Nissan Navara 2012
The 2012 Nissan Navara carries a braked towing capacity of up to 3000 Kg, but check to ensure this applies to the configuration you're considering.
The Nissan Navara is also known as the Nissan Frontier (North America), the Nissan NP300 (Mexico and the Europe) in markets outside Australia.
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Nissan Navara 2012 Q&As
Check out real-world situations relating to the Nissan Navara 2012 here, particularly what our experts have to say about them.
Which 4x4 Dual Cab ute should I buy?
The very fact that you’re looking at two vehicles that fit into your budget but have travelled such vastly different distances should tell you all you need to know about the Nissan. Frankly, the Navara D22 and D40 don’t age well. In fact, many owners have found out the hard way that a Navara just can’t match the Toyota HiLux of this vintage for longevity and the ability to cop punishment over time.
I’m certainly not saying that the HiLux was perfect, but compared with the Navara’s litany of faults and problems that covered everything from rattling timing chains to coolant leaks and odd design elements such as the bottom of the radiator being lower than the lowest part of the chassis cross-member (not good for off-road work) the Toyota was much better. Granted the Navara you’re considering has very low mileage, so it should be okay for a while…just about till you hand it over to your son to break.Show more
Nissan Navara 2012: Differential failure
It's unusual to have a major failure of the front diff, unless it has been left in low range four-wheel drive on the highway. If that hasn't happened I would request a full explanation of the reason the diff has failed.Show more
Nissan D22 2012: Cracked radiator
I wouldn't have thought that the independent suspension would be the cause, but whatever the cause is I wouldn't expect the radiator to crack to early. I would be pressing Nissan for a replacement.Show more
Nissan Navara shift shudder
We have been told the same thing, that it's the way it is set-up and that's it really. I don't believe it would be too big an ask for Nissan to have a service fix available for those people who, like you, find it annoying.Show more
Nissan Navara 2012 Towing capacity
The Nissan Navara’s towing capacity ranges from 1500kg to 3000kg. Some models also offer heavy-duty or towing option packs which can increase towing capacity, as well as options which can hamper towing capacity. Towing capacities can vary wildly on a large number of factors. These include engine, transmission, model, and options chosen. Always check with the manufacturer or in your vehicles handbook before attempting to tow anything.
|Nissan Navara Model||Body Type||Specs||Braked Capacity|
|DX||Ute||2.5L,Diesel,5 SP MAN||1500kg|
|RX (4X2)||Ute||2.5L,Diesel,6 SP MAN||2000kg|
|DX (4X4)||Ute||2.5L,Diesel,5 SP MAN||2800kg|
|RX (4X2)||Ute||2.5L,Diesel,5 SP AUTO||2000kg|