Nissan Patrol SUV - Review, Specs & Fuel Consumption
The Nissan Patrol SUV - Bigger Is Better!

2024 Nissan

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  • 2024 Nissan Patrol
    5.6 V8 LE 4WD 7AT

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    • Seating capacity of 7
    • Satellite Navigation with 3D mapping
    • Steering wheel audio controls
    • Intelligent cruise control
    • Smart Rear View Mirror
    • Intelligent Key™ with remote keyless entry
    • Second row seat 8″ QHD entertainment screens
    • Intelligent Automatic headlights

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Nissan Patrol Wagon – Nothing Ordinary!

Formidable, luxurious and with a bold design that provides a strong presence, South Africa meet the all-new Nissan Patrol Wagon! From the very first moment you set eyes on this Nissan Patrol SUV, from its impressive front view and tail end to the Nissan Patrol side view as you step into the driver’s seat, you’ll instantly realise that boundaries mean nothing and that this Luxury 4×4 effortlessly combines brute strength and superior design to create a compelling driving experience in a vehicle that is just at home in the city as it is taking on even the toughest of off-road environments.

As imposing as it is sophisticated, the Nissan Patrol Wagon is perfectly refined yet still undeniably tough. It is a vehicle that has an undeniable presence and offers you the opportunity to own a true symbol of automotive luxury. You’re also not going to find a more capable Premium Sports Utility Vehicle, thanks to its authentic off-road capabilities and sumptuously appointed interior cabin. In fact, the Patrol Wagon pushes boundaries and shifts the expectations of the modern South African urban warrior and off-road adventurer while still providing enhanced interior comfort and refined luxury which will make everyone in the family happy.

Experience the power of the Nissan Patrol base model for yourself! Jump into the iconic Patrol top model from Nissan and become part of the history of one of the most enduring Nissan models ever built. Now in its 6th generation and second model upgrade, the Patrol SUV is the pinnacle of luxury and one of the safest vehicles we’ve ever built. Contact one of our new vehicle sales staff at our showrooms in Kuils River, Johannesburg, Stellenbosch or Uitenhage and book a test drive of the exceptionally reliable and awe-inspiring Nissan Patrol SUV Wagon today!

Cool Gadgets And Luxurious Touches

Let’s be honest, the Nissan Patrol has grown from the ugly duckling of previous generations into a stunningly good looking vehicle that will have you swanning around the highways and backroads of South Africa in style. It is an SUV which makes its physical presence known, not just because of its size, but also because of its downright formidable presence and muscular looks. But get inside of the new Nissan Patrol and you’ll be pleasantly surprised by the vehicle’s level of comfort and next-generation sophistication. Leather trim, chrome door handles and an audio system that includes CD/DVD, AM/FM radio, MP3 and USB, as well as iPod+ connectivity with Bluetooth® audio streaming on an IT Gen5 Audio platform. Additionally, it includes not one but two second-row seat 8″ QHD entertainment screens with headphones and remote control to keep the family at the back entertained even on the longest of drives. These two screens and the front monitor can even display three different images or programs, and will easily keep the family entertained no matter how long (or short) the journey.

In Conclusion

Though not all 4x4s are as tough as they look, our Nissan Patrol Wagon review team at Group1 has come to the conclusion that you can go ahead and judge the Nissan Patrol SUV by its cover. Refined yet rugged, this is an SUV that has Hollywood looks, but a tough as nails approach that will have you ripping up any type of driving surface. It’s also as powerful as they come, with all the credentials to prove that it’s a full-blooded off-roader and an absolute gem of a vehicle for a family who truly wants to stand out in a crowd.

Nissan Patrol Fuel Consumption Chart

Nissan Patrol Fuel Consumption*

Nissan had just one goal in mind with the Nissan Patrol Wagon, and that is to offer a powerful petrol-driven multipurpose Luxury Sports Utility Vehicle! Take a look at the Nissan Patrol Fuel Consumption Figures* below, and you’ll be pleased to read that they have managed to do exactly what they set out to do thanks to the following reasonable fuel economy figures for an engine of this size:

Fuel type Premium Unleaded Petrol – 95
Fuel tank capacity 140 Litres
Fuel consumption, Extra-urban (Highway)* 11 Litres Per 100kms
Fuel consumption, combined* 14 Litres Per 100kms
CO2 emission 343
Emission standard Euro V

*Subject to our Fuel Consumption Disclaimer

Nissan Patrol Safety & Security

When driving a Nissan Patrol Wagon, you can rest assured that each and every part of this quality 4×4 was designed with your safety in mind. In fact, the New Patrol is built to protect you through the passive and active safety features included in the Nissan Intelligent Mobility System and the Nissan Safety Shield Technology.

  • Intelligent Around View® Monitor (AVM)
  • Vehicle Dynamic Control (VDC)
  • Traction Control System (TCS)
  • Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS)
  • Electronic Brakeforce Distribution (EBD)
  • Hill Descent Control (HDC) with on/off switch
  • Hill Start Assist (HSA)
  • Nissan Anti Theft System (NATS)
  • Intelligent Cruise Control (ICC)
  • Intelligent Forward Collision Warning (FCW)
  • Intelligent Distance Control Assist (DCA)
  • Driver and passenger front and side-impact SRS airbags
  • Curtain SRS airbag
  • 3 child restraint anchorage points
  • Front and rear parking sensors

Nissan Patrol Wagon Dimensions

With great power comes impressive dimensions, and the Nissan Patrol 4×4 SUV is about as impressive a vehicle as you will see on South African roads! The brand new Nissan Patrol’s size is a physical embodiment of true power and boasts some rather eye-popping vehicle dimensions:

  • Overall length 5165 mm
  • Overall width (excluding mirrors) 1995 mm
  • Overall height 1940 mm
  • Wheelbase 3075 mm
  • Min. Turning circle (kerb to kerb) 12,5 meters
  • Tare mass 2746 kgs
  • Gross Vehicle Mass (GVM) 3500 kgs
  • Ground Clearance, unladen 272 mm
  • Approach angle 34,3 Degrees
  • Departure angle 26,2 Degrees
  • Ramp angle 24,4 Degrees
  • Trailer with brakes 3500 kgs
  • Trailer without brakes 750 kgs
  • Gross front axle capacity 1650 kgs
  • Gross rear axle capacity 2030 kgs

Nissan Patrol Colours

Why hesitate? Get your Nissan Patrol SUV in one of these eye-catching colours created to bring out the best in the rugged good looks of the Nissan Patrol Wagon in South Africa.

  • Dark Brown
  • Pearl White
  • Black
  • Gun Metallic
  • Titanium
  • Silver

Frequently Asked Nissan Patrol Questions and Answers

Which Nissan Patrol should I buy?

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The one and only luxury 5.6 V8 LE 4 Wheel Drive 7-speed Automatic Patrol SUV is as BIG on power, style and looks as it is on luxury. You’d be hard pressed to find a better SUV anywhere in South Africa, and it comes with standard features such as indulgent leather seats, expansive luggage space, built-in cooler box, noise reduction technology, Dual Zone climate control, 8” WVGA monitors for second row passengers, an 8” Wide Video Graphic Array (WVGA) centre front display screen, Radio AM/FM, CD/MP3 player with 2GB HDD music box, Bluetooth, USB and iPod connectivity, Intelligent Ride Control, Helical Limited Slip Differential (LSD) and Rear Differential Lock, Active Brake Limited Slip (ABLS), Off-Road Monitor and an Intelligent Tyre Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS).

What are the variants of the Nissan Patrol?

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There is only one variant of the latest generation Nissan Patrol available, and this is the 5.6 V8 LE 4 Wheel Drive 7-speed Automatic model variant. This is the ultimate luxury SUV that is still a more than capable off-road vehicle. It is both beauty and the beast and it is available at Group1 Nissan in the Western Cape, Gauteng and the Eastern Cape.

Which Nissan Patrol model is the best?

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There is only one model of the Nissan Patrol available and that is the 5.6 V8 LE 4 Wheel Drive 7-speed Automatic. It is a decadently appointed vehicle that has not sacrificed style or power to create what many are calling the best SUV in the world. This is a vehicle that has to be experienced at least one in your life, so call us today to book a test drive and we will bring this ultimate SUV right to your door for you to tryout and enjoy.

Which Nissan Patrol should I buy?

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You have two options, a new 5.6 V8 LE 4 Wheel Drive 7-speed Automatic Nissan Patrol or a Pre-owned Nissan Patrol. Either way you’re getting a premium SUV that is reliable, safe, luxurious and capable of taking on almost anything the African cities, suburbs and bushveld can throw at it.

What is the top of the range Nissan Patrol?

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5.6 V8 LE 4 Wheel Drive 7-speed Automatic Nissan Patrol is the only variant of the Patrol SUV sold in South Africa, which makes it the top of the range version of this vehicle. It is an expression of luxury and power that is unrivalled in its class.

Is the Nissan Patrol automatic?

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Yes, it has a 7-speed Automatic Transmission!

What are the safety features in the Nissan Patrol?

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For a full list of Patrol Safety features please take a look at the safety features breakdown on this page. Some the the standout Safety features include an Intelligent Around View® Monitor (AVM), Intelligent Cruise Control (ICC), Intelligent Forward Collision Warning (FCW) and Intelligent Distance Control Assist (DCA).

Is the Nissan Patrol reliable?

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Nissan uses its more than half a century of experience building Nissan Patrols to provide one of the most reliable SUVs currently available anywhere in the world. Launched in 2017 in South Africa, the current 7th-generation Patrol is the best version of this vehicle yet. It perfectly blends technology, mobility and reliability to offer the discerning SUV driver class-leading tech features as well as proven performance and versatility. Added to this are sophisticated styling and superior comfort features along with a host of next-generation safety features. Book your test drive today to experience the Patrol for yourself to learn more about just how good this SUV really is.

What size engine does the Nissan Patrol have?

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The Nissan Patrol SUV comes standard with the mighty VK56 K1 5.6-litre V8 engine.

What are the engine specifications of the Nissan Patrol?

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The engine specifications are as impressive as the rest of the vehicle itself, and these figures will attest to: The Patrol has a Displacement of 5552 ccs, it has a Bore and Stroke of 98×92 mm, a Compression Ratio of 10.8:1 and the engine provides 560 NM of Torque at 4000 RPM. For more about the engine power of the Nissan Patrol, please take a look at the FAQ below.

What is the power of the Nissan Patrol?

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Since it was first launched over 7 decades ago the Nissan Patrol name has been synonymous with power. Each new generation has built on this reputation to offer better performance and power than the next. The current Patrol is no exception to this and its massive 5.6l V8 petrol-driven engine pushes out a mind-blowing 298.4kWs of engine power!

What tyres does the Nissan Patrol have?

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All of the new current generation Patrol SUVs utilise 18″ x 8J alloy wheels which use 265/70R18 tyres as a factory standard.

What is the Nissan Patrol luggage capacity?

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There are 550-litres of luggage space available in the Patrol with the third-row seats upright which can be increased to 1490-litres when utilising the third-row seating manual recline and fold function.

What is the fuel tank capacity of Nissan Patrol?

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The Patrol has a fuel tank capacity of 140-litres.

How many seats does the Nissan Patrol have?

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It has a seating capacity of 7, which it does easily thanks to the generous size and comfort features of the interior cabin.

What is the Nissan Patrol interior like?

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With the largest interior space in its class, an extra quiet cabin and a host of luxury comfort and convenience features, the Nissan Patrol interior could be called palatial. These features include but are not limited to: Leather accented seat trim, Climate Control front 8Way/Power (Slide, Reclining) and Lifter and Lumber support and Memory (linked I-Key) front seats, Full Auto Dual Zone air-conditioning with Intelligent Key memory, an Audio System with CD/DVD, AM/FM radio, MP3 and USB /iPod+ connectivity with Bluetooth® audio streaming – IT Gen5 Audio platform, Satellite Navigation with 3D mapping and 8″ integrated colour display with touch screen, Bluetooth® hands-free phone system with steering wheel controls and USB charging port, 13 Premium Bose® speakers, Sunglasses holder, Smart Rear-View Mirror, Intelligent Key™ with remote keyless entry, Push-button Engine Start Standard, Off-Road Monitor, First-Row Centre Console Cool Box, Rear luggage area light, First row and second-row auto up/down power windows, Two second-row seat 8″ QHD entertainment screens with headphones and remote control, Second-row air conditioning controls and Cargo net hooks.

How many colours are available in Nissan Patrol?

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The New Nissan Patrol is available in 7 eye-catching colours. These are Dark Brown, Desert Dune, Pearl White, Gun Metallic, Titanium, Silver and Black.

What engine oil is best for the Nissan Patrol?

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It is recommended that only synthetics brand Shell, Castrol and Mobil oils are used when topping up the engine oil of your patrol. The grade of oil might differ depending on the time of year and temperature in certain areas of South Africa. These grade breakdown would be as follows: All-season with a temperature of +25 to -25 °C it would be 5W-50 10W-60 grade, Winter with a temperature of -35 to +5 °C it would be 0W-50 0W-60 grade and in Summer with a temperature of -5 to +45 °C the grade of oil would be 15W-50 15W-60.

What is the oil capacity for the Nissan Patrol?

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Please contact us with your vehicle VIN number and we will share the exact latest model information with you directly. As a guide however the VK56 K1 5.6-litre V8 engine which powers the Patrol SUV uses 6.5-litres when replacing the oil filter as well, or 6.2-litres without replacing the filter. Please note, manufacturer improvements to the engine of the Patrol could affect these figures even further in the future. Furthermore, when attempting any engine spare part or consumable replacement you might be in danger of voiding your warranty, always check with us before performing any work on your vehicle.

What is the tyre pressure for the Nissan Patrol?

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This tyre pressure placard on the inside of the door of the Nissan Patrol recommends a minimum tyre pressure of 35psi. Please note that this is equal to 240kPa or 2.4 bar.

What is the acceleration of the Nissan Patrol?

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Nissan has not released any official acceleration figures for the Patrol, however, it does in our test driving experience deliver a very decent linear acceleration and offers a very good overtaking performance.

What is the Nissan Patrol’s top speed?

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The New Nissan Patrol has an impressive top speed of 210 kilometres per hour!

What is the mileage of the Nissan Patrol?

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The mileage of a new Nissan Patrol will always be very low as the few kilometres it does have on it would have been accrued through rolling of the manufacturing floor at the factory and positioning the vehicle on the showroom floor. If you take delivery of your new vehicle at your home or place of work the vehicle will be driven to the destination if it is close to one of our showrooms. Nationwide delivery to outlying areas would involve a specialised vehicle delivery truck with a possible short drive to a central storage area before you take delivery. Either way, the mileage added to your new vehicle should be negligible.

What battery does the Nissan Patrol have?

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As a guideline, we suggest that you use a type 650 CR battery. Please note however that this is a guide only and we suggest that you bring your vehicle to us or take it to an automotive battery specialist before performing a battery change yourself. Not only could the wrong battery potentially damage the electronics system of your vehicle, but this action could also possibly void your vehicle warranty. Chat to our team of technical experts before performing any work on your Patrol.

Does the Nissan Patrol have a spare tyre?

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Yes, there is a manufacturer-supplied spare wheel in the boot of the Patrol.

What is the weight of the Nissan Patrol?

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The gross vehicle mass of the Nissan patrol is 3500kg’s.

What is the Nissan Patrol load capacity?

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The Nissan Patrol has a gross front axle capacity of 1,650 kg and a gross rear axle capacity of 2030kg.

What is Nissan Patrol towing capacity?

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The latest Patrol has an amazing towing capacity of 3,500 kg when the trailer is braked and 750kg when the trailer is not braked.

What is the standard service plan and warranty and service intervals on the Nissan Patrol?

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The Nissan Patrol has a 3-year/90 000km service plan, a 6-year/150 000km warranty and 15 000km service intervals.

Is the Nissan Patrol station wagon available in South Africa?

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Yes, the latest 6th-generation Nissan Patrol Wagon is available in South Africa and while it may not be a station wagon in the traditional sense of the term, it’s certainly a looker and top performer!

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