Nissan 350z Information

Safety · Fuel Efficiency · MPG

Nissan 350z Safety

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has conducted 1 recall, 0 investigations of reports of a defective product, and recorded 24 safety complaints filed against this vehicle.


Crash Test Results (ratings out of 5):

Year Variation Overall Rating Front Crash Rating
(Driver)
Front Crash
(Passenger)
Side Crash
(Driver side)
Side Crash
(Passenger side)
Rollover
2008 2008 Nissan 350Z 2-DR. Not Rated 4 (picture) 4 5 (picture) Not Rated 5
2007 2007 Nissan 350Z 2-DR. Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated 5 (picture) Not Rated 5
2006 2006 Nissan 350Z 2-DR. Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated 5 (picture) Not Rated 5
2005 2005 Nissan 350Z 2-DR. Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated 5 (picture) Not Rated 5
2004 2004 Nissan 350Z 2-DR. Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated 5 (picture) Not Rated 5
2003 2003 Nissan 350Z 2-DR. Not Rated 5 (picture) 4 5 (picture) Not Rated 5

Fuel Efficiency

Nissan has manufactured models of 350z for 6 years. They average 19.6 combined miles per gallon, with the latest 2008 350z above average at 20 combined MPG.

Government regulators estimate the fuel cost of the 2008 350z to be $2,400 per year. This estimate is based on 15,000 miles driven, 55% city driving and 45% highway driving, and premium gasoline.

Compared to other vehicles, you spend $4,750 more over 5 years compared to an average vehicle.

The 350z consumes about 16 barrels of petroleum per year, according to the standard estimate of 15,000 miles driven. Most of the world's petroleum comes from countries like Russia, Saudi Arabia, the U.S., and Iraq.

Vehicle Model Combined MPG Highway MPG City MPG
2008 Nissan 350z 20 25 18
2007 Nissan 350z 20 25 18
2006 Nissan 350z 19 23 17
2005 Nissan 350z 20 24 17
2004 Nissan 350z 20 24 18
2003 Nissan 350z 20 24 18

MPG breakdown by model options

The Nissan 350z has 13 different model options on record with the EPA since 2003. For the most accurate MPG estimates, find your exact model below.

Vehicle Model Combined MPG Highway MPG City MPG
2008 Automatic (S5), 6-cyl, 3.5 L 20 24 17
2008 Manual 6-spd, 6-cyl, 3.5 L 20 25 18
2007 Automatic (S5), 6-cyl, 3.5 L 20 24 17
2007 Manual 6-spd, 6-cyl, 3.5 L 20 25 18
2006 Manual 6-spd, 6-cyl, 3.5 L 19 23 17
2006 Automatic (S5), 6-cyl, 3.5 L 19 23 17
2005 Automatic (S5), 6-cyl, 3.5 L 19 23 17
2005 Manual 6-spd, 6-cyl, 3.5 L 20 24 17
2005 Manual 6-spd, 6-cyl, 3.5 L 20 23 17
2004 Automatic (S5), 6-cyl, 3.5 L 19 24 17
2004 Manual 6-spd, 6-cyl, 3.5 L 20 24 18
2003 Automatic (S5), 6-cyl, 3.5 L 19 24 17
2003 Manual 6-spd, 6-cyl, 3.5 L 20 24 18