2010 Nissan Altima - Problems, Statistics, and Analysis

Common problems of the 2010 Nissan Altima

370 problems have been reported for the 2010 Nissan Altima.
The following chart shows the 22 most common problems for 2010 Nissan Altima.
The number one most common problem is related to the vehicle's electrical system
with 56 problems.
The second most common problem is related to the vehicle's power train
(51 problems).

Table 1. Common problems of the 2010 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 2010 Nissan Altima in the United States are 197,114 units [1]. If the total number of problems reported by Nissan Altima owners in the last 8 years is 370, and the age of the vehicle is 8, 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 2010 Nissan Altima in 2010.

Table 2. PPMY Index and Problem Occurrence Trend

Service Year

Number of Problems

2018

31

2017

33

2016

50

2015

44

2014

65

2013

28

2012

44

2011

19

2010

3

Compare the 2010 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 2010 Nissan Altima
with the Nissan Altima from other model years.
Note that the number of problems reported for the 2010 Altima is 370
while the average number of problems reported for the 24 model years of the Nissan Altima is 533.

Table 3. Compare the 2010 Nissan Altima with other model years