Nissan

Tests and Features

All Nissan reviews
Test Drives2019 Nissan 370Z NISMO: Endangered Species
Twenty years from now, or even sooner, autonomous and electric vehicles will take up a significant portion of our roadways, and people will start losing interest in driving. No one likes being stuck in traffic, and as long as humans drive cars and cause accidents by distraction or lack of …
First Drives2019 Nissan Altima: Finally Standing Out
After years of declining Altima sales in Canada, Nissan has finally taken the bull by the horns. 2019 sees not only the arrival of the sixth generation of this midsize sedan, but also the addition of all-wheel drive. Finally some Competition for the Subaru Legacy! In the midsize sedan segment, …
First Drives2018 Nissan Kicks: Urban Star
MONTREAL, Quebec – Let’s face it; the automobile landscape is changing to fit our lifestyles and society. Cars are getting generally smaller for urban use, they’re much more fuel efficient because it’s good both for the environment and our wallet, and the younger generation of car buyers—a shrinking number, unfortunately—doesn’t …
Spotlight on2018 Nissan Kicks: we’re Driving it This Week!
It was unveiled at the Montreal Auto Show last January, and we’ll finally get to drive it this week. The 2018 Nissan Kicks will soon be on sale, positioned at the bottom rung of the Japanese brand’s SUV ladder. The Kicks is equipped with a 1.6-litre four-cylinder engine that develops …
First Drives2018 Nissan LEAF: The People's Electric Car
OTTAWA, Ontario – Two hundred and forty two kilometres. That’s how much range you’ll get from the 2018 Nissan LEAF with its new 40-kWh battery. That number seems to trigger many reactions whenever we talk about the car. Whether it is on our social media pages or directly in person …
Spotlight onWe're Heading to Ottawa to Drive the 2018 Nissan LEAF (Again)
The Nissan LEAF was entirely redesigned for the 2018 model year and is currently available in small quantities in dealerships. Last December, we had a chance to drive it in California before the car went on sale. Now, it’s Nissan Canada’s turn to invite us to the nation’s capital for …
Test Drives2018 Nissan Armada: Canyonero
It’s easy to see the Nissan Armada as a big rolling joke. In a world where the entire industry speaks of electrification, downsizing and reducing our carbon footprint, the sheer idea of a near-6000-pound, V8-powered, body-on-frame SUV does indeed seem somewhat ridiculous. The most ironic thing here is that although …
Special EventsNissan 370Zki: Hot-rod Snowmobile
It must be fun to work in one of Nissan’s marketing teams. They have the creative liberty and the funds to come up with unique, off-the-wall vehicles that will end up drawing attention to the brand and its product lineup. To prove that their vehicles aren’t afraid of winter, the …

News

All Nissan news
NewsNissan GT-R50 by Italdesign: Production Confirmed!
The Japanese automaker has just confirmed that the GT-R50 by Italdesign—which boasts bodywork penned by the Italian design firm—will be produced in limited quantity. As a matter of fact, only 50 units of the supercar will be sold for global consumption, and Nissan promises that the body is practically unchanged …
Los Angeles2019 Nissan Maxima: Sharper Design
In the current context, we’re wondering what the future holds for a car such as the Maxima. Not that it isn’t interesting, but simply because it’s part of a vehicle segment that’s in a downward spiral. It’s far from being the brand’s flagship, sitting in a class of its own …
Los AngelesNissan Unveils the 2019 Murano
Nissan chose the Los Angeles Auto Show to unveil the 2019 Murano, which benefits from a mild styling revision. Introduced in its first generation back in 2003, the Murano boasts a reworked front fascia for the 2019 model year, which includes a more pronounced V-Motion grille as well as new …
NewsAuto Titan Carlos Ghosn Arrested over Financial Misconduct
Nissan chairman Carlos Ghosn, one of the world's best-known businessmen, was reportedly under arrest in Japan on Monday in a shocking fall from grace linked to allegations of financial misconduct. Japan's public broadcaster NHK and other media outlets said Ghosn had been arrested after being questioned by Japanese prosecutors for …
NewsA Museum for the Datsun brand. Datsun?
The Datsun brand was renamed Nissan in the 1980s, but a few years ago, it came back to life in order to sell very affordable cars in emerging markets across Europe, Asia and Africa. However, we never forgot Datsun’s classic models such as the 240Z coupe, the 510 family and …
NewsNissan Admits Misconduct in Emissions and Fuel Economy Measurement
While Volkswagen is trying hard to turn the page nearly three years after Dieselgate broke out, Nissan this week released a statement confessing to some misconduct in the final inspection process of its vehicles built in Japan. This follows extensive compliance checks of various parts of the manufacturer’s operations including …
ElectricSay Hello to the Nissan LEAF Open Car… Convertible!
In Tokyo, during a forum celebrating the 100,000-unit sales milestone of the Nissan LEAF since it was introduced in 2010, the automaker presented a special car for the occasion. In front of about 100 people, including government officials and company executives who were participating in a discussion to create a …

Videos

All Nissan videos
2000
Motoring TV 2000 Episode 4
Women auto seminar 2000 Nissan Xterra Aston Martin DB7 Saab Viggen Bill Gardiner on cold weather and engines Jim Kenzie on the womens seminar.
2000
Motoring TV 2000 Episode 14
Geneva Auto Show 2001 Nissan Pathfinder LE 2000 Hyundai Accent Renault Avantime Smart Car Bill Gardiner on switching to synthetic oil we may see more European cars in N.A.'s future.
Video Reviews
Why is the Nissan Micra the best buy in its category?
Subcompact cars have rapidly evolved in recent years, offering more refinement, comfort and options than ever before. But at what price? We believe subcompact cars must remain affordable, simple and easy to maintain, and the Nissan Micra checks all these boxes. It also happens to be super fun to drive, …
2001
Motoring TV 2001 Episode 20
Operation Intersection 2001 Nissan Sentra SE tips on washing your vehicle cop helps woman who gets cut off police employ new high-tech cruisers Bill Gardiner on after-market customizing new technologies detect lethal interior heat.
2001
Motoring TV 2001 Episode 25
Nissan's revival 2001 Kia Magentis/Mazda MP3/Protege5 dangers of over-inflation David Webb and his Rolls Royce Bill Gardiner on new viscosity oil Quebec politician wants car speed to be limited to 100km.
2002
Motoring TV 2002 Episode 9
2002 Nissan Altima 2002 Kia Sedona reserve power in today's batteries can vary Mazda RX8 dirty or improper air filters can cause major engine damage BMW's 7-Series is loaded with technology - good or bad?