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Nissan Altima and Chevrolet Equinox Lemon Odds and Nada Odds for the Year Ending December 31, 2015

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Year Make/Model Nada Odds per 100 Cars Lemon Odds per 100 Cars    
27 vehicles, 11.9 months per vehicle, 20000 miles driven2014 Chevrolet Equinox Join or sign in to view   see reported repairs
  27 vehicles, 11.9 months per vehicle, 20000 miles driven
51 vehicles, 11.7 months per vehicle, 32100 miles driven2013 Chevrolet Equinox
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  51 vehicles, 11.7 months per vehicle, 32100 miles driven
43 vehicles, 11.5 months per vehicle, 36800 miles driven

Redesigned for this model year.
2013
Nissan Altima
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  43 vehicles, 11.5 months per vehicle, 36800 miles driven

Redesigned for this model year.
28 vehicles, 11.8 months per vehicle, 50400 miles driven2012 Chevrolet Equinox Join or sign in to view   see reported repairs
  28 vehicles, 11.8 months per vehicle, 50400 miles driven
44 vehicles, 11.7 months per vehicle, 68000 miles driven2011 Chevrolet Equinox
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  44 vehicles, 11.7 months per vehicle, 68000 miles driven
43 vehicles, 11.4 months per vehicle, 69800 miles driven

Redesigned for this model year. Has required far more repairs than subsequent model years. Multiple reports of excessive oil consumption with the four-cylinder engine.
2010
Chevrolet Equinox
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  43 vehicles, 11.4 months per vehicle, 69800 miles driven

Redesigned for this model year. Has required far more repairs than subsequent model years. Multiple reports of excessive oil consumption with the four-cylinder engine.
39 vehicles, 11.7 months per vehicle, 69800 miles driven2010 Nissan Altima
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  39 vehicles, 11.7 months per vehicle, 69800 miles driven
37 vehicles, 11.8 months per vehicle, 86600 miles driven2008 Nissan Altima
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  37 vehicles, 11.8 months per vehicle, 86600 miles driven
29 vehicles, 11.3 months per vehicle, 97100 miles driven

Redesigned for this model year.
2007
Nissan Altima Join or sign in to view   see reported repairs
  29 vehicles, 11.3 months per vehicle, 97100 miles driven

Redesigned for this model year.

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Nissan Altima vs. Chevrolet Equinox Lemon Odds and Nada Odds

Other sources of Nissan Altima and Chevrolet Equinox reliability data provide only averages, which can conceal as much as they reveal. So we also report the percentage of Nissan Altimas and Chevrolet Equinoxs with no repairs at all in the past year and the percentage of Nissan Altimas and Chevrolet Equinoxs that are lemons (required three or more repair trips in the past year). These figures might surprise you.

These stats are promptly updated four times a year, to closely track Nissan Altima and Chevrolet Equinox lemon odds as the cars age. Others can be over a year behind. Only TrueDelta tells you how reliable the Nissan Altima and Chevrolet Equinox have been recently.

To see how frequently Nissan Altima and Chevrolet Equinox problems occur, check out our car reliability stats.

What Our Members Are Saying about the Brand Reputation of the Nissan Altima

Nissan Altima Brand Reputation: Pros
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2014 4dr Sedan 182-horsepower 2.5L I4
CVT FWD
This is a great car, very comfortable to drive, great on the highway. Fuel econoby SUPERB!
2013 4dr Sedan 270-horsepower 3.5L V6
7-speed shiftable CVT FWD
We have owned 4 Maximas in the past, and were considering another, when we took a drive in this car. If you're a Maxima fan, don't drive this one or you'll take it home!
2009 4dr Sedan 175-horsepower 2.5L I4
6-speed shiftable CVT FWD
Nissan has an outstanding reputation for longevity and great performance. My next car will be a Maxima. I look forward to driving the 4 door sports car.
2008 4dr Sedan 175-horsepower 2.5L I4
6-speed shiftable CVT FWD
Dependable,reliable,comfortable
2008 4dr Sedan 175-horsepower 2.5L I4
6-speed shiftable CVT FWD
In Kuwait Nissan has a very good image. Resale value is really good
2008 4dr Sedan 270-horsepower 3.5L V6
6-speed shiftable CVT FWD
I have always heard good things from other Altima and Nissan owners.
2008 4dr Sedan 175-horsepower 2.5L I4
6-speed shiftable CVT FWD
Voted at or near the top in customer satisfaction. Have owned numerous Nissan vehicles and have nothing but great things to say about them.
2007 4dr Sedan 270-horsepower 3.5L V6
6-speed shiftable CVT FWD
Japaneese Quality
2007 4dr Sedan 270-horsepower 3.5L V6
6-speed manual FWD
Having owned a bullet-proof Maxima for 7 years, I am looking forward to more of the same from the Altima. So far, so good.
Nissan Altima Brand Reputation: Cons
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2012 4dr Sedan 175-horsepower 2.5L I4
6-speed shiftable CVT FWD
Well respected.
 

What Our Members Are Saying about the Brand Reputation of the Chevrolet Equinox

Chevrolet Equinox Brand Reputation: Cons
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2010 4dr SUV 182-horsepower 2.4L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
I never really liked (or disliked) the previous generation Equinox...and it took several test drives versus the competition, and many online owner reviews to convince me that the "new GM" really was new..
2006 4dr SUV 185-horsepower 3.4L V6
5-speed automatic FWD
I have always been a GM fan. If this Equinox had been my first, I would never have bought another GM vehicle. I have had several Tahoes and Suburbans. All were excellent vehicles.