GoAutoLogo
MENU

Car reviews - Nissan - Navara

Overview

Nissan improves Navara appeal with the Series III suspension and equipment upgrades

Nissan logo28 Feb 2018

NISSAN Motor Corporation has set ambitious goals for its global light-commercial vehicles division under its current mid-term plan, with a minimum 40 per cent increase in sales volume expected by 2022 – largely on the back of its Navara one-tonne pick-up, which is now sold across a whopping 133 markets.

Australia is currently the Japanese manufacturer’s third-biggest market behind Mexico and Thailand, however sales of the new D23 (or NP300) series launched in 2015 have been well behind the previous combined D40/D22 generations, managing only 16,532 new registrations last year – some 9500 units behind where Navara was just five years earlier.

Perhaps surprisingly, Australian-market tuning for its suspension and steering was not conducted before the D23’s launch, and while a Series II update released a year ago went some way to addressing customer concerns – specifically for dual-cab models with the five-link coil-spring rear suspension – further mechanical changes have now been implemented with this Series III update.

Nissan is clearly now listening to Australia as it openly needs to improve Navara’s sales performance here to meet its objectives.

The question is: do we now have the Navara we should have received in 2015?

Gallery

Click to see larger images

Model release date: 1 February 2018

Click to share

Click below to follow us on
Facebook  Twitter  Instagram

Enquire on or Test Drive a New Navara

Customer Terms and Conditions – New Car Lead enquires

Agreement

This is an agreement between GoAutoMedia Pty Limited ACN 094 732 457 of PO Box 18, Beach Road, Sandringham, VIC, 3191 (“we/us”), the owner and operator of the GoAuto.com.au website (“the website”) and the person wanting GoAuto.com.au to provide them with a lead for the purchase of a new car (“you”).

By completing a New Car Lead Enquiry, you agree to the terms and conditions and disclaimers and acknowledge the policies set out below.

Terms and Conditions

  • In order for us to effect a lead you must you must complete a New Car Lead Enquiry (“Enquiry”).
  • We will call you as soon as possible after you complete the Enquiry and certainly no later than the next business day. When we call, we will discuss with you your new car requirements.
  • You consent to our passing on the Enquiry and your requirements to an appropriate authorised motor car dealer as a lead.
  • We will contact you again in approximately eight days following your initial enquiry to check on the progress of the Enquiry.
  • While we will provide the dealer with the Enquiry and details of your new car requirements, we take no responsibility for what happens after passing on that material as a lead.
  • You acknowledge that we are a new car information service providing new car editorial information, pictures and prices to our customers as a guide only. Any new car prices published on the website are the manufacturers’ recommended retail prices and do not include delivery charges and on-road costs. Any authorized motor car dealer to which we pass on your Enquiry as a lead will provide you with full details of the price at which the vehicle will be sold to you.
  • You acknowledge that we do not sell motor vehicles. Any sale of a new car to you by a dealer after we have passed on your Enquiry to that dealer as a lead, is a sale by that dealer not by us.

Privacy Policy– New Car Lead Enquires

  • We take privacy very seriously. We understand that you will only complete an Enquiry if you can trust us to protect your personal information and use it appropriately. Our policy is to ensure that the personal information collected when you make an Enquiry is only used for the purposes of connecting you with an authorised motor car dealer.
  • We do not on-sell information collected from you or any other customer.
  • From time to time, we may email you with information or promotions that may be relevant for car buyers. You will continue to receive communications from us unless you tell us that you do not want to receive any advertising or promotional information in the future by unsubscribing from these communications.
close
* Denotes required field
** Australian inquiries only
*** Prices exclude on road costs and dealer delivery fees

Navara pricing

Motor industry news

GoAutoNews is Australia’s number one automotive industry journal covering the latest news, future and new model releases, market trends, industry personnel movements, and international events.

Catch up on all of the latest industry news with this week's edition of GoAutoNews
Click here