2021 Nissan Navara facelift: Key highlights

2021 Nissan Navara facelift: Key highlights

2021 Navara was first previewed in March, and now in April, Nissan Malaysia launched the latest version of the ‘mother trucker’. In its latest iteration, the pickup benefits from substantial design improvements along with other highlighting bits. But before we begin discussing that all in detail, let’s first check out Navara facelift price and variants (one single cab and five double-cab trims).

2021 Nissan Navara facelift

2021 Nissan Navara facelift variants & price


2.5 L Single Cab MT

RM 91,900

2.5L SE MT

RM 110,900

2.5L SE AT

RM 116,900

2.5L V AT

RM 125,500

2.5L VL Auto

RM 137,900

Pro-4X AT

RM 142,200


Note, the prices mentioned above are on-the-road and exclude insurance and sales tax exemption as pickups are considered commercial vehicles.

2021 Nissan Navara specs

Now, let’s get started with Navara facelift key highlights -

Legendary performance


The Navara is powered by the powerful 2.5-litre Variable Geometry System (VGS) Turbo Intercooler diesel engine. This unit is a unique example showing the coexistence of power, acceleration, and fuel economy. Speaking of the latter, it has improved by 11 percent.

High output - 190 PS at 3,600 rpm and 450 Nm at 2,000 rpm

Mid output - 163 PS at 3,600 rpm and 403 Nm at 2,000 rpm

2021 Nissan Navara engine


The power is sent to the wheels via a 7-speed automatic transmission with manual mode. Its features include acceleration at low speed, quietness at high speed, and low fuel combustion. The manual mode can be opted to choose gears freely, giving more fun driving experience and control.

Ability & capability

With Navara, even the most challenging terrains seem like a playground. It can crawl, climb, and conquer all there is to out there. Providing it all these abilities are certain features like hill start assist, hill descent control, active brake limited slip, vehicle dynamic control with traction control, electronic brake force distribution, brake assist, and anti-lock braking system.

2021 Nissan Navara capability

Other bits enhancing performance are -rear multi-link suspension with dual-rate coil springs, electronic locking rear differential, shift-on-the-fly 4-wheel drive system (easy dial shift between 2WD & 4WD), generous ground clearance, superior departure & approach angles. Moreover, Navara sits on a fully boxed ladder frame that doesn’t twist over uneven terrain, giving it more strength and capability. The Navara facelift offers an amazing payload capacity of 1.1 tonne.

Intelligent mobility

Nissan Intelligent mobility

The Navara is an intelligent vehicle, it is blessed with great features that enable it to become the perfect wingman when you are out there. How? By informing the driver about the car in the blind spot or a pedestrian stepping off the curb, and someone zipping by as you are reversing out of a crowded parking zone. Nissan has turned the pickup with several features that help it stay alert all the time, from all angles. For instance, it gets intelligent predictive forward collision warning and intelligent emergency braking, intelligent driver alertness, blind spot warning, lane departure warning, rear cross traffic alert, and high beam assist.

2021 Nissan Navara features

Furthermore, with features Intelligent Around View Monitor with off-road mode and trailer hook-up mode. So, the Navara is like your own high-tech spotter on board.

Great comfort & convenience

2021 Nissan Navara COMFORT

The new Navara has so much comfort and relaxation to offer that you’d miss it when you aren’t in it. It has the power to make long journeys short and is perfect for a road trip with friends and even a romantic getaway. There are several features that make the Navara experience so blissful like - the zero-gravity inspired leather front seats, dual-zone auto climate control, four USB ports, acoustic windscreen & front windows, rear air-conditioning vents, and intelligent key with push-start ignition.

Loading ability

The Navara facelift can carry on just about anything you need be it a mountain bike or big bed.

2021 Nissan Navara loading

Helping it do the same are features like - utili-track channel system that consists of two channels & four heavy-duty cleats and is ideal for securing cargo, tailgate assist that helps lighten the opening & closing if tailgate via a torsion bar system, integrated bumper step offers easy access, and trailer sway assist.

So, what are your thoughts on the Navara facelift pickup truck? Isn’t it a sporty-looking, powerful, and luxurious companion? Do let us know your thoughts in the comments.

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