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2008 Nissan Quest
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4-Door Base
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Base 16 24 $23,245 $25,080
4-Door S 16 24 $23,891 $25,780
4-Door SL 16 24 $27,189 $29,680
4-Door SE 16 24 $31,852 $34,780
Pricing
Invoice Price
N/A
$23,245
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
N/A
$25,080
Monthly Payment Estimate
$0 / month
$418 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.2
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2008 Nissan Quest does everything a minivan should -- carries seven, has a flexible cargo area and gets good fuel economy -- and looks appealing, too.
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Fuel Economy
City
N/A mpg 16 mpg
Highway
N/A mpg 24 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
2WD Minivans
Interior Dimensions
Third Head Room (in)
37.6
Front Hip Room (in)
58.5
Third Shoulder Room (in)
61.2
Second Leg Room (in)
42.1
Front Head Room (in)
41.7
Passenger Volume (ft³)
131.0
Second Hip Room (in)
67.4
Front Shoulder Room (in)
63.8
Third Leg Room (in)
31.6
Second Head Room (in)
41.7
Passenger Capacity
7
Third Hip Room (in)
50.0
Second Shoulder Room (in)
65.9
Front Leg Room (in)
41.7
Exterior Dimensions
Length, Overall (in)
204.1
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
NA
Height, Overall (in)
71.9
Liftover Height (in)
25.0
Track Width, Rear (in)
67.3
Wheelbase (in)
124.0
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
NA
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
77.6
Track Width, Front (in)
67.3
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.8
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
32.1
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
- TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
- TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
84.8
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
- TBD -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
NA
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
- TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
148.1
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
- TBD -
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.42 x 1.10
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.13 x 0.63
Brake Type
Pwr
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
20
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.0
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
17.1
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
40.0
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
NA
Rear Tire Size
P225/65R16
Rear Tire Order Code
NA
Front Tire Size
P225/65R16
Spare Tire Size
T135/80D16
Front Tire Order Code
NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
350
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
3500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4293
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 x 6.5
Front Wheel Material
Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
NA
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
NA
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
NA
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
240 @ 4400
Engine Order Code
VQ35
Displacement
3.5L/214
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
235 @ 5800
Engine Type
Gas V6
Fuel System
SMPI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
24
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
16
Transmission
Clutch Size (in)
NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.98
Trans Type
5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.02
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
5.11
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
3.03
Trans Order Code
NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
2.27
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.34
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.66
Summary
Vehicle Name
Nissan Quest
Body Style
4 Door Reg WB
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
NA
Suspension Type - Front
Independent Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
0.87
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
NA
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
0.91
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
NA

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