Welcome to the growing family of new NISSAN
owners. This vehicle is delivered to you with
confidence. It was produced using the latest
techniques and strict quality control.
This manual was prepared to help you under-
stand the operation and maintenance of your
vehicle so that you may enjoy many miles (kilome-
ters) of driving pleasure. Please read through this
manual before operating your vehicle.
A separate Warranty Information Booklet
explains details about the warranties cov-
ering your vehicle. The ?NISSAN Service
and Maintenance Guide? explains details
about maintaining and servicing your ve-
hicle. 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
Your NISSAN dealership knows your vehicle
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 famil-
iarity with controls and maintenance require-
ments, assisting you in the safe operation of your
IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION RE-
MINDERS FOR SAFETY!
Follow these important driving rules to
help ensure a safe and comfortable trip
for you and your passengers!
? NEVER drive under the influence of al-
cohol or drugs.
? ALWAYS observe posted speed limits
and never drive too fast for conditions.
ALWAYS give your full attention to driving
and avoid using vehicle features or taking
other actions that could distract you.
ALWAYS use your seat belts and appro-
priate child restraint systems. Pre-teen
children should be seated in the rear seat.
? ALWAYS provide information about the
proper use of vehicle safety features to
all occupants of the vehicle.
? ALWAYS review this Owner?s Manual
for important safety information.
For descriptions specified for four-wheel drive
mark is placed at the begin-
ning of the applicable sections/items.
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 ?Start-
ing and driving? section of this manual.
ON-PAVEMENT AND OFF-ROAD DRIVING
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, fail-
ure to operate this vehicle correctly may
result in loss of control or an accident.
Be sure to read ?On-pavement and off-
road driving precautions?, and ?Avoid-
ing collision and rollover?, and ?Driving
safety precautions?, in the ?Starting and
driving? section of this manual.
FOREWORD READ FIRST?THEN DRIVE SAFELY