Electric cars are hitting up the roads. People are now looking forward to buy electric cars rather than opting for motor cars. Electric cars are leading up mainly because of their contribution in decreasing pollution and reducing emission. Every month automakers are adding new electric vehicles to the lineup. Companies are giving their best to produce the perfect one which can compete with other EVs in the market. Nissan at its Tochigi plant in Japan had raised up its hands for building a new electric car called Nissan Ariya.
Features Of Nissan Ariya-
Nissan Ariya is an electric compact five door crossover SUV being produced by Japanese automobile manufacturer Nissan. The US launch of Nissan Ariya was planned for second half of 2021 but it hass been delayed, with reservations beginning later this year. The Ariya will be Nissan’s first zero emission SUV. The Ariya will join the Leaf hatchback in the Nissan showroom. The Ariya 2022 will compete with similar crossovers like Hyundai Kona Electric and Tesla Model Y.
Interior Of Nissan Ariya-
The interior seems to follow the concept of minimalism and appears to be futuristic. The dashboard is free from every button possible to eliminate, thus giving it a sleek look. The cabin is different from traditional interior designing with a minimal, sporty unique look. It includes a “maagic carpet” interior with a completely flat floor all throughout the cabin. In Nissan Ariya the two wheel drive cars can carry 466 litres of luggage, whereas four wheel drive models can carry 408 litres of luggage. The four wheel model sacrifice a little boot space, but are still pretty roomy.
Exterior Of Nissan Ariya-
From the smooth front end to sloppy roofline, the Nissan Ariya looks purposeful. The sloping roof along with extended rear spoiler give the Ariya a coupe like look. The LED light signature on one of the headlights. The Nissan Ariya contains sharp lines, futuristic curve plates and a steady stand.
Specifications Of Nissan Ariya-
The dimensions include 2775 mm (109.3 inch) wheelbase, 1665 mm (65.6 inch) height, 1850 mm (72.8 inch) width and 4595 mm (180.9 inch) in length.
Battery And Performance Of Nissan Ariya-
The Nissan Ariya will be available with one or two motors i.e, two wheel drive or four wheel drive. The two wheel drive cars will contain a battery pack of 63 kWh that will be able to produce two hundred and seventeen horse power and will accelerate from zero to 60 mph in 7.5 seconds. The models with battery pack of 87 kWh will produce two hundred and forty two horse power that will accelerate from zero to 60 mph in 7.6 seconds. Dual motor cars will contain a battery pack of 63 kWh that will produce two hundred and seventy eight horse power and will be able to bring out sprint from zero to 60 mph in 5.9 seconds, whereas 87 kWh battery pack versions will give three hundred and six horse power with a sprint from zero to 60 mph in 5.7 seconds. A performance model will also be available which will use a battery pack of 87 kWh that will produce three hundred and ninety four horse power with help of its two motors which will accelerate from zero to 60 mph in 5.1 seconds.
Range And Charging Of Nissan Ariya-
The 63 kWh two wheel drive will give a range up to two hundred and thirty three miles while a 87 kWh model will give a range up to three hundred and ten miles. In four wheel drive the range gets reduced, here 63 kWh model has a range of two hundred and eleven miles and 87 kWh model will provide range up to two hundred and eighty five miles. The performance model of 87 kWh provide two hundred and forty eight miles of range. The 63 kWh version will come with a 7.4 kW home charger and 87 kWh version will come with 22 kW, three phase rapid charger. It can also be plugged at 130 kW public fast charger for rapid charging and long drives.
Safety And Driver Assistance Features Of Nissan Ariya-
The Nissan Ariya will contain an optional feature of Pro Pilot 2.0, Nissan’s second generation semi autonomous technology. This feature allows the drivers to remove their hands from the wheel. Key safety features include automated emergency braking with pedestrian detection, standard lane departure warning with lane keeping assist and adaptive cruise control with semi-autonomous driving mode as an option.
Warranty And Maintenance Of Nissan Ariya-
It is expected that Nissan Ariya’s warranty package will be similar to the Leaf. The warranty should include bumper to bumper policy. Limited warranty will cover three years or thirty six thousand miles. Powertrain warranty will cover five years or sixty thousand miles. Battery warranty will cover eight years or 100,000 miles. No complimentary scheduled maintenance available.
Infotainment Of Nissan Ariya-
It contains twin 12 inch digital displays stretched across the dashboard, that take care of most of the functions of a conventional dash board and the centre console touchscreen. Most of car’s features will be managed through central touchscreen that will use ‘Hey Nissan’ voice command system. This will let the driver to make phone calls, adjust heater settings and navigate without taking hands off the wheel. Over-The-Air updates will also be available in Nissan Ariya. The driver will be able to use their phone to park the Ariya automatically from a nearby area using ProPilot’s Remote park system. Apple car play, Android auto, in dash navigation are expected to be standard.
Launch And Price Of Nissan Ariya-
The Nissan Ariya will first arrive in Japan, whereas US will be able to have its look in late 2021 or early 2022. It will be having a starting price of $40,000.
Everyone will most probably enjoy the rides with all new electric Nissan Ariya which is a combination of comfort, class and simplicity.