CarComplaints.com Notes: The 2005 Nissan Altima has two fairly significant problems with the floor pan rusting through & motor mounts breaking.

Altima owners report that up to a basketball-size hole develops under the floor mats where the floor pan metal rusts through. Average repair cost is over $1,000.

The broken motor mounts are less of a problem - they break at ~75,000 miles average & it's $400 to fix. Still, motor mounts should not break!

Collapse Safety Ratings

NCAP 5-Star Crash Test & Rollover Safety Ratings

Driver FrontPassenger FrontDriver SidePassenger SideRollover
2005 Altima 4-DR.****************not tested
NCAP videos are in WMV format.
Mac users can use Flip4Mac.
Find something helpful? Spread the word.

IIHS Crash Test & Rollover Safety Ratings

Good Acceptable Marginal Poor

2005 Nissan Altima 4-door sedan

Moderate Overlap FrontSmall Overlap FrontSideRearRollover
G Overall
G Head/Neck Injury
G Chest Injury
A Left Leg Injury
G Right Leg Injury
A Restraints
G Structure
Get the full IIHS report »
Not tested. P Overall
P Structure
Driver
P Head Protection
P Head/Neck Injury
A Torso Injury
P Pelvis/Legs Injury
Rear Passenger
M Head Protection
A Head/Neck Injury
G Torso Injury
G Pelvis/Legs Injury
TEST NOTES: . Get the full IIHS report »
A Overall
A Geometry
A Dynamic
TEST NOTES: All seats AHR manufactured after Aug 2004. Applies to models built after August 2004. Get the full IIHS report »
Not tested.
 

Ratings only apply to the model and body or seat type tested. The date of manufacture and optional safety equipment can affect results. For full details see www.iihs.org.

Add Your Complaint

Bump the Altima problem graphs up another notch. Get answers and make your voice heard!

Become a Fan & Spread the Word