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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 X-Trail N-Trek review

Is this seven-year old family favourite still competitive in the burgeoning, bourgeois medium SUV segment?

2020 Nissan Qashqai N-Sport review

Nissan has added a new N-Sport variant to its Qashqai range. Is the athletic appearance makeover enough to entice buyers faced with a price hike?

This is the new face of the Australian auto manufacturing industry

Taking a Navara from mild to wild, in the latest example of Australia's re-emerging automotive industry.

2020 Nissan Navara N-Trek Warrior off-road review

As a response to the Range Raptor, does the Navara Warrior cut the mustard?

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Nissan Videos

2020 Nissan X-Trail N-Trek review

Aside from a facelift in 2017, the third-generation Nissan X-Trail has been soldering on since 2013. Normally when a model is reaching the end of it’s life, sales start to stagnate, but this X-Trail has remained strong. How so? Let’s have a look.

Building a Nissan Navara N-Trek Warrior

The latest example of Australia’s re-emerging local industry is this 40-strong team in suburban Melbourne, busy turning out Nissan Navara N-Trek Warriors.

2020 Nissan Navara N-Trek Warrior v Ford Ranger Raptor v HSV Colorado SportsCat off-road comparison

Nissan’s Navara N-Trek Warrior is the latest of a new breed: high-specification 4X4 utes with tweaked and modified components aimed at the improved ride, handling and off-road ability. It’s not the first of its breed, however; the Nissan enters an establishment of utes already vying for the top of the market...

2020 Nissan Patrol review: Is it value for money?

The 2020 Nissan Patrol comes to the Australian market sporting a new facelifted design and revised standard equipment offering. However, we miss out on the new dual-screen infotainment system that features Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. So Trent Nikolic asks the question: is the new Nissan Patrol an alluring proposition for those wanting a luxury 4x4?

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Nissan Comparisons

Road test comparison: 2020 Ford Ranger Raptor v HSV Colorado SportsCat v Nissan Navara N-Trek Warrior

The super-ute category has a new challenger. Here’s how the new Nissan Navara N-Trek Warrior stacks up against the pioneering Ford Ranger Raptor and HSV Colorado SportsCat on the road.

Off-road comparison: 2020 Nissan Navara N-Trek Warrior v Ford Ranger Raptor v HSV Colorado SportsCat

Nissan’s Navara N-Trek Warrior is the latest of a new breed: high-specification 4x4 utes with tweaked and modified components aimed at improved ride, handling and off-road ability. It’s not the first of its breed, however. The Nissan enters an establishment of utes already vying for the top of the market...

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...

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Nissan News

Nissan Leaf electric car powers buildings with vehicle-to-grid technology

Nissan has once again experimented with vehicle-to-energy-grid technology – a system that allows buildings to draw power from an electric car's battery pack – by powering 7-Eleven convenience stores in Japan, according to a report in Elektrek. While most Nissan electric vehicles are only capable of drawing energy from a power outlet into their battery, vehicle-to-grid technology allows a building to draw power from a vehicle...

Car companies provide payment relief for US customers amid coronavirus outbreak

Several carmakers in the United States are allowing new car buyers to delay or reschedule their car finance payments amid closures and financial uncertainty caused by the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. In an effort to maintain new car sales during a time of financial uncertainty, manufacturers like Ford, Hyundai, General Motors, Toyota and Nissan are offering their US customers alternate options if they can't continue to make payments...

2020 Nissan Navara dual-cab pricing and specs

Nissan has introduced some slight changes and improvements to its Navara dual-cab range in 2020, along with a small increase in prices. Currently, single-cab and king-cab variants in the Navara range remain unchanged. The Navara ST now gets a ‘black styling package’, swapping out chrome on the sports bar, fog light surrounds and mirror caps...

NSW Net Zero Plan: Targeted electric car incentive strategy revealed

The New South Wales government has announced a new plan to fast-track electric car uptake by supporting the rollout of fast-charging infrastructure, incentivising fleet purchases of electric cars and ensuring all new buildings are electric vehicle-ready...

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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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