Rivervale's Guide to the Nissan NV300
The new NV300 is Nissan's mid-sized van and successor to the previously successful Primastar, with updated features and improved fuel efficiency offered as a panel van, crew or combi to suit your business needs.
Our Account Manager Paul took a look around the Nissan NV300 panel van ...
Exterior Features of the NV300
As a mid-sized van, the proportions of the NV300 are practical for city and town streets while still providing a large load space. The panel van is available in 2 lengths and 2 heights, detailed in the table below, at its smallest size the NV300 panel van can carry up to 3 Euro pallets or 10 plasterboard sheets of 2.5 metres.
NV300 Panel Van Length and Height Options
|Overall Dimensions||L1, H1||L1. H2||L2,H1||L2,H2|
|Width exc. wing mirrors (mm)||1956||1956||1956||1956|
|Length at floor level (mm)||2537||2537||2937||2937|
|Maximum width (mm)||1662||1662||1662||1662|
|Maximum height (mm)||1387||1898||1387||1898|
|Load Volume (m3)||5.2||7.2||6||8.6|
Interior features of the NV300
Inside the cab has been made into a mobile office with an A4 clipboard and flat space for documents or a laptop on the inside centre seatback. Inside the cab there is an additional 89 litres of staorage space including storage under the passenger seats. In the loading compartment, you can choose to include LED lights for easier loading in dim conditions and a flap on the bulkhead lifts to provide storage for longer items up to 3.75metres in the L1 version and 4.15 metres in the L2 version.
Nissan has equipped the NV300 with the latest NissanConnect which provides sat nav with traffic updates, Bluetooth, DAB radio and smartphone integration via a 7" touchscreen.
The only engine offered for the NV300 is Nissan's 1.6 litre dCi which is Euro 6 compliant and has stop/start technology as standard. Each engine is also fitted with a Selective Catalytic Reduction system which uses AdBlue to reduce harmful NOx emissions. There are 4 different powers to choose from a 95PS and 120PS version, then a twin turbo 125PS or 145PS option.
The NV300 has low running costs, you can expect to achieve around 43-46mpg with CO2 emissions in the 160-170g/km region.
Many of the driver assistance technology features will need to be requested as optional extras, they include;
- Colour reversing camera
- Blind spot mirror
- Eco button
- Cruise control
- Auto headlights and wipers
- Hill start assist
There are 3 trim levels to choose from the entry level Visia, mid-range Acenta or top of the range Tekna, examples of the features found within each trim level can be seen in the table below.
NV300 Panel Van Trim Levels
|Visia||Acenta, in addition to Visia||Tekna in addition to Acenta|
|Nissan Anti-Theft System immobiliser||Manual air conditioning||Rain sensing windscreen wipers|
|Superlocking||Smartphone dock||Automatic headlights|
|Full size spare wheel||Under seat storage||17" alloy wheels|
|Hill start assist||Fold down central seat with detachable A4 clipboard||Leather steering wheel|
|Daytime running lights||Load-through facility in bulkhead||Nissan Connect|
|16" steel wheels||Blind spot mirror||Cruise control and speed limiter|
|180 degree opening unglazed twin rear french doors||Rear parking sensors|
|Left sliding side panel door||Front fog lights|
|Roof rail fixings||12v power socket|
|2 seater front passenger bench seat|
|Steering wheel mounted controls|
|80 litre fuel tank|
|20 litre adblue tank|
Prices for the Nissan NV300 begin at £21,300.
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5 July 2017
Written by Natalie Faughy