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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
11,364
  Pathfinder
6,305
  Maxima
6,262
  Murano
4,822
  Xterra
3,511
  Sentra
3,379
  Titan
3,105
  Frontier
3,095
  Versa
2,129
  Quest
2,017
  Rogue
1,925
  Armada
1,605
  350Z
735
  370Z
400
  Juke
242
  Leaf
234
  Cube
162
  Nissan Truck
159
  Altima Hybrid
150
  Crew
144
  Versa Note
106
  200SX
94
  NV200
44
  Gt-r
33
  240SX
20
  300ZX
5
  Stanza
2
  240
2

Number of problems reported for all models of Nissan built from year 1996 to 2017.

Owners of Nissan cars have reported a total of 52,051 problems across all Nissan models built from year 1996 to 2017. The average number of problems per model year in this period, reported across all Nissan models, is 2363.6. Cars from Nissan's 2005 model year have the most problems reported (8,236 problems).

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

Model Year Number of Problems
  1996 Nissan
881
  1997 Nissan
900
  1998 Nissan
744
  1999 Nissan
788
  2000 Nissan
1,619
  2001 Nissan
1,353
  2002 Nissan
2,405
  2003 Nissan
3,013
  2004 Nissan
5,822
  2005 Nissan
8,236
  2006 Nissan
6,012
  2007 Nissan
4,129
  2008 Nissan
2,951
  2009 Nissan
3,798
  2010 Nissan
1,630
  2011 Nissan
1,186
  2012 Nissan
1,234
  2013 Nissan
2,812
  2014 Nissan
1,324
  2015 Nissan
819
  2016 Nissan
291
  2017 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 9,534 problems reported. The second most common Nissan car problem is related to the vehicle's engine and engine cooling (7,760 problems).

Table 3. Common problems of Nissan vehicles



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