New Nissan Serena minivan unveiled in Japan – Autoblog

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with a newly developed engine with Xtronic the new Serena achieves both a 25% in fuel economy over standards and SU-LEV certification, 75% fewer exhaust emissions 2005 standards in every This qualifies the vehicle for the tax for environmentally friendly vehicles*5, provides for a 75% reduction of both new acquisition and weight taxes.

Key features of the new Nissan Serena

1) Spacious Interior Space

A cabin, where all members of the can travel comfortably

A large area, which accommodates recreational and leisure equipment, the needs of the entire family

A new of interior openness, created by a windows, enhancing passengers’

2) Ease of Use

User-friendly features as large luggage compartments, provide added convenience for different activities, including trips

Cockpit with visibility, making driving and more comfortable

Effortless 2nd and 3rd row and egress, even for children seat configurations, such as a mode with the Smart Center Seat

3) Exciting Features

Best-in-class fuel with Idling Stop

Advanced meter, which provides eco drive information Graphic Upper Meter)

1. Serena’s smooth, flowing design sets it apart conventional minivans’ boxy Its Space Cabin interior the family, combining Serena’s stair-like waistline, large windows that provide visibility and panoramic windows offer a view of the spacious from the outside.

The distinctive mask styling with front grille and bumper a sense of unity, while the large headlights accentuate the of boldness. Serena also sporty upward-slanting D pillars, crystal-like clear rear lamps and three-dimensional high-mounted lamps, which add to the impression of

Inside, Serena’s open space is enhanced by the large and the open panoramic roof emotional pale blue The advanced, high quality instrument cluster includes finisher and switches, while the Graphic Upper Meter blue and white lights to excellent visibility and advanced

2. Driving Performance The new Serena’s driving performance is the result of a of its advanced, efficient engine with Idling Stop stable maneuverability and advanced

The newly developed direct-injection engine offers both fuel efficiency and high which are realized, in part, improved thermal efficiency by injecting the fuel into the Since the engine achieves low-to-middle speed torque, accelerator pressure is needed, excessive fuel consumption. acceleration also supports efforts.

Improved fuel also results from use of VTC (Valve Timing Control) to intake and exhaust efficiency and to reduce friction in various parts. The Xtronic CVT, specifically for use with the new MR20DD also helps provide fuel efficiency, smooth and enhanced dynamic performance.

Idling Stop system ECO motor) is standard on 20X, 20G and STAR models. It automatically the engine when the car is stationary, as when waiting for a traffic to change, helping Serena best-in-class fuel economy. of the existing gear-type engine system with starter a belt-type engine cranking with ECO motor is adopted.

The ECO restarts the engine by directly a pulley, which is directly to the crank through the belt. The not only restarts in a shorter but noise is reduced when by eliminating use of a starter motor.

A display shows how long the functions and how much fuel is While Idling Stop is the air-conditioner works only as a If the system detects an increase in temperature, the engine restarts and the system switches to air conditioning to maintain a comfortable cabin

The new Serena minivan also improved aerodynamics performance and maneuverability. Through use of revised bumper and rear combination shapes, air resistance is reduced by 8% compared to the current model, improves fuel efficiency. In torsional rigidity is improved use of a new circular structure for door

The Highway STAR grade shock absorbers with damping control, which driving comfort in nearly situation.

3. Packaging, Seats and Door Compared to the previous the new Serena’s interior dimensions are all including the interior length, is 300mm longer. With the glass front window for grade cars, great for easier driving and never-before-seen are ensured. Triangle windows better visibility for the driver and the waistline enhances side which helps the driver see more easily.

The impressive space includes a large-capacity compartment capable of holding a stroller or a 9-inch golf bag even when the 3rd row seats are in

As in previous generations, the new Serena a highly versatile interior. are fourteen variations of seating with a wide sliding of seats and Smart Multi Seat, which can serve as a or an armrest. Since the Smart Center Seat moves and forth, passengers can walk the 2nd row to the 3rd row seats despite that it is an

Also adopted is a Smart-up Seat, in which the 3rd row seat can be at a lower level by an innovative mechanism. As the retracting position is lower than the previous visibility for rear side is enhanced. For 20G models, an Easy Seat covered with a coating is adopted. Spills on seat can be removed by wiping wet cloth without a cleaner.

Pull-down sunshades for the 2nd row windows, shut out 90% of light, are standard on all

In addition, convenience is enhanced use of a wider slide door (compared to the previous model), makes getting in and out of the vehicle holding a child, and putting on or child safety seats, When both hands are of baggage, the One-Touch Auto Door automatically opens/closes a single touch of a button on the

4. Advanced Technologies and Equipment The new also offers a range of technologies and equipment, starting the Multi Graphic Upper In addition to the speedometer and tachometer, the ECO is adopted to show current conditions. Three functions can be displayed – Instant Consumption Display function, simultaneously shows the average consumption; Eco-drive Navigator which shows the appropriate condition based on the vehicle and Idling Stop Timer which easily identifies how the Idling Stop system has functioning.

The Around View a factory installed option on 20G and STAR models, is ideal for use in and when parallel parking. The utilizes a voice guidance simulated steering direction and reverse positioning displayed on the (Parking Guide System). The wide view monitor priority to safety with a 180 view when negotiating difficult intersections and reversing parking lots.

By registering the difficult intersections in the navigational when the vehicle stops at points, it automatically activates the Wide View Monitor

Intelligent Air-conditioning System is on the 20G model and utilizes a high Plasmacluster ion generator*6 and advanced (Vitamin filter) in the Intelligent System. The high concentration ion provides more comfortable space as it helps keep the moisturized*7 and reduces interior The Advanced filters (Vitamin clean the air coming from inside and outside the vehicle and Vitamin C to help keep the and hair moisturized.

CARWINGS Navigation System Digital Terrestrial Signal/HDD is another factory-installed option. available as an option is the Carwings System (Integrated Digital Signalгѓ»HDD system). It features the advanced map updating system with high-speed route built-in digital with signal tuner (12 SEG/ 1 and an iPod®*8 compatible entertainment

Finally, a large 11-inch Retractable Monitor is available as a option on 20G and Highway STAR Monitor size is 1.6-times than the 9-inch conventional display, allowing greater even from the 2nd and 3rd row seats.

Key Features include:

Auto system (linked front dawn sensors) (12G, 12G

Optimum light distribution, halogen headlights (manual

Xenon headlamps (Factory-installed on 20X, 20G and Highway STAR)

fog lamp-equipped front bumper on 20G and Highway STAR)

Electric remote control body-colored mirrors with integrated turn lamps

Nissan Serena

LED High-Mount Lamp

VDC (Vehicle Dynamics with Traction Control (TCS) functionality included

Start Assist

ABS (Anti-lock System) + Brake Assist + EBD Brake force Distribution system)

SRS curtain air bag system and SRS air bag system for driver and front (Factory-installed option on 20G and Highway

SRS air bag system for driver and front Load limiter equipped pretensioner seatbelts for driver

Load limiter equipped seatbelts for front passenger

Front seat Active Restraints

Second seat ISO FIX seat anchor (right and

High-strength body construction Body) Body construction for protection

Low-Friction Seatbelts

independent buckle (Standard on 20G and Highway STAR)

ASCD Speed Control Device) on 20X, 20G and Highway STAR)

target: 5,400 units/month

range: 2,163,000 yen to 2,761,500 including consumption tax

Sales events: December 11 (Sat.) 12 (Sun.), 18 (Sat.) – 19 2010

*1: 2007 (Jan. Dec.): 77,544 units, (Jan. – Dec.): units, 2009 (Jan. Dec.): 78,836 units. to JADA). Minivan refers to with three rows of which are made in Japan.

*2: domestic sales of 1,006,599 from June, 1991 to the end of 2010. (According to Nissan)

*3: class minivan for eight (three rows of seating) (As of 2010, according to Nissan)

*4: consumption rate on 10-15 driving (Judged by MLIT)

*5: By both SU-LEV certification by 75% fewer exhaust emissions 2005 standards and 25% improvement in economy over 2010 automobile acquisition tax for new vehicles until March 31st will receive a 75% reduction. weight tax for new vehicles registered April 30th 2012 receive a 75% reduction. In addition, tax for the next year of registration for the that will be newly until March 31, 2012, be reduced by 50%.

*6: ‘Plasmacluster’ and ion’ are registered trademarks of

*7: Results depend on individuals and conditions. Tests conducted by Ion density: 25,000/cm3. Amount of moisture on the temple area of the

*8: iPod is a registered trademark of Inc in the United States and in other

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