The 2014 Nissan NV Cargo is the first full-size SUV built by the Japanese automaker to the U.S. and Canada, and sold by the Nissan. Until the introduction of the Nissan NV, Mexico was only country in North America selling the full-size Nissan Van, like the Nissan Urvan is sold there. But with the introduction of the NV, which will replace the Urvan for Mexico. There was also a small pickup truck in Thailand is sold as the “Nissan NV,” that was based on the AD Wagon (Y10), the relative of the Nissan Sunny.
The 2014 Nissan NV Cargo uses the same F-Alpha platform as does the Nissan Titan full-size pickup, but due to the need for a flat load floor that is highly modified and end up sharing mainly power train parts and aspects of appearance. The NV also is available with rear-wheel drive, coupled to a 5-speed automatic transmission. The NV is not directed directly to buyers of Ford E-Series and Chevrolet Express, but rather private users who are often far more comfortable buying pickup trucks. The outputs of 4.0 liters V6 engine of 261 horsepower and 281 lb.-ft. of torque, while the outputs of the 5.6-liter V8 engine of 317 horsepower and 385 lb-ft of torque. The V8 versions are also electronically limited to a top speed of 100 mph (161 km / h).
2014 Nissan NV Cargo 1500
The NV1500 has a load capacity of 2,590 pounds (1,175 kg), similar to the pickup truck GMC / Chevrolet with the same name “1500”, and informally known as “half-ton”. It is available with 4-liter V6. It is available in S or SV setting, with SV receive a chrome grille, the mirrors and bumpers.
2014 Nissan NV Cargo 2500
The 2014 Nissan NV Cargo 2500 HD (high definition for “heavy duty”) is equipped with the 4-liter V6 engine, with the largest V8 available as an option. The payload is 3142 pounds (1,425 kg), similar to the pickup truck GMC / Chevrolet with the same name “2500”, and informally known as “three quarter ton”. As with the smaller 1500 (and higher capacity 3500), it is in S or better-equipped SV trim levels.
2014 Nissan NV Cargo 3500
The 2014 Nissan NV Cargo 3500 HD is the heavyweight class offered, and is only available with the big V8 engine of 5.6 liters with either a low or a high ceiling. Payload capacity of 3,925 pounds (1,780 kg), similar to the pickup truck GMC / Chevrolet with the same name “3500”, and informally known as “a ton”.