2014 Nissan Altima

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2014 Nissan Altima
2014 Nissan Altima

Key specs

Base trim shown

Overview

The good:

  • V-6 power, refinement
  • Good handling
  • Compliant ride
  • Front-seat comfort
  • Backseat space

The bad:

  • Four-cylinder drone when accelerating
  • Inconsistent steering feel
  • Available text-messaging assistant doesn't work with iPhone
  • Bland interior styling

7 trims

Starting msrp listed lowest to highest price

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Our 2014 Nissan Altima trim comparison will help you decide.

Notable features

  • Coupe discontinued
  • Four- and six-cylinder engines
  • 4-inch color screen in gauge cluster
  • Easy Fill Tire Alert honks horn when correct tire pressure is reached
  • Available text-messaging assistant, Pandora integration

2014 Nissan Altima review: Our expert's take

What Is the 2014 Nissan Altima?

The 2014 Nissan Altima is a mid-size sedan with seating for five. It is available in seven different trim levels: 2.5, 2.5 S, 2.5 SV, 3.5 S, 2.5 SL, 3.5 SV and 3.5 SL. The Altima competes with models like the Ford Fusion, Toyota Camry and Honda Accord.

What's New on the 2014 Nissan Altima?

For 2014, Nissan has dropped the coupe body style and added several optional features and packages to the lineup. The Technology Package replaces the Navigation Package and includes amenities such as moving object detection, lane departure warning and a blind spot warning system. Drivers who opt for the S models can select the new Display Audio Package with a 5-inch color display, backup camera, USB port and more. The Sport Value Package can be added to 2.5 S models, and this option includes a rear spoiler, remote start and 16-inch alloy wheels.

How Does the 2014 Nissan Altima Compare to Other Mid-Size Sedans?

Although the Altima's inconsistent steering feel and noisy engine may persuade some drivers to look to other competitors, the Altima is likely to maintain its sales momentum. 

What Features on the 2014 Nissan Altima Are Most Important?

The 2014 Altima is equipped with 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine rated at 182 horsepower. Drivers who prefer a little more power can select the 3.5-liter V-6, which delivers 270 hp. Both engines are paired with a continuously variable automatic transmission.

Standard features include 16-inch steel wheels, low-rolling-resistance tires, Bluetooth connectivity and a 60/40-split, folding backseat. Available options are automatic headlights, LED taillights, remote start, a moonroof, NissanConnect, a power-adjustable driver's seat, a navigation system, a premium audio system and heated front seats.

Standard safety amenities include antilock disc brakes, an electronic stability system, side-impact airbags and side curtain airbags. Optional safety features include a blind spot warning system, lane departure warning and moving object detection.

Should I Buy the 2014 Nissan Altima?

The 2014 Nissan Altima delivers impressive optional V-6 power, good handling and a comfortable front seat, making it a standout choice in the class. However, the four-cylinder engine is somewhat noisy, and the interior styling is a bit dull.

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Consumer reviews

Rating breakdown (out of 5):
  • Comfort 4.6
  • Interior design 4.5
  • Performance 4.4
  • Value for the money 4.4
  • Exterior styling 4.6
  • Reliability 4.5

Most recent consumer reviews

4.6

Affordable investment

Car was in person like at the pictures even better car fax was provided so i was comfortable with my purchase beside the decent price i pay for it i got a really good Deal and we are happy with my purchase .

2.1

lot of problems with this car

I had recalls ones .Dealer they fix it .Now my airbag light came on. I called Nissan Factory they don't want to stand behind their product. They say by my VIN number there is no recall on my car . She also said that after 33,000 miles that I didn't have no more warranty .So pretty much they will not do anything for me .Dealer want me to pay $142 just for diagnosis . My car is Nissan Altima 2014 and I just have 62,000 miles on it.

4.9

This car has been great at 165 thou.

My car has been great first problem with it at 165,161 miles had 17miles at purchase. Just my normal ware and maintenance. I have no complaints about my Altima.

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Warranty

New car and Certified Pre-Owned programs by Nissan
Certified Pre-Owned program benefits
Maximum age/mileage
6 years/less than 80,000 miles
Basic warranty terms
N/A
Powertrain
84 months/100,000 miles (includes LEAF electric vehicle system and powertrain)
Dealer certification required
167-point inspection
Roadside assistance
Yes
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