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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: Farewell

It's time to farewell the Nissan Navara N-Trek Warrior from the CarAdvice long-term garage. After a few months, the things we appreciated from the outset have become even clearer.

2020 Nissan Navara N-Trek Warrior long-term review: Off-road

We know the Navara N-Trek Warrior is a good thing off-road. It's supposed to be. However, the changes that have been made to beef it up off-road, also make it better on-road.

2020 Nissan Qashqai Midnight Edition review

It’s the Qashqai you know and love, but with some extra finishing touches for a more assertive look.

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.

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Nissan Videos

Video: 2021 Nissan Navara PRO 4X walkaround

The 2021 Nissan Navara brings a new look, new tech, and a few other changes making it the most significant update to the D23 Navara since it launched back in 2015.

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. ...

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Nissan Comparisons

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

Brother from another mother. We looked at the 2020 Mercedes-Benz X350d in runout this week, but how about its four-cylinder stablemate, the X250d? Let's wind back the clock to when the Mercedes-Benz X-Class arrived and was compared directly to its development partner, the Nissan Navara...

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.

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Nissan News

2021 Nissan X-Trail: Australian models could offer seven seats, two hybrid options – report

The new-generation 2021 Nissan X-Trail could offer a seven-seat option and a pair of hybrid powertrains when it arrives in Australia. Japanese website Best Car Web reports the new X-Trail, which was unveiled for the US in June 2020, will enter production for, and go on sale in Japan in September 2021...

2021 Nissan Qashqai engine line-up detailed for Europe, Australian options unclear

The upcoming 2021 Nissan Qashqai's powertrain range has been detailed for Europe, however it remain unclear which engines will be offered with the next-generation model in Australia. Two powertrains will be offered on the continent. Headlining the range is the E-Power, a petrol-electric hybrid system (the first to be offered with a European-market Nissan model) – with a difference...

2022 Nissan 400Z revealed in production form in patent images

The 2022 Nissan 400Z sports car edged closer to Australia this week, with Nissan filing patent images locally for what appears to be the production car. While the Nissan 400Z has already been teased with the Nissan Z Proto concept (bottom) unveiled in September 2020, new patent filings lodged with Australian intellectual property officials seem to show the production version of the hotly-anticipated sports car...

Dying breed: Australia's last V8s under $100k

From the first choice of families looking for a torquey, flexible engine to make short work of towing and overtaking, to an endangered species. The V8's fortunes have changed dramatically over the years...

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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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