Nissan Cabin Air Filter Buyer's Guide

The cabin air filter is one of the most overlooked parts on a car. It exists to clean the air coming into your cabin through the A/C vents. If you’re here, you may be looking for more information about the cabin air filter in your Nissan.


This comprehensive guide will help you:

  • Understand what cabin air filters are and why they’re important
  • See if you need to replace your cabin air filter yet
  • Decide between OEM and aftermarket cabin air filters

What Is A Cabin Air Filter And Why Is It Important?

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Your Nissan’s HVAC system sucks air in from outside the car. Before the air enters the cabin through the A/C vents, it goes through the cabin air filter. The cabin air filter traps all the dirt, pollen, and debris in the air. With a good cabin air filter in place, you’ll get clean air in your cabin.

A cabin air filter is a simple square or rectangular filter with pleated material.

To read more about cabin air filters and how they work, this post has all the information you need.

Which Is Better: OEM Or Aftermarket Cabin Air Filters?

Are you wondering if OEM cabin air filters are a better investment than aftermarket filters? If you ask us, the answer is a resounding “yes”. Compared to aftermarket cabin air filters, OEM cabin air filters have:

  • Perfect fitment
  • High quality filter material
  • More surface area

This comparison guide explains each point in more detail.

How Do I Know When To Replace My Cabin Air Filter?

If you’re unsure if it’s time to replace your cabin air filter yet, this article will help you. Checking your cabin air filter is pretty easy. All you have to do is to pull it out and then hold it up against a bright light to see if any light shines through. The guide will walk you through the process.

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