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9.3

really awful
Typical Repair Cost:
No data
Average Mileage:
134,414 miles
Total Complaints:
3 complaints

Most Common Solutions:

  1. not sure (2 reports)
  2. nissan replaced door handle (1 reports)
2005 Nissan Altima accessories - exterior problems

accessories - exterior problem

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2005 Nissan Altima Owner Comments

problem #3

Nov 072013

Altima S 2.5L

  • Automatic transmission
  • 159,000 miles

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

Just disappointed in the handle on the car being plastic .. Nissan should know better.

- , Laurel, Mississippi, USA

problem #2

Dec 152012

Altima 3.2L

  • Automatic transmission
  • 168,000 miles

Within 1 week both front door handles just snapped off in my hand. I wasn't using a great amount of force, just opening like normal. I have since seen over a dozen Altima's with the same problem. This has to be some sort of defect. It sucks trying to get the doors open without breaking a nail, not to mention a little embarrassing at times.

- , Willis, TX, USA

problem #1

May 012012

Altima 4 cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 76,242 miles

I am down 3 door handles just napping off- it is a 2005 Nissan and I was told by the service department that the handles are plastic and after 5 years they get brittle and snap off- not a defect and i would cost me $200 door to repair. I am able to slip my finger under the latch to open the door and will have to deal with it as I cannot afford to fix it. I will never buy another Nissan as they do not own up to their defects in manufacturing the car.

- , Viera, FL, USA

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