Nissan is a Japanese automotive company, based in Yokohama. It has three car brands, these being Nissan, Infiniti and Datsun. Founded in 1933, the company has been producing cars for over 80 years. You can find the service manuals for many of their popular models as PDFs on this site below.
Browse by Nissan Model (11 in total)
AltimaIn the early 1990s, the Altima replaced the Bluebird as the company's compact car, by the end of the decade it was reclassed as a mid-size car. Sales of the model have continued to grow each decade thanks to the inclusion of new features and technology
Frontier/NavaraThe Nissan Frontier is sold in North America, the Navara is sold almost everywhere else in the world including Europe. These models started off as compact pickup trucks in the 1980s but got reclassified in 2000s as mid-size pickup trucks
MaximaThe Maxima started out life in the early 1980s as a compact car, by the late-1980s it was a mid-size car. It is sold only as a front-wheel-drive 4-door sedan exclusively for the North American market with a V6 in the front of the car powering it
MuranoThe Murano was Nissan's second crossover SUV offering and the first that they marketed in North America, it came as a convertible called the CrossCabriolet briefly. It was introduced for the 2003 model year and has so far gone through 3 generations of design
PathfinderIn the 1980s Nissan introduced the Pathfinder as their compact SUV to rival the likes of the Jeep Cherokee. It was reclassed as a mid-size SUV and then finally as a mid-size crossover SUV as it did away with the off-road equipment in 2012
QashqaiThe Qashqai is a compact crossover SUV launched in 2006 that in recent times has been assembled exclusively in the UK. Since the second generation, it has been rebadged as the Rogue Sport in the USA
QuestIn 1992 Nissan introduced the Quest minivan, an American-assembled car designed for the local market. It was co-developed with Ford and replaced the Vanette minivan. The line ran until the 2017 model year when it was discontinued due to weak demand
SentraWhen the Sentra was launched it sat in the subcompact car classification but in the late-1990s it was reclassed as a compact car. It is still going strong today and regularly sells more than 200,000 units per year in the USA alone
TitanThe Nissan Titan was put into production in 2004 as the company's full-size pickup truck designed for the North American market. It is currently sold with only one choice of engine, a 5.7-liter gasoline V8 mated to a 9-speed automatic transmission
Versa Note2004 brought the Versa Note onto the market, a supermini/mini MPV designed to replace the Almera Tino. It has run through 3 generations of design and is currently only sold as a hybrid using the "e-Power" branded drivetrain
XterraThe Nissan Xterra is a compact SUV that uses the Frontier pickup truck's chassis. Production of the car began in 1999 and over its two generations, the no-thrills SUV won an audience thanks to its affordability. It was discontinued in 2015 due to emissions and safety requirements
In 1914, the first Datsun, the DAT was created. After building this, the company focused its efforts on trucks, mainly for military purposes as well as in response to a terrible earthquake that shattered Japan in 1923.
The Nissan name was first used in 1933. They produced their first car in 1935, after completing the construction plant in 1934. Again, there was a focused effort on military vehicles, and the company focused on trucks and engines for the Japanese army.
Nissan developed the infamous Skyline in 1966, after merging with the Prince Motor Company. This was undoubtedly a turning point for Nissan, who then started to focus on cars for the consumer, as well as supercars.
These cars were available worldwide from the 1950s, and are now a common sight in virtually every developed country.
In need of financial help, Nissan became allied with Renault and Mitsubishi in 1999. This alliance has only continued to grow and has allowed Nissan to develop some of the greatest cars on the market, such as the GTR.
Nissans are produced all over the world. The company has plants in Japan, North America, Brazil and even India. This expanse allows the company to make over 4 million cars every year.
Common problems with Nissan cars include oil leaks. This particularly becomes an issue when the driver doesn’t notice the leak, which can cause major engine problems. Other problems include bad rusting, especially when compared to other car brands.
Finally, Nissan’s with a sunroof fitted have a tendency to be damaged easily. Overall, however, Nissan’s built quality is great and can rival many other big brands.
- Models: 11