Compare Nissan Vehicles

PainRank combines owner data, recall frequency, vehicle age, and other factors to give you a guide about which vehicles are a pain-in-the-butt to own. We’ve also ranked Nissan generations, so you can get a better sense of which vehicles and model years you should avoid like the plague.

Why You Should Avoid the 5th Generation Nissan Altima

From 2013 to 2018, the Altima accumulated an overall PainRank™ of 53.89. By our math that means it ranks last in overall reliability. See why it ranks so poorly.

Want to know now all 55 Nissan generations rank?

Rank Model Generation Years Reliability PainRank
55th Altima Gen 5 2013—2018
53.89
54th Altima Gen 3 2002—2006
40.35
53rd Maxima Gen 6 2004—2008
37.13