CarComplaints.com Notes: The 2006 Nissan Altima has a trend of engine problems, both in our data & definitely in the NHTSA's complaint data as well.

Excessive oil consumption is the main problem reported by owners. Nissan did a recall back in 2006 for oil consumption due to bad piston rings, but many owners report to us that the recall didn't fix the problem.

The dealer only had to check the oil consumption rate. Typically 1 qt per 1,000 miles is "acceptable" per OEM standards ... that's a lot of oil!

1.6

hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
106,000 miles

About These NHTSA Complaints:

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2006 Nissan Altima Owner Comments

problem #1

Sep 272014

Altima

  • 106,000 miles

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

The contact owns a 2006 Nissan Altima. While driving 50 mph, the hood unlatched and cracked the windshield. The vehicle was not diagnosed or repaired. The manufacturer was not notified of the failure. The VIN was not available. The approximate failure mileage was 106,000.

- Atlanta, GA, USA

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