Nissan Navara Prices in Kenya- Specs | Review | Buying guide

Nissan Navara is a commercial utility vehicle that offers an SUV driving experience and comfort. In this article, we will cover the vehicle in detail. This will include prices of Nissan Navara in Kenya, full specifications and some buying tips at the bottom.

Nissan Navara

The car has been in the market since 1985. While Navara is not popular in Japan, it is popular in other countries such as Australia and the UK. The latest generation has been in production since 2014 so improvements in both design and performance. The improvements have seen Navara compete with other known double cabs such as Toyota Hilux, Isuzu D-Max and Ford Ranger. Nissan Navara is also sold in other brand names, one of the most popular is Nissan Frontier.

Nissan Navara specifications

The vehicle is equipped with features that make it a unique pick-up that performs like an SUV. In the sections below, we will see the exterior, interior and engine specifications of the vehicle.

Nissan Navara exterior

The car comes either as a double cab or a single cab. The single cab has more load space but can only carry two passengers. The recent design of the Navara gives it a curved and attractive appearance.

Nissan Navara orange

Below are the exterior specs:

  • You will find four doors for a double cab and two for a single cab
  • The ground clearance for Nissan Navara is 8.9 inches and above, this great since the requirements on Kenyan roads is 6.5 inches
  • The vehicle is fitted with alloy rims which are better than the steel wheels
  • On the front, you will find halogen headlights plus fog lights
  • For ease of access and alighting, Navara has side steps
  • At the top are roof rails that enhance the 4X4 feel of the vehicle

2. Nissan Navara interior

The car is not designed as a mare pickup, the interior, especially that of the double cab is also designed with the comfort of passengers in mind.

Nissan Navara interior

Here is a list of top interior features:

  • The double cab is a 5 seater(two front and three at the back) while the single cab has only two seats at the front
  • The legroom for the front seats is great and comfortable, for tall people, the second row might fill a little tight
  • The headroom is great in both rows
  • Navara also comes with air conditioners
  • The informant dashboard is technologically enhanced
  • Additionally, you get a power steering. This steering has intuitive control capabilities, you can receive your call or even change music through a touch on the steering
  • While you will not get a boot, you have a great storage space at the back cab
  • Inside the cabin, you will find more storage spaces such as dashboard shelf, seat jacket pockets and cupholders
  • Airbags are also an added feature for safety purposes

3. Nissan Navara engine

The Nissan Navara engine is designed to give power capable of carrying the load, passengers and a good towing capacity.

Nissan Navara engine

Here are the engine specs:

  • The engine capacity  offered by Nissan Kenya supplier is 2500cc diesel engine
  • You can choose between a 4 Wheel Drive(4WD) Luxury edition and a 2 Wheel Drive(2WD) Sports Edition
  • The Luxury edition comes with either a 6-speed manual transmission gear or a 7-speed automatic transmission gear type. On the other hand, the Sports edition has a 7-speed automatic transmission gear type only
  • The fuel consumption ranges between 9km/l to 14 km/l
  • When it comes to acceleration. Navara takes about 10 seconds to accelerate from 0 to 100km/h
  • The power ranges between 167ps to 190ps
  • Lastly, the tank capacity is 80 liters

Other features that you will find in recent models of Navara include ABS, climate control, 4 all-around cameras giving eye bird view and a 5-link coil rear suspension.

Prices of Nissan Navara for sale in Kenya

Here are the prices of different Nissan Navara for sale in major towns including Mombasa, Kisumu, Nairobi, Nakuru, Eldoret, etc.

  • 2015 Model- Ksh 2.5M to 4.2M
  • 2016 Model- Ksh 3.0M to 5.2M
  • 2017 Model- Ksh 4.5M to 5.5M
  • 2018 Model- Ksh 5.0M to 6.8M
  • 2019 Model- Ksh 5.2M to 7.2M
  • 2020 Model- Ksh 5.2M to 7.7M
  • 2021 Model- Ksh 6.0 to 8.0M
  • 2021 Model- Ksh 6.0 to 8.6M

new model

The above prices might change depending on the seller and the condition of the vehicle. That being said, with Ksh 2.1M and above, you will get a Nissan Navara in good condition in Kenya.

Nissan Navara Buying guide in Kenya

When buying your car, you should ensure that you have a planned budget first. After that, have a list of the Specs that you want for your car, check for the prices of the model with the specs to see if they are within your budget. If they are above your budget, see closer models to what you picked and are within the budget.

You will also have to decide whether to import your car or you are to buy it locally. Each method has its advantage and disadvantages, imported Nvara mainly can come from Australia or the UK. Also, you should pick between a secondhand and a new car. When buying a secondhand involve a mechanic to do the inspection on your behalf.

To avoid being conned, avoid online-only deals. Verify all documentation and pay only when satisfied(The engine number and chassis number should be similar to what is in the logbook). You should also check on the NTSA portal to know the current owner of the vehicle when buying a secondhand.

If you are looking for a fuel-efficient car, the lower capacity engines are known to consume less, however, this depends on other factors such as the gear transmission type. Additionally, the Two Wheel Drive(2WD) models are more fuel-efficient than the Four Wheel Drive(4WD) models, that being said, the 4WD is a better choice for anyone using the car offroad.

Purchase stage

Here is a list of things that you should look for when purchasing:

  • Ensure that the vehicle general condition is good
  • The ignition system should be working effectively
  • The engine shouldn’t be noisy
  • Body vibration is a sign of a faulty car
  • Check for gear shift problems

Maintenance of Nissan Navara in Kenya

Spare parts of the Navara cars are available in the local market. The car has an average maintenance cost. Here are the tips you can use:

  • Read the Owner’s manual to grasp every instruction on the use of the vehicle
  • Take the car for maintenance after every 5,000 Kilometers
  • Always check for coolant and oil levels and top if low
  • Use clean fuel and replace worn out fuel filters requirement on Kenyan roads
  • Be a careful driver

Above is a look at Nissan Navara in Kenya, we hope that you found the article helpful. Cheers!!

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