Nissan tow cars

Nissan tow cars

Tested Nissans

The X-Trails, Navaras and Qashqais are the given choice of towing car from Nissan. They are consistently score highly at Towcar of the Year as their cars do everything asked of them. Each year our judges remark that Nissan cars just seem to keep getting better, inspiring confidence as a good all-rounder.

See Nissan Navara dCi190 Double Cab N-Guard Automatic statistics

4 door pick up, Nissan-fitted fixed towbar

Performance

  • Fuel with mpg range solo: Diesel (38.2 mpg)
  • No of cylinders: 4 / in-line
  • Size of engine in cc: 2299cc
  • Number of gears, gearbox: automatic
  • Power: All wheel drive
  • Power (bhp@rpm): 187@3750
  • Torque (lb/ft@rpm): 332@3750

Weights for towing

  • Kerbweight (kg): 2135
  • Gross vehicle (kg): 3250
  • Caravan (kg): 1815
  • Noseweight (kg): 140

Pricing

  • Price range of vehicle: £26,820 - £39,170
  • Price as tested includes towing gear charges: £39,747 includes £577 towing gear charges
  • Total of first three years’ car tax: £795
  • Insurance group: 41E
  • CO2 g /km: 194
  • Towable with B licence: B licence unlikely (max caravan/trailer MTPLM 250kg) but B+E required for caravan/trailer heavier than this
  • ISOFIX Mountings: 2 Isofix points

See Nissan Qashqai 1.3 DIG-T 140 N-Connecta Manual statistics

5 door hatchback, Nissan fixed towbar

Performance

  • Fuel with mpg range solo: Petrol (44 WLTP)
  • No of cylinders: 4
  • Size of engine in cc: 1332cc
  • Number of gears, gearbox: 6, manual
  • Power: Front wheel drive
  • Power (bhp@rpm): 138@4000
  • Torque (lb/ft@rpm): 191@1750

Weights for towing

  • Kerbweight (kg): 1375
  • Gross vehicle (kg): 1870
  • Caravan (kg): 1169
  • Noseweight (kg): 100

Pricing

  • Price range of vehicle: £23,550 - £27,470
  • Price as tested includes towing gear charges: £26,197 includes £622 towing gear charges
  • Total of first three years’ car tax: £840
  • Insurance group: 13 - 21
  • CO2 g /km: 145
  • Towable with B licence: Yes
  • ISOFIX Mountings: 2 points, one in each of the outer rear seats.

See Nissan X-Trail 1.3 DIG-T DCT 160PS 2WD Tekna statistics

5 door SUV, Nissan detachable towbar

Performance

  • Fuel with mpg range solo: Petrol (37 WLTP)
  • No of cylinders: 4
  • Size of engine in cc: 1332cc
  • Number of gears, gearbox: 6, Automatic / DCT
  • Power (Front wheel drive, all wheel drive etc.): Front wheel drive
  • Power (bhp@rpm): 158@4000
  • Torque (lb/ft@rpm): 199@1750

Weights for towing

  • Kerbweight (kg): 1612
  • Gross vehicle (kg): 1985
  • Caravan (kg): 1370
  • Noseweight (kg): 75

Pricing

  • Price range of vehicle: £26,835 - £37,400
  • Price as tested includes towing gear charges: £33,559 includes £789 towing gear charges
  • Total of first three years’ car tax: £1,170
  • Insurance group: 19
  • CO2 g /km: 150
  • Towable with B licence: Yes
  • ISOFIX Mountings: 2 ISOFIX anchorage tether points

See Nissan X-TRAIL 1.7L dCi 150 AWD Manual 7 seater statistics

5-door SUV 7 seater, Brink detachable towbar

Performance

  • Diesel (39.8 mpg solo)
  • 4 cylinders, 1749cc engine
  • 6 gears, manual
  • All wheel drive
  • Power (bhp@rpm): 148@4000
  • Torque (lb/ft@rpm): 251@1750
  • 40 - 60mph acceleration (towing): 12.7 seconds

Weights for towing

  • Kerbweight (kg): 1765
  • Gross vehicle (kg): 2360
  • Caravan (kg): 1500
  • Noseweight (kg): 100

Pricing

  • From £25,795 - £35,705
  • £34,087 (price as tested) includes £738 towing gear charges
  • Total of first three years’ car tax:  £1,145
  • Insurance group: 21
  • CO2 g /km: 154
  • Towable with B licence: B licence unlikely (max caravan/trailer MTPLM 1140kg) but B+E required for caravan/trailer heavier than this

See Nissan Navara 2.3 Doublecab dCi 190 Tekna statistics

Double cab pick-up, Brink fixed towbar

Performance

  • Diesel (31.7 mpg solo)
  • 4 cylinders, 2298cc engine
  • 6 gears, manual
  • All-wheel drive
  • Power (bhp@rpm): 187@3750
  • Torque (lb/ft@rpm): 332@1500-2500
  • 40 - 60mph acceleration (towing): 11.9 seconds

Weights for towing

  • Kerbweight (kg): 2087
  • Gross vehicle (kg): 3045
  • Caravan (kg): 1774
  • Noseweight (kg): 140

Pricing

  • From £26,645 - £33,095
  • £30,410 (price as tested) includes £520 towing gear charges
  • Total of first three years’ car tax:  £780
  • Insurance group: 9E-T2
  • CO2 g /km: 235
  • Towable with B licence: B licence unlikely (max caravan/trailer MTPLM 455kg) but B+E required for caravan/trailer heavier than this

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Performance

  • Diesel (64.2mpg solo)
  • 4 cylinder, 1598cc engine
  • 6 gear, manual
  • Front-wheel drive
  • Power (bhp@rpm):  128@4000
  • Torque (lb/ft@rpm):  236@1750
  • 30 - 60mph acceleration (towing):  16.6 seconds

Weights for towing

  • Kerbweight (kg):  1493
  • Gross vehicle (kg):  1960
  • Caravan (kg):  1269
  • Noseweight (kg):  100

Pricing

  • £31,604 (price as tested)
  • Insurance group:  19
  • CO2 g /km:  116
  • Towable with B licence: Yes but B+E licence required for any caravan/trailer over 1540kg MTPLM

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Performance

  • Diesel (44.9mpg solo)
  • 4 cylinder, 2298cc engine
  • 6 gear, manual
  • All-wheel drive
  • Power (bhp@rpm):  187@3750
  • Torque (lb/ft@rpm):  332@1500-2500
  • 30 - 60mph acceleration (towing):  15.8 seconds

Weights for towing

  • Kerbweight (kg):  1998
  • Gross vehicle (kg):  3045
  • Caravan (kg):  1698
  • Noseweight (kg):  140

Pricing

  • £35,667 (price as tested)
  • Insurance group:  37E
  • CO2 g /km:  167
  • Towable with B licence: Yes but B+E licence required for any trailer over 455kg MTPLM

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Performance

  • Diesel (48.7mpg solo)
  • 6 cylinder, 1995cc engine
  • 6 gear, automatic
  • All-wheel drive
  • Power (bhp@rpm):  175@3750
  • Torque (lb/ft@rpm):  280@2000
  • 30 - 60mph acceleration (towing):  13.1 seconds

Weights for towing

  • Kerbweight (kg):  1672
  • Gross vehicle (kg):  2350
  • Caravan (kg):  1421
  • Noseweight (kg):  100

Pricing

  • £37,309 (price as tested)
  • Insurance group:  23
  • CO2 g /km:  153
  • Towable with B licence: Yes but B+E licence required for any caravan/trailer over 1150kg MTPLM