• (4.4) 78 reviews
  • MSRP: $2,782$9,718
  • Body Style: Sedan
  • Combined MPG: 25-30
  • Engine: 170-hp, 2.5-liter I-4 (regular gas)
  • Drivetrain: Front-wheel Drive
  • Transmission: 6-speed manual w/OD
2007 Nissan Altima

Our Take on the 2007 Nissan Altima

Nissan's 2002 Altima debuted as the hot rod of $25,000 midsize sedans, offering a 240-horsepower V-6 and aggressive styling to boot. It caught its rivals off guard, but they soon caught up: Competitors such as the Honda Accord and Toyota Camry now offer equally potent engines. The Altima&apo... Read Full Report

What We Don't Like

  • CVT bogs engine at lower speeds
  • Fussy tilt/telescope steering wheel adjustment
  • Cheapo faux wood trim with tan interior
  • Inconvenient release straps for folding rear seats
  • Popular options tied to expensive packages

Notable Features

  • Manual or automatic (CVT)
  • Standard keyless start
  • Optional 270-hp V-6
  • Optional navigation system and rearview camera
  • Optional stability system

2007 Nissan Altima Reviews

Cars.com Expert Reviews

One of my favorites among the midsize cars, the Nissan Altima sport sedan, also is turning out to be a hit with consumers. This car, which got a complete makeover this year, recently was named best premium midsize car in the 2007 Motorist Choice Awards. These awards recognize vehicles that have a combination of the highest customer satisfaction and the lowest cost of ownership, based on ranking... Read full review for the 2007 Nissan Altima

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Consumer Reviews


Average based on 78 reviews

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Great Car 3.5SE, Very sporty

by Heavy L from South Fl on November 16, 2010

Great Car,powerful motor just took a pretty decent trip got 27 mph not too bad for a V6,also the CVT transmission is very smooth. Would recommend,the only thing I can complain about is the ride is a l... Read Full Review

4 Trim Levels Available

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2007 Nissan Altima Safety Ratings

Crash-Test Reports

IIHS Ratings

Based on Nissan Altima 2.5

Head Restraints and Seats
Moderate overlap front

IIHS Ratings

Based on Nissan Altima 2.5

G Good
A Acceptable
M Marginal
P Poor

Head Restraints and Seats

Dynamic Rating
Overall Rear
Seat Head/Restraint Geometry

Moderate overlap front

Left Leg/Foot
Overall Front
Right Leg/Foot
Structure/safety cage
Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) is a nonprofit research and communications organization funded by auto insurers. IIHS rates vehicles good, acceptable, marginal or poor based on performance in high-speed front and side crash tests. IIHS also evaluates seat/head restraints for protection against neck injuries in rear impacts.

NHTSA Ratings

Based on Nissan Altima 2.5

Overall Rollover Rating

NHTSA Ratings

Based on Nissan Altima 2.5

Overall Rollover Rating
Front Seat
Rear Seat
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is part of the U.S. Department of Transportation. NHTSA provides vehicle safety information such as front- and side-crash ratings and rollover ratings. Vehicles are rated using a star rating system from 1-5 stars, with 5 being the highest.


There are currently 4 recalls for this car.

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Service & Repair

Estimated Service & Repair cost: $4,400 per year.

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