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The Nissan Serena S-Hybrid or more commonly known as just the Nissan Serena is a 7-seater multi-purpose vehicle (MPV). Although it doesn’t have direct competitors in its price range, it can be compared to other large MPVs like the Toyota Innova, Toyota Estima, and Kia Grand Starex. The Nissan Serena’s interior is fitted with various thoughtful features for the driver and passengers which make this car very pleasant to live with.
Nissan Serena Variants
There are three variants of the Nissan Serena in Malaysia; the standard Nissan Serena S-Hybrid Highway Star, the Nissan Serena S-Hybrid with Premium Highway Star Black Package, and the Nissan Serena S-Hybrid with Premium Highway Star Two-Tone Package. Although Nissan included the word “S-Hybrid” in the vehicle’s name, it doesn’t refer to a hybrid engine. Instead, it refers to Nissan’s S-Hybrid energy-efficient motor system with an electric power regenerator that charges the battery.
Nissan Serena Pricing
The price of a new Nissan Serena in Malaysia starts from RM140,226 for the Nissan Serena S-Hybrid Highway Star base model and RM150,226 for the model with the Premium Highway Star Black Package, while the price of the Nissan Serena with the Premium Highway Star Two Tone Package starts from RM152,103.
There are four colors available on the Nissan Serena in Malaysia; Cashmere Gold, Tungsten Silver, Brilliant White, and Diamond Black. The Premium Highway Star Two Tone Package adds three exclusive two-tone exterior paint jobs which are an Imperial Umber roof with Cashmere Gold body, Diamond Black roof with Tungsten Silver Body, and Diamond Black roof with Brilliant White body.
The interior of the different Nissan Serena variants is largely similar. Interior features include a leather-wrapped steering wheel with Advanced Drive Assist Display (ADAD) and cruise control switches, Fine Vision Meter with a 7-inch full-color ADAD, dual-zone auto climate control with digital switches for the 2nd and 3rd-row vents, and seven USB charging ports. The driver, front passenger, and 2nd-row seats are Zero Gravity inspired seats that are shaped to fit the body’s natural posture for greater comfort and less fatigue.
Rear passengers can enjoy captain seats on the 2nd row which have armrests and a long-slide function. While the base S-Hybrid Highway Star only has fabric seats, the Premium Highway Star Black and Two Tone variants have combination leather seats with either a Two-Tone Truffle Brown/Chestnut or a Single-Tone Black color. Inside, there are plenty of cup holders, storage compartments, and hooks to hold groceries or even teh tarik.
The Nissan Serena in Malaysia employs LED lights for illumination all-around. It has an automatic LED projector with auto-leveling headlights, LED signature lamps, front fog lamps, and daytime running lights (DRLs). There are hands-free rear dual-powered sliding doors with a wide aperture, a roof spoiler, and a dual-layer boot door.
All variants of the Nissan Serena have the same dimensions with a 4,770 mm length, 1,740 mm width, and 1,865 mm height. Its large dimensions give the Nissan Serena a spacious interior, even for the 3rd-row passengers. Its boot space measures 350-liters which is expandable to 1,900 liters with the back seat collapsed.
The infotainment in the Nissan Serena is controlled on a Premium Clarion Advanced 6.75-inch Display Audio system with Smart Device Link as well as Apple CarPlay and Android Auto support. The audio is played through six speakers. Both Premium Highway Star variants come with a Driving Video Recorder (DVR) with wifi connectivity and a 10.1-inch roof-mounted LCD panel for the rear passengers to enjoy their favorite shows on.
All Nissan Serena variants are powered by the same 2.0L 4-cylinder engine with Twin Continuously Variable-Valve Timing Control (CVTC) mated to an XTRONIC CVT (Continuously Variable Transmission) with Adaptive Shift Control. The Nissan Serena produces a max power of 150 PS at 6,000 rpm and a max torque of 200 Nm at 4,400 rpm. It has a fuel economy of 14.2 L/100 km and a 60-liter fuel capacity.
The Nissan Serena is equipped with Nissan Safety Shield 360 which includes an Intelligent Around View Monitor (i-AVM), Intelligent Moving Object Detection (i-MOD), Intelligent Driver Alertness (i-DA), 6 SRS Airbags, ISOFIX child seat restraint system (for 2nd Row Seats), Anti-lock Braking System (ABS) with Electronic Brakeforce Distribution (EBD) & Brake Assist (BA), Vehicle Dynamic Control (VDC) with Traction Control System (TCS), and Hill Start Assist (HSA).
With its practical features, numerous storage compartments, and spacious interior, the Nissan Serena is a great people carrier. Although it doesn’t have the best performance in the market, it makes up for it by providing exceptional comfort and practicality for its price.