ZHENGZHOU, China (June 16, 2017) – Sales ofthe all-new Nissan Navara in China began today, setting a new standard fortop-end pickups by combining off-road performance with the refinement andcomfort of an SUV.
The Nissan Navara pickup, on sale in Chinafrom today
The China launch, celebrated with aceremony in Zhengzhou, makes the Navara a truly global model. It’s now on salein 133 markets around the world. The pickup debuted in China at the 2017Shanghai Motor Show and is manufactured for the market in partnership withZhengzhou Nissan.
The Navara targets not only commercialvehicle customers in China but also private owners with its SUV-like quality,design and performance. It combines safe, comfortable driving with low fuelconsumption and attractive styling.
“The Nissan Navara is a proven success in markets around the worldand now is poised to set a new standard for pickups in China,” said AshwaniGupta, senior vice president for Nissan’s light commercial vehicle business.“The Navara’s high-end features will guarantee a new, elevated drivingexperience – both for individual owners and commercial users alike.”
The Navara will come in eight variants,with 2WD or 4WD drivetrains and transmission grades including automatic andmanual – ensuring its level of comfort on the highway matches its off-roadperformance. It’s powered by Nissan’s tough, durable QR25 engine, with 135kilowatts of power and 251 newton meters of maximum torque.
The powerful exterior design includesNissan’s signature “V-motion” grille and LED headlamps – a first for thesegment. The roomy interior features automatic, constant-temperature airconditioning and a back-row air outlet.
The Navara will be priced from 139,800 yuanin China.
About Nissan Motor Co., Ltd.
Nissan is a global full-line vehiclemanufacturer that sells more than 60 models under the Nissan, Infiniti andDatsun brands. In fiscal year 2016, the company sold 5.63 million vehiclesglobally, generating revenue of 11.72 trillion yen. Nissan engineers,manufactures and markets the world's best-selling all-electric vehicle inhistory, the Nissan LEAF. Nissan’s global headquarters in Yokohama, Japan,manages operations in six regions: Asia & Oceania; Africa, Middle East& India; China; Europe; Latin America; and North America. Nissan has aglobal workforce of 247,500 and has been partnered with French manufacturerRenault under the Renault-Nissan Alliance since 1999. In 2016, Nissan acquireda 34% stake in Mitsubishi Motors, which became the third member of the Alliance– a grouping with combined annual sales of almost 10 million units a year.
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About Nissan in China
Nissan entered the Chinese market in 1973,and the brand has been developing rapidly in China since the 1990s. As thewholly owned subsidiary of Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. based in Beijing, Nissan(China) Investment Co., Ltd. manages Nissan’s investment in China together withthe parent company. Dongfeng Motor Co., Ltd. is a joint-venture between Nissanand Dongfeng Motor Corporation. Under it, Dongfeng Nissan Passenger VehicleCompany, Dongfeng Infiniti Motor Co., Ltd. and Dongfeng Venucia Motor Companymainly produce passenger vehicles, while Zhengzhou Nissan Automobile Co., Ltd.specializes in light commercial vehicles.
In calendar year 2016, Nissan sold morethan 1.3 million vehicles in China, including imported, passenger and lightcommercial vehicles.
About Zhengzhou Nissan Automobile Co., Ltd.(ZNA)
Founded in 1993, Zhengzhou NissanAutomobile Co., Ltd. is one of the largest manufacturers of light commercialvehicles (LCVs) in China. Through the Nissan and Dongfeng brands, ZNA marketsthree series and six models.