Nissan reviews

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

Jul 17, 2019

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 the largest SUVs on...

Nissan Australia announces 5-year/unlimited km warranty

Apr 01, 2019

Nissan Australia has jumped on board the 5-year warranty plan, announcing today that all of its new vehicles purchased by private buyers will receive the coverage. The coverage is extended from the outgoing 3-year/100,000km warranty,...

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...

Nissan plans expansion in China, production to increase 30%

Aug 21, 2018

Nissan is planning to expand its production capacity in China by more than 30 per cent, according to a report that says the Japanese manufacturer is eyeing off top spot in the rapidly-growing market. 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...

2018 Hyundai Santa Fe vs Nissan Pathfinder: 7-seat SUV comparison

Dec 05, 2017

Looking to buy a large, 7-seat family SUV? Here’s a couple you should be interested in. One offers plush comfort and punchy performance and the other offers sheer practicality and economy. From Hyundai it’s the...

2017 Nissan X-Trail ST review (video)

Oct 26, 2017

Looking to buy a 7-seat SUV? Did you know you don’t necessarily need to step up to the large SUV segment? There are now a number of products in the more popular medium SUV class...

2017 Nissan Navara ST review (video)

Oct 04, 2017

Nissan’s latest D23 Narava is so good, Mercedes-Benz has slapped its badge on it. Except, unlike the Mercedes version (probably), the Narava is priced competitively, offers genuine heavy-duty capability, and comes backed with decades of heritage...