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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 240.

Table 1. Compare Nissan models

Nissan Model Number of Problems
  Altima
10,703
  Maxima
6,110
  Pathfinder
6,054
  Murano
4,578
  Xterra
3,426
  Sentra
3,183
  Titan
3,004
  Frontier
2,957
  Quest
1,982
  Versa
1,781
  Rogue
1,646
  Armada
1,541
  350Z
724
  370Z
378
  Leaf
217
  Juke
204
  Nissan Truck
159
  Cube
146
  Crew
144
  Altima Hybrid
143
  200SX
94
  Versa Note
93
  NV200
42
  Gt-r
31
  240SX
20
  300ZX
5
  Stanza
2
  240
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Number of problems reported for all models of Nissan built from year 1996 to 2017.

Owners of Nissan cars have reported a total of 49,369 problems for all Nissan models built from year 1996 to 2017. The average problems per model year reported during this period for all Nissan models is 2241.8. Nissan's 2005 model year cars have the most problems reported (8,070 problems).

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

Model Year Number of Problems
  1996 Nissan
881
  1997 Nissan
898
  1998 Nissan
738
  1999 Nissan
787
  2000 Nissan
1,610
  2001 Nissan
1,345
  2002 Nissan
2,357
  2003 Nissan
2,960
  2004 Nissan
5,758
  2005 Nissan
8,070
  2006 Nissan
5,844
  2007 Nissan
3,937
  2008 Nissan
2,722
  2009 Nissan
3,438
  2010 Nissan
1,506
  2011 Nissan
1,003
  2012 Nissan
1,043
  2013 Nissan
2,484
  2014 Nissan
1,133
  2015 Nissan
656
  2016 Nissan
146
  2017 Nissan
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Common problems of Nissan Vehicles

The following chart shows the most common problems reported for all models of Nissan cars. The number one most common problem of Nissan is related to the vehicle's power train, with 9,035 problems reported. The second most common Nissan car problem is related to the vehicle's engine and engine cooling (7,436 problems).

Table 3. Common problems of Nissan vehicles



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