Nissan NV350 Urvan Premium 2018 to arrive in our country next month

Updated Jun 07, 2021 | Same topic: Most Updated Car Concept

An automatic variant of the Nissan NV350 Urvan Premium 2018 will hit the Philippine market this November.

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.  

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Angular front of 2 Nissan NV350 Urvan Premium 2018

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.

Interior of the Nissan NV350 Urvan Premium 2018

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.

Engine of the NV350 Urvan Premium 2018

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:

2018 Nissan Urvan Premium price in the Philippines
 Variant Transmission Engine  Price 
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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Know more about Nissan NV350 Urvan 2022

Nissan NV350 Urvan

The Nissan NV350 Urvan is a rear-wheel-drive van for the Philippines market. Nissan PH currently offers five variants for the said model, and the Nissan NV350 Urvan 2022 Philippines price range from Php 1,172,000 to Php 1,866,000. 

Under the hood of the Urvan is a 2.5-liter turbodiesel engine making up to 127 horsepower and 356 Nm of torque. Power is then sent to its rear wheels through a five-speed manual gearbox or a five-speed automatic transmission depending on the variant. 

Size-wise, the top-spec Urvan has a length of 5,230mm, a width of 1,880mm, and a height of 2,285mm. Meanwhile, the lower trims are a bit more compact with a length of 5,080mm, a width of 1,695mm. All do come with a wheelbase length of 2,940mm, and a ground clearance of 195mm. 

Locally, the Urvan competes against the likes of the Toyota Hiace, Hyundai Grand Starex, Maxus V80, Foton Transvan, among others. 

₱ 1,172,000 - ₱ 1,896,000

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