Nissan refreshes top-spec Navara N-Guard

Range-topping pickup gets new sound-absorbing load liner and improved connectivity

Nissan has given the range-topping Navara N-Guard pick-up truck a refresh to make it more refined and with better technology.

Among the styling changes is a new blue paint job that adds a splash of colour to the existing black, white and grey options while inside there’s blue contrast stitching for the leather upholstery and footwell illumination.

To improve refinement, the load bay now gets a spray-on liner, which Nissan says absorbs shocks and sounds, as well as being more resistant to the elements.

Nissan Navara N-Guard side view | The Van Expert

There are also advanced connectivity features for the infotainment system, which gets an improved eight-inch screen with connected services, satellite navigation, and smartphone integration through Android Auto and Apple CarPlay.

N-Guard models come with a 190hp and 450Nm twin-turbo diesel engine with a six-speed manual or seven-speed automatic, with four-wheel drive and low ratio gearing.

Soufiane Elkhomri, light commercial vehicles general manager for Nissan Europe, said: “With its refreshed look, advanced connectivity and dependable off-road talent, the new Nissan Navara N-Guard really allows this pickup to be a workhorse during the weekday and a stylish companion in the evening and on the weekend.

“This all-round versatility and appeal has made the Navara N-Guard a highly popular choice with customers, and we look forward to seeing customers enjoy everything that this renewed version has to offer.”

The updated Nissan Navara N-Guard will be available to customers from March with prices starting from £30,775, excluding VAT.

Darren Cassey
Darren Cassey
Articles by Darren Cassey are provided for The Van Expert by PA Media (formerly the Press Association). They include test drives of the latest new LCVs and features on various aspects of automotive life.

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