Nissan Ariya e-4orce AWD First Drive Review: Why Nissan Nailed It.

From Transport Evolved.

Last year, Nissan launched its front wheel drive Ariya electric SUV, the third all-electric model from brand to launch, coming to market after the Nissan LEAF and e-NV200.

Now, the front-wheel drive variant of the Ariya has a more powerful all-wheel drive sibling: the Ariya e-4orce… or as we prefer to call it, the AWD.

Today we’re getting our first experience of this car at an all-female drive wave geld a few days ago in California’s northern wine region.

Disclaimer: Nissan provided airfare, meals and accommodation in order to enable us to bring you this first-person first-drive report.


00:00 – Introduction
02:11 – Where it sits in the marketplace and who it is for.
03:20 – Movable centre arm rest
05:02 – 5-Seat design and luggage capabilities
06:00 – No frunk – but a coffee table.
07:27 – Switches, haptic feedback and dashboard.
09:34 – Pro Pilot 2.0
13:16 – Pro Pilot issues
14:42 – Drivetrains, battery nod charging
17:42 – Off the freeway.
18:57 – Driving Modes
22:45 – Interior Design
25:46 – Features of note
27:15 – Conclusion
29:14 – Credits


Script, Presenter, Audio Nikki Gordon-Bloomfield Editor, Colorist: Michael Horton
Art and Animation: Erin Carlie
Producer: Nikki Gordon-Bloomfield
© Transport Evolved LLC, 2023

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