2015 Nissan Altima - Problems, Statistics, and Analysis

small car iamge Common problems of the 2015 Nissan Altima

364 problems have been reported for the 2015 Nissan Altima. The following chart shows the 19 most common problems for 2015 Nissan Altima. The number one most common problem is related to the vehicle's air bags with 84 problems. The second most common problem is related to the vehicle's power train (60 problems).

Table 1. Common problems of the 2015 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 2015 Nissan Altima in the United States are 468,053 units [1]. If the total number of problems reported by Nissan Altima owners in the last 3 years is 364, and the age of the vehicle is 3, the PPMY index can then be calculated as

      PPMY Index = 364 / 468,053 / 3 * 1000 = 0.26.

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 2015 Nissan Altima in 2015.

Table 2. PPMY Index and Problem Occurrence Trend

Service Year Number of Problems
  2018
70
  2017
83
  2016
112
  2015
14

small car iamge Compare the 2015 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 2015 Nissan Altima with the Nissan Altima from other model years. Note that the number of problems reported for the 2015 Altima is 364 while the average number of problems reported for the 24 model years of the Nissan Altima is 531.

Table 3. Compare the 2015 Nissan Altima with other model years

Model Year Number of Problems
  2019 Altima
1
  2018 Altima
3
  2017 Altima
37
  2016 Altima
125
  2015 Altima
364
  2014 Altima
541
  2013 Altima
1,494
  2012 Altima
355
  2011 Altima
196
  2010 Altima
368
  2009 Altima
1,856
  2008 Altima
1,125
  2007 Altima
520
  2006 Altima
938
  2005 Altima
1,264
  2004 Altima
324
  2003 Altima
1,060
  2002 Altima
1,278
  2001 Altima
194
  2000 Altima
199
  1999 Altima
107
  1998 Altima
142
  1997 Altima
139
  1996 Altima
117


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