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 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
In addition to factory installed options, your
vehicle may also be equipped with additional
accessories installed by NISSAN or by your
NISSAN dealer prior to delivery. It is important
that you familiarize yourself with all disclosures,
warnings, cautions and instructions concerning
proper use of such accessories prior to operat-
ing the vehicle and/or accessory. See a NISSAN
dealer for details concerning the particularaccessories with which your vehicle is
Your NISSAN dealer knows your vehicle best.
When you require any service or have any
questions, we will be glad to assist you with the
extensive resources available to us.
READ FIRST — THEN DRIVE SAFELY
Before driving your vehicle, read your Owner’s
Manual carefully. This will ensure familiarity with
controls and maintenance requirements, assist-
ing you in the safe operation of your vehicle.
IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION
REMINDERS 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
alcohol or drugs.
.ALWAYS observe posted speed lim-
its and never drive too fast for
.ALWAYS give your full attention to
driving and avoid using vehicle
features or taking other actions thatcould distract you.
.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
features to all occupants of the
.ALWAYS review this Owner’s Man-
ual for important safety information.
On-pavement and off-road driv-
This vehicle will handle and maneuver
differently from an ordinary passenger
car because it has a higher center of
gravity. As with other vehicles with fea-
tures of this type, failure to operate this
vehicle correctly may result in loss of
control or an accident. Be sure to read
“Avoiding collision and rollover” and
“Driving safety precautions” in the “5.
Starting and driving” section of this