really awful
Crashes / Fires:
1 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
69,000 miles

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2011 Nissan Versa body / paint problems

body / paint problem

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2011 Nissan Versa Owner Comments

problem #3

Jan 162016


  • 35,000 miles


The contact owns a 2011 Nissan Versa. The contact stated that the vehicle was taken to an inspection location where the vehicle was rejected due to severe rust and leakage from the exhaust system to the tail pipe. The vehicle was repaired. The manufacturer was notified of the failure. The approximate failure mileage was 35,000.

- Fairfax, VA, USA

problem #2

Mar 042014


  • 62,000 miles
The blue paint on portions of the hood of our 2011 Nissan Versa sl is not adequately sticking to the primer, and thus large chunks of paint are chipping away over time. The amount of paint loss is greater after long stretches of highway driving, indicating loss due to wind. What started as a 1" X 1" chunk of paint becoming cracked and eventually separating and falling off, has now turned into a 7" X 4" area of exposed primer, as well as a line of soon to be lost paint on the hood along the passenger side. One day I found my toddler with blue paint in her mouth. It turns out she reached and grabbed a chunk of loose paint while I was pulling her out of her carseat.

- Ellicott City, MD, USA

problem #1

Sep 012015


  • 110,000 miles
I was on my way to work one morning at 430am I was on the interstate. I felt a pull in my steering wheel and heard a big popping noise and pulled over to check on it and everything to me at that time looked ok. I keep driving 5 more mins or so and I heard the noise again and at that time my passenger tire was flat, I had to call a tow truck which costed me 160$. I thought it was just a regular tire blow out till my I take it to get fixed and my suspension had busted. I had to replace the front bumper (get it painted extra 135$), passenger side fender windshield wiper box, passenger fender well, ABS senor cable, get the suspension fixed and the plastic piece that goes along under the doors.(the long piece along the bottom) a total of 670$ out of my pocket

- Decatur, GA, USA

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