All-new Nissan NV300 revealed
As the eagerly anticipated replacement for the Primastar, the NV300 sits between NV200/e-NV200 and NV400 in the Nissan LCV range. It's a highly significant model launch as it completes the rejuvenation of the Nissan LCV family line-up.
With this new mid-sized van, Nissan has one of the widest commercial vehicle ranges on the market, allowing dealers to provide a convenient 'one-stop shop' for van, truck and pick-up customers.
Supporting the brand's wider LCV strategy – which also includes the NT400 and NT500 trucks, plus the award-winning Navara pick-up – the NV300 is available as a panel van, crew van and as a Combi passenger vehicle. In addition, a floor cab version is available as a rolling chassis and is the perfect platform for bespoke conversions.
For unrivalled peace of mind, the NV300 is backed by Nissan's industry-leading five-year / 160,000 km warranty, which also applies to all Nissan genuine accessories fitted to the vehicle. With its efficient engine range and low servicing costs, the NV300 is a new 'running cost champion' for the segment.
It has been carefully designed to provide business users with a versatile 'mobile office' environment, offering passenger car levels of cabin comfort and driving refinement. With a range of efficient diesel engines, exceptional on-road dynamics, and in-control driver assistance and safety technologies, the NV300 is an exceptional new LCV.
Built at the Renault-Nissan Alliance plant at Sandouville, France, the NV300 goes on sale across Europe from November.
Four engine options are offered on the NV300. All use Nissan's trusted 1.6-litre dCi diesel engine – best known from the brand's Qashqai and X-Trail crossovers – with power outputs of 95hp, 120hp, 125hp and 145hp. The two former are single turbo, while the latter pair are twin turbo. All are mated to a six-speed manual transmission. Not all engines are available with all body styles.
All have a diesel particulate filter as standard and meet Euro 6 emissions standards. In addition, all are fitted with Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR) technology; using AdBlue urea solution poured in a separate on-board tank, this permits nitrogen oxide (NOx) reduction reactions to take place in an oxidizing atmosphere, cutting NOx exhaust emissions.
The twin turbo models have Stop & Start engine technology for reduced fuel consumption, plusan ECO mode switch with gear shift indicator. It's also an option on 95bhp unit. This allows drivers to optimise fuel consumption by limiting torque and smoothing accelerator response. The most efficient panel van is the 125hp, with Combined Cycle fuel economy of 5.9 litres/100km and CO2 emissions of only 155g/km. The figures are even better for the Combi, at 5.6 litres/100km and 145g/km.
Across the range, fuel consumption is on average 1.0 litres/100km lower than the Nissan Primastar. When combined with Nissan's unique-in-segment five-year/160,000km warranty – which also applies to all Nissan genuine LCV accessories – and recommended service intervals of two years / 40,000 km, the NV300 is the new running cost champion in the mid-sized LCV sector.
A range of 10 exterior colours is available – the four solid finishes are Magma Red, Mole Grey, Glacier White and Bamboo Green, while the six metallic are Oyster Grey, Mercury Grey, Jet Black, Panorama Blue, Copper Brown and Stone. The standard wheels are 16-inch steel rims, with 16-inch and 17-inch alloys can be specified.
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