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 240 model.

Table 1. Compare Nissan models

Nissan Model Number of Problems
  Altima
12,346
  Pathfinder
6,693
  Maxima
6,457
  Murano
5,242
  Sentra
3,782
  Xterra
3,626
  Frontier
3,258
  Titan
3,248
  Versa
2,808
  Rogue
2,564
  Quest
2,079
  Armada
1,692
  350Z
758
  370Z
430
  Juke
319
  Leaf
283
  Cube
196
  Nissan Truck
159
  Altima Hybrid
150
  Versa Note
146
  Crew
144
  200SX
94
  NV200
45
  Gt-r
35
  240SX
20
  300ZX
5
  Stanza
2
  240
2

Number of problems reported for all models of Nissan built from year 1996 to 2018.

Owners of Nissan cars have reported a total of 56,583 problems across all Nissan models built from year 1996 to 2018. The average number of problems per model year in this period, reported across all Nissan models, is 2457.9. Cars from Nissan's 2005 model year have the most problems reported (8,439 problems).

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

Model Year Number of Problems
  1996 Nissan
893
  1997 Nissan
903
  1998 Nissan
750
  1999 Nissan
796
  2000 Nissan
1,627
  2001 Nissan
1,381
  2002 Nissan
2,459
  2003 Nissan
3,082
  2004 Nissan
5,932
  2005 Nissan
8,439
  2006 Nissan
6,231
  2007 Nissan
4,383
  2008 Nissan
3,274
  2009 Nissan
4,221
  2010 Nissan
1,873
  2011 Nissan
1,505
  2012 Nissan
1,611
  2013 Nissan
3,393
  2014 Nissan
1,720
  2015 Nissan
1,157
  2016 Nissan
551
  2017 Nissan
298
  2018 Nissan
53

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 10,323 problems reported. The second most common Nissan car problem is related to the vehicle's engine and engine cooling (8,196 problems).

Table 3. Common problems of Nissan vehicles



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