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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Zach writes:
2008 Nissan Frontier SE Crew Cab Review
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5

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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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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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Michael writes:
2008 Nissan Frontier LE Crew Cab Review
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5

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Nice look, Great investment

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Gas mileage

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Sporty And Roomy — Performance is awesome, with a V6 1.5 Litter engine, it wouldnt be a truck woth out it. Great acceleration and great breaking. Also is equiped with an aoutomatic breaking system. As a 2008 vehicle, It hasnt had any major maintenace except a regular oil change. The truck is just an amazing work of art. the interior lining of the seats are just a never before seen material. Yet the gas mileage is at an average its still ver fun too drive. I would highly recomend this to a freind, especially to someone who whants to start a family.

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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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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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Todd writes:
2008 Nissan Frontier Nismo Crew Cab 4X4 Review
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5

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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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Aaron writes:
2008 Nissan Frontier Nismo Crew Cab 4X4 Review
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4

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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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2013 Nissan Frontier Reviews

**** By 97404

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2012 Nissan Frontier Reviews

Great Looking, Powerful, Fun To Drive 4x4 Truck You Can Drive Everyday By mikeb433

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2011 Nissan Frontier Reviews

Very Good Driver By MCFLeaseReturn

turning radius is not very good. But overall this is a great pick up truck. Lots of leg room in the front and back seats. LWB is a must to be able to haul anything and looks much better than that chop... Read More

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2010 Nissan Frontier Reviews

Great, Definitely Not Expected For Confortablilty By LordMasterCloud

I love it, the truck itself is great, good gas mialage for a truck, has towing package can pull 6500 lbs. Has traction control and overdive. Weather tech floor matts, the only reason i don't like it ... Read More

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Great truck. Handles and drives great. Very reliable. Only wish it had an auxiliary plug. Good gas mileage for a truck. My wife loves driving it because of how well it rides and drives. I have to wor... Read More

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2009 Nissan Frontier Reviews

Nissan Fronteir By AutoCom

After a year of owning my 2009 Nissan Frontier, I have to say its an excellent truck. I've been able to tow a huge BBQ pit, switch on the 4x4 and drive off road and still get to work each day on cheap... Read More

Excellent All Around Mid Size Truck, Good Value For The Money, Would Definitely Buy Again By Rubicon4x4

Bought this truck in July 2009 after looking for 4 months. Got a great deal, that could not be matched by Toyota. For a truck the ride is great, handling is above average and power is outstanding. I a... Read More

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