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
12,551
  Pathfinder
6,792
  Maxima
6,497
  Murano
5,353
  Sentra
3,888
  Xterra
3,654
  Titan
3,286
  Frontier
3,285
  Versa
2,894
  Rogue
2,714
  Quest
2,090
  Armada
1,720
  350Z
758
  370Z
431
  Juke
339
  Leaf
289
  Cube
201
  Nissan Truck
159
  Versa Note
156
  Altima Hybrid
150
  Crew
144
  200SX
94
  NV200
46
  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 2018.

Owners of Nissan cars have reported a total of 57,555 problems across all Nissan models built from year 1996 to 2018. The average number of problems per model year in this period, reported across all Nissan models, is 2500.1. Cars from Nissan's 2005 model year have the most problems reported (8,491 problems).

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

Model Year Number of Problems
  1996 Nissan
893
  1997 Nissan
903
  1998 Nissan
751
  1999 Nissan
799
  2000 Nissan
1,630
  2001 Nissan
1,384
  2002 Nissan
2,461
  2003 Nissan
3,094
  2004 Nissan
5,964
  2005 Nissan
8,491
  2006 Nissan
6,264
  2007 Nissan
4,431
  2008 Nissan
3,317
  2009 Nissan
4,294
  2010 Nissan
1,920
  2011 Nissan
1,567
  2012 Nissan
1,680
  2013 Nissan
3,563
  2014 Nissan
1,835
  2015 Nissan
1,220
  2016 Nissan
594
  2017 Nissan
356
  2018 Nissan
92

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 10,564 problems reported. The second most common Nissan car problem is related to the vehicle's engine and engine cooling (8,303 problems).

Table 3. Common problems of Nissan vehicles



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