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2005 Nissan Titan

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worst truck ive bought
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By usmc_nick1
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2005 Nissan Titan 4dr King Cab SE 4WD SB (5.6L 8cyl 5A)


Review

worst truck i have bought by far. 2nd owner of 73k miles. drove it about 5k miles before putting over $5,000 in repairs into it, first problem was my drive shaft came out of my rear axle and transfer case. new axle and transfer case rebuild.. then my ECM went out, it was a safety recall, but nissan refused to pay for damages and my recall. i will not recommend this truck to anyone. then i needed a whole new front suspension (ball joints, shocks and springs) cause they were old and bad. but that comes with age.


Favorite Features

plenty of horses to get you out of sticky situations. and high MPG isnt too bad.


Suggested Improvements

stop making titans.


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85,000 and still going strong
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By designbo1
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2005 Nissan Titan 4dr King Cab LE FFV Rwd SB (5.6L 8cyl 5A)


Review

After 85,000 miles this truck still is going great. No major issues as of this writting, Can't understand why the truck commercials don't include TITAN.. guess they would make them laugh as this is one good truck. Though the style needs to be changed as they are getting a little dull in the looks, but still is a GREAT truck. No rattles, not one mechanical issue.


Favorite Features

Everything.


Suggested Improvements

Better brake rotors as they do have a tendency to warp a little, but this is no major issue at all.


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Pretty good truck
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By nlambert182
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2005 Nissan Titan 4dr King Cab SE FFV Rwd SB (5.6L 8cyl 5A)


Review

Bought my truck with 130k miles on it. Truck is extremely powerful and fun to drive. It even sounds great with the stock exhaust. I like the interior layout. The only complaints are that the interior feels kind of cheap, the front struts are blown, and the rear axle seals leak. The axle seals and the struts are known issues with the Titan and Nissan refuses to acknowledge them as issues even with the thousands of complaints. Luckily my friend is a mechanic and is going to fix the issues cheaply. The struts are $70 each and the seals are only $10. Aside from those two issues it's excellent as a truck. We love it.


Favorite Features

Power Reliability Comfort


Suggested Improvements

Fix the axle seal issue Install better shocks and struts Try to improve on the MPG if possible


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The wost truck suspension ever experienced!
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By littletitan
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2005 Nissan Titan 4dr Crew Cab XE 4WD SB (5.6L 8cyl 5A)


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Bought the truck brand new in 2005. Start having big problem three years later. Bearings on both rear-wheels are broken which lead to oil leak and cost too expensive to repair ($450 for each side). A year after replaced both rear wheels' bearings, the rear wheel spring attachment to the body was broken due to rust and poor welding. Twelve months later, the bearing at the T bar nearby the trans. was broken and caused the oil leak, cost too $450 to repair. Then later, 2 backup sensors were out and were replaced. This truck was a biggest disappointment to me. I finally gave up on this truck and sold it in 2012. Nissan knew a bout this problem on all Nissan trucks but careless to recall.


Suggested Improvements

Buy Ford's suspension and put on Nissan trucks.


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Love my new TITAN
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By 05titanse
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Vehicle

2005 Nissan Titan 4dr King Cab SE FFV 4WD SB (5.6L 8cyl 5A)


Review

Just got this truck the end of last week with 36,000 miles on it , love great truck had 01 frontier with 202,000 miles on traded for titan love so far other then the MPG not use to that yet after drive v6 for the longest time, the RSS (rear sonar system) seems to have a flaw/ bad sencer in or in or somthing the dealer is gonna fix it only issue i see on it , hope to get the miles out this one like my frontier


Favorite Features

The V8 power, The bells and whistles , the Rockford sound system


Suggested Improvements

Other then why it has no fog lamps with the SE trim and the MPG


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