2005 Nissan Altima

(4 Reviews)


2005 Nissan Altima Review Summaries

What reviewers liked most about the Nissan Altima

  • [The 3.5-liter V6] is incredibly smooth and powerful, like a turbo with no turbo lag.

    - AutoWeek
  • This four-cylinder powerplant has plenty of power and is very responsive in both urban and freeway environments.

    - Canadian Driver
  • Handsome and aggressive new body

    - Edmunds.com
  • Plenty of convenient storage areas and huge cupholders

    - iZoom.com
  • It's one of those somewhat rare family sedans that actually stands out in the crowd and delivers on the expectations set by its looks.

    - New Car Test Drive
  • Nobody should feel claustrophobic in the rear seat.

    - The Detroit News
  • Here's the cool feature...the radio provided memory settings for three different users.

    - USA Today

What reviewers liked least about the Nissan Altima

  • [The four cylinder] is quite noisy at the top end.

    - Automobile
  • Gooseneck hinges...intrude into the useable [trunk] space.

    - New Car Test Drive
  • Interiors were the weak link...the leather looked cheap...the plastics felt flimsy.

    - USA Today

Nissan Altima Comparisons

  • It's not as good as a Passat inside, but then nothing in this class is.

    - Automobile
  • More room inside than even the Maxima.

    - AutoWeek
  • With its big V6 and sports suspension, the Nissan Altima has suddenly turned into a sporty alternative to the Honda Accord and Toyota Camry.

    - New Car Test Drive
  • The Altima [styling] succeeds because Nissan decided to emulate the Passat instead of Camry and Accord.

    - The Detroit News

Best one-liner about the Nissan Altima

  • Be afraid, Camry and Accord.

    - Automobile
  • Nissan definitely doesn't want you asleep at the wheel.

    - USA Today

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