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Nissan Altima Alignment Specifications

by DarienC

Nissan introduced the Altima family sedan in 1993. The current generation of Altima hit the market in 2007, the coupe trims following in 2008. Nissan also rolled out a hybrid edition of the Altima, the Altima HEV, in 2007. The 2010 Altima came in several trims of the coupe and sedan. The alignment specs were the same for all trims of the coupe and for all trims of the sedan, regardless of whether the vehicle came with 16- or 17-inch tires. All trims of the HEV shared the same alignment specs.

Caster

For the 2010 Altima Sedan, the caster angle on the front end should be set at +4.9 degrees, but it can range by 0.75 degrees in either direction, with a cross tolerance of 0.55 degrees. The caster is not adjustable on any trim of the 2010 Altima.

For the 2010 Altima Coupe, the caster angle on the front end should be set at 5.0 degrees but it can range by 0.75 degrees in either direction, with a cross tolerance of 0.55 degrees.

For the 2010 Altima HEV, the caster angle on the front end should be set at 5.0 degrees but can range by 0.75 degrees in either direction, with a cross tolerance of 0.55 degrees. (Reference 3)

Camber

The camber angle varies slightly from the left wheel to the right wheel on the front end of all trims of the 2010 Altima to compensate for roads intentionally being crowned unevenly to facilitate drainage. For the 2010 Altima Sedan, the camber angle should be set at -0.5 degrees on the left front wheel and -0.75 degrees on the right front wheel, but the angle can range by 0.75 degrees in either direction, with a cross tolerance of 0.55 degrees. The camber angle on both rear wheels should be set at -0.62 degrees, but it can range by 0.5 degrees in either direction.

For the 2010 Altima Coupe, the camber angle on the front wheels should be set to the same settings as those for the Sedan. The camber angle on the both rear wheels should be set to -0.9 degrees, but can range 0.5 degrees in either direction.

For the 2010 Altima HEV, the camber angle should be set at -0.4 on the front left wheel and -0.65 on the front right wheel, but can range by 0.75 degrees in either direction, with a cross tolerance of 0.55 degrees. The camber angle on both rear wheels should be set at -0.25 degrees, but can range by 0.5 degrees in either direction.

Toe-in

For the 2010 Altima Sedan and Coupe, the front toe-in should be set at +0.08 degrees, but can range by 0.08 degrees in either direction, and the rear toe-in should be set at +0.2 degrees, but can range by 0.08 degrees in either direction.

For the 2010 Altima HEV, the front toe-in should be set at +0.1 degree, but can range by 0.07 degrees in either direction, and the rear toe-in should be set at +0.2 degrees, but can range by 0.08 degrees in either direction.

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