2002 Nissan Frontier Consumer Review: Great truck, I'll stick with N

2002 Nissan Frontier - Consumer Review

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XE King Cab (2.4L 4-cyl. 5-speed Manual 4.7 ft. Bed)

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Great truck, I'll stick with Nissan
By biker on


2002 Nissan Frontier 2dr King Cab XE 2WD SB (2.4L 4cyl 5M)


This is an update of my original review from 2010. It is now July 2016. I still have this truck I bought new....
Now I am at 14 years with my Frontier and it still going strong. I bought this truck new in 2002. I use my Frontier for towing a motorcycle trailer and it does fine.
The interior looks great with slight wear on the drivers seat and sun visor.
The paint is still in good shape even though it is always outdoors in the Florida weather (Including 3 hurricanes in 2004)
In 14 years and 125000 miles, I have replaced the A/C compressor, a valve cover gasket and a shifter seal. That is it....The gasket and shifter seal...200 bucks including labor....The A/C about 900.... Not bad for 14 years.
Front brake pads replaced once.
Rear brakes...original. Clutch...Original.
Suspension, original.
The 2.4l 4 banger with the 5 speed is adequate but won't win any drag races. The gas mileage is great. Even with a raised topper, I get 25 and without the topper I average 26-28 on the highway. The ride is a bit stiff but it is a truck after all. Overall I am very satisfied and plan to keep it forever....
I will update this review again in a few more years.....

Best Features

  • Getting in out
  • Front seats
  • Instrumentation
  • Quality of materials
  • Cargo storage
  • Logic of controls
  • Interior design
  • Headlights
  • Climate control
  • Repair frequency
  • Engine
  • Transmission
  • Electronics
  • Purchase cost
  • Fuel economy
  • Resale value
  • Maintenance cost
  • Warranty

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