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
13,249
  Pathfinder
7,044
  Maxima
6,586
  Murano
5,560
  Sentra
4,125
  Xterra
3,706
  Titan
3,368
  Frontier
3,361
  Rogue
3,081
  Versa
3,070
  Quest
2,116
  Armada
1,770
  350Z
765
  370Z
442
  Juke
384
  Leaf
337
  Cube
227
  Versa Note
173
  Nissan Truck
159
  Altima Hybrid
154
  Crew
144
  200SX
95
  NV200
50
  GT-R
36
  240SX
20
  300ZX
5
  Stanza
2
  240
2

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

Owners of Nissan cars have reported a total of 60,031 problems across all Nissan models built from year 1996 to 2019. The average number of problems per model year in this period, reported across all Nissan models, is 2499.1. Cars from Nissan's 2005 model year have the most problems reported (8,554 problems).

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

Model Year Number of Problems
  1996 Nissan
896
  1997 Nissan
906
  1998 Nissan
757
  1999 Nissan
802
  2000 Nissan
1,635
  2001 Nissan
1,390
  2002 Nissan
2,472
  2003 Nissan
3,124
  2004 Nissan
6,013
  2005 Nissan
8,554
  2006 Nissan
6,363
  2007 Nissan
4,537
  2008 Nissan
3,419
  2009 Nissan
4,420
  2010 Nissan
2,040
  2011 Nissan
1,683
  2012 Nissan
1,822
  2013 Nissan
4,013
  2014 Nissan
2,109
  2015 Nissan
1,473
  2016 Nissan
767
  2017 Nissan
511
  2018 Nissan
250
  2019 Nissan
23

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 11,019 problems reported. The second most common Nissan car problem is related to the vehicle's engine and engine cooling (8,582 problems).

Table 3. Common problems of Nissan vehicles



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