1999 Nissan Frontier

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$11,490

starting MSRP

1999 Nissan Frontier

Key specs

Base trim shown

Overview

3 trims

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1999 Nissan Frontier review: Our expert's take

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Versus the competiton:

A Nissan Frontier pickup with four–count ’em–traditional swing-open doors for ease of rear-seat entry and exit without fooling with tiny swing back rear-access doors. The only traditional four-door compact pickup in the industry.

Only about 3,000 will be built at Nissan’s Smyrna, Tenn., plant, the same one that builds Frontier and the Xterra sport-utility off the same platform.

Only 3,000 because Nissan can’t make Xterras (Cartalk, May 2) fast enough. The original target of 50,000 Xterra sales annually is up to 70,000 and Nissan is talking with the folks at Smyrna about overtime to boost production some more.

What impressed us most about the crew cab other than its peppy 3.3-liter, 170-h.p. V-6 and rear doors was the optional ($200) aftermarket “bed extender.”

The extender simply is a series of aluminum tubes tied together to form a huge letter “C” that resembles a bench laid on its side in the cargo bed.

Rest the “C” legs against the tailgate and it holds groceries or golf clubs so they don’t slip around. Lower the tailgate flat and flip the “C” over backwards and it’s a cargo bed extension that allows you to carry longer items such as lumber, without it slipping off the tailgate.

Or, after hauling the lumber or after shooting a round of golf, slip the “C” out, place it on the ground and use it as a picnic bench.

The crew cab starts at $17,290 for a 4×2 with 5-speed manual to $20,940 for a 4×4 with automatic.

Consumer reviews

Rating breakdown (out of 5):
  • Comfort 4.0
  • Interior design 4.0
  • Performance 4.5
  • Value for the money 5.0
  • Exterior styling 4.0
  • Reliability 5.0

Most recent consumer reviews

4.7

2005 Nissan Frontier King Cab 4x4

I bought this 1999 Frontier,cause of the shape it was in plus the reliability of a Nissan truck is un real!!!! Take a look at all dealerships and see how many used Nissan Frontiers are on the lot compared to the Toyota Tacoma's!!!!! You will see that the Nissan is far and few,the Tacoma you can find at any lot out there..There is a reason for that,that reason is Frontiers are better trucks!!!!

4.3

no problems after 110,000 miles

2nd nissan in a row and can only say that I wish U.S. would make cars this good. It held its value very well also......................

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Warranty

New car and Certified Pre-Owned programs by Nissan
New car program benefits
Bumper-to-bumper
36 months/36,000 miles
Corrosion
60 months/unlimited distance
Powertrain
60 months/60,000 miles
Certified Pre-Owned program benefits
Maximum age/mileage
6 years/less than 80,000 miles
Basic warranty terms
N/A
Powertrain
84 months/100,000 miles (includes LEAF electric vehicle system and powertrain)
Dealer certification required
167-point inspection
Roadside assistance
Yes
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