1986 Nissan Pickup User Reviews

1986 Nissan Pickup Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 7 reviews

  • Performance:3.8 out of 5 stars3.8 out of 5 stars3.8 out of 5 stars3.8 out of 5 stars3.8 out of 5 stars 3.8 / 5
  • Appearance:3.5 out of 5 stars3.5 out of 5 stars3.5 out of 5 stars3.5 out of 5 stars3.5 out of 5 stars 3.5 / 5
  • Build Quality:4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars 4.5 / 5
  • Overall: 4.1 out of 5 stars4.1 out of 5 stars4.1 out of 5 stars4.1 out of 5 stars4.1 out of 5 stars 4.1 / 5

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OldVandal writes:
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4

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The initial purchase price was reasonable.  The old school engineering is good for someone who is likes to do one's own repairs and upgrades.

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It is old.  I must keep up on preventative and scheduled maintenance. There is some concern for breakdown.

OldVandal
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"oky" — This is the kind of pick truck that appeals to those of us who like to do our own work. The platform is forgiving and reasonable for access and modifications. The overall summations is a project vechicle for fun and practicality. The main component is the 1973 Okanagan Camper.

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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Jason writes:
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an 86' with 615,000 miles on the engine never being replaced or rebuilt?!  

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NO CUP HOLDERS. Sorry Sally. But this one's not for you and your latte.

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You Can't Kill It!!! — This truck is 25 years old and yet still economical, mechanically simple, and a lot of fun to drive. They don't make anything like this anymore. The parts are getting harder to find do to it's age but the repairs are still cheaper than with any Ford Chevy or Dodge. Even the newer Nissan cars and trucks can't live up to the 720. Most people look at a 720 and think it's just another old raged out truck but those that own them see a Classic peace of history. Nissan made the 720 from 1980-1986 and most of those trucks are still running today with an average of 200,000+ miles. My last 720 was an 86' with 615,000 miles and no the engine was never replaced or rebuilt.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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OldVandal writes:
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Fun to drive.

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Old.

OldVandal
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I Would Say That It Is Somewhat Stylish, Fun, Practical, Dependabe, And Affordable. — It is versitile. There is a lot in a small package. Handles well and is fun to drive. It is the kind of vehicle that one looks forward to going somewhere in. It is the old "boxy" style that is still "cute".

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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Derek writes:
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You need things moved from point A to Point B it will do it. Or you just want a fun 2wd or 4wd to tool around in, this is it.

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tempermental...be smart around it or have a reliable mechanic to take it to if needed

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I Love My Truck! — This truck has never let me down. Let others down, but thats what happens when morons work on these trucks. Its got a lot of low end power, good torque. Its gets like 15 mpg in the city so its a trade really. It hauls everything I need to haul without breaking a sweat or sacraficing freeway speed. I think these 720's are the sexiest truck nissan has ever let out. The best thing about them is there is so much you can do to them in the performance sense

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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shadetreez writes:
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Reliable little pickup. 4 cylinder manual 5-speed.

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Terrible in snow--way too light. Did a 360 driving on ice packed roads driving to Kirksville, MO.

shadetreez
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Good Starter Vehicle — I bought this truck at a used car dealership in Raytown, MO. Had a little dent in the driver's door. It was a good introduction to how well-made Nissans are. Wish they were still called Datsuns. That was a cool name.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Alexander writes:
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The power this thing packs for it's size is amazing

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Limited engine room makes it hard to work and add new toys.

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Great Car Many Possibilities And Many Good Outcomes. — It's a great little truck if you take care of it. It's tough and fast if you want it to be. Has all the power needed to haul bout anything. it's fair for gas millage and it up keep isn't much. All in all i love this truck and I wouldn't get rid of it.

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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Cody writes:
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good gas mileage and it's a truck to haul stuff around with

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body isn't in perfect shape, they tend to rust easily

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Great Just For A Small Truck, Not Exactly A Show Quality Vehicle — gets great gas mileage and has no problems pulling small to medium trailers, engine is bullet proof, great acceleration for being a 2.4L and a 5 speed manual, locking differential is great when traction is low, body needs alot of work on the bed and fenders but the cab is in great shape

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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1987 Nissan Pickup Reviews

It Doesn't Look The Best, But Has Been A Great Vehicle By Felicca

This truck has been great for what we paid for it. We've only had to do minimal maintenance on it, plus the routine stuff. This truck has probably been the best vehicle we've owned! The whole family h... Read More

I Really Wanna Fix This Truck To Be A Reliable Car For My Brother When He Graduates In A Year... By nissanmaui

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1988 Nissan Pickup Reviews

Four Stars For Over All Tough Engen By Steven

good little truck tow what you want very fun to drive tough powerful moter not lacking in perforrmance mint d-21 truck will caust 1000.00 to 500.00 dependig on shape very well built truck well desine... Read More

Exceptional Work Truck, Reliable To The End. Grab One Of These If Y Alucky Enough To Find One. By masteroduniverse

This was my favorite, the comfort level of the interior sucked, but its mechanics were almost flawless. It was a 2.4L i4 Cylinder 5 Gear manual transmission. It was thrashed and such BUT KEPT ON GOING... Read More

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1989 Nissan Pickup Reviews

Great Truck By Brian

great truck definetally handles a beating.2.4 litre with over 400,000 miles turning 33s with a 3 inch body lift. now has a 3inch suspension lift too. motor getting rebuilt soon. cant wait to get it ba... Read More

Great Hauler By Kathryn

its just a pickup we use to take stuff to the dump. pretty great. especially manual. roomy, and lots of power Read More

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1990 Nissan Pickup Reviews

Fun Car By Maxim

KA24eE is to much for this truck) quality is good hard t kill truck,soon hopufully to be a ka24et. The only thing that i really hate about this trucks that all of them exept the SE model are open diff... Read More

1990 Nissan 4wd Pickup In Alaska By Jean

It's a 4cyl that's had hard use in Alaska. As such it has done well. After 190,000 miles and some very bad mechanics I have rebuilt the engine. I don't trust it like I would a Toyota, but it has been ... Read More

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1991 Nissan Pickup Reviews

Great Little Truck By bacwaites

great on gas, runs great, rides & handles great. if you are looking for a trick that is great on gas then this one is for you. and you dont need to pull or tow any thing real heavy then this will wor... Read More

I Definitely Recommend This Truck By Brenton

It's old, but awesome still.. These trucks are easy to maintain, cheap to fix and best of all, still look really good. A LOT of potential in making these trucks into little hot rods.. I hope to turn... Read More

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