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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 problems63NHTSA complaints: 23
- windows / windshield problems51NHTSA complaints: 6
- transmission problems50
- steering problems33NHTSA complaints: 45
- brakes problems23NHTSA complaints: 36
- seat belts / air bags problems19NHTSA complaints: 240
- body / paint problems18NHTSA complaints: 30
- AC / heater problems16NHTSA complaints: 1
- engine problems12NHTSA complaints: 58
- exterior accessories problems11NHTSA complaints: 33
- electrical problems5NHTSA complaints: 53
- wheels / hubs problems5NHTSA complaints: 2
- fuel system problems4NHTSA complaints: 15
- lights problems3NHTSA complaints: 10
- drivetrain problems2NHTSA complaints: 84
- miscellaneous problems2NHTSA complaints: 25
- suspension problems2NHTSA complaints: 10
- cooling system problems1
- exhaust system problems1
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