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3/4 Front Glamour 2003 Nissan Altima

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Specs, Warranty & Reliability

The table below shows all 2003 Nissan Altima specs by style, including MPG (fuel economy), transmission details, and interior and exterior dimensions. Additionally, find 2003 Nissan Altima warranty and reliability information, such as limits on bumper-to-bumper coverage and major components.

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  • Overview
    MSRP *$16,749$18,599$22,649
    Invoice *$16,365$17,395$20,946
    Engine2.5L I-4 175 HP 180 ft.lbs. @ 4,000 rpm2.5L I-4 175 HP 180 ft.lbs. @ 4,000 rpm3.5L V-6 245 HP 246 ft.lbs. @ 4,400 rpm
    TransmissionStandard:5-spd man w/ODAvailable:4-spd auto w/ODStandard:5-spd man w/ODAvailable:4-spd auto w/ODStandard:5-spd man w/ODAvailable:4-spd auto w/OD
    Fuel Economy City23.0 mpg23.0 mpg21.0 mpg
    Fuel Economy Hwy29.0 mpg29.0 mpg26.0 mpg
    Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles36/36,00036/36,00036/36,000
  • Powertrain
    Engine2.5L I-4 175 HP 180 ft.lbs. @ 4,000 rpm2.5L I-4 175 HP 180 ft.lbs. @ 4,000 rpm3.5L V-6 245 HP 246 ft.lbs. @ 4,400 rpm
    TransmissionStandard:5-spd man w/ODAvailable:4-spd auto w/ODStandard:5-spd man w/ODAvailable:4-spd auto w/ODStandard:5-spd man w/ODAvailable:4-spd auto w/OD
    Alternator110 amp110 amp110 amp
    Batterywith run down protectionwith run down protectionwith run down protection
    Axle RatioStandard:4.13Available:4.09Standard:4.13Available:4.09Standard:3.81Available:3.79
    Recommended Fuel Typepremium unleadedpremium unleadedpremium unleaded
    Fuel Tank20.0 gal.20.0 gal.20.0 gal.
    Exhauststainless steelstainless steelstainless steel with chrome tailpipe finish
    Drive Typefront-wheelfront-wheelfront-wheel
    Traction ControlN/AN/AAvailable:driveline
  • Steering and Suspension
    RideN/AN/Asport
    Front Suspensionstrutstrutstrut
    Front Anti-Roll Barfront anti-roll barfront anti-roll barfront anti-roll bar
    Front Springscoilcoilcoil
    Rear Suspensionindependent multi-linkindependent multi-linkindependent multi-link
    Rear Anti-Roll Barrear anti-roll barrear anti-roll barrear anti-roll bar
    Rear Springscoilcoilcoil
    Steeringrack & pinionrack & pinionrack & pinion
    Brakes4-wheel disc4-wheel disc4-wheel disc
    Vented Disc Brakesfrontfrontfront
    Wheels16.0 " steel16.0 " steel17.0 " silver aluminum
    Front TiresP205/65TR16.0BSW ASP205/65TR16.0BSW ASStandard:P215/55VR17.0BSW ASAvailable:P215/55HR17.0BSW AS
    Spare Tire and Wheelcompact steelcompact steelcompact steel
  • Seating and Interior
    Seating Capacity555
    Front Seat Typebucketbucketbucket
    Heated Front SeatsN/AN/AAvailable:driver and front passenger heated-cushion, heated-seatback
    Front Headrestsadjustableadjustableadjustable
    Front Armrestscenter w/storagecenter w/storagecenter w/storage
    Front Driver Seat Direction Controls4-wayStandard:8-wayAvailable:(8-way power)(8-way power)
    Front Passenger Seat Direction Controls4-way4-way4-way
    Rear Seats60-40 bench60-40 bench60-40 bench
    Rear Headrestsfixedfixedfixed
    Rear Armrestscentercentercenter
    Seat TrimclothclothStandard:clothAvailable:leather
    Door TrimclothclothStandard:clothAvailable:leatherette
    Headlinerfull clothfull clothfull cloth
    Floor Trimcarpetcarpetcarpet
    Dashboard Insertmetal-lookmetal-lookmetal-look
  • Comfort and Conveniences
    SunroofN/AAvailable:express open/closeAvailable:express open/close
    Vanity MirrorsN/AAvailable:dual illuminateddual illuminated
    Auxiliary VisorsN/AAvailable:dualdual
    Rearview Mirrorday-nightday-nightStandard:day-nightAvailable:auto-dimming day-night
    Glove Boxlockinglockinglocking
    Dome Lightdome lightfadefade
    Reading Lightsfrontfrontfront
    Floor Consolefullfullfull
    Overhead Consolemini with storagemini with storagemini with storage
    Cup Holderfront and rearfront and rearfront and rear
    Instrument Panel Storagecovered bincovered bincovered bin
    Seatback StorageN/A22
    Door Binsdualdualdual
    Cargo Floor Trimcarpetedcarpetedcarpeted
    Trunk Lid TrimN/AN/AAvailable:carpet
    Cargo NetN/AAvailable:cargo netcargo net
    Cargo Lightcargo lightcargo lightcargo light
    Front Air ConditioningN/Amanualmanual
    Climate ControlN/AN/AAvailable:automatic air conditioning
    Rear Heat Ductsunderseat ductsunderseat ductsunderseat ducts
    Radioradio prepStandard:AM/FM stereo, clock, seek-scanAvailable:clockpremium AM/FM stereo, seek-scanStandard:AM/FM stereo, clock, seek-scanAvailable:premium AM/FM stereo, seek-scan
    Radio Steering Wheel ControlsN/AAvailable:radio steering wheel controlsradio steering wheel controls
    CDN/AStandard:in-dash mounted singleAvailable:in-dash mounted 6-discStandard:in-dash mounted singleAvailable:in-dash mounted 6-disc
    SpeakersprepStandard:6Available:8 BoseStandard:6Available:8 Bose
    Antennawindow gridwindow gridwindow grid
    Cruise ControlN/Awith steering wheel controlswith steering wheel controls
    Door Lockspower with 2 stage unlockpower with 2 stage unlockpower with 2 stage unlock
    Remote Keyless EntryN/Akeyfob (all doors)keyfob (all doors)
    Trunk/Hatch/Door Releasepowerpowerpower
    Remote Fuel Flap Releasemechanicalmechanicalmechanical
    Rear Child Safety Door Locksrear child safety door locksrear child safety door locksrear child safety door locks
    Power Outlets222
    Driver Foot Restdriver foot restdriver foot restdriver foot rest
    Retained Accessory Powerretained accessory powerretained accessory powerretained accessory power
    Garage Door OpenerN/AN/AAvailable:HomeLink Wireless Control System
    Smokers Packageashtrayashtrayashtray
    Lighter Elementsfrontfrontfront
    Instrument Displayanaloganaloganalog
    Tachometertachometertachometertachometer
    Water Temp Gaugeengine temperature gaugeengine temperature gaugeengine temperature gauge
    Exterior TemperatureN/AAvailable:exterior temperatureexterior temperature
    Trip ComputerN/AAvailable:trip computertrip computer
    Trip Odometertrip odometertrip odometertrip odometer
    Steering Wheeltelescopic tilttelescopic tilttelescopic tilt
    Steering Wheel MaterialN/AAvailable:leatherleather
    Front Windowspowerpowerpower
    Rear Windowspowerpowerpower
    1-Touch OpendriverStandard:driverAvailable:driver and passengerdriver and passenger
    Tinted Windowslightlightlight
    Front Windshield Wipersvariable intermittentvariable intermittentvariable intermittent
    Sun Visor Stripsun visor stripsun visor stripsun visor strip
    Rear Defrosterrear defrosterrear defrosterrear defroster
  • Safety
    Anti-Lock Brakes (ABS)N/AAvailable:4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS)Available:4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS)
    Center High Mounted Stop Lightcenter high mounted stop lightcenter high mounted stop lightcenter high mounted stop light
    Front Impact Airbagsdriver and passengerdriver and passengerdriver and passenger
    Driver Side Impact AirbagsN/AAvailable:seat mountedAvailable:seat mounted
    Passenger Side Impact AirbagN/AAvailable:seat mountedAvailable:seat mounted
    Overhead AirbagN/AAvailable:curtain 1st and 2nd row overhead airbagsAvailable:curtain 1st and 2nd row overhead airbags
    Side Impact Barsside impact beamsside impact beamsside impact beams
    Seatbelt Pretensionersfrontfrontfront
    Ignition Disableimmobilizerimmobilizerimmobilizer
    Panic AlarmN/Apanic alarmpanic alarm
    Security SystemN/AAvailable:security systemsecurity system
  • Dimensions and Capacities
    Door Count4 doors4 doors4 doors
    Maximum Cargo Volume15.6 cu.ft.15.6 cu.ft.15.6 cu.ft.
    Exterior Length191.5 "191.5 "191.5 "
    Exterior Width70.4 "70.4 "70.4 "
    Exterior Height57.9 "57.9 "57.9 "
    Wheelbase110 "110 "110 "
    Front Tread61 "61 "61 "
    Rear Tread61 "61 "61 "
    Turning Radius18.7 '18.7 '19.4 '
    Curb WeightStandard:3,001 lbs.Available:3,049 lbs.Standard:3,039 lbs.Available:3,088 lbs.Standard:3,197 lbs.Available:3,246 lbs.
    Max Trailer Weight1,000 lbs.1,000 lbs.1,000 lbs.
    Drag Coefficient.32.32.32
    Front Legroom43.9 "43.9 "43.9 "
    Rear Legroom36.4 "36.4 "36.4 "
    Front Headroom40.8 "40.8 "40.8 "
    Rear Headroom37.6 "37.6 "37.6 "
    Front Hiproom53.0 "53.0 "53.0 "
    Rear Hiproom52.7 "52.7 "52.7 "
    Front Shoulder Room56.7 "56.7 "56.7 "
    Rear Shoulder Room56.1 "56.1 "56.1 "
    Passenger Volume103 cu.ft.103 cu.ft.103 cu.ft.
    Interior Cargo Volume15.6 cu.ft.15.6 cu.ft.15.6 cu.ft.
  • Exterior Features
    Rear SpoilerN/AN/AAvailable:wing
    Bumpersbody-coloredbody-coloredbody-colored
    Bodyside Moldingsbody-coloredbody-coloredbody-colored
    Grille Moldingschromechromechrome
    Paintclearcoat monotoneclearcoat monotoneclearcoat monotone
    Exterior Mirrorsdual manual remotedual power remoteStandard:dual power remoteAvailable:dual power remote heated
  • Warranty
    Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles36/36,00036/36,00036/36,000
    Major Components Months/Miles60/60,00060/60,00060/60,000
    Corrosion Perforation Months/Miles60/unlimited60/unlimited60/unlimited
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Safety Rating

Below is the 2003 Nissan Altima safety rating information and crash results as reported by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). The ratings are based on a star system and can vary by style.
StyleFrontal Rating
Side Rating
2.5 Base 4dr Sedan
DriverFront Seat
PassengerRear Seat
2.5 S 4dr Sedan
DriverFront Seat
PassengerRear Seat
2.5 SL 4dr Sedan
DriverFront Seat
PassengerRear Seat
3.5 SE 4dr Sedan
DriverFront Seat
PassengerRear Seat

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