really awful
Crashes / Fires:
1 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
1 / 0
Average Mileage:
69,016 miles

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problem #4

Feb 102017


  • 65 miles
Takata inflators: Understanding that it is a supercharger and it will not get the fuel mileage as a four-cylinder vehicle I should not be going through this much gas and I do not have my foot in it all the time also my front driver seat is about to dismantle from the floor there is a lot of electrical issues which I'm not sure if that is what is causing sensor problems the check engine light is now on again. I have had over $3000 of my own money put into this truck along with another used motor and supercharger put in right after purchasing this truck used I would not have preferred them buying used I wanted remanufactured but it was not my choice they said. The bed of the truck is also riding out the brake system I also have to redo again which I should not have any issues. And for a supercharger it should have a lot more power than it does. I have documentation to prove that I have spent so far receipts and I do not even like taking the highway at times because I just don't feel like it safe enough to be honest with you and I should not feel that way when I just purchased this truck not even a year ago. This is the first used truck I have ever purchased where I have had so many issues with it I don't know whether not to blame myself to use dealership or the truck itself I fell in love with the truck at first sight but I will never do that again. When it rains and I'm on the highway I will lose power almost to the point where I think the engine and the engine well almost shut off I will have to get off the highway shut the truck down let it sit for about a minute or two turn it back on and then proceed if I still in losing power I will have to shut it off again and then wait until the truck is ready in order for it to have its power back I do not know what the problem is I'm not sure if too much rain is getting into the engine and I'm not sure why

- Putnam, CT, USA

problem #3

Oct 122015


  • 69,000 miles
The frame on these vehicles are unsafe due to persistent corrosion which also carries throughout other parts under the vehicle like their steering. In my case, the rust is settling in and causing the frame to deteriorate despite it only have 69K miles. The concern is obviously having the vehicle crumble during use. Here are just a few other complaints listed on the internet by other owners. www.nissanforums.com/pathfinder/117181-rusted-frame.html nissanproblem.com/2002-Nissan-Frontier-structure-frame-and-members-underbody-shields-problems-defects/ www.consumeraffairs.com/automotive/nissan_frontier.html

- Egg Harbor Township, NJ, USA

problem #2

Jul 122012

Frontier 6-cyl

  • 144,000 miles
While having minor cosmetic repairs done, our [reputable] body shop repairman pointed out that the front radiator support frame is completely rusted through. Everything else on this truck is solid. I am meticulous about it. There is obviously some sort of defect on this area for it to be 90% deteriorated! the slightest touch causes it to crumble...in the past, even Toyota has stood behind their vehicles with corrosion issues...I would certainly hope Nissan could look into this the same way...its a real shame that I can only see another year maybe before my radiator falls out and causes something much worse...

- Canal Fulton, OH, USA

problem #1

Dec 032006


  • 63,000 miles
The contact owns a 2002 Nissan Frontier double cabin super-charge. The contact made a left turn at 2 mph and was struck on the passenger side door by another vehicle traveling 35 mph. The contact's vehicle flipped approximately eight feet in the air and landed upside down. The vehicle was destroyed and the contact was severely injured. A police report was filed. The VIN was unknown. The current and failure mileages were 63,000.

- Antioch, TN, USA