Top 10 cars of Nissan

Top 10 cars of Nissan

1. Nissan GT-R

Nissan introduced a high performance car in 1969 popularly known as Skyline GTR. It was created to maintain Nissan position in the competitive races in Japan. Later on, the model became a legend because of its power and looks. The current Nissan GT-R was introduced in 2007, believed to be the carry forwader of the aura of very famous model Skyline GTR. This powerful machine races to more than 60 mph in less than 3 seconds with Horsepower of 530 PS.This model also showcased many new technologies from Nissan company. The model has large fan following and various clubs spread across the world.

1. Nissan GT-R

2. Nissan Murano

The crossover from Nissan, Murano struck the market by storm with its new look, very different from traditional SUVs. Murano is a sharp looking, sporty and impressive car with daring design.

Murano was introduced in 2002 as a first cross over by Nissan. Sales of Murano started in the United States in 2003 and 2004 in Europe. The Murano launched in 2011 facelift surrounded around grille, LED tailligths, wheels, interior upgrades etc. There are four version of this model: S AWD, SV AWD, SL AWD,  LE AWD. Nissan has a convertible version of Murano too.

3. Nissan Sunny

SUNNY is one of the best selling cars from Nissan till date. Known as Pulsar in Europe, it is a small car launched in 1966. The car has many names, differing based on region of sales and the version. Total combined sales of different verions of Sunny (Pulsar & Sentra) was nearly 16 million.

Nissan SUNNY is still produced mainly for Indian sub continent targetting mid size segment.

4. Nissan Z-Car

Z-car is a series of cars from Nissan, which started from 1969. It is positioned as the car with high performance and design at lower price. In fact, it is one of the best selling, and long lived sports car model across the manufacturers. In this series, Nissan currently has 370Z, the sixth generation Z-car. The model comes with 332 horspower and powered with DOHC V6. Available as coupe or a roadster, its one of the stylish, two seater sports car model available in the market.

5. Nissan S15

Based on Nissan S platform, S15 is one of the best drifting cars from Nissan. The car is powered by SR 20DET, 4 cylinder turbocharged engine. Because of its rear wheel drive, it provides amazing drifting experience.  It is one of the most common drift vehicles in the US that not only delivers best performance but also has good looking features.The new S15 is expected to hit the market in some months.

6. Nissan Xterra

Based on the truck platform, Xterra is a complete off road package. The SUV’s rugged off road capability, coupled with high power and torque delivers best driving experience for off-raod as well as on-road adventures.

It is powered by 4.0 liter 265 horsepower  V6 engine boosting high performance.  Further, the vehicle also offers plenty of utility and space, which is required by off roaders. Xterra is very popular among younger population who are interested in sports utility vehicles with four wheel drive option.

Nissan Xterra comes in three variants: X, S, and off-road-focused PRO-4X models.

7. Nissan Leaf electric vehicle

Launched in December 2010, ‘Leaf’ is a 100 percent electric car by Nissan. It is one of the very few mass produced electrical vehicles in the world. Recently, Kelly Blue Book, one of the largest automotive vehicle valuation companies in the US, has named Leaf as ‘the top green vehicle of 2011.

The amount of publicity ‘Leaf’ has got is majorly due its superior electric specification and the ‘Nissan’ brand name. There are currently around 500 of these cars on road, but the number is expected to grow exponentially in the coming days with the huge build up of booking list of more than 20,000 resversation for the vehicle.

Nissn Leaf is one of the most fuel effecient electrical vehicle available today in the market. It provides approximately 100 miles per gallon equivalent mileage. Only Chevy Volt comes near  with  93 miles per gallon equivalent, while others are way below with less than 50.

8. Nissan Micra

A supermini from Nissan, Micra’s was launched in 1982. In many countries it is known as Nissan March. Affordability, quality and drivability are the unique selling propositions for this model. Small wheels, short wheelbase, compactness helps to achieve this.  Because of easy city movability, the model is popular among students, old people, etc. Global sales of Micra have crossed more than 6 million.

The current fourth generation Micra is built in India, Mexico, China and Thailand and exported to more than 160 countries. The new Micra DIG-S is equiped with 80 horsepower.

This iconic city car was recently launched in india in both diesel and petrol versions.

9. Nissan Altima

Altima is one of the affordable sedans from Nissan. This flagship sedan is one of the top selling models for Nissan across the globe. The value offered by this model to its customers in terms of desing, features and performance made it one of the top selling models.Recently, it is crowned as best selling sedan in the United States. The car was first introduced in 1992 and totally redisgned model was launched in 1998. It is considered to be the continuation of Nissan’s Bluebird model that was started in 1960s.

Currently, Altima is available in coupe and sedan body styles and three verions, 2.5, 2.5 S, 3.5 SR.It comes with two engine types, one with 175 horsepower and other with 270 horsepower.  This fourth generation model also comes as a hybird version.

10. Nissan Qashqai

Launched in 2007, Qashqai is emering as one of the top selling cars for Nissan. The compact crossover SUV, is known as Dualis in some countries. The car was named after an Iranien desert dwelling normadic tribes. The car offers ruggedness, space, and comes with an advanced electronic four wheel drive system.

The 2011 model of Qashqai comes with new exterior and interior designs and new front shape, among other facelifts.