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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

Cars We Own: 2017 Nissan Navara SL

Dual-cab utes are all the rage at the moment, with the Ford Ranger and Toyota HiLux sitting atop the Australian sales charts. Along with those two stalwarts, there are plenty of other worthy load-lugging options on the market – options like our Nissan Navara. It's got coil springs down back, a twin-turbo four-cylinder engine up front, and room for all the camera gear you could ever ask for in the tray...

2020 Nissan Leaf review

The second-generation Nissan Leaf has finally arrived. The headline figures are its $49,990 price, 270km real-world range and 40kWh battery. But it's the cohesive product and ownership experience that appeals in particular.

2020 Nissan GT-R Nismo review

It looks and sounds like the current Nissan GT-R Nismo, but Paul Maric discovers that the MY20 Nismo GT-R has evolved into a new beast altogether.

2019 Nissan X-Trail Ti long-term review: 5000km in and counting...

Having now racked up just over 5000km, it’s time to check back in with my thoughts and experiences with Nissan’s top-selling SUV.

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Best medium family SUV 2019: 10 SUVs, 1 winner!

When it comes to mid-sized SUVs, there's one that stands out from the rest. CarAdvice compares the 10 best selling SUVs on the segment to find out which SUV is the best on-road, which is the safest SUV and which SUV is the best value...

2020 Nissan GT-R Nismo: Tamura-san interview, Autobahn, road and track review

The new Nissan GT-R Nismo has landed and Paul Maric had the chance to give it a go on sections of Germany's derestricted Autobahn. Plus, we head to the Dekra Lausitz race track to see how it compares to the MY17 GT-R Nismo and finally, we sit down with 'Mr GT-R' himself, Tamura-san.

Cars We Own: Modifying the CarAdvice Nissan Navara

See the full article here: https://www.caradvice.com.au/722514/turning-the-caradvice-nissan-navara-into-an-off-road-weapon The 4WD ute is fast replacing the sedan in Australia as the go-to family chariot. 15%, or one in every 6 or 7 vehicles new vehicles sold in Australia, was a 4WD ute. That sort of dominance was only bested by the small car (17%) and small SUV segments (17%)...

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.

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Nissan Comparisons

Best medium family SUV 2019: Holden Equinox v Honda CR-V v Hyundai Tucson v Kia Sportage v Mazda CX-5 v Nissan X-Trail v Renault Koleos v Subaru Forester v Toyota RAV4 v Volkswagen Tiguan

Ten of the best and most popular mid-sized SUVs go head-to-head, but there can only be one winner.

2019 electric vehicle comparison: Jaguar I-Pace v Hyundai Ioniq v Nissan Leaf v Tesla Model S v Renault Zoe

Normally a comparison is a great opportunity for us to compare vehicles that sit within the same size or price category, with a CarAdvice-backed winner declared at the end. Given the relative lack of competition within segments in the electric vehicle market, we wanted to do something a little different with a comparison of a cross-section of the passenger EV market – a group of cars from the cheapest to the most expensive...

2018 Nismo GT-R v Porsche 911 GT3 Touring comparison

If you placed me in a room with a Porsche 911 GT3 Touring Package and a Nissan GT-R Nismo and ordered me to pick just one to live with for the rest of my days, without first letting me drive them, I’d make a terrible decision. Before these two ultimate tourers even arrived at CarAdvice’s Melbourne office, I had a sneaking suspicion I was going to be on Team Nissan...

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Nissan News

2020 Nissan Skyline revealed for Japan, not for Oz

Nissan Japan has revealed the facelifted Skyline this week, headlined by a new twin-turbo V6 petrol option for the region and the introduction of the brand’s semi-autonomous ProPilot 2.0 driver assistance systems. Set to go on sale during the Japanese autumn, the 2020 Nissan Skyline – essentially a rebadged version of the Infiniti Q50 sold elsewhere – scores a new nose that is the latest iteration of the company’s ‘V-Motion’ grille design...

Q&A with Nissan’s electric vehicle boss

We are joined by Nic Thomas, the global director of EV for Nissan. He's a Briton based in Japan who's visiting Australia for the Leaf’s local launch. CA: For those out there who aren't completely across the plan, how many electric vehicles does Nissan plan to offer over the next few years around the globe, not specific to Australia's shores? Nic: We've committed that by 2022, within our mid-term plan, we'll introduce eight fully electric vehicles around the world, and then a further eight e-Power models...

2020 Nissan Juke teased

Nissan has offered a first glimpse at the upcoming 2020 Juke, revealing details about its second-generation split headlight design. Based on the image, the new Juke will get slim LED daytime running lights sitting above circular headlights, in keeping with the two-tiered design debuted on the soon-to-be discontinued model...

2019 Nissan Leaf pricing and specs

UPDATE, 12/07/2019: The new Nissan Leaf is here! You can check out our review here, and catch up on the pricing and specs information below. Pricing will kick off at $49,990 before on-road costs, with pre-orders officially open. Power comes from an electric motor on the front axle making 110kW and 320Nm, hooked up to a 40kWh battery pack for a claimed 270km of range on the WLTP test cycle...

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Nissan Owner Reviews

2018 Nissan X-Trail ST-L 7 Seat (2wd) review

When our beloved Aussie family wagon of 17 years finally had us doing an expected cardio sessions four times in two weeks, we knew it was time to upgrade, or cancel our gym memberships! After a quick test drive of a sub-$30K ST Nissan X-Trail, I was impressed. The electric steering was light and effortless...

1996 Nissan 200 SX Sports Limited review

I have owned my Nissan 200SX (S14) since 2000 and it impresses me as much today as it did back then. With rear-wheel drive and a 5-speed manual, its 2-litre, double overhead camshaft turbocharged engine makes the hairs stand up on the back of your neck when you drop it back a gear and plant the foot...

2018 Nissan Qashqai ST review

The arrival of the exciting J11 Qashqai Series 2 was definitely one to watch out for. The upgraded standard features and the new front grille have taken it to the next level. I drove the base-model ST for a couple of months and this was my experience. What first appealed to me when I saw the car was the new look...

2015 Nissan X-Trail ST-L (FWD) review

We bought this car because my wife fell in love with it. We weren't looking for an X-Trail, but its look took us by surprise, and after one test drive she was hooked with its comfort to drive. As far as looks and comfort go, we can't fault it. The only issue with the aesthetics is the front left and right blind spots – they're the worst we've experienced to date...

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Cars We Own: 2017 Nissan Navara SL

2019 Nissan Leaf pricing and specs

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