4th Generation (2008—2011) Altima Hybrid Problems

This generations ranks 23rd out of 59 Nissan generations in reliability and is generally a good bet. Owners have the most complaints about the electrical (45%), steering (35%), and the engine (12%). We've listed some of the most recent complaints below, see them all on CarComplaints.com.

  1. Misfire 1 complaints at an average of 42,008 miles in the 2010 Nissan Altima Hybrid.
  2. Engine Won\'t Turn Over, Won\'t Start 9 complaints at an average of 95,200 miles in the 2009 Nissan Altima Hybrid.
  3. Vehicle Shakes 1 complaints at an average of 54,000 miles in the 2008 Nissan Altima Hybrid.

What Altima Hybrid Year is Most Reliable?

Generations are a good baseline for prediciting reliability, but there will almost always be year-to-year differences. We've calculated a reliability score for each model year within this generation, but we've based that score on how the model year compares to all Nissan model years.

Watch out for the 2010 model year which has the highest PainRank™ score in this generation.

Year Complaints Recalls TSBs PainRank (?)
2011 2 0 11 0.77
2010 5 0 26 4.94
2009 21 0 23 3.58
2008 3 1 23 2.17

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