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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 problems41NHTSA complaints: 16
- windows / windshield problems36NHTSA complaints: 2
- steering problems27NHTSA complaints: 34
- transmission problems25
- brakes problems14NHTSA complaints: 23
- seat belts / air bags problems12NHTSA complaints: 138
- body / paint problems11NHTSA complaints: 10
- engine problems11NHTSA complaints: 35
- AC / heater problems6NHTSA complaints: 1
- exterior accessories problems6NHTSA complaints: 14
- electrical problems3NHTSA complaints: 24
- cooling system problems1
- drivetrain problems1NHTSA complaints: 50
- lights problems1NHTSA complaints: 6
- miscellaneous problems1NHTSA complaints: 11
- suspension problems1NHTSA complaints: 7
- wheels / hubs problems1
- fuel system problemsNHTSA: 12
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