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Nissan van insurance

Whether you’re using your Nissan van as a trader or just for your general day-to-day run-around, it’s important to consider what insurance policy will meet your needs. From couriers to painters, whatever line of work you’re in, finding the right insurance policy for your Nissan van could help you get a competitive quote. It could minimise the impact any theft or accident has on you or your business in the future.

What do you need to know about van insurance?

Van insurance premiums are calculated differently from regular car insurance policies. The Association of British Insurers (ABI) allocates insurance groups for standard cars, and insurers can then use these to indicate insurance costs. The ABI can also recommend insurance groups for certain vans and commercial vehicles. But insurers tend to calculate prices based on the specifications of the van itself, as well as on details about you and your driving history.

Nissan’s range of commercial vehicles includes everything from vans to flatbed trucks. Knowing what features of your vehicle will affect your insurance premium is an important first step. Many Nissans come with a further range of options, including engine size, seating capacity, safety features and much more, which many insurers will use to calculate insurance prices.

Nissan Model Engine Size Payload Capacity Storage Capacity
NV200 compact van
1.5 Diesel, 6 speed manual
Up to 752kg
4.2m3
NV400 van
2.3 Diesel, 6 speed manual / semi auto
1030 to 2254kg
6.9 to 17m3, or 9 passenger minibus
Primastar van
2.0 Diesel, 6 speed manual / semi auto
1000 to 1285kg
Up to 8.4m3
Cabstar flatbed
2.5 - 3.0 Diesel, 5 & 6 speed manual
982 to 2722kg
Single or double cab
Navara pickup truck
2.5 - 3.0 Diesel, 5-7 speed, manual or auto
1073kg
King or double cab, 2.36 - 2.9m3

What affects the cost of Nissan van insurance?

Van insurance policy prices are influenced by a variety of things, including your circumstances, driving history and your vehicle. So they are difficult to predict. We’ve put together some of the key models and features in Nissan’s current commercial vehicle range. You could use these to consider what model might suit you and your business best, as well as how its stats and range of extras may affect your insurance premium.

Generally you can expect larger, heavier commercial vehicles with larger, more powerful engines, more seats or higher maximum payloads to have higher insurance premiums. This is why it is important to consider the cost of your van insurance before buying your business van.

You might also be interested in some of our articles and guides on commercial vehicle insurance, such as saving money on van insurance

Nissan motor company ltd: did you know?

  • Established – 26 December 1933
  • Founders - Masujiro Hashimoto, Kenjiro Den, Rokuro Aoyama, Meitaro Takeuchi, Yoshisuke Aikawa
  • Headquarters - Nishi-ku, Yokohama, Japan
  • Production output - 4,889,379 units (2012)
  • Products - Automobiles, Outboard motors, Forklift trucks
  • Divisions - Infiniti, NISMO, Datsun

Nissan has been one of the world’s largest vehicle producers since its formation in 1933, when various shared subsidiary companies came together under one name. Since then, the company has grown to become one of the biggest motoring names in Japan and around the world.

The company has manufacturing operations on 6 continents. Its global sales figures have grown steadily over the past decade to nearly 5 million units in 2012. And today, Nissan looks set to maintain its status as a world-leading car manufacturer.

Nissan’s commercial vehicles are renowned for their practicality, along with their innovative and practical designs. For instance, their range includes single cab vans with 13 separate storage spaces (NV200), pickups and flatbed trucks. 

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