"Anyway, Nissan isn't really Japanese, they're owned by Renault which is French...which is arguably worse. "
If this isn't attributed to quality then what is it about?
Economics and me supporting another countries economy and hurting my own by purchasing a car made in Japan, France, or wherever? While I commend the patriot in you for wanting to help the US economy and I'm sure you exclusively purchase items that are US made, I'm going to say, let's keep this debate in the politcal sections and out of a "who owns what car thread". This isn't the place for it.
Side notes: Renault, not Peugot, has an alliance with Nissan. I'd still happily drive a Skyline.
Arguement over. This time, it is