Nissan Navara for Sale in Sri Lanka
Nissan Navara Review
The Nissan Navara enjoys all that Nissan has to offer, in way of new technology and style. This is especially true for its engines, which features the latest generation of engine technology that is available for buying in Sri Lanka.
Designed for off road driving, the Navara, specially the Nissan Navara Bakkie, is a beauty with a beast’s ability. The Aventura version of the Navara, which is one of the more popular Navara vehicles in Sri Lanka, has dual zone climate control as well as electric front seats. The Navara comes equipped with Cruise Control and Remote Central Locking as well as Vehicle Dynamic Control. There was however, some issues with the smoothness of the ride, which was addressed in the Aventura model, and the space offered in the back end in the former model has been a problem for some Sri Lankan Navara owners.
Top 10 Reasons to Consider When Buying a Nissan Navara
1. History and Facts about Nissan Navara in Sri Lanka
The Navara is a beautiful truck-type vehicle offered by Nissan, and the line has been in the market under different names since 1997, as a compact pick-up truck. The D40 of the same line, which was introduced in 2004, was offered as a mid-size pick-up in the local market. The Navara is quite popular in Sri Lanka, given its versatility, power and design. The Aventura is seen in Sri Lanka as a Nissan Navara vehicle preferred by Sri Lankan drivers of all types. The power and beauty of design really makes this vehicle an easy choice for many Sri Lankan vehicle buyers.
The Nissan Lanka Corporation sells the Nissan Navara pickup truck in Sri Lanka and they will bring down spare parts for the Nissan Navara vehicles. Maintenance could cost a fair packet with around Rs. 20,000-25,000, for the normal amount with original oil and filters, but the Navara is a good vehicle and a good investment for most Sri Lankan drivers.
2. Nissan Navara Specifications and Performance
The engine specifications of the Nissan Navara is advanced even for its class and has a number of features to improve its power for a long distance drive.
Nissan Navara Engine Specs:
- Type: Inline-4 Cylinder, DOHC, 16 valves, Variable Turbocharger (VGS) with Intercooler
- Size: 2.5 L
- Cylinders: 4-Cylinder
- Compression Ratio: 15.0
- Maximum Output: 140 kW @ 3,600 rpm
- Maximum Torque: 450 Nm @ 2,000 rpm
- Transmission: 7-speed automatic/ 6-speed manual
- Top Speed: 170 km/h
- Acceleration: 10.7 seconds (0-100 km/h)
- Steering Specs: Manual Tilt Power Steering
- Drive Type: 4WD
- Suspension (Front / Rear): Front Independent Double-Wishbone with Coil Spring and Stabilizer Bar/ Rear Rigid 5-Link with Stabilizer Bar
- Brakes (Front / Rear): Ventilated disc/ Drum
- Dimensions (L x W x H): 5,255 mm x 1,850 mm x 1,840 mm
- Curb Weight: 1,902 kg
- Seating Capacity: 5-seats
3. Nissan Navara Fuel Consumption
The Nissan Navara has a 2.5 turbo diesel engine that helps balance the vehicle’s power and fuel efficiency and comes with a six-speed auto or manual gearbox. Diesel Engine of Navara comes with common rail direct injection with DPF (Diesel Particle Filtering) mechanism that can cause issues with the quality of diesel fuel available in Sri Lanka.
The fuel consumption on the Navara range is around 15.4 km/l in Colombo’s city driving conditions. However, proper attention to the fuel must be paid as the Navara uses a common rail direct injection engine with DPF.
Fuel Category: Diesel
Fuel Tank Capacity: 80 L
CO2 Emissions: 172 g/km (As tested by LTA)/ (Euro V)
4. The Design and Features of the Nissan Navara
The fundamental nature of the Nissan Navara for being a pick-up truck makes it a uniquely designed vehicle when placed side by side with most other family vehicles seen across Sri Lanka. The truck is solidly build with a very prominent front hood that also carries the Nissan logo on its front grill. The overall form factor of this vehicle might not be aerodynamic, but this is mostly due to the productive nature of the Nissan Navara that allows it to function as a small-scale payload transporter, while being a family vehicle at the same time. The rear side of this vehicle is the most distinguishable feature with an open cargo area and provides the capability to move goods between cities throughout Sri Lanka.
Nissan Navara Interior: Air Conditioning, FM Stereo, CD Audio System, Cup Holders, DVD Player, Adjustable Headrest, Bench Seat, Zero-Gravity Seats, Urethane Steering Wheel, Cruise Control, Hands-Free Phone, Shift Lever Knob, Center Instrument Panel, Inside Door Handle, Inside Rear View, Color Display, Clock, Sun Visor, Vanity Mirror, Card Holder, Door Pockets, Soft-Touch Armrest, Power Outlet, Map Lamp, Sunglass Holder, Bottle Holders, Cargo Hook.
Nissan Navara Exterior: Alloy Wheels, Fog Lights, HID Lights, Roof Rack, Side Skirts, LED Projector With LED Signature Lamps, Daytime Running Lights (DRL), Front Grille, Front Bumper, Rear Bumper, Outside Door Mirror, Outside Door Handles, Door Waist Moulding, Variable Intermittent Wiper, Mist Function Wiper, Green Tinted Glass, Rear Window Defroster With Timer, Rear Spoiler, Roof Rail, Side Step, Mud Guards.
5. Available Color Options of Nissan Navara in Sri Lanka
For Interior: Leather Cuir, Fabric Tissu PVC
For Exterior: Brilliant Silver, Dark Blue, Deep Blue, Gold, Gray, Red, White, Yellowish Silver, Burning Red
6. Safety Rating and Associated Features of the Nissan Navara
Safety has been a key function that makes this cab a unique vehicle and offers a wide range of options to keep its passengers safe for the ride.
- SRS Airbag
- Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS)
- Electronic Brake Force Distribution (EBD)
- Traction Control System (TCS)
- Brake Assist (BA)
- Driver-Side Auto Door Lock with Central Door Locking
- Intelligent Key
- Cruise Control
- Limited Slip Differential (LSD)
- Vehicle Dynamic Control
- Hill Descent Control (HDC)
- Hill Start Assist (HSA)
- Active Brake Limited Slip (ABLS)
- Parking and Driving Assistance
- 3 Point ELR with Pretensioner & Load Limiter Seatbelts
- High Mount Stop Lamp
- Keyless System and Remote
- Anti-Theft System
7. Standout Elements of the Nissan Navara
The Nissan Navara in the bakkie version has some standout exterior accessories such as tow bars, slimline window visors, utility boxes, load box rails, load bed extensions, headlight guards, roof rail inserts and bonnet guards that make the bakkie an amazing off road experience. These are complemented by leather seat trims and gear locks in the interior.
The other versions have 16” steel wheels or 16” Alloy wheels. Many of the Navara vehicles provide a Bluetooth handsfree phone system as well as an iPod connectivity. The Vinyl floors add a touch of class to the Navara range, and the rear step bumper adds that extra vigor to the vehicle.
8. Nissan Navara, Compared to Other High-Featured Pickup Trucks in Sri Lanka
Since it is a pickup truck, the Nissan Navara can be compared with other similar vehicles such as the Toyota Hilux, the Mitsubishi L200 and the Ford Ranger, which are available for buying in Sri Lanka.
Nissan Navara vs. Toyota Hilux - The Navara has a faster acceleration when compared to the Hilux
Nissan Navara vs. Mitsubishi L200 - The Navara comes with a more powerful engine when compared to the L200
Nissan Navara vs. Ford Ranger - The Navara has a better spare part availability if compared to the Ranger
9. Key Reasons to Buy a Nissan Navara
Before considering buying this bulky yet productive vehicle, remember to consider the following pros and cons that will help you to arrive at a more informed buying decision in the near future.
- Superb comfort and convenience options
- Excellent safety and security features
- Admirable fuel economy on the highway
- Spacious cargo area for light duty tasks
- Easy availability of spare parts in Sri Lanka
Some drivers may not like the inbuilt options provided for infotainment in this vehicle. However, these are typically enough for most in car infotainment activities enjoyed by the majority of commuters in Sri Lanka.
The Nissan Navara is a big and bulky vehicle that also has a longer hood and a higher ground clearance. Due to this, it may not be the easiest vehicle to drive, for most first time drivers. However, this is easy to get used to in a short time period.
10. Where to Find a Nissan Navara for Sale in Sri Lanka?
By far the best option available for buying a new Nissan Navara pickup truck from the domestic vehicle market is to obtain it from the authorized distributor for Nissan vehicles in Sri Lanka, the Associated Motorways (Private) Limited. Nevertheless, the truck is also available through third party vehicle distributors, who are based in major cities across the island.
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Nissan Navara Price in Sri Lanka
As of 2015, a reconditioned Nissan Navara pickup truck is available at a price upwards of Rs. 3.8 million, while a used vehicle is available in the Rs. 2.5 to 3.5 million range. The pickup is easily available in Sri Lanka, as both a new model and as a used car.
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Price for Reconditioned or Used Nissan Navara (As Of 2015)
- Nissan Navara 2003: Rs. 2,950,000
- Nissan Navara double cab 2005: Rs. 3,350,000
- Nissan Navara 2006: Rs. 3,400,000
- Nissan Navara Aventura 2007: Rs. 3,450,000
- Nissan Navara Aventura 2008: Rs. 3,550,000
- Nissan Navara 2010: Rs. 3,600,000