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Nissan Frontier repairs by problem area

Engine (35%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (11%)

Brakes and Traction Control (6%)

Suspension and Steering (11%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (23%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (4%)

Other (9%)

Chart based on 298 repairs.
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Nissan Frontier repair cost distribution

$2500+ (3%)

$1000 - $2499 (7%)

$500 - $999 (13%)

$100 - $499 (33%)

< $100 (44%)

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Chart based on 254 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.

Nissan Frontier problems by year

before 2001 (7%)

2002 - 2004 (7%)

2005 - 2008 (54%)

2009 - 2019 (31%)

2020 - 2021 (0%)

2022 - present (0%)

Chart based on 299 repair trips.
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What Our Members Are Saying about the Personal Experiences of the Nissan Frontier

Nissan Frontier Personal Experiences: Pros
2008 4dr Crew Cab 5ft bed 261-horsepower 4.0L V6
6-speed manual RWD
Have owned a Nissan truck since 1979 and have had very few mechanical issues with them, very reliable and good performance. full 2008 Nissan Frontier review
2006 4dr Extended Cab 6ft bed 265-horsepower 4.0L V6
6-speed manual 4WD, part-time w/low range
This truck is solid and reliable. full 2006 Nissan Frontier review
2004 2dr Extended Cab 6ft bed 143-horsepower 2.4L I4
5-speed manual RWD
My father had a Nissan truck back when it was just called a Mini-pickup. We worked the heck out of that truck. I learned to drive on that vehicle. We put 145,000 fairly trouble free miles on the vehicle before it was put to pasture in an auto accident. full 2004 Nissan Frontier review

Nissan Frontier Problems and Repair Histories

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