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Voted “2010 van of the year” in the UK and “international van of the year for 2010” in Europe, the Best Nissan NV200 Panel Van ever built is the light commercial vehicle (LCV) that is ready to do big business with you in South Africa.
Designed for both commercial and passenger applications, the Nissan NV200 Panel Van has benefitted from Nissan’s experience in creating spacious passenger cars. The roomy interior offers a generous two metre-long load bay than can be further expanded to 2.8 meters by simply folding the front passenger seats forward. This is why the Nissan NV200 Panel Van is known for having the longest load space in its class!
Want to more about what the Nissan NV200 LCV can do for your business? Then contact one of our dedicated Nissan commercial fleet sales executives at any one of our branches in the Western or Eastern Cape.
Nissan NV200 Panel Van Engine Specs
When you’re looking for a Light Commercial Vehicle for your business or fleet reliability and economical running costs are always at the top of your list of requirements. Which is why Nissan has used all of its technical knowhow to deliver not one, but two NV200 Engine Options that provide everything one would need in a commercial vehicle. Take a look at these basic Nissan NV200 Panel Van Engine Specs to see what we mean! Their power and torque outputs are exceptional for their fuel consumption levels, and some of the best in their LCV class.
If you would like a more detailed breakdown of the NV200 LCV Engine Specs, then please download our latest brochure here. If you would like more information on the NV200 Panel Van’s Fuel Consumption Figures, then please go the Fuel Consumption paragraph towards the bottom of this page.
2020 Nissan NV200 LCV Specs
Thanks to an extremely low drag coefficient the Nissan NV200 LCV is a fuel efficient vehicle to run. It is also available in both petrol and diesel variants, with the famed 1.5 dCi Nissan turbocharged diesel engine being the same one found in the Qashqai and offering 81 kW and 240 Nm. The petrol derivative features an 81 kW and 153 Nm 1.6-litre motor.
Safety has also not been forgotten, with the Nissan NV200 boasting ABS (anti-lock braking system), EBD (electronic brake-force distribution), BAS (brake assist) and a number of airbags.
Find out more about the engine and safety specs of the Nissan NV200 when you download the 2020 Nissan NV200 Light Commercial Vehicle Brochure.
Nissan NV200 Combi
There is also a Nissan NV200 Combi available to purchase in South Africa. To find out more please go to our Nissan NV200 Combi page.
Nissan NV200 LCV Review
Our Group 1 vehicle review team takes the Nissan NV200 Light Commercial Van (LCV) for a spin around the city and finds that although the Nissan NV200 is not one of Nissan’s most stylish designs it does make up for it in a number of other areas. Read the full Nissan NV200 LCV Review below:
Big on practicality and even bigger on space, the Nissan NV200 Light Commercial Vehicle is a cargo van that is revolutionising it’s commercial vehicle segment thanks to a 122.7 cu. ft. load space. We found this load space (which is made up of a loadbox floor length, width, height of 2040mm, 1500mm and 1358mm respectively) to be more than ample as we tested it out with a range of different sized objects that easily fitted into the cargo area. The Multipoint Fuel Injected 5 Speed Manual Engine also ensured that there was plenty of punch beneath the foot pedal while driving around Cape Town, even when we put the 783kg maximum vehicle payload to the test.
But What About the Nissan NV200 LCV Interior?
The Nissan NV200 is built for business, so we did not expect much from a vehicle as utilitarian as this. However, the Nissan engineers have in fact done a good job making a delivery vehicle that is spartan, yet comfortable to drive.
For starters, although the Nissan NV200 LCV only has seating for two onboard it comes with a range of safety and comfort features as standard across all of the model types. These include:
- Driver and Passenger Airbags
- ABS & ABD
- A Central Door Locking System
- Remote Keyless Entry
- 4 Cup Holders
- Driver Footrest
- And A Tray Type Centre Console (which we used as a work surface and lunch table to great affect)
The rear loadbox floor is covered with tough rubber matting and the sides of the cargo area include numerous holes for installing storage boxes and other work-related items.
As a side note, we learned from Nissan that while developing the NV Light Commercial Vehicle Range, Nissan discovered that many LCV owners previously had to drill directly into the metal sides to mount whatever it is they needed for work purposes. This not only damaged the vehicle and its resale value, but also led to rust and rattle problems. This is why the NV range now includes prefabricated storage installation holes. Some really clever forward thinking from Nissan in our opinion!
So How Does The Nissan NV200 Drive?
The Nissan NV200 easily managed to assert itself around the streets of Cape Town, Stellenbosch and some of the more industrial areas that we purposefully took it through. The acceleration was continuously solid during central city driving and the Nissan NV200 was able to stand up and be counted when we punched the petrol and took it up to 120 km’s per hour down on the West Coast Road.
Nissan NV200 Panel Van Fuel Consumption*
Boasting the longest load space in its class. the Nissan NV200 Panel Van is your business companion. With a fuel economy starting at 4.9 litres per 100 km’s, you can now take your business further with an Nissan NV200.
|Consumption rates||Litres per 100 kms||Kilometres per Litre|
|Panel Van 1.6i Visia||7.2 l/100 km||13.89 km/litre|
|Panel Van 1.5dCI Visia||4.9 l/100 km||20.41 km/litre|
Nissan NV200 Safety Features
All of the following safety features come as standard on the Nissan NV200 Light Commercial Vehicle:
- Driver and passenger airbags
- ABS + EBD
- Central door locking system
- Remote keyless entry
Nissan NV200 Dimensions
The Nissan NV200 Light Commercial Vehicle has generous vehicle dimensions that allow it to carry much more complicated loads than its competitors.
- Length 4400mm
- Width without mirrors 1695mm
- Height (unladen) 1860mm
- Wheelbase 2725mm
- Ground clearance 158mm
- Loadbox Length 2040mm
- Loadbox Width 1500mm
- Loadbox Height 1358mm
Nissan NV200 Colour Availability
The Nissan NV200 LCV is available in the following range of standard Nissan colours:
- Blue Marine
- Blue Green
Please Note! All metallic orders will be treated as special orders.
Frequently Asked Nissan NV200 Panel Van Questions and Answers
Which Nissan NV200 Panel Van should I buy?Show The Answer +
This depends on your engine needs, as the vehicle trim levels are the same across the entire NV200 Panel Van range, as are the vehicle dimensions. The engine choices consist of a 1.6i petrol engine and the 1.5dCi diesel engine.
What are the variants of the Nissan NV200 Panel Van?Show The Answer +
The two NV200 Panel Van variants available as Light Commercial Vehicles in South Africa are the 1.6i Panel Van and the 1.5 dCi Panel Van.
Which Nissan NV200 Panel Van model is the best?Show The Answer +
The answer to this question is dependant of your engine needs, as the model variants only differ in their use of either a Diesel or Petrol driven powerplant.
What is the top of the range Nissan NV200 Panel Van?Show The Answer +
Although there are two NV200 Panel Van model variants, they are both available in the same trim level. Both of these Panel Van variants are seen as the top of the NV200 LCV range.
Is the Nissan NV200 Panel Van automatic?Show The Answer +
No, both the 1.6i and the 1.5dCi model variants are only available with a 5-speed manual transmission at this time.
What are the safety features in the Nissan NV200 Panel Van?Show The Answer +
The NV200 is not just about economy and carrying capacity, it is also comfortable and safe to drive! Standard safety features found in both the 1.6i petrol engine and the 1.5dCi diesel engine variants include Driver and Passenger airbags, ABS with EBD and ESP.
Is the Nissan NV200 Panel Van reliable?Show The Answer +
Nissan is known for its reliability and has decades of experience manufacturing some of the most reliable light and heavy commercial vehicles in the world. All of this expertise has been used to design and build the NV200 Light Commercial Vehicle, so reliability is going to be a given. In fact we’re so confident of the reliability of this outstanding vehicle that we offer as standard a 6 years / 150 000km Warranty and Roadside Assistance Plan with every NV200 Panel Van sold. Additionally you can also take out an optional service plan through us. All new NV200 LCV’s also come with a 3 years unlimited km Anti-corrosion Warranty as well. Now that in our opinion is backing our belief in just how reliable this vehicle is!
What size engine does the Nissan NV200 Panel Van have?Show The Answer +
The NV200 Panel Van is available in two engine variants, namely the 1.6i petrol engine and the 1.5dCi diesel. These engines both offer impressive power and torque, while also being economical to run and offering exceptional fuel consumption figures. This makes them perfect for use as fleet vehicles.
What are the engine specifications of the Nissan NV200 Panel Van?Show The Answer +
For a high-level breakdown of the NV200 Panel Van engine specifications please refer to the engine spec section of this page. If however you would like a more detailed engine breakdown for the NV200, then please download our latest Nissan NV200 Panel Van Brochure here.
What is the power of the Nissan NV200 Panel Van?Show The Answer +
The NV200 puts out an impressive 81kW of power in the petrol driven model variant and an equally impressive 65kW of power in the Diesel driven version.
What is the fuel tank capacity of Nissan NV200 panel van?Show The Answer +
The fuel tank capacity of all NV200 model variants and trim levels is 55 litres.
What is the Nissan NV200 panel van interior like?Show The Answer +
The interior of the NV200 Panel Van is proof that style and comfort are not just something that is exclusive to passenger vehicles. This LCV might be perfect for commercial use, but this does not mean that the driver and passenger need to experience Spartan conditions. In fact, other than the normal cabin features one would expect to see in an LCV the NV200 Panel Van also comes standard with an outside temperature indicator and clock, air-conditioning, 2 cup holders, a 12V socket, a drivers foot rest, a door pocket, a drivers and assistants armrest, and an anti-bacterial shift knob and steering wheel.
How many colours are available in Nissan NV200 panel van?Show The Answer +
The NV200 is available in 4 colours; namely white, silver, red and black. The type of vehicle paint used also means that they are easily customisable and an accredited vehicle branding specialist will be able to add almost any branding or imagery you desire to your NV200 Panel Van.
Does the Nissan NV200 panel van have a spare tyre?Show The Answer +
Yes, both the 1.5dCi Visia Panel Van and the 1.6i Visia Panel Van come standard with a full size spare wheel.
What is the weight of the Nissan NV200 panel van?Show The Answer +
The gross vehicle mass is 2,000 kilograms while the kerb weight is between 1,217 kilograms and 1,261 kilograms (variant specific).
What is Nissan NV200 panel van load capacity?Show The Answer +
The maximum payload capacity is variant specific and is 739 kilograms for the NV200 1.5dCi and 783 kilograms for the NV200 1.6i Visia.
What is Nissan NV200 panel van towing capacity?Show The Answer +
The maximum braked towing capacity for the NV200 is 1,100 kilograms, while the maximum unbraked towing capacity for the NV200 is 640 kilograms.
Does the Nissan NV200 panel van have 3 seats?Show The Answer +
No, the NV200 Panel Van sold in South Africa is a 2-seater vehicle. However, there is a 7-seater Combi people carrier option also available. Please chat to one of our Group 1 Sales Team members to find out more.
Can a Nissan NV200 panel van tow a caravan?Show The Answer +
Yes it can, as long as the caravan is under the maximum braked towing capacity of the NV200, which is 1,100 kilograms!
Can a Nissan NV200 panel van tow a caravan?Show The Answer +
Yes it can, the maximum towing capacity for all NV200 Panel Van model variants is 1,100 kilograms (braked) and 640 kilograms (unbraked).
Is the Nissan NV200 panel van front wheel drive?Show The Answer +
Yes, the NV200 Panel Van is a front-wheel drive LCV. It has great road handling and one of the most economical vehicles to own in its class.
Is the Nissan NV200 panel van a car derived van?Show The Answer +
The NV200 is built using the Nissan B Platform which was designed for compact and sub-compact cars. So yes, the NV200 is essentially a car derived van. This gives it excellent urban commuting characteristics such as a wall-to-wall turning circle of 11.1 meters and a kerb-to-kerb turning circle of 10.6 metres. It also has an impressive unladen ground clearance of 158mm.