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Weak on power until
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By theodore popee
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2003 Nissan Frontier 2dr King Cab XE Rwd SB (2.4L 4cyl 5M)


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Weak on power untill I adjusted timing up, not so much it pings just before. Still 2.4 engine does not have the power 2.5 altima motor has This truck has style large hauling compasity jump seats behind passenger 24 mpg need to keep rpm up if you want speed steers a little hard with power steering for an old man with open heart,


Best Features

looks,hauling compasity pulls at 2000 rmp out performs mazda


Worst Features

steering easyer,more power,seats more comfortable


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Great truck to have fun in!!
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By Steven
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2003 Nissan Frontier 4dr Crew Cab XE-V6 4WD LB (3.3L 6cyl 5M)


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I bought this truck brand new while stationed at FT. Sill, OK. I used this truck to pull the biggest U-Haul trailer (I think it's a 6'x12') from there to Kansas City, MO. That's about 455 miles. It was stuffed to the roof with belongings, including the interior of the truck, and the bed. It pulled it wonderfully at about 70 MPH the whole way. Only got about 7 miles to the gallon, but I was pulling roughly 3,000 lbs. I bought a reciever hitch to pull the trailer. I haven't had a single problem with it, 4WD works great in snow and having fun in the muck.


Best Features

roof rack and extendable bed. 4WD (of course).


Worst Features

5-speed auto. factory lift kits (suspension, not body)


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By kris1023
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2003 Nissan Frontier 4dr Crew Cab XE-V6 Rwd SB (3.3L 6cyl 5M)


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I LOVE this truck! I initially wanted this vehicle because of the aggressive styling, but ultimately bought it for the value and practicality. Even for a small V6, it can move if it needs to. I don't have the same mileage issue as most people (I get about 20 per gal) and I have a bit of a lead foot. No mechanical troubles, except that the check engine light went on when I put on a locking gas cap. With the birth of my second child, I found that the backseat can't handle an infant carseat without squishing the front passenger. Still I only paid $17,500 including the optional power and sport packages, so this is truly the best vehicle I have ever had for the money.


Best Features

Super fun to drive, nice options and very practical.


Worst Features

More room in the backseat, better customer service at the dealerships. They treat you like dirt AFTER you've already bought the vehicle. They charged me $80 to reset the check engine light and, after reading the manual, I found that the light would have reset itself after changing the gas cap back.


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I'll keep her till she quits.
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By FrankB
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2003 Nissan Frontier 4dr Crew Cab XE-V6 Rwd LB (3.3L 6cyl 5M)


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I bought my truck used with 500 miles
with everything but leather. Its my
main vehicle and my family car. I've
got 60k miles on it and haven't had any
problems. I've taken it off the road a
couple times and seems to do a decent
job at it for a two wheel drive. Seems
to go where you want it to in the
slippery stuff. Tires like to spin on
wet pavement by the way or maybe I've
just got a heavier foot. Havent spent
much time in the back seats myself but
had some heavier inlaws back there for
a twelve hour trip with out to many
complaints. I've also had it about as
full as you can get it cargo wise and
dosen't seem to effect the ride,
acceleration or handling much.Go with
the l. bed version.


Best Features

The running bars, roof rack, adjustable drivers seat, available accesories. Multiple ac outlets. towing capacity


Worst Features

A few more horse power. 4 wheel disc breaks. Thats about it.


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It gets complements all the time!!!
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By romoore14
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2003 Nissan Frontier 4dr Crew Cab SE-V6 Rwd SB (3.3L 6cyl 4A)


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Great truck and very good looking,
cause it has been complemented alot!!!
Fun to drive, definitely!!!!! Gas
mileage could be better but I think it
is geared pretty low in the higher
gears!!!!!! Back seat is a little
tight for the average adult but my
kids love it!!!


Best Features

The big truck ride and take off power.


Worst Features

Nissan needs to improve the gas mileage, increase leg room in back seat and raise the instrument cluster up some as it tends to be too deep into the dash making it hard too see during daylight hours.


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