1999 Nissan Frontier Overview


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Average User Score

4.25 stars

Based on 4 reviews

Best Truck I've Ever Had by Nathan
 — I love this truck, I use it as my daily driver and it always starts and in the 3 years I've had it I have never had an Issue with it. The only issue I have ever had is the fuel economy. For a small 3.... Read More
Fantastic Small Truck. by RetdNavy
 — Versatile, good bed size. 4 cyl engine very peppy. Fuel consumption so-so. Maintenance costs good. Very stable handling both when empty and carrying a load. Could use snow tires/chains for traction in... Read More
This Truck Is Everthing I Could Ask For! by Meisenhand8
 — This truck has done me no wrong, i take care of it its simple easy and affordable. The one part i have struggled with on it is the damn 6 cylinder spark plug is a real pain to replace, hint remove hoo... Read More

1999 Nissan Frontier Overview

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1999 Nissan Frontier

The 1999 Nissan Frontier saw an important change, though it had just been redesigned the year before: the addition of an optional V6 engine in the KingCab models. Nissan had originally intended to offer the V6 in the redesigned Frontier, but it wasn't ready for 1998 and the automaker opted not to put off the new Frontier's release.
The 1999 Frontier comes in three trims: the base model, the midrange XE, and the fully loaded SE. The three trims came in a variety of body styles, including an extended cab (KingCab), a short bed, 4WH, and a regular cab. All Frontiers came standard with  a 2.4-liter, 143-horsepower four-cylinder engine that gets about 20/24 mpg in the standard cab and 18/21 for the extended cab. The KingCabs were available with a 3.4-liter, 170-horsepower V6, which got 15/19 mpg.
Drivers are for the most part happy with their 1999 Nissan Frontiers, citing the truck's reliability and value as its best assets. Some drivers complain that the seats are uncomfortable and that the four-cylinder isn't powerful enough.


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Nissan Frontier Questions


My 1999 Nissan Frontier Has Poor Cab Heat

my nissan frontier has poor cab heat does a poor job in defrost mode cooling system is full heater hoses are hot to the heater core hot out of the heater core in defrost mode the a.c. pump is working

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Perry Carter

Clutch Is "frozen" In Up Position. Truck Starts But Can't Engage Clutch.

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Where Is The Computer At On A 1999 Nissan Frontier Ext Cab 4x4?

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Justin Nelson

I Have A 99 Frontier 4x4. When I Turn At Low Speeds A Get A Clunking Noise ...

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1999 Nissan Frontier

I parked my truck and now it won't start, I tryed the neutral safety switch and it is fine. I also removed my starter and it is fine,I checked for voltage going to the solonoid and I have no voltage...

57 views with 1 answer (last answer 5 months ago)