1993 Nissan 300ZX User Reviews

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Aaron writes:
1993 Nissan 300ZX 2 Dr STD Hatchback Review
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RWD

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if you like slow and ugly

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Its Great Til I Get More Money But The Twin Turbo Is A Car I Could Own Forever — looks nice and more fun to drive, built well with few to zero mechanical issues even for its mileage. only big draw backs are gas and insurance. but there is faster and funner cars available today. beast for its day.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Sterlingm32 writes:
1993 Nissan 300ZX 2 Dr STD Hatchback Review
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3

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Sporty interior and exterior that still looks good today.

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Some of the design of the electrical and engine are difficult to make repairs on.  It's a lot of car in a tiny space.  Seems like too much was crammed into this chassis.

Sterlingm32
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Black Beauty — It's a fun car to drive and zip around in. Looks really nice too. The good is it is a sporty little car that still looks excellent. The lines on it are modern enough to still be in style. The interior is also very modern and still looks good to today's standards and tastes. The bad is there are a lot of features and functions crammed into this chassis that make for a very complex car. This is like Nissan's "...and the kitchen sink" design for a sports car with CD player, HiCAS steering, cruise control, programmable climate controls, alarm system, powered seats, power mirrors, and a few other things I am probably forgetting. The seats are not what you would call comfortable if you are an average to large American Male as they feel tight around the shoulders and rib-cage because of the side bolsters. The steering wheel tends to occlude the controls for headlights and climate and the driver must shift his/her head to the side to adequately see, and some of the repairs are unnecessarily expensive because of design like fuel injectors and alternator.

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

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Sam writes:
1993 Nissan 300ZX 2 Dr STD Hatchback Review
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5

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Almost everything is a pro on these.

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Little Heavy curb weight

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One Of The Best Sports Cars Ever Made. — A very well built and researched car. Nissan produces great vehicles in general, and they really put there time into this one. Acceleration even in the NA is still better than most cars, and is way better with the TT. Handling is amazing due to nissan's dual wishbone suspension setup that is unique to this car, and an almost 50/50 weight distribution. Braking is also great with the 4 piston 30mm calipers up front with 11 inch rotors, and 2 piston calipers in the back with 11.7 inch rotors. Interior is A++ for quality and design. Even with the car being 15 years old its still near flawless inside, and the design is very good as well. Ride quality on stock suspension is still good(i like my ride stiff) and not too stiff. Looks go without saying, it looks better than most cars out now and already being considered a classic. I love this car and will own a 300zx of some sort until i die.

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Chris writes:
1993 Nissan 300ZX 2 Dr STD Hatchback Review
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Timeless appearance, gets looks/offers all the time, it's like sitting in a fighter jet cockpit. I'd wager the engine is as strong as it was new (at 120k miles.) Effortlessly slithers through traffic. Not a lot of these on the road.

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It has good pickup, but I want either another 150hp out of this engine or better gas mileage. The engine bay is packed tight and is difficult to work in.

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Elder Z Does Not Disappoint. — I'd always wanted one of these cars. The twin turbo versions are still pretty expensive 20+ years later, but the naturally aspirated cars are not to be overlooked. They are typically less fussy when it comes to maintenance. Plus the temptation to upgrade every engine component is a little less I think than if it was a twin turbo. It's really a looker, and is well capable of spirited driving. Picking one up now is a good move for a pleasure ride. Keep in mind though that as an old Fairlady, fuel hoses crack and various pumps leak... it will need replacement parts. I want to compare the Z (Japanese engineering) to my old 92 and 93 Daytonas (American engineering) but really, this car was in a different class entirely.

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

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jkidd154champ writes:
1993 Nissan 300ZX 2 Dr 2+2 Hatchback Review
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Great classic look

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Back seat not to big

jkidd154champ
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300zx Is A Great Classic Car — I just purchased this vehicle. I really always wanted one so now that i have the financial stability i went ahead and paid for the 300Z. I plan on doing some minor mods to this vehicle but i really appreciate the stock look.

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

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Oz writes:
1993 Nissan 300ZX 2 Dr Turbo Hatchback Review
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5

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it will atrack a lot of tension.

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nothing sucks in this car.

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Its Fun To Drive But Not Work On It.. — the nissan 300zx is the classic and coolest for its year.and the performance is nice.and its a good car to drive around the block.the car gets up pretty fast,i have raced a alot of cars and they were looking at my tail lights...

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Meloney writes:
1993 Nissan 300ZX 2 Dr STD Hatchback Review
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most everything

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wiring problem

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My Betty Boop Car — the 300zx years 90-96 has always been my favorite car..this is my 3rd one, this one however is custom betty boop.. this car is a part of me.it has a few problems, a major wiring problems, and the alarm is locked up, dont have original key, havent figured out how to complety disable

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

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Adam writes:
1993 Nissan 300ZX 2 Dr Turbo Hatchback Review
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fun, sporty, fast, sexy

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only 2 seats, not the most practical

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A Timeless Dream To Own And Drive — In stock form this car is nothing short of brilliant. Incredibly fast and maneuverable, its a true sports car. The interior is designed to have everything within short reach and giving you as much information as possible without having to remove your eyes from the road for to long. Z32s were first put out in 1989 and had almost no exterior changes until they stopped manufacture in 1999. That being said the styling is now over 20 years old and still has a modern, sexy look that competes with many new cars on the road today. I highly recommended this vehical to any performance enthusiast. The 300zx TT is also an amazing platform for upgrading performance. capable of of 1000rwhp, astonishing numbers for a 3.0 liter v6

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

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steevano61 writes:
1993 Nissan 300ZX 2 Dr STD Convertible Review
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Its fun, fast, handles like a go cart, is a dream to drive and turns heads.

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No trunk or storage space, marginal gas mileage.

steevano61
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A Fun, Sporty Car. — I just love driving this car. Its comfortable, sporty and fun. The perfect cure for any man's mid-life crisis. The gas mileage is about 16mpg in town which isnt great, but for a performance sports car, not to bad. All in all it is a wonderful 2nd car for anyone that is looking for a vehicle to jump in, start up, and instantly have an ear to ear grin.

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

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Habib writes:
1993 Nissan 300ZX 2 Dr Turbo Hatchback Review
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Fast, grippy, beautiful. If you're going to buy one, buy it with under 100,000 miles and a premium model, or don't buy it at all.

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It is a bit small for me considering I'm 6'1, and with a sports car about 19 years old, the little odds and ends that aren't working really add up, and comfort starts to fade. Also, a lot of little random things will pop up at you; I sold the car because it had a knock sensor wiring problem locking me at safety boost at 4.5 psi, not allowing me to drive over around 4500 RPMS, and it would have been a b*tch of a job to rewire it from the harness. THERE IS NO ROOM TO WORK ON A VG30DETT!

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Z32 300zx Twin Turbo - Buy Mint Or Don't Buy! But Buy It! — A breathtaking 0-60, I was typically running around 4.8's! I've beat turboe'd celicas, a modded 05 GT, and a modded 350Z, along with some others. Braking was okay, didn't really notice that whole exemplifcation of the "failing 300ZX brakes" issue, but they could have been improved; I definately felt the difference when I installed Brembos in the front. Handling was great, it gripped like no other car I've driven before. It did have its rattles and squeaks, then again it is a 15+ year old Japanese car, it's no classic Benz. Most parts were quality and well built. Interior was okay, a bit cheap if you ask me. My model didn't have leather seats, and the console was kind of boring, but a built in boost guage was fun, and the temperature/cruise control cluster sticking out is retro-cool. The exterior however has a timeless look with a beautiful finish, a spoiler that only compliments, and a body shape ready for high speed endeavors. The gas was ok, until I had the pedal down then I could actually see the gas guage move. Maintenence is pretty simple considering you can use a NISSAN-1 OBD-1 connector, and that JDM parts are cheap and easy to come by. All and all the car is a blast, and I'll definately be buying another in the future!

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

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Lovely Car By darkmann

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1995 Nissan 300ZX Reviews

First Glance, Whats That? Second, Third, Fourth..... Is This A 2015 Model? By kvanbibber33

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My Fairlady By Ottello

I am currently in a AT to 5 speed conversion, also a lot of work in the engine, interior, and body. Took me already almost a year to do the rebuild. I hope to upload the new pics soon, probably in on... Read More

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1994 Nissan 300ZX Reviews

Awesome By tbrown02

Nissan was ahead of their time when designing this car back in the late '80's. All wheel steering, driver adjustable suspension, twin turbo with twin intercoolers, the list goes on. Drive one and yo... Read More

Very Good Car For Single Man To Have Fun At Night By bigboyt01

I like the style, handling, power, room to move around but its not a good family car its good to go out and fun with and tune. The interior is not the greatest but it will work all in all i am happy w... Read More

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1992 Nissan 300ZX Reviews

I Love It By kurtschnadey

I like the way it looks, handles , and rides. Plenty of power, and actually nice on long trips, the t tops are nice too. mpg is usually 20 around town, but gets about 25 on the highway if I can keep m... Read More

Voted One Of The Top 10 Most Beautiful Production Cars Made By Glen

Great looks, very quick even without turbo, drove like a slot car with new tires, very comfortable for two! The only thing I would have wished for was a six speed gearbox. The automatic lacked someth... Read More

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1991 Nissan 300ZX Reviews

I Absolutely Love It By Andrey

I love this car. It looks awesome it drives fantastic it takes alot of money but at the end she is worth every penny. She can be a pain to work on maintanence wise. But she is quite a majestic creatu... Read More

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the 500 yards it drives before brake down is all worth the work and money you sacrifice for last 3 months... yes i spend more time under it than in it,, and there is more cars out there more faster ... Read More

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