2022 noticed the launch of two all-new generations of a few of the most recognisable Japanese boxy MPVs, the Toyota Noah/Voxy and the Honda Stepwgn. Not eager to miss out, it seems that the Nissan Serena could possibly be the subsequent mid-sized field on wheels to see an all-new substitute.
Although spyshots of the all-new 2023 Nissan Serena, doubtless given the codename C28, have surfaced in Japan, the next-gen MPV can be noticed making its rounds in Thailand. As it’s by no means offered formally within the Kingdom, the camouflaged models are doubtless for use for inside testing.
On this newest set of pictures from Thailand, we see a transparent view of the sixth-generation Serena’s nostril and its headlights association. Admittedly, the entrance design doesn’t look all that daring like the present C27 Serena however we finest save the feedback till the camouflage has been peeled off.
The C28 Serena as seen within the Thai spyshots seems to be fairly fundamental in comparison with those seen in Japan with black steelies. In keeping with Japanese media, there is likely to be two completely different physique sizes provided for the next-gen Serena – a shorter and narrower “regular physique” and a wider, longer “aero physique” which is more likely to be on the next-gen Freeway Star variant.
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Moreover the entrance headlights and DRLs, the most recent set of Thai spyshots additionally revealed the next-gen Serena’s taillight configuration. Although it seems that it may characteristic vertical-style LED taillights as seen within the Hyundai Staria, some within the Japanese media anticipate an L-shaped design.
Moreover a barely boxier and equally retro design, the C28 Serena may doubtless characteristic a extra subtle Nissan ProPilot 2.0 ADAS system which presents hands-off freeway driving.
The all-new C28 Nissan Serena is anticipated to be launched in Japan by the top of November 2022. The outgoing C27 has been on sale since 2016 and in Japan and some different markets, it’s provided with a 1.2-litre petrol-electric e-Energy hybrid system (136 PS/320 Nm).
That e-Energy hybrid system could possibly be carried over into the next-gen Serena however the 2.0-litre S-Hybrid unit (150 PS/200 Nm) may not make the reduce.
The S-Hybrid unit is barely accessible in a handful of markets the place the Serena is on sale together with Malaysia the place the facelifted C27 Serena S-Hybrid is priced between RM 149,888 to RM 162,888.