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2013 Nissan NV Cargo NV3500 HD Van - Overview

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$29,020 – $33,210 MSRP

$27,294 – $31,234 Invoice


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2013 Nissan NV Cargo NV3500 HD Van

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What's New for 2013:

  • Vinyl seat wear patch added to right driver seat bolster
  • Three additional colors

Exterior Features
The 2013 Nissan NV is a full-size cargo or passenger van constructed on the Nissan Titan pickup truck platform. In NV Cargo Van format, it is sold in 1500, 2500HD, and 3500HD series with a standard roof or a high roof and S or SV trim levels. Standard equipment includes 17-inch steel wheels, black bumpers, black grille, black exterior trim, rear cargo doors that open at 243-degree angles and include magnetic door locks, and a sliding side cargo door.

The NV Passenger Van is sold only in 3500HD series with a standard roof in S, SV and SL trim levels. In addition to NV Cargo Van equipment, the NV Passenger Van offers dark-tinted windows.

Interior Features
The 2013 Nissan NV is equipped with air conditioning, tilt steering wheel, trip computer, water-repellant cloth seating including wear patches on the driver seat bolsters, front passenger seat that folds in half and provides a tray table, and a 2-speaker stereo with a CD player and auxiliary audio input jack.

In addition to NV Cargo Van standard features and 12-passenger seating, the NV Passenger Van is equipped with individual heating and cooling vents for each passenger, driver-side underseat storage tray, 8 cupholders, and 4 stereo speakers.

Optional Features
The NV 2500HD/3500HD Cargo Van models add 17-inch styled steel wheels, power exterior mirrors, additional cargo area work lights, locking center console with file and laptop storage and a built-in clipboard holder, driver-side underseat storage tray, and rear-door storage.

The NV SV Cargo Van models add chrome bumpers, chrome grille, power exterior mirrors, power door locks, remote keyless entry, cruise control, audio controls on the steering wheel, 4-speaker stereo with a CD player, and an 8-way power driver's seat. The SV models also get a security system, vehicle immobilizer, interior cargo wall panels, rear cargo floor protector, dual 120-volt AC power outlets (2500HD and 3500HD), and rear park-assist sensors.

In addition to NV SV Cargo Van equipment, the NV SV Passenger Van adds chrome wheels, chrome door handles, map lights for the rear seats, front-seat entry lighting, three 12-volt DC power outlets, and 10 cupholders.

The SL trim level is exclusive to the NV 3500HD Passenger Van, adding a V-8 engine, fog lights, front park-assist sensors, leather upholstery, dual-zone front air conditioning, Bluetooth connectivity, heated front seats, and an auto-dimming rearview mirror with a compass.

Additional upgrades, depending on model and trim, include a high-roof configuration, heavy-duty battery, heated chrome towing mirrors, trailer towing equipment, navigation system, Bluetooth connectivity, reversing camera, and more.

Under the Hood
The 2013 Nissan NV is equipped with a standard 4.0-liter V-6 engine generating 261 horsepower at 5,600 rpm and 281 lb.-ft. of torque at 4,000 rpm. A 5-speed automatic transmission delivers the power to the van's rear wheels.

A 5.6-liter V-8 engine is optional for the NV 2500HD Cargo Van and NV 3500HD Passenger Van, and standard for the NV 3500HD Cargo Van model. It generates 317 horsepower at 5,200 rpm and 385 lb.-ft. of torque at 3,400 rpm.

When properly equipped, the 2013 Nissan NV Cargo Van will carry as much as 323.1 cubic feet of cargo, haul as much as 3,925 pounds of payload, and tow as much as 9,500 pounds of trailer weight. The NV Passenger Van can handle 216.9 cubic feet of cargo with the rear seating removed, carry a 2,700-pound payload, and can tow up to 8,700 pounds.

Fuel Economy
The EPA does not provide fuel-economy estimates for the 2013 Nissan NV models because all versions of the van exceed the 8,500-pound gross vehicle weight rating cutoff requirement for such ratings.

The 2013 Nissan NV Cargo Van is equipped with dual front air bags, 4-wheel ventilated disc anti-lock brakes with brake assist, traction and stability control system, and a tire-pressure-monitoring system. Additionally, the NV 3500HD Passenger Van is equipped with 8 standard air bags, including side-impact air bags for the front-seat occupants and side curtain air bags for all outboard passengers. Optional safety features include a reversing camera, and front and rear park-assist sensors.

As this overview is written, neither the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) nor the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) has performed crash tests on the 2013 Nissan NV.

Available Trims for the 2013 Nissan NV Cargo NV3500 HD Van

  Transmission MSRP Engine City/Hwy MPG
S V8 5 speed automatic $29,020 317-hp / 5.6L 8-cyl 0/0
SV V8 5 speed automatic $30,660 317-hp / 5.6L 8-cyl 0/0

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