1997 Nissan Pickup User Reviews

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Users ranked 1997 Nissan Pickup against other cars which they drove/owned. Each ranking was based on 9 categories. Here is the summary of top rankings.

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    1997 Nissan Pickup 2 Dr XE 4WD Standard Cab SBReview
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    Overall Truck Is Good Value — truck is easy to work on, easy to drive, holds good amount of cargo for small truck, 4X4 works great in snow, has over 160,000 miles on it burns zero oil its a good value for the money, would recommend to anyone but make sure you throughly inspect vehicle before buying they are prone to rust

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: truck is solid

    Cons: sheetmetal is thin power is lacking interior is ok

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    Very Reliable.. 350,000 Km Without Problems Worth Mentioning — Fuel consumption is high.. Hand Brake seldom has worked properly.. Tappet noise always prevalent in V6 motor. Has needed starter motor repairs. Rust beginning to be a problem. Drivers seat partially collapsed. Fun to drive in the country on rough roads

    Primary Use: Family transportation

    Pros: Great camping vehicle if you like the outdoors

    Cons: Heavy on petrol

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    1997 Nissan Hardbody — Good truck, reliable. First car I bought new. I had it from 1997-2000. It was a good truck, went pretty fast for a 4 banger and was very reliable. I also liked the color, they look best in black IMHO. Mine did not have steel rims however, it had the aluminium mags.

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: Reliable, good gas mileage

    Cons: Rather boring

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    My Bakkie — well i love everything bout my bakkie exept that its heavy on juice lol. its performance is great , the sound is awsome and ya the looks is there. wouldnt exhange it for anything else. it became my hobby on building it into what it is today. exept the gas mileage

    Pros: the sound system

    Cons: well its 2 low i feel every bump in the road

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    Nissan 3.0 V6 Hardbody — look it aint a pretty bakkie but it does its job. its very strong seeing as its a 3.0l v6. i got it when it had 104000km on the clock... but its more then just a very strong bakkie, volvo's cant stay with me and only the big bmw's can catch me after 200km/h... plez do note that speed kills... problems i did have with it is like nothing... i had to overall the gearbox but that is my own fault for not checking the oil... other then that i will neve sell it and the day that the motor desides to go i'll just put in a v8... lets see you catch me now...

    Pros: power, consumption

    Cons: not too pretty

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    Good Truck` — had this truck for a while and was very good to me. eventually tho my tranny was going and had to get rid of it.

    Pros: 5 spd truck

    Cons: not that great gas mileage for a four cylinder truck

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    Great Beater — its a reliable ride not to fast has 4x4 the paint sucks and its small inside but other then that its very reliable

    Pros: 4x4

    Cons: to little

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    Useless Truck — Spent more money on repairs than anything else. Hardly any room in the cab.

    Pros: Did 12.20s in the 1/8th mile(high mileage, raced in the 1/8th to protect engine better). Fairly well on gas.

    Cons: Feels like your driving up a rocky mountain going over a few bumps. Handling is awful. Oil filter is a pain to get to cause it can only be accessed from the side of the engine through the passenger fender well.

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    1997 Nissan Pickup 2 Dr STD Standard Cab SBReview
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    Good Basic Long Lasting — Acceleration-slow Brakes-firm and stop well, no anti-lock Handling-poor, leans side to side in corners and in highway wind Lots of squeaks and rattles-by design and age. Needs very few repairs and parts are cheap in cost. Fair mileage, little to no maintanance. Interior and exterior are plain. Has heat, A/C, power steering, roll up windows. Fun to drive the manual. 276,000 miles

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: fun, good gas

    Cons: slow and handles poor

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    Reviews From Other Years

    1996 Nissan Pickup Reviews

    It's A Very Reliable Truck. By dwrme

    I've had this truck since 1998. It had around 42,000 miles on it when I got it. It has over 227,000 miles now and it still runs very strong with no problems. I did put a new transmission and new clutc... Read More

    Very Reliable And Very Good Truck For The Money By dwrme

    I love my truck. I would buy anouther one but with bucket seats and 4wd in it. It is a sturdy truck that will haul more than it is suppose to. Braking and handling are very good. You just take care of... Read More

    1995 Nissan Pickup Reviews

    I Love The Trucks By GreasyPayne58

    I like everything when it comes to the dependability. The fuel cost is better than average getting over 25 mpg. I like the fact the they are easy to work on the hardest thing that I have had to do is ... Read More

    Super Happy With All Aspects. Best $ For $ Motor I Ever Owned! (inc Bmw's & Jags) By lennondylan

    Actually, the above spec is incorrect! It is a 4WD but it is a double cab, ie 4Dr.....not available in the drop down menu. Have owned it about 10 years now...in that time the only failure was the ONLY... Read More

    1994 Nissan Pickup Reviews

    Good Beater By Shane

    Its a truck!! I use it to drive over small trees and such through the woods! Also I use it when it snows. Truck is too light to drive in the mud, found that out the hard way so ya. Read More

    Happy Trails By Travis

    It had 29" tires which made it suck off roads, but decent on road. Well, not really. It was a gutless wonder. Had some horrible noise at 3K RPM that made you think it could explode at ant moment. ... Read More

    1993 Nissan Pickup Reviews

    Dependable Till The Body Rusts Away. By Mat

    Its an OLD truck, nothing nice about it. Got some rust, the vent fan makes noise, topper is dented, power steering fluid leak, buttons missing off the CD player, cuts in the interior... But it runs g... Read More

    My Truck By Cole

    rusty, but good lookin! the engine is in good condition and the suspension is good. my favorite part is the manual transmission. it doesn't take alot to maintain. the car is fun to drive, especially o... Read More

    1992 Nissan Pickup Reviews

    Rusty But Trusty By Michael

    rusty but trusty first car i bought it for 300 dollars and stuck some money into and it runs like a champ handling isnt bad but not good but for the age its good and fun to drive i can beat on it all ... Read More

    Great Truck! By Michael

    Performance: SLOW, 4 cylinder. It has decent torque, and managed to pull 2200lbs worth of scrap to the scrap yard. Braking is adequet with 2 piston calipers up front. Build Quality: Great. But plain,... Read More

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