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2005 Nissan Altima
Problems & Complaints
CarComplaints.com Notes: The 2005 Nissan Altima has two fairly significant problems with the floor pan rusting through & motor mounts breaking.
Altima owners report that up to a basketball-size hole develops under the floor mats where the floor pan metal rusts through. Average repair cost is over $1,000.
The broken motor mounts are less of a problem - they break at ~75,000 miles average & it's $400 to fix. Still, motor mounts should not break!
Worst 2005 Altima Problems by Category
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- engine problems105NHTSA complaints: 375
- body / paint problems78NHTSA complaints: 328
- transmission problems43NHTSA complaints: 46
- electrical problems29NHTSA complaints: 82
- AC / heater problems24NHTSA complaints: 1
- exterior accessories problems16NHTSA complaints: 12
- interior accessories problems14NHTSA complaints: 15
- brakes problems13NHTSA complaints: 54
- steering problems10NHTSA complaints: 27
- suspension problems8NHTSA complaints: 18
- wheels / hubs problems8NHTSA complaints: 24
- windows / windshield problems8NHTSA complaints: 9
- cooling system problems7NHTSA complaints: 5
- exhaust system problems6NHTSA complaints: 19
- lights problems5NHTSA complaints: 8
- fuel system problems3NHTSA complaints: 21
- clutch problems1NHTSA complaints: 8
- drivetrain problems1NHTSA complaints: 51
- seat belts / air bags problems1NHTSA complaints: 47
- miscellaneous problemsNHTSA: 35
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