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2023 Nissan Ariya Overview, New Changes, Price, Features & Specs

2023 Nissan Ariya Review, Pricing, and Specs

The 2023 Nissan Ariya is a fully electric crossover vehicle that stands out in the electric vehicle market with its exceptional range of up to 490 km on a single charge. It is a stylish and technologically advanced car that includes features such as voice control and a 12.3-inch touchscreen. 

The Ariya competes with other electric crossovers like the Tesla Model Y, Ford Mustang Mach-E, and Volkswagen ID.4, but its impressive range and state-of-the-art technology make it a formidable contender. The Ariya is poised to give its competitors tough competition.

Key Specifications:

  • Starting Price: $52,998 to $69,998
  • Fuel Economy: 
    • Consumption City & Highway: 2.2/ 2.5/ 2.3 (combined)
  • Battery: 66 kWh lithium-ion battery with liquid cooling (Usable: 63 kWh)
  • Horsepower: 214 hp
  • Transmission: 1-Speed Direct Drive Transmission
  • 0 to 100KM: 5.1 Seconds
  • Number of Seats: 5
  • Towing Capacity: N/A
  • Electric range: 490 KM
  • Battery guarantee: 8-Year/160,000 KM basic warranty
  • Govt Rebate/Incentive: Up to $5,000 

Biggest Upgrades from the Previous Year

The Ariya is a brand new vehicle for 2023 that has been designed from the ground up to incorporate the latest advancements in technology and engineering for drivers. The Ariya's innovative design and advanced features were previewed by its concept vehicle in 2019. 

With a range of up to 490 km on a single charge, the Ariya surpasses the Nissan Leaf and adds variety to Nissan's electric vehicle range. Its modern exterior, spacious interior, and advanced connectivity features make the Ariya an exceptional vehicle in the electric car market.

Interior Layout and Options

The interior layout of the 2023 Nissan Ariya is both spacious and modern, accommodating up to five passengers comfortably. The base model, Ariya Engage, comes equipped with cloth upholstery and a six-way manually adjustable driver's seat, while the premium Ariya Premiere features leather upholstery, a panoramic moonroof, and a 10-speaker Bose sound system.

 

Nissan is also introducing a special edition Ariya known as the Ariya Performance, which comes with improved performance features such as a sport-tuned suspension and larger wheels. However, we don’t know if the vehicle will launch in Canada or when. Whether you choose the base model or the top-tier spec, the Ariya's interior design is both stylish and practical. 

Exterior Layout and Options

With bold lines and aerodynamic curves, the exterior design of the 2023 Nissan Ariya is sure to turn heads. The entry-level Ariya Engage comes with 19-inch alloy wheels with aero wheel covers and LED headlights, while the luxurious Ariya Premiere offers 19-inch alloy wheels with unique aero wheel cover colours, a dual-panel panoramic moonroof, and a power liftgate.

The Ariya's exterior design is not only aesthetically pleasing but also functional, with features designed to optimize performance and efficiency, making it a standout on the road.

Technology, Infotainment, and Connectivity

Loaded with advanced technology and connectivity features, the 2023 Nissan Ariya offers a driving experience tailored to tech-savvy drivers. The base Ariya Engage comes with a 12.3-inch colour display with multi-touch control, Bluetooth connectivity, and compatibility with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. 

The premium Ariya Premiere offers an upgraded experience with the same 12.3-inch touchscreen display, but other amenities like wireless charging, and a 10-speaker Bose sound system. With its cutting-edge infotainment and connectivity features, the Ariya offers a seamless and enjoyable driving experience for drivers who demand the latest technology.

Safety and Driver-Assistance Features

To ensure the safety of drivers and passengers on the road, the 2023 Nissan Ariya is packed with advanced safety and driver-assistance features. The base Ariya Engage offers automatic emergency braking, rear cross-traffic alert, and blind-spot monitoring. The premium Ariya Premiere takes safety to the next level with a 360-degree camera system and ProPilot Assist with Navi-link, which uses GPS to assist with navigating curves and off-ramps. With its comprehensive safety and driver assistance features, the Ariya is a dependable and secure choice for all types of drivers.

Trim Comparison Chart

Feature/trim Engage Venture+ Evolve Evolve+ Platinum Premiere
Price $52,998 $59,498 $60,598 $64,998 $69,198 $69,998
Battery 66 kWh lithium-ion battery with liquid cooling (Usable: 63 kWh) 91 kWh lithium-ion battery with liquid cooling (Usable: 87 kWh) 66 kWh lithium-ion battery with liquid cooling (Usable: 63 kWh) 91 kWh lithium-ion battery with liquid cooling (Usable: 87 kWh) 91 kWh lithium-ion battery with liquid cooling (Usable: 87 kWh) 91 kWh lithium-ion battery with liquid cooling (Usable: 87 kWh)
Propulsion system Electric Electric Electric Electric Electric Electric
Horsepower & Torque 214 hp (160 kW), 221 lb-ft torque 238 hp (160 kW), 221 lb-ft torque 335 hp (250 kW), 413 lb-ft torque 238 hp (178 kW), 221 lb-ft torque 389 hp (290 kW), 442 lb-ft torque 389 hp (290 kW), 442 lb-ft torque
Transmission 1-speed direct drive 1-speed direct drive 1-speed direct drive 1-speed direct drive 1-speed direct drive 1-speed direct drive
Fuel Consumption City/highway 2.2/ 2.5/ 2.3 2.1/ 2.5/ 2.3 2.3/ 2.6/ 2.5 2.2/ 2.6/ 2.4 2.5/ 2.7/ 2.6 2.5/ 2.7/ 2.6
Electric range 348 490 330 465 428 428
Charge time (10-80%) 35 mins 40 mins 35 mins 40 mins 40 mins 40 mins
Key features RearView Monitor

Heated steering wheel

Front and rear heated seats

Intelligent Cruise Control (ICC) with Distance Control Assist (DCA)

Power-sliding centre console

ProPILOT Assist® with Navi-Link 

NissanConnect® EV Feat. wireless Apple CarPlay® and wired Android Auto™, NissanConnect® Services Telematics 

12.3-inch Advanced Drive-Assist® Display 

SiriusXM® Satellite Radio with Advanced Audio Features

Power Panoramic Moonroof with tilt, power sunshade, and one-touch open/close

Intelligent Around View®Monitor (I-AVM) 

Wireless device charging

Rain-sensing wipers

Windshield-type coloured Head-Up Display (HUD)

Digital Intelligent Around View®Monitor (I-AVM)

Windshield-type Coloured Head-Up Display (HUD)

Power-centre storage with tray-table

Power liftgate

BOSE Premium Audio with 10 speakers (+4)

ProPILOT Park

Motion Activated Hands-Free Liftgate

Intelligent Rear View Mirror (I-RVM)

Front passenger seat memory function

Power tilt & telescoping steering wheel with memory function

Nappa leather seating surfaces

19-inch Alloy wheels with unique aero wheel cover colour

Illuminated Kick Plates

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