The all-new 2021 Nissan Navara will be produced in South Africa. Obviously, Nissan set its sights far beyond Asian and North American markets. Navara model is basically the same as the Nissan Frontier model. Now, new Navara will be produced in South Africa as well. The goal is to double current sales.
For that reason, the 2021 Navara will get further upgrades and changes. The exterior will look aggressive and stylish. Navara will offer a very modern and comfortable cabin. Under the bonnet, midsize pickup will arrive with gasoline and diesel engine options. Also, you can count on plenty of optional packages and numerous trim levels.
2021 Nissan Navara Exterior Upgrades
New 2021 Nissan Navara pickup will get plenty of upgrades from the outside. The front part now comes with a trapezoidal grille and it will feature more chrome accents. LED headlights are staying intact and the bumper is both bolder and wider. The hood also remains attractive and the new optional 18-inch wheels are available. Also, new Navara will be lighter than its predecessor.
Aerodynamics will be additionally improved so we can expect slightly better fuel economy rating. Some reports are suggesting dimensional changes but that is unlikely to happen right now. Interestingly, Navara is the same as the Frontier model. On top of that, both pickups are closely related to the Pathfinder model. For that reason, we can expect similar styling cues and off-road packages. Whatsoever, Navara offers a Pro-4X and Desert Runner models. Also, Navara will be available in both two and four-door body styles.
Cabin Design and Layout
From the inside, new Navara will be more modern than the current model. We don’t expect significant interior changes. Cabin design and layout should largely remain. We can expect slightly fewer buttons and the interior will be more practical. Comfort is great, especially in the upper trim levels. The dashboard will be slightly redesigned and it will look more stylish.
The cabin will sport more chrome materials. The interior room will remain but on the other hand, the 2021 Nissan Navara already offers plenty of cabin space. Cloth upholstery will remain standard and we can expect more upscale materials on the door panels and around the dash. Infotainment system and some other systems will surely get an update.
2021 Nissan Navara Engine
The upcoming 2021 Nissan Navara offers two drivetrain choices. A 2.3-liter diesel unit is producing up to 210 horsepower and 350 lb-ft of torque.
From now on, a 2.5-liter gasoline engine is available as well. This engine will produce more horses but it will also deliver smaller torque figures.
However, the biggest news is a hybrid drivetrain. Navara will probably use a 3.0-liter gasoline engine coupled with an electric motor and a battery pack. Navara Hybrid will generate up to 300 HP and 320 lb-ft of torque. Also, one can expect astonishing mileage figures.
Price and Release Date
The arriving pickup truck will cost higher than the current model. That means the 2021 Nissan Navara will start at around $27,000. The hybrid model will cost $33,000 and upper trims over $40,000.
As we mentioned, the Navara model will be produced in South Africa. Knowing that the pickup will be sold globally. Customers in the United States can find the Navara model under the name “Nissan Frontier”. The 2021 Navara will hit the dealerships later in 2020.