Nissan has put its new NV300 compact van on sale, at prices starting from £21,300.

The NV300 replaces the Primastar and gives Nissan a new contender in an important part of the LCV market, as well as broadening the reach of the brand’s commercial range.

NV300 models can be purchased in panel van, crew van and combi passenger vehicle forms, the latter seating up to nine people. A platform cab version is also on sale as a rolling chassis for bespoke conversions.

Panel vans are available in either short or long wheelbase form with two height options and able to carry a minimum of three Europallets. A range of rear tailgate and side door combinations, solid or glazed, add further versatility.

Nissan-NV300Powertrains are based around the 1.6-litre dCi diesel engine, in either 95hp, 120hp, 125hp or 145hp and combined with a six-speed manual transmission. Best fuel combined cycle economy figures are 50.4 mpg with minimum CO2 emissions at 145g/km.  NOX emissions are also reduced thanks to the use of Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR) technology using AdBlue.

A selection of model variants will be offered in Nissan’s three familiar trim levels, Visia, Acenta and Tekna. Prices start from £21,300 for the panel van, £24,640 for the crew van and £24,285 for the platform cab, all CV on-the-road-prices without VAT, while the Combi costs from £29,370 on the road.

Running costs for are also expected to be reduced with service intervals extended to two years/25,000 miles.

Andrew Charman
Andrew is the News and Road Test Editor for The Van Expert. He is a member of the Guild of Motoring Writers, and has been testing and writing about new cars for more than 20 years. Today he is well known to senior personnel at the major car manufacturers and attends many new model launches each year.


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