2013-2014 Nissan Altima Earns “Clunker”

The website CarComplaints.com, which tallies complaints on vehicles as reported to the National Highway Transportation Safety Board, has tagged the 2014 Nissan Altima with its “clunker” badge due to the number of complaints about the CVT transmission.

If you are having problems such as shuddering, jerking, or transmission problems like other consumers, contact the Law Office of Howard Gutman at 973-598-1980.

2014 Nissan Altima Car Complaints

Nissan Altima’s CVT Transmission Problems: Consumer Reports

https://www.consumerreports.org/cro/index.htmIn an article from October 2015, Consumer Reports reports on the emergence of problems with Nissan’s new version of their CVT transmission.  Fast forward two years later and this prediction came to pass.  Nissan’s consumer confidence and vehicle reliability has taken a hit because of issues with the 2013 and 2014 version of the CVT transmission.  Customers complain of shuddering, jerking, sluggishness, and other problems in their Nissans with this transmission, particularly in 2013 and 2014 Altimas.

car-1751750_960_720“’We’ve seen a number of brands struggle with new transmission technology, ‘ said Jake Fisher, Consumer Reports’ director of automotive testing. ‘Whether it’s a complex system such as a dual-clutch gearbox, a continuously variable transmission, or one with eight or nine speeds. Many vehicles require repair and replacements because of rough shifting among the gears and slipping CVT belts.'”

~~ https://www.consumerreports.org/cars-car-reliability-is-hurt-by-some-new-technologies/

If you are having problems with your 2013 or 2014 Nissan Altima – or other Nissan – call the Law Offices of Howard Gutman for a free consultation, 973-598-1980.



Nissan Altima CVT Transmission

Woman and man looking at car engine under car hoodCoverage of customers’ problems with Nissan CVT Transmission, particularly in 2013 and 2014 model years, is spreading.  “…[H]undreds of owners have been complaining to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and online about their transmissions slipping… ” Other symptoms are revving, shuddering, jerking, vibration, hesitation.  Nissan has extended the warranty on these transmissions and yet consumers continue to have problems.


Some owners are on their second or even third transmission, and continue to experience problems.  If you are having trouble with your Nissan Altima transmission, call the Law Offices of Howard Gutman for a free consultation on your options, 973-598-1980.



2013 & 2014 Nissan Altima Transmission Problems

2013 and 2014 Nissan Altimas experience the highest number of consumer complaints out of all model years of the past five years.  Owners are experiencing problems with the 2013 and 2014 Nissan Altima CVT Transmission – problems such as shuddering, hesitation, vibration, jerkiness, and even transmission failure.

2013 Nissan Altima

If your 2013 or 2014 Nissan Altima is having transmission problems, contact the Law Office of Howard Gutman at 973-598-1980 for a free consultation on your case.


Nissan Cvt Transmission Problems

Nissan had created a “CVT” transmission on many of its vehicles.  Owners have reported problems that include, erratic shifting,  problems with acceleration,  improper shifting, no engagement into gear, shudder, shaking or vibration.  Nissan CVT Owner may be entitled to compensation for diminished value, loss of use, or other problems. 

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