After we saw the pricing for the new 2011 Versa, Nissan also announced that its first entry into the commercial vehicle market in the United States, the 2012 Nissan NV will carry a base price of $24,590. The new car which will be produced at company’s Canton, MS. assembly facility, will go on sale through a select network of Nissan Commercial Vehicle dealers starting spring 2011.
As expected, the car will be available in three models: NV1500, NV2500 HD and NV3500 HD, and in two roof configurations – Standard Roof and High Roof.
The NV1500 will come as standard with a 4.0-liter V6 engine. The bigger NV2500 HD will be offered with a choice of 4.0-liter V6 or 5.6-liter V8 while the bigger NV3500 HD will come with standard 5.6-liter V8 engine.
The 4.0-liter V6 will deliver 261 hp and 281 lb-ft of torque, while the 5.6-liter V8 will bring 317 hp and an impressive 385 lb-ft of torque.
All models will be equipped with a 5-speed automatic transmission. Moreover, the 2012 Nissan NV will be offered in two grades, S and SV, each delivering smart functionality through a combination of the comfort and roominess of a pickup with the utility of a cargo van.
Some of the highlights of the 2012 Nissan NV include full access rear doors, reinforced integrated cargo area mounting points, vertical side walls in cargo in order to maximize usable space, water repellant cloth seating surfaces and multifunctional lockable center console offering space to hang files and store a laptop.
Regarding the prices, the NV 1500 Standard Roof SV V6 can be yours for $26,190, while the NV 2500 Standard Roof S V6 will carry a price of $25,590. The most expensive model will be the NV 3500 Standard Roof SV V8, which sells for $29,790.
Regarding the 2012 Nissan NV High Roof models, the pricing will start at $27,990 for the NV 2500 High Roof S V6 model, while the most expensive model will be the NV 3500 High Roof SV V8 which will be sold for $32,190.