Nissan Introduces the Ariya

Nissan (Yokohama) — Nissan today introduced the Nissan Ariya, an electric crossover SUV that lets customers travel farther while enjoying greater driving excitement, confidence and comfort, and connectivity.

With a 100% electric powertrain, the Ariya promises powerful acceleration and smooth, quiet operation. Drivers and passengers can relax and enjoy the ride thanks to autonomous driving technology, concierge-level assistance, connectivity, and a spacious, lounge-like interior. With an estimated range of up to 610 kilometers, the Ariya is perfect for daily commutes and weekend road trips alike.

CEO Makoto Uchida and Chief Operating Officer Ashwani Gupta unveiled the Ariya to a global audience during a livestreamed event at the new Nissan Pavilion in Yokohama.

“The Nissan Ariya is a truly beautiful and remarkable car,” Gupta said. “It enables you to go further, easier and in comfort. The Ariya is designed to impress, and to express what Nissan strives for – making our customers’ lives better.”

The Nissan Ariya is scheduled to go on sale in Japan in mid-2021. It will be priced at around ¥5 million (US$46,700). The Ariya is planned to go on sale in Europe, North America, and China by the end of 2021.

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