38 reviews
2002 Nissan Altima
2002 Nissan Altima
Available Price Range $1,431-$6,503 TrimsN/A Combined MPG 23-26 SeatsN/A

Our Take on the 2002 Nissan Altima

Our Take

Rather than merely touching up its Altima sedan, Nissan has moved it to a brand-new platform with markedly greater dimensions for 2002. As a result, the formerly compact Altima has leap-frogged right past the midsize category and now qualifies as a full-size model by cars.com standards. A V-6 en... Read Full Report


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Don't you love those car and truck commercials which feature the sponsor vehicle performing exciting acts of derring-do . . . with a line of type the bottom of the screen, even smaller than what they use to spell out details, which says, "Professional driver on closed course. Do not attempt."?We've been treated with a heavy dose of such visuals touting the new Nissan Al... Read full review for the 2002 Nissan Altima

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Very Reliable Car

by Madonna33 from Iowa on June 24, 2010

I bought this car used in 2006, with 84,500 miles, now it has 298,500 miles, the car doesnt burn any oil, has never broken down, and from the research ive done, i have not had the oil motor cat issue.... Read Full Review


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