- November 21: Nissan Recalls Altima and Maxima To Fix Brake Calipers
- November 3: Nissan Recalls Vehicles With Passenger Airbags That Fail
- October 28: Nissan Recalls Altima and Maxima For Gas Leaks
- October 2: Nissan Versa Coil Spring Problems Cause Recall of 218,000 Cars
- September 4: Nissan Passenger Airbag Problems Lead to Investigation
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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- transmission problems70
- interior accessories problems68NHTSA complaints: 23
- windows / windshield problems54NHTSA complaints: 6
- steering problems33NHTSA complaints: 45
- brakes problems27NHTSA complaints: 36
- AC / heater problems20NHTSA complaints: 1
- seat belts / air bags problems19NHTSA complaints: 240
- body / paint problems18NHTSA complaints: 30
- engine problems14NHTSA complaints: 58
- exterior accessories problems11NHTSA complaints: 33
- electrical problems6NHTSA complaints: 53
- wheels / hubs problems6NHTSA 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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