Safety Features by Model

2.5 $19,900

Kelley Blue Book® Fair Market Range
  • Clutch interlock
  • Anti-lock braking system
  • 2.5 mph energy absorbing front/rear bumpers
  • Front & rear crumple zones
  • Side-door guard beams
  • Zone body construction
  • Driver & passenger supplemental dual-stage front airbags w/occupant classification sensor
  • Front side-impact airbags
  • Front/rear roof mounted side curtain airbags
  • Front seat belts w/pretensioners, load limiters, adjustable upper anchors, seat belt sensors
  • 3-point seat belts in all seating positions
  • ELR seat belt system for driver seating position
  • ALR/ELR seat belt system for passenger seating positions
  • Front seat active head restraints
  • Child safety rear door locks
  • Lower anchors & tethers for children (LATCH)
  • Child restraint upper anchors
  • Energy absorbing steering column
  • Emergency inside trunk release
  • Tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS)

2.5 S $21,040 - $22,250

Kelley Blue Book® Fair Market Range
  • Shift interlock
  • Clutch interlock
  • Anti-lock braking system
  • Electronic brake force distribution
  • 2.5 mph energy absorbing front/rear bumpers
  • Front & rear crumple zones
  • Side-door guard beams
  • Zone body construction
  • Driver & passenger supplemental dual-stage front airbags w/occupant classification sensor
  • Front side-impact airbags
  • Front/rear roof mounted side curtain airbags
  • Front seat belts w/pretensioners, load limiters, adjustable upper anchors, seat belt sensors
  • 3-point seat belts in all seating positions
  • ELR seat belt system for driver seating position
  • ALR/ELR seat belt system for passenger seating positions
  • Front seat active head restraints
  • Child safety rear door locks
  • Lower anchors & tethers for children (LATCH)
  • Child restraint upper anchors
  • Energy absorbing steering column
  • Emergency inside trunk release
  • Tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS)
  • Dual note horn

2.5 SL $21,540

Kelley Blue Book® Fair Market Range
  • Shift interlock
  • Anti-lock braking system
  • 2.5 mph energy absorbing front/rear bumpers
  • Front & rear crumple zones
  • Side-door guard beams
  • Zone body construction
  • Driver & passenger supplemental dual-stage front airbags w/occupant classification sensor
  • Front side-impact airbags
  • Front/rear roof mounted side curtain airbags
  • Front seat belts w/pretensioners, load limiters, adjustable upper anchors, seat belt sensors
  • 3-point seat belts in all seating positions
  • ELR seat belt system for driver seating position
  • ALR/ELR seat belt system for passenger seating positions
  • Front seat active head restraints
  • Child safety rear door locks
  • Lower anchors & tethers for children (LATCH)
  • Child restraint upper anchors
  • Energy absorbing steering column
  • Emergency inside trunk release
  • Tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS)
  • Dual note horn

3.5 SE $25,180 - $26,890

Kelley Blue Book® Fair Market Range
  • Shift interlock
  • Clutch interlock
  • Anti-lock braking system
  • Electronic brake force distribution
  • Traction control system (TCS)
  • 2.5 mph energy absorbing front/rear bumpers
  • Front & rear crumple zones
  • Side-door guard beams
  • Zone body construction
  • Driver & passenger supplemental dual-stage front airbags w/occupant classification sensor
  • Front side-impact airbags
  • Front/rear roof mounted side curtain airbags
  • Front seat belts w/pretensioners, load limiters, adjustable upper anchors, seat belt sensors
  • 3-point seat belts in all seating positions
  • ELR seat belt system for driver seating position
  • ALR/ELR seat belt system for passenger seating positions
  • Front seat active head restraints
  • Child safety rear door locks
  • Lower anchors & tethers for children (LATCH)
  • Child restraint upper anchors
  • Energy absorbing steering column
  • Emergency inside trunk release
  • Tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS)
  • Dual note horn

Hybrid $26,650

Kelley Blue Book® Fair Market Range
  • Brake assist
  • Shift interlock
  • Anti-lock braking system
  • Electronic brake force distribution
  • Traction control system (TCS)
  • Vehicle dynamic control
  • 2.5 mph energy absorbing front/rear bumpers
  • Front & rear crumple zones
  • Side-door guard beams
  • Zone body construction
  • Driver & passenger supplemental dual-stage front airbags w/occupant classification sensor
  • Front side-impact airbags
  • Front/rear roof mounted side curtain airbags
  • Front seat belts w/pretensioners, load limiters, adjustable upper anchors, seat belt sensors
  • 3-point seat belts in all seating positions
  • ELR seat belt system for driver seating position
  • ALR/ELR seat belt system for passenger seating positions
  • Front seat active head restraints
  • Child safety rear door locks
  • Lower anchors & tethers for children (LATCH)
  • Child restraint upper anchors
  • Energy absorbing steering column
  • Emergency inside trunk release
  • Tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS)

3.5 SL $29,380

Kelley Blue Book® Fair Market Range
  • Shift interlock
  • Anti-lock braking system
  • Traction control system (TCS)
  • 2.5 mph energy absorbing front/rear bumpers
  • Front & rear crumple zones
  • Side-door guard beams
  • Zone body construction
  • Driver & passenger supplemental dual-stage front airbags w/occupant classification sensor
  • Front side-impact airbags
  • Front/rear roof mounted side curtain airbags
  • Front seat belts w/pretensioners, load limiters, adjustable upper anchors, seat belt sensors
  • 3-point seat belts in all seating positions
  • ELR seat belt system for driver seating position
  • ALR/ELR seat belt system for passenger seating positions
  • Front seat active head restraints
  • Child safety rear door locks
  • Lower anchors & tethers for children (LATCH)
  • Child restraint upper anchors
  • Energy absorbing steering column
  • Emergency inside trunk release
  • Tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS)
  • Dual note horn

IIHS Crash Test Ratings

Frontal Ratings Moderate Overlap

Tested vehicle: 2007 Nissan Altima 2.5 S 4-door

Overall
Head Neck
Chest
Left Leg
Right Leg
Kinematics
Structure

Side Ratings

Tested vehicle: 2008 Nissan Altima 2.5 S 4-door

Overall
Structure
Side Airbag Configuration
Driver Head Neck
Driver Head Protection
Driver Torso
Driver Pelvis Leg
Passenger Head Neck
Passenger Head Protection
Passenger Torso
Passenger Pelvis Leg

Rear Ratings

Overall
Dynamic
Geometry

Rollover Ratings

Tested vehicle: 2009 Nissan Altima 2.5 S 4-door

Overall

Warranty

Basic Warranty

36 months / 36,000 miles

Drivetrain Warranty

60 months / 60,000 miles

Certified Pre-Owned Warranty

Maximum Age/Mileage:

6 years/less than 80,000 miles

Basic Warranty Terms

84 months/100,000 miles from original new-car in-service date

Powertrain Warranty

84 months/100,000 miles (includes LEAF electric vehicle system and powertrain)

Dealer Certification Required

167-point inspection

Roadside Assistance

Yes

Deductible

$50

Return/Exchange Policy

N/A

Out-of-Town Repair/Service

Yes

Free Service Loan

Yes

Special Finance Terms

Yes

Transferability

Yes

Satellite Radio Subscription

3 months

Complimentary Service/Maintenance

No

Recalls

Equipment > Electrical > Navigational System(global Positioning System) Sep 3, 2010
Report Receipt Date:
Sep 3, 2010
NHTSA Campaign:
10V401000
Summary:
NISSAN IS RECALLING CERTAIN VEHICLES THAT WERE EQUIPPED WITH A GARMIN NUVI MODEL 750 NAVIGATION SYSTEM. THE BATTERIES CONTAINED IN THE AFFECTED GPS UNITS CAN OVERHEAT.
Consequence:
OVERHEATED BATTERIES COULD RESULT IN A FIRE.
Remedy:
NISSAN WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND THE REPAIRS WILL BE PERFORMED BY GARMIN TECHNICIANS BY REPLACING THE BATTERY AND INSERTING A SPACER ON TOP OF THE BATTERY FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON SEPTEMBER 16, 2010. OWNERS MAY CONTACT GARMIN DIRECTLY AT 1-866-957-1981 OR NISSAN AT 1-800-647-7261.
Suspension Sep 10, 2009
Report Receipt Date:
Sep 10, 2009
NHTSA Campaign:
09V358000
Summary:
NISSAN IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2009 AND 2010 ALTIMA AND MAXIMA PASSENGER CARS. THE UPPER FRONT STRUT INSULATORS MAY HAVE BEEN MANUFACTURED OUT OF SPECIFICATION RESULTING IN A POTENTIAL FOR THE STRUT INSULATOR TO CRACK.
Consequence:
IF THE STRUT INSULATOR IS CRACKED, THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR THE STRUT ROD TO COME OUT OF ITS MOUNTING POSITION, WHICH COULD AFFECT VEHICLE STABILITY AND INCREASE THE RISK OF A CRASH.
Remedy:
NISSAN WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND DEALERS WILL REPLACE BOTH LEFT AND RIGHT SIDE FRONT STRUT INSULATORS FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN ON OR ABOUT OCTOBER 5, 2009. OWNERS MAY CONTACT NISSAN AT 1-615-725-1000.
Structure > Body > Door Jan 7, 2009
Report Receipt Date:
Jan 7, 2009
NHTSA Campaign:
09V006000
Summary:
NISSAN IS RECALLING 225 MY 2009 ALTIMA VEHICLES FOR FAILING TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 214, "SIDE IMPACT PROTECTION." THESE VEHICLES MAY HAVE BEEN MANUFACTURED WITH AN OUT-OF-SPECIFICATION WELD ON THE DOOR ASSEMBLY.
Consequence:
THIS DOES NOT MEET THE STANDARD REQUIREMENTS.
Remedy:
ALL THE AFFECTED VEHICLES HAVE BEEN BROUGHT BACK FROM THE DEALERSHIPS AND REMEDIED AT THE FACTORY. NO VEHICLES HAD BEEN RETAILED.
Wheels Sep 4, 2008
Report Receipt Date:
Sep 4, 2008
NHTSA Campaign:
08V464000
Summary:
NISSAN IS RECALLING 3,403 MY 2009 ALTIMA VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH 16-INCH ALLOY WHEELS. SOME THESE WHEELS MAY NOT HAVE BEEN MANUFACTURED TO SPECIFICATION. THIS COULD CAUSE ONE OR MORE OF THE FIVE LUG NUTS ATTACHING THE WHEEL TO THE VEHICLE TO BECOME LOOSE.
Consequence:
IF THE LUG NUTS BECOME LOOSE, IT COULD EVENTUALLY RESULT IN A LOSS OF CONTROL AND A CRASH WITHOUT WARNING.
Remedy:
DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE VEHICLE TO DETERMINE IF IT IS EQUIPPED WITH ONE OF THE AFFECTED WHEELS. IF IT IS, THE WHEELS WILL BE REPLACED WITH NEW ONES THAT HAVE BEEN MANUFACTURED TO THE CORRECT SPECIFICATION. THE RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING SEPTEMBER 2008. OWNERS MAY CONTACT NISSAN AT 1-800-647-7261.