Best Bet
  • (4.7) 57 reviews
  • MSRP: $5,711$16,471
  • Body Style: Coupe
  • Combined MPG: 22
  • Engine: 300-hp, 3.5-liter V-6 (premium)
  • Drivetrain: Rear-wheel Drive
2006 Nissan 350Z

Our Take on the 2006 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 U.S.Nissan's modern-day 350Z coupe went on sale ... 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
  • Styling updates for 2006


Our Expert Reviews

THE BASICS Base price/as tested: $39,800/$40,495 Fuel economy: 20.2 miles per gallon in Globe testing Annual fuel cost: $1,931 (at $3.00 per gallon, regular, 13,000 miles per year)THE SPECIFICS Drivetrain: Rear-wheel drive Seating: Four Horsepower: 300 Torque: 260 lb.-ft. Overall length: 169.8 inches Wheelbase: 104.3 inches Height: 52.5 inches Width: 71.5 inches Curb weight: 3,580 p... Read full review for the 2006 Nissan 350 Z

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Consumer Reviews


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Great car, little money

by 06 Tampa Z from Tampa on April 10, 2010

I own a 2006 Z base coupe, 6sp. 300hp, am/fm/cd, power windows/doors/mirrors. Nissan did a fantastic job in designing and powering the Z. Pros: beautiful lines and power at an unbelievable price. With... Read Full Review

8 Trim Levels Available

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Crash-Test Reports


There is currently 1 recall for this car.

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Service & Repair

Estimated Service & Repair cost: $4,400 per year.

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