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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

2020 Nissan Navara N-Trek Warrior long-term review: Towing

The Navara N-Trek Warrior benefits from a quality local suspension tune and inherently strong underpinnings. This month we take a look at its mid-range towing ability.

2020 Nissan Juke ST-L review

Nissan’s boldly designed compact SUV is back in an all-new form, but can it make more than a styling statement on the road?

First car, favourite car

Firsts are paramount to our mental growth. They tattoo our minds with an initial notion. Regardless of whether you like or dislike your first experience of something, it will remain deeply impactful on your soul for as long as you live. One in particular is your first car. All of your first memories of freedom become tied up in a piece of metal with four wheels...

2020 Nissan Navara N-Trek Warrior long-term review: Around town

In the first driving instalment of our Navara N-Trek Warrior long-term review, we're looking at how this off-roader handles regular urban duties...

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Nissan Videos

Video: Best ute 2020 comparison: Isuzu D-Max v Mazda BT-50 v Toyota HiLux v Ford Ranger v Mitsubishi Triton v Nissan Navara v VW Amarok vs LDV T60 Trailrider

We test eight of Australia’s favourite utes in our annual mega test.

Video: Nissan 400Z revealed thanks to the Z Proto's showroom-ready design

Nissan says this might officially be a concept, but they also admit that really, it's no concept. Uchida-san says it's close to production spec, so... what do you reckon they'll change?

Video: What it's like to charge an EV in Australia

The benefits of owning an EV are easy to understand, but when you live in a nation that is still well behind others when it comes to infrastructure and incentives, what is it really like to be an EV owner? Let's find out. NOTE: Filmed in Melbourne before lockdown was announced. ...

Video: 2020 Nissan Juke v Mazda CX-3 comparison review

Both Japanese brands have tried their hand at crafting the perfect crossover SUV in the form of the Mazda CX-3 and the Nissan Juke but which is best?

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Nissan Comparisons

REVISIT: 2018 Nismo GT-R v Porsche 911 GT3 Touring comparison

Godzilla takes on the hero of Stuttgart in this Japan v Germany face-off.

Small SUV review: 2020 Nissan Juke v Toyota C-HR comparison

It’s an automotive version of Zoolander as the second-generation Nissan Juke and Toyota C-HR adopt ‘blue steel’ poses in a battle of style-focused compact crossovers.

Best ute 2019 comparison: Ford Ranger v Toyota HiLux v Mitsubishi Triton v Nissan Navara v Isuzu D-Max v Holden Colorado v Volkswagen Amarok v Mazda BT-50 v Mercedes X-Class v Ssangyong Musso XLV v LDV T60

We test 11 of the best double-cab utes on sale in Australia today, including towing, loading, in the city and suburbs, and off-road.

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Nissan News

What's in a tank of fuel? The cars with the best (and worst) driving range in Australia

While impressive performance, cool technology and a lower pricepoint can all be guiding forces when buying a new car, it's often other elements – like real-world fuel economy – that actually have the greatest effect on your ownership experience. Once you drive away from the dealership, you'll become less preoccupied with those nifty LED tail-lights and more focussed on how many times you have to hit the petrol station in a single week...

2021 Nissan Navara caught undisguised in latest images

The 2021 Nissan Navara has yet again been leaked without camouflage, this time revealing higher model grades for the upcoming ute. These images show a mid-range Navara and give us the best glimpse yet at the range-topping, sportier Navara Warrior variant – the company's Ford Ranger Raptor challenger...

Nissan’s new-model onslaught: 12 new models over three years

Nissan showrooms will be overflowing with new or updated models over the next few years, as it aims to freshen-up its ageing line-up. In addition to the just-released Nissan Juke city SUV and an updated Nissan Leaf electric car (now with more range), dealers have been told an updated Nissan Navara is due in local showrooms early 2021...

'Brand-new' Nissan Skyline R34 GT-R hopes to set new record price

Japanese used vehicle specialist JDM Expo has listed a Nissan R34 Skyline GT-R for sale with just 362km on the odometer. It says the Nissan is in "brand-new condition" and claims the mileage is has been verified. What further adds to allure of this particular R34 Skyline GT-R is both its model and colour...

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Nissan Owner Reviews

2006 Nissan Tiida ST-L review

The unloved Tiida. Is this the most underrated car in Australia? I purchased my 2006 Nissan Tiida ST-L hatch in October 2018. I had seen it on a car sales website for about two months before deciding to make the trip from Melbourne to Rye to see it. When I arrived at the (then) owner's house, I saw a very poorly looking, faded black Tiida with grass growing around it...

2009 Nissan X-Trail ST (4x4) review

When the T32 X-Trail succeeded the T31 in 2014, the TV advert showed a family taking a shortcut through a farm. When they arrived at the other side the kids in the back were covered in gunk and milkshake. Even running over a hose was enough to send a cascade of green slime leaping from its container...

1999 Nissan Pulsar SSS review

After having my Pulsar Plus stolen while I was at work one day, there was a N15 shaped hole in my heart. But after a few months a British Racing Green (as I like to call it) SSS showed up on Facebook marketplace. Not knowing how to drive manual yet, I had the seller drive me around the hills. I was happy with what I saw and $1200 bucks later I had a car that my friend drove home for me...

2013 Nissan GT-R review

So, 10 years into Godzilla’s life and a common question is whether the GT-R, a Nissan - can really be called a Supercar. It is a constant source of conflict between the automotive elite and the surveyors of Nürburgring Lap times. From the exotic, cutting edge lines to the sub-3 second 0-100 sprint time, others are inclined to agree...

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