The said engine is then paired with a seven-speed automatic gearbox. It also has a 4×4 drivetrain. With that said, the Hilux makes more horsepower and torque than the Navara. Both trucks then come fitted with a rear differential lock.
- The timing chain of the YD25DDTi engine (especially in the D40 generation) has a tendency to stretch.
- On the topic of the turbo, there are many complaints that the Navara have extreme turbo lag when the engine is cold.
- So many Navara owners complain about clutch slipping and clutch failure.
According to Nissan, the decision reflects the shrinking truck market on the Old continent where just 116,280 sales were registered last year. The Renault Alaskan and Mercedes X-Class, sister models to the Navara, were also built in Barcelona but were discontinued for the same reason.
It’s spacious inside and out with having the rear tub. It’s actually a great car to drive and very easy to get around town. Being a ute it’s higher than normal cars and other drivers stay out of your way. This car has a great navigation system, Bluetooth and even comes with a CD player.