Nissan Canada, Inc. said its 2012 Nissan NV, the company’s first entry into the commercial vehicle market in Canada will start at $30,998.
The announcement, which came today at the Montreal Auto Show, also revealed that the anticipated newcomer to the segment will hit select dealerships beginning this spring.
“Nissan is one step closer to entering an entirely new segment in the Canadian marketplace and given the unmatched quality and utility of our commercial vehicle line-up, along with our proven track-record globally, we are poised for success,” said Allen Childs, president of Nissan Canada.
The NV lineup offers body-on-frame construction and choice of standard roof or industry-exclusive high roof configurations. Models include the NV1500 with standard 4.0-litre V6 engine, the NV2500 HD with a choice of 4.0-litre V6 or 5.6-litre V8 and the NV3500 HD with standard 5.6-litre V8.
All 2012 NV models are equipped with a 5-speed automatic transmission. The NV is available in two grades, S and SV, each delivering smart functionality through a combination of the comfort and roominess of a pickup with the utility of a cargo van.
Other Nissan NV highlights include:
- Full access rear doors (maximum opening angle of 243 degrees)
- Reinforced integrated cargo area mounting points for durability and ease of cargo management system installation
- Vertical side walls in cargo area maximize usable space
- Water-repellant cloth seating surfaces
- Durability patch built into the front seat bolsters to hold up to commercial use
- Multifunctional lockable centre console offering space to hang files and store a laptop
Pricing is as follows:
NV 1500 Standard Roof S V6: $30,998
NV 2500 Standard Roof S V6: $32,298
NV 2500 Standard Roof SV V6: $34,528
NV 2500 Standard Roof S V8: $33,148
NV 2500 Standard Roof SV V8: $35,678
NV 3500 Standard Roof S V8: $34,448
NV 3500 Standard Roof SV V8: $36,978
Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Prices for the 2012 Nissan NV High Roof models include:
NV 2500 High Roof S V6: $34,988
NV 2500 High Roof SV V6: $37,218
NV 2500 High Roof S V8: $35,838
NV 2500 High Roof SV V8: $38,368
NV 3500 High Roof S V8: $37,138
NV 3500 High Roof SV V8: $39,668