 mpg

Highway

Highway
31 mpg
30 mpg

Suspension

Transmission

Safety Features

Features

Spare Tire

Spare Tire

ABS Brakes

ABS Brakes
Not Available
Optional

Automatic Headlights

Automatic Headlights
Not Available
Optional

Child Safety Locks

Child Safety Locks
Standard
Standard

Assistance

Air Bags

Driver Airbag

Driver Airbag
Standard
Standard

Passenger Airbag

Passenger Airbag
Standard
Standard

Front Side Airbag

Front Side Airbag
Not Available
Optional

Rear Side Airbag

Rear Side Airbag
Not Available
Optional

Front Head Airbag

Front Head Airbag
Not Available
Optional

Rear Head Airbag

Rear Head Airbag
Not Available
Optional

Safety & Reliability

NHTSA Crash Test
  • Overall

  • Front

  • Side

  • Rollover

*National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

IIHS Crash Test
  • Moderate Overlap Front

  • Side

  • Roof Strength

    N/A
  • Driver-side Overlap Front

    N/A

*Insurance Institute for Highway Safety

JD Power Rating
  • ‌Overall

  • Mechanical

  • Powertrain Quality

  • Body & Interior Design

  • ‌Features

*JD Power Circle Ratings