The Nissan Grand Livina was first launched in Indonesia on April 5, 2007. In China, Nissan Motor Company Ltd marketed the multi-purpose vehicle as the Livina Geniss. Initially, it was offered in the following lineup: a 1.8 Highway Star complete with body kits, a 1.8-liter Ultimate, a 1.8-liter XV, a 1.5-liter XV, and a 1.5-liter SV.
Three years after, the Japanese carmaker released a refreshed version of the Nissan Grand Livina in Indonesia. The revamped multi-purpose vehicle received a new exterior but the 1.8 XV and the I.8 Ultimate variants were removed from the lineup. It was replaced by the L-11 and X-Gear series that debuted at the Shanghai International Automobile Industry Exhibition.
In the Philippines, the Nissan Grand Livina was introduced in 2007 to challenge the popular Toyota Innova. Also, the multi-purpose van was assembled at the Japanese carmaker’s plant in Santa Rosa Laguna from 2006 to 2018.
The Nissan Grand Livina measures 4,485mm long, 1,700mm wide, and 1,590mm tall.
It features a trendy and modern exterior detailed with smooth edges and curves. Notable highlights include a wide three-slotted chrome grille, a pair of swooping headlights, a durable front bumper with air intakes, fog lamps, body-colored side mirrors with LED indicators, high-mounted LED rear stop lamp, rear bumper with reflectors, horizontal taillights, and a set of 15-inch alloy wheels.
The Nissan Grand Livina offers a comfortable and spacious cabin courtesy of its 2,600mm wheelbase. Interior highlights include the premium interior trim finish, five to seven seats depending on the variant, foldable second and third-row seats with lock-release straps, cupholders in all rows, a multi-function three-spoke steering wheel with audio controls, a well-designed instrument panel with wood trimmings, and more.
Technology & Safety Features
The Nissan Grand Livina is fitted with an audio system with AM/FM radio, CD, and MP3 player. It is paired with 13 speakers that include two subwoofers.
In terms of safety, the Nissan Grand Livina is built with an anti-lock braking system, electric power steering, brake assist system, electronic brakeforce distribution, seatbelts with load limiters and pre-tensioners, and a zone body construction.
Platform & Chassis
The Nissan Grand Livina utilized the Nissan B platform. It is equipped with independent McPherson strut suspension at the front and torsion beam type suspension at the rear.
Engine & Drivetrain
The Nissan Grand Livina is a front-engine, front-wheel-drive multipurpose vehicle. It is powered by a 1.8-liter MR18DE6 engine paired with a six-speed manual transmission guaranteed to produce 124 horsepower with 174 Newton meters of torque.