2004 Nissan Quest

2004 Nissan Quest

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  • Harmonic Vibrations on Quest S

    Oct 5, 2005 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: Handling, engine, ride, looks.
    Cons: Build quality on 04 and 05 models - 06 to soon to tell.

    Summary: have previously reported a harmonic vibration felt through the steering wheel on my 04 Quest S. Over long distances, the shaking causes numbness of the hands. The dealer has attempted to resolve the problem three times before ultimately declaring that ... read more

  • First and Last Nissan

    Jul 25, 2005 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: Interior Space, Hid away bench seat, OK gas Milage
    Cons: Almost everything, I am sorry but really can't specify anything specific.

    Summary: Oh where to begin...My wife and I went to the New York Auto Show in early 2004. I figured it would save us time on the road. We saw the Quest, Honda and Toyota. We compared price and features at the show and fell in love with the Quest for the room and ... read more

  • Best vehicle we have owned (Quest SE)

    Feb 22, 2005 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: Large cargo space, plentiful seating/storage, lots of head room, great visibility through the many windows.
    Cons: Gas mileage around 15 mpg when my wife drives, 20-25 mpg when I drive.

    Summary: We test drove most of the other types of minivans, including Toyota and Honda, during the 9 months we were researching for this purchase. We ended up buying the Quest 3.5 SE fully equipped. The heated leather seats, programmable seat and mirror ... read more


    Oct 13, 2004 by
    Not yet rated.

    Summary: July 13th 2004 While driving my radio cut out. I eventually solved this problem by taking the key out of the ignition and completely restarting it. Did not bring in for service being I would not be able to duplicate problem. July 21st 2004 All Car ... read more

  • Plus & Minus

    Oct 7, 2004 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: Styling. Service support. Versatility. Handling.
    Cons: Creaks. A/C. Cup Holders. Rear head rests must be removed to fold rear seats.

    Summary: This van is somewhat of an anomaly. It is stylish to some and outlandish to others. If you like the looks (as we did) here's some more info. We've owned it for 1 year now and what a year its been. First let me state the dealerships have been wonderful ... read more

  • Quest - my first car purchase mistake of the new millenium

    Aug 2, 2004 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Smooth engine, fast (for a minivan) acceleration
    Cons: reliability, seat operation, console layout, dvd player location.

    Summary: The 2004 Nissan Quest is pleasant to drive . . . as long as its running. cavet emptor - it's been in the shop twice (died on the road) and is now being recalled for a laundry list of fixes. I bought a 2004 Quest in Sept 2003 when my wife's Mistubishi ... read more

  • Why I don't recommend the 2004 Nissan Quest .

    Jul 25, 2004 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: Stylish, neat interior, roomy.
    Cons: Sloppy construction, poorly thought out door design.

    Summary: As parents of two young children, we were torn. We recognized the need for more workable transportation, but we didn't want to be seen driving the typical minivan. Enter the 2004 Nissan Quest. It was stylish. Many of our neighbors said, "It doesn't ... read more

  • never buy the 1st year of anything

    Jul 12, 2004 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: styling and engine
    Cons: quality of workmanship, nissan's lack of action to fix

    Summary: we purchased a new quest in february of 2004. love the styling and the engine, love the drive...since then the car has been in the shop EVERY month! there is a KNOWN issue with regards to the rattling sliding doors (nissan has finally issued a recall for ... read more

  • poor quality

    Jul 6, 2004 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: style
    Cons: everything else

    Summary: I test drove the quest recently and I could not believe what a hunk of junk the Quest was. First, the car would not start and had to be boosted. Second, the interior plastic was cheap and lots of trim items fell off, including the front seat ... read more

  • The 2004 Nissan Quest 3.5 S is (Potentially) the Holy Grail of Minivans

    May 13, 2004 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: More room than some houses. Surprisingly good performance & gas mileage. Top drawer styling.
    Cons: Worried about long term quality control and electronics.

    Summary: Background After 9 years of marriage and two kids, it was time to step up (!) to a minivan. We simply needed the room. SUVs, while trendy, aren't functionally efficient, day-to-day people movers as are minivans. With the cherished memories ... read more

  • To call this van a lemon is an understatement

    May 10, 2004 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: nice body styling, powerful engine
    Cons: sub-standard workmansip ,materials, customers service

    Summary: I purchased this vehicle in Nov2003. Purchasing a new vehicle is supposed to come with peace of mind. My new Nissan 2004 Quest has been like a nightmare that will not go away. 1) Less than one month, the front driver side power window went “dead”. ... read more

  • Cool Mini van

    Apr 28, 2004 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Priced right, good looking(for a van) and handles better then mosts cars do.
    Cons: squeaks and rattles a little.

    Summary: Never thought we would buy a mini van. It's more like a big car or a lowered SUV. We have had more people ask us about the new Quest then my 1998 Lexus GS400 when it was new. $30,000.00 difference in price and I never expected the free attention. (If ... read more

  • Review by one whose actually lived with it.

    Apr 5, 2004 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Interior flexibility, styling, convenience features, proven engine performance, safety features, steering wheel, VALUE.
    Cons: Windshield reflection, early production issues, radio learning curve, mileage.

    Summary: We've had our new Quest SL for 7 months now (6,500 mi). Before buying, I did extremely thorough research on Honda Odyssey, Toyota Sienna, and Nissan Quest. Drove all three (Honda and Nissan multiple times). Currently have a 2000 Maxima, and have had ... read more

  • Autumn Red 2004 Quest [S]

    Mar 27, 2004 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Cost,Powerful Engine,Good Gas mileage,Outstanding design,Practicality,Kid Friendly,Lots of Air bags
    Cons: Noisy Sliding doors Poor quality control. FIXED, very happy now with my Quest!

    Summary: I just recently bought this QUEST 2004 and really like the layout and design, we also had a 2000 Quest which we sold. What a difference!!!!!!!!!! over all I love the van will get a DVD installed soon. GOOD ==== 1.This is not! a mini van! (Its in a ... read more

  • Comfy Minivan for everyone

    Jan 31, 2004 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Smooth Ride, awesome design, excellent DVD player.
    Cons: dashboard isn't in front of you takes getting used to.

    Summary: I just leased my brand new 2004 Nissan Quest minivan. I am happy because I have the room I need for 3 kids plus a baby on the way. I have room for backpacks, groceries, library books, tons of stuff to take to goodwill. No matter how much stuff I pack in, ... read more

  • A stylish one-of-a-kind minivan with a few first year of production design flaws

    Dec 23, 2003 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Stylish, fun to drive with a powerful engine. No other van quiet like it.
    Cons: Some odd design quirks and minor problems for a first year model.

    Summary: I own a 2004 Quest SE, which I purchased new in August, 2003. It had about 100 miles on the odometer new, and I've driven it about 4500 miles now. My model is one of the few that has the SkyView passenger glass and a sunroof. (All of the ads for this ... read more

  • A minivan my wife actually enjoys driving and being seen in!!!!

    Dec 9, 2003 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Attractive Styling, strong engine, large room, and it doesn't look like every other minivan.
    Cons: It should come equipped with standard crossbars on the roof for all trim levels.

    Summary: General Impression: First let me state that I am an actual owner of this van and not someone who has just taken a test drive. I have owned this van since August of '03. My wife and I were probably one of the first three people in our market to ... read more

  • Before automatically deciding to get the new Sienna or Odyssey, consider the Quest

    Nov 22, 2003 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Distinctive styling, interior space, folding flat 2nd and 3rd rows, power, driveability, price
    Cons: Fit and finish, creaking, quality? (not fully determined yet being such a new model)

    Summary: Having decided that it was time to upgrade to a minivan for the space and convenience, the names that obviously came to mind to consider were Honda and Toyota. However, I have a Nissan Maxima (see my other review on that) and am a big fan of Nissans so ... read more

  • Much less bland than other minivans, could use additional refinement

    Sep 12, 2003 by mkaresh is a Lead on Epinions in Cars & Motorsports
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Styling, all rear seats fold flat, storage
    Cons: Poor ergonomics, body flex, noisier than most, third row eats fingers

    Summary: Conventional wisdom within the auto industry is that a minivan is a minivan is a minivan because there’s not much you can do to differentiate a box on wheels. It’s also well known that many people who need the functionality of a minivan ... read more

  • Express Customer Reviews

  • Great vehicle!

    Nov 14, 2007 by
    Rated Show
    Pros: Motor, handling, features, ergonomics.
    Cons: squeaky rear hatch strut.

    Summary: We have 6000 miles on our Quest -- no problems. Great engine, smooth ride, decent handling, as cool as a minivan can ... read more


    Feb 18, 2006 by
    Rated Show
    Pros: Looks, acceleration, reliability.
    Cons: Absolutely none.

    Summary: I have had this, my 5th Quest, for one and a half years. They are the greatest vans on the road. Never a problem in any of my Quests. My in laws have my '91 and '95 and have over 200,000 miles on each of them. They are comfy for long drives, get up ... read more

  • Wish I would of kept the search up!

    Feb 1, 2006 by
    Not rated yet
    Pros: Plenty of room, engine performance and handling.
    Cons: VERY noisy. To many squeaks and rattles. Craftsmanship is horrible.

    Summary: Love the styling and the looks. I like the fact that I am driving a minivan without the traditional minivan ... read more

  • Enamored at first, but not so pleased now.

    Jan 31, 2006 by
    Rated Show
    Pros: Styling, handling
    Cons: Unreliable. Very low ground clearance.

    Summary: I purchased my 2004 Quest SE new in May 2004. After looking at other minivans from Toyota and Honda, my wife and I were quickly won over by the styling and handling of the Quest. I thought I was making a relatively safe choice with Nissan in terms of ... read more

  • Looking for fuel economy......look elsewhere!

    Jul 24, 2005 by
    Rated Show
    Pros: Roomy passenger space, drives well, cargo space very spacious.
    Cons: POOR FUEL ECONOMY. Not even close to listed fuel usage. Walk away!

    Summary: This is my first non-American vehicle purchase. The major reason for this purchase was hoping for better fuel economy over my Ford F150 Crew Cab. The listed mileage was 26 highway and 20 city. The best I have gotten is 14.4 city and 21.8 highway. My ... read more

  • Lost a loyal customer

    Jun 26, 2005 by
    Rated Show
    Pros: cheaper than Toyota Sienna but you get what you pay for.
    Cons: Poor reliability! In shop twice/month for 2 years. starter, vibrations, sudden power loss.

    Summary: Rear lights are too small so I got rear ended twice compared to Toyota Sienna's larger tail lights. After 2 years with the Quest, I still prefer instruments in front. ... read more

  • Back To The Dealer Again

    Jun 2, 2005 by
    Rated Show
    Pros: Great handling and ride
    Cons: manufacturing defects

    Summary: Bought a new 2005 Quest S, back in March. It’s been back to the dealer four times now. Little things like missing parts (one of the handles needed to fold the middle row seat) and a rattle in the trunk area that needed welded to repair. Of late the ... read more

  • Roomy inside,Sporty outside and a joy to drive!

    Apr 13, 2005 by
    Rated Show
    Pros: Comfortable ride,Power in traffic,spacious inside,wide doors,easy to get in and out.
    Cons: A few correctable problems, and were corrected by dealer,not much for a new model.

    Summary: The outside is sporty, but somewhat squaty, looking at it from the rear.The metalic gold seems deep and sleek.The stop lights are very noticeable but not too big. I like the "belt line", which is not the usual straight van look, but sloping down ... read more

  • This lemon couldn't be more sour

    Feb 25, 2005 by
    Rated Show
    Pros: Stylish, not your usual minivan
    Cons: Poor Quality, Poor Service

    Summary: 4 Roof Leaks, 8+ Door Repairs, New Radio, New Running Boards, Rattling Consoles, numerous other little annoyances. After 15 months 20% of which it was in the shop, hopefully the worst is over. The transmission still occasionally rough shifts, the ... read more

  • Hope you like WALKING

    Jan 18, 2005 by
    Rated Show
    Pros: Looks great with lots of wheelchair space
    Cons: Cannot get a spare part to reattach the new bumper!

    Summary: We bought a new Quest in 2004 and had a bumper accident over a month ago.We skidded on ice going 10 miles an hour.We were going so slow that the air bags did not deploy.I was shocked to see all The Styrofoam in the bumper.We had car rental for 30 days ... read more

  • 2004 Nissan Quest SE Loaded - A JOKE OF A CAR!!

    Dec 31, 2004 by
    Rated Show
    Pros: Nice styling
    Cons: Too many to list

    Summary: I leased this car for my wife in March 2004. 2004 Quest SE fully loaded - Dual DVD, Nav, you name it. Car has been in the shop EIGHT times. Rattling sliding door (3x), broken nav (2x), leaking rear sunroof(skylights) (3x). Service is a joke - no ... read more

  • Nicest Minivan out there

    May 14, 2004 by
    Rated Show
    Pros: Engine,Sky view roof,Looks,Overall Design
    Cons: still trying to figure out the downside

    Summary: My wife and I are expecting our third child this fall, and began looking into the dreaded family vehicle ... the minivan. After narrowing our search down to the top three in our minds (Toyota, Honda, and Nissan), we began test driving. All van were ... read more

  • Very Luxurious, sporty, and roomy.

    Apr 21, 2004 by
    Rated Show
    Pros: So many luxurious features that it seems it is from the Infiniti family.
    Cons: Takes a long time to figure out all of the features.

    Summary: We wanted to buy the best minivan money could buy. We first looked at the Honda Odyssey and the new 2004 Toyota Sienna. When we saw the new 2004 Nissan Quest SE, it was a very easy decision for us. I'm still trying to figure out if it's more fun ... read more

  • Minivaned Maxima

    Apr 2, 2004 by
    Rated Show
    Pros: strong engine,looks too much like the 04 sienna,handles good
    Cons: engine struggles uphills,hard to fit in parking lots,the back roofs seem fragile

    Summary: When i went to check out the 04 maxima at the nissan dealer,i noticed how much it looked like the quest.hard to believe the nerdish quest of the 90s evolved into a sporty looking rugged minivan.I noticed that they were few missed details especially the ... read more

  • Good but really bad squeaky noise

    Dec 4, 2003 by
    Rated Show
    Pros: styling, instruments, SL has good sounding stereo

    Summary: I was happy to find out I wasn't the only one who was having the squeaky noise coming from the sliding doors. Actually the noise is troubling me GREATLY!! I switched from a Dodge Grand Caravan 1998 to this one thinking that finally I can own (lease ... read more

  • this is a great van

    Oct 30, 2003 by
    Rated Show
    Pros: folding rear seats. lovely design. great engine with lots of pickup
    Cons: none

    Summary: The Quest 2004 is a superb van. It's main claim to fame is the ability to fold all the seats into the floor in the back. For any serious van user this is a godsend. The design is beautiful and carefully thought out. Small advantages include a lower cab ... read more

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