Nissan's NV200 for 2015 is a city-friendly cargo van that hauls an impressive amount of goods yet has the easy driving manners and efficiency of a sedan. Slotting below the Nissan NV, the NV200 is part of a wave of new compact vans that includes the Ram ProMaster City, the revamped Ford Transit Connect and the Chevy City Express, which itself is based on the Nissan. While the NV200's payload capacity can't match that of a full-size hauler and its 4-cylinder engine won't tow heavy loads, this little van's easy-access cargo bay has room for a surprising amount of wares or acts as a blank canvas for shelves, racks and other business and delivery needs. Starting under $22,000, the NV200 is also friendly to company budgets.
By ZaneD7620 on Tuesday, February 17, 2015
I own this car - My approximate mileage is 16,500overall rating 8 of 10rating details
Pros: "Good Price, Good Mileage"
Cons: "Poor Handeling at high speeds in wind"
Likely to recommend this car? (1-10): 5
"Having always driven an Astro cargo van, i had my eye on the transit connect for some time, but never really liked it. When the NV 200 came out it seemed to be a better fit for me.-We can argue specs on which is a better van but it really is just personal preference and specific application. Biggest selling points for me were MPG, price and the 60/40 rear door-and interior just "felt better". On the minus side, the sunshades are awkward. they don't extend far enough on the side window and they hang down to much to see through the front window. they don't stay up, had them replaced and the replacements do the same thing. Another downside is its not fun to drive at high speeds when its windy. it gets a bit squirmy. (when its unloaded at least) The cargo area being unfinished (no insulation or coverings) can make the van noisy when it rains. (think tin can) Its an economy van, so power and performance is not going to be one of its strong points-i feel its adequate considering i average 24-25mpg. with lowest mileage recorded at 22.9 and highest at 28.1. Just like any truck, when loaded, there is a decrease in acceleration power and braking distance increases...you just have to drive more carefully. 80% of my driving is little or no load so its fine for my purposes, but if i were to max out the carrying capacity on a regular basis, i may look for a bigger van. The CVT transmission is a bit different from the standard automatic and may take getting used to. Yes there are pros and cons from a technical perspective, but again it comes down to personal preference. Its less "sporty" feeling,(remember its a cargo van) but seems a bit smoother not changing gears all the time. I am neutral on recommending this van. I don't dislike it, but i just recommend if in the market for a cargo van to do your research and get the van that you feel the most comfortable with."
1 person out of 1 found this review helpful
By H&M Distribution on Sunday, November 03, 2013
I own this car - My approximate mileage is 1,700overall rating 10 of 10rating details
Pros: "lower price than any cargo van with similer size"
Cons: "No cons sofar"
Likely to recommend this car? (1-10): 10
"With full load and in the city 26.3 MPG. very convenient with 2 sliding doors and back door. Spacious cargo space. Easy to drive in tight areas when delivering. Very low noise for a cargo van. easy to reach anything while standing out side because of the 2 sliding doors and the back door. I love the blue tooth connection to the phone."
10 people out of 11 found this review helpful
By Demp223 on Wednesday, April 23, 2014
I own this car - My approximate mileage is 10,000overall rating 10 of 10rating details
Pros: "excellent value overall"
Cons: "Factory speakers,no tilt wheel,better cargo lights"
Likely to recommend this car? (1-10): 10
"Excellent gas mileage,25 mpg mixed-32 hwy. CVT transmission smooth,good power with appx 1000 additional pounds in it including myself.Well thought out interior for business use. Nav/bluetooth/camera nice additions. Adrian Cargo system integrates perfect with vehicle. Firm but comfortable seat for long days.Great view of road. Upgraded to 205/55/16 rim and tire for a significant improvement to handling and ride."
5 people out of 6 found this review helpful