2009 Nissan Quest

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$25,950

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2009 Nissan Quest

Key specs

Base trim shown

Overview

The good:

  • Smooth V-6 engine
  • Airy cabin
  • Comfy second-row captain's chairs
  • Brake pedal feel
  • Unrestricted forward visibility

The bad:

  • Second-row windows don't lower
  • Heavy third-row seat
  • Wind noise on highway
  • Thick pillar limits over-left-shoulder visibility
  • Dashboard buttons all look the same

4 trims

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Notable features

  • Available power-adjustable pedals
  • Available SkyView roof
  • Standard three-row side curtain airbags

2009 Nissan Quest review: Our expert's take

Vehicle Overview
The Nissan Quest is a conventional minivan with a few unique options and styling flairs that separate it from the competition. The Quest is sold in four variations: 3.5, 3.5 S, 3.5 SL and 3.5 SE. Competitors include the Dodge Grand Caravan, Honda Odyssey and Toyota Sienna.

New for 2009
There are no significant changes for the 2009 Nissan Quest.

Exterior
The Quest features a low beltline in front that rises as it moves toward the rear. Length comes in at 204.1 inches with a 77.6-inch width. It’s a bit longer than the rest of the group but is a similar width.

  • Available 16- or 17-inch wheels
  • Standard privacy glass on second- and third-row windows, as well as liftgate window
  • Standard power liftgate (except on 3.5)
  • Optional power sliding doors
  • Optional automatic headlamps

Interior
The Quest seats up to seven people and has front bucket seats and an optional fixed center console between the driver and front passenger that includes a hidden storage compartment. Both the second- and third-row seats fold for more cargo room, and the third row includes folding head restraints and a spring-assisted folding feature.

Passenger volume is 211.6 cubic feet, the largest in its class. With the second and third rows folded, there’s a maximum 148.1 cubic feet of cargo volume, which is about the same as the Sienna and Odyssey and just slightly more than the Grand Caravan.

  • Available cloth or leather seating
  • Standard power windows, locks, keyless entry and cruise control
  • Standard rear air-conditioning system
  • Standard audio controls for rear headphones
  • Dual-zone automatic climate control (3.5 SL, 3.5 SE)
  • 265-watt Bose audio system (3.5 SE)
  • Optional navigation system
  • Optional DVD entertainment system with one or two screens

Under the Hood
The Quest comes in front-wheel-drive format only.

  • Standard 235-horsepower, 3.5-liter V-6 with 240 pounds-feet of torque
  • Standard five-speed automatic transmission
  • Standard front and rear stabilizer bars

Safety
There are a variety of safety features on the Quest that come as both standard and optional equipment.

  • Standard side-impact and side curtain airbags
  • Standard antilock braking system with brake assist
  • Standard electronic stability and traction control
  • Rear sonar parking assist system (optional on 3.5 S, standard on 3.5 SL and 3.5 SE)
  • Rearview camera (standard on 3.5 SL and 3.5 SE)

Consumer reviews

Rating breakdown (out of 5):
  • Comfort 4.0
  • Interior design 3.8
  • Performance 4.0
  • Value for the money 3.3
  • Exterior styling 4.5
  • Reliability 3.8

Most recent consumer reviews

4.1

It has been a good vehicle overall

We have owned the vehicle since 2010. Overall is has been a good vehicle with out too many repairs. If they still made the vehicle we would consider buying another one.

4.3

Great car for a growing family

This car was a dependable vehicle for a family of five. Still in great condition just has some miles on it- family upgraded to a smaller car since kids have moved out.

5.0

I've been very happy with van

I received this van after my father past, and really didn't want it. Since then I've put 30,000 miles and have grown to love it. I've had no mechicanical problems "NONE" . I'm 6'2" and 270 Pds. and find it very comfortable for someone my size.

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Warranty

New car and Certified Pre-Owned programs by Nissan
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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