Tag Archives: Nissan

Recall madness: Honda, Nissan, Mazda . . . airbags

The Honda Element is part of the latest recall of 3 million cars for faulty airbags.

Honda, Nissan and Mazda combined are recalling about 1.3 million cars in North America and more than 3 million globally for faulty airbags manufactured by the Takata Corp. Honda is recalling 1.02 million Civic, CR-V, Odyssey and Element models manufactured between April 2000 and October 2002. Nissan is recalling 228,00 vehicles. Mazda is recalling about ... Read More »

Consumer Reports ruthless in 2013 worst cars list

The 2013 Chevrolet Spark is among Consumer Reports' worst cars of 2013.

Consumer Reports annually releases many car lists, best to worst, most efficient to gas guzzlers, unheralded vehicles to those to avoid. The organization’s most dubious list is its Worst of the Year collection. Consumer Reports reviewed more than 80 vehicles is 2013. Two cars from Nissan and Mitsubishi made the top-10 worst list in 2013. ... Read More »

CAR REVIEW: 2014 Nissan Versa Note: Roomy, good value

The 2014 Nissan Versa Note has huge front headlights.

The Nissan Versa debuted in 2007 and it’s firmly in the mix with a good chunk of quality sub-compacts in a highly competitive segment. For 2014, the Nissan Versa Note is the hatchback version of the Versa sedan. The Weekly Driver Test Drive My weekly driver was the Nissan Versa Note’s top-line SV trim. It ... Read More »

Top-10 cars in 2013 no one is buying

The 2013 Volvo C30 hasn't sold well and has been discontinued.

Competition in the auto industry is ever-intensifying. Or at least it seems that way. As a result, more vehicles have become better cars and fewer cars are outright bad. But how fast cars sell or don’t sell is a good indicator of what cars customers want and don’t want. New cars in 2013 have spent ... Read More »