2008 Nissan Frontier User Reviews

2008 Nissan Frontier Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 12 reviews

  • Performance: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
  • Appearance: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
  • Build Quality:4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars 4.4 / 5
  • Overall: 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

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PROS
"power" 9 reviews
"fuel economy" 4 reviews
"ride" 4 reviews
"handling" 2 reviews
"interior" 2 reviews
CONS
"fuel economy" 3 reviews
"radius" 2 reviews

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dmcpartl writes:
2008 Nissan Frontier SE King Cab V6 4X4 Review
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4

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Classy looking Truck. Very solid, not tin can-ish at all. V6 has lots of power.

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Gears wind out too quickly

dmcpartl
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Little Monster — Easy to drive with enough room for every day tasks. Will haul its own weight plus with ease and barely feel the drag. Has plenty of power and is comfortable for long drives. Controls are conveniently located with ease of access to everything. Good heat and A/C. Sound isolation is good, outside noises hard to hear in the cab with windows up. Seems pretty reliable, no problems yet.

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Dricketts writes:
2008 Nissan Frontier SE King Cab V6 Review
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The truck runs extremely well, accelerates admirably, and the mpg is impressive for a truck.

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Back seats too small for use by anyone larger than 6'0

Dricketts
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Great Personal Truck — I received this truck as a gift for my 16th birthday, after I had gotten my liscense, and I have been driving it ever since. I've never had any problems with the engine, and general maintenance is cheap and easy. The car handles well, and can accelerate like any car ever could, while at the same time, it can haul just like a larger truck. It also gets great gas mileage.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Ryan3171 writes:
2008 Nissan Frontier LE Crew Cab Review
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Interior space
+ Towing capacity
+ Available side curtain airbags

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n/a

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Not Too Big, Not Too Small, But Just Right — It is a solid well handling truck that has a very smooth ride. Acceleration is quick and responsive. Cab is very quiet. Minor downsides: The rear seating area is a bit cramped but I use it for storage anyway - The interior is a bit plastic and very utilitarian - Right arm rest needs to extend out further

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Zach writes:
2008 Nissan Frontier SE Crew Cab Review
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A lot of power for a compact, Great gas mileage

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Bland interior and exterior

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2008 Nissan Frontier — The 2008 Frontier is a solid performer in a sea of compact pickups. With a 4.0L V6 engine paired with the 6-speed manual, this truck delivers a high level of torque at low RPMs. The acceleration is quick for a vehicle of this magnitude, with 0-60 times at around 7.x seconds. While it doesn't quite handle like a car, it provides a sure grip on the road without that truck-like feel. This truck is built as tough as they come. The interior craftsmanship, while very bland, is well put together without any rattles or signs of disrepair. The appearance of the interior and exterior is very spartan compared to its competitors, but it still maintains a solid truck-type appeal. Pickups usually get a bad stigma for their gas mileage, but this truck is breaking the mold. It was able to achieve 21 mpg in the city, with an average of 18. It has not been taken in for any major repairs. This car is filled with just the right amount of power for the average person to haul or tow boats, tools, etc., and it is the perfect size for anyone looking for a capable vehicle without the magnitude of a mid- or full-size pickup.

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jf74150 writes:
2008 Nissan Frontier SE King Cab V6 4X4 Review
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everything about this truck is awesome.  its a comfortable ride and excellent in the snow.  

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the only thing i have to say is the turning radius is not 100% what i want it to be, but it is a 4x4 truck

jf74150
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Awesome Truck — the truck is in excellent condition with not many miles on it. its a great commuter and has plenty of power. i wish i didnt have to sell it but i need something that will do me better money wise since i am traveling a lot.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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sww314 writes:
2008 Nissan Frontier LE Crew Cab Review
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Nice reliable truck

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Poor turning radius,

sww314
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A Truck Truck — Nothing fancy about the Frontier but it works and the price is nice. Mechanically very sound and looks good. The interior could upgraded. The radio is mediocre. No features in the base car - not even a temperature or compass. It tows well.

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

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leennelson writes:
2008 Nissan Frontier Nismo Crew Cab 4X4 Review
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Nice looking truck. Power is very good.

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Nothing yet.

leennelson
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She's A Beauty, That #9... — Bought this truck to pull my fishing boat and was not let down! It has surplus of power to pull a much bigger boat than mine. Very quiet and comfortable in the front seats. NISMO package is sweet and cleans up very nice. Turns a lot of heads.

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

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Aaron writes:
2008 Nissan Frontier Nismo Crew Cab 4X4 Review
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It's sharp looking, built pretty good, and performs great.

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If you want gas economy this is not the truck for you.

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Id Give It 7.5 Out Of 10. — Performance - Its quick for a V6 and handles like a champ off road. Build Quality - To much plastic for my taste, but overall i have no problems. Appearance - Personally i like the styling of the truck but the orange meter color i hate. Cost of Ownership - It is a gas hog. Fun Factor - It is great off road. The 4x4 on the fly shift is great for if i want to slide her around or really dig in the dirt.

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

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Jamin writes:
2008 Nissan Frontier SE King Cab V6 4X4 Review
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A lot.

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Small Cab.  

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?? — Nice little truck. it is a bit on the small side, but its got plenty of power, and isn't too hard on fuel. still has a 6 foot box to cart stuff around. overall i am quite impressed with it.

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

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Todd writes:
2008 Nissan Frontier Nismo Crew Cab 4X4 Review
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Best truck I have ever owned.

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Wish it had they offered a turbo

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Best Truck For The Money. — I had a 2006 and totaled it in a head on collision. All air bags deployed and I walked away without injury. Any truck you can total and not take any damage seems to be a good buy. It is built very well. Drives very nice and gets great gas mileage. v6 with almost the same horsepower as the bigger gas guzzling Titan. I love this truck.

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

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

Love My 2002 Nissan Frontier By Laura

I love this truck. It's my first truck and it's the absolute best. I was surprised at what good gas mileage we got when we drove up north from the Twin Cities and back. It's awful on gas in the cities... Read More

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