2nd Generation (1999—2002) Quest Problems

This generations ranks 16th out of 59 Nissan generations in reliability and is one of the safer bets out there. Owners have the most complaints about the engine (33%), brakes (16%), and the electrical (11%). We've listed some of the most recent complaints below, see them all on CarComplaints.com.

  1. Idle Extremely Rough at Stop 1 complaints at an average of 89,000 miles in the 2002 Nissan Quest.
  2. Axle Boot Faulty 2 complaints at an average of 70,000 miles in the 1999 Nissan Quest.
  3. Brake Lines Rusted Out 1 complaints at an average of 133,000 miles in the 1999 Nissan Quest.

What Quest Year is Most Reliable?

Generations are a good baseline for prediciting reliability, but there will almost always be year-to-year differences. We've calculated a reliability score for each model year within this generation, but we've based that score on how the model year compares to all Nissan model years.

Watch out for the 2002 model year which has the highest PainRank™ score in this generation.

Year Complaints Recalls TSBs PainRank (?)
2002 3 0 17 2.32
2001 4 1 30 1.0
2000 5 2 39 1.23
1999 6 4 48 2.05

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