Ranking 51 Nissan Generations

Sorting models by their generation gives us a clearer picture of common problems across a group of similar vehicles. From there, we can assign scores to each generation to give you a basic picture of which to consider and those to avoid. The higher the score, the faster you should run away.

Rank Model Gen PainRank
51st Altima Gen 5 48.44
50th Altima Gen 3 40.71
49th Maxima Gen 6 36.73
48th Altima Gen 4 34.3
47th Pathfinder Gen 3 32.88
46th Rogue Gen 1 28.28
45th Versa Gen 1 27.88
44th Rogue Gen 2 23.24
43rd Murano Gen 1 22.4
42nd Xterra Gen 2 16.7
41st Murano Gen 2 15.61
40th Quest Gen 3 15.54
39th Frontier Gen 2 15.29
38th Pathfinder Gen 4 14.87
37th Sentra Gen 5 14.04
36th Sentra Gen 6 12.81
35th Sentra Gen 4 11.35
34th Altima Gen 2 11.07
33rd Versa Note Gen 2 10.77
32nd Versa Gen 2 10.21
31st Maxima Gen 7 9.59
30th Titan Gen 1 8.5
29th Juke Gen 1 6.72
28th Murano Gen 3 6.08
27th Xterra Gen 1 6.05
26th Maxima Gen 5 5.96
25th NV200 Gen 1 5.09
24th Armada Gen 1 4.85
23rd Quest Gen 4 4.51
22nd Maxima Gen 8 4.4
21st 350Z Gen 5 4.12
20th Frontier Gen 1 3.55
19th Leaf Gen 1 3.45
18th Pathfinder Hybrid Gen 4 3.0
17th Altima Hybrid Gen 4 2.75
16th Pathfinder Gen 2 2.71
15th 370Z Gen 6 2.67
14th Altima Gen 1 1.79
13th Quest Gen 2 1.66
12th Maxima Gen 4 1.62
11th Maxima Gen 3 1.51
10th Sentra Gen 2 1.19
9th Sentra Gen 3 1.17
8th Titan Gen 2 0.75
7th GT-R Gen 1 0.75
6th Pathfinder Gen 1 0.37
5th Quest Gen 1 0.31
4th Maxima Gen 2 0.13
3rd Armada Gen 2 0.0
2nd Rogue Hybrid Gen 2 0.0
1st Sentra Gen 1 0.0