Nissan

Nissan is a Japanese car company that sells a full line of cars, trucks, SUVs and vans. Nissan cars include the entry-level Nissan Versa as well as the upscale Nissan Maxima. Reviewers typically like Nissan cars and SUVs for their performance, which they tend to say is sportier than competitors'. Nissan sells subcompact, compact, midsize and full-size SUVs, as well as compact and full-size trucks, the all-electric Nissan Leaf and the Nissan Quest minivan. Nissan typically competes against Honda, Toyota, Mazda and Hyundai.

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Nissan 370Z Image
  • MSRP: $29,990 - $49,400
  • MPG: 18 City / 26 Hwy

Nissan 370Z

#7 in Sports Cars

Test drivers report the 2016 Nissan 370Z has a comfortable ride, nimble handling and a pleasing manual transmission, though they note many competitors offer better fuel economy, more spacious cabins and cost less. Read full review»

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U.S.News Scores
Overall:7.8
Critics' Rating:7.8
Performance:8.6
Interior:7.2
Safety:N/A
Reliability: 3_0
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Nissan Altima Image
  • MSRP: $22,500 - $32,690
  • MPG: 27 City / 39 Hwy

Nissan Altima

#10 in Midsize Cars

The 2016 Altima is improved inside and out, with Nissan upgrading the interior, adding more safety and infotainment options, and fine-tuning the transmission, suspension, and steering. The Altima now ranks right in the ... Read full review»

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U.S.News Scores
Overall:8.4
Critics' Rating:8.6
Performance:8.1
Interior:8.2
Safety:9.7
Reliability: 3_5
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Nissan Frontier Image
  • MSRP: $18,290 - $36,110
  • MPG: 19 City / 23 Hwy

Nissan Frontier

#5 in Compact Pickup Trucks

Just a couple of years ago, all of the competitors in the compact pickup segment were limping along with aging products. Now, with new models like the Chevrolet Colorado, Toyota Tacoma, and Honda ... Read full review»

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U.S.News Scores
Overall:7.6
Critics' Rating:7.6
Performance:7.3
Interior:6.6
Safety:N/A
Reliability: 3_5
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Nissan GT-R Image
  • MSRP: $101,770 - $149,990
  • MPG: 16 City / 22 Hwy

Nissan GT-R

#7 in Luxury Sports Cars

Based on our analysis of professional reviews and data, the 2016 Nissan GT-R ranks ninth out of 15 luxury sports cars. Automotive journalists are impressed with the tremendous amount of power generated by ... Read full review»

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U.S.News Scores
Overall:8.3
Critics' Rating:8.7
Performance:9.1
Interior:7.8
Safety:N/A
Reliability: 3_0
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Nissan Juke Image
  • MSRP: $20,250 - $30,020
  • MPG: 28 City / 32 Hwy

Nissan Juke

#7 in Subcompact SUVs

The 2016 Nissan Juke is an appealing choice if you want a small, sporty SUV that has distinctive exterior styling. According to our survey of automotive reviews, the Juke will let you have ... Read full review»

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U.S.News Scores
Overall:7.6
Critics' Rating:8.1
Performance:8.6
Interior:6.6
Safety:8.1
Reliability: 2_5
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Nissan Leaf Image
  • MSRP: $29,010 - $36,790
  • MPG: N/A

Nissan Leaf

#18 in Compact Cars

If you're in the market for an all-electric car, the 2016 Nissan Leaf offers confident handling, a roomy interior and a long range on a single charge. Still, its acceleration is best suited ... Read full review»

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U.S.News Scores
Overall:7.7
Critics' Rating:8.0
Performance:7.5
Interior:7.7
Safety:8.2
Reliability: 3_0
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Nissan Maxima Image
  • MSRP: $32,510 - $39,960
  • MPG: 22 City / 30 Hwy

Nissan Maxima

#3 in Large Cars

Nissan’s flagship sedan is difficult to categorize, owing to its price, features, and size. Nonetheless, according to our analysis of the professional reviews and data that drive our rankings, its powerful V6 engine, ... Read full review»

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U.S.News Scores
Overall:8.7
Critics' Rating:8.8
Performance:8.7
Interior:8.4
Safety:10.0
Reliability: 3_5
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Nissan Murano Image
  • MSRP: $29,660 - $40,700
  • MPG: 21 City / 28 Hwy

Nissan Murano

#1 in Midsize SUVs

With a premium cabin, exceptionally accommodating seats, and a serene ride, the 2016 Nissan Murano is an excellent choice for cruising in luxury and style. While it’s not very athletic, the Murano has ... Read full review»

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U.S.News Scores
Overall:8.8
Critics' Rating:8.8
Performance:7.8
Interior:8.9
Safety:9.7
Reliability: 4_5
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Nissan Pathfinder Image
  • MSRP: $29,830 - $43,300
  • MPG: 20 City / 27 Hwy

Nissan Pathfinder

#16 in Midsize SUVs

Overall, the 2016 Nissan Pathfinder should be fine for many people, but in a class full of SUVs that offer better performance, nicer interiors, and more features for similar or less money, you ... Read full review»

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U.S.News Scores
Overall:7.5
Critics' Rating:7.7
Performance:7.6
Interior:7.8
Safety:9.3
Reliability: 2_5
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Nissan Quest Image
  • MSRP: $26,580 - $43,230
  • MPG: 20 City / 27 Hwy

Nissan Quest

#6 in Minivans

The 2016 Nissan Quest has a luxurious interior, according to reviewers, but it has less cargo room and fewer seats than most competitors. Read full review»

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U.S.News Scores
Overall:7.8
Critics' Rating:8.0
Performance:7.7
Interior:8.3
Safety:N/A
Reliability: 3_5
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Nissan Rogue Image
  • MSRP: $23,290 - $33,400
  • MPG: 26 City / 33 Hwy

Nissan Rogue

#6 in Compact SUVs

According to our analysis of automotive reviews, the 2016 Nissan Rogue is a respectable choice in the compact SUV class thanks to its upscale interior, excellent fuel efficiency, and roomy cargo hold. It's ... Read full review»

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U.S.News Scores
Overall:8.2
Critics' Rating:8.8
Performance:6.9
Interior:8.5
Safety:9.3
Reliability: 3_0
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Nissan Sentra Image
  • MSRP: $16,780 - $22,170
  • MPG: 27 City / 36 Hwy

Nissan Sentra

#20 in Compact Cars

According to our analysis of automotive reviews and data, if you want a compact yet roomy car with a low starting price and good fuel economy, the 2016 Nissan Sentra is a suitable ... Read full review»

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U.S.News Scores
Overall:7.6
Critics' Rating:7.6
Performance:6.8
Interior:8.0
Safety:9.3
Reliability: 3_0
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Nissan Versa Image
  • MSRP: $11,990 - $18,710
  • MPG: 27 City / 36 Hwy

Nissan Versa

#16 in Subcompact Cars

Our analysis of the automotive reviews and data that drive our rankings shows that the 2016 Nissan Versa is one of the most affordable subcompact cars on the market, but many of its ... Read full review»

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U.S.News Scores
Overall:6.8
Critics' Rating:6.9
Performance:6.4
Interior:7.0
Safety:8.0
Reliability: 3_0
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