Welcome to the growing family of new NIS-
SAN owners. This vehicle has been deliv-
ered to you with confidence. It was pro-
duced using the latest techniques and strict
quality control.
This manual was prepared to help you
understand the operation and maintenance
of your vehicle so that you may enjoy many
miles of driving pleasure. Please read
through this manual before operating your
In the U.S., a separate Warranty Informa-
tion and Maintenance Log Booklet or in
Canada, a Warranty and Roadside Assis-
tance Information Booklet explains de-
tails about the warranties covering your
vehicle and vehicle maintenance sched-
ules. Additionally, a separate Customer
Care/Lemon Law Booklet (U.S. only) will
explain how to resolve any concerns you
may have with your vehicle, as well as
clarify your rights under your state’s
lemon law.
Your NISSAN dealership knows your ve-
hicle best. When you require any service or
have any questions, they will be glad to
assist you with the extensive resources
available to them.
Before driving your vehicle please read this
owner’s manual carefully. This will ensure
familiarity with controls and maintenance
requirements, assisting you in the safe op-
eration of your vehicle.
Follow these important driving rules to
help ensure a safe and complete trip for
you and your passengers
NEVER drive under the influence of
alcohol or drugs.
ALWAYS observe posted speed lim-
its and never drive too fast for con-
ALWAYS use your seat belts and
appropriate child restraint systems.
Pre-teen children should be seated
in the rear seat.
ALWAYS provide information about
the proper use of vehicle safety fea-
tures to all occupants of the vehicle.
ALWAYS review this owner’s manual
for important safety information.
For descriptions specified for four-wheel
drive models, a
mark is placed at
the beginning of the applicable
As with other vehicles with features for
off-road use, failure to operate four-
wheel drive models correctly may result
in loss of control or an accident. Be sure
to read ‘‘Driving safety precautions ’’ in
the ‘‘Starting and driving’’ section of this
This vehicle will handle and maneuver
differently from an ordinary passenger
car because it has a higher center of
gravity for off-road use. As with other
vehicles with features of this type, failure
to operate this vehicle correctly may re-
sult in loss of control or an accident.
Be sure to read “On-pavement and off-
road driving precautions”, and ‘‘Avoiding
collision and rollover’’, and “Driving
safety precautions”, in the “Starting and
driving” section of this manual.
The inside pages of this manual contain
a minimum of 50% recycled fibers,
including 10% post-consumer fibers.