really awful
Crashes / Fires:
1 / 1
Injuries / Deaths:
1 / 0
Average Mileage:
40,000 miles

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2012 Nissan Versa windows / windshield problems

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2012 Nissan Versa Owner Comments

problem #2

Nov 242016


  • 60,000 miles


The contact owns a 2012 Nissan Versa. While driving approximately 25 mph, the glare of the sun reflected onto the windshield and distracted the contact's view. As a result, the contact rear ended another vehicle. The air bags deployed and emitted black smoke. The contact sustained second degree burns to the left arm and right hand that required medical attention. A police report was not filed. The vehicle was towed to a towing lot. The vehicle was not diagnosed or repaired. The approximate failure mileage was 60,000.

- Naples, FL, USA

problem #1

Jan 272016

Versa 4-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 20,000 miles
The contact owns a 2012 Nissan Versa. The contact stated that when the ignition was turned to the on position, the driver side air bag warning indicator illuminated. The failure recurred continuously. The vehicle was taken to an independent mechanic where it was diagnosed that the air bag module failed and needed to be replaced. The vehicle was not repaired. The manufacturer was made aware of the failure. The failure mileage was approximately 70,000. The VIN was unavailable. Updated 05/11/16 the consumer stated the air bag failed at 20,000, the transmission was replaced at 32,000 and the wiper motor was replaced at 50,000. Updated 05/17/16.

- Oakridge, NJ, USA

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