Nissan

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.
2015 Nissan Navara pricing and specifications

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2015 Nissan Navara pricing and specifications

The 2015 Nissan Navara range will feature 27 unique variants when the new-generation ute hits Australian showrooms from next month. Nissan Australia today announced full specifications for the ‘NP300’ Navara line-up that replaces the D22 and D40 models, as well as pricing for the dual-cab variants, which will be the first to arrive...

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Nissan Pulsar SSS sedan priced from $26,990, headlines Series II upgrades and range changes
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Nissan Pulsar SSS sedan priced from $26,990, headlines Series II upgrades and range changes

The first Nissan Pulsar SSS sedan is on its way to showrooms as the headline story in a Series II range update due at the end of April. It's the second bit of activity within Nissan's passenger range this week, with details on the updated Micra light car revealed yesterday...


2015 Nissan Micra pricing and specifications
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2015 Nissan Micra pricing and specifications

New prices and revised equipment headline the changes for the 2015 Nissan Micra, which also sees a sharp new look. The revised 2015 Nissan Micra adds the brand's 'V-Motion' front grille, as well as a new front bumper, headlights, bonnet, front guards and revised wheel options. Inside, the Micra gains a new centre cluster, revamped instrumentation for the driver, and new seat upholstery...


Nissan Murano:: New-generation model ruled out for Australia
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Nissan Murano: New-generation model ruled out for Australia

The all-new Nissan Murano that debuted at last year’s New York auto show will not be sold in Australia. CarAdvice can exclusively reveal that the third-generation Nissan Murano is not planned to be offered locally as the new model will only be built in left-hand drive out of Nissan's Canton plant in Mississippi, US...


Nissan Lannia sedan designed for China's youth
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Nissan Lannia sedan designed for China's youth

The Nissan Lannia will become the Japanese company’s first vehicle designed specifically for the youth of China when it debuts at the Shanghai motor show later this month. The mid-sized Lannia sedan is the evolution of Nissan’s Friend-Me and Lannia concepts from 2013 and 2014 respectively...


Nissan X-Trail Hybrid revealed in Japan
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Nissan X-Trail Hybrid revealed in Japan

The Nissan X-Trail Hybrid has been announced overnight ahead of its launch in Japan next month. The X-Trail Hybrid is almost identical to the regular, non-hybrid variants on the outside, with its ‘X-Trail Hybrid’ badges on the front doors and the tailgate the most obvious visual distinguishers...


Mercedes-Benz ute will share components with Navara, be built by Renault-Nissan
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Mercedes-Benz ute will share components with Navara, be built by Renault-Nissan

Late last month, Mercedes-Benz announced it that would be building its first one-tonne ute. Now we know that, for this endeavour, the German luxury car maker will be getting a little help from its friends, Renault and Nissan. After much speculation, the three companies announced today that they would work together to develop and build the new Mercedes-Benz-branded one-tonne ute...


Nissan Maxima unveiled in full in New York
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Nissan Maxima unveiled in full in New York

The next-generation Nissan Maxima was unveiled overnight at the 2015 New York auto show. Under the bonnet there's a 3.5-litre V6 driving the front wheels via a continuously variable transmission. With 60 percent of its parts claimed to be new, the 3.5-litre V6 produces a maximum of 224kW of power. In the USA, the Maxima is estimated to attain a fuel economy rating of 7...


2015 Nissan Navara spotted in Melbourne ahead of local launch
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2015 Nissan Navara spotted in Melbourne ahead of local launch

CarAdvice has spotted the 2015 Nissan Navara in Melbourne ahead of its local launch in May. The orange Nissan Navara NP300 will be the first all-new version of the ute to launch in Australia since the the D40 debuted locally a decade ago. The ute seen in these pictures is believed to be an engineering assessment vehicle...


2015 Nissan Juke:: Pricing and specifications
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2015 Nissan Juke: Pricing and specifications

Pricing and specification details for the refreshed 2015 Nissan Juke have been released. The updated Nissan Juke debuted way back at the 2014 Geneva motor show, with a range of big changes for the small SUV. That is to say, there's a new 1.2-litre turbocharged four-cylinder engine from the Renault-Nissan Alliance, revised styling, improved cargo capacity for front-wheel drive models, and new technology...


Nissan Sway compact hatch concept unveiled in full
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Nissan Sway compact hatch concept unveiled in full

After teaser photos and videos prior to the Geneva motor show, the Nissan Sway concept car has finally been revealed in full. Said to be inspired by the iDX concept cars, the Sway employs many of the same visual cues that are present on the much larger Murano SUV and American Maxima sedan. These include the "V-motion" grille, and character and window lines that dramatically rise and fall...


Nissan Sway small hatch concept teased in new video
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Nissan Sway small hatch concept teased in new video

We've been given a few more glimpses of the upcoming Nissan Sway concept car, courtesy of new a teaser video that has just hit in the web. Late last week, Nissan issued its first official photo of the Sway concept...


Nissan Sway concept car previews design for small Euro hatch
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Nissan Sway concept car previews design for small Euro hatch

The Nissan Sway concept car will debut at the Geneva motor show, which starts in a week's time. According to Nissan, the Sway concept is an attempt to parlay the success of its Qashqai and Juke crossovers into the midst of "one of the most important sectors in Europe: the small hatchback"...


Nissan 370Z Nismo Roadster Concept debuts in Chicago
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Nissan 370Z Nismo Roadster Concept debuts in Chicago

The Nissan 370Z Nismo Roadster Concept debuted overnight at the 2015 Chicago motor show, proving there's still a little life left in the Yokohama-based car maker's ageing sports car. Like the 370Z Nismo coupe that was unveiled at an enthusiasts' event last April, the 370Z Nismo convertible is powered by a slightly more powerful version of the company's 3...


Mitsubishi and Nissan in talks over shared vehicles, Lancer may be done in-house - report
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Mitsubishi and Nissan in talks over shared vehicles, Lancer may be done in-house - report

A report claims that Mitsubishi is in talks with Nissan regarding shared product development, with the three-diamond brand focussing on a replacement for the Lancer. Last month Mitsubishi confirmed that it was no longer proceeding with a deal to market two Renault Samsung models, one as a replacement for the Lancer sedan and the other as successor to the larger Galant...


Next Nissan GT-R confirmed as a hybrid 2+2, not due until at least 2018
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Next Nissan GT-R confirmed as a hybrid 2+2, not due until at least 2018

Key details about the next-generation Nissan GT-R have been confirmed by Shiro Nakamura, Nissan's chief creative officer. Nakamura spoke to Top Gear recently about the next Godzilla and confirmed "it will be a hybrid". To respect the wishes of Kazutoshi Mizuno, the GT-R's former chief engineer and "godfather", the GT-R will "always be a front-engined 2+2-seater coupe"...


Nissan GT-R LM Nismo unveiled: Front-engine, FWD vehicle to take on Le Mans
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Nissan GT-R LM Nismo unveiled: Front-engine, FWD vehicle to take on Le Mans

Nissan not only revealed the look of its next-generation Maxima large sedan at Super Bowl XLIX, but it also took the covers off its entry for this year's Le Mans 24 Hour endurance race - the Nissan GT-R LM Nismo. Unlike other contenders in the top-level LMP1 category, the Nissan GT-R LM Nismo features a front mid-mounted petrol engine driving the front wheels via five-speed sequential transmission...


2016 Nissan Maxima revealed in Super Bowl advertisement - UPDATE
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2016 Nissan Maxima revealed in Super Bowl advertisement - UPDATE

The all-new 2016 Nissan Maxima has been revealed as part of the Japanese brand's Super Bowl ad campaign. In terms of its design, the new Nissan Maxima borrows plenty from the Nissan Sport Sedan concept model that was shown at the 2014 Detroit auto show, with a bold front end incorporating a prominent chrome grille and sharply-styled headlights...


Nissan Juke Nismo RSnow fitted with tracks to tackle Lapland
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Nissan Juke Nismo RSnow fitted with tracks to tackle Lapland

Some may cast aspersions as to the Juke's off-road ability, but the just unveiled Nissan Juke Nismo RSnow has been designed to tackle some of the harshest driving conditions that winter can dish up. Car Advice spoke to Joshua Clifton, a spokesman for Nissan USA, who told us that the Juke Nismo RSnow was created as a support vehicle for an ice driving event that will be held in Lapland, Finland...


Infiniti Q50 Eau Rouge, Nissan IDx and Nissan BladeGlider projects on hold - report
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Infiniti Q50 Eau Rouge, Nissan IDx and Nissan BladeGlider projects on hold - report

Flagship projects such as the Infiniti Q50 Eau Rouge, Nissan IDx and Nissan BladeGlider are reportedly on hold, according to a report from Automotive News. According to the report, the Japanese brands have "mellowed in their message" when it comes to introducing new products, instead aiming to improve sales of volume models...


Nissan to focus on females in Japan
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Nissan to focus on females in Japan

In a move aimed at attracting more female car buyers in Japan, Nissan has revealed plans to hire more female salespeople and establish a greater number of dealerships tailored for women. Nissan already has what they term 'ladies first' dealerships and that number is set to triple. The Japanese carmaker aims to have 300 female friendly dealerships by the end of this financial year, and 700 by 2018...


Diesel SUV Comparison : Mazda CX-5 v Nissan X-Trail v Jeep Cherokee v Volkswagen Tiguan
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Diesel SUV Comparison : Mazda CX-5 v Nissan X-Trail v Jeep Cherokee v Volkswagen Tiguan

They don’t call Australia the big brown land for nothing. Most of us may live near the blue of the ocean and travel on roads that are black, but there is plenty of brown stuff to be found everywhere else. Country folk who want a medium SUV aren’t necessarily looking at parking prowess or kerb-hopping abilities; rather the ability to cross big distance efficiently and effectively, often on dirt, is the score...


2016 Nissan Titan XD : Pick-up for the US debuts Cummins turbo diesel V8
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2016 Nissan Titan XD : Pick-up for the US debuts Cummins turbo diesel V8

The 2016 Nissan Titan XD has been unveiled at the 2015 Detroit auto show, with the Japanese brand's rival to the Ford F-Series debuting a long-awaited Cummins turbo diesel V8 engine. The all-new large pick-up for North America features a US-made 5.0-litre diesel unit with a hefty 750Nm of torque that Nissan claims can enable the Titan XD to tow up to 5440 kilograms and cart a payload of 900kg...


Nissan and NASA partner on autonomous car tech; Nissan plans self-driving car for 2020
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Nissan and NASA partner on autonomous car tech; Nissan plans self-driving car for 2020

Nissan and NASA have announced overnight that the two organisations will begin a research and development partnership centred around autonomous car technology. The two companies will focus their joint research efforts on the systems required for autonomous vehicles both in space and on Earth. NASA and Nissan will also look into human-machine interfaces, networking applications and software analysis...


Jeep Cherokee Limited and Nissan X-Trail TS: Sea-Doo Spark tow test

Jeep Cherokee Limited and Nissan X-Trail TS: Sea-Doo Spark tow test

I have a confession to make - I've never towed a PWC on a trailer before. Everything was perfect for my first time though. Beautiful weather, shimmering saltwater, a Jeep Cherokee Limited, a Nissan X-Trail TS and two Sea-Doo Spark's. We were heading out to film the PWCs for BoatAdvice.com.au, which offered up the perfect opportunity test out the towing prowess of both the cars, and myself...


2015 Nissan New Cars
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2015 Nissan New Cars

Details of the new and updated Nissan models launching in Australia in 2015.   Nissan GT-R update – February/March The 2015 model year updates for Nissan’s twin-turbo supercar focus on the ‘GT’ end of its badge, aiming to make it a more comfortable beast...


Electric cars comparison : BMW i8 v Holden Volt v Mitsubishi PHEV v Nissan Leaf v Toyota Prius
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Electric cars comparison : BMW i8 v Holden Volt v Mitsubishi PHEV v Nissan Leaf v Toyota Prius

Dan and Tegan put five classes of electric vehicles to the test - ranging from compact city cars, to the new BMW i8 sports car.


Nissan GT-R Nismo Review
Rating: 910 /10
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Nissan GT-R Nismo Review

The Nissan GT-R Nismo is a racecar made for the road. It takes what is already one of the fastest accelerating cars in the world and makes it faster, so to that end, it’s every car enthusiast's dream. But does it make sense? With 441kW of power and 652Nm of torque, (37kW, 24Nm more than the regular GT-R), the Nismo tuned 'Godzilla' is a supercar slaying racer that is somehow legal to drive to the shops...


Nissan Pulsar SSS sedan arriving 12 months late in April 2015
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Nissan Pulsar SSS sedan arriving 12 months late in April 2015

The Nissan Pulsar SSS sedan will finally reach Australian showrooms by April next year – 12 months later than originally planned. Back in October 2013, Nissan said it would launch the sporty Pulsar SSS sedan in Australia by the second quarter of this year...


2014 Nissan X-Trail Review : TL Diesel
Rating: 6.510 /10
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2014 Nissan X-Trail Review : TL Diesel

When the new Nissan X-Trail arrived earlier this year there was one glaring absence from the range – a diesel variant. Fast forward six months and the line-up is now complete thanks to the addition of a new 1.6-litre four-cylinder turbo-diesel engine developed in collaboration with Renault and familiar from the smaller Qashqai crossover...

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