CarComplaints.com Notes: Here's a disturbing trend for the 2002 Nissan Altima: the engine starts burning oil like crazy, the catalytic converter goes bad, the head gasket blows and eventually the entire engine needs replacement. Sound familiar? Like a script from a horror film, these Altimas seem doomed to fail around 95k miles.

8.0

pretty bad
Typical Repair Cost:
$1,700.00
Average Mileage:
100,000 miles
Total Complaints:
1 complaints

Most Common Solutions:

  1. engine overhaul (1 reports)
2002 Nissan Altima cooling system problems

cooling system problem

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2002 Nissan Altima Owner Comments

problem #1

Jul 012011

Altima S 2.5L

  • Automatic transmission
  • 100,000 miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

Who has all of these problems with one car. I think Nissan should be responsible.

- , Kansas City, MO, USA

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