really awful
Crashes / Fires:
4 / 1
Injuries / Deaths:
3 / 0
Average Mileage:
38,990 miles

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2010 Nissan Rogue seat belts / air bags problems

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2010 Nissan Rogue Owner Comments

problem #14

Jun 012016


  • 38,000 miles


The contact owns a 2010 Nissan Rogue. While operating the vehicle, the driver side air bag sensor light flashed off and on. The vehicle was taken to the dealer where it was diagnosed that the air bag sensor failed and needed to be replaced. The manufacturer was not notified of the failure. The failure mileage was 38,000.

- Poughkeetsie, NY, USA

problem #13

May 062013


  • 55,000 miles
We travel to orlando which is a 3 hour drive we go 4 times a year and the Rogue fails on us at least 4 times every trip. After an hour on the highway are vehicle struggles to accelerate we go from 80 to 60 and car feels like it struggles with the pedel to the floor. Also when the ac is on and we are at a light the car trys to stall. And the airbags are defective the airbag on the passenger side doesn't recognize anyone in the seat and the one on the dash just blinks. I'm afraid they won't deploy if in an accident. First and last nissian will ever buy. The loss of acceleration I think is a death waiting to happen big hazard. We have this vehicle for three years and same problem from day one

- Margate, FL, USA

problem #12

Apr 212016


  • 16,000 miles
The contact owns a 2010 Nissan Rogue. While driving 20 mph, the air bag warning light began to flicker on and off. The vehicle was taken to the dealer where it was diagnosed that the coil spring inside the air bag inflator needed to be replaced. The vehicle was repaired. The manufacturer was notified of the failure. The approximate failure mileage was 16,000.

- Hampton, VA, USA

problem #11

Jun 012014


  • 50,000 miles


Air bag warning light flashes continuously on dash. Air bag system indicator says that air bags are off. Have been told by Nissan that sensor is bad and requires more than $2000 for repair/replacement.

- Neptune Beach, FL, USA

problem #10

Jan 012014


  • 30,000 miles
Passenger air bag sensor not working properly¿will randomly stop working with 175lb passenger but yet works with 30lb bag placed on seat. Vehicle is in motion and can happen on city streets as well as highway speeds. This issue is still occurring. The car was purchased used with 30,000 miles in January 2014. Most of the time I do not have a passenger but I'd like them to be protected when I do.

- Tucson, AZ, USA

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problem #9

Jul 082015


  • 55,056 miles
Both lights on the dash came on showing the air bag would not work if the Rogue was involved in a accident. I took the Rogue to the local dealership and was advised that the censor's in the passenger seat were not working and would not deploy. The dealership cleared the codes and retested and the lights on the dash went out. Three days later they came back on. I went back to the dealership and was advise that the censor's would need to be replaced. I then took the Rogue to another dealership. I advised them of what was done at the previous dealership and was told that was the proper procedure. I was also ask who rode the front passenger seat and what their weight was. I advised them my wife rode in the passenger seat 99% of the time and 126 lbs. Was her weight. I was then told her weight could be part of the problem" I needed to get the system fixed because it was a safety problem??"

- Strasburg, OH, USA

problem #8

May 122015


  • 98,810 miles


The contact owns a 2010 Nissan Rogue. While driving 45 mph, the air bag light remained illuminated and the horn and radio failed. The vehicle was not diagnosed or repaired. The manufacturer was made aware of the failure. The failure mileage was 98,810.

- Las Vegas , NV, USA

problem #7

Sep 172014

Rogue 4-cyl

  • 42,000 miles
Air bags deployed late in collision causing head of driver after hitting steering wheel to be thrown back causing injury to driver.

- Oak Creek, WI, USA

problem #6

Oct 302013


  • 60,000 miles
The contact owns a 2010 Nissan Rogue. The contact stated that while driving approximately 65 mph, the passenger's side air bag warning indicator illuminated intermittently. The vehicle was taken to an authorized dealer where the front passenger's side occupancy sensor was reprogrammed. The failure persisted after the repair. The vehicle was taken back to the dealer for the second time where the contact was informed that the entire air bag system would need to be replaced due to the faulty front passenger's occupancy sensor. The vehicle had not been repaired. The manufacturer was not notified of the problem. The approximate failure mileage was 60,000.

- Monticello, KY, USA

problem #5

Aug 112013


  • 75,000 miles
My car was parked in the driveway. I had arrived home at 3:30pm on a Saturday. The next morning at 10:00am, I went to my car to find that something had exploded inside. There had been a significant amount of fire damage to the front passenger's side, including the glove compartment, the dash, and the location of the airbag. My best guess as to what happened is that the airbag exploded (not deployed), causing a fire, which damaged the electrical system, and caused a lot of cosmetic damage. There is no evidence of the airbag, other than some springs, it does not look like it simply deployed. The insurance company has deemed it a total loss. I feel that this is something that Nissan should cover, not me or my insurance company. But I cannot determine what actually happened or how to pursue legal action against them. Thankfully, no one was injured. I have no idea why the dire was self-contained, and the entire car didn't explode.

- Dallas, TX, USA

problem #4

May 122012

Rogue 4-cyl

  • 21,000 miles


Airbag system goes off (indicator light come on) while having a passenger weight about 115lb in the front passenger seat. Called Nissan and was told the weight limit for sensor to come on is around 110lb. Service person suggested shifting the position or posture of the passenger would resolve. It is bad idea to have your love ones who is round 110 lb not to be able to sit in the front. Nissan should have brought this up before we bought the car.

- Daly City, CA, USA

problem #3

Sep 012011


  • miles
Needless airbag deployment. Failed to inflate. Inadvertent deployment.

- Corpus Christi, TX, USA

problem #2

Mar 052011


  • 5,000 miles
The contact owns a 2010 Nissan Rogue. The contact was traveling 35 mph when she crashed into the rear of another vehicle from the front driver side. The contact struck the steering wheel and sustained injuries to shoulder, neck and back. The air bags did not deploy. The police arrived and advised that the air nags should have deployed. A police report was field and the vehicle was towed to a local repair shop. The manufacturer was contacted and advised that the air bags would only deploy if the vehicle was involved in a crash at 100 mph. The contact believed the speed for air bag deployment was entirely too high. The vehicle was not repaired. The failure mileage and current mileages were 5,000.

- East Hempstead, NH, USA

problem #1

Oct 282010


  • miles
The contact owns a 2010 Nissan Rogue. The contact was driving approximately 10 mph when the vehicle was involved in a crash in which the air bags were deployed. The deployment of the air bags resulted in major injuries to the driver. The police appeared on the scene and the driver was taken by ambulance to the hospital to treat major injuries. A police report was available. The vehicle was towed to an independent repair shop but was not examined for the cause of failure. The vehicle was in the process of being repaired. The VIN was unavailable. The failure and current mileage was unavailable.

- Fair Lawn, NJ, USA

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