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Nissan Trim Levels, Configurations, Pros vs Cons

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About Nissan

  • 1933: Nissan is born from the merger of two Japanese carmakers Jidosha Seizo and Tobata Casting. And so it begins!

  • 1935: Nissan's first car, the Datsun Type 15, rolls out under the Datsun brand. Hello auto world!

  • 1950s-60s: Models like the Bluebird and Fairlady (Datsun Sports abroad) expand the lineup and popularity. Gaining global attention!

  • 1970s: The legendary Datsun 240Z arrives, sparking the popular Z-car series. Instant icon status achieved!

  • 1980s: Innovative hits like the Sentra, Maxima and Pathfinder make their mark, plus the new Infiniti luxury brand. Upping the ante!

  • 1990s: Despite struggles, successes like the Altima, Frontier and compact Rogue SUV keep momentum. Bouncing back!

  • 2000s: The Murano crossover and GT-R supercar arrive, plus early electric moves with the Leaf. Pushing boundaries!

  • 2010s: Tech and performance come to the forefront with the Juke, new Altima and Titan pickup. Leveling up!

  • 2020s: More EVs planned, kicking off with the Ariya SUV. Doubling down on electric for a sustainable future!