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

2015 Nissan Murano
Nissan Murano Aces Small Overlap Crash Test As FCA Crossovers Flub

The redesigned 2015 Nissan Murano has earned top ‘good’ results from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) in the group’s latest release of crash-test ratings. Among a group of seven crossover and SUV models recently tested, the Murano was the top-performing vehicle...Read More»

Oak Alley Plantation, Vacherie, Louisiana
BMW, Aston Martin, Toyota, Mercedes-Benz: Why Are Automakers Heading South?

In case you hadn't noticed, there's a mass migration underway in the auto industry. Whether they sell luxury SUVs or mainstream sedans, car companies of all stripes are heading south. ALSO SEE: The Lowest-Rated Cars Of 2015 Many are already there -- and have been for years. Hyundai has a base of...Read More»

2014 Nissan Rogue FWD 4-door SV Side Exterior View
2014 Nissan Rogue, 2014-2015 BMW 2-Series, 3-Series, 4-Series Recalled For Bosch Fuel Pump Failure

Nissan and BMW have issued separate recalls for the very same problem: faulty fuel pumps manufactured by Bosch. According to bulletins from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the 2014 Nissan Rogue and a range of late-model BMW vehicles were equipped with pumps that may suddenly...Read More»

2014 Nissan Versa Note
2013-2015 Nissan Versa Investigation Inches Closer To Recall

Last summer, we told you about an investigation of the 2012-2014 Nissan Versa, including the Versa hatchback, sedan, and Note. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has now upgraded that investigation, and in the process, it's shifted its attention to 2013-2015 models of the Versa...Read More»

2016 Nissan Maxima  -  2015 NY Auto Show live photos
2016 Nissan Maxima Video Preview

For the past decade, the Nissan Maxima has been having an identity crisis. Originally it was Nissan's family sedan, then it became its so-called "four-door sports car." Today it shares most of its running gear with the less expensive Altima. So how does the Maxima move forward? It's all about...Read More»

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