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  • (4.6) 29 reviews
  • MSRP: $4,776$15,088
  • Body Style: Coupe
  • Combined MPG: 22-23
  • Engine: 287-hp, 3.5-liter V-6 (premium)
  • Drivetrain: Rear-wheel Drive
2005 Nissan 350Z

Our Take on the 2005 Nissan 350Z

Our Take

Only a handful of cars become legendary in their own time, and Nissan's original Z-car falls into that category. First seen in 1969 as the Datsun 240Z, the two-seat hatchback was the first Japanese-built sports car to sell strongly in the United States.Nissan's modern-day 350Z coupe wen... Read Full Report

What We Don't Like

  • Ride comfort
  • Cargo and storage space
  • Snug cockpit
  • Engine and road noise

Notable Features

  • Coupe or Roadster
  • 287- or 300-hp V-6
  • Automatic or manual
  • New 35th Anniversary model


Our Expert Reviews

Nissan's long-lived Z-car traditionally has been aimed at performance buffs, although some iterations in the '90s began to stray more toward the luxury end of the spectrum. The reincarnation of the Z-car, which arrived in 2002, may be the ideal his-and-hers combination of performance and luxury -- a desirable package that is embodied in the 2005 350Z 35th Anniversary Edition. We teste... Read full review for the 2005 Nissan 350 Z

Consumer Reviews


Average based on 29 reviews

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Great car, very reliable and looks great

by ti from miami on August 21, 2009

The car, overall is great. It looks goood, its fast and reliable. The downside is gas consumption and interior space, but guess what, its a sports car, so its OK to be a gas guzzler and small right??

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Crash-Test Reports


There are currently 2 recalls for this car.

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Service & Repair

Estimated Service & Repair cost: $4,800 per year.

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