A white Nissan Murano on display at an auto show

The 2016 Nissan Murano Is Surprisingly Reliable

The 2016 Nissan Murano has stood the test of time. This Nissan impressed initially critics with its smooth performance and affordability. Though, a few ratings about this used Murano might give you pause.  You may have heard that the 2016 Nissan Murano is a smooth operator  Nissan’s Murano isn’t among the sportiest midsize SUVs nor …

A white 2018 Nissan Sentra on the track.

The 2018 Nissan Sentra Is Only Good On Paper

The Nissan Sentra has come a long way. But you wouldn’t necessarily think that when you look at the 2018 model. The 2018 Sentra stands out for being one of the most dependable and affordable versions. But you might want to rethink settling on this Nissan for a cheap used car.  Driving the 2018 Nissan Sentra is rather …

A white 2020 Nissan Rogue Sport driving down a city road
Tips, Tricks & Trends

The Least Reliable Nissan Cars

Unlike some brands, including Honda and Toyota, Nissan isn’t as consistent. The Rogue is among the most well-rounded, while the Altima is still a mishmash. Likewise, some Nissans shine for predicted reliability; others don’t. Consumer Reports ranks the Nissan brand toward the middle of the pack for car reliability. A few of the carmaker’s models are average, and some are …

2021 Nissan Murano parked in front of an affluent home
Tips, Tricks & Trends

The Most Reliable Nissan Cars

Nissan admits that its models are all over the place right now. But even so, this Japanese car brand still offers some comfortable cruisers. As you shop around, you might wonder: what are the most reliable Nissan cars? We’ve created a list of the most reliable Nissans based on data from Consumer Reports. These ratings indicate how well a …

Toyota Tacoma blazing through the sand
Trucks & SUVs

The 2020 Toyota Tacoma Can’t Be Caught

It’s too late to hit the gas. The 2020 Toyota Tacoma is already way too ahead of the game to catch up. The Toyota Tacoma had more sales than the Ford Ranger, Chevy Colorado, and GMC Canyon combined.  The 2020 Toyota Tacoma is the best selling midsize truck  While 2020 was a rough year for …

Hyundai Venue in Miami with a mural in the background
Crossover & Midsize

5 Cheap 2021 Crossovers That Are Actually Worth Your Time

As the crossover segment grows in the U.S. market, it becomes increasingly difficult to find a great cheap 2021 crossover. Consumers demand more tech, safety features, and fuel-efficient engines than ever before. As a result, manufacturers have to be quite clever as to how they build these tiny crossovers. Today we’ll be looking at five …

2021 Nissan Titan pickup truck
Trucks & SUVs

The Real Reason the 2021 Nissan Titan Deserves More Respect

Truck people tend to be fiercely loyal. They are loyal to drinking Busch, giant flags mounted to their trucks, and the trucks themselves. Of course, I’m only kidding about the beer part… For real, though, people tend to be loyal to whatever brand of pickup they have. You’ll rarely see someone switch from a Chevy …

2021 Nissan Sentra

These 2021 Compact Cars Are Wildly OK According to Consumer Reports

Some compact cars are standouts when it comes to predicted reliability. Others are downright terrible. And then some small cars fall in the middle of the spectrum. We’ve compiled a list of the 2021 compact cars with average ratings for reliability, based on Consumer Reports data. CR determines a vehicle’s dependability through its member surveys, which capture thousands of owner experiences. …

The Nissan Altima is one of the brand's best-selling sedans.

The 2021 Nissan Altima Goes Backwards in 1 Distinct Way

Nissan fans may be tired of reading the same critiques about the Altima. The Altima is a worthy choice for everyday comfort, but it lacks drivers’ engagement- yadda, yadda, yadda. But fan or critic, the 2021 Altima loses a key feature, and it’s rather disappointing. Driving comfort is still a selling point for the 2021 Nissan Altima  …

The new Midnight Edition Package, available on Nissan Armada SL, includes black exterior logos, black painted mirrors (heated, power adjust and fold, auto-dimming, reverse linked with puddle lights and LED turn signals), black painted roof rails, rear LED lamps with black paint finisher, black painted grille, and black painted front and rear skid plates.
Crossover & Midsize

The Best-Looking 2021 Nissan Armada Isn’t the Most Expensive

The 2021 Nissan Armada is receiving some bold updates for the new model year. The complete refresh of the full-size SUV will have new exterior features that create an aggressive and luxury-defining stature. The interior of the Armada also got a much-needed update, staying in direct competition with the Infiniti QX80. There are three trim levels for the enormous new 2021 Nissan …

Former Renault-Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn, who denies any wrongdoing, skipped bail while awaiting trial on multiple charges of financial misconduct, including allegedly under-reporting his compensation to the tune of $85 million.
Tips, Tricks & Trends

Where Is Nissan’s Fugitive Ex-CEO Now?

Sometimes, Hollywood’s tales of fugitives, corporate greed, and international intrigue spill into real life. And sometimes, they happen in the automotive industry. Nissan would probably like to forget its erstwhile CEO who found himself in hot water and on the lam. So, what happened to Carlos Ghosn? Renault-Nissan’s controversial executive Carlos Ghosn was one of …

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Nissan Tells Us How It Blew It

It’s no secret that Nissan is in trouble. A full year after coming to grips with its plight it is struggling to regain some of its lost glory when cars like the ZX, Sentra, and GT-R were class-leading. It’s still losing a wad of money but it has taken significant steps to staunch the bleeding. …

red 2021 Nissan Rogue
Tips, Tricks & Trends

The 2021 Nissan Rogue Easily Outshines This Hyundai

The 2021 Nissan Rogue and the 2021 Hyundai Tucson are pretty popular. Both are compact SUVs, and both offer a pretty modest price tag. But of these two models, which should you choose? We vote the 2021 Nissan Rogue, and for several reasons. The 2021 Nissan Rogue offers more power under the hood Standard under …

2021 Chevrolet Tahoe Z71 and Suburban High Country

Most Large SUVs Aren’t That Reliable According to Consumer Reports

Out of all the vehicle classes, you could say that large SUVs present the most capabilities and weaknesses. The highlights are that large SUVs have the most power and space. However, they’re gas guzzlers and can be challenging to maneuver. And as you shop around, you’ll see that many full-size SUVs have unimpressive reliability ratings. Consumer Reports updates its list …

The Nissan Sentra SR is shown at AutoMobility LA
Sedans & Coupes

The 2021 Nissan Sentra Just Won a Top Safety Award

It would be great to own the safest car possible, but there are many options and factors that go into selecting a car. Headlights are one important safety feature to consider. About 50% of the car crashes that result in deaths happen in the dark, and more than 25% happen on roads that don’t have …

2020 Nissan TITAN PRO-4X pickup truck parked on sandy road
Trucks & SUVs

Recall Alert: The 2020 Nissan Titan Could Be a Major Fire Risk

As far as full-size pickup trucks go, the 2020 Nissan Titan is a bit of a sales underdog. Despite this, the Titan routinely impresses during real-world road tests. However, as of late, Nissan’s full-size truck has been suffering some major setbacks. Last week, we learned of a recall involving stalling engines. However, a new report …

A red 2021 Kia Soul, equipped with standard AEB, drives on a paved surface with a blue sky in the background.
Tips, Tricks & Trends

You Don’t Always Have to Pay a Lot to Get This High-End Safety Feature

Automatic emergency braking systems have long been included with top-trim vehicles. However, in 2015, about 20 automakers worldwide announced they had agreed to make AEB a standard feature on most new cars by September 2022. In late December 2019, Consumer Reports and the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety announced that Audi, Volvo, Mercedes-Benz, and Tesla …

A blue 2020 Mini Countryman SUV cruises along a wooded road
Crossover & Midsize

6 SUVs That Are Actually Great for Your Commute

Commuting to work or school can be hectic. Finding a vehicle that offers comfortable seats, a smooth ride, ample cargo space, and decent fuel economy can make your daily drive less stressful. SUVs are great for families, and they’re gaining popularity among commuters. Many prefer SUVs for their spaciousness, higher driving position, and safety. But …

2020 Nissan Titan is on display at the 112th Annual Chicago Auto Show at
Trucks & SUVs

Get A Piece Of The Dealer Kickback For Nissan Titan Pickups

Nissan just advised its dealers that the more Titan pickups they sell the larger a dealer-only kickback will be. These types of sales where the dealer gets the rebate rather than the customer is called a “hidden rebate.” And the rebate goes up the more pickups the car dealership sells in the month of December. …

A silver 2021 Nissan Altima driving down a highway road
Sedans & Coupes

Why Would You Pay $35,000 for a Nissan Altima?

The Nissan Altima has been among the more dependable midsize cars. This Nissan doesn’t get credit for being one of the most satisfying, though. You may want the 2021 Nissan Altima for the comforts it provides. But would you pay top dollar for one? Driving the 2021 Nissan Altima Platinium  As you do your research, you’ll see that most …