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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
11,500
  Pathfinder
6,364
  Maxima
6,300
  Murano
4,879
  Xterra
3,523
  Sentra
3,419
  Titan
3,131
  Frontier
3,121
  Versa
2,260
  Quest
2,028
  Rogue
2,014
  Armada
1,620
  350Z
738
  370Z
404
  Juke
249
  Leaf
239
  Cube
165
  Nissan Truck
159
  Altima Hybrid
150
  Crew
144
  Versa Note
112
  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 52,719 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 2394.0. Cars from Nissan's 2005 model year have the most problems reported (8,271 problems).

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

Model Year Number of Problems
  1996 Nissan
883
  1997 Nissan
900
  1998 Nissan
747
  1999 Nissan
790
  2000 Nissan
1,621
  2001 Nissan
1,356
  2002 Nissan
2,417
  2003 Nissan
3,019
  2004 Nissan
5,839
  2005 Nissan
8,271
  2006 Nissan
6,034
  2007 Nissan
4,181
  2008 Nissan
3,014
  2009 Nissan
3,871
  2010 Nissan
1,673
  2011 Nissan
1,235
  2012 Nissan
1,300
  2013 Nissan
2,884
  2014 Nissan
1,374
  2015 Nissan
868
  2016 Nissan
315
  2017 Nissan
76

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 9,648 problems reported. The second most common Nissan car problem is related to the vehicle's engine and engine cooling (7,826 problems).

Table 3. Common problems of Nissan vehicles



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