2021 Nissan Navara to be Produced in South Africa

The upcoming 2021 Nissan Navara will hit the dealerships later in 2020. The Japanese manufacturer is willing to introduce various upgrades later next year. Furthermore, Navara will go on sale globally. According to latest reports, new pickup truck will be produced in company’s plant in South Africa. Fans in North America don’t have to worry as Navara’s sibling Nissan Frontier will become available once again. Nissan plans to double the sales of its famous model.

Thanks to that, further changes and improvements are a must. For 2021, Navara will get numerous visual changes, and it will look more attractive as a result. Moreover, Nissan will try to deliver stronger performances. In order to that, Navara will offer both gasoline and diesel engines. The interior will also seek additional modernization.

2021 Nissan Navara exterior

2021 Navara Exterior Facelift

In terms of design, 2021 Nissan Navara will gain mid-cycle refreshments. Thanks to that, new pickup truck will look more attractive, and it will wear more modern styling. The front fascia comes with the same trapezoidal grille, but it will gain further chrome accents. Moreover, LED headlights are unchanged, and front bumper will look bolder than ever before. Hood is also intact, and side profile now comes with new 18-inch wheels that are optional.

The Japanese manufacturer will extend the use of aluminum, and the vehicle’s weight is additionally reduced. On top of that, aerodynamics are slightly improved. This should result in better fuel efficiency. Navara’s dimensions will remain, just like its shape. Knowing that, there won’t be new architecture, as some rumors suggested. Navara continues to share numerous styling cues with the Pathfinder model. Finally, Nissan will once again offer both two-door and four-door variants.

2021 Nissan Navara facelift

Interior Improvements

On the inside, the approaching 2021 Nissan Navara will look very stylish. The Japanese manufacturer did a great job of delivering such a modern interior. Don’t expect significant changes inside the cabin as Navara will get minor improvements. According to Nissan, its pickup truck will get slightly better comfort and more standard features. Interior layout will largely remain which is a good thing.

If you want more luxury, the range-topping trim level comes with leather seats and other premium amenities. For 2021, Navara’s interior will get slightly more chrome trims. Displays, interior room, and list of optional features are all unchanged. Finally, while not official, Navara could get more driver-assistance features.

2021 Nissan Navara interior

Is Navara Getting a New Engine?

No one actually knows if the 2021 Nissan Navara will arrive with the brand-new engine. To this date, a famous pickup truck will offer two powertrain options. The first one is a 2.3-liter diesel engine that delivers 210 hp and 350 lb-ft of torque. The second unit is a 2.5-liter gasoline engine.

According to Nissan, this gasoline engine will get slightly more power. The 2021 Navara could get a new 3.0-liter gasoline powerplant on some markets. Reportedly, this mill is producing 300 horsepower and 320 lb-ft of torque. A hybrid variant is another possibility that will most likely roll out in 2022.

2021 Nissan Navara Price and Release Date

When it comes to the starting price, the new 2021 Nissan Navara will cost around $28,000. It is a small jump in price over the current model. If you want the range-topping trim level, you must pay over $40,000.

New Navara will go on sale, globally, later in 2020. Whatsoever, the Japanese company will produce new pickup truck in South Africa. The customers in the U.S. can buy new model known as “Nissan Frontier.”

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