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it's a truck!
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By a truck guy
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2004 Nissan Frontier 4dr Crew Cab XE-V6 Rwd LB (3.3L 6cyl 5M)


Review

The 2004 Nissan Frontier may not be a handsome truck but it does the job and at the right price. I would have preferred it to have a larger engine and more leg room in the rear, however I knew what I was buying so if I want to gripe about something it should be my thin wallet. This truck's best feature is its functional long bed.


Best Features

The long bed.


Worst Features

This truck has too much plastic, from the frontend to the dash! The tachometer is hard to read when the sun is in front and sunglasses are worn.


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01 here's a review with miles
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By firstacsent
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2004 Nissan Frontier 2dr King Cab XE Rwd SB (2.4L 4cyl 4A)


Review

Allright, so I've put 79,000 miles on my
truck in less then three years.
My
driving includes a little of everything,
city, highway, even some off road.
But
to be honest it's handled it pretty
well. Recently though I did start having
some issues,
1st: the taigate handle started to break
and mad useing it very diffucult, but it
was a easy $50 fix
2nd: Drivers side window knob broke, ****
happens...
BIG PROBLEMS-
4th: Throw-out bearing has worn, new
clutch- $500+
5th: Service engine litgh came on- O2
sensors need to be replaced first,
possible the cat convertor.
Still in the end I've treated this truck
poorly so in the end these problems
could be expected.


Best Features

VALUE!!! Had I bought the S10 or Ranger I'm sure I would have had more problems, and would have paid more for them.


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I made a mistake in getting this vehicle
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By trojo69
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2004 Nissan Frontier 2dr King Cab Standard Rwd SB (2.4L 4cyl 5M)


Review

This truck has no power, and the gas
mileage is terrible. There is not much
room at all inside. The hauling
capacity is mnot that bad for a small
truck, but if I have to haul alot of
weight up a small incline I am in
trouble.


Best Features

There is nothing that I like about this vehicle.


Worst Features

Make this vehicle with a little more power, and do something to improve the gas mileage.


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Exactly as expected.
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By Tsunami
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2004 Nissan Frontier 4dr Crew Cab XE-V6 4WD LB (3.3L 6cyl 4A)


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This is my 2nd nissan pick-up. Had last
one for 8 years with no major problems.
The bench seat was wearing me out before
I could wear the truck out. I love this
truck and it is much improved over my
older 96. The four wheel drive goes
terrific in the snow up here in New
England! I'm 5'8" and have plenty of
room in the truck, I think though that a
large person might be cramped. A friend
of mine was looking at a Dodge, I
steered him towards the Nissan and he
loves his truck as well. I fully expect
to drive this truck for atleast 10 to 15
years.


Best Features

Bucket seats with lumbar support. four wheel drive 6 foot bed


Worst Features

longer mud flaps a mud guard/shield inboard of the step rails. My wife's 96 pathfinder has them. They go along way towards keeping the truck clean an step rail clear of road salt and ice. Better gas mileage.


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bad to the bone
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By pete
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2004 Nissan Frontier 2dr King Cab XE Rwd SB (2.4L 4cyl 5M)


Review

this small truck handles like a car yet
has the carrying capabilities of some
of its larger competitors.it is a very
smooth ride,love the drive train!!!


Best Features

handles well on turns,limited sliding,great drive train!!!


Worst Features

would like to have about another 6 inches in back for 3rd seat passenger


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