Nissan reviews

2020 Nissan Patrol Ti review (video)

Apr 19, 2020

The big beast is back for another model year. This time the Y62 Nissan Patrol receives a significant facelift. The most significant ever, in fact. But is it enough to win the hearts of modern...

2020 Nissan GT-R 50th Anniversary Edition review (video)

Jan 28, 2020

This isn’t some new-kid-on-the-block showoff that has just entered the scene thinking it’s the best. The Nissan GT-R is a veteran. An expert at sports car-ing. It has been in this game for a long...

2020 Nissan 370Z 50th Anniversary Edition review (video)

Jan 23, 2020

There aren’t many iconic cars on sale anymore. Not affordable ones, anyway. Most of the cool stuff has seemingly been flushed out by new crossovers and SUVs due to a shift in customer demand. The...

2019 Nissan LEAF review (video)

Dec 10, 2019

In the green world of electric vehicles, the Nissan LEAF was one of the first mass-produced cars to lay out the foundation. First launched in 2010, it is now in its second generation. For 2019,...

2019 Nissan Navara N-TREK review (video)

Nov 27, 2019

Before Nissan Australia goes all nuts-out with the N-TREK Warrior hardcore 4×4 Navara, the 2019 Navara N-TREK has been introduced as a neat intermediate step. Is it enough to keep buyers tempted? Let’s have a...

2019 Nissan Patrol vs Toyota LandCruiser: Large SUV comparison (video)

Jul 17, 2019

SPECS PACKAGE DRIVE VERDICT These two have been battling it out for decades. Originally, they were the quintessential ‘four-wheel drive’. Over the years the Nissan Patrol and Toyota LandCruiser have morphed into becoming two of...

2018 Nissan Juke Nismo RS review (video)

Jan 23, 2019

Welcome to the third Nismo model in Nissan’s Australian lineup. It might not hold as much street cred as its brothers, namely the 370Z Nismo and the mighty GT-R Nismo. But make no mistake, the...

2018 Nissan Qashqai review – N-TEC & ST-L (video)

Aug 08, 2018

Nissan Australia has applied a refresh for the MY2018 Qashqai, which sees some nice updates to the interior and exterior to help make it more competitive in the increasingly popular segment. Just as we were...

2018 Nissan Navara ST-X review

Jun 18, 2018

The 2018 Nissan Navara Series III comes with some impressive updates that are aimed to make the Thailand-built ute a more enjoyable drive. Some models now come with added safety tech, including a 360-degree camera...

2018 Nissan 370Z review (video)

May 30, 2018

The Nissan 370Z was one of the first cars we reviewed at PerformanceDrive, way back when we launched in 2011. Move along to the present and we’ve been thrown the keys to a 2018 Nissan...

2018 Nissan Patrol Ti-L review (video)

May 15, 2018

Do you need an SUV with more interior space than a house? Perhaps you also want the power of god almighty to effortlessly propel you across any terrain that you come across? Well, here is...

2018 Nissan 370Z Nismo review (video)

Jan 17, 2018

As usual in Australia, we might have received a cool car too late. This is the Nissan 370Z Nismo, which, in some form or another, has been on sale overseas since 2009. Can it hold...