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TOUGH AND SMART NISSAN NAVARA WINS HONEST JOHN PICK-UP OF THE YEAR 2018 AWARD

  • Navara is named Honest John’s Pick-up of the Year for 2018 at the respected title’s annual awards
  • Praise for Navara included the model’s levels of comfort, refinement and impressive cabin quality
  • Navara also stands out thanks to affordable running costs and class-leading fuel economy

LONDON,UK, 3rd May, 2018 – The Nissan Navara has been awarded Pick-up of the Year at the prestigious 2018 Honest John Awards. The Navara was the most popular model amongst the website’s readers from a shortlist of pick-ups.

Honest John’s Managing Editor Dan Powell, recognised the Navara’s all-round capabilities, commenting that; “The Nissan Navara is one of the very best pick-ups on the market, with class-leading carrying and towing ability. It’s also comfortable and refined, winning praise for its smooth ride quality and car-like interior. It’s fantastic to see the Navara win the praise it so richly deserves, winning our Pick-up of the Year award.”

Alex Smith, Managing Director, Nissan Motor GB Ltd, added; “This latest award from Honest John consolidates Navara’s position as the benchmark model in the increasingly popular pick-up segment. It’s superbly capable in terms of both on and off road potential and payload capacity. SUV levels of refinement and a strong finance and warranty package make it a true all-rounder. We’d like to thank Honest John and importantly the readers, for making Navara their favourite pick-up.”

The Nissan Navara is engineered to always be in its element, with practical capabilities including a one tonne payload and impressive 3.5 tonne towing capacity. Navara also combines high levels of comfort and innovative technology with five-link rear suspension, a smart cabin, best-in-class fuel economy and the latest safety technology including forward emergency braking. Nissan Intelligent Driving features such as Around View Monitor are also available. Navara is covered by a 5-Year / 100,000 miles Pan-European Manufacturer Warranty.

The Nissan Navara features a powerful and efficient engine range and can be specified as either a double cab or king cab. Priced from £19,988 (Basic Retail Price excl. VAT), the Navara offers excellent value together with best-of-both worlds practicality and SUV-levels of comfort and innovative technology.

To find out more about the Nissan Navara, visit: https://www.nissan.co.uk/vehicles/new-vehicles/navara.html

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About Nissan in the UK

  • Nissan Sunderland Plant produces the Nissan Qashqai, Juke, Infiniti Q30 and the 100% electric Nissan LEAF
  • Production of lithium-ion batteries for electric vehicles began in 2012
  • Total plant volume since 1986 stands at more than 9 million units with 80 per cent of production exported to over 100 markets worldwide
  • Total investment made and announced since then is over £4.0 billion
  • 495,645 units were produced at Sunderland plant in 2017
  • Employment in Nissan’s UK design studio (Paddington, London), technical centre (Cranfield Bedfordshire), manufacturing plant (Sunderland, Tyne and Wear) and sales and marketing operations (Maple Cross, Hertfordshire) now totals more than 8,000.
  • A further 28,000 jobs in Nissan’s UK supply chain and 4,000 in its UK dealer network takes the total British jobs supported by Nissan to more than 40,000

 

About Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. Nissan is a global full-line vehicle manufacturer that sells more than 60 models under the Nissan, INFINITI and Datsun brands. In fiscal year 2017, the company sold 5.77 million vehicles globally, generating revenue of 11.9 trillion yen. On April 1, 2017, the company embarked on Nissan M.O.V.E. to 2022, a six-year plan targeting a 30% increase in annualized revenues to 16.5 trillion yen by the end of fiscal 2022, along with cumulative free cash flow of 2.5 trillion yen. As part of Nissan M.O.V.E. to 2022, the company plans to extend its leadership in electric vehicles, symbolized by the world's best-selling all-electric vehicle in history, the Nissan LEAF. Nissan’s global headquarters in Yokohama, Japan, manages operations in six regions: Asia & Oceania; Africa, the Middle East & India; China; Europe; Latin America; and North America. Nissan has a global workforce of 247,500 and has been partnered with French manufacturer Renault since 1999. In 2016, Nissan acquired a 34% stake in Mitsubishi Motors. Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi is today the world’s largest automotive partnership, with combined sales of more than 10.6 million vehicles in calendar year 2017.

 

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About Nissan in Europe

Nissan has one of the most comprehensive European presences of any overseas manufacturer, employing more than 17,000 staff across locally-based design, research & development, manufacturing, logistics and sales & marketing operations. Last year Nissan plants in the UK, Spain and Russia produced more than 660,000 vehicles including award-winning crossovers, commercial vehicles and the Nissan LEAF, the world’s most popular electric vehicle. Pursuing a goal of zero emissions and zero fatalities on the road, Nissan is leading the field with its vision of Intelligent Mobility. Designed to guide Nissan’s product and technology pipeline, this 360 degree approach to the future of mobility will anchor critical company decisions around how cars are powered, how cars are driven, and how cars integrate into society. Nissan is positioned to become the most desirable Asian brand in Europe.

http://www.newsroom.nissan-europe.com

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