2005 Nissan Frontier User Reviews

2005 Nissan Frontier Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 14 reviews

  • Performance:4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars 4.2 / 5
  • Appearance:4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars 4.6 / 5
  • Build Quality:4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars 4.3 / 5
  • Overall: 4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars 4.6 / 5

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PROS
"ride" 5 reviews
"power" 4 reviews
"build quality" 3 reviews
"handling" 3 reviews
"style" 2 reviews
CONS
"power" 2 reviews

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Erik writes:
2005 Nissan Frontier 4 Dr XE King Cab SB Review
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very reliable

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engine performance 2.5L 167hp

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Definitely Worth The Money — The truck has a 2.5L, 4 cylinder engine, 170 estimated horsepower. The Truck his quality built. Silver is the color of my truck, I think it looks good. Fuel is a pain in the ass but its very good for a truck. Its a fun, very reliable truck.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Doug writes:
2005 Nissan Frontier 4 Dr Nismo Crew Cab SB Review
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Great styling and performance.

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Fuel economy is not the greatest.

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The Best Truck I've Ever Owned! — I've had various vehicles/trucks throughout the years and I love my Nissan Frontier. This is one of the toughest trucks I've ever owned. I take it off-road every other weekend and it really takes a beating. The 4.0L V6 has plenty of power (265hp), but I'm still looking to add some additional horsepower (if you know what I mean). If you're in the market for a truck - check this one out!

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jmcalafactor writes:
2005 Nissan Frontier 4 Dr Nismo 4WD King Cab SB Review
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Overall, this has been a GREAT truck. Comfortable to drive across town or across the country without giving up the substantial "feel" of driving a truck. Very reliable and dependable with little more than just routine maintenance ! Positive handling on dry roads and winter weather.  

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Nothing that I have experienced. I have owned this truck since May 2005 and have nothing but the best to say about it.

jmcalafactor
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Awesome Truck ! — Nissan made all the right choices when they redesigned the Frontier for 2005 ... Comfort, Styling, Performance, Power and Reliability are all included. Read my "Pros" and "Cons" for my honest opinions about the quality, performance and reliability of this vehicle.

Primary Use: Utility (towing boats, transporting cargo, etc.)

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wherewuzi writes:
2005 Nissan Frontier 4 Dr SE King Cab SB Review
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Powerful, responsive, and handles well. Excellent payload and hauling. Fun to drive.

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Only complaint is I wish ex-cab was a little larger.

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Sporty Midsized Truck That Is A Lot Of Fun To Drive. — My only complaint is that I had more room in the king cab, but really it's a non-issue so long as you know there is pleanty of room for the driver and passenger. Lots of HP for a midsized truck. Hauls everything and then some. Reliable, well built, handles great, and feels solid on the road.

Primary Use: Utility (towing boats, transporting cargo, etc.)

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Kevin writes:
2005 Nissan Frontier 4 Dr SE 4WD Crew Cab SB Review
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Roomy

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Could use more power (but what car cannot)

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Nissan Frontier 4x4 — Drives the best of all the mid-sized pickups I tested. This drives more like a decent car than a truck. I have the six speed and it is great fun to drive especially when the tachometer crosses 3-grand. It also has the most room inside of all the mid size pickups, without the cost and size of a full size.

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Barry writes:
2005 Nissan Frontier 4 Dr Nismo 4WD King Cab SB Review
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Everything about the truck is positive.

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None at all

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Awsome Truck!! — One of the very best trucks I have ever owned. The ride is great, interior is extremely roomy and the haul load is awsome. I can hook up to almost anything I want to and not worry about not enough power to pull it. Goes great in the mud too.

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kmarsh writes:
2005 Nissan Frontier 4 Dr LE 4WD Crew Cab SB Review
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great acceleration and handling, no blind spots

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potentially costly repairs

kmarsh
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Let Me Get A Few More Miles On It — car handles great and has good power. looks great and is fun to drive. worried about possible repairs in future. purchased recently and did not buy dealer warranty. 60 miles after driving got a check engine light related to evap system. could cost hundreds

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Kyle writes:
2005 Nissan Frontier 4 Dr SE 4WD King Cab SB Review
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My Favorite Mid Size Truck — Build Quality: I has been a great truck Car Comparisons: Toyota Tacoma... More expensive, slower, less power.

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Jordan writes:
2005 Nissan Frontier 4 Dr LE 4WD King Cab SB Review
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Good Power

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Bad turing radius

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Yota Slayer — This truck is very well built, it has excellent power much more than any stock tacoma or ranger. It drives like a dream and has never given any trouble what so ever however, it only gets 17 mpg and has a horrible turning radius.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Andrew writes:
2005 Nissan Frontier 4 Dr LE King Cab SB Review
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Gets 25 miles to the gallon

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The cab is a little small in the back (duh)

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Amazing — The Frontier is my favorite car. The it is foreign and a little more expensive to fix the engine ins nearly brand new. Also it is a Nissan so if you shot the engine with a shot un it will still run. It is perfect for anything you might need. It is a four cylinder so it isn't great for pulling trailers but if you want to pull trailers don't get a Frontier.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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1998 Nissan Frontier Reviews

Over All I Love My 1998 Nissan By Kainen

The only thing is that it doesn't have a V6 and a tiny back seat but other than that it is an excellent truck. It is fun to drive with the 5 speed it handles well in the snow. I hope people like it as... Read More

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1999 Nissan Frontier Reviews

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

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

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2000 Nissan Frontier Reviews

Great Midsized Truck By Kyle

overall for a short bed and v6 its freakin unbelivable a 4 foot bed yes i cant sleep in the bed lol but i found out last night it took dodge an over drive 3.8 v6 to beat it lol either way i like it Read More

Good Car By Alex

good in every aspec for me it has nice engine it can las for a long time no need for so many repairs looks nice in the inside and in the outside..a nice car to drive any day any time Read More

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2001 Nissan Frontier Reviews

Love It. By Michael

I loved it overall. The seats are manual, and the back seat is kinda small, and the moonroof sucks. But the rest of the truck is amazing. I love it to death, and I can't wait to upgrade it some more Read More

I Love This Truck For Its Versatility. By theRicster

Great truck to handle small to med size jobs, like getting rocks or dirt for the yard, lumber etc. Also great for getting to the outdoors like biking, hiking, camping, fishing, kayaking etc. Its a 4x... Read More

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2002 Nissan Frontier Reviews

Proto Type By cdw70

every thing in the wrong place like they said lets put everything wrong and hopefully used as a don't ever do this type Again this what not to do when building a truck gearshift right where window was... Read More

Unexciting By FCempa

This truck serves its purpose as reliable transportation that gets you from point A to point B. We are disappointed with the fuel performance, but seems to be durable with over 100k on odometer. Our... Read More

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