Kelley Blue Book Value®
$5,573 - $21,540
Used Fair Market Range
Crash Test Rating
Source NHTSA
MPG (up to)
35 City / 33 HWY
Horsepower
175-270
Seats
5
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  • Drivers side profile with drivers side door open.
  • Front Drivers side wheel at profile.
  • Drivers Side Headlight.
  • Passenger Side Taillight.
  • Drivers Side Door handle.
  • Front angle view.
  • Chrome tip exhaust pipe.
  • Gas cap open.
  • Front angle medium view.
  • Front angle view, low wide perspective.
  • Front angle medium view.
  • Overhead.
  • Low/wide front.
  • Low/wide rear.
  • Low/wide front 5/8.
  • Low/wide rear 5/8.
  • Drivers side mirror, rear
  • Rear manufacture badge/emblem
  • Rear model badge/emblem
  • Inside of drivers side open door,window open.
  • Drivers side inside window controls.
  • Front seats from Drivers Side.
  • Rear seats from Drivers Side.
  • Closeup of radio head unit
  • Centered wide dash shot
  • Front center divider.
  • Speedometer/tachometer.
  • Gas cap release.
  • Courtesy lamps/ceiling controls.
  • Seat Adjustment Controllers.
  • Cup holders.
  • Gear shifter/center console.
  • Passenger seat.
  • Auxiliary jack props.
  • Cup holder prop (primary).
  • Cup holder prop (secondary).
  • Glove box open.
  • Front center console with closed lid, from drivers side looking down
  • Zune and auxiliary jack
  • Rear center console with closed lid from drivers side looking down.
  • Drivers floor mat and pedals. Mid-seat level from outside looking in.
  • Rear drivers side floor mat. Mid-seat level from outside looking in.
  • Key fob on drivers seat.
  • Centered wide dash shot night shot.
  • Main power point.
  • Code Red Metallic
  • Code Red Metallic
  • Code Red Metallic
  • Azure Blue Metallic
  • Azure Blue Metallic
  • Azure Blue Metallic
  • Sonoran Sand Metallic
  • Sonoran Sand Metallic
  • Sonoran Sand Metallic
  • Radiant Silver Metallic
  • Radiant Silver Metallic
  • Radiant Silver Metallic
  • Dark Slate Metallic
  • Dark Slate Metallic
  • Dark Slate Metallic
  • Super Black
  • Super Black
  • Super Black
  • Red Brick Metallic
  • Red Brick Metallic
  • Red Brick Metallic
  • Winter Frost Pearl
  • Winter Frost Pearl
  • Winter Frost Pearl
  • Navy Blue Metallic
  • Navy Blue Metallic
  • Navy Blue Metallic
  • Precision Gray Metallic
  • Precision Gray Metallic
  • Precision Gray Metallic
  • Dark Slate
  • Dark Slate
  • Dark Slate
  • Winter Frost
  • Winter Frost
  • Winter Frost
  • Precision Gray
  • Precision Gray
  • Precision Gray
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Kelley Blue Book Value®
$5,573 - $21,540
Used Fair Market Range
Crash Test Rating
Source NHTSA
MPG (up to)
35 City / 33 HWY
Horsepower
175-270
Seats
5

Nissan Altima Ranked #12 by Owners

Expert Review

By Kelley Blue Book Editorial Staff

You'll Like The 2009 Nissan Altima If...

The Altima's breadth of powertrain and packaging choices opens the door for lots of comparatively affordable variations on the theme that can meet and exceed the needs of all manner of m...

Nissan Altima Models & Trims

2.5 S $6,197 - $7,626*
Horsepower: 175 hp
Engine Type: Gas I4
Standard Seating: Cloth
Standard Wheels: 16 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 SE $6,151 - $7,628*
Horsepower: 270 hp
Engine Type: Gas V6
Standard Seating: Cloth
Standard Wheels: 17 x 7.5, 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
3.5 SL $5,870 - $7,379*
Horsepower: 270 hp
Engine Type: Gas V6
Standard Seating: Leather
Standard Wheels: 16 x 7.0 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
2.5 $5,573 - $6,976*
Horsepower: 175 hp
Engine Type: Gas I4
Standard Seating: Cloth
Standard Wheels: 16 x 7.0 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
Hybrid $6,216 - $7,629*
Horsepower: 198 hp
Engine Type: Gas/Electric I4
Standard Seating: Cloth
Standard Wheels: 16 x 7.0 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
2.5 SL $21,540
Horsepower: 175 hp
Engine Type: Gas I4
Standard Seating: Leather
Standard Wheels: 16 x 7.0 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

4.13

308 Reviews

39% 41% 16% 3% 2%

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

Incredibly pleased with incredible price.

My vehicle drives smoothly. The maintenance is never that expansive, and I have never had any major problems or repairs that were necessary aside from the usual maintenance, such as tires, rotations, and oil changes. I find this vehicle comfortable to drive for long vacations. The backseat and trunk are roomy. The sound system sounds great in the car, it is loud but has no rattling in the speakers ever. There are lots of great little gadgets that help me to save gas and keep track of how I am doing on mileage and reminds me when my car needs maintenance. It is a great car that I plan to drive until it just about falls apart.

- Kate B

Miss Nissan - leather seats/sunroof.

I love my Nissan! I have had it since I believe 2014. In the next 2-3 months I will own it! Finally! It is truly reliable and has taken me all over the world. What I love the most is the interior, black leather seats, sunroof and the space! Bluetooth capability for phone calls, I wish it was Bluetooth cable for music but it is not. I use the AUX input. Let’s me know when my car needs maintenance. Recently I had to get a new transmission the one I had was going bad:( but we are back rolling! Exterior is just fine minus a few scratches! I have custom rims as well. I love my car!

- L J

Amazing long lasting car for a great ride.

This car has been pretty reliable with two exceptions: first, at about 100,000 miles a hole melted in my exhaust manifold causing the car to make a lot of racket. I ignored it until exhaust burned through an o2 sensor too (According to the dealership) and both had to be replaced. Second, and most importantly, the transmission tends to overheat after an hour or so of driving at highway speed, and when that happens the car goes into a fail-safe mode where it will no longer accelerate quickly or drive above about 50 mph regardless of how fast the engine is running.

- Sammy A

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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
$6,197 - $7,626
$6,151 - $7,628

Horsepower

Horsepower
175 hp
270 hp

Bluetooth

Bluetooth
Optional
Optional

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera
Optional
Optional

Engine Type

Engine Type
2.5L DOHC 16
3.5L DOHC 24
Interior Features

Convenience & Comfort

Sun Roof

Sun Roof
Optional
Standard

Alarm

Alarm
Standard
Standard

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera
Optional
Optional

Keyless Entry

Keyless Entry
Standard
Standard

Universal Garage Door Opener

Universal Garage Door Opener
Optional
Optional

Heated Mirrors

Heated Mirrors
Not Available
Standard

Power Mirrors

Power Mirrors
Standard
Standard

Steering Wheel Controls

Steering Wheel Controls
Optional
Standard

Cruise Control

Cruise Control
Standard
Standard

Power Windows

Power Windows
Standard
Standard

Rear Defrost

Rear Defrost
Standard
Standard

Premium Sound System

Premium Sound System
Optional
Optional

Power Steering

Power Steering
Standard
Standard

Dimensions

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
42.5 - 44.1 in.
42.5 - 44.1 in.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
37.2 - 40.6 in.
37.2 - 40.6 in.

Rear Leg Room

Rear Leg Room
34.4 - 35.8 in.
34.4 - 35.8 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
35.6 - 36.8 in.
35.6 - 36.8 in.

Trunk Volume

Trunk Volume
7.4 - 15.3 cu. ft.
7.4 - 15.3 cu. ft.

Entertainment

Bluetooth

Bluetooth
Optional
Optional

MP3 Player

MP3 Player
Optional
Optional

Entertainment System

Entertainment System
Optional
Optional

Satellite Radio

Satellite Radio
Optional
Optional

AUX Input

AUX Input
Standard
Standard

CD Player

CD Player
Standard
Standard

Heating & Cooling

Climate Control

Climate Control
Optional
Optional

Dual Zone

Dual Zone
Optional
Optional

Navigation & Communication

Navigation System

Navigation System
Optional
Optional

Seats

Standard Seat

Standard Seat
Cloth
Cloth

Passengers

Passengers
5
5

Power Driver Seat

Power Driver Seat
Optional
Standard

Heated Front Seats

Heated Front Seats
Optional
Optional

Pass Through Rear Seat

Pass Through Rear Seat
Standard
Standard

Driver Lumbar

Driver Lumbar
Not Available
Standard
Exterior Features

Accessories

Standard Wheels

Standard Wheels
Steel
Aluminum

Rear Spoiler

Rear Spoiler
Not Available
Optional

Dimensions

Tire Width

Tire Width
P215/60R16
P235/45VR18

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
105.3 - 109.3 in.
105.3 - 109.3 in.

Turning Radius

Turning Radius
34.7 - 36.1 ft.
36.1 - 37.4 ft.

Length

Length
182.5 - 189.8 in.
182.5 - 189.8 in.

Width

Width
70.7 in.
70.7 in.
Mechanical Specs

Engine & Performance

Weight

Weight
3076 - 3189 .lbs
3241 - 3355 .lbs

Horsepower

Horsepower
170 & 5600 hp
270 hp

Torque

Torque
175 ft. lbs.
258 ft. lbs.

Maximum Towing Weight

Maximum Towing Weight
100 .lbs
100 .lbs

4wheel Disc Brakes

4wheel Disc Brakes
Standard
Standard

Performance Tires

Performance Tires
Not Available
Standard

Engine Cylinders

Engine Cylinders
4 Cylinder
V6 Cylinder

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive
Front Wheel Drive

Fuel

Fuel Capacity

Fuel Capacity
20 gal.
20 gal.

Combined

Combined
28 mpg
23 mpg

City

City
23 mpg
19 mpg

Highway

Highway
32 mpg
27 mpg

Suspension

Transmission

Manual Mode

Manual Mode
Standard
Standard

CVT Transmission

CVT Transmission
Standard
Standard
Safety Features

Features

Spare Tire

Spare Tire
Temporary Spare Tire
Temporary Spare Tire

ABS Brakes

ABS Brakes
Standard
Standard

Automatic Headlights

Automatic Headlights
Optional
Standard

Tire Pressure Monitor System

Tire Pressure Monitor System
Standard
Standard

Child Safety Locks

Child Safety Locks
Standard
Standard

Stability Control

Stability Control
Not Available
Optional

Traction Control

Traction Control
Not Available
Standard

HID Headlights

HID Headlights
Not Available
Optional

Assistance

Air Bags

Driver Airbag

Driver Airbag
Standard
Standard

Passenger Airbag

Passenger Airbag
Standard
Standard

Front Side Airbag

Front Side Airbag
Standard
Standard

Front Head Airbag

Front Head Airbag
Standard
Standard

Rear Head Airbag

Rear Head Airbag
Standard
Standard

Passenger Airbag Sensor

Passenger Airbag Sensor
Standard
Standard

Safety & Reliability

NHTSA Crash Test
  • Overall

  • Front

  • Side

  • Rollover

*National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

IIHS Crash Test
  • Moderate Overlap Front

  • Side

  • Roof Strength

  • 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