2004 Nissan 350 Z
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Buy it

by from Jersey on July 13, 2010

What a great car... I bought mine used, 100% stock and it was really a great handling car. Having traded in my BMW 3 series, I wasn't 100% sure what to expect, and I was more than happy with the accel...
What a great car... I bought mine used, 100% stock and it was really a great handling car. Having traded in my BMW 3 series, I wasn't 100% sure what to expect, and I was more than happy with the acceleration, steering, gear ratio, etc. I lowered mine, put on some wider shoes, and a new cold-air intake. For a little extea $$$, there are few cars on the road my Z can't keep up with or out-perform. If you are used to a standard vehicle, the ride can be a bit "Indy-car" esqe, but other than that, I have no complaints.
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Love my Z!!!!

by from Fayetteville, Tn on January 12, 2010

I love my 350. It is such a reliable vehicle. I would never get rid of it!!!! Other "sports cars" may come and go, but the Nissan Z series is a legacy that will never be surpassed by any other imitati...
I love my 350. It is such a reliable vehicle. I would never get rid of it!!!! Other "sports cars" may come and go, but the Nissan Z series is a legacy that will never be surpassed by any other imitations!!!!
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Great sports car for the price!

by from Los Angeles on March 28, 2011

I usually drive the car about 1,000 miles a month as a commute car and I have to say it is one of the most enjoyable cars I have ever driven. The car handles and performs like a Porsche and the price...
I usually drive the car about 1,000 miles a month as a commute car and I have to say it is one of the most enjoyable cars I have ever driven. The car handles and performs like a Porsche and the price of the car makes it even more attractive. The recommendation on the car says that you should only put Premium High Octane, but for a car with 287HP it has a pretty good MPG rating. On the highway I've gone as high as 28MPG and on the streets I get about 17.5 MPG. Even though the car sits lower than most cars, the ride is not too harsh and absorbs cracks and holes pretty well. It doesn't absorb it like a Honda Accord Sedan as per say, but for the type of car it is, it's not too harsh. It has a great combination of a commute car, w/ attributes of a performance sports car. The only cons I have regarding the car, is that the oil change can cost about $75 because the car is supposed to use Mobile 1 or synthetic oil. Also, there is not much luggage space in the trunk. The manual says that you can store a golf bag, but I doubt that's true. The strut bar in the back makes it almost impossible to carry many things. But since the only I carry in my car is the groceries from an occasional trip to the supermarket it's not too bad. But beware if you are planning to carry furniture or anything big, because you probably have to get a rental for that. Other than the cons I believe Nissan did what they were setting out to accomplish when they made this car: create a high performance sports car that can also act as a daily commuting car. For a car that has a 287HP V-6, sports suspension, a drag of .30, a 0-60mph rating of 5.4sec, and an ave MPG of 17.5 I would say you get alot for the price!
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350Z Best Cat I have owned

by from on December 4, 2009

I have found the 350Z to be the only Japanese car that has both the reliability that you expect from Japan, but also the performance of a German car. I bout mine a few years ago and have been very hap...
I have found the 350Z to be the only Japanese car that has both the reliability that you expect from Japan, but also the performance of a German car. I bout mine a few years ago and have been very happy.
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Fantastico

by from Indianapolis, IN on May 9, 2012

I bought my Z Roadster new and have driven mostly in summer (no snow or ice). The car has given me about 21 MPG city and slightly over 27 MPG highway. Other than the "alignment" problem (recall by Nis...
I bought my Z Roadster new and have driven mostly in summer (no snow or ice). The car has given me about 21 MPG city and slightly over 27 MPG highway. Other than the "alignment" problem (recall by Nissan) that I had fixed I've had no problems with the car. The spoiler has been replaced once because of curbs, bumpers. Also I don't like the plastic dash or mirror (black) because the paint chips off. I owned a 911 Porsche before but never got the compliments or raves about it that I have this car. I've thought to myself that I'd like to buy a new 370 Z but mine only has 43,000 miles and it's like new. My only problem is that i've gotten older and it's harder for me (arthritis in hip) to get in and out of the vehicle. I am trying to sell it but as summer gets here and top down driving is back, I'm thinking of keeping again. Wonderful car.
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2004 350Z

by from clarksville, tn on November 19, 2011

Had the 2004 350Z back from 2005-2007, had 28K miles on it when I traded it for a Murano (needed the size). Next morning I took the Murano to wash at the dealer and my 350Z trade in was already sold! ...
Had the 2004 350Z back from 2005-2007, had 28K miles on it when I traded it for a Murano (needed the size). Next morning I took the Murano to wash at the dealer and my 350Z trade in was already sold! (never made it to the front lot)...4 years later (two weeks ago) bought a 2011 370Z. These cars have a huge bang for your buck. Cannot beat the styling, power, and handling ability for that price...
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Great performer and excellent value for the money

by from Oelaqndo, FL on December 26, 2007

A fun and great car to drive. It handles well. the engine has enough power to make one feel that you are driving a sports car. The only frustrating issue I find with this car is the alignment problem...
A fun and great car to drive. It handles well. the engine has enough power to make one feel that you are driving a sports car. The only frustrating issue I find with this car is the alignment problem. It has damaged 2 sets of brand new tires. Nissan is aware of the alignment problem with their 2003 and 2004 350Z. I am not sure if they have found a solution / permanent fix.
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Look at me!

by from Olathe, KS. on November 14, 2007

All I cam say is buy one! You would not regret it! Sound of the power is enough make you melt. Quick short shift! Rides like on rails. The traction control is the only thing I don't like but you just ...
All I cam say is buy one! You would not regret it! Sound of the power is enough make you melt. Quick short shift! Rides like on rails. The traction control is the only thing I don't like but you just turm it off ( it kinda dangerous because the car starts to limit the power intermitently)
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Performance Crazy

by from Washington, DC on June 7, 2011

I love my car, I just wish the interior had a little more swagg and it had a hard convertable top... you get your money worth, in its performance 6 Speed
I love my car, I just wish the interior had a little more swagg and it had a hard convertable top... you get your money worth, in its performance 6 Speed
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Fun to drive!!

by from Cedar Rapids, IA on August 16, 2011

I bought this car for a summer "fun car" & I absolutely love it! I found it on Cars.com. I looked for probably 9 months. I had a specific color that I wanted. I also didn't want to compromise on a man...
I bought this car for a summer "fun car" & I absolutely love it! I found it on Cars.com. I looked for probably 9 months. I had a specific color that I wanted. I also didn't want to compromise on a manual shift. I was patient & found a used car in new car condition with low miles!! I couldn't be happier. I would recommend this car to anyone that was to make their drive a "fun" experience. It is a head turner, too!!
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