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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 law. 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 for you. READ FIRST — THEN DRIVE SAFELY Before driving your vehicle please read your Owner’s Manual carefully. This will ensure familiarity with controls and main-

tenance requirements, assisting you in the safe operation of your vehicle.


IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMA- TION REMINDERS FOR SAFETY! Follow these important driving rules to help ensure a safe and comfortable trip for you and your passengers! 쐌 NEVER drive under the influence of

alcohol or drugs.

쐌 ALWAYS observe posted speed limits and never drive too fast for condi- tions.

쐌 ALWAYS give your full attention to driving and avoid using vehicle fea- tures or taking other actions that could distract you.

쐌 ALWAYS use the seat belts. Refer to “Child safety” and “Child restraints” in the “Safety — seats, seat belts and supplemental restraint system” sec- tion for precautions regarding chil- dren.

쐌 ALWAYS provide information about the proper use of vehicle safety fea- tures to all occupants of the vehicle. 쐌 ALWAYS review this Owner’s Manual

for important safety information.

MODIFICATION OF YOUR VEHICLE This vehicle should not be modified. Modi- fication could affect its performance, safety or durability, and may even violate governmental In addition, damage or performance problems result- ing from modification may not be covered under NISSAN warranties.


WHEN READING THE MANUAL This manual includes information for all options available on this model. There- fore, you may find some information that does not apply to your vehicle. All information, specifications and illustrations in this manual are those in effect at the time of printing. NISSAN reserves the right to change specifications or design at any time without notice.

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IMPORTANT INFORMATION ABOUT THIS MANUAL You will see various symbols in this manual. They are used in the following ways:


This is used to indicate the presence of a hazard that could cause death or serious personal injury. To avoid or reduce the risk, the procedures must be followed precisely.


If you see this symbol, it means Do not do this or Do not let this happen.




Engine exhaust, some of its constituents, and certain vehicle components contain or emit chemicals known to the State of California to cause cancer and birth de- fects or other reproductive harm. In ad- dition, certain fluids contained in ve- hicles and certain products of com- ponent wear contain or emit chemicals known to the State of California to cause cancer and birth defects or other repro- ductive harm.

This is used to indicate the presence of a hazard that could cause minor or moder- ate personal injury or damage to your vehicle. To avoid or reduce the risk, the procedures must be followed carefully.

If you see a symbol similar to these in an illustration, it means the arrow points to the front of the vehicle.

Arrows in an illustration that are similar to these indicate movement or action.

Arrows in an illustration that are similar to these call attention to an item in the illustration.



All rights reserved. No part of this Owner’s Manual may be reproduced or stored in a retrieval system, or transmitted in any form, or by any means, electronic, mechanical, photocopying, recording or otherwise, without the prior written permission of Nissan Motor Co., Ltd.

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NISSAN CARES ... Both NISSAN and your NISSAN dealer are dedicated to serving all your automotive needs. Your satisfaction with your vehicle and your NISSAN dealer are our primary concerns. Your NISSAN dealer is always available to assist you with all your automobile sales and service needs.


However, there is something that your NISSAN dealer cannot assist you with or you would like to provide NISSAN directly with comments or questions, please contact our (NISSAN’s) Consumer Affairs Department us- ing our toll-free number: For U.S. customers 1-800-NISSAN-1 (1-800-647-7261)

For Canadian customers


The Consumer Affairs Department will ask for the following information: — Your name, address, and telephone


— Vehicle identification number (on dash panel) — Date of purchase — Current odometer reading — Your NISSAN dealer’s name — Your comments or questions OR

You can write to NISSAN with the information on the left at: For U.S. customers

Nissan North America, Inc. Consumer Affairs Department P.O. Box 685003 Franklin, TN 37068-5003

For Canadian customers

Nissan Canada Inc. 5290 Orbitor Drive Mississauga, Ontario L4W 4Z5

We appreciate your interest in NISSAN and thank you for buying a quality NISSAN vehicle.

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Table of Contents

Illustrated table of contents

Safety — seats, seat belts and supplemental restraint system

Instruments and controls

Pre-driving checks and adjustments

Display screen, heater, air conditioner and audio systems

Starting and driving

In case of emergency

Appearance and care

Maintenance and do-it-yourself

Technical and consumer information


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0 Illustrated table of contents

Exterior front ........................................................................... 0-2 Exterior rear ............................................................................ 0-3 Passenger compartment ...................................................... 0-4

Instrument panel..................................................................... 0-5 Meters and gauges ............................................................... 0-7 Engine compartment check locations ............................. 0-8

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1. Hood (Page 3-24) 2. Windshield wiper and washer switch (P.2-20)/Wiper replacement (P.8-18)

3. Headlight and turn signal switch (P.2-22)/

Bulb replacement (P.8-26) Interior light (P.2-42)

4. 5. Sunroof* (P.2-40) 6. Power windows (P.2-38) 7. Recovery hook (P.6-15) 8. Fog light switch* (P.2-27)/

Daytime running light (for Canada) (P.2-25)

9. Tires

— Wheel and tires (P.8-29, P.9-8) — Flat tire (P.6-2) 10. Mirrors (P.3-32) 11. Doors

— Keys (P.3-2) — Door locks (P.3-3) — Remote keyless entry system (P.3-5)


— Intelligent Key* (P.3-9)

*: if so equipped

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1. Fuel-filler door (P.3-26)/Fuel recommenda-

tion (P.9-3)

2. Side marker, Stop/Tail, Turn signal light (Bulb

replacement) (P.8-26)

3. Rear window defroster switch (P.2-22) 4. High-mounted stop light (P.8-26) 5. Rear window wiper and washer switch


6. Luggage light (P.2-44, P.8-26) 7. Back-up light (Bulb replacement) (P.8-26) 8. Lift gate opener switch (P.3-24) 9. Lift gate request switch (Intelligent Key)*


*: if so equipped


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1. Seat belts (P.1-9) 2. Head restraints (P.1-7) 3. Supplemental curtain side-impact air bags


Interior lights (P.2-42)

4. Power windows (P.2-38) 5. 6. Sunroof* (P.2-40) 7. Front passenger air bag status light (P.1-49) 8.

Inside mirror (P.3-32) — Automatic anti-glare inside mirror*

— HomeLink Universal Transceiver*

9. Seats (P.1-2) 10. Supplemental side-impact air bags




11. Console box (P.2-34) 12. Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT)

selector lever (P.5-13)

*: if so equipped

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1. Headlight, fog light* and turn signal switch


2. Trip odometer reset button (P.2-4) 3.

Instrument brightness control switch (P.2-26)

4. Meters/gauges (P.2-3) 5. Windshield (P.2-20)/rear window (P.2-21)

wiper and washer switch

6. Hazard warning flasher switch (P.2-27) 7. Center ventilator (P.4-21) 8. Audio control (P.4-27) 9. Display (P.4-2, P.4-11)/clock (P.4-4, P4-18) 10. Rear window defroster and Heated outside

mirror* switch (P.2-22)

11. Display screen control

(P.4-2, P4-11)

and/or Navigation system*1

12. Passenger supplemental air bag (P.1-41) 13. Side ventilator (P.4-21) 14. Headlight aiming control switch* (P.2-25) 15. Vehicle Dynamic Control

(VDC) OFF switch* (P.2-29) or Headlight aiming con- trol* (P.2-25)

16. Steering switch for audio control* (P.4-43) 17. Fuse box cover (P.8-21) 18. Tilting steering wheel lock lever (P.3-28) 19. Driver supplemental air bag (P.1-41)/Horn


20. Cruise control main/set switch (P.5-22) 21.

Ignition switch/steering lock (P.5-9) (P.5-10)

22. Heater/air conditioner control (P.4-23)


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23. Coin box (P.2-31) 24. Outside mirror remote control (P.3-32) 25. Cellular phone holder (P.2-31) 26. AWD lock switch (AWD models) (P.5-25) 27. Heated seat switch* (P.2-28) 28. Power outlet cover (P.2-30) 29. Glove box (P.2-33) *: if so equipped *1: Refer to the separate Navigation System

Owner’s Manual.

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1. Tachometer (P.2-4) 2. Turn signal indicator (P.2-27)/Hazard indica-

tor (P.2-27)

3. Speedometer (P.2-4) 4. Engine coolant temperature gauge (P.2-5) 5. Fuel gauge (P.2-5) 6. Reset button for trip odometer (P.2-4) 7. Warning/Indicator lights (P.2-9) 8. Odometer (Total/Twin trip) (P.2-4) 9. CVT shift position indicator (P.5-14,18)


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1. Power steering fluid reservoir (P.8-12) 2. Engine oil filler cap (P.8-10) 3. Brake fluid reservoir (P.8-13) 4. Air cleaner (P.8-17) 5. Windshield washer fluid reservoir (P.8-14) 6. Engine coolant reservoir (P.8-8) 7. Drive belts (P.8-16) 8. Radiator filler cap (P.8-8) 9. Engine oil dipstick (P.8-9) 10. Fuse/fusible link holder (P.8-21) 11. Battery (P.8-14)

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1 Safety — seats, seat belts and supplemen-

tal restraint system