Dodge Charger or Nissan Maxima

By Alex Leanse – MotorTrend Although the Dodge Charger and Nissan Maxima adopt a similar form factor, these full-size sedans go about their business in very different ways. The Maxima takes a more luxurious approach to its features and appointments while still trying to be fun to drive. Meanwhile, the Charger emphasizes power and performance moreContinue Reading

2021 Nissan Kicks

By: Jeff Perez – Motor1 We have a lot of love for the little Nissan Kicks. The pint-sized crossover has a big driving personality, approachable styling, and great standard safety features. Now Nissan has further improved the Kicks for 2021 with a facelift (akin to its overseas sibling) and more standard features. TheContinue Reading

Nissan Leaf Plus Driving Notes

By: Jeff Perez Published by: Brandon Turkus – Motor1 The Nissan Leaf still has what it takes to compete in this now-tougher segment. Even with a mere 73 miles of range, the original Nissan Leaf was a pioneer. It was one of the first mass-market electric vehicles you could buy here in theContinue Reading

2022 Nissan Ariya EV SUV

By Aaron Gold – MotorTrend The Nissan Ariya – This Murano-like electric SUV will take on the Tesla Model Y and Ford Mustang Mach E. Nope, this isn’t a concept car—it’s the production version of the Nissan Ariya electric SUV shown at last year’s Tokyo Motor Show, and it’s coming toContinue Reading


By: Jeff Perez – Motor1 The Nissan Frontier is one of the oldest vehicles on sale today – the current model debuted all the way back in 2004. But Nissan is going back to the drawing board, the company promising a more modern, better-looking truck for 2021. And it needs to be goodContinue Reading

2020 Nissan Frontier Pro

By Scott Evans – Words, Jade Nelson – Photos – MotorTrend Every pickup on the market offers four-wheel drive, or in the case of the Honda Ridgeline and some Chevrolet Silverados, all-wheel drive— learn the difference here. Nearly all of them also offer a specific off-roading package of parts, and a few offer extreme off-roadContinue Reading


By Christian Seabaugh – Words, William Walker – Photos – MotorTrend Nissan hopes simplicity is the key to improve the Titan truck. In the automotive world, there’s perhaps no buyer more fiercely loyal than pickup truck buyers. Ford F-150 buyers buy F-150s, Ram 1500 buyers buy Rams, and Chevrolet Silverado 1500 buyers buy, you guessed it,Continue Reading

2020 Nissan GT-R Nismo

By: Jeff Perez – Motor1 The Nissan GT-R is so old (how old is it?) that when it debuted in 2008, McLaren wasn’t anywhere near the tour de force the brand is currently. These days, the British manufacturer offers two excellent alternatives to Nissan’s supercar – the 570S and the 720S – as well asContinue Reading