The Warrior is the result of a collaboration between Nissan and Australian engineering firm Premcar, which is turning a conventional Navara into a rival to the Ford Ranger Raptor at its Melbourne plant.
Upgraded suspension, wider bodywork, all-terrain tires and underbody armor are all part of the deal. The result is a Navara that not only looks cool, but backs up its looks with authentic off-road ability.
Based Nissan Navara Pro-4X A full version, roughly equivalent to Ford’s Ranger Wildtrak, the Warrior comes with features like heated leather seats.
The new model offers much-needed upgrades for the Warrior, excluding nice luxuries as well as some protective gear.
Based Navara with lower stats SL, the new Navara SL Warrior makes do with cloth seats, simple halogen headlights and molded plastic driver controls rather than leather.
Technologies such as sat-nav, digital radio and a 360-degree camera are out of action compared to the Pro-4X Warrior, as are safety features such as blind-spot monitoring, rear cross-traffic alert, and lane departure warning systems. .
It has a rearview camera, but lacks rear parking sensors.
As a result, it is $10,000 cheaper than the Warrior.
Starting at $58,000 plus road expenses with a six-speed manual or $60,500 with a seven-speed automatic, the Navara SL Warrior is an affordable, if less convenient, way to go off-road with a Nissan .
Originally published as Nissan’s burly Navara Warrior returns to its roots