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MSRP: $22,300 - $31,950
Invoice: $21,031 - $29,766
MPG: 27 City / 38 Hwy
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Nissan Altima Recalls & Reliability

Recalls

There has been 1 safety recall issued from NHTSA.

LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:HOOD:LATCHRecall Date: 02/26/2015
  • Summary: Nissan North America, Inc. (Nissan) is recalling certain model year 2013-2015 Nissan Altima vehicles manufactured March 1, 2013, to December 31, 2014. In the affected vehicles, the secondary hood latch may bind and remain in the unlatched position when the hood is closed.
  • Potential Number of Units Affected: 625400
  • Consequence: If the primary latch is inadvertently released and the secondary latch is not engaged, the hood could unexpectedly open while driving, increasing the risk of a vehicle crash.
  • Remedy: Nissan will notify owners, and dealers will be instructed to modify the bend angle of the hood actuation lever to eliminate potential interference with the hood inner panel. In addition, dealers will clean and lubricate the latch joint as needed. If significant corrosion is observed, the latch assembly will be replaced. This repairs will be performed free of charge. The recall began March 31, 2015. Owners may contact Nissan customer service at 1-800-647-7261. Note: This recall is an expansion of recall 14V-565.
  • Dates of Manufacture FEB 28, 2013 to DEC 30, 2014
  • NHTSA Campaign ID: 15V116000

Reliability

Our reliability score is based on the J.D. Power and Associates Vehicle Dependability Study (VDS) rating or, if unavailable, the J.D. Power Predicted Reliability rating.

Predicted Reliability Score 3_5
  • Key:
  • 5 Among The Best
  • 4 Better Than Most
  • 3 About Average
  • 2 The Rest

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Warranty

The 2015 Nissan Altima has a three-year/36,000-mile limited bumper-to-bumper warranty and a five-year/60,000-mile limited powertrain warranty.

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