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2013-2015 Nissan Altima Recalled A Third Time To Fix Latches: 846,000 Vehicles Affected
2013-2015 Nissan Altima Recalled A Third Time To Fix Latches: 846,000 Vehicles Affected

In September 2014, Nissan recalled more than 220,000 Altima vehicles from model-year 2013 to replace faulty hood latches. In March 2015, the recall widened to include 625,000 Altimas from 2013, 2014, and 2015. (In-between, more than 170,000 other Nissan and Infiniti models were recalled for similar...Read More»

2016 Nissan Titan
2016 Nissan Titan XD Priced From $41,485

Prices for the 2016 Nissan Titan XD will start at $41,485 including destination, the automaker announced today. The XD is the first of a new generation of Nissan full-size pickup trucks to be launched. The XD model in particular has been designed to tackle some heavy-duty needs while narrowly...Read More»

2015 Nissan Rogue
2015 Nissan Rogue Recalled To Fix Rollaway Risk

Nissan is recalling nearly 34,000 Nissan Rogue crossovers registered in the U.S. According to a bulletin from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the recall stems from a problem with the Rogue's shifter that could allow some 2015 model-year vehicles to roll away when owners believe...Read More»

2016 Nissan Sentra
2016 Nissan Sentra Video Preview

Some of the best cars to buy are small sedans--cars like the new Honda Civic, Chevy Cruze, and Hyundai Elantra. Nissan has some catching up to do with its Sentra, but will the 2016 model-year update give it the boost it needs? While it's not a dramatic change, the 2016 Sentra gets an updated look...Read More»

2016 Honda CR-V
Takata Crisis Continues: 2016 Honda CR-V Recalled For Exploding Airbags, Nissan Re-Inspects Cars

The complicated and confusing Takata airbag recall is no longer front-page news, but never fear: the nightmare for Takata, automakers, and consumers plays on. The latest chapter in the saga involves Takata's biggest client, Honda. On Friday, the automaker issued a recall for select 2016 Honda CR-V...Read More»

2012 Nissan Versa Sedan
2007-2012 Nissan Versa Recalled For Corrosion, Possible Tire Failure: 218,000 Vehicles Affected

Nissan is recalling more than 218,000 Nissan Versa vehicles from model years 2007 to 2012. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says that some of those cars may suffer from corrosion problems, which could in turn, pose a threat to their tires. ALSO SEE: Introducing The Car Connection...Read More»

2016 Nissan Leaf
2016 Nissan Leaf Electric Car Now Rated At 107 Miles On A Charge

In the 2016 Leaf, Nissan has just announced something that may get a lot more households interested: a longer driving range. Thanks to a battery upgrade, this hatchback will be the first affordable all-electric model with an official EPA range of more than 100 miles on a charge. The upgraded...Read More»

2015 Nissan Versa Note SR
Nissan Recalls 300,000 Versa, Versa Note, Armada Vehicles From 2012-2015

This morning, Nissan issued two recalls affecting more than 300,000 late-model Nissan Versa, Versa Note, and Armada vehicles. The Versa and Versa note are being recalled to fix a design flaw that could prevent drivers from hitting their brakes, while the Armada recall stems from a problem with the...Read More»

2016 Nissan Maxima
2016 Nissan Maxima Earns Five-Star Safety Ratings

The federal government recently posted its safety ratings for the 2016 Nissan Maxima, and in New Car Assessment Program (NCAP) testing this fully redesigned sporty sedan earned perfect five-star occupant safety scores in all areas—including the frontal crash, side crash, and rollover...Read More»

2002 Nissan Xterra XE SC
RIP, Nissan Xterra

When the Nissan Xterra debuted in the 2000 model year, it was hard to ignore. It was big, it was rugged, and it was often bright yellow. Alas, the ray of sunshine known as the Xterra is fading fast. Its demise has been rumored since at least February, though the writing on the wall is much older...Read More»

2016 Nissan Maxima
2016 Nissan Maxima Recalled For Fire Risk (And More May Be Added To The List)

Nissan has issued a recall for nearly 5,500 Nissan Maxima sedans from the 2016 model year. According to a bulletin from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, some of those vehicles may suffer from a manufacturing flaw that could result in a fuel leak. ALSO SEE: Honda Accord Vs. Nissan...Read More»

2015 Nissan Sentra
2015 Nissan Rogue, Sentra, Versa Note Recalled To Fix Faulty Door Latches

Latches seem to be a thing this year -- at least as far as recalls are concerned. Since January, Ford has recalled more than half a million vehicles because of dodgy door latches, Fiat Chrysler recalled the 2013-2014 Dodge Viper for similar problems, and back in May, Nissan recalled some 625,000...Read More»

Toyota Mirai showroom and hydrogen fueling station, Tokyo, Japan, May 2015
Toyota, Nissan, Honda To Spend $48 Million On Hydrogen Infrastructure: Will It Sell Fuel Cells?

Back in February, we reported that Honda, Nissan, and Toyota had joined forces to create a hydrogen fueling infrastructure in Japan. At the time, we had no details about what the three might do or how much they might spend on such endeavors. ALSO SEE: Yikes: July 4 Weekend To Be The Deadliest In...Read More»

2015 Nissan Murano
2015 Nissan Murano, Rogue Recalled To Fix Brakes, Labelling

Nissan has issued two unrelated recalls for 2015 models of the Nissan Murano and Nissan Rogue. While the former suffers from a problem with its anti-lock braking system, labels on the latter could cause problems with the vehicle's tires. ALSO SEE: Porsche Cayenne Vs. Mercedes-Benz GLE-Class...Read More»

2016 Nissan Maxima
2016 Nissan Maxima SR First Drive Video

The Nissan Maxima was cocky and cool when it was young—they even called it the four-door sports car. But for the past decade, the Maxima’s been in limbo. Is it a sport sedan with Infiniti influences, or an Altima with attitude? The picture gets a little clearer this year, as the 2016...Read More»

2010 Nissan Versa
2008-2010 Nissan Versa Probed For Suspension Problem Leading To Tire Punctures, Failed Brakes

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has launched another investigation of the Nissan Versa* -- this time, focused on model-years 2008 to 2010. According to a NHTSA bulletin, those vehicles may suffer from a suspension problem that could cause damage to tires or even reduce braking...Read More»

2004 Nissan Sentra
2004-2006 Nissan Sentra, 2004 Pathfinder Added To Takata Recall: Over 263,000 Vehicles Affected

Last week, Nissan announced that it was adding 1.56 million vehicles to the long list of cars, trucks, and SUVs that have been recalled worldwide to replace potentially deadly airbags manufactured by Takata. At the time, the automaker didn't offer details about which makes and models were affected...Read More»

Google autonomous car prototype
Autonomous Car Update: Google Hits The Streets In CA, Nissan Offering Self-Driving Cars By 2020

For doubters, naysayers, and other haters of autonomous vehicles, the past few days have been depressing. Everyone knows that self-driving cars are coming, but these latest developments suggest that they may be running ahead of schedule. GOOGLE Last week, Google announced that its 23 self-driving...Read More»

Inflated airbag
Takata's Tough Week: Honda, Lexus, Nissan, Pontiac, Toyota Add 11.5 Million Cars To Airbag Recalls

The tale of Takata and its deadly airbags has all the hallmarks of an epic saga: chaos (among automakers, the public, and regulatory agencies), hubris, and a stubborn reluctance to admit defeat (the latter two among Takata's top brass). Also like an epic saga, it has also gone on for a long time --...Read More»

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