The Perfect Multipurpose Van – Nissan Caravan

by Masashi S. JDM Enthusiast

Nissan Caravan is the rebadged version of Prince Homy that was first produced in 1973. It is a light commercial vehicle that was initially introduced as the Prince Homy B640 and in 1976, the second-generation Nissan Caravan E20 was released. 

Nissan Caravan E20 / E23 / E24 

The second-generation Nissan Caravan E20 was introduced in 1976 available in a 4-door, 3 to 6-seater cargo van or a 9-seater passenger van. The Caravan E20 was equipped with a 1.5L J15 (SE20) straight- 4 and 2.0L H20 (PE20) petrol engines or a 2.2L SD22 (RE20) straight- 4 diesel engine.

The third-generation Nissan Caravan E23 was revealed in August 1980 with several body styles: 4-door 6/9-seater Caravan Van Hi-roof, the Caravan Coach 9-seater, and the luxurious 8Ride Silk Road sunroof. The E23 came fitted with a 1.6L J16 straight- 4 or 2.0L Z20S petrol engine, 2.0L SD23 diesel engine, or the turbocharged 2.0L LD20T diesel engine, attached to 5-speed or 4-speed manual transmission. 

In 1986, the fourth-generation Caravan E24 was released and was available in a 4-door cargo van, a 4-door 8-seater coach, a 4-door 8-seater Silkroad Limousine, and a 4-door 15-passenger. The Caravan E24 was powered by 2.0L Z20S petrol, a 2.0L turbocharged LD20T, and a 2.7L TD27 turbocharged diesel, followed by the 3.2L QD32 straight-4 diesel engine that produced 74 kW (99 hp) at 3600 rpm. 

Nissan Caravan E25 / E26/NV350 / E26/NV350

The fifth-generation Caravan E25 was introduced in 2001 with several upgrades on the engine, body, chassis, and suspension. The E25 was available in 4-doors and several trim styles: DX, GX, DX Super Long, Van Long Body, and Silk Road GX. Later models were available in 5-doors with 2.0L KA20DE, 2.4L KA24DE, 2.0L QR20DE petrol, 2.5L QR25 petrol, and the turbocharged ZD30DDTi diesel, powered by a 4-speed automatic or 5-speed manual transmission. 

The sixth-generation Nissan Caravan (E26/NV350) was released in 2012 and is available as a short or long wheelbase. This model came fitted with a 2.0-liter QR20DE or 2.5-liter QR25DE petrol engine, and a turbocharged 2.5-liter YD25DDTi diesel engine powered through a 4(5)-speed automatic or 5-speed manual gearbox.

The Caravan E26/NV350 interior has a maximize interior space, with a rounded exterior to give a reasonably stylish appearance. The E26/NV350 features a large grille that is chrome plated on some models and easy-to-read gauges, a small steering wheel, a digital trip meter, and softly curved plastic trims. The front row seats are comfortable, while the rear seats are arranged in two rows of two on the right and a single seat on the left, with one foldable to give way for rear passengers to access the three rear seats. 


Nissan Caravan is a perfect car for commercial purposes or even for family use, with its spacious room for passengers and cargo. So, what are you waiting for? Check the Nissan Caravan stocklist

for more available models.

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About Masashi S. Junior   JDM Enthusiast

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