News > Nissan introduces the Ariya
The all-new Nissan Ariya is an exciting electric crossover SUV that allows customers to travel further and enjoy a driving experience that’s full of excitement, confidence and connectivity.
The Ariya promises to deliver powerful acceleration and with a smooth and quiet operation with its 100% electric powertrain. Drivers can relax and take in the ride with autonomous driving technology, concierge-level assistance, seamless connectivity in a spacious interior. The no-compromise Ariya is perfect for daily commutes and weekend road trips with its 610km range.
CEO Makoto Uchida and Chief Operating Officer Ashwani Gupta showcased the Ariya during a live-streamed event at the new Nissan Pavilion in Yokohama. Gupta said that the Ariya is a truly beautiful and remarkable car. He added that “It enables you to go further, easier and in comfort. The Ariya is designed to impress, and to express what Nissan strives for – making our customers’ lives better.”
Performance for a wide range of needs
The Ariya builds on Nissan’s strength as an EV pioneer and packs a powerful performance with zero-emissions.
The all-electric drivetrain fuses power delivery, charging capabilities and range to give customers multiple configurations to meet everyone’s needs. It includes two-wheel-drive and e-4ORCE all-wheel-drive versions with two different battery sizes.
The e-4ORCE all-wheel control system manages to balance a powerful performance for all weather conditions, creating a truly enjoyable ride that’s balanced and predictable with sports car-level power.
Advanced design and technology
The Ariya happens to be the most technologically advanced Nissan to date and allows drivers to feel more confident and less stressed thanks to the ProPILOT 2.0 advanced driver system and ProPILOT Remote Park and e-Pedal features. Nissan’s Safety Shield system comes standard across the Ariya lineup and includes Intelligent Around View Mirror, Intelligent Forward Collision Warning, Intelligent Emergency Braking, and Rear Automatic Emergency Braking Technology.
Customers can use their natural speech to adjust car systems and over-the-air firmware updates will ensure the Ariya stays fresh and exciting. It also boasts Amazon’s Alexa feature to assist with simplifying and organising customers’ lives.
The Ariya features are spot-on with Nissan’s new design language – Timeless Japanese Futurism. It has a distinctive Japanese approach that is done is a simple and modern way.
The designers took advantage of the EV platform which allows for a flat floor when creating the Ariya. Resulting in a lounge-like interior and Zero Gravity seats to give drivers and passengers a welcoming and comfortable environment.
The Ariya is more than just a great EV crossover but aims to be a great vehicle.