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DON'T WASTE YOUR MONEY!
3 of 10 people found this review helpful
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By Lee
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2005 Nissan Titan King Cab 4dr King Cab XE FFV 4WD SB (5.6L 8cyl 5A)


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You can be like me and not heed other people's warnings thinking, oh none of those things will ever happen to my truck or the one I buy!!! Trust me do not buy a nissan titan they are junk period!!! And not IF but WHEN something breaks have fun dealing with nissan to fix it!!!


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stay away
4 of 4 people found this review helpful
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By Jim
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2005 Nissan Titan King Cab 4dr King Cab LE 4WD SB (5.6L 8cyl 5A)


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I Bought this new, thinking it would be more releiable than american made trucks. I've owned dodge tucks and had some problems after 100k miles but my titan had problems from the start. the wrong size brake discs lead to break job at 8k and again at 15k. I'm now now lucky to get 28k between brake jobs. I had problems shifting out of 4-wheel drive, not that I drive off road but simple winter storms or driving acrooss a wet back yard . THe clutch fan for the A/C caught fire in a school parking lot while at idle waiting for kids to get out of school after 18 months old. the truck sat at dealer for 2 1/2 weeks before they even started fixing it saying they never seen this problem before (2 years later had recall). The AC continues to have to be recharged. There is clicking when you switch from defrost to AC, so approx 5 hours of labor to take dash apart to fix. Check engine light came on (catalytic converter needs to be replaced- there are 4 in a Titan). Another $2600-3800. I may have bought a lemon, but I would recommend against buying this truck, new or used.
pros -great looking, comfortable truck ,rides nice ,good sound system, with enough power
cons -alot of maintenance problems, goes though front brakes often, small bed size


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worst truck ive bought
2 of 2 people found this review helpful
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By usmc_nick1
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2005 Nissan Titan King Cab 4dr King Cab SE 4WD SB (5.6L 8cyl 5A)


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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.


Best Features

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


Worst Features

stop making titans.


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85,000 and still going strong
1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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By designbo1
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2005 Nissan Titan King Cab 4dr King Cab LE FFV Rwd SB (5.6L 8cyl 5A)


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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.


Best Features

Everything.


Worst Features

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 King Cab 4dr King Cab SE FFV Rwd SB (5.6L 8cyl 5A)


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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.


Best Features

Power Reliability Comfort


Worst Features

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


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