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
13,785
  Pathfinder
7,228
  Maxima
6,669
  Murano
5,728
  Sentra
4,371
  Xterra
3,751
  Rogue
3,458
  Frontier
3,414
  Titan
3,411
  Versa
3,149
  Quest
2,132
  Armada
1,793
  350Z
770
  370Z
450
  Juke
418
  Leaf
356
  Cube
235
  Versa Note
189
  Nissan Truck
159
  Altima Hybrid
157
  Crew
144
  200SX
95
  NV200
53
  GT-R
36

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

Owners of Nissan cars have reported a total of 61,951 problems across all Nissan models built from year 2019 to 1996. The average number of problems per model year in this period, reported across all Nissan models, is 2579.5. Cars from Nissan's 2005 model year have the most problems reported (8,612 problems).

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

Model Year Number of Problems
  2019 Nissan
74
  2018 Nissan
421
  2017 Nissan
662
  2016 Nissan
897
  2015 Nissan
1,676
  2014 Nissan
2,293
  2013 Nissan
4,387
  2012 Nissan
1,925
  2011 Nissan
1,775
  2010 Nissan
2,100
  2009 Nissan
4,515
  2008 Nissan
3,475
  2007 Nissan
4,625
  2006 Nissan
6,440
  2005 Nissan
8,612
  2004 Nissan
6,032
  2003 Nissan
3,139
  2002 Nissan
2,481
  2001 Nissan
1,401
  2000 Nissan
1,636
  1999 Nissan
803
  1998 Nissan
756
  1997 Nissan
900
  1996 Nissan
884

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 11,364 problems reported. The second most common Nissan car problem is related to the vehicle's engine and engine cooling (8,796 problems).

Table 3. Common problems of Nissan vehicles



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