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News 2023 Nissan Ariya: Everything you need to know

2023 Nissan Ariya: Everything you need to know

  • The 2023 Nissan Ariya is Nissan’s latest electric vehicle

  • Range varies from 205 miles to 300 miles

  • Power varies from 214 hp to 389 hp


The 2023 Nissan Ariya is an all-new electric vehicle from Nissan, one of many new electrified vehicles to hit the market this year. It’s a compact SUV with a 100% electric engine that offers several versions with two batteries and two engines.

2023 Nissan Ariya
2023 Nissan Ariya

2023 Nissan Ariya Range and Battery

The 2023 Nissan Ariya will be offered with a choice of two batteries, either 63 kWh or 87 kWh. The range of the Ariya varies depending on the model chosen:

ModelBatteryRange
Ariya Engage FWD63 kWh346 km – 215 mi
Ariya Evolve e-4ORCE AWD63 kWh330 km – 205 mi
Ariya Venture FWD87 kWh482 km – 300 mi
Ariya Evolve+ FWD87 kWh458 km – 283 mi
Ariya Platine+ e-4ORCE AWD87 kWh426 km – 265 mi
Ariya Premiere e-4ORCE AWD87 kWh426 km – 265 mi

 

The exact charging time of the 2023 Nissan Ariya is not yet known, but we do know that it will have both a fast-charging port as well as a standard combined charging system.

2023 Nissan Ariya
2023 Nissan Ariya

Its charging time on a Level 2 charging station should be about 12 hours for the 87-kWh battery and 10 hours for the 63-kWh battery.

2023 Nissan Ariya Performance

The 2023 Nissan Ariya will be offered in front-wheel drive as well as with Nissan’s e-4ORCE all-wheel drive system. Different power levels are offered depending on the model:

ModelHorsepowerTorque
Ariya Engage FWD214 hp221 lb-ft
Ariya Evolve e-4ORCE AWD335 hp413 lb-ft
Ariya Venture FWD238 hp221 lb-ft
Ariya Evolve+ FWD238 hp221 lb-ft
Ariya Platine+ e-4ORCE AWD389 hp442 lb-ft
Ariya Premiere e-4ORCE AWD389 hp442 lb-ft

The most powerful versions of the 2023 Nissan Ariya will offer surprising performance. Nissan announces a 0-100 km/h time of less than 5.0 seconds for the Ariya Platinum+ and Premiere models.

2023 Nissan Ariya
2023 Nissan Ariya

2023 Nissan Ariya Sale Date

The 2023 Nissan Ariya went on sale on February 3, 2022. Reservations are open and the first models are expected to arrive by the end of the summer.

First impressions of the 2023 Nissan Ariya

Nissan pioneered electric vehicles in North America with the Nissan LEAF. The 2023 Nissan Ariya is the logical follow-up to the LEAF, a model with more range, better performance and more interior space. It’s a compact SUV that’s quite a bit roomier than the LEAF with a large trunk and lots of interior space, especially in the back.

2023 Nissan Ariya
2023 Nissan Ariya

The dashboard has a modern, clean look. You’ll quickly notice the digital buttons embedded in the wood of the dashboard, which add to the refined and luxurious look of the interior. From the outside, the Ariya has similar dimensions to a Nissan Rogue, but its silhouette is sportier with a sloping roofline in the back.

2023 Nissan Ariya
2023 Nissan Ariya

The success of the Nissan Ariya will come from its generous range and performance, especially the performance of the top-of-the-line models. With 382 horsepower and 442 lb-ft of torque in addition to a range of over 400 kilometers (248 miles), the Ariya will be able to compete with more exclusive models like the Tesla Model Y and the Audi e-tron, although its price should be more accessible.

2023 Nissan Ariya
2023 Nissan Ariya

We will have the opportunity to test drive the Nissan Ariya this summer, so stay tuned!

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