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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 review

Nissan has introduced a rival to the Toyota HiLux Rugged X, Ford Ranger Raptor and HSV Colorado SportsCat.

Design Review: Nissan Trail Runner Concept (1997)

What do you get when you combine a sports car and a crossover? You probably guess that the answer lies somewhere in the likes of the BMW X6, the Mercedes-Benz GLE Coupe or the more recent Porsche Cayenne Coupe. But, have you thought about doing it the other way round? Instead of having an off-road vehicle with a coupe-style roofline and sporty design touches, you could take a two-door sports car and give it extra ground clearance, huge wheels and 4WD...

2019 Nissan Leaf long-term review: Charging at home and work

A big part of the EV life is simply keeping it charged. Without the in-and-out convenience of filling up at the bowser, can an EV satisfy on the same level?

2020 Nissan 370Z 50th Anniversary review

Nissan is celebrating 50 years of the Zed car with the Nissan 370Z 50th Anniversary. And it's a little charmer.

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Nissan Videos

REVIEW: 2020 Nissan Navara Warrior

The Nissan Navara Warrior is the right vehicle at the right price for buyers who want a big brash ute on a relative budget.

2019 Kia Seltos GT-Line v Nissan Qashqai Ti: compact SUV comparison

The impressive new Seltos takes on popular stalwart Qashqai in this flagship small-SUV twin test.

2020 Nissan Navara N-Trek Warrior review: Suspension test mule

Sam Purcell takes a first spin in Nissan's new Navara variant aimed right at the top shelf of today's hero utes.

2020 Nissan Navara N-Trek Warrior: first look and interview with Premcar's Bernie Quinn.

Nissan has unveiled the Navara N-Trek Warrior, a challenger for the HSV SportsCat and Toyota HiLux Rugged X, with a proper off-road suspension developed in Melbourne.

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Nissan Comparisons

2020 Hyundai Ioniq Premium v Nissan Leaf comparison

Electric vehicle (EV) sales in Australia have been glacial compared to what we’ve seen in similarly developed markets across Europe, Asia and North America. Australians who are keen to make the switch face impediments that do not exist for people in Oslo, Tokyo, or San Francisco...

2019 Kia Seltos GT-Line v Nissan Qashqai Ti comparison

The impressive new Seltos takes on the popular stalwart Qashqai in this flagship small-SUV twin test.

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

How do you charge an electric car at home?

Electric cars and all of their many acronyms have been buzzwords for some time now, but for the vast majority who don’t own or have never driven one, they remain a somewhat mystifying modern marvel. Sure, price and misconceptions around electric vehicle range figures are definitely affecting electric vehicle (EV) popularity, but for many buyers it’s more that the logistics of charging them are one big question mark...

Nissan 370Z replacement to get twin-turbo V6 power, according to overseas reports

The Nissan 370Z sports car is expected to have twin turbo V6 power when it eventually goes on sale some time in the next couple of years. Nissan dealer sources in the US, who have reportedly seen the new model, told Autoblog the next-generation Zed car – rumoured to launch in 2021 or 2022 – will use a version of the twin-turbo 3...

Five best ute deals below $40,000 to kick off the new year

The Toyota HiLux and Ford Ranger might have stolen the limelight in the end-of-year sales race, but there are still some bargains to be had at the bottom end of the market. There are normally slim pickings below $40,000 but a few special deals have emerged that provide buyers on a budget more options...

Ghosn outlines 'conspiracy', admits to working on alliance with FCA

In a two-and-a-half-hour press conference in Beirut, Lebanon, Carlos Ghosn, the former CEO of Renault and Nissan, has given a full-throated defence against the charges he was facing in Japan. Starting with an hour-long monologue to a packed conference room, Ghosn said he was detained in an "inhumane system of hostage justice" with a 99...

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Nissan Owner Reviews

2007 Nissan 350Z Touring review

I'd owned my Z for 3 and a half years and it had been a joy. I have always been a car enthusiast and it had been time to buy my first interesting car. I'd wanted a rear-wheel drive manual with a characterful engine. I was also at a life stage where backseats were optional. The 350Z fit the bill and was a very affordable second hand...

2012 Nissan Almera ST review

I borrowed this car for a week on the Car Next Door car sharing app while the money pit was getting some work done on it. I needed a cheap run around that was big enough for two child seats and my work gear. This is a model that I admit I have never really taken any notice of, but after driving the car for a week, it has really gown on me...

2018 Nissan X-Trail ST-L (2WD) review

I’m in my late 60’s and have been considering an SUV for some time, because of the ease of getting in and out, and the elevated driving position. The X-Trail wasn’t on my radar until I drove one - my son’s ST 2.5-litre 7-seater. I was impressed, so when I saw this one advertised I bought it without a second thought...

2010 Nissan 370Z review

I had owned the stunning Nissan 370Z for a very short time. It had always been a car of choice in the current markets against the Mazda MX-5, Toyota GT86, along with the Subaru BRZ. I believe it was aimed for the entry-level sports car market for car enthusiasts and people who’re loyal to the brand...

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