by maggies97 on Sep 29, 2012 Vehicle: 1997 Nissan Quest GXE 3dr Minivan
I actually purchased this van d/t all of the positive reviews here on Edmunds.
I purchased my van at 192,000 miles from a couple who had pristine records on the van and claimed 'no problems' other than maintenance.
This van has left me stranded twice now, including once while away in another state where I knew no one and was using the van to do a craft show.
It seems to have a lot of issues with the fusing/ electrical system and I have had to had the fuel pump replaced.
Yes, I understand it is an older van and repairs will be necessary, but I have sunk over $3000 in repairs in just the past 9 months I've had it.
Wish I would have done more research.
by georgescu on Dec 28, 2009 Vehicle: 1997 Nissan Quest GXE 3dr Minivan
so we got the car with 196k its got 340 now starter just went out 25 bucks this car is insane and plus we drive alot!!!!!!!!! if u need a reliable car this car would be best for the penny pincher economy wise person and too this day it drives strong
by Steve on Jun 22, 2009 Vehicle: 1997 Nissan Quest GXE 3dr Minivan
I bought my Nissan Quest as brand new for my new born daughter, the A/C controller goes out twice, recently A/C just replace with refurbish system, Engine runs good never break down, HP is limited for lane passing. The brake make some noise but works fine to stop the car. No major repair.
by kgjmkan on Nov 6, 2008 Vehicle: 1997 Nissan Quest GXE 3dr Minivan
After 6 years, we just sold our GXE. It was a fantastic van. The two tone color was beautiful, loved the style and was extremely reliable. Van was loaded: auto lights, premium stereo, auto sunroof, AC, cruise con, alloys etc. East to drive and comfortable. Best family vehicle we've had. Easy to drive. Not a bulky feeling van.
by yankdolf on May 30, 2007 Vehicle: 1997 Nissan Quest GXE 3dr Minivan
Great minivan. Only a few annoying things: all buttons and switches were sticking. Rear wiper and side windows were electrically intermittent. Very reliable. 3.0 6-cyl is strong enough with decent gas mileage. Transmission was strong and could easily handle mountains. Never had a major issue with this van.
by Steve Lin on Nov 4, 2006 Vehicle: 1997 Nissan Quest GXE 3dr Minivan
When this car just passed standard 3 years warranty, the a/c board goes out. But after that, this car engine has been so reliable and just change oil and pump gas. The other minor defect is the antenna went out twice on me. I put $450.00 Navigation System and no more upgrade needed.
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