2002 Nissan Frontier Overview


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4.45 stars

Based on 15 reviews

One Bad-ass Little Truck by Allen
 — I love my truck! It isn't truly what I expected from a supercharged vehicle, but its a truck. The styling exaclty what I wanted. I had ridden in a friend's Desert Runner Frontier prior to buying mi... Read More
Fun To Drivre... by Supercharged
 — I purchased the truck new and enjoyed every mile between gas stations. I was lucky to get over 200 miles per tank. This truck also reguires premium fuel. Get past the fuel range and it was super depe... Read More
2002 Nissan Crew Cab 4x4 by Brandon
 — Good gas milage for a 4wd, love the 5 speed manual, stock 4wd is great, handles like a car, offroads like a beast. Its built very tough, appearance outside is pleasing, inside the cabin it is clean an... Read More

2002 Nissan Frontier Overview

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2002 Nissan Frontier

For 2002, the Nissan Frontier offered a redesigned intrument panel and an available high-end sound system. More importantly, the standard cab was discontinued, and the Crew Cab was offered with an extended bed, the first crew cab compact truck to ever offer a longer bed.
The 2002 Frontier comes in four trims: the XE, the Desert Runner, the fully loaded SE, and the Supercharged model. The trims came in a variety of body styles, including an extended cab (KingCab), the Crew Cab, a short bed, and 4WD. Most Frontiers, except the Crew Cab and Supercharged, 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 Crew Cab came standard with the 3.4-liter, 170-horsepower V6, which got 15/19 mpg and which was optional in the KingCabs. The Supercharged model came with a 3.3-liter 210-horsepower V6, getting about 15/18 mpg.
Drivers find the 2002 Nissan Frontier to be a solid, dependable truck that can be had at a good price. Drivers are especially enthusiastic about the Crew Cab Supercharged version. Some drivers find the interior space to be tight.


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2002 Nissan Frontier Se, A/c, Heat Only Blows On High,any Ideas?

A/C worked fine then it stopped blowing and would only blow on the high setting. Fan speed only works on the high setting. A/C blows cold.

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