The next SEMA measuring session will feature the ’12 Nissan NV Passenger Van—the automaker’s newest vehicle for the U.S. commercial market—November 10, 2011, at Nissan’s Technical Center in Farmington Hills, Michigan.
The NV is available in three trim levels—1500, 2500 HD and 3500 HD. The 1500 is powered by a 261hp, 4.0L V6 engine mated to a five-speed automatic transmission. It features a full-length, fully boxed ladder frame, 243-degree wide-opening rear doors, 234.1 cu.-ft. of cargo space and a standard roof. The 2500 HD is equipped with the same 4.0L V6 or a 5.6L V8 that produces 317 hp. Options include a 323.1 cu.-ft. high roof. The 3500 HD is standard-equipped with the 5.6L V8 and also offers the high-roof option. All models are rear-wheel drive and have a two-passenger capacity.