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 GT-R model.

Table 1. Compare Nissan models

Nissan Model Number of Problems
  Altima
13,496
  Pathfinder
7,140
  Maxima
6,631
  Murano
5,644
  Sentra
4,269
  Xterra
3,727
  Titan
3,395
  Frontier
3,384
  Rogue
3,255
  Versa
3,111
  Quest
2,122
  Armada
1,776
  350Z
769
  370Z
448
  Juke
401
  Leaf
346
  Cube
233
  Versa Note
181
  Nissan Truck
159
  Altima Hybrid
157
  Crew
144
  200SX
95
  NV200
50
  GT-R
36

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

Owners of Nissan cars have reported a total of 60,969 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 2538.6. Cars from Nissan's 2005 model year have the most problems reported (8,584 problems).

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

Model Year Number of Problems
  1996 Nissan
884
  1997 Nissan
900
  1998 Nissan
756
  1999 Nissan
803
  2000 Nissan
1,636
  2001 Nissan
1,395
  2002 Nissan
2,476
  2003 Nissan
3,132
  2004 Nissan
6,024
  2005 Nissan
8,584
  2006 Nissan
6,398
  2007 Nissan
4,578
  2008 Nissan
3,446
  2009 Nissan
4,465
  2010 Nissan
2,065
  2011 Nissan
1,741
  2012 Nissan
1,877
  2013 Nissan
4,210
  2014 Nissan
2,200
  2015 Nissan
1,570
  2016 Nissan
838
  2017 Nissan
578
  2018 Nissan
331
  2019 Nissan
40

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 11,190 problems reported. The second most common Nissan car problem is related to the vehicle's engine and engine cooling (8,691 problems).

Table 3. Common problems of Nissan vehicles



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