Minivans are not one of the most amazing cars and trucks around, however nothing else body design can match the degree of functionality provided by a blocky and also upright lorry. In an SUV-obsessed globe, Nissan firmly insists there’s still an area for an honest-to-God family members hauler, for this reason the sixth-gen Serena. The nameplate presented in the very early 1990s proceeds for a much more innovative minivan with the most recent technology and also a a lot more sizable cabin that can seat 8 individuals.
Formed like a block on wheels to make best use of indoor space, the 2023 Serena has a modern-day front fascia with fronts lights that assimilate with the big grille. Nissan states it has actually fitted the best windshield in the section to enhance exterior exposure, even more improved by the extensive greenhouse with large side home windows. The gliding door on the guest side has hands-free, auto-open procedure while all lights make use of LEDs.
The vehicle driver obtains an added 120 millimeters (4.7 inches) of legroom contrasted to the outbound minivan inside an upgraded cabin debuting a brand-new switch-type shifter. Moms and dads with great deals of youngsters will certainly enjoy to listen to water-repellent seat furniture is consisted of, as are a wide variety of USB ports and also Wi-Fi to energize mobile media gadgets to maintain them active throughout lengthy journeys. All guests have their very own a/c controls, together with a pre-cooling air conditioning capability.
Relying on the trim degree, the Nissan Serena is either 4,690 mm (184.6 in) or 4,765 mm (187.5 in) long and also 1,695 mm (66.7 in) or 1,715 mm (67.5 in) large. Elevation additionally relies on the version as some are 1,870 mm (73.6 in) high while others procedure 1885 mm (74.2 in) or 1895 mm (74.6 in). Regarding the wheelbase is worried, it’s either 3,135 mm (123.4 in) or 3,145 mm (123.8 in). Relying on spec, weight differs from 2,110 to 2,235 kgs (4,652 to 4,927 extra pounds).
The gas variation utilizes a 2.0-liter normally aspirated engine with 150 horse power (110 kilowatts) and also 200 Newton-meters (148 pound-feet) of torque provided with or without four-wheel drive and also a CVT. There’s additionally a crossbreed e-Power design (2WD just) with a brand-new and also quieter 1.4-liter engine generating 98 hp (72 kW) and also 123 Nm (91 lb-ft). Incorporated with the electrical motor, the complete system result is 163 hp (120 kW) and also 315 Nm (232 lb-ft).
An essential function is ProPilot 2.0 allowing hands-free driving in a solitary lane on a freeway at rates of 40 km/h (25 miles per hour) and also greater for the range-topping Luxion trim degree with e-Power. The front runner additionally obtains ProPilot Park, which signs up and also identifies garage lines for the very first time on a Nissan design. Opt for the crossbreed and also the optional source of power to energize electrical home appliances in the very same blood vessel as EVs use bidirectional billing.
Rates begins at 2,768,700 yen (concerning $20,000) for the base gas design and also increases to 4,798,200 yen ($ 34,700) for the e-Power Luxion. The initial to take place sale will certainly be traditionally powered Serena this wintertime, with the crossbreed to comply with in springtime 2023.