Safety Features by Model

2.5 S $7,586 - $9,135

Kelley Blue Book® Fair Market Range

  • Anti-lock braking system
  • Electronic brake force distribution
  • Traction control system (TCS)
  • Vehicle dynamic control
  • Shift interlock
  • Clutch interlock
  • 2.5 mph energy absorbing front/rear bumpers
  • Side-door guard beams
  • Front & rear crumple zones
  • 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 -inc: 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
  • Child safety rear door locks
  • Lower anchors & tethers for children (LATCH)
  • Child restraint upper anchors
  • Emergency inside trunk release
  • Tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS)
  • Energy absorbing steering column
  • Front seat active head restraints
  • Dual note horn

3.5 SR $7,726 - $9,435

Kelley Blue Book® Fair Market Range

  • Anti-lock braking system
  • Electronic brake force distribution
  • Traction control system (TCS)
  • Vehicle dynamic control
  • Shift interlock
  • Clutch interlock
  • 2.5 mph energy absorbing front/rear bumpers
  • Side-door guard beams
  • Front & rear crumple zones
  • 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
  • RearView monitor
  • Front seat belts -inc: 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
  • Child safety rear door locks
  • Lower anchors & tethers for children (LATCH)
  • Child restraint upper anchors
  • Emergency inside trunk release
  • Tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS)
  • Energy absorbing steering column
  • Front seat active head restraints
  • Dual note horn

2.5 $6,767 - $8,254

Kelley Blue Book® Fair Market Range

  • Anti-lock braking system
  • Electronic brake force distribution
  • Traction control system (TCS)
  • Vehicle dynamic control
  • Clutch interlock
  • 2.5 mph energy absorbing front/rear bumpers
  • Side-door guard beams
  • Front & rear crumple zones
  • 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 -inc: 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
  • Child safety rear door locks
  • Lower anchors & tethers for children (LATCH)
  • Child restraint upper anchors
  • Emergency inside trunk release
  • Tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS)
  • Energy absorbing steering column
  • Front seat active head restraints

Hybrid $8,221 - $9,782

Kelley Blue Book® Fair Market Range

  • Anti-lock braking system
  • Electronic brake force distribution
  • Brake assist
  • Traction control system (TCS)
  • Vehicle dynamic control
  • Shift interlock
  • 2.5 mph energy absorbing front/rear bumpers
  • Side-door guard beams
  • Front & rear crumple zones
  • 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 -inc: 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
  • Child safety rear door locks
  • Lower anchors & tethers for children (LATCH)
  • Child restraint upper anchors
  • Emergency inside trunk release
  • Tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS)
  • Energy absorbing steering column
  • Front seat active head restraints

2.5 SL $7,909 - $9,436

Kelley Blue Book® Fair Market Range

  • Anti-lock braking system
  • Electronic brake force distribution
  • Traction control system (TCS)
  • Vehicle dynamic control
  • Shift interlock
  • 2.5 mph energy absorbing front/rear bumpers
  • Side-door guard beams
  • Front & rear crumple zones
  • 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 -inc: 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
  • Child safety rear door locks
  • Lower anchors & tethers for children (LATCH)
  • Child restraint upper anchors
  • Emergency inside trunk release
  • Tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS)
  • Energy absorbing steering column
  • Front seat active head restraints
  • 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: 2009 Nissan Altima 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

IIHS Crash Test Videos

Warranty

Basic Warranty

36 months / 36,000 miles

Drivetrain Warranty

60 months / 60,000 miles

Corrosion Perforation Warranty

60 months / Unlimited distance

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

Suspension Jul 19, 2011
Report Receipt Date:
Jul 19, 2011
NHTSA Campaign:
11V371000
Summary:
NISSAN IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2011-2012 NISSAN ALTIMA SEDAN VEHICLES MANUFACTURED FROM APRIL 25, 2011, THROUGH JUNE 10, 2011 AT THE CANTON, MISSISSIPPI PLANT. THE TRANSVERSE LINK BOLT MAY NOT HAVE BEEN TORQUED TO THE PROPER SPECIFICATION. THIS CONDITION COULD CAUSE THE BOLT TO BECOME LOOSE WHILE THE VEHICLE IS BEING DRIVEN, CREATING A RATTLING NOISE AND VIBRATION.
Consequence:
IF THE BOLT COMES OUT COMPLETELY, THE DRIVER MAY EXPERIENCE DIFFICULTY CONTROLLING THE DIRECTION OF THE VEHICLE WHICH COULD RESULT IN A CRASH.
Remedy:
NISSAN WILL REPLACE THE TRANSVERSE LINK BOLTS AND NUTS AND TIGHTEN THEM TO THE PROPER TORQUE SPECIFICATION FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN ON OR BEFORE AUGUST 1, 2011. OWNERS MAY CONTACT NISSAN AT 1-800-647-7261.