1st Generation (2009—2019) 370Z Problems

This generations ranks 21st out of 59 Nissan generations in reliability and is generally a good bet. Owners have the most complaints about the steering (42%), clutch (16%), and the electrical (16%). We've listed some of the most recent complaints below, see them all on CarComplaints.com.

  1. Steering Wheel Lock Unit Failed 11 complaints at an average of 47,998 miles in the 2010 Nissan 370Z.
  2. Steering Wheel Locked Up 6 complaints at an average of 43,437 miles in the 2011 Nissan 370Z.
  3. Steering Locked, Won\'t Start 3 complaints at an average of 37,431 miles in the 2009 Nissan 370Z.

What 370Z Year is Most Reliable?

Generations are a good baseline for prediciting reliability, but there will almost always be year-to-year differences. We've calculated a reliability score for each model year within this generation, but we've based that score on how the model year compares to all Nissan model years.

Watch out for the 2009 model year which has the highest PainRank™ score in this generation.

Year Complaints Recalls TSBs PainRank (?)
2019 0 0 1 0.0
2018 0 1 7 0.0
2017 1 0 17 0.26
2016 1 0 21 0.45
2015 2 0 17 1.42
2014 2 0 18 1.21
2013 2 0 18 1.33
2012 2 0 27 1.14
2011 13 1 26 7.38
2010 15 0 33 5.57
2009 11 0 25 9.36

Watch out for these common problems

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