2016 Nissan 370Z

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2016 Nissan 370Z
2016 Nissan 370Z

Key specs

Base trim shown


Body style


Combined MPG


Seating capacity

167.5” x 51.8”


Rear-wheel drive



The good:

  • Acceleration
  • Steering
  • Chassis manners
  • Turning circle
  • Manual transmission and shifter
  • Active rev matching
  • Styling still turns heads

The bad:

  • No backseat
  • Limited cargo room
  • Road noise in cabin
  • Tight cabin
  • Weight affects acceleration and handling
  • Instrumentation, multimedia need an update

7 trims

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Notable features

  • New Bose audio system available
  • Coupe or roadster
  • Rear-wheel-drive platform
  • 3.7-liter V-6
  • Manual or automatic

2016 Nissan 370Z review: Our expert's take

Vehicle Overview

The Nissan 370Z is a two-seat sports car with a V-6 engine. The 370Z is offered in coupe, roadster and high-performance NISMO form. Competitors include the Hyundai Genesis coupe and Ford Mustang.

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New for 2016
There is a new optional Bose sound system that actively cancels low-frequency engine noise and “enhances” natural engine sounds.
Significant Standard Features

  • 18-inch aluminum-alloy wheels
  • Front lip spoiler
  • LED daytime running lights
  • Dual exhaust
  • Leather-wrapped steering wheel and shift knob
  • Required in every new car: front airbags, antilock brakes and an electronic stability system

Significant Available Features

  • 19-inch aluminum-alloy wheels
  • SynchroRev Match system matches engine rpm when downshifting (manual transmission)
  • Seven-speed automatic transmission with shift paddles
  • Power convertible roof
  • Heated and ventilated leather seats 
  • Six-CD stereo
  • Navigation system
  • Backup camera
  • Limited-slip differential

Nissan’s high-performance NISMO division dials up the 370Z’s performance with engine, suspension and brake upgrades. The 370Z NISMO’s 350-horsepower, 3.7-liter V-6 gains 18 hp over non-NISMO models by using a high-flow exhaust system and optimized engine calibrations.
What’s Special

  • Higher spring rates with stiffer stabilizer bars and shock absorbers
  • Increased chassis rigidity
  • Rear spoiler and unique front and rear styling
  • 19-inch forged wheels
  • Larger brake rotors than regular 370Z
  • Shorter final-drive ratio for better acceleration
  • Red stripes on interior and exterior

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Consumer reviews

Rating breakdown (out of 5):
  • Comfort 4.6
  • Interior design 4.6
  • Performance 4.9
  • Value for the money 4.7
  • Exterior styling 5.0
  • Reliability 4.8

Most recent consumer reviews


Most Sporty Car I've ever owned!!

The bucket seats fit you like a glove with the low to the ground feel. Awesome car would recommend it to anyone wanting a reasonably affordable sports car!


Most favorite car I had.

The car met all my needs. It was one tough car. I would get it again, but later on not now. It's a small car , but not for me.


This is the third Z I have owned, great cars.

If you are looking for a naturally aspirated sports coupe with a manual transmission you need to look no further. Nissan Z Is a vehicle do be drove up the coast or in mountains so do. It hesitate to purchase a 370z.

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New car and Certified Pre-Owned programs by Nissan Certified Select
New car program benefits
36 months/36,000 miles
60 months/unlimited distance
60 months/60,000 miles
Roadside assistance
36 months/36,000 miles
Certified Pre-Owned program benefits
Maximum age/mileage
Nissan and non-Nissan vehicles less than 10 years old and less than 100,000 miles. (Nissan vehicles less than 6 years from original new car in-service date must have more than 60,000 to qualify for Certified Select.)
6 months/6,000 miles from date of sale
Dealer certification required
84-point inspection
Roadside assistance
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