CarComplaints.com Notes: The 2014 Nissan Altima shows multiple problem trends, continuing the poor reputation of the 2013 Altima, prompting us to give it our "Beware of the Clunker" badge.

Owners are complaining about vibration and even transmission failure related to the CVT (Continuously Variable Transmission).

4.5

definitely annoying
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
24,375 miles

About These NHTSA Complaints:

This data is from the NHTSA — the US gov't agency tasked with vehicle safety. Complaints are spread across multiple & redundant categories, & are not organized by problem.

So how do you find out what problems are occurring? For this NHTSA complaint data, the only way is to read through the comments below. Any duplicates or errors? It's not us.

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2014 Nissan Altima Owner Comments

problem #8

Aug 052020

Altima

  • miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

The contact owns a 2014 Nissan Altima. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 20V315000 (latches/locks/linkages) however, the part to do the recall repair was not yet available. The contact stated that the manufacturer had exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repair. An unknown dealer was contacted and confirmed that parts were not yet available. The manufacturer was made aware of the issue. The contact had not experienced a failure. VIN tool confirms parts not available.

- Parma, OH, USA

problem #7

Feb 012020

Altima

  • 0 miles
The contact owns a 2014 Nissan Altima. The contact stated that while driving 20 mph, the hood independently unlatched and opened without warning. The contact pulled over and closed the hood. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 20V315000 (latches/locks/linkages) however, the part to do the recall repair was unavailable. A dealer was not contacted. The vehicle was not diagnosed nor repaired. The manufacturer had not been informed of failure. VIN tool confirms parts not available. The failure mileage was unknown.

- East Orange, NJ, USA

problem #6

Jul 062020

Altima 4-cyl

  • 0 miles
The contact owns a 2014 Nissan Altima. The contact stated that while driving approximately 20 mph, the hood unlatched independently and flew open. The contact pulled over and closed the hood. Three weeks later the contact received NHTSA campaign number: 20V315000 (latches/locks/linkages). The dealer and the manufacturer were made aware of the failure. The vehicle was repaired. The failure mileage was unknown.

- Rockaway Beach, NY, USA

problem #5

Jun 072019

Altima

  • 55,000 miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

The contact owns a 2014 Nissan Altima. While driving 45 mph, the hood unlatched and struck the windshield, causing the glass to crack. The contact also stated that the roof of the vehicle was dented inward. The contact parked the vehicle on the side of the road. The contact tied the hood down and drove home. The vehicle was taken to an independent mechanic. Upon research, the contact stated that he associated the failure with NHTSA campaign number: 16V029000 (latches/locks/linkages). The vehicle was not diagnosed or repaired. The dealer and manufacturer were not notified. The failure mileage was 55,000.

- Staten Island, NY, USA

problem #4

Jan 292018

Altima

  • 33,000 miles
Hood latch defect, latch released while driving on highway, hood flew open and hit windshield

- Myrtle Beach, SC, USA

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problem #3

Dec 282016

Altima

  • 39,000 miles
The contact owns a 2014 Nissan Altima. While driving 20 mph, the hood flew open without warning. In addition, the hood panel was damaged. The vehicle was not diagnosed or repaired. The vehicle was included in NHTSA campaign number: 14V565000 (hood/latch). The manufacturer was not made aware of the failure. The failure mileage was 39,000.

- Choctaw, OK, USA

problem #2

Mar 112016

Altima

  • 24,000 miles
The contact owns a 2014 Nissan Altima. While driving approximately 60 mph, the hood of the vehicle opened independently. The vehicle was able to be pulled off the road. The failure occurred without warning. The vehicle was not taken to an independent mechanic or dealer to be diagnosed or repaired. The manufacturer was not notified of the failure. The vehicle was included in NHTSA campaign number: 15V116000(latches/locks/linkages). The failure mileage was approximately 24,000.

- Brookeville, MD, USA

problem #1

Jun 052015

Altima

  • 44,000 miles
The contact owns a 2014 Nissan Altima. While driving at 35 mph, the hood unlatched independently. The vehicle was taken to an independent mechanic who failed to determine a remedy for the failure. The vehicle was then taken to a dealer where it was informed that the failure might be related to NHTSA campaign number: 15V116000 (latches/locks/linkages). The failure mileage was 44,000.

- Warren, MI, USA

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