2006 Nissan 350 Z
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Great car, little money

by 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...
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 the exception of an oil issue, no reliability problems. Cons: burns approx 1qt of oil every 3,000 miles, something Nissan calls "normal" for the 05-06 w/ 6sp manuals. The interior is cheap in feel, in fact over time the paint on the plastic doorhandles will peel; stereo could have been better; seats not very comfortable for long trips (over 1hr gets tiring); due to lack of decent insulation, a bit noisy; to keep costs down, Nissan reverted to the European way of doing business - nickel and dime you for basic equipment (cruise control). If you can live with the above, these cars are now a dime/dozen and inexpensive. You just have to find one that hasn't been abused or modified.
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best sports car for your money

by from Boston, MA on December 13, 2010

by far the best and most affordable sports car on the road. comfy, fast, stylish, and the ladies love it! not to mention its a nissan and will probably run for a long time with small upkeep. best part...
by far the best and most affordable sports car on the road. comfy, fast, stylish, and the ladies love it! not to mention its a nissan and will probably run for a long time with small upkeep. best part is you wont see one on every corner either like mustangs!
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Fun Car

by from Dallas Texas on November 12, 2010

Bought my second 350Z. This one has the track package. Car is fun to drive and handles like its on rails. Fit and finish is about what you would expect from a mid range sports car. Tires are very expe...
Bought my second 350Z. This one has the track package. Car is fun to drive and handles like its on rails. Fit and finish is about what you would expect from a mid range sports car. Tires are very expensive and remember premium fuel only. I would rate this car a 9/10.
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Perfect for the young professional

by from Houston, tx on November 18, 2010

I graduated college and the ink wasn't dry on my first pay check and I went and bought this pony. Less than a week later I was at the track auto-crossing it, and it still drove home like I just went u...
I graduated college and the ink wasn't dry on my first pay check and I went and bought this pony. Less than a week later I was at the track auto-crossing it, and it still drove home like I just went up the road to the gas station. This car is durable, reliable, fast , sexy, and efficient. I moved to Houston and now I drive on the highway for my commute. I'd swear I get 32 mpg in this thing. Only thing I wish was better is the clutch. It’s not as responsive as I’d like and I have had to replace the master and slave cylinder once. (Probably because of auto-crossing it a few times a year;)
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Wonderful car!

by from Portland, OR on November 12, 2010

I absolutely love this car. It handles beautifully. You have no trouble getting out of the way of ANYTHING, the pick and go is awesome! I love it and would recommend it if you are looking for a fast, ...
I absolutely love this car. It handles beautifully. You have no trouble getting out of the way of ANYTHING, the pick and go is awesome! I love it and would recommend it if you are looking for a fast, sexy drive!
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Could not have wished for a better car

by from on October 5, 2010

I owned a 2006 Z base model for the last two years before I had to sell for financial reasons and I can't tell you how sad I was to let the car go. The only negative I can think of was it could get a ...
I owned a 2006 Z base model for the last two years before I had to sell for financial reasons and I can't tell you how sad I was to let the car go. The only negative I can think of was it could get a bit uncomfortable on longer rides (although, I am a bigger guy so that may be a factor). The power was fantastic for what the car was. I never had a single problem. Wish I could have her back!
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BEST CAR ON THE STREET

by from ST. LOUIS, MO on May 25, 2011

THIS CAR IS FAST, IT LOOKS FANTASTIC, IT SOUNDS LIKE A JET, IT HANDLES LIKE A DREAM. THERE IS NO OTHER CAR OUT THERE FOR THE MONEY THAT EVEN COMES CLOSE. SUPERSONIC DREAM MACHINE AT A GOOD PRICE. ITS ...
THIS CAR IS FAST, IT LOOKS FANTASTIC, IT SOUNDS LIKE A JET, IT HANDLES LIKE A DREAM. THERE IS NO OTHER CAR OUT THERE FOR THE MONEY THAT EVEN COMES CLOSE. SUPERSONIC DREAM MACHINE AT A GOOD PRICE. ITS A JET THAT DOESN'T GET AIRBORNE.
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You simply cannot do better for the money.

by from Aloha, OR on March 27, 2009

I have enjoyed every second in my Z Roadster. I did not buy this car for practicality or to handle poor weather. Taking kids to school or towing a trailer never entered my mind when I was considering ...
I have enjoyed every second in my Z Roadster. I did not buy this car for practicality or to handle poor weather. Taking kids to school or towing a trailer never entered my mind when I was considering the purchase. This car was, quite simply, my fun car. I wanted something that would make my daily commute exciting and wake me up in the morning. Everything about this car from the angelic exhaust note to the crisp handling affirm my decision to buy it. We have 300 days of sunshine where I live and there is no reason NOT to own a Roadster. It is quiet and calm with the top down, even at higher speeds. The styling... Well, what needs to be said? The Z is one of the best looking cars on the road. It is muscular and exotic at the same time. The interior leaves a bit to be desired, but I purchased one with black and orange seats so I am completely happy about people seeing the inside when the top is down. But the litmus test for whether or not I like my car? Every time I get out of it and walk away, I always glance back and smile.
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Don't rule out an automatic. It smokes!!

by from Florida on May 8, 2010

I just bought my 06' a week ago and for the money it smokes any other car in it's class. I test drove a 04' corvette and even though the vett has more hp the quickness and handling on the 350z is righ...
I just bought my 06' a week ago and for the money it smokes any other car in it's class. I test drove a 04' corvette and even though the vett has more hp the quickness and handling on the 350z is right up there. Most people I spoke to told me to buy the manual 6 speed but let me tell you that the automatic shifts very quick and smooth. You won't be disappointed. Be aware of the 06' manual they use up oil.
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this car is alsome

by from Murray Kentucky on May 15, 2011

I have always wished for a sports car i drove 4 other sports cars and on 5th car chose this 350z ,only thing wrong i get tired if i drive it for long trips the seat is not the best ,leg room fair wish...
I have always wished for a sports car i drove 4 other sports cars and on 5th car chose this 350z ,only thing wrong i get tired if i drive it for long trips the seat is not the best ,leg room fair wish was larger all thou i am 6ft. But i love this car ....
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