Within a month of the purchase date, we had the van back into the dealer with a shaking problem when braking from extended driving periods. It was taken to the same dealer 4 times before it was finally diagnosed. It was not a safe feeling to be on an extended trip and wonder if you were going to make it home or not. Within a month of the last service visit, the driver sliding door began to rattle and squeak when driving over any type of bumps in the road. Then water began dripping through the sunglasses holder just above the rearview mirror. This was caused by improper sealing of the front windshield and they are having to replace the entire windshield. Bottom line...DON'T BUY A QUEST!
Dual screen DVD system, Skyview sunroof/windows in the roof of the van, lots and lots of room and storage.
Increase the quality of assembly and parts used in the making of the Quest. Need a higher quality interior. Build a new vehicle that would actually be able to be on the road more than in the shop!!!
Never thought I'd buy a minivan but wife, 2 kids & I are very pleased & impressed with our 05 Q. Traded in 96' Land Rover Discovery SE7. We also considered Honda Odyssey, Toyota Sienna, but chose the Quest due to its unconventional, sporty & unique design & comfortable ride. Have 30k trouble free miles. Responsive engine, love the spaceship like instrument cluster & unique dashboard. Currently shopping for dashbrd kits to enhance interior. Just repl OEM tires 225-60r-17s (Gdyear)for 235-55r-17s as OEM tires are odd size but love the new (Pirellis) all season. Only maintenance performed: oil changes, 2 tire rotations & 1 nail in tire. Will schedule 30k checkup. Need to check in- cabin filter.
Responsive/Spirited Engine, Nav Sys, Dual DVD screen, Skylights, Bose 10 spkr syst, backup sensors,power liftgate-esp when loading groceries, dual sliding doors, stow-away 2nd & 3rd row seats, 6 CD changer which plays mp3s, fog lights, puddle lights, side-step lights.
I read many reviews, loved the styling, peppy engine etc. Problem is, the the thing is poorly built. Constant rattling, noisy ride, brakes are touchy. The car has plenty of acceleration and on the highway in overdrive the engine does not labor. BUT..... I would not lease another. Thankfully my lease is up in May. I also own a Saturn Relay, which has it's own short comings, but I find it superior to the Quest.
We did alot of researching before making our purchase. We wanted a vehicle that was tops in passenger room (212 Cu Ft), cargo volume (150 Cu Ft, 2nd only to Chrysler w/Stow N Go) and had all the safety/convenience features. We got it. It has the most headroom and legroom of any minivan. At the time, it was the only van to have both 2nd and 3rd row fold flat seats. Huge sliding doors for easy access to 3rd row. Loved the 3-D Navigation system, not to mention that it's the only minivan to have available TWO DVD screens, one for each row. We are worried about the reliability results we've heard of late, but knock on wood (we had that added to our dash/etc) we haven't had any noteworthy problems
Double screen 2nd and 3rd row DVD player is ideal for large families who use all seating positions. While some complain of rear heat/air being noisy, it's actually just POWERFUL, which heats/cools the van very quickly. Puddle lights a great idea for night folks. Skyview roof THE BEST idea yet!
All Wheel Drive would be very useful. 2nd row power windows. Outside mirror signal lights/power folding even better. Rearview camera. Tighten turning circle (Nissan/Infiti all around problem/flaw?) Improve center counsel. 3rd row switches to control power vent windows. Hybrid/Cylider shutoff 4 econ.