Truck Trend is the source for official specifications, payload, towing capacity, and other information that matters to real truck users. The 2012 Nissan NV1500, NV2500 HD and NV3500 HD. They will be available with a choice of 4.0-liter V6 and 5.6-liter V8 engines and in two body styles, Standard Roof (all models) and High Roof (NV2500 HD and NV3500 HD only).


2012 Nissan NV Technical Specifications
BODY/CHASSIS
Type Body-on-Frame (ladder-type)
Cross members 6
Body-to-frame mounts 12
Materials (primary) Corrosion-resistant and high-strength steel
ENGINE
Cylinders / configuration V6 V8
Name VQ40DE VK56DE
Cam design DOHC DOHC
Orientation Longitudinal Longitudinal
Block / head composition Aluminum/aluminum Aluminum/aluminum
Displacement (liters) 4.0L 5.6L
Horsepower 261 @ 5600 rpm 317 @ 5200 rpm
Torque (lb-ft) 281 @ 4000 rpm 385 @ 3400 rpm
Bore & stroke (mm) 95.5 x 92 98 x 92
Compression ratio (:1) 9.7 9.8
Spark plugs Iridium-tipped Iridium-tipped
Maximum engine speed 6,200 rpm 6,000 rpm
Induction system Naturally aspirated Naturally aspirated
Valvetrain DOHC, Silent Chain, Two-Stage (V6) or Single-Stage (V8), 4-Valves per Cylinder DOHC, Silent Chain, Two-Stage (V6) or Single-Stage (V8), 4-Valves per Cylinder
Recommended fuel Regular unleaded Regular unleaded
Emissions system HDV1 (Fed)/LEVII-ULEV MDV6 (Cal) HDV1 (Fed)/LEVII-ULEV MDV6 (Cal)
Exhaust Single muffler, dual inlet, single outlet Single muffler, dual inlet, single outlet
Transmission and Drive System
Type 5-speed AT
Drive configuration Rear-wheel drive
Gear ratio
1st 3.827
2nd 2.368
3rd 1.52
4th 1
5th 0.834
Reverse TBD
Final drive ratio (:1) 3.36 – V6 / 3.54 – V8
BRAKES
Front Type/Rotor size diameter and thickness (in.) Vented Disc / 14.17 x 1.50
Rear Type/Rotor size diameter and thickness (in.) Vented Disc / 14.37 x 1.20
STEERING
Type Engine speed-sensitive hydraulic re-circulating ball
Overall ratio (:1) 19
Turns (lock-to-lock) 4.6
Curb-to-curb turning diameter (ft.) 45.2
SUSPENSION
Front Independent double-wishbone with twin tube coilover shocks
Rear Multi-leaf with solid American Axle, twin tube shocks
Specifications are based on latest product information available at the time of printing