really awful
Crashes / Fires:
2 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
29,620 miles

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problem #5

Jan 162021


  • 89,553 miles
This is going to be third time my Titan has broken down on me...this time the seven.light is flashing and I called the service dept.and was advise to drive it on the highway and it should seven.itself...I drove it for 100 miles and still flashing...

- Pinon, AZ, USA

problem #4

Feb 102019


  • 37,000 miles
The contact owns a 2016 Nissan Titan. While attempting to shift from four wheel drive to two wheel drive, the ABS warning indicator illuminated. Also, when the brake pedal was depressed, the wheels locked up. The vehicle was taken to Nissan of reno (865 kietzke ln, reno, nv 89502, (775) 360-4332) where it was diagnosed that the ABS actuator needed to be replaced. The vehicle was not repaired. The manufacturer was made aware of the failure. The failure mileage was 37,000.

- Sparks, NV, USA

problem #3

Feb 062018

Titan 8-cyl Diesel

  • 16,500 miles
Our 2016 Nissan Titan xd was idling on a level carport with the parking brake engaged. No one was in the cab of the truck. I was unloading tools from the back of the truck. After about 5-7 minutes, while I was standing in the bed of the truck, the engine revved and the truck began to roll very slowly backwards. It rolled over a small concrete bump (intended to prevent cars from rolling off the carport), down about a 6 inch step down, across another 10 feet or so of concrete and into the brick wall at the back of the carport. I did not have time to safely jump down, open the truck door and engage the brake. The total distance the truck rolled was less than 10 yards. The tailgate of the truck was damaged badly when it hit the brick wall, but it helped to stop the truck. When I got into the truck to drive it back up onto the parking area of the carport, the parking brake was still engaged. I disengaged it to shift into drive. We have had issues in the past with the engine revving and extremely hard shifting between gears. There is also a heavy smell of exhaust inside the cab of the truck very often. The smell is strong enough to cause headaches. We usually have to crack the window when this happens. It happens intermittently, but often. I am not sure if what happened today was a brake problem, engine problem or transmission problem, but this is an extremely concerning safety issue.

- Springfield, TN, USA

problem #2

Jan 312017


  • 49 miles
When trying to accelerate we put the pedal to the floor and truck will not move at all for sometimes up to 5 mins and that's with us trying to get the truck to go. We have almost been hit several times and we have small children that rides in the truck. We smell fumes in the cab in which I have asthma and again small children which is dangerous to smell. Shifts hard and not always the same, either takes longer to shift or shifts quick. Very jerky when in traffic. The day we got home with the truck we heard a grinding noise when pressing on the brakes.it happens random like the no acceleration. On freeway when accelerating and slowing down back to accelerating there's a horrible lag.our gauge doesn't match with what mikes we have left in the tank.when I go to the dealership they tell me there's no way and that I must be imaging it.this is our only vehicle and I dread putting my kids in the truck.our lives and safety are at risk.scared dealership will act like they checked the problems but really didn't.consitantly having to refill def which a friend said it shouldn't drop that fast. Our fuel mileage has gottten worse since we had it. Dealership wouldn't cover our windshield that cracked out of no where even though we paid for that particular extra option. Dealership lied about it all including our warranty which they talked us down to this truck. Also when turning into a spot or on a street the truck makes a weird noise and the wheel only turned up to 3/4 of the way. Also when starting sometimes it takes the truck longer to start up.

- Apple Valley, CA, USA

problem #1

Jun 202016


  • 5,000 miles
On street, traveling between 30 and 40 mph needed maximum braking, after pushing extremely hard on brake peddle the vehicle did not respond, foot seemed to go to floor, minor slowing with one break (right side)momentarily locking up about five feet from impact, no idea what the cause

- Twentynine Palms, CA, USA