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 Stanza model.

Table 1. Compare Nissan models

Nissan Model Number of Problems
  Altima
12,125
  Pathfinder
6,626
  Maxima
6,431
  Murano
5,141
  Sentra
3,692
  Xterra
3,607
  Frontier
3,223
  Titan
3,222
  Versa
2,750
  Rogue
2,367
  Quest
2,067
  Armada
1,680
  350Z
753
  370Z
429
  Juke
301
  Leaf
273
  Cube
190
  Nissan Truck
159
  Altima Hybrid
150
  Crew
144
  Versa Note
143
  200SX
94
  NV200
45
  Gt-r
35
  240SX
20
  300ZX
5
  240
2
  Stanza
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 55,676 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 2418.5. Cars from Nissan's 2005 model year have the most problems reported (8,396 problems).

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

Model Year Number of Problems
  1996 Nissan
890
  1997 Nissan
903
  1998 Nissan
750
  1999 Nissan
791
  2000 Nissan
1,626
  2001 Nissan
1,376
  2002 Nissan
2,452
  2003 Nissan
3,077
  2004 Nissan
5,911
  2005 Nissan
8,396
  2006 Nissan
6,183
  2007 Nissan
4,347
  2008 Nissan
3,225
  2009 Nissan
4,171
  2010 Nissan
1,835
  2011 Nissan
1,435
  2012 Nissan
1,525
  2013 Nissan
3,251
  2014 Nissan
1,617
  2015 Nissan
1,096
  2016 Nissan
507
  2017 Nissan
238
  2018 Nissan
23

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 10,107 problems reported. The second most common Nissan car problem is related to the vehicle's engine and engine cooling (8,092 problems).

Table 3. Common problems of Nissan vehicles



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