1997 Nissan Altima - Problems, Statistics, and Analysis

Common problems of the 1997 Nissan Altima

139 problems have been reported for the 1997 Nissan Altima.
The following chart shows the 20 most common problems for 1997 Nissan Altima.
The number one most common problem is related to the vehicle's air bags
with 36 problems.
The second most common problem is related to the vehicle's electrical system
(16 problems).

Table 1. Common problems of the 1997 Nissan Altima

The following chart shows the number of problems reported during each of the service
years since the debut of the 1997 Nissan Altima in 1997.

Table 2. Problem Occurrence Trend

Service Year

Number of Problems

2018

0

2017

0

2016

9

2015

1

2014

0

2013

2

2012

0

2011

0

2010

2

2009

2

2008

2

2007

0

2006

1

2005

1

2004

11

2003

12

2002

13

2001

4

2000

8

1999

10

1998

21

1997

1

Compare the 1997 Nissan Altima with Other Model Years

When making the decision between buying a new or used Nissan Altima,
the following table can be used to compare the 1997 Nissan Altima
with the Nissan Altima from other model years.
Note that the number of problems reported for the 1997 Altima is 139
while the average number of problems reported for the 22 model years of the Nissan Altima is 543.

Table 3. Compare the 1997 Nissan Altima with other model years