06 Nissan Altima

06 Nissan Altima

A month ago I purchased a Nissan Altima 3.5 se. base model, no frills(ie. no bose radio, leather, sunroof.) With that said, the car is still a great buy for the price. I picked one up with 26K for $14,200. I’m upgrading from a 2001 Nissan Altima 2.5. The upgrade in the engine is not even on the same level as the 3.5. The best thing I’ve noticed is how well the car sticks to the ground. Having the extra 1200lbs doesn’t hurt. 06′ Altima weighs roughly 4200lbs. I love the fact that I’m driving a tank now. My 01′ Altima was on iceskates in the snow. I can’t wait to tank up the steep hill from work now.. The cluster for your speedo, rpm, and gas meters looks really nice. They all have a red glow on the needles back lit with reddish orange. Some corny plastic chrome trim around the clusters. Mine is used, and for some reason the chrome is all scratched up, oh well.. Oh yeah, the engine for the 3.5 is nasty. Since I’ve bought my baby I’m really trying to take care of her. Not stepping on the throttle too much. Passing cars is something of ease now. On the highway the car just seems to want more if your traveling around legal limits. 80-100 mph is is no problem. The ride is really constant and steady with power. I didn’t really want to push it past that, but I’m sure the car could of driven way past that. The road i was speeding on is kinda wavy and the car stuck right with the road. The ride was a little bouncey but nothing outta the realm of a mid-size sedan. The MPG I’m getting now is 23.2mpg and thats with being very light on the throttle(350 mi. on 15 gal. of gas.) You will regret buying this car if you speed and don’t like to buy gas. One last thing, “mid-size sedan” = large car. Parking my little go cart of an altima from before to going to this beast is a little annoying in parking lots. A lot of pulling in and backing up, that or turn wide if there’s room. I guess you can say that’s my only gripe and it’s a pretty sad one. I hope this write up helps. IMO it’s a great car for a great price.
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06 Nissan Altima

Test drive review 5 out of 5 Stars Great value & performance by Chris car hobbiest from San Diego, CA. on April 7, 2007 I have a BMW 530i and I like the my wife's 06 Altima SE-R better. A lot more power, handling is about the same, and the over all value goes to the SE-R Altima. I have a BMW 530i and I like the my wife’s 06 Altima SE-R better. A lot more power, handling is about the same, and the over all value goes to the SE-R Altima. 4 out of 5 in Comfort 5 out of 5 in Performance 4 out of 5 in Handling 5 out of 5 in Exterior Styling 4 out of 5 in Interior Design 5 out of 5 in Features 5 out of 5 in Value for the Money 5 out of 5 in Reliability Purchased a new car Does recommend this car 4 out of 4 people found this review helpful. Did you? 4 out of 5 in Comfort 5 out of 5 in Performance 4 out of 5 in Handling 5 out of 5 in Exterior Styling 4 out of 5 in Interior Design 5 out of 5 in Features 5 out of 5 in Value for the Money 5 out of 5 in Reliability Purchased a new car Does recommend this car 4 out of 4 people found this review helpful. Did you?
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06 Nissan Altima

2006 Nissan Altima Values Offered in five trim levels, from the 2.5 to the 3.5 SE-R, the 2006 Nissan Altima is a popular mid-size Sedan offering comfort and practical daily driving capabilities with great styling and nice power under the hood. Engines range from a 170 horsepower 2.5-liter inline 4-cylinder to a 260 horsepower 3.5-liter V6. This four door, five passenger Sedan offers a decent list of standard features and safety equipment, including power locks, steering and windows, front bucket seats, an adjustable steering wheel, a rear window defogger, driver/passenger-side airbags and safety locks. Read more Read less
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06 Nissan Altima

2006 Nissan Altima 2.5 S Review by Maria “Great car” Come on! Look at that pic. Thats a sporty, nice 4 door car that is safe and great on gas. I love my car, its a lease but I might keep it. Depending on the payment. Its a nissan so you know it will run 4ever. its nice than the new body style too! There must be a reason you see them all over the road!
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06 Nissan Altima

I found an ’06 Altima SE-R with 12,345 miles and couldn’t pass it up. Mine is the six speed manual and it is the easiest manual you’ll ever drive. Very smooth gearbox that lets you shift effortlessly between the gears. The engine setup is also nice in that it is not picky about what gear you are in. Even takes off in second. Very classy yet sporty interior. Sport seats are not only nice looking but also functional and comfortable. Also comes with heated seats. Only thing this car is missing is a rear view camera. The exhaust y-pipe design is less than perfect, but I plan to install an aftermarket one to help exhaust flow. I really like the body styling on the SE-R. The fascia and the big dual exhaust pipes really add a nice touch. Suspension is sport tuned, yet doesn’t bounce you around. Very comfortable ride with good feedback from the steering. With the 3.5L V6 there is a good balance of power and gas mileage. From the positive reliability history the Altima’s have, I hope to get many years of fun out of my new SE-R.
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06 Nissan Altima

I have an ’06 Altima SL and have loved driving it. It is very roomy, comfortable, and handles well in all kinds of weather. What I like about this car are all the compartments in the front for putting your CD’s, phone, navigation system, drinks, Satelite radio box, etc. The console is very sharp looking. I got the leather heated seats and they are very comfortable. The back seat is roomy for those longer trips when I sit in the back with my son and my husband drives. I found the engine to be a bit loud but I would not complain about this. The pick up is good and the car has power. My Altima was leased and it is time to turn it in for an SUV. I have enjoyed driving it and do highly recommend it. I only have 36,000 miles on the car but haven’t put any money into it except tires.
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06 Nissan Altima

Absolutely love my Altima!! Owned a 2.5 S special edition bought new in 06. Owned until 2010 when it was hit and totaled on the interstate by a wreckless Semi driver. Car held up VERY well! Loved that one so much I went out and bought another 06 almost just like it! Only differences are the bigger engine, Spoiler, Sunroof and exterior color. A little upset with the MPG but once your used to getting 33-35 MPG down to 23 I guess its a little shocking. Cant complain though. 2.5 had over 75,000 miles on it and the current one only had 56,000 when I bought it. Certainly a HUGE Nissan fan now! Dont think I could ever go back!!

06 Nissan Altima

Offered in five trim levels, from the 2.5 to the 3.5 SE-R, the 2006 Nissan Altima is a popular mid-size Sedan offering comfort and practical daily driving capabilities with great styling and nice power under the hood. Engines range from a 170 horsepower 2.5-liter inline 4-cylinder to a 260 horsepower 3.5-liter V6. This four door, five passenger Sedan offers a decent list of standard features and safety equipment, including power locks, steering and windows, front bucket seats, an adjustable steering wheel, a rear window defogger, driver/passenger-side airbags and safety locks.
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Offered in five trim levels, from the 2.5 to the 3.5 SE-R, the 2006 Nissan Altima is a popular mid-size Sedan offering comfort and practical daily driving capabilities with great styling and nice power under the hood. Engines range from a 170 horsepower 2.5-liter inline 4-cylinder to a 260 horsepower 3.5-liter V6. This four door, five passenger Sedan offers a decent list of standard features and safety equipment, including power locks, steering and windows, front bucket seats, an adjustable steering wheel, a rear window defogger, driver/passenger-side airbags and safety locks. Read more Read less
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This is a great mid-sized car! We have had our Altima V-6 for over 2 years, and not one bit of trouble. With routine maintenance, it keeps on going and going. We drive city streets mostly (25 mpg) and freeways occasionally (40 mph). We will definitely buy another when the time is right, but it will take a lot to get this baby away from us!
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If the sporty stance and Nissan’s reputation doesn’t already attract you to this car, after test driving it there should be no question left in your mind. The 3.5 litre V6 delivers. With great acceleration from a stop or a roll, and handling to match any driver should love this car. Whats great is you can even load the kids up, fit a stroller and all your groceries in the trunk. Functionality meets performance here!

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