Nissan News

Nissan Altima vs. Volkswagen Passat: Compare Cars
Nissan Altima vs. Volkswagen Passat: Compare Cars

Oh, the how times have changed. Family-sedan shoppers' best choices used to be either the Toyota Camry or Honda Accord. Now, shopping lists should contain the Hyundai Sonata, Kia Optima, Ford Fusion, Chevrolet Malibu, Subaru Legacy, and Mazda 6, for a full slate of contenders, all with slightly...Read More»

2017 Volkswagen e-Golf
Nissan Leaf vs. Volkswagen e-Golf: Compare Cars

The Nissan Leaf is by far the best-selling electric car in the world, with almost 250,000 units sold as of mid-2016. But it's only one among a handful of all-electric, five-seat small cars sold in the U.S. Other five-door compact hatchbacks include the BMW i3, the lower-volume Ford Focus Electric...Read More»

2017 Nissan Versa
Nissan Versa vs. Hyundai Accent: Compare Cars

The Nissan Versa and Hyundai Accent compete for the entry-level shopper. Each one comes in five-door hatchback and four-door body styles; four-cylinder engines with frugal economy are included in the price of entry. Neither is among our top-ranked subcompacts, but if you've narrowed down your...Read More»

2016 Nissan Rogue
2017 Nissan Rogue vs. 2017 Toyota RAV4: Compare Cars

Small crossover SUVs are flying out of dealerships these days, showing up in driveways formerly occupied by mid-size sedans and other vehicles. The Nissan Rogue, now in its third model year, is increasingly popular among cost-conscious buyers, while the Toyota RAV4 is one of the top sellers in the...Read More»

2017 Toyota Tacoma TRD Pro
2017 Nissan Frontier vs. 2017 Toyota Tacoma: Compare Trucks

Just a couple of years ago, mid-size pickup buyers would have been stuck with these two choices: The Nissan Frontier and the Toyota Tacoma. Flash forward to today, however, and there are some compelling new entries on the market: The Chevrolet Colorado, the GMC Canyon, and the Honda Ridgeline. But...Read More»

2017 Ford Fusion Sport
2017 Nissan Altima vs. 2017 Ford Fusion: Compare Cars

Do you mainly want a roomy four-door sedan with good comfort and plenty of features for the money? Or are you willing to pay a little extra for a sedan that’s sporty and distinctive, has a hybrid badge, or is especially tech-focused? While there are plenty of choices other than the Nissan...Read More»

2015 Nissan Leaf, Denver, Colorado, Mar 2016  [photo: owner Andrew Ganz]
Nissan upgrades base Leaf S to 30 kwh battery, boosts price

Nissan quietly added the larger-capacity 30 kwh battery to all versions of its Leaf electric car a couple of weeks ago, a move that adds 23 miles of range to the entry-level S trim level. But it wasn't a free upgrade. Instead, Nissan has boosted the Leaf S base price from $29,860 to $33,300. Both...Read More»

2012 Nissan Versa four-door sedan
2012 Nissan Versa investigated following sudden airbag deployments

If you own a 2012 Nissan Versa, you might want to be a bit more careful when exiting the vehicle. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has launched an investigation of the Versa following complaints that the car's airbags deployed when the doors were shut. To date, NHTSA has received...Read More»

2017 Toyota Highlander
2017 Nissan Pathfinder vs. 2017 Toyota Highlander: Compare Cars

A three-row crossover has to be able to carry your family and all your stuff efficiently without breaking your budget. With that in mind, we are here today to help you pick between two large crossovers that make family duty their first mission: the Nissan Pathfinder and the Toyota Highlander. Both...Read More»

2017 Nissan Rogue Hybrid
2017 Nissan Rogue picks up Hybrid model

Nissan will spread its hybrid technology to another model in its lineup for the 2017 model year, in the form of the Nissan Rogue Hybrid. It's not the only change coming to the Rogue, which gets some sheet metal touch-ups on gas-powered models, too. The Rogue adopts a new front end with a V-shaped...Read More»

2016 Nissan Maxima
2016-2017 Nissan Maxima, 2015-2017 Murano, 2015-2016 Murano Hybrid recalled for fire risk

Nissan has announced a recall of more than 120,000 cars and crossovers from the 2015, 2016, and 2017 model years. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reports that some of those vehicles may be prone to catch fire. The problem stems from an anti-lock braking system actuator pump...Read More»

2017 Nissan Pathfinder
Updated 2017 Nissan Pathfinder priced at $30,890

The refreshed 2017 Nissan Pathfinder is just now arriving in the automaker's dealership showrooms, where it carries a modest base price increase over the 2016 model—just $160 more for the entry-level Pathfinder S with standard front-wheel drive. That means that the least expensive Pathfinder...Read More»

2017 Nissan Titan
2017 Nissan Titan comes out swinging with 5 year/100,000 mile warranty, starts at $34,780

Over the summer, General Motors launched a series of ads attacking the Ford F-150. The commercials did nothing to boost Chevrolet or GMC truck sales--in fact, both dipped--but shoppers did turn their heads a couple of weeks later when GM turned to incentives. Lesson learned: walking the walk is...Read More»

2017 Nissan Armada, Press Drive, Carmel, California, July 2016
Nissan undercuts Ford Expedition, Chevy Tahoe with 2017 Armada pricing

Nissan's new behemoth of an SUV is just hitting dealership showrooms, where interested buyers will find a lineup (or an Armada, if you will) of choices ranging from $45,395 to over $60,000 for a fully loaded model. That's a big increase over the last Armada sold here—the 2015 version was...Read More»

Trinity, professional hacker [from The Matrix]
Latest worry for Volkswagen owners: Wireless hack can unlock millions of Audis, Porsches, VWs

If you're a Volkswagen owner, you've probably spent the last 11 months worrying about Dieselgate. Even folks who don't own diesels have been deeply concerned about the resale value of their VWs because of the black eye the brand has received in the press. Owners of Audi, Porsche, and other marques...Read More»

Mitsubishi logo
Mitsubishi: Fuel economy fibs blamed on company-wide problems

Mitsubishi has been in the headlines for the past several months due to decades of falsified fuel economy stats. The automaker recently funded an investigation to uncover the root of the problem, and it appears that the problem is the company itself. All of it. No stranger to scandals, Mitsubishi's...Read More»

2016 Nissan X-Trail Hybrid (model sold in Japan)
Nissan sells a car exclusively via Twitter

Well, Nissan has gone and done it--or rather, one of its Spanish dealers has. The company's Antamotor dealership in La Coruña, Spain, has sold a new car exclusively through Twitter. It's apparently the first time in Europe that such a feat has been achieved. The sale was done as part of a...Read More»

2017 Nissan Titan
Nissan adds single cab to revamped Titan truck lineup

Nissan is expanding its Titan full-size pickup truck lineup for 2017 with a new single cab model largely aimed at commercial users. The automaker will offer the Titan Single Cab in both standard and XD configurations. Although the two configurations share a cab design, interior, and 8-foot bed, the...Read More»

2016 Nissan Sentra
2016 Nissan Sentra recalled for electrical glitch

Nissan is recalling select Nissan Sentra vehicles from the 2016 model year to fix a potential electrical problem that could boost the chances of a crash. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the terminal pin on the Sentra's engine room harness may be too large to...Read More»

The Car Connection Daily Headlines
I agree to receive emails from the site. I can withdraw my consent at any time by unsubscribing.
Thank you! Please check your email for confirmation.