1st Generation (2004—2015) Titan Problems

This generations ranks 39th out of 59 Nissan generations in reliability and is generally a good bet. Owners have the most complaints about the drivetrain (17%), body (8%), and the hvac (7%). We've listed some of the most recent complaints below, see them all on CarComplaints.com.

  1. Rear Axle Failure 6 complaints at an average of 78,146 miles in the 2005 Nissan Titan.
  2. Rear Axle Seal Leaks 5 complaints at an average of 81,241 miles in the 2006 Nissan Titan.
  3. Rear Differential Failed 5 complaints at an average of 95,060 miles in the 2004 Nissan Titan.

What Titan 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 2005 model year which has the highest PainRank™ score in this generation.

Year Complaints Recalls TSBs PainRank (?)
2015 3 0 15 1.78
2014 2 1 23 1.05
2013 0 2 26 0.0
2012 3 2 31 1.22
2011 20 0 37 10.46
2010 10 3 37 4.02
2009 4 3 41 1.28
2008 27 5 47 14.25
2007 7 2 47 3.18
2006 24 7 51 16.81
2005 50 6 57 26.63
2004 68 7 75 24.7

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