Nissan Navara 2017
Carsguide Contributing Journalist Mark Oastler had this to say at the time: The S2 ST-X is a stylish, competent and well-equipped vehicle that will meet the diverse requirements of many premium dual cab ute owners. The only possible exception is if they need to regularly carry maximum payloads. We could see merit in Nissan's two-stage system first time around, reasoning that typical ST/ST-X owners would favour coil-spring handling and ride quality over a rare requirement for maximum payload hauling. And that probably still rings true.You can read the full review here.
The 2017 Nissan Navara carries a braked towing capacity of up to 3500 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 2017 Q&As
Check out real-world situations relating to the Nissan Navara here, particularly what our experts have to say about them.
How do I take my Nissan Navara out of limp mode?
Modern turbo-diesel engines absolutely hate having water enter the fuel system. It can cause lots and lots of damage and isn’t always fixed by simply changing the fuel filter and the contents of the tank. Sometimes injectors and even the high-pressure fuel pump itself will be damaged by the ingress of water. If that’s the case, then more work will be needed before the vehicle is safe to drive again, as you may wind up doing more harm to other components until the full scope of the water-damage has been diagnosed.
For that reason, you really should have the vehicle looked at by a specialist. A specialist workshop will be able to tall you what else needs fixing or replacing. A specialist will also be able to electronically cancel the limp-home mode and any check-engine lights once all is well.Show more
How much will it cost to replace the clutch in my 2008 Nissan Navara?
This cost of this will depend on a few things, Anthony, including which workshop you choose to carry out the work and what that workshop’s hourly labour rate is. That said, budget for around $2000 for the clutch kit and the time to fit it and you should be okay.
The other thing to consider is whether this is a good time to replace the sometimes troublesome dual-mass flywheel with a simpler, more robust singe-mass unit. The cost should be about the same, but the single-mass replacement will be a stronger, more reliable unit over time. It’s the first modification a switched-on Navara owner will make if they intend to tow heavy loads with the vehicle.Show more
Does the 2010 Nissan Navara have a timing belt or chain?
The simple answer, Andrew, is that the 2.5-litre turbo-diesel engine in your Navara has a timing chain rather than a timing belt. However, it’s not that simple, as the engine uses two chains, rather than a longer, single timing chain.
The primary timing chain on your engine is a single-row chain while the secondary chain is a duplex (or double-row) chain. The secondary chain doesn’t seem to give too many problems, but many owners have found that the lower, single-row chain seems a bit underdone and has been known to stretch in service. When that happens (if the stretching is enough) the pistons and valves inside the engine can collide with fairly devastating results. The chain guides can also show signs of premature wear in these engines.
The trade recommends that the primary timing chain in these engines is changed every 80,000km or so and inspected for wear and stretching every 40,000km. Which pretty neatly sidesteps all the advantages of a timing chain over a timing belt.Show more
Why has my 2011 Nissan Navara lost most of its engine power?
This model Navara was known for a couple of faults that could cause it to enter limp-home mode (which sounds like what’s happened given the engine is no longer making full power). The first was a batch of dud exhaust-gas temperature sensors which had a habit of dying young. If that happened, the engine would go into limp-home mode to avoid overheating (and damaging) the turbocharger, even though there was no actual problem beyond the sensor itself.
The other problem with the 2.5-litre turbo-diesel was that the primary timing chain was a single-row item that was, frankly, underdone and could stretch before the vehicle had covered even 80,000km. If that happened, the camshaft-position sensor would become confused and could trigger a limp-home condition. There’s a replacement timing chain that is actually double-row (stronger) that many owners fit as a solution.Show more
Nissan Navara 2017 Towing capacity
The Nissan Navara’s towing capacity ranges from 1580kg to 3500kg. 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 (4X2)||Ute||2.5L,ULP,6 SP MAN||1580kg|
|RX (4X2)||Ute||2.3L,Diesel,6 SP MAN||3500kg|
|DX (4X2)||Ute||2.5L,ULP,7 SP AUTO||1580kg|
|DX (4X4)||Ute||2.3L,Diesel,6 SP MAN||3500kg|