Nissan 300ZX vs Datsun 280ZX Compare price, expert/user reviews, mpg, engines, safety, cargo capacity and other specs at a glance.

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1983 Datsun 280ZX GL 2-Row RWD
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Used Car Pricing Used listing price comparison and analysis.

1996 Nissan 300ZX
2 Dr 2+2 Hatchback
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$40,594
3 listings nationwide

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1983 Datsun 280ZX
GL 2-Row RWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$15,994
1 vehicle

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User Reviews Reviews from CarGurus users who have driven or owned the car.

1996 Nissan 300ZX
2 Dr 2+2 Hatchback
Callahann writes:
Owned this 96 TT #265/300 which was a fast and great car. Lightly modified to mid 400HP after restoration. Bei...
Looks/Style Ranked 1991 Nissan 300ZX 2 Dr Turbo Hatchback worse.
"Tighter body fitment and perfection of body lines."
Value Ranked 1991 Nissan 300ZX 2 Dr Turbo Hatchback worse.
"High value due to final model year and dual airbag system standard."
5
tonywvr4 writes:
Close to compare a tie in many ways.
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krullone 1996 Nissan 300ZX 2 Dr 2+2 HatchbackReview:

1996 300zx 2+2 Still Sexy After All These Years — This is the second Z32 2+2 that I've owned and I plan to own many more. I love driving this car and...

Primary Use: Commuting to work

1983 Datsun 280ZX
GL 2-Row RWD
No User Reviews

Specs

1996 Nissan 300ZX
2 Dr 2+2 Hatchback
1983 Datsun 280ZX
GL 2-Row RWD
Powertrain
Drivetrain
RWD
RWD
RWD
RWD
Fuel Economy, City
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17 MPG
--
--
Fuel Economy, Highway
--
22 MPG
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--
Fuel Tank Volume 18 gal --
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
222 hp @ 6,400 RPM
222 hp @ 6,400 RPM
145 hp @ 5,200 RPM
145 hp @ 5,200 RPM
Torque
198 lb-ft @ 4,800 RPM
198 lb-ft @ 4,800 RPM
156 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM
156 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM
Cylinders
6 cylinders
6 cylinders
6 cylinders
6 cylinders
Compression Ratio
--
--
8:1
8:1
Displacement
3,000 cc
3,000 cc
2,800 cc
2,800 cc
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard --
Driver Airbag Standard --
Passenger Airbag Standard --
Comfort and Convenience
Leather Seats Optional Optional
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
Cassette Player Standard Standard
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard --
Driver Power Seats Optional --
Passenger Power Seats Standard --
Interior
Maximum Seating 4 seats 4 seats
Front Legroom 43 in 42 in
Back Legroom 22.7 in 24 in
Exterior
Length 178 in 181 in
Width 70.9 in 66 in
Height 48.1 in 49 in
Wheelbase 101.2 in 99.2 in

Available Options

1996 Nissan 300ZX
2 Dr 2+2 Hatchback
1983 Datsun 280ZX
GL 2-Row RWD

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