It may be cheap in price only because it is cheap in quality. All models have a three-passenger bench in the third row, which slides back and forth on tracks in the floor. Gauges are new, and instruments have been redesigned. Most driver controls are handy but I never have adapted to the washer lever being on the left side and the hi-lo beam switch is like shifting gears in a stick shift. All of this makes it a great alternative to the Dodge Caravan.
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And despite its trim size and nimble handling, Villager weighs one side or the other of two tons, depending on trim level; add a family and their vacation gear, and the 170-horsepower V6 is a bit taxed when it has to haul it all up a steep grade. The Quest and Villager differ mainly in their front-end appearance. ColorFilter selectedColorList, 'exteriorColorFilter', 'exteriorColorName', 'Color', 'colors', null ; colorFilter. SeatingFilter selectedSeatingList, null ; seatingFilter. Shocks are gas-pressurized front and rear and, as we mentioned before, Sport models get an anti-roll bar in the rear as well as the front. Front-seat comfort is just so-so.
All in all, minor complaints for a van that does its job quite well and still drives much like a car. Sport and Estate models have an adjusta. DoorsFilter selectedDoorsList, null ; doorsFilter. An electronically controlled four-speed automatic transmission takes care of the shifting. Exterior All Villagers are identical in size, with a 112. But the styling for this year was done at Nissans design studio in California.
The Villagers dimensions put it between the typical regular-length and extended-wheelbase minivan. The Sport also adds a leather-wrapped steering wheel with cruise and radio controls, and makes leather seating optional. Front-seat comfort is just so-so. So Villager is powered by a Nissan 3. It eats gas as if it were an truck. Sport and Estate models have an adjustable shelf in the cargo area behind the third seat.
The Sport suspension does a good job of taming the natural roll and lean of a tall-bodied wagon. Nissan also supplied the engine and most of the engineering development. After she traded hers in, I purchased one because I liked the expanded room in the later re-design even thou it looks uglier. BodyTypeFilter selectedBodyTypeGroupIdList, bodyTypeGroupIdToNameMap, null ; bodyTypeFilter. Performance and handling are at least adequate, though not exceptional.
I am looking for a replacement now. Yet the Villager offers the luxury trappings of the big guys. I bought it because I got Nissan quality at Ford depreciation levels, so it was cheap. The third-row bench can slide forward into one of six positions on a track that permits nearly five feet of movement front to rear. Manufacturer Info Sources: 1-800-392-3673 -.
I like the Nissan engine and transmission. Three models are available: the Base, Sport and luxurious Estate. Water gets in headlights assembly. Two tone paint exterior, seats intact, no tears, rips, or stains. Summary Still, Villager is a leaner alternative to the longer-wheelbase minivans, and that makes it an appealing choice.
My wife leased one of the early Villagers we both loved so she leased another one. For the technically curious, the front suspension consists of MacPherson struts with lower A-arms, while the solid rear axle rides on tapered monoleaf springs. Mercury's Villager is smaller than popular minivans such as the Dodge Grand Caravan or Ford Windstar. Both are built at the same plant in Ohio as a joint venture between Nissan and Ford. It is the 'Sport' model so it has the 2nd row bucket seats. SellerTypeFilter selectedSellerTypeList, null ; sellerTypeFilter.
We thought we got if for a bargain, but the cost of the repairs makes this vehicle worthless. The second-row bucket seats tip forward for easy access to the third-row bench. Two sliding doors allow easy entry for rear-seat passengers, while a rear liftgate provides access to the cargo area. SinceLastVisitFilter false, 1557176951172 ; listingsSearchManager. Only problems I've had were the usual Ford electrical gremlins. The Villager rides comfortably and quietly with a normal load, but a full load makes it dip and bob. EngineFilter selectedEngineList, null ; engineFilter.