Nissan Complaints

  • 5280 Complaints
  • 422 Crashes
  • 56 Fires
  • 414 Injuries
  • 9 Fatalities
  • A total of 5280 complaints have been filed with NHTSA for vehicles that are model year 2015 or newer. 7.8%, or 414 of those complaints have caused some degree of injury. 8.0%, or 422 were crash related, and 1.1%, or 56 complaints describe fire-related incidents.

Recent Complaints

Parts: POWER TRAIN
  • Date of Incident: Feb-24, 2021
  • Date complaint filed: 21:39 Feb-24, 2021

When stationary it has a delayed acceleration

Parts: SERVICE BRAKES
  • Date of Incident: Jan-30, 2021
  • Date complaint filed: 18:55 Feb-24, 2021

Car was driven about 3. 5 miles to the store and parked. After shopping, when the car was started the abs braking system had completely failed with no resistance to pressure on the brake pedal. A clicking sound was heard and pulsing was felt with no braking provided. Later in the day, the car was started again and the brakes appeared to work normally. Outside temperature at the time of the incident was between 0 & 10 degrees f.

Parts: POWER TRAIN
  • Date of Incident: Feb-22, 2021
  • Date complaint filed: 13:05 Feb-24, 2021

ON MONDAY FEBRUARY 22 2021 LAUREN HOOKER STARTED THE Rogue AND BEGAN TO BACK UP OUT OF OUR HOME DRIVEWAY (2919 BARRINGTON LN). SHE THEN STOPPED AND PUT THE ROGUE INTO PARK/SHIFTED INTO PARK/P, AND CHECKED TO MAKE SEE THE BACK DOOR OF THE HOUSE WAS LOCKED. THE DOOR WAS LOCKED, WHEN SHE TURNED AROUND AND WENT OUT OUR GATE, APPROX 10 SECONDS AFTER PARKING THE ROGUE, THE ROGUE WAS SLOWLY ROLLING BACKWARDS OUT OF OUR PARKING SPACE. LAUREN WAS ABLE TO CATCH UP TO THE ROGUE AND GET IN AND APPLY THE BRAKE, BUT NOT BEFORE IT HAD ROLLED APPROX. 40 FT, STRIKING OUR NEIGHBORS FENCE. THE ROGUE WAS NOT FULLY IN REVERSE, AND NOT FULLY UNDER THE POWER OF THE ENGINE. LAUREN WOULD NOT HAVE BEEN ABLE TO CATCH UP TO THE ROGUE UNDER THOSE CONDITIONS. IT ROLLED SLOWLY, AND SHE WAS ABLE TO CATCH UP IN DRESS WORK SHOES WITH HEELS. WE HAVE TRIED TO REPLICATE THIS BUT CANNOT. THE ROGUE IS SCHEDULED FOR INSPECTION AT HUDSON NISSAN OF N. CHARLESTON SC THURSDAY FEBRUARY 25TH.

Parts: LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES
  • Date of Incident: Oct-22, 2020
  • Date complaint filed: 00:00 Feb-24, 2021

TL THE CONTACT OWNS A 2016 Nissan Altima. THE CONTACT STATED THAT WHILE DRIVING AT 40 MPH, THE VEHICLE'S SECONDARY HOOD LATCH CEASED IN THE OPEN POSITION. THERE WAS NO WARNING LIGHT ILLUMINATED. THE FAILURE RECURRED THE SECOND TIME AND THE WINDSHIELD WAS SHATTERED WHEN THE HOOD UNLATCHED AND OPENED INADVERTENTLY. THE VEHICLE WAS NOT TAKEN TO BE DIAGNOSED NOR REPAIRED. THE CONTACT RECEIVED NOTIFICATION OF NHTSA NUMBER: 20V315000 (LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES) AND STATED THAT THE VEHICLE EXPERIENCED THE FAILURE LISTED IN THE RECALL. THE MANUFACTURER WAS NOT INFORMED OF THE FAILURE. THE FAILURE MILEAGE WAS 75,000.

Parts: ELECTRICAL SYSTEMELECTRICAL SYSTEM
  • Date of Incident: Feb-19, 2021
  • Date complaint filed: 00:00 Feb-24, 2021

TL THE CONTACT OWNS A 2017 Nissan Murano. THE CONTACT STATED WHILE DRIVING 75 MPH, THE VEHICLE SHUT-OFF WITHOUT WARNING. THE VEHICLE WAS NOT ABLE TO BE RESTARTED AND THE CONTACT ROLLED THE VEHICLE TO THE SIDE OF THE ROADWAY. THE VEHICLE WAS TOWED TO THE LOCAL DEALER NISSAN OF LAS CRUCES (1801 S. MAIN ST, LAS CRUCES, NM 88005, (575) 523-5571) WHERE IT WAS DIAGNOSED WITH NEEDING THE BATTERY TERMINALS AND ALTERNATOR TO BE REPLACED. THE VEHICLE WAS NOT REPAIRED. THE MANUFACTURER WAS NOT INFORMED OF THE FAILURE. THE VIN WAS NOT AVAILABLE. THE FAILURE MILEAGE WAS APPROXIMATELY 50,000.

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