The average cost of owning a Nissan is $187.35 a month, or $2,248.20 a year. Some models are fairly inexpensive to insure, such as the Frontier ($147 a month, or $1,764 a year). Others are pricier to protect, such as the Armada ($220 a month, or $2,640 a year).
Nissans are typically quite safe and affordable, which tempers insurance costs. However, certain models are frequently targeted by car thieves, such as the Maxima and Altima. This makes insurance costs slightly more expensive.
Below is a list of Nissan car models. Click on a model name to find the average insurance cost, base cost of the car and where it ranks in our list of most expensive cars to insure.
Nissan Car models
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- Nissan sells cars along a spectrum of price points. You’ll find budget models like the Versa ($11,990 MSRP), for example, as well as high-priced options like the GT-R ($109,990 MSRP).
- The Nissan Altima is the sixth-most-stolen vehicle in the United States, according to the National Insurance Crime Bureau. The Maxima is also frequently targeted by car thieves.
- Nissans typically score good crash ratings across the board from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS). This helps to lower insurance costs. Some models score less than “Good” ratings in driver-side crash protection: For example, the Frontier gets a “Marginal” rating and the Leaf gets a “Poor” rating.
Companies that offer coverage for Nissans
Nissan is a ubiquitous brand, and you should have little trouble finding insurance for your vehicle. Compare insurers in the table below.
About the Nissan brand
Based in Yokohama, Japan’s second-largest city, Nissan manufacturers vehicles from budget-priced family cars to extravagant performance machines. Founded in 1933, the company distributes cars branded with Nissan, Infiniti and Datsun logos.
Nissan is the sixth-largest auto manufacturer by production, behind Ford and GM but ahead of Honda. It also distributes the world’s number-two bestselling electric car, the Leaf.
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