This truck is essentially bullet proof.
The engine will go for 200k plus miles
with proper care (oil change and timing
chain every 90,000 miles should cover
it). What it lacks in horse power it
makes up for in torque. The auto trany
is smooth shifting. It Handles well and
is stable, even better with a few
upgrades. Bottom line: I had one recall
performed and zero unexpected
mechanical problems in six years of
ownership. I couldn't ask for a more
Simplicity, I can fix it myself on the
rare occassion that something should go
wrong. High resale value and low low
low cost of ownership. Fit and finish
quality is oustanding accept for one
rattle on the firewall.
GAS MILEAGE, maybe the fronteer is
better on gas, but I doubt it. Quiet
the squeeks and pops in the suspension,
front and rear. The sliding rear window
rattles on the highway sometimes.