2013 Chicago Auto ShowJust the Facts:
- The 2013 Nissan NV200 compact cargo van starts at $20,835.
- The NV200 debuted on Thursday at the 2013 Chicago Auto Show.
- Nissan's new van undercuts the 2013 Ford Transit Connect van by $2,585.
CHICAGO — The 2013 Nissan NV200, a compact cargo van that targets the 2013 Ford Transit Connect, starts at $20,835, including an $845 destination charge.
The NV200 debuted on Thursday at the 2013 Chicago Auto Show. It arrives in showrooms in April.
The NV200 undercuts the 2013 Ford Transit Connect van by $2,585. The 2013 Ford Transit Connect XL van starts at $23,420, including a $995 destination charge.
The NV200 is the third vehicle in the Nissan NV lineup, which also includes a full-size cargo van and an NV 3500 passenger van.
The front-wheel-drive Nissan NV200 is equipped with a 131-horsepower 2.0-liter inline four-cylinder engine linked to a continuously variable transmission. Nissan says the NV200 returns 24 mpg in city driving and 25 mpg on the highway.
Offered in two grades, S and SV, the NV200 van features several option packages that allow buyers "to create the exact package for their specific business needs," said Nissan.
The compact cargo van features standard integrated mounting points that allow the installation of racks and shelves without drilling into the walls.
It also features a "Mobile Office" with a center console equipped to handle a laptop or hanging file folder storage, along with a pen/pencil tray, CD holder and dual cupholders. Tall rear French doors are a 40/60-split design. The NV200 comes with standard sliding side doors.
Edmunds says: Small business owners get another choice in the compact cargo van market with the debut of the 2013 Nissan NV200.