1997 Nissan Altima - Problems, Statistics, and Analysis

small car iamge 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

small car iamge Problem Occurrence Trend

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

small car iamge 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

Model Year Number of Problems
  2017 Altima
14
  2016 Altima
72
  2015 Altima
288
  2014 Altima
445
  2013 Altima
1,291
  2012 Altima
290
  2011 Altima
158
  2010 Altima
334
  2009 Altima
1,799
  2008 Altima
1,075
  2007 Altima
499
  2006 Altima
912
  2005 Altima
1,241
  2004 Altima
319
  2003 Altima
1,057
  2002 Altima
1,272
  2001 Altima
194
  2000 Altima
199
  1999 Altima
102
  1998 Altima
142
  1997 Altima
139
  1996 Altima
117


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