2001 Nissan Altima - Problems, Statistics, and Analysis

Common problems of the 2001 Nissan Altima

194 problems have been reported for the 2001 Nissan Altima.
The following chart shows the 18 most common problems for 2001 Nissan Altima.
The number one most common problem is related to the vehicle's engine and engine cooling
with 66 problems.
The second most common problem is related to the vehicle's electrical system
(19 problems).

Table 1. Common problems of the 2001 Nissan Altima

In our research we use the PPMY index to compare the reliability of vehicles. The PPMY index of a certain model is defined as the problems reported per thousand vehicles per Year. The total sales of the 2001 Nissan Altima in the United States are 134,544 units [1]. If the total number of problems reported by Nissan Altima owners in the last 18 years is 194, and the age of the vehicle is 18, the PPMY index can then be calculated as

The following chart shows the number of problems reported during each of the service
years since the debut of the 2001 Nissan Altima in 2001.

Table 2. PPMY Index and Problem Occurrence Trend

Service Year

Number of Problems

2019

0

2018

0

2017

1

2016

3

2015

0

2014

5

2013

5

2012

4

2011

6

2010

7

2009

19

2008

17

2007

5

2006

14

2005

10

2004

11

2003

28

2002

16

2001

1

Compare the 2001 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 2001 Nissan Altima
with the Nissan Altima from other model years.
Note that the number of problems reported for the 2001 Altima is 194
while the average number of problems reported for the 24 model years of the Nissan Altima is 555.

Table 3. Compare the 2001 Nissan Altima with other model years