Nissan - Problems, Statistics, and Analysis

Compare Nissan models

The following chart shows the Nissan models that have had the most problems reported. Note that a model on the top of the list may simply indicate that it is a popular model rather than a problematic car. For example, over the years, Nissan has sold far more Altima model cars than the GT-R model.

Table 1. Compare Nissan models

Nissan Model Number of Problems
  Altima
14,104
  Pathfinder
7,328
  Maxima
6,715
  Murano
5,816
  Sentra
4,480
  Xterra
3,763
  Rogue
3,670
  Frontier
3,449
  Titan
3,438
  Versa
3,184
  Quest
2,142
  Armada
1,816
  350Z
773
  370Z
451
  Juke
436
  Leaf
374
  Cube
244
  Versa Note
202
  Nissan Truck
159
  Altima Hybrid
157
  Crew
144
  200SX
96
  NV200
53
  GT-R
37

Number of problems reported for all models of Nissan built from year 2019 to 1996.

Owners of Nissan cars have reported a total of 63,031 problems across all Nissan models built from year 2019 to 1996. The average number of problems per model year in this period, reported across all Nissan models, is 2624.5. Cars from Nissan's 2005 model year have the most problems reported (8,632 problems).

Table 2. Number of problems reported during the vehicle's first year in service

Model Year Number of Problems
  2019 Nissan
123
  2018 Nissan
547
  2017 Nissan
753
  2016 Nissan
968
  2015 Nissan
1,762
  2014 Nissan
2,421
  2013 Nissan
4,539
  2012 Nissan
1,999
  2011 Nissan
1,820
  2010 Nissan
2,144
  2009 Nissan
4,575
  2008 Nissan
3,509
  2007 Nissan
4,669
  2006 Nissan
6,470
  2005 Nissan
8,632
  2004 Nissan
6,042
  2003 Nissan
3,142
  2002 Nissan
2,484
  2001 Nissan
1,403
  2000 Nissan
1,636
  1999 Nissan
807
  1998 Nissan
759
  1997 Nissan
900
  1996 Nissan
884

Common problems of Nissan Vehicles

The following chart shows the most common problems reported across all models of Nissan cars. The number one most common problem of Nissan cars is related to the vehicle's power train, with 11,557 problems reported. The second most common Nissan car problem is related to the vehicle's engine and engine cooling (8,892 problems).

Table 3. Common problems of Nissan vehicles



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