hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
78,891 miles

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problem #86

May 242019


  • 118,000 miles
Labor day last year, we were driving down an old rural road, just got done passing a car and then our Rogue sounded like it revving the engine, then next thing we know it died at 65 mph with only 102,000 miles on it. $1000 engine later we fixed it. Now, last week on my way to work, trying to get up to 60 mph on highway and it revs up to 4 grand and will not shift. We limp it home. Thought needed tranny fluid so we add some. That Friday we take on a 2 1/2 road trip, we had to slow down to 40 mph for construction and then accelerate when construction was done. The car would not accelerate it revved up to 4 grand again. When we tried to get up a hill, on a freeway mind you, we had the gas pedal pegged and it climbed the hill at 20 mph. This was on a freeway very dangerous!! we limped it to a gas station and parked for awhile to get it cooled down. When to move it and absolutely no acceleration it would not move. Nissan she recall this whole damn car and give us our money back. The cvt is junk and they have recalled prior years. 2012 and newer need to be recalled as well.

- Okanogan, WA, USA

problem #85

Apr 232019


  • miles
My cars transmission is making a weird raining sound when I turn it in and drive it, I know there is a recall for Nissan cars for the cvt transmission wondering if mine is covered.

- West Haven, CT, USA

problem #84

Apr 082019


  • miles
This happened backing onto a public street. The vehicle wouldn't move in a continuous movement forward or backward. The vehicle moved as though the transmission was slipping.

- Belleville, IL, USA

problem #83

Apr 092019


  • 79,000 miles
I was hearing a strange noise when I would take my foot off the excelerator I would hear any loud fluttering sound. Brought it into Nissan service. I was told it was the front differential case. As a researched I found that this is a common problem in my vehicle that ended up as a dangerous problem. Although mine was caught before I had a serious accident they cost for a repair is over $3500. If this is a common problem why is Nissan still putting these cars on the road with this problem?

- New Kensington, PA, USA

problem #82

Apr 022019


  • 100,000 miles
The contact owns a 2012 Nissan Rogue. While driving various speeds, the vehicle stalled without warning. The failure occurred intermittently. The vehicle was towed to rockland Nissan (608 NY-303, blauvelt, NY 10913, (845) 358-6700) where it was diagnosed that the continuously variable transmission needed to be repaired. The vehicle was not repaired. The manufacturer was made aware of the failure. The failure mileage was 100,000. The VIN was unavailable.

- New City, NY, USA

problem #81

Mar 292019


  • 65,000 miles
While traveling on the interstate between 70-80mph my vehicle dropped to 60mph and would not accelerate past 60mph, then when pulling off an exit scared it wouldn't go past 20mph. This put my son and I's safety at serious risk with having no control over acceleration. I got to a mechanic which did a diagnostic and told me it was torque converter with transmission. The car only has 65K miles. This is insane to have these issues and clearly this needs to be a recall. I fortunately purchased a transmission warranty. Waiting to see what the total damage is. This should absolutely be a safety recall.

- Charlotte, NC, USA

problem #80

Mar 222019


  • 43,772 miles
When running make a big raddling noise and gets loud when driving. So stopped driving

- Homestead, FL, USA

problem #79

Feb 152019

Rogue 4-cyl

  • 125,000 miles
Nissan installed defective cvt transmissions in several vehicles between 2010-2016. My 2012 Nissan Rogue is included in that. I am now being told that I need a new transmission, and Nissan is refusing to replace. It. my vehicle starts fine, but the transmission has failed. After looking online, I've found numerous other complaints of the same issue, and I feel there needs to be a further investigation, and recall on this cvt transmission. The vehicle starts, but when you try and accelerate, the rpms go up, but nothing happens, then it will screech and lurch forward. I had to have it towed to the dealership, who confirmed that it was a problem with the transmission. The salesperson at the dealership advised me that Nissan was aware of the problem with the older cvt transmissions, and have fixed it in the new 2019 models. This is a serious safety issue, as my transmission failed in the middle of traffic, with no warning. Please see attached links for several other complaints, and class action lawsuits, involving Nissan's cvt transmission. Https://www.carcomplaints.com/news/2017/Nissan-transmission-cvt-class-action-lawsuit.shtml https://www.carcomplaints.com/news/2017/Nissan-Sentra-transmission-lawsuit-cvt.shtml https://www.bing.com/videos/search"Q=Nissan+cvt+transmission+recall&view=detail&mid=9601ad52E8942082ed5E9601ad52E8942082ed5E&form=vire https://www.bing.com/videos/search?Q=Nissan+cvt+transmission+recall&&view=detail&mid=7ca24C6681D6cb4D8E857ca24C6681D6cb4D8E85&&form=vdrvrv https://www.bing.com/videos/search"Q=Nissan+cvt+transmission+recall&&view=detail&mid=F6F3872811235235F1dcf6F3872811235235F1dc&&form=vdrvrv information redacted pursuant to the Freedom Of Information Act (FOIA), 5 U.S.C. 552(B)(6).

- Anchorage, AK, USA

problem #78

Dec 022017


  • 83,200 miles
The contact owns a 2012 Nissan Rogue. While driving approximately 55 mph, the vehicle failed to accelerate above 55 mph. The vehicle was driven to Nissan of elk grove (8599 laguna grove dr, elk grove, ca 95757) where it was diagnosed that the transmission needed to be replaced. The vehicle was not repaired. The manufacturer was not notified of the failure. The approximate failure mileage was 83,200.

- Sacramento, CA, USA

problem #77

Feb 012018


  • 80,000 miles
I have a cvt transmission problem, this should be a recall. My car should not need a new transmission. Aamco is telling me I will need one so I took it to the dealership where I bought it, they ran codes and said nothing was wrong but I needed a over $1200 external cooing system and it is under warranty and then I get a call and its not. I took it to there other dealership and the salesperson and mechanic said there was a problem...it started out loosing power and driving down the road thats kinda scary. I know there are other complaints out there about this and I need to know what to do....

- Ooltewah, TN, USA

problem #76

Mar 012017


  • miles
Vehicle had cvt transmission failure at 90,000 miles. Car speed uncontrollable between slow or too fast on the highway. Nissan dealer indicated transmission was failing, but would not replace it. I filed with Nissan consumer services to check vehicle since cvt transmission failures are being repaired by other car manufacturers. Nissan has refused to address the issue and mechanic agreed this is a failure on the company's side. I had to replace the transmission at a cost of $6,000 and there are still issues with the boot and front case transfers that are not working properly. I'm requesting for Nissan to issue a recall against faulty cvt transmissions and replace these since these are dangerous on the highway.

- Rockville, MD, USA

problem #75

Nov 272018


  • 123,000 miles
I was driving on the highway at about 60 mph when suddenly the acceleration dropped down to 10-20 mph in traffic with other cars speeding toward me. I tried to accelerate but could not -- putting myself and fellow motorists in grave danger. I could barely make the car go 10 to 20 mph to make it to an off ramp to try to get to safety. My 2012 Nissan Rogue transmission failed. There is a repeated history of transmission failure by Nissan including the Rogue. Nissan is aware of the problem and extended warranty to cover some years and models for this problem. They have not covered others yet there are repeated complaints. Nissan is fully aware of the problem yet has put myself and other motorists at risk. I called the nearest Nissan repair service center to tell them a tow truck would be brining my Nissan there. I barely started to explain what happened and immediately the service center person said he knew what it was the transmission and asked for my VIN so he could see if it was covered by the extra warranty Nissan granted some models. It did not. It will cost $5,400 to replace transmission and complete repairs which I will ask the service center to complete. However, a recall should be placed on 2012 Nissan Rogues for this issue. This problem is putting people's lives at risk.

- Mahtomedia, MN, USA

problem #74

Nov 232018


  • 86,000 miles
Without prior warning, including absence of dashboard warning/trouble lights, the car with ~86K miles lost power while accelerating through a traffic light per "limp mode" response to transmission (cvt) failure.

- Noblesville, IN, USA

problem #73

Oct 202018


  • 107 miles
In 2016 I purchased a 2012 Nissan Rogue from a dealership with 80,000 miles. After three years (107,000 miles)the transmission blew out. My wife was driving on to the ramp of I85 in ga, vehicle in motion, when the transmission failed. I contacted Nissan to resolve this issue as they told me that unless it showed neglect on my behalf, they would they be willing to help. They explained to me to bring the Rogue to he nearest dealership to do a diagnostics test. When I went to turn on the car to take to dealership, the car would not drive. The car was only able to drive in reverse. I had to call a tow truck to tow it to the dealership. After about a week of the vehicle sitting in the Nissan dealership, Nissan Consumer Affairs contacted me back as they made a decision to deny helping me. This is completely unacceptable as the car is only 6 years old. I have researched the history of Nissan Rogue and it seems that they have had issues with this in the past. They informed me that my car was no longer under warranty and the total expense would be my duty. This car is not safe to drive. I was informed by Nissan Consumer Affairs to file a complaint as to explain what happened. I know that this has been a problem with Nissan in the past years. Nissan should be responsible for making this car is to drive and built to last. Nissan should stand behind their product.

- Buford, GA, USA

problem #72

Oct 242018


  • 88,000 miles
Transmission failed after only 88000 miles on a city street

- Taunton, MA, USA

problem #71

Oct 192018


  • 145,000 miles
I own a 2012 Nissan Rogue. I purchased it used in 2015 with approximately 60,000 miles on it. In about April of 2018 I started experiencing the car not accelerating after driving on the expressway. I would be driving 65-75 mph and suddenly the car would slow down and not accelerate. This is in heavy traffic mind you. I would pull over and sit for about 15-20 minutes. After that time I would restart the car and the car would drive as if nothing happened. I would experience this each time I would get on the expressway after driving for about 50-60 minutes. I took it to my mechanic and he told me the transmission was failing. I could not get another car due to the fact that I am in the middle of paying for this car and owe too much to trade it. In July 2018 I did not have to travel the expressway as much. I thought that I could continue to drive the car thinking if I didn't travel that far I may be ok until I get the car paid down some more. To my surprise that just did not happen. In August 2018 I started hearing a knocking sound and took it back to the mechanic to find out that the drive shaft was bad. Some of his customers brought their Nissan Rogue's to him with the same problem. The problem is very expensive to fix and a used part may not be the answer due to the fact that all of the Rogue's are having the same problem. Well, at this point I am without transportation. The knocking turned into a loud noise coming from the bottom of the car, as if everything underneath was on the verge of falling off. I cannot drive the car and had to have it towed to my home because the mechanic cannot find a suitable used part to replace the problem and I cannot afford to have the problem fixed with a new part. So I also am paying for a car that I cannot drive. Nissan really needs to do something about this problem, as it is a defect from the manufacturer.

- Galloway, NJ, USA

problem #70

Oct 202018


  • 76,920 miles
The vehicle at 76K miles started to experience slipping while driving and the check engine light came on. The car additionally struggled to obtain speed when starting from idle, stopped at red lights, stop signs, etc. And would jolt forwarded. The car sent back a P0700 code for transmission issues with additional codes for shifting errors. After taking it to two mechanics and being 2 years outside of the models with extended 10 year warranties and 1 year outside of the 5 year warranty I have to pay $4500 for a new transmission out of pocket. The cvt problems after 2010 models are clearly not fix and the vehicle is unsafe to drive with myself or my family. The fact there is not an extended warranty on newer models or a recall on the transmissions in unacceptable. This very easily could have ended in an accident or injury.

- Johnston, RI, USA

problem #69

Oct 222018


  • 79,000 miles
This car is notorious for cvt transmission problems. Nissan has already extended warranties for Rogues prior to 2010, but of course mine is a newer 2012 model. On multiple occasions when attempting to accelerate, the car has basically shut off. Once, after getting off the ramp from 288 to hull street, I attempted to accelerate up a slight hill and the car just would not go to the point where I had my foot floored and nothing. I let off, was able to pull to the side of the road where it shook then shut off. I had the car towed to a local repair shop where they weren't able to find anything wrong. Just today, I was driving 65 down the highway and attempted to accelerate just to get infront of another car to prepare for the upcoming exit and mid pushing down on the gas pedal... it just stops going. I was luckily able to get into the right lane again and pull over to the car shakes then shuts off. I let it sit for about 15 minutes, and was able to start it back up and go without seemingly without a problem again. This is my family vehicle. I am afraid this is going to happen to me one day in major traffic and cause an incident possibly hurting me, my family or others. I have read many forums with hundreds of people having this same issue. Something really needs to be done about it from Nissan. These cars are not safe to drive, but I am basically stuck in a car loan I can't get out of. I have no choice.

- Midlothian, VA, USA

problem #68

Jul 102018


  • miles
Airbag malfunction light is on, dealership tells me they don't know what it means, just that it should be replaced. Could mean that my airbag will not deploy, could mean that it will deploy randomly. My warranty did not cover it, Nissan will not fix it. It is $1300 and I have another huge problem with my car: My transmission is going out for the second time and my car is at 102,000 miles. Warranty covered it the first time, just ended in July and I am told that Nissan only covers new transmissions for 1 year or 12,000 miles. This car is a lemon. A transmission should not go out twice in 100,000 miles. An airbag malfunction should be covered, this is my safety.

- Modesto, CA, USA

problem #67

Jul 012017


  • 47,000 miles
After an hour of driving on the free way the car started deacclerating and the speed wouldn┐T go above 50 even when I step all the way on the gas pedal

- Houston, TX, USA

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