The next generation of Nissan vehicles will likely be ditching gasoline-powered engines and implementing electric powertrains in the same vein as the Nissan LEAF. For the new model year, the 2021 Nissan Ariya in Newport News, VA will be the automaker’s first electric crossover SUV and it should be available in the later months of the 2021 calendar year.
The introduction of the 2021 Ariya will be among the first 10 new Nissan models that will be unveiled over the next 20 months. Not only will the 2021 Nissan Ariya be powered by a next-generation electric powertrain, but it will also be widely equipped with the automaker’s latest connectivity equipment.
Banister Nissan of Norfolk customers can learn more about the 2021 Ariya, as well as when it will go on sale, speak with a dealership representative today by calling, 757-916-3229.
Obviously, the performance and electric driving range of the 2021 Nissan Ariya are going to be the most important pieces of information to future buyers. The coming 2021 Ariya will be powered by either one or two electric motors. Models with a single motor will have front-wheel-drive and those with two motors will also be equipped with e-4ORCE all-wheel-drive. Nissan will be using batteries that can store up to 63 or 87 kilowatt-hours, depending on which electric motor configuration the 2021 Ariya uses. According to the manufacturer, the 2021 Nissan Ariya will be able to offer the electric equivalent between 215 and 388 horsepower as well as between 221 and 443 pound-feet of torque.
Additionally, Nissan estimates that the 2021 Ariya will be travel up to 300 miles on a single charge.
Nobody is doubting how impressive the 2021 Ariya and its performance specs will be. However, it must also be able to work with a future owner’s lifestyle. Our manufacturing partner will be equipped all 2021 Nissan Ariya models with a full suite of connectivity options. That means people will be able to easily and safely access the Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™ suites of applications, as well as the Amazon Alexa digital home assistant. Ariya owners could use this Alexa compatibility to turn the lights on in their home so they don’t enter in the dark.
Driver and passenger safety will always be a top priority for Nissan. The Nissan Safety Shield® 360 suite of active driver-assistance systems will be standard equipment for the 2021 Ariya. The software will help drivers avoid potentially dangerous situations as well as help take some of the strain off of them in heavy traffic conditions.