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Nissan Reviews

Nissan is one of the world's biggest automobile manufacturers today, but the path to success has not always been easy — or particularly straightforward — for the Japanese badge. Founded in 1911 as Kwaishinsha Motor Car Works and marketed for years under the Datsun brand name, the company has been through many incarnations — including a stint making machinery for the Japanese forces during World War II — before finally becoming the Nissan that we know now. Since partnering with European giant Renault in 1999, Nissan has increasingly become a worldwide presence; attracting customers in North America and Europe with its affordable, quality vehicles. However, no longer just a builder of econoboxes, Nissan has in recent decades made inroads into the luxury and alternative fuel markets with its upscale Infiniti brand and the innovative Nissan Leaf — the world's first mass-produced all-electric car.

A side view of a 2016 Nissan Sentra SR Sedan shown in Red Alert

Nissan Sentra SR
Nissan's compact sedan, the Sentra SR, may be small but don't underestimate its sportiness. It's got just the right amount of pep for an affordable, 5-passenger sedan.

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A three-quarter front view of a 2016 Nissan Titan XD Pro-4X

Nissan Titan XD Pro-4X
Nissan's full-size pick-up, powered by a Cummins diesel engine has everything you'd expect and then some. With 555 lb-ft of torque, this truck can haul more than 12,000 pounds.

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A three-quarter front view of the 2015 Nissan Maxima Platinum

Nissan Maxima Platinum
A mid-size family sedan doesn't have to be slow on the start. The 2016 Maxima, in a Platinum trim, boasts a 300-horsepower 3.5-liter engine that shoots it from 0 to 60 in 5.6 seconds.

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2014 Nissan Frontier PRO 4X

Nissan Frontier PRO-4X
Powered by a 4.0-liter V6 that gives it a 6,000 lb + towing capacity, the Frontier PRO-4X is a 4-wheel drive pickup with hooligan-friendly dynamics, lots of torque, and a few luxury touches like power seats and a backup camera.

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2014 Nissan Rogue SL AWD

Nissan 370Z Nismo
The 370Z Nismo gets a stiffer suspension, more horsepower and additional aerodynamic downforce, compared to the base 370Z. Though not the most comfortable or spacious choice, the Nismo Z offers great handling, great performance, and a true sports car feel.

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2014 Nissan Rogue SL AWD

Nissan Rogue SL AWD
With good fuel economy, plenty of cargo space, the redesigned 2014 Nissan Rogue is a grown up, practical crossover. A 3rd row seat is available.

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2014 Nissan Versa Note SV

Nissan Versa Note SV
This value-oriented 5-door hatchback offers great fuel economy and a surprising amount of cargo space, making it ideal for busy young families in the city

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Nissan Pathfinder Platinum 4x4
Utilizing the same 3.5-liter V6 as the Infiniti JX35, the Pathfinder offers decent power, while its even larger size makes trips to soccer practice or the lake a breeze for busy families.

A three-quarter front view of a 2013 Nissan Pathfinder Platinum 4x4

A three-quarter rear view of a 2013 Nissan Altima 2.5 SV

Nissan Altima 2.5 SV
Restyled using aluminum high-strength steel parts, the all-new Nissan Altima is lighter, quicker and more fuel efficient than the outgoing model, all-the-while offering even more passenger space.

Nissan Juke SL
Occupying a hazy middle ground between crossover, coupe and hatchback, Nissan's quirky "sport cross" is a lot of fun to look at — and even more fun to drive. Featuring a turbocharged, direct-injected 1.6-liter 4-cylinder, the Juke is quick out of the gates and handles well around turns.

A three-quarter rear view of a 2013 Nissan Juke SL

A three-quarter front view of a 2013 Nissan Quest 3.5 LE

Nissan Quest 3.5 LE
Redesigned for the 2013 model year, the third-generation Nissan Quest matches a stylish exterior with a luxurious yet comfortable cabin. Decent driving behavior and a good turning radius are nice surprises, and will be especially appreciated by city drivers.

Nissan GT-R Black Edition
Boasting supercar performance that puts it on par with top-shelf German and Italian exotics, this Japanese-made sports coupe is a far cry from the tamer image of Nissan that we have come to know.

A three-quarter rear view of a red 2013 Nissan GT-R Black Edition

A three-quarter front view of a 2012 Nissan Versa 1.6 SL Sedan

Nissan Versa 1.6 SL Sedan
Featuring a fuel-sipping 1.6-liter 4-cylinder and Nissan's new Xtronic continuously variable transmission, the 2012 Versa sedan is a thrifty and efficient choice for those shopping in the small car segment.

Nissan 370Z Roadster Touring
The convertible version of Nissan's nimble two-seater provides the same great performance as the 370Z Coupe, with the welcome addition of a little more sunlight, making this sexy soft-top the perfect vehicle for summertime cruises à deux.

A three-quarter front view of a 2011 Nissan 370Z Roadster Touring

A three-quarter front view of a red 2011 Nissan Juke

Nissan Juke
Dubbed a "sport cross" by its creators, the all-new Nissan Juke is a compact crossover that is designed to deliver sports car performance and small car convenience at an affordable price.

Nissan Maxima 3.5 SV
Comfortable and practical, this newly redesigned sedan features an athletic appearance and an equally sporty 290-horsepower V6 engine. Inside, this 5-passenger vehicle shows off an array of value-minded accessories such as power front seats and a power sunroof.

A three-quarter front view of a 2010 Nissan Maxima 3.5 SV Sport

A front view of a blue 2010 Nissan 370Z Coupe

Nissan 370Z Coupe
This tiny two-seater sports coupe, which features a powerful 3.7-liter, 332-horsepower V6 engine and precision handling, offers luxury car looks and sports car performance at a reasonable price.

Nissan Cube 1.8 S
The boxy five-door Cube is a functional and stylish hatchback, appealing to young drivers and city dwellers with its distinctive round-angled body, roomy interior and low starting price.

A side view of a green 2010 Nissan Cube 1.8 S

A three-quarter rear view of a 2011 Nissan Leaf

Nissan Leaf
This zero-emissions electric vehicle, powered exclusively by a rechargeable lithium-ion battery, is the first of its kind to see a large-scale commercial release in the United States.

Nissan Altima Hybrid
Limited in availability, this attractive hybrid sedan blends performance and comfort with fuel economy. Capable of up to 35 mpg, this low-emission car looks and feels like a conventional sedan, albeit one that rarely needs a refill.

A three-quarter front view of a red 2009 Nissan Altima Hybrid

A side view of a gray 2008 Nissan 350Z Roadster Touring

Nissan 350Z Roadster Touring
This unendingly fun-to-drive toy is great for romantic weekend escapades and costs nearly half as much as its cousin, the Nissan GT-R. The 350Z Roadster flaunts a modern and aerodynamic body with a powered soft top, and contains a 3.5-liter V6, which cranks out a respectable 306 horses.

Nissan Versa SL
This cute subcompact packs in a lot of value in its pint-sized frame. Featuring a 1.8-liter inline-4 and continuously variable transmission, the Versa SL offers decent performance and great gas mileage at an affordable price.

A three-quarter front view of a silver 2009 Nissan Versa SL

2008 Nissan Altima Coupe 3.5 SE

Nissan Altima Coupe 3.5 SE
This sporty coupe merges reliability with the seat-of-the-pants fun of a speedster, featuring a responsive continuously variable transmission, 270 hp engine and a traction control system.

Nissan Rogue SL 2WD
Versatile and compact, this five-passenger crossover boasts the raw power of a SUV with the stability of a sedan. Independent suspension on both front and back wheels help provide for a smooth ride.

Nissan Rogue SL 2WD

2008 Nissan GT-R

Nissan GT-R
Designed to make high-speed driving a breeze, this super-sports coupe facilitates above-average performance with its 3.8-liter twin turbocharged V6, six-speed dual clutch automated manual transmission and advanced dynamic control system.

Nissan Altima Hybrid
This mid-sized sedan offers fantastic fuel economy through its efficient hybrid engine. Expect to yield approximately 35 mpg zipping around town in this car.

Nissan Altima Hybrid

Nissan Murano LE AWD

Nissan Murano LE AWD
All-wheel drives like this roomy crossover exercise a strong grip on the road. Stability control and a 3.5-liter V6 engine, along with its great traction, give this sporty vehicle the balance and power to either conquer a road trip or make a run to the grocery store.

Nissan Altima
The Altima is sleek, dependable and affordable. It's that rare purchase that feels sensible in price but extravagant in looks.

A three-quarter front view of a black 2007 Nissan Altima

Nissan Sentra 2.0S
Although no longer the smallest car in Nissan's line-up (look one spot down for that), the Sentra is a well-equipped and fuel-efficient entry in the growing small car market. For those looking for a sporty driving experience, though, the Sentra is pretty soft around the edges.

Nissan Versa SL CVT
Nissan's entry into the rapidly growing small-car segment is roomy, comfortable five-door hatchback with just the right amount of sporting appeal. Options like keyless start and Bluetooth cell phone connection add a touch of luxury to the economy class.

Nissan 350Z
It may come from Japan, but the 350Z is 100-percent muscle car. Three-hundred horses are put to the pavement by the sexy 19-inch rear wheels, while the growling dual exhaust lets everyone know this sports coupe means business.

Nissan Quest 3.5 SE
This isn't your average mini-van. It boasts a 240-horsepower, 3.5-liter V6 engine to ensure that no soccer mom is ever late to a game again.

Nissan Murano SE AWD
It's hard to find a better-looking SUV than the Murano, with its flowing curves and edgy contours. There's a personality behind that pretty face too—it is actually entertaining to drive with responsive steering and a powerful V6 engine.

Nissan Pathfinder SE OR
Off-roading, anyone? The Pathfinder comes backed by 270 horses and enough safety features to set your mind at ease.



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