Nissan AD Wagon for Sale in Sri Lanka
Nissan AD Review
The Nissan AD station wagon, which is manufactured and marketed by the Nissan Motor Company Ltd of Japan, is by far one of the most popular station wagon style vehicles available for buying in Sri Lanka. Also called the Nissan Wingroad, for it’s purely passenger transporting variety, the car has managed to become a favorite among vehicle buyers who needed a stable vehicle, which was also capable of doubling as a cargo transporter for everyday activities.
To satisfy the demanding transportation undertakings expected from this car, Nissan built it with a range of engine configurations, from the smallest 1.2 L displacement version to the bigger 1.8 L variety. As a result, the midrange version of this engine, the 1.6 L Inline DOHC 16 valves Petrol engine, was recorded to be capable of producing more than 88 kW of power and 160 Nm of torque. This allowed the Nissan AD to reach a top speed of 180 km/h and an acceleration of less than 11 seconds (from 0-100 km/h), making it a good challenger for other competing station wagon models seen in Sri Lanka.
Top 10 Reasons to Consider When Buying a Nissan AD
1. History and Facts about Nissan AD in Sri Lanka
Being in manufacture since 1982, the Nissan AD has been a synonymous name among car buyers, who loved owning a car that has the station wagon body style. Armed with a legacy that spans for more than 30 years, the Nissan AD saw a number of changes throughout the decades, to become the highly productive and innovative vehicle that we see today. The current generation of the Nissan AD, or technically known as the “Y12 series”, came into the market in 2006, with newer features and a bigger cargo capacity, which is now a common choice for wagon loving middle class car buyers of Sri Lanka.
Currently, this car is available in the local market through third party vehicle dealers, who will also import spare parts as well as accessories for this productive vehicle. Nevertheless, if someone wants a car that should also satisfy light duty cargo transportation needs, then without a doubt, the Nissan AD wagon is the car built just for you.
2. Nissan AD Specifications and Performance
The Nissan AD wagon comes with a midrange engine that is well capable of handling the day-to-day transportation tasks seen in Sri Lanka.
Nissan AD Engine Specs
Type: Inline DOHC 16 valves
Size: 1.2 L/ 1.5 L/ 1.6 L/ 1.8 L
Compression Ratio: 9.8:1
Maximum Output: 89 kW @ 5600 rpm
Maximum Torque: 161 Nm @ 4400 rpm
Transmission: 5-speed manual/ 4-speed automatic
Top Speed: 180 km/h
Acceleration: 10.5 seconds (0-100 km/h)
Steering Specs: Rack & Pinion Type With Power Assist
Drive Type: Front Wheel Drive/ 4WD
Suspension (Front / Rear): Independent Strut/ Multi-Link
Brakes (Front / Rear): Ventilated Disc/ Drum
Dimensions (L x W x H): 4395 mm x 1695 mm x 1540 mm
Curb Weight: 1,140 kg
Seating Capacity: 5-seats
3. Nissan AD Fuel Consumption
The baseline engine of the Nissan AD is powered using a 1.2 L, a 1.5 L, a 1.6 L or a 1.8 L Inline DOHC 16 valves engine that also uses a 5-speed manual or a 4-speed automatic transmission to move its drive train. As a result, it is capable of producing a maximum power output of roughly 89 kW @ 5600 rpm and a maximum torque of around 161 Nm at just 4400 rpm.
Nevertheless, this admirable engine performance has not negatively affected the wagons fuel economy, with the Nissan AD achieving around 15.5 km/l for a combined drive cycle under tested road conditions seen in the country.
Fuel Category: Petrol
Recommended Fuel Type: Regular Unleaded
Fuel Tank Capacity: 50 L
CO2 Emissions: 185.9 g/km
4. The Design and Features of the Nissan AD
The Nissan AD wagon is designed to be a productive vehicle for a middle class car buyer in Sri Lanka. The overall looks of the AD is a classic wagon style with an aerodynamic front end that has a longer hood to facilitate its capable midrange engine. The body is bullet like from front to rear with the passenger section providing seating space for five full-grown adults for a long distance ride. The rear end of this vehicle is a distinctive feature even for a wagon and comes with a large rear door that also has spoilers to improve its looks on the road. The interior on the other hand, is admirably feature rich with essential comfort and convenience facilities for all its passengers.
Nissan AD wagon Interior: Air Conditioning, Antibacterial Filter, AM/FM Stereo, CD Audio System, Cassette Radio, Cup Holders, DVD Player, Power Steering, TV, Power Windows, Floor Shifter Position, Front And Rear Seats, Seat Lifter, Bench Folding Rear Seats, Speakers, Wood Panel.
Nissan AD wagon Exterior: Alloy Wheels, Tinted Glass, Spare Tire, 5-Doors, Ultraviolet Glass Protection, Privacy Glass, Rear Wiper, Fog Lamp, Headlight, Stoplights, Signal Lights, Spoiler, Antenna, Mudguards, Bumpers, Outside Door Handles.
5. Available Color Options of Nissan AD in Sri Lanka
For Interior: Black, Gray
For Exterior: Brilliant Silver Metallic, Excellent Blue Pearl, White
6. Safety Rating and Associated Features of the Nissan AD
Safety has been one of the important aspects that has been looked into when designing this car and therefore comes with a number of important features to keep its passengers safe for the ride.
- Driver Airbags
- Passenger Airbag
- Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS)
- Brake Assist
- Active Headrest
- Centralized Door Lock
- Steering Wheel Tilt
- Rear ELR3 Point Seat Belt
- Side Impact Bar
- Child Seat Fixed With Seat Belt
- Seat Pretensioner Seat Belt
- Fourth Limited Seat Belt
7. Standout Elements of the Nissan AD
By far the most recognizable standout feature of the Nissan AD is its cargo transporting capability. This makes the AD wagon a good choice for large size middle class families of Sri Lanka.
Apart from that, another important aspect of this wagon is its available comfort, convenience as well as safety and security features. On the tough roads seen in our country, this can be a comfortable lifesaver in the long term.
8. Nissan AD, Compared to Other High-Featured Cars in Sri Lanka
The Nissan AD can be compared with models from other competing brands such as the Honda Fit Shuttle, the Honda Freed and the Toyota Fielder.
Nissan AD vs. Honda Fit Shuttle - The AD comes with a more powerful engine compared to the Shuttle
Nissan AD vs. Honda Freed - The AD has a better fuel economy when compared to the Freed
Nissan AD vs. Toyota Fielder - The AD is cheaper in price compared to the Fielder
9. Key Reasons to Buy a Nissan AD
Before considering buying a Nissan AD from the local market, it is also best to consider the following facts about this vehicle that can help you to arrive at a more informed buying decision.
- Superb comfort and convenience features
- Outstanding safety and security options
- Spacious interior for five passengers
- Highly admirable cargo transporting capabilities
- Very good fuel economy under local road conditions
Some drivers may notice that the inbuilt infotainment system of the Nissan AD to be a bit outdated compared to some other family cars seen in Sri Lanka. However, the features available might be enough for most who wish to buy this productive car.
Apart from that, some spare parts for the Nissan AD might be a bit difficult to find in the Sri Lankan market. However, this is not an impossible task since a number of dealers in Colombo can provide the spare parts for this vehicle, which you will need in the long term.
10. Where to Find a Nissan AD for Sale in Sri Lanka?
As of 2015, the best possible option available for buying a Nissan AD wagon from the Sri Lankan vehicle market is to obtain one from a third party distributor. Such distributors can be found in the below mentioned cities across Sri Lanka.
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Reconditioned and Used Nissan AD in Colombo
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Reconditioned and Used Nissan AD in Kandy
Nissan AD Price in Sri Lanka
A Nissan AD wagon in its used or reconditioned state can be obtained for a price as low as Rs. 275,000 for a 1983 model and for a price as high as Rs. 1,525,000 for a 2002 model (as of 2015), subject to the dealer and its used condition.
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Price for Reconditioned or Used Nissan AD (As Of 2015)
- Nissan AD wagon 1983: Rs. 275,000
- Nissan AD Wagon 1984: Rs. 290,000
- Nissan Ad Wagon 1985: Rs. 295,000
- Nissan AD WAGON 1986: Rs. 325,000
- Nissan AD Wagon GL 1988: Rs. 400,000
- Nissan AD wagon 1989: Rs. 450,000
- Nissan AD Wagon 1991: Rs. 850,000
- Nissan AD Wagon 1996: Rs. 950,000
- Nissan AD Wagon Y10 1997: Rs. 1,125,000
- Nissan AD Wagon 1998: Rs. 1,250,000
- Nissan AD wagon 1999: Rs. 1,275,000
- Nissan wagon ad 2000: Rs. 1,450,000
- Nissan Y11-Ad wagon 2001: Rs. 1,500,000
- Nissan AD wagon Y11 2002: Rs. 1,525,000