Nissan Gt-r - Problems, Statistics, and Analysis

Nissan Gt-r owners have reported a total of 36 problems for their cars built in the 4 model years listed in the chart below. The chart shows the number of problems reported across all service years for each given model year of the Nissan Gt-r. The 2009 Nissan Gt-r cars have the most problems reported (21 problems).

Table 1. Total number of problems by model year for Nissan Gt-r

Model Year Number of Problems
  2013 Gt-r
1
  2011 Gt-r
1
  2010 Gt-r
13
  2009 Gt-r
21

  Common problems of Nissan Gt-r

The following chart shows the 10 most common problems for Nissan Gt-r cars. The number one most common problem is related to the vehicle's exterior lighting (8 problems). The second most common problem is related to the vehicle's electrical system (8 problems).

Table 2. Common problems of Nissan Gt-r

  Compare Reliability Across Model Years Using PPMY Index

It would not be fair to compare the Nissan Gt-r of an older model year to newer model years since older vehicles have been in service longer and thus are expected to have more problems. In order to compare the reliability across Gt-r model years, we use the PPMY index which is defined as the problems reported per thousand vehicles per Year. A smaller PPMY index indicates greater reliability of the given model year cars.

    PPMY = P / S / Y * 1000,

where P = total problems reported during the life of a Nissan Gt-r model year; S = total units sold of the model year; Y = years since the debut of the model year (the age of the vehicle).

The results are shown in Table 3.

Table 3. Use PPMY Index to Compare Reliability Across Gt-r Model Years

Gt-r
Model Year
Problems Sales [1] Vehicle
Age
PPMY Index
  2013 11,4435    
0.14
  2011 13337    
0.43
  2010 131,4278    
1.14
  2009 212,5189    
0.93


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