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Nissan Navara SL directly driven by customer demand and feedback

Nissan's new Navara SL variant was created as a direct result of customer demand and feedback, with the company focusing its efforts on the rugged tradie that wants a good looking, honest workhorse. Speaking with CarAdvice at the recent Nissan Navara SII launch, Nissan Australia senior manager of product planning, Adrian Sciacca, said that Nissan is constantly listening to customers in the hunt for the right vehicle configuration...

Nissan Australia sales "a little off the pace", Wildtrak rival under consideration

Nissan Australia has admitted that its local sales performance is "a little off the pace", with a month-on-month improvement required to bring the brand back to target. But, speaking exclusively with CarAdvice at the recent Navara SII and Pathfinder launch, Nissan Australia boss Richard Emery suggested that while the company is behind on sales, it's not overly concerned...

January Sales: Toyota HiLux edges Ranger and Colorado

Now that we’re acclimatised to the idea of a light commercial being the nation’s top-selling vehicle for a calendar year, we can watch the market with a different set of eyes. We’re only one month into 2017, but the January figures for ute sales make for interesting reading, mostly on account of the ever-growing Toyota HiLux versus Ford Ranger battle — billed by some as the new Commodore v Falcon rivalry...

Nissan LCV head confident of "permanent need" for pickups into the future

The global head of Nissan light commercial vehicles says although the proliferation of electrified and autonomous passenger vehicles is imminent, the uniqueness and wide-ranging flexibility of pickups ensures they will be needed "forever"...

2009-2012 Nissan Navara, Patrol recalled for Takata airbags: 20,900 vehicles affected - UPDATE

Nissan has issued a recall for 20,906 of its previous-generation 'D22' Navara ute and 'Y61' Patrol off-roaders sold between 2009 and 2012 as part of the ongoing Takata airbag campaign. According to the Japanese manufacturer, affected vehicles could be fitted with passenger airbag inflators that may allow moisture to enter the unit...

2017 Nissan Navara Series 2 pricing and specs: Improved suspension, new SL 4x4 grade

Pricing and details for the 2017 Nissan Navara Series 2 have been released today, growing the number of variants beyond 30. First confirmed for dealers in late September, the Navara Series 2 introduces a new 'SL' model grade, along with a number of key updates to the suspension package of dual-cab models...

Nissan Navara EnGuard rescue concept bows in Hanover

Nissan has offered a look at what could easily be considered a rival to the tough-looking Ranger Wildtrak, unveiling its new Navara EnGuard concept. Revealed at the IAA Commercial Vehicle Show in Hanover, Germany, the Navara EnGuard was conceived as a rescue vehicle for "harsh and extreme environments"...

Nissan Navara SUV: Ford Everest rival spied in production body

Nissan’s answer to rugged SUVs such as the Ford Everest and Mitsubishi Pajero Sport is edging closer to production, as these new spy images of a development car show. The incoming Nissan Navara wagon spin-off, which will also tackle the Toyota Fortuner, Isuzu MU-X and Holden/Chevrolet Trailblazer, is expected to be available with both five-seat and seven-seat configurations and to premiere in 2017...

Nissan Navara SUV would be welcome in Australia

We’ve seen the spy shots and there’s no doubt that there is interest around the world in Nissan launching a Navara-based SUV, but would such an offering ever make it to Australia? “I would say that head office is still tossing that up,” Nissan Australia Managing Director and CEO Richard Emery told CarAdvice at the recent launch of the 2017 GT-R...

Nissan Navara Tradesman Canopy accessory recalled for window fix

Nissan is recalling 428 ‘D23’ Navara utes fitted with the genuine Tradesman Canopy accessory, over concerns misaligned window stoppers could cause the safety glass to shatter. According to the Japanese manufacturer, the side and rear lift window stoppers on the accessory could be out of alignment, which can cause the safety glass of the canopy’s windows to shatter when opening or closing, posing an injury hazard...

Nissan Juke, Navara recalled for warning light fix - 2500 vehicles affected

Nissan has issued a recall for its ‘F15’ Juke SUV and ‘D23’ Navara ute over concerns the Malfunction Indicator Light (MIL) or engine warning light may not illuminate as required. According to the manufacturer, the malfunction/warning light doesn’t illuminate when the exhaust system sensor fails...