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2007 Nissan Altima - Problems, Statistics, and Analysis

small car iamge Common problems of the 2007 Nissan Altima

498 problems have been reported for the 2007 Nissan Altima. The following chart shows the 23 most common problems for 2007 Nissan Altima. The number one most common problem is related to the vehicle's suspension with 117 problems. The second most common problem is related to the vehicle's service brakes, hydraulic (67 problems).

Table 1. Common problems of the 2007 Nissan Altima

small car iamge PPMY Index and Problem Occurrence Trend

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 2007 Nissan Altima in the United States are 196,870 units [1]. If the total number of problems reported by Nissan Altima owners in the last 11 years is 498, and the age of the vehicle is 11, the PPMY index can then be calculated as

      PPMY Index = 498 / 196,870 / 11 * 1000 = 0.23.

For more information, refer to this page: A study of reliability comparison across Nissan Altima model year vehicles.

The following chart shows the number of problems reported during each of the service years since the debut of the 2007 Nissan Altima in 2007.

Table 2. PPMY Index and Problem Occurrence Trend

Service Year Number of Problems
  2007
2
  2008
23
  2009
32
  2010
49
  2011
101
  2012
64
  2013
54
  2014
37
  2015
32
  2016
18
  2017
12
  2018
0

small car iamge Compare the 2007 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 2007 Nissan Altima with the Nissan Altima from other model years. Note that the number of problems reported for the 2007 Altima is 498 while the average number of problems reported for the 22 model years of the Nissan Altima is 538.

Table 3. Compare the 2007 Nissan Altima with other model years

Model Year Number of Problems
  2017 Altima
12
  2016 Altima
65
  2015 Altima
281
  2014 Altima
434
  2013 Altima
1,268
  2012 Altima
276
  2011 Altima
156
  2010 Altima
325
  2009 Altima
1,791
  2008 Altima
1,060
  2007 Altima
498
  2006 Altima
909
  2005 Altima
1,239
  2004 Altima
318
  2003 Altima
1,055
  2002 Altima
1,272
  2001 Altima
194
  2000 Altima
199
  1999 Altima
101
  1998 Altima
142
  1997 Altima
139
  1996 Altima
115


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