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 this clunker" badge.

Owners are complaining about a whining noise from the power steering pump and a concerning amount vibration and even transmission failure related to the CVT (Continuously Variable Transmission).


definitely annoying
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
35,667 miles

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2014 Nissan Altima Owner Comments

problem #3

Dec 282016


  • 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


  • 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


  • 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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