Not surprisingly, for the Altima the overwhelming #1 complaint is the transmission, a CVT used in almost all current Nissans. Those things are known to fail relatively early, and unless the car is fairly new, the cost to repair is often as much if not more than the car is worth.
A failed CVT is the most likely reason why this 7 year old Cube is in a junkyard: http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2017/1 ... ssan-cube/
Blue Ocean 2012 Leaf SV, lost that 1st bar at 34 months/26,435 miles. Lease returned 2 months later. Final LeafStat figures: 225 Gids, 17.44 kWH, SOC 91.89%, SOH 82.36%, 69.49% HX, 54.57 Ahr, battery temp 61.8 F.
Now driving a 2015 VW eGolf SEL.