Nissan Ariya owners manuals
- Poor acceleration with front-wheel drive setup
- Styling is polarizing
- Lacks driving engaging
The Nissan Ariya is a battery-electric compact SUV made by the Japanese carmaker Nissan. It was launched in 2020 spring as the first battery electric SUV from the maker and is produced in Japan in 2022. The Ariya was planned for launch in the U.S. in the second half of 2021 but has been postponed to 2022.
The Ariya is available in six trim levels: Engage, Venture+, Evolve+, Empower+ and Premiere, and Platinum+ in both front-wheel drive and all-wheel drive variants. Depending on the trim the battery size can vary from 63 kWh to 87 kWh. The 63 kWh battery is only available on the Engage base trim and Nissan's Safety Shield 360 system. More advanced technology systems, are available on the upper trims.
Nissan claims the Venture+ delivers up to 304 miles of driving range per charge, compared to Leaf's maximum range of 226 miles. The Evolve+, Empower+, and Premiere trim deliver up to 289 miles per charge and the top-spec Platinum+ is apparently up to 265.
Nissan Ariya known problems
Some of the common problems or complaints owners have about the Nissan Ariya are: