Nissan Ariya: electric crossover with a range of up to 500 km, a 90 kW battery and a price tag of $ 40,000

Nissan has decided to replicate the success of the Leaf model with a new production electric vehicle called

Ariya.

What is known

The Nissan Ariya is an electric crossover based on the Nissan IMx concept car. It was shown at the Tokyo Auto Show back in the fall of 2018.

The car was built on the new platform of the Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi alliance. It differs from the Leaf's rear independent suspension and the ability to mount an electric motor on it.

Vehicle length is 4595 mm and width1850 m.By the way, the dimensions of Ariya are similar to the Nissan X-Trail, but at the same time it has a larger wheelbase - 2775 mm versus 2706 mm in the X-Trail. The height of the car is 1660 mm, and the trunk volume can reach 468 liters. The novelty offers a choice of five complete sets with different batteries and drives. The basic version has a 63 kW battery, and the top version has a 90 kW battery. The maximum cruising range is 500 km in the WLTP cycle.

Interestingly, the Nissan Ariya is also worth notingnew ProPILOT autopilot, voice assistant that starts with the phrase Hey Nissan, keyless entry, remote control, plus 12.3-inch dual-screen instrument cluster and color head-up display.

Price and when to wait

Nissan Ariya will go on sale in mid-2021 with a price tag of $ 40,000.

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