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:
20,750 miles

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2014 Nissan Altima Owner Comments

problem #2

Apr 022016

Altima 4-cyl

  • 25,000 miles


The contact owns a 2014 Nissan Altima. While driving 70 mph, the sun roof shattered. The vehicle was diagnosed and repaired. The manufacturer was not notified of the failure. The failure mileage was 25,000. Updated 06/29/16 updated 07/25/16.

- Miller Place, NY, USA

problem #1

May 062015


  • 16,500 miles
The contact owns a 2014 Nissan Altima. While traveling approximately 65 mph, there was a loud popping sound and then the sun roof glass shattered without warning. The contact indicated that the sun roof was closed and that there was no impact. The contact was not sure if the track was off or if the seals failed associated with the glass fracturing. The contact stated that upon opening the sun roof, the glass was already fractured. The vehicle was taken to an authorized dealer for further inspection and diagnosis. The manufacturer was notified of the failure. The approximate failure mileage was 16,500.

- West Valley City, UT, USA

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