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Nissan was established in 1933 in Japan where it is the 2rd 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 11 vehicles available to the Australian market including the QASHQAI, X-Trail, Pathfinder, Patrol & 370Z. It has managed to brand itself strongly thanks to cars such as the Nissan GT-R.

Nissan Reviews

2018 Nismo Juke RS review

The Nismo team took the GT-R supercar and 370Z sports car to another level of appreciation. Our first drive of its third effort – a performance version of the pint-sized Juke crossover – suggests it hasn’t achieved a Nismo trifecta.

2019 Nissan Leaf review: Quick drive

The 2019 Nissan Leaf is a much improved and revised version of Nissan's pioneering electric car. If the Japanese brand can get the pricing right, it will be popular too.

2018 Nissan Navara ST Black Edition: Driving Margaret River

Margaret River is a stunning place. The views are magnificent and there are plenty of tracks and beaches to tackle, which end in spectacular views across endless aqua blue waters. We're here to drive the latest Nissan Navara specials. Amassing at the luxurious Crown Towers in Perth on the morning of our journey, we meet and greet and pair up for the Nissan-hosted event...

2018 Nissan 370Z N-Sport review

The 370Z is still pretty old-school cool, and the limited-edition N-Sport's splashes of yellow give it a bit more sting in an otherwise competent, if ageing, package.

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Nissan Navara ST Black Edition review: Driving Margaret River

This latest Black edition is based on the ST, but it really stands out. And, in a sea of dual-cab utes, it’s hard to imagine why anyone wouldn’t choose the Black Edition when looking at utes at this price point. I really like the look of it. It has a tough stance on road and more capability off it, which is exactly where it is aimed.

2018 Nissan Navara range review: Dual-cabs compared

The Nissan Navara is the latest in our 'range review' series, and the first ute to be presented in this format. It's one of the market's better-known pick-ups, and one we field plenty of questions on. So, if you've decided you're buying one, which should you consider?

Off-road test: 2018 Nissan Navara ST-X

While it took Nissan three cracks at getting the Navara's ride and handling tune right, the 2018 Nissan Navara Series III builds on what is an already impressive platform that needed some minor tweaks. We've driven and reviewed the Navara previously, but how does it perform as an off-road lifestyle utility? We hit the road to see how it stacks up when the going gets tough...

2018 Nissan X-Trail N-Sport review: Style... and substance?

You would be foolish not to at least test drive the Nissan X-Trail if you’re in the market for a medium SUV, for what it lacks in its interior design and overall sophistication, it makes up for with a big focus on practicality, ride comfort and active safety features.

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Nissan Comparisons

2018 Kia Sportage v Nissan X-Trail

The Kia Sportage and Nissan X-Trail are two of the market’s most popular medium-sized SUVs, owning a neat 20 per cent market share between them. What’s interesting about comparing this pair is the different approaches the respective brands have taken. The Kia prioritises visual appeal and a hint of sportiness, whereas the Nissan is all about maximising practicality for a growing family...

2018 Nissan Navara range review

We’ve chosen the Nissan Navara as the latest candidate in our ‘range review’ series. As one of the market’s better-known pick-ups, it’s a car we field a lot of questions on – even if its monthly sales can’t compete with the hugely popular Toyota HiLux and Ford Ranger...

Mercedes-Benz X250d Progressive v Nissan Navara ST-X comparison

When Mercedes-Benz chose to enter the dual-cab ute market with the new X-Class, it didn’t go it alone. Working partner Nissan lent a hand – and a variety of components from the Navara – to get the job done. The two aren’t exactly the same. The X-Class is more than just a Navara with a three-pointed star on the nose (despite what you might read in our comments), but it’s not entirely different...

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Nissan News

Nissan Frontier Sentinel concept revealed

The Nissan Frontier Sentinel concept has been revealed at the São Paulo motor show, designed by the company's Brazilian design studio as a rugged rescue vehicle that can handle any terrain. Finished in eye-catching Thunder Blue, the Frontier Sentinel is based on the standard Frontier dual-cab ute – known locally as the Navara...

Nissan 370Z Project Clubsport 23 revealed for SEMA

Nissan has revealed its 370Z Project Clubsport 23 for this year's SEMA show, headlined by a twin-turbo engine and a range of performance accessories that could soon be available to customers. Featuring a combination of OEM, aftermarket and bespoke parts, the Clubsport 23 project car "is an ongoing parts development platform", as the company hopes it previews the potential customisation options for current owners...

Nissan Juke, Navara recalled

Nissan has recalled the 'D23' Navara and 'F15' Juke over concerns the engine could turn off unexpectedly. According to company, an internal ignition switch spring may have been manufactured with a surface defect. After 'prolonged normal usage', the issue could make the engine turn off while driving. If that coincides with an accident, the airbags might not correctly fire...

2017-18 Nissan Pathfinder recalled

NIssan Australia has issued a recall for 554 examples of its Pathfinder sold during 2017 and 2018 over concerns of a brake fluid leak. The manufacturer reports affected models could be fitted with faulty ABS actuator oil seals that may leak brake fluid internally. "If the brake fluid leaks, an ABS warning lamp will illuminate to alert the driver...

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Nissan Owner Reviews

2015 Nissan X-Trail Ti (4x4) review

Nissan X-Trail T31 vs T32 It was the first time ever that I bought the same brand and a follow-up model in succession. Am I happy with the decision? Well, you decide. I was fortunate to drive both vehicles to the Grampians National Park two years in a row. On both occasions, we travelled to the western part, where there are many more low- to mid-grade bush tracks to tackle...

2012 Nissan Leaf review

Our family of four, with two active sporty teenagers, needed a second car once the sports training daily jigsaw scheduling of getting two kids at either end of town became too much. The old and faithful manual diesel Prado has served us very well, including multiple lengthy off-road expeditions in WA and NT. However, it is not the best tool in the shed to run around town...

2015 Nissan Pulsar SSS review

As someone who works at a car dealership, I was constantly seeing people buy new cars and drive away. So I decided to upgrade from my ’05 Astra to a Nissan SSS Pulsar. As soon as I sat in the vehicle, I felt like I was sitting in a car of luxury with the leather interior and keyless entry with push-start button. I got the Series 2 version with a CVT transmission...

2011 Nissan Maxima 350 ST-S review

Whether sticking to a budget, new or used, or just a means of getting from A to B, you should love your car. It doesn't have to be loved by anyone else, but it should definitely be loved by you, and maybe a small group of enthusiasts somewhere. From a Lada Riva to a Rolls-Royce Phantom, there is love for cars (sedans in this case) of all sizes, build qualities and budgets...

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