What is the 2001 Nissan Frontier’s life expectancy?

I bought a 2001 Nissan Frontier for a song online. I’m wondering if I should bother fixing it up or if I should try reselling it for scrap. How long do Frontiers usually last?

Brittni Brinn · Updated on
Reviewed by Shannon Martin, Licensed Insurance Agent.
It’s always exciting to find a great deal on a car—even if you’re still deciding what to do with it! You can expect the life expectancy of a 2001
Nissan Frontier
to be at least 100,000 miles. However, a Frontier can run for much longer with the proper maintenance.
Although 100,000 miles is the average life expectancy for a 2001 Frontier, getting to 200,000 miles isn’t out of the realm of possibility. The key is staying up to date with routine maintenance. You may not be able to change what the previous owners did with your new-to-you
, but you can keep up with the suggested maintenance if you decide to keep it.
Major service appointments are also worth keeping up with. These appointments check all of the major components of your vehicle and replace the ones that are wearing out. Here are the service intervals most mechanics will suggest:
  • 15,000 miles
  • 30,000 miles
  • 60,000 miles
  • 90,000 miles
These are general intervals. You should always make an effort to follow the
car maintenance schedule
outlined in your Nissan owner’s manual. That’s the only sure way to keep your Nissan running for as long as possible.
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