The 2012 Nissan NV3500 HD Passenger Van is offered in three models, the NV3500 HD S, the NV3500 HD SV, and NV3500 HD SL (V8 engine only), and is available both for personal and fleet use.
A number of option packages are offered, including a Power Basic Package (S models only), with power windows and door locks; a Tow Package (V8 only), with extendable heated outside mirrors and Class-IV receiver hitch, wiring and heavy duty battery; the Power Basic Package + Tow Package (S-grade V8 only); and the Technology Package with Rear Camera (SV and SL only), featuring XM® Satellite Radio (XM® subscription required, sold separately), 5-inch touch-screen SD navigation system, Bluetooth® Hands-free Phone System (standard on SL-grade) and RearView Monitor.
Two engine variants will be offered for the 2012 Nissan NV3500 HD Passenger Van, a 261 hp DOHC 24-valve 4.0 liter V6 with 281 lb.-ft. of torque or a 317 hp DOHC 32-valve V8 with 385 lb.-ft. of torque. Both engines include Nissan’s Continuous Valve Timing Control (C-VTC) for improved efficiency and are matched with a refined, heavy-duty 5-speed automatic transmission. The Nissan NV3500 HD Passenger Van is built on a foundation of a rugged fully boxed ladder frame with independent front strut/solid rear axle with rigid leaf springs suspension, heavy-duty disc brakes with Anti-lock Braking System (ABS) and engine-speed-sensitive power steering. Also standard is a 28-gallon fuel tank.