The Nissan SA brand and its line-up

Nissan has established a reputation for excellence and Nissan SA is no different. Their reputation for reliability and affordability sets them apart from the crowd, making Nissan cars for sale a popular option locally.

Nissan and Nissan SA

Nissan is one of the leading automotive manufacturers in South Africa. Nissan SA is the centre of operations for the local market as well as the automotive market in Sub Saharan Africa. The company sells a variety of locally-manufactured and imported cars. Their operations in South Africa create employment and play a role in the transfer of skills.

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The Rosslyn plant is responsible for production and assembly. Their high environmental standards and innovative manufacturing processes have resulted in the company receiving numerous awards. Nissan has been dedicated to manufacturing vehicles which meet the needs of South African motorists for more than 40 years.

In 1999 Nissan joined forces with the Renault Group. After this alliance formed the company continued to expand by purchasing shares in Automakers. Nissan SA has received numerous awards including the National Productivity Gold Awards.

New investments have helped Nissan to keep up-to-date with the latest advancements in the automotive industry. Nissan has a reputation for manufacturing trustworthy vehicles at affordable prices and the models which are produced in South Africa are no exception.

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Nissan Cars and Crossovers

Do you enjoy adventure? Whether you are exploring the city or South Africa’s beautiful scenery, Nissan cars offers you a great ride. Built to suit your adventurous lifestyle, Nissan crossovers are both durable and stylish.

These upmarket vehicles boast an athletic and sleek exterior which creates a bold impression on the road. The Nissan Juke offers you an excellent urban performance. This is the right crossover for you if you are looking for a thrilling ride. The price of the Nissan Juke starts at R288 900.

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Another crossover which is worth a mention is the Nissan Qashqai. With its elegant exterior the Qashqai exudes sophistication. Its premium interior ensures that you arrive at your destination comfortably and relaxed. The starting price for the Qashqai is R 313 900.

Get out and explore with the Nissan X-Trail. The X-Trail gives you the freedom to follow the road wherever it takes you. Its spacious interior and practical design is perfect if you want to make the most of life. The starting price for this crossover is R 366 900.

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Image Source: Nissan South Africa Website.

The Nissan GTR R-35 is the epitome of power and prestige. The attention-to-detail is evident in its design. At the heart of this extraordinary vehicle is a belief that an authentic supercar delivers a high performance in every-day life circumstances. Thrill seekers and adrenaline junkies, this is the car for you. The starting price for this model is R 1950 000.

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Other noteworthy Nissan cars include the Micra, which has a starting price of R 159 900, and the Almeria which ranges from R 198 900.

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An exciting addition to the Nissan range is the electric Nissan LEAF. This fully electric vehicle takes innovation to the next level. The starting price for the LEAF is R 474 900. If you are committed to making a difference in the world, this is the car for you.

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Popular Nissan Bakkies

When it comes to finding a Nissan bakkie for sale, there are plenty of options to choose from. Nissan bakkies are designed to get the job done without any fuss. Their tough exterior and reliable performance sets them apart from the crowd. With a heritage that dates back to 1932, the Nissan bakkie is both hardworking and versatile.

The NP200 continues the legacy of previous generations by offering a modern and rugged transportation solution. The spacious cabin of this model boasts air-conditioning as well as electric windows and an audio system. The NP200 has a starting price of R 159 900. Another option is the NP300 which is available from R 176 900.

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Image Source: Nissan South Africa Website.


The Navara boasts a powerful range of diesel engines. Another highlight of this Nissan bakkie is that it offers 3 tonnes of towing strength and a 905 kg payload. Its C-channel tie-down system offers both convenience and safety.

The Price of the Navara starts from R 376 900. For the ultimate muscle choose the Patrol Pickup which is priced from R 583 900.

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Nissan SA’s Best-sellers

It is no surprise that over the years Nissan has produced numerous best sellers. The Nissan NP300 is faring well against its competitors in the bakkie market. The NP300 is right there with it in the top ten bestselling bakkies.

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Image Source: Nissan South Africa Website.

Note-worthy competition for these models include the Toyota Hilux and the Ford Ranger.

With 28 units sold till August this year, the Nissan GT-R ranks fourth in the list of bestselling supercars. Its competition includes the Jaguar F-Type and the Porsche 911.

Opting for Nissan Used Cars

When it comes to finding Nissan cars, used models are a great option. With Nissan’s reputation for manufacturing durable vehicles, you can find second hand models which are in good condition. One of the benefits of buying Nissan used cars is that you will get a better price than when you purchase a new one.

Second hand cars depreciate much slower than new models. If you buy a new car, it loses a large chunk of its value as soon as you drive it out of the dealer’s shop. If you take good care of your second hand car, it will maintain its value for longer.


Finding Nissan used cars also gives you a greater variety of models to choose from. Searching online for used vehicles, you won’t be restricted to Nissan’s current line-up but you will have the option of previous generations too.

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The Nissan SA brand and its line-up
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