Safety Ratings
2012 Nissan Altima
Overall 2.0000
Overall Front Crash 2.0000
Front Crash Driver Side 2.0000
Front Crash Passenger Side 2.0000
Overall Side Crash 2.5000
Side Crash Driver Side 2.0000
Side Crash Passenger Side 2.5000
Rollover 4.5000
Side Pole Crash 5
Number of Recalls8
Number of Complaints78
Number of Investigations2
Recall Notice

LemonFree has found some important recall information regarding 2012 Nissan Altima vehicles

2012 Nissan Altima (10/10/2012)  

Campaign Number: 12V494000

Component Name: STEERING

Manufacturer: Nissan North America, Inc.

Description: Nissan is recalling certain model year 2012-2013 Altima vehicles manufactured from May 10, 2012, through July 26, 2012. These vehicles may have been equipped with transverse link bolts and power steering rack bolts that were not torqued to proper specification.

Defect: The affected bolts could become loose and fall out which may lead to a loss of vehicle control, increasing the risk of a vehicle crash.

Corrective Action: Nissan will notify owners, and dealers will tighten the bolts to the proper torque specifications. The safety recall is expected to begin during November 2012. Owners may contact Nissan Customer Service at 1-800-647-7261.

2012 Nissan Altima (10/10/2012)  

Campaign Number: 12V494000

Component Name: SUSPENSION

Manufacturer: Nissan North America, Inc.

Description: Nissan is recalling certain model year 2012-2013 Altima vehicles manufactured from May 10, 2012, through July 26, 2012. These vehicles may have been equipped with transverse link bolts and power steering rack bolts that were not torqued to proper specification.

Defect: The affected bolts could become loose and fall out which may lead to a loss of vehicle control, increasing the risk of a vehicle crash.

Corrective Action: Nissan will notify owners, and dealers will tighten the bolts to the proper torque specifications. The safety recall is expected to begin during November 2012. Owners may contact Nissan Customer Service at 1-800-647-7261.

2012 Nissan Altima (2/14/2012)  

Campaign Number: 12V055000

Component Name: AIR BAGS:SIDE/WINDOW

Manufacturer: Nissan North America, Inc.

Description: NISSAN IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2012 ALTIMA AND VERSA VEHICLES. THESE VEHICLES MAY BE EQUIPPED WITH SIDE CURTAIN AIR BAGS THAT CONTAIN AN INCORRECT PROPELLANT MIXTURE FOR THE INITIATOR COMPONENT USED, RESULTING IN INSUFFICIENT OUTPUT OF COMPRESSED GAS.

Defect: THE SIDE CURTAIN AIR BAGS MAY NOT DEPLOY, INCREASING THE RISK OF INJURY.

Corrective Action: NISSAN WILL NOTIFY OWNERS, AND DEALERS WILL REPLACE ONE OR BOTH SIDE CURTAIN AIR BAG MODULES, AS NECESSARY, FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON MARCH 12, 2012. OWNERS MAY CONTACT NISSAN CUSTOMER SERVICE AT 615-725-1000.

2012 Nissan Altima (8/9/2011)  

Campaign Number: 11V408000

Component Name: AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:SENSOR/CONTROL MODULE

Manufacturer: Nissan North America, Inc.

Description: NISSAN IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2012 NISSAN ALTIMA VEHICLES MANUFACTURED FROM JUNE 15, 2011, THROUGH JUNE 21, 2011 AND MODEL YEAR 2012 NISSAN NV VEHICLES MANUFACTURED FROM JUNE 23, 2011, THROUGH JUNE 28, 2011 BECAUSE THE AIR BAG CONTROL UNIT (ACU) WAS ASSEMBLED INCORRECTLY.

Defect: THE AFFECTED ACU WILL NOT OPERATE AS DESIGNED AND THIS ISSUE MAY CAUSE THE AIR BAGS NOT TO INFLATE IN A CRASH WHEN THEY ARE DESIGNED TO INFLATE. THIS COULD INCREASE THE RISK OF INJURY.

Corrective Action: NISSAN WILL REPLACE THE AIR BAG CONTROL UNIT FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON AUGUST 22, 2011. OWNERS MAY CONTACT NISSAN AT 1-800-647-7261.

2012 Nissan Altima (7/19/2011)  

Campaign Number: 11V371000

Component Name: SUSPENSION

Manufacturer: Nissan North America, Inc.

Description: NISSAN IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2011-2012 NISSAN ALTIMA SEDAN VEHICLES MANUFACTURED FROM APRIL 25, 2011, THROUGH JUNE 10, 2011 AT THE CANTON, MISSISSIPPI PLANT. THE TRANSVERSE LINK BOLT MAY NOT HAVE BEEN TORQUED TO THE PROPER SPECIFICATION. THIS CONDITION COULD CAUSE THE BOLT TO BECOME LOOSE WHILE THE VEHICLE IS BEING DRIVEN, CREATING A RATTLING NOISE AND VIBRATION.

Defect: IF THE BOLT COMES OUT COMPLETELY, THE DRIVER MAY EXPERIENCE DIFFICULTY CONTROLLING THE DIRECTION OF THE VEHICLE WHICH COULD RESULT IN A CRASH.

Corrective Action: NISSAN WILL REPLACE THE TRANSVERSE LINK BOLTS AND NUTS AND TIGHTEN THEM TO THE PROPER TORQUE SPECIFICATION FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON AUGUST 8, 2011. OWNERS MAY CONTACT NISSAN AT 1-800-647-7261.

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$16,877

2012 NISSAN ALTIMA

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 29277 Miles
  • Ext Color: Silver
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Beech Island, SC
  • MPG: 23 City / 32 Hwy

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  • Mileage: 109001 Miles
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  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Beech Island, SC
  • MPG: 23 City / 32 Hwy

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  • Mileage: 21889 Miles
  • Ext Color: Gray
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  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
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  • MPG: 23 City / 32 Hwy

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  • Mileage: 39610 Miles
  • Ext Color: Black
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Saint Louis, MO
  • MPG: 23 City / 32 Hwy

2012 Nissan Altima S

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  • Bodystyle: Coupe
  • Mileage: 58378 Miles
  • Ext Color: Red
  • Int Color: Black
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Hazelwood, MO
  • MPG: 23 City / 32 Hwy

2012 Nissan Altima

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$16,995

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  • Mileage: 30723 Miles
  • Ext Color: N/A
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Saint Louis, MO
  • MPG: 23 City / 32 Hwy

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  • Mileage: 24312 Miles
  • Ext Color: Gray
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: North Dartmouth, MA
  • MPG: 23 City / 32 Hwy

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  • Mileage: 36552 Miles
  • Ext Color: White
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Lexington, KY
  • MPG: 23 City / 32 Hwy

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  • Mileage: 34595 Miles
  • Ext Color: Gray
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Great Falls, MT
  • MPG: 23 City / 32 Hwy

2012 Nissan Altima S

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  • Mileage: 43313 Miles
  • Ext Color: Silver
  • Int Color: Black
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
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  • MPG: 23 City / 32 Hwy

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  • Mileage: 41386 Miles
  • Ext Color: Black
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
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  • MPG: 23 City / 32 Hwy

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  • Mileage: 43416 Miles
  • Ext Color: Beige
  • Int Color: Black
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Capitol Heights, MD
  • MPG: 23 City / 32 Hwy
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