• (3.9) 9 reviews
  • MSRP: $271–$3,351
  • Body Style: Sedan
  • Combined MPG: 27
  • Engine: 150-hp, 2.4-liter I-4 (regular gas)
  • Drivetrain: Front-wheel Drive
  • Transmission: 5-speed manual w/OD
1996 Nissan Altima

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Cheap and Reliable!

by Bodie from Redlands, CA on September 24, 2017

I received this car as a gift from my mother in law around three years ago. She bought it from a junkyard for $1000 and it ran and got me to work every day. It had it’s problems but they are super sim... Read Full Review

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