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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.

Nissan Reviews

2016 Nissan X-Trail ST-L Review

The Nissan X-Trail is a popular choice for medium SUV buyers. But if you want a seven-seat, is it worth forking out for the ST-L variant over the entry-level ST?

2016 Nissan Qashqai ST Review

The Nissan Qashqai remains competitive in the crowded compact SUV segment, with the entry-level ST offering buyers plenty...

2016 Nissan Navara NP300 DX 4x2 Review

The entry-level 2016 Nissan Navara NP300 DX cab-chassis is a bargain, and one that should entice a lot of buyers.

2016 Nissan Navara NP300 RX 4x4 Diesel Review

Work utes have changed over the past decades and the Nissan Navara is chief among the contenders for most improved. Here we take a look at the cab chassis, 4X4 RX model.

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Nissan Videos

Sideways in Japan – Chasing the Drifting Dream

Read the article here. CarAdvice heads to Japan to go behind the scenes of one of the world’s most exciting and flamboyant forms of motorsport - drifting. Follow the adventures of our own drifting fan-boy David Zalstein and two-time Japanese G1 drift champion Chris DeJager as they take you inside and the world of drift and drifting...

2016 Nissan X-Trail ST-L Review

Read the article here. If you’re like me, every dollar counts. Getting value for money is important, whether you’re buying a coffee or if you’re looking for a new car, particularly if you want a seven-seat SUV. That’s where this car comes in. The Nissan X-Trail is one of the most affordable name brand, mid-size SUV’s on the market...

2016 Family 4x4 SUV Comparison - Everest v MU-X v Pajero Sport v Patrol v Fortuner

Read the article here. Buying a new family SUV is a big investment, and choosing the right one is important - especially when you're spending about $55,000. We recently assembled five family-friendly SUVs with off-road ability to figure out which rugged truck managed to double as a practical hauler for mums and dads...

2016 Toyota LandCruiser 200 GX v Nissan Patrol Ti : Comparison Review

The traditional off road battleground in the ‘Large SUV’ segment (which has now morphed into ‘Upper Large SUV’ believe it or not), has for decades now boiled down to a two-way stoush between the Toyota LandCruiser and Nissan Patrol. It’s been quite some time though since Nissan fans have been able to enter that stoush on even terms...

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Nissan Comparisons

Single-cab ute comparison: Isuzu D-Max v Mazda BT-50 v Mitsubishi Triton v Nissan Navara v Toyota HiLux

It’s end of financial year time again, and that means that business buyers could be looking at ways to spend some dosh before the taxman nabs it. As such, we’ve assembled five budget-friendly business-minded single-cab-chassis utility vehicles to see which is the best end-of-financial-year bargain...

Extra-cab ute comparison: Ford Ranger v Mazda BT-50 v Nissan Navara v Toyota HiLux

So you don’t want a single-cab ute, and you can’t quite stretch to a dual-cab in terms of budget ... the extra-cab ute is the pick-up truck for you. This style of ute caters to the needs of buyers who want the flexibility of four seats, but tray space closer to that of a single-cab variant...

Family 4x4 SUV Comparison: Ford Everest v Isuzu MU-X v Mitsubishi Pajero Sport v Toyota Fortuner v Nissan Patrol

The current-day SUV boom isn’t all about softer, more car-like high-riding options designed with little more than a school run in mind. For many buyers out there, a family 4x4 still needs to be a proper off-roader, a tough-as-nails workhorse that blends a modicum of urban comfort with proper skills off the beaten path and has the ability to confidently and consistently tow loads...

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Nissan News

Nissan Navara SUV wagon derivative may never come to Australia

The forthcoming Nissan Navara NP300 ute based SUV may never come to Australia, despite the popularity of rugged off-roaders in our market. As you can read and see here, Nissan is developing a new seven-seat ladder-framed off-roader to take on the Ford Everest, Mitsubishi Pajero Sport, Toyota Fortuner, Isuzu MU-X and Holden Trailblazer, based the the NP300 Navara’s chassis as a spiritual successor to the old Pathfinder...

2018 Nissan Navara SUV spied testing

A prototype of what could be the anticipated SUV spin-off of Nissan's new NP300 Navara ute has been spied testing this week, revealing more than a little of the now retired R51 Pathfinder in its shape. Although the front and centre sections of this camouflaged mule are clearly Navara, the rear half is almost identical to the old Pathfinder's design - right down to the donated glass hatch, angled-top tail lamps and high-set rear door handles...

2006-2012 Nissan Tiida recalled for Takata airbag fix

Nissan Australia is recalling 41,154 vehicles from its ‘C11’ Tiida line produced between October 2006 and December 2012 as part of the ongoing Takata airbag scandal, with concerns that excessive internal pressure could rupture the airbags and scatter metal fragments into the cabin...

Nissan wants Mitsubishi plug-in hybrid tech as soon as possible

Nissan is preparing to tap into Mitsubishi Motor Corporation’s (MMC) expertise in plug-in hybrid vehicles to greatly speed up the development of its own PHEV fleet. Long a leader in pure electric vehicles with the Leaf, Nissan’s lack of penetration in PHEV technology has been notable...

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Nissan Owner Reviews

2014 Nissan X-Trail ST 7 Seat (FWD) Review

I first reviewed my Nissan X-trail when I had it only for a few months. Now after nearly two years of ownership, I thought it would be good to revisit after many road trips with the family and give an insight to see how its handles the onslaught of three children day to day and on the family holiday. First of all this is the perfect fit for a family with three children...

2010 Nissan X-Trail ST-L (4x4) Review

When I was looking to update my car I wanted one that was reliable, practical and able to do beach driving as well as some basic off-road camp sites. But I did not want/need a big cumbersome 4wd as I still do a lot of city driving around Brisbane. To date I have not been disappointed and it has served all my purposes and more...

2011 Nissan Maxima 250 ST-L Review

Having had Audi's for 12yrs followed by an Outlander for 6, we purchased a 2011 Maxima 250 STL which was 2yrs old having been a QLD country lease vehicle. It has been trouble free over 45000km whilst achieving around 9.8 L/100 with city driving taking around 70% of this total and getting 44000km from the Federal tyres which were fitted on purchase...

2015 Nissan Navara ST (4x2) Review

I have now almost completed 10,000km in my new Nissan Navara ST Dual Cab 4 x 2 and absolutely love the choice I made. I had a budget of $40,000.00 and test drove all makes of 4 door Utes and got the choice down to the new Mitsubishi Triton and Nissan Navara. The Nissan Navara got me over the line in the end because I thought it was finished off better and a little more refined...

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