As announced last month, Nissan Philippines Inc. (NPI) will launch a new variant of the Nissan NV350 Urvan Premium 2018 with an automatic gearbox. According to the latest car news, the updated version will officially hit the Philippine market next month. Additionally, the aforementioned van also gets an update on its body and standard.
The Nissan Urvan Premium is a spacious road trip machine
The Urvan Premium made its official debut in Japan three months ago with the nameplate as the NV350 Caravan. And the upcoming arrival of the van promises to bring sweet surprise for Filipino car lovers.
Still, the Japanese manufacturer hasn’t disclosed full information about the PH-specs version but surely it will be a left-hand drive variant of the NV350 Caravan.
NPI will debut a new variant of the NV350 Urvan Premium 2018 with an automatic gearbox this November
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The Nissan NV350 Urvan Premium 2018 exterior is adorned with a stronger and more outstanding “V-motion” grille. At the front, the van also gets refreshed on its bumper, foglight system and LED headlights. The rear is now equipped with new tail lights, while the wheels wear a new wrap. Other parts remain unchanged.
Mr. Ramesh Narasimhan, NPI President and Managing director also said that the new van would be getting an update in its standard equipment. Though, he didn’t reveal exact features to be included in the standard package. It is expected that the van will be loaded with an automatic climate control or a sound and entertainment system or even more safety features.
The NV350 Urvan Premium will be getting an update in its standard equipment
Coming to the hottest news we have mentioned before, the NV350 Urvan Premium will come equipped with a 5-speed automatic transmission. In the Japanese market, the van runs with a 2.5L liter turbodiesel engine and also offers two options in gas engine including 2.0L and 2.5L unit. In the Philippines, it is likely that there won't be gas options. Speaking of the diesel, the large van will be empowered by same diesel engine as the current model's which is capable of dishing out 127 hp and 356 Nm of torque.
The all-new NV350 Urvan Premium will be equipped with a 5-speed automatic transmission
According to Narasimhan, the price of the Nissan NV350 Urvan Premium 2018 automatic variant will be slightly increased compared to the manual version.
In the meantime, let's take a look at our table of the Nissan NV350 Urvan Premium 2018 variants and prices in the Philippines:
|Nissan NV350 Urvan Cargo||Manual||Diesel||₱1,245,000|
|Nissan NV350 Urvan Shuttle 15-seater||Manual||Diesel||₱1,252,000|
|Nissan NV350 Urvan 18-seater||Manual||Diesel||₱1,265,000|
|Nissan NV350 Urvan Escapade 12-seater||Manual||Diesel||₱1,443,000|
|Nissan NV350 Urvan Super Elite Escapade 10-seater||Manual||Diesel||₱1,523,000|
|Nissan NV350 Urvan Premium||Manual||Diesel||₱1,650,000|
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