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2013 Nissan Altima
Problems & Complaints
CarComplaints.com Notes: The 2013 Nissan Altima is showing multiple early problem trends, prompting us to give it our “beware of this clunker” badge.
Owners are complaining about a whining noise from the power steering pump and a concerning amount vibration related to the CVT (Continuously Variable Transmission). Not to mention constant windshield problems that appear to be the result of poor design.
Worst 2013 Altima Problems by Category
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- interior accessories problems66NHTSA complaints: 23
- transmission problems60
- windows / windshield problems53NHTSA complaints: 6
- steering problems33NHTSA complaints: 45
- brakes problems24NHTSA complaints: 36
- seat belts / air bags problems19NHTSA complaints: 240
- body / paint problems18NHTSA complaints: 30
- AC / heater problems17NHTSA complaints: 1
- engine problems12NHTSA complaints: 58
- exterior accessories problems11NHTSA complaints: 33
- electrical problems6NHTSA complaints: 53
- wheels / hubs problems5NHTSA complaints: 2
- fuel system problems4NHTSA complaints: 15
- drivetrain problems3NHTSA complaints: 84
- lights problems3NHTSA complaints: 10
- miscellaneous problems2NHTSA complaints: 25
- suspension problems2NHTSA complaints: 10
- cooling system problems1
- exhaust system problems1
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