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Nissan was established in 1933 in Japan where it is the 3rd largest auto manufacturer. Nissan expanded its products to Australia in the 1950s with the popular Datsun. It has continued to grow with strong advances in technology and improving its environmental standards with the Nissan Leaf electric car. To date it has 14 vehicles available to the Australian market including the Dualis, Murano, Pathfinder, Patrol & 370Z. It has managed to brand itself strongly thanks to cars such as the Nissan GT-R.
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Nissan Murano CrossCabriolet axed

It seems the drop-top two-door Nissan Murano CrossCabriolet was a niche too far for the Japanese brand - it is finished. Nissan global chief planning officer Andy Palmer confirmed to CarAdvice at the 2014 New York auto show that the odd-bod Murano Crosscabriolet is done and dusted...

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Family SUV Comparison : Toyota Kluger v Nissan Pathfinder v Jeep Grand Cherokee v Ford Territory v Holden Captiva 7 v Kia Sorento v Mazda CX-9
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Family SUV Comparison : Toyota Kluger v Nissan Pathfinder v Jeep Grand Cherokee v Ford Territory v Holden Captiva 7 v Kia Sorento v Mazda CX-9

In 2013 large SUV models formed the fourth most popular segment in the country. Fast forward to first quarter 2014 and the large SUV class is now the second most popular, overtaking utes and light cars. Australians clearly love big, high-riding practical cars, purchasing more than 10,000 large SUVs each month. Seven of the top 10 selling large SUV models are tested here...


Nissan Pulsar range may be challenged by new C-segment hatch for Europe
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Nissan Pulsar range may be challenged by new C-segment hatch for Europe

Nissan will reveal an all-new C-segment hatchback for Europe later in 2014, and it could cause a headache for the brand's Australian arm and its revived Pulsar line. Nissan global chief planning officer Andy Palmer suggested to CarAdvice at the 2014 New York auto show that the as-yet-unnamed C-segment model could lead to a strategic rethink of the Aussie arm's small car range...


2015 Nissan Navara : New-generation ute expected to spawn rugged SUV
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2015 Nissan Navara : New-generation ute expected to spawn rugged SUV

The next-generation 2015 Nissan Navara may spawn a rough-and-tumble off-road SUV. Nissan global chief planning officer Andy Palmer indicated to CarAdvice at the New York auto show that there's potential for a rugged seven-seat SUV in the vain of the Holden Colorado 7, Isuzu MU-X, Mitsubishi Challenger and upcoming Ford Everest and similar to the existing Navara-based Pathfinder which has been replaced by a softer, family-focused SUV...


Nissan Qashqai video hints at local division
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Nissan Qashqai video hints at local division's re-naming nerves

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5PjWarNG_pQ   Nissan Australia has released an interesting video on the all-new Nissan Qashqai intended to make light of its tough-to-spell name but inadvertently hinting at the local division's possible hesitation towards the upcoming Dualis replacement...


2015 Nissan Murano revealed
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2015 Nissan Murano revealed

The 2015 Nissan Murano completes a hectic period of new-generation activity for the Japanese brand’s SUV line-up. Revealed on the eve of its public debut at the 2014 New York motor show, the Murano follows recently released versions of the Qashqai/Dualis, X-Trail, Pathfinder, Patrol...


2015 Nissan Almera facelift revealed
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2015 Nissan Almera facelift revealed

The updated Nissan Almera will show off its fresh face and overhauled interior when it makes its public debut at this week’s New York auto show. Nissan’s Micra-based city-sized Almera (badged Versa in the US) embraces the Japanese car maker’s corporate sedan face, with its reshaped headlights and a restyled grille and front bumper taking cues with the mid-sized Altima...


2014 Nissan X-Trail : The Quick Guide
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2014 Nissan X-Trail : The Quick Guide

The third-generation Nissan X-Trail is now on sale in Australia starting at $27,990. The 2014 X-Trail is built on the Renault-Nissan Alliance’s new Common Module Platform, which is longer, wider and taller than the old model, but also offers, for the first time, a seven-seat option that effectively replaces the outgoing Nissan Dualis+2...


Nissan X-Trail Review: Video
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Nissan X-Trail Review: Video

Tony Crawford and Tegan Lawson take a look at the all-new Nissan X-Trail. With a fresh design and new technology, the X-Trail also offers a seven-seat option for larger families.


2014 Nissan X-Trail Review
Rating: 710 /10
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2014 Nissan X-Trail Review

Nissan's third-generation X-Trail represents a big departure from Nissan's previous design language. It also gets a seven-seat option and loads more kit.

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$27,990 to $44,680

Renault-Nissan Alliance turns 15
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Renault-Nissan Alliance turns 15

Today marks the 15th anniversary of the Renault-Nissan alliance, marking the longest-lasting cross-cultural collaboration in the automotive sector to date. It was in 1999 that Renault purchased a 36.8 percent stake in the then failing and nearly bankrupt Nissan motor company. What followed was perhaps one of the most fundamental shifts in a Japanese company to date...


2015 Nissan Murano teased
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2015 Nissan Murano teased

A shadowy teaser video has given us our first official look at the 2015 Nissan Murano ahead of its world premiere at next month’s New York auto show. Billed as the “halo vehicle” in Nissan’s expanding crossover and SUV range, the third-generation Murano promises “a spacious, premium interior and advanced, purposeful safety and connective technology”...


Small SUV Comparison : Holden Trax v Ford EcoSport v Suzuki S-Cross v Peugeot 2008 v Nissan Juke v Mitsubishi ASX
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Small SUV Comparison : Holden Trax v Ford EcoSport v Suzuki S-Cross v Peugeot 2008 v Nissan Juke v Mitsubishi ASX

Buyers and manufacturers are obsessed with all things SUV at the moment, with soaring sales leading to massive expansions plans of high-riding hatchbacks and wagons with tough styling. So it comes as no surprise, then, that a new ultra-small SUV market has emerged beneath the RAV4 and CX-5 compact class...


2016 Nissan GT-R to produce 600kW from F1-style hybrid system - report
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2016 Nissan GT-R to produce 600kW from F1-style hybrid system - report

The 2016 Nissan GT-R will produce 600kW from its F1-inspired hybrid powertrain, if a report in a Japanese magazine is to be believed. The magazine, translated by Japanese tuner 7tune, claims the next-generation GT-R will rival the likes of the Ferrari LaFerrari, McLaren P1 and Porsche 918 by teaming a high-performance petrol engine with a kinetic energy recovery system (KERS) similar to that used in Formula One cars...


Nissan e-NV200 : Electric van spied in Melbourne
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Nissan e-NV200 : Electric van spied in Melbourne

CarAdvice has snapped a prototype of the Nissan e-NV200 in Melbourne just days after the electric van debuted in production form at the Geneva motor show. The zero-emission compact light-commercial van was plugged in to a fast-charge port at Swinburne University with sand bags filling its cargo area...


Nissan Juke Nismo RS : hardcore crossover updated
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Nissan Juke Nismo RS : hardcore crossover updated

A facelifted Nissan Juke Nismo RS has been unveiled at the 2014 Geneva motor show , bringing with it sharper looks and greater practicality. Based on the newly facelifted standard Juke – also premiering at the Swiss show – the updated Nissan Juke Nismo RS gains redesigned ‘boomerang'-style upper lights, revised tail-lights and new door mirrors with integrated LED indicators...


Nissan Juke : facelifted SUV gets 1.2-litre turbo, bigger boot, more tech
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Nissan Juke : facelifted SUV gets 1.2-litre turbo, bigger boot, more tech

Just over three years old, the Nissan Juke has come in for its first facelift, shown today at the Geneva motor show. While a slimmer front grille underscores new LED daytime running lights incorporated into the upper headlights that have new Xenon bulbs, styling changes are subtle. Door mirrors get LED side turn indicators and the rear tail-lights continue the trend – they’re packed with LED bulbs...


Nissan Juke : facelifted sub-compact SUV teased
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Nissan Juke : facelifted sub-compact SUV teased

Teaser images revealing parts of the newly facelifted Nissan Juke have been released just hours before the start of the 2014 Geneva motor show. Spread across four teaser shots, the images highlight the facelifted Nissan Juke's new 370Z-inspired boomerang-style top lights, an updated grille, LED tail-lights with new inlays and 18-inch colour splashed alloy wheels...


Nissan GT-R Review :: Black Edition
Rating: 810 /10
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Nissan GT-R Review : Black Edition

$182,500 for a Nissan! Do you get what you pay for?

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2014 Nissan X-Trail : Pricing and specifications
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2014 Nissan X-Trail : Pricing and specifications

The 2014 Nissan X-Trail will cost from $27,990 when it goes on sale in March, and from $31,580 for the first versions of the compact SUV to be offered with seven seats. Nissan Australia today announced detailed pricing and specifications for the third generation of the X-Trail that debuted in 2001 and has since gone on to make about 140,000 sales locally...


Medium car comparison : Toyota Camry v Mazda 6 v Nissan Altima v Skoda Octavia v Holden Malibu v Hyundai i40
Rating: 610 /10
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Medium car comparison : Toyota Camry v Mazda 6 v Nissan Altima v Skoda Octavia v Holden Malibu v Hyundai i40

Medium is the new large. By 2017 when the large car segment will have been thrown into further disarray with the loss of the Ford Falcon and question marks surrounding imported replacements for the Holden Commodore and Toyota Aurion, it really has to be. The mass exodus from large six-cylinder family sedans that has happened in recent years, however, hasn’t been the expected boon for medium cars...

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$28,490

Nissan Juke Video Review
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Nissan Juke Video Review

Matt Campbell road tests Nissan's quirky sub-compact SUV.


2014 Nissan Murano gets safety upgrades
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2014 Nissan Murano gets safety upgrades

The 2014 Nissan Murano has scored many of the active safety systems that debuted in its Altima sedan sibling, but only for the flagship Ti grade. With unchanged entry-level pricing, the $48,990 Murano ST continues with an identical equipment level, but the $60,240 Murano Ti rises by $250 yet includes more key technologies than before...


Nissan ZEOD RC : 294kW/380Nm turbocharged 1.5-litre three-cylinder engine revealed
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Nissan ZEOD RC : 294kW/380Nm turbocharged 1.5-litre three-cylinder engine revealed

The combustion engine of the hybrid-powered Nissan ZEOD RC will weigh 40kg and produce 294kW and 380Nm when the racer hits the Circuit de la Sarthe in June at this year's Le Mans 24 Hours. Measuring 500mm tall, 400mm long and 200mm wide in base form, the new turbocharged 1.5-litre three-cylinder petrol unit develops (for comparison's sake) 24kW more than the 4...


Nissan IDx : rear-drive 86-rival confirmed for 2016 production
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Nissan IDx : rear-drive 86-rival confirmed for 2016 production

The Nissan IDx concept will go into production by 2016 as an affordable, rear-wheel-drive coupe competitor for the Toyota 86, the brand announced at the Detroit motor show today. At 4.1 metres long and 1.3 metres high, the twin Nissan IDx concepts – one lifestyle-focused badged Freeflow, the other a high-performance model named Nismo – measure up almost identically with the Toyota 86, with just 100mm less length and the same height...


Nissan Sport Sedan concept previews next US-market Maxima
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Nissan Sport Sedan concept previews next US-market Maxima

The Nissan Sport Sedan concept embodies the latest evolution of the car maker's new design language and previews the next generation of its popular Maxima large car for the US market. Revealed at the Detroit auto show, the Sport Sedan concept is the third in a trio of recent design studies – joining the Resonance and Friend-Me concepts – to share signature design elements that the Japanese manufacturer says will influence all future Nissans...


Nissan NV200 Taxi for London gets black cab makeover
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Nissan NV200 Taxi for London gets black cab makeover

The Nissan NV200 Taxi for London represents the Japanese car maker's vision for a new generation of the city's iconic black cabs. Based on the NV200 light-commercial vehicle, the Nissan NV200 Taxi for London was designed at Nissan’s European design centre in Paddington, with input from the London Mayor’s office, Transport for London, and several other key organisations...


Nissan Sport Sedan concept teases next-gen US Maxima
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Nissan Sport Sedan concept teases next-gen US Maxima

Nissan has released a first teaser image of what will likely be the next-generation Maxima, ahead of its world premiere at January's Detroit auto show. Said to preview "a future production sports sedan", Nissan is giving few details away saying only that the concept will combine "energetic design" and "sports car principles"...


Nissan: New Cars 2014
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Nissan: New Cars 2014

Details of the new additions to Nissan Australia's showroom in 2014. Nissan X-Trail (Q2) Highlighted by softer, more rounded exterior styling, a more premium cabin and the first-time inclusion of seating for seven, the all-new third-generation Nissan X-Trail launches locally in the second quarter of 2014...


Nissan 370Z Review
Rating: 710 /10
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Nissan 370Z Review

It\'s not perfect, but slashed pricing means the Nissan 370Z sports car offers renewed bang for your buck.

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$56,930 to $65,930