Vehicles Affected: Approximately 625,000 model-year 2013-15 Nissan Altima vehicles manufactured March 1, 2013, to Dec. 31, 2014. This is an expansion of a previous recall and the number of vehicles affected could change. "Nissan is continuing to investigate the number...
Nissan expanded an October recall on its Altima sedan, adding vehicles from model years 2014 and 2015 to the 220,000 vehicles recalled from MY 2013. Continue reading Nissan expands Altima hood latch recall to 625k cars Nissan expands Altima hood latch recall to 625k cars originally appeared on Autoblog on Fri, 06 Mar 2015 13:31:00 EST. Show More Summary
Nissan is expanding an earlier recall of its popular Altima sedans to fix a flaw that can cause the hood to fly open while the car is being driven.
Five months after Nissan first issued a recall of its most popular vehicle for hood latch issues, the car maker is adding more than 640,000 Altima sedans to the list. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reports in a notice [PDF] that Nissan has recalled an additional 625,000 model year 2013 to 2015 Altima sedans that may … [More]
The company is still investigating the failures to determine a root cause.
By Bernie Woodall DETROIT (Reuters) - Nissan Motor Co expanded the North American recall of its top-selling Altima sedan to about 878,000 vehicles because a secondary hood latch may fail and cause the hood to fly up while the car is in motion, according to a company filing with U.S. Show More Summary
Redesigned for the 2013 model year, but built on the same Nissan D platform, the fifth-generation Altima, marked the beginning of a successful era for the Japanese automaker in North America’s crowded midsize segment. After lagging far...Show More Summary
The 2016 model year refresh for the Nissan Altima likely includes some major changes. It's possible the design could get a sportier look, and some tech updates are potentially on the way too. Fuel economy might even see a boost. The tweaks are all to keep the sedan's sales number growing in the midsize market. Show More Summary
The Nissan Altima has had a slow start in Australia since launching in late 2013, with last year's sales only amounting to a 3.6 percent share of the total midsize car market - roughly the same as what the equally-unloved Skoda Octavia enjoys. Show More Summary
Product-planning exec Pierre Loing promises big mid-cycle changes to help the Altima remain competitive in the midsize segment.
"In one of the most competitive classes in the car market, the generally capable 2015 Nissan Altima is hamstrung by subpar drivability — an unrefined transmission and associated engine noise," says Cars.com reviewer Joe Wiesenfelder. Check out his review for...
There's no doubt many families consider Nissan's popular midsize sedan when shopping for a car. After a full redesign for 2013, not much about the Altima has changed for the 2015 model year aside from some technology and convenience feature...
A Queens man has been charged with murder after police say he intentionally drove a Nissan Altima into a crowd of people outside a catering hall, killing one and critically injuring two others. Kevin Weekes, 20, is also charged with assault and reckless endangerment following the horrific crash, which occurred around 10:30 p.m. Show More Summary
Turns out Mama June is a sugar mama... buying the guy who molested her daughter a car.June plunked down around $25,000 CASH at a car dealership in Macon, GA for 2 used Nissan Altimas... an '07 and an '09. The pic shows a smiling June with her hand…
KUWAIT CITY—It’s been a busy week for Canada’s home-grown jihadis. Monday, October 20: Martin Rouleau, a French-Canadian convert to Islam, ran down two Canadian soldiers with his Nissan Altima, then led the RCMP on a chase that ended...Show More Summary
The hoods of 2013 Nissan Altima sedans can fly open while driving, the automaker disclosed in a notice to federal regulators saying that it plans to recall more than 220,000 cars.
The only time you might expect to see the hood of a car fly up while driving down the road is in an action movie. But for hundreds of thousands of Nissan Altima owners that scenario could happen at just about anytime, and that’s a big problem. Nissan recently announced the recall of about 220,000 model year 2013 Nissan Altimas, … [More]
Categories: Afternoon Coffee Tags: General News Amazon.com Inc. will open a physical store in New York City - and in time for the holiday shopping season. Also, Nissan is recalling around 220,000 2013 model year Altimas due to a dangerous defect with the hoods of the cars. Show More Summary
Secondary latch can bind and fail due to corrosion or debris.