(4.7) 23 reviews
MSRP: $11,814$22,866
Body Style: Coupe
Combined MPG: 22
Engine: 332-hp, 3.7-liter V-6 (premium)
Drivetrain: Rear-wheel Drive
2009 Nissan 370Z

Our Take on the 2009 Nissan 370Z

Our Take

Nissan's latest Z car promises not to offend fans of the outgoing generation — it looks pretty similar but, not surprisingly, offers more power. Accordingly, the numerical designation changes from "350" to "370" to account for a larger V-6 under the hood, with output climbing to 332 ho... Read Full Report

What We Don't Like

  • Road noise
  • Cramped interior
  • No backseat
  • Limited cargo space
  • Hard-to-read gauges
  • Steering wheel doesn't telescope

Notable Features

  • Redesigned for 2009 (coupe only)
  • 332-hp V-6
  • Six-speed manual with optional rev-matching
  • Optional seven-speed paddle-shift automatic
  • Rear-wheel drive
  • 370Z convertible coming for 2010

3 Trims Available

A trim is a style of a vehicle model. Each higher trim has different or upgraded features from the previous trim along with a price increase. Learn more about trims

Trims Explained

When talking about cars, “trims” is a way of differentiating between different versions of the same model. Typically, most start with a no-frills, or “base” trim, and as features are added, or a different engine, drivetrain (gas vs. hybrid, for example) or transmission are included, trim names change and prices go up.


It’s important to carefully check the trims of the car you’re interested in to make sure that you’re getting the features you want, or that you’re not overpaying for features you don’t want.