The 1999 Nissan Quest has proved it is a serious contender in the minivan arena with a complete redesign. This model is larger, easier to get enter and exit, and equipped with a larger engine. Nissan has added 4.6 inches of length and 1.2 inches of width to this vehicle. This provides families with an extra 9.6 cubic feet of cargo space. This minivan is also a better driving machine this year. A brand new engine, the 3.3-liter V-6 provides more power. An upgraded suspension provides for a much smoother ride.
The 1999 Nissan Quest is also one of the best passenger haulers on the market. The GLE model features Quest Trac flexible seating, which offers a second row seat that can be folded down into a table or removed entirely for more room. If that is not enough, there is a seven-passenger limo model with two rows of back seats. Reaching those back seats will be easier than ever before thanks to the new sliding driver’s side door. That means that this van would be appropriate for a taxicab as well as a family cruiser.
Body Styles: minivan
Engines: 3.3-liter V-6
Transmissions: four-speed automatic
Models: Nissan Quest GXE, Nissan Quest SE, Nissan Quest GLE
The 1999 Nissan Quest's larger body, a more powerful engine, and a lot more cargo space are only the beginning of the changes. A driver’s side sliding passenger door is now standard on all models. Anti-lock brakes and an automatic transmission are also standard for this year’s model. A brand new suspension system makes for a much smoother ride. New multi-parabola headlights with crystalline lenses are also standard.
The 1999 Nissan Quest is equipped with new rounded front end and headlights to give this minivan a new look. Its exterior is larger, and that change created a lot more space inside. A chrome grill is now standard to give this vehicle a jazzier look.
The 1999 Nissan Quest as more extra room, and buyers who chose the limousine seating option will be able to comfortably carry seven adults. Families will have room for mom, dad, the kids, grandma, and their entire luggage. More luxury has been added this model year, especially in the GLE trim level. The GLE features leather seating and the Quest Trac seating system. Included in this seating system are: 13 cup holders, 31 storage compartments, and a seat that folds into a table.
Performance & Handling
The 1999 Nissan Quest's redesign actually provides more power with the 3.3-liter, V-6 engine giving drivers an additional 200 ft-lb of torque. The new suspension provides a smoother ride. The new four-speed automatic transmission with electronic controls offers smooth gear shifting.
The 1999 Nissan Quest has added some new safety features including standard anti-lock brakes and driver and passenger side airbags in the front. Power door locks and an anti-theft system are also standard. A lighted entry system is standard on the GLE.
EPA Fuel Economy
Nissan Quest: 15/23 mpg city/highway
- All of the extra legroom
- Tremendous amount of extra cargo space
- Sliding driver side door
- More powerful V-6 engine
- Smoother ride provided by the new suspension
You Won't Like
- Lack of air-conditioning as a standard feature
- Lack of choice in transmissions
- Lack of traction control
- Poor gas mileage, particularly in the city
Has a personality that families will love.
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