2023 Nissan Livina joins PH MPV segment with P1.029M starting price

Updated Sep 07, 2022 | Same topic: Automotive Industry Updates

Nissan Philippines’ lineup is growing fast.

Following the introduction of the Kicks e-Power, Nissan Philippines has launched another new model to the local market with the Livina, a seven-seater MPV.

Nissan Livina front view

2023 Nissan Livina

The Nissan Livina is based on the Mitsubishi Xpander courtesy of the Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Alliance. It is made available in the country in four variants, namely the base 1.5 E MT, 1.5 EL AT, VE AT, and top-spec 1.5 VL AT. 


Right off the bat, the Mitsubishi Xpander silhouette in the Livina is apparent. But Nissan integrated a few of its signature design details to make the MPV like its own including the V-Motion grille. It is complemented by halogen headlamps on the side as standard, while the EL, VE, and VL get daytime running lights (DRLs).

Nissan Livina rear view

It shares the same platform as the Mitsubishi Xpander

The Livina E variant is fitted with 15-inch steel wheels, with the EL comes with a silver-painted wheel finish. For a larger set of wheels, you can consider opting for the VE and VL trim which has 16-inch machine-finished alloy wheels. As standard, the front wheels use ventilated discs, while the rear wheels are installed with disc brakes.


Inside, the interior is once again similar to the one you will see in the Xpander, particularly in the pre-facelift version. You are greeted with black leather seats in the top-of-the-line model. Meanwhile, the rest of the variants come with fabric seats, with the EL and VL getting a brown finish.

Nissan Livina interior view

The Nissan MPV has a dark cabin theme

We can’t move on without discussing the second and third-row seats in an MPV. The second row has a 60:40 split configuration with a center armrest, while the third row is a 50:50 split seat fold and recline functions. Moreover, the vehicle comes with Nissan Genuine Accessory-floor mats as standard across the range.

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Tech & Safety

The Nissan Livina E, VE, and VL are equipped with a 7-inch infotainment touchscreen with Phonelink and Bluetooth. Of note, there’s no Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. Meanwhile, a 2-DIN audio system is fitted into the EL AT variant, coming with USB, AUX, tuner, and CD connectivity. Interestingly, the entry-level EL MT is fitted with a 7-inch infotainment touchscreen. 

Nissan Livina third row seats

Entering the 7-seater market

In the safety department, only the VE and VL get Hill Start Assist (HSA), a reverse camera, Vehicle Dynamic Control (VDC), Traction Control System (TCS), and parking sensors. As for standard safety bits, the list includes two front SRS airbags, ISOFIX and tether anchors, and a high mount stop lamp.

Engine & Powertrain

Powering the Japanese MPV is a 1.5-liter DOHC inline-4 gasoline engine capable of generating 104 horsepower and 141 Nm of torque. It is the same engine as the one in the Livina’s Mitsubishi sibling. If you are already familiar with it, you know that the power unit makes 104 horsepower and 141 Nm of torque.

Nissan Livina engine

Nissan Philippines' new people and cargo hauler

The transmission options of the two MPVs are also the same. A 5-speed manual transmission is offered in the base variant, while the rest use a 4-speed automatic transmission.


For your reference, here is the list of prices for the 2023 Nissan Livina:

  • Livina E MT – Php 1,029,000
  • Livina EL AT – Php 1,109,000
  • Livina VE AT – Php 1,149,000
  • Livina VL AT – Php 1,209,000

Sales of the new Nissan Livina will begin on September 15, 2022, at all authorized Nissan Philippines dealerships nationwide.

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Know more about Nissan Livina 2024

Nissan Livina

The all-new Nissan Livina 2023 is a front-wheel-drive, seven-seater MPV. In the local market, it has a total of four different variants with a price ranging from Php 1,029,000 to Php 1,209,000. 

Under the hood of this Nissan MPV is a 1.5-liter inline-4 gasoline engine. It has the same engine that is currently used in the Mitsubishi Xpander, and it also has an output of 103 horsepower and 141 Nm of torque. Depending on the trim, it either gets a five-speed manual or a four-speed automatic gearbox.  

When it comes to dimensions, The Livina is 4,510mm long, 1,750mm wide, and 1,700 to 1,665mm in height. Its wheelbase then spans 2,775mm.  

Competing against the Nissan Livina in the local market is the Mitsubishi Xpander and Xpander Cross, Suzuki Ertiga and XL7, Toyota Rush, Toyota Avanza, among others.  

₱ 1,049,000 - ₱ 1,229,000

Rex Sanchez

Rex Sanchez


Rex Sanchez grew up in Saudi Arabia where he saw and got into the automotive scene. He started his career for an aviation company in the said region, writing about turbines and rotors which are later distributed for educational purposes. And now, he joined Philkotse.com as a staff writer. Currently, he is the youngest on the team and is more than ready to grow in the field.

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