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
12,757
  Pathfinder
6,848
  Maxima
6,540
  Murano
5,427
  Sentra
3,954
  Xterra
3,670
  Frontier
3,310
  Titan
3,305
  Versa
2,950
  Rogue
2,835
  Quest
2,100
  Armada
1,726
  350Z
760
  370Z
431
  Juke
357
  Leaf
301
  Cube
212
  Versa Note
161
  Nissan Truck
159
  Altima Hybrid
153
  Crew
144
  200SX
94
  NV200
49
  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 2019.

Owners of Nissan cars have reported a total of 58,307 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 2427.3. Cars from Nissan's 2005 model year have the most problems reported (8,515 problems).

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

Model Year Number of Problems
  1996 Nissan
894
  1997 Nissan
903
  1998 Nissan
754
  1999 Nissan
799
  2000 Nissan
1,634
  2001 Nissan
1,387
  2002 Nissan
2,465
  2003 Nissan
3,099
  2004 Nissan
5,968
  2005 Nissan
8,515
  2006 Nissan
6,301
  2007 Nissan
4,468
  2008 Nissan
3,348
  2009 Nissan
4,335
  2010 Nissan
1,957
  2011 Nissan
1,596
  2012 Nissan
1,724
  2013 Nissan
3,702
  2014 Nissan
1,910
  2015 Nissan
1,294
  2016 Nissan
656
  2017 Nissan
401
  2018 Nissan
144
  2019 Nissan
1

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 10,717 problems reported. The second most common Nissan car problem is related to the vehicle's engine and engine cooling (8,395 problems).

Table 3. Common problems of Nissan vehicles



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