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Nissan Quest 2006
Pros: exterior design
Cons: qualityI must say this is probably one of the worst vehicles I have ever owned. Overall quality is at best poor. Since I bought it new we have had to replace the sliding door power locks, the shifter lock, the AC compressor, the display panel computer, and about 20 fasteners. The lights in the entrior had to be modified to keep them from falling out of the ceiling. One of the Hubcaps broke and a factory replacement was $80.00. This is my first and last Nissan vehicle. I would not reccomend this vehicle to anyone. Stay away.
Pros: The DVDs
Cons: Van is very wide you have to be careful when parkingVan has lots of space for a large family.
Pros: Automatic sliding door.
Cons: Brakes are faulty. Had them repaired quarterly since ownership.
Advice: Do not buy!Not at all happy with my new 2005 Nissan Quest. Vehicle is too low and constant quarterly repairs to brakes since ownership. The plastic pins popped off holding a plastic cover under the front of the vechicle which caused the cover to hang and scrape the road while driving. Service department were not very accommodating. Suggested I purchase additional warranty for future quarterly brake repairs and now I am having to go through abritration.
Pros: Interior space
Cons: Mechanical issues galore
Advice: DON'TStay away...far, far, away! We bought this in July '04 intending to keep it forever. Will be trading it in tomorrow. More problems than I can tell. Had to have the fuel pump replaced already. Brakes are GONE in under 30,000. A/C does not come out very cold and when it's cool outside, the vent fan always blows hot air. I would never buy Nissan after my experience with this van.
Cons: lowness to the gound
Advice: test drive this van pull in and out of parking spaces.hard to park, hard to get out of park I have to really pull on the shifter, side doors rattle like they are not shut, and today when I was in a car wash my rear door went up and got damaged, and I have no idea why it went up,also rides really low to the ground I bottom out all the time. I really hate this van would never buy another.It looks beautiful, and the inside is great really comfortable in the back and on long trips.Did not really find out all this till I bought the vehicle.
Pros: Performance and interior room
Cons: Bizarre controls
Advice: Negotiate a big discount. This isn't a popular vehicle.I do not own this vehicle - I rented it for four days to take the family to California. The interior is cavernous, with easy access to all the seats. The center seats fold forward, which really helps with access to the rear seats. The interior volume behind the rear seats is capacious as well. We were able to load four suitcases and a stroller into the well behind the back seat. The vehicle got respectable fuel economy (in the mid-20s), and performance was surprising. I once squealed the tires when I pushed the accelerator a bit too hard. The vehicle rides very smoothly, tracks well and has less body roll than I expected. Like any minivan, try to avoid quick moves, but this vehicle holds no nasty surprises when manuevering it in traffic. I am sold on this vehicle except for one thing: The bizarre controls. The odd 'serving dish' platform on which many of the function buttons and the transmission shifter reside is a definite minus. There is little distance between the shifter and the right control stalk, and I once knocked the vehicle into neutral when reaching for it. The instrument display sits in the center of the dash, which requires you to look well away from your direction of travel to see it. I found it disconcerting to drive the vehicle at night and see nothing when I looked through the steering wheel.