2002 Nissan Altima Review

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The Nissan Altima is Nissan’s best selling car. The Altima has been completely redesigned for 2002. For the first time since it’s introduction in 1992, the Altima is available with a V6 engine. It has also been redesigned with more interior room and exterior size. This is the third redesign for the Altima. Last years model was upgraded extensively with new styling and more horsepower. This year’s model is wider, taller, and longer.

For 2002, the Nissan Altima is available in four trims. The Altima is available in the 2.5, 2.5 S, 2.5 SL and 3.5 SE. The Altima engine for the 2.5 trims is a 2.5L I4 with 175 horsepower. The Altima 3.5 SE packs a bigger punch with a 240 horsepower V6.

Standard equipment on all four trims includes dual front and rear cup holders, 60/40 rear split folding seat, power windows, tilt steering, rear window defroster, and power door locks. The 2.5 S trim offers upgrades such as remote keyless entry, cruise control, AM/FM with CD, and air conditioning.

2002 Nissan Altima Review

The 2.5 SL version comes with a power driver’s seat, a premium stereo system, leather upholstery, and 16″ alloy wheels. The top of the Altima line, the 3.5 SE, also adds fog lights, dual exhaust, 17″ alloy wheels, and a trip computer.

Safety features for all four trims include child safety locks, dual front airbags, and optional ABS brakes and side impact airbags.