Published on April 2nd, 2018 | by Subhash Nair


Nissan Serena S-Hybrid is Now Open for Booking

Edaran Tan Chong Motor Sdn. Bhd (ETCM) has announced that the fifth-generation All-New NISSAN Serena S-Hybrid is now open for booking, and is expected to launch in May 2018.

The All-New NISSAN Serena S-Hybrid follows it predecessors in a 2.0L (MR20DD) Twin CVTC (Continuously Variable-valve Timing Control) engine, paired with XTRONIC CVT (Continuously Variable Transmission) with Adaptive Shift Control (ASC); maximum power output is now at 150PS / 6,000rpm with a torque of 200Nm / 4,400rpm. Adoption of the new Dual Arm Tensioner (DAT) produces a lower tension on the arm belt to reduce power lost and increase fuel efficiency.

The S-HYBRID powertrain equipped in the All-New NISSAN Serena S-Hybrid is a compact hybrid system. It mounts an upgraded version of the ECO motor that controls the Idling Stop system and provides additional torque assist in start-up acceleration. It also acts as an alternator to facilitate energy recuperation during deceleration and braking.

Improvements to the engine have resulted in the best-in-class fuel economy of 14.2 km/L (NEDC R101) earning the All-New Serena S-Hybrid the Energy Efficient Vehicle (EEV) status.

The All-New NISSAN Serena S-Hybrid takes a revolutionary step forward with an array of NISSAN Intelligent Mobility (NIM) features, which includes first in its class Intelligent Around View Monitor (I-AVM), 4 cameras that provide a 360° bird’s-eye view of the vehicle for easier navigation. Intelligent Moving Object Detection (I-MOD) that detects moving objects surrounding the vehicle to alert the driver. Hands-Free Dual Power Sliding Doors that operate by a simple quick kick below the door to open or close. 7 seater captain seats with 7 USB-Powered Ports for each passenger’s electronic device charging needs.

6 SRS Airbags now comes standard in the All-New NISSAN Serena S-Hybrid, and other safety features includes Vehicle Dynamic Control (VDC), Traction Control System (TCS), Anti-lock Braking System (ABS), Brake Assist (BA), Electronic Brake Force Distribution (EBD), Hill Start Assist (HSA), and Child Seat Retainer with Top Tether (ISOFIX x2).

The All-New NISSAN Serena S-Hybrid is available for viewing in selected shopping malls from 3rd April onwards. At these island displays and roadshows, members of the public can also download a special augmented reality application (available on Android and IOS) to preview the vehicle in real-time with a digital tour of the All-New NISSAN Serena S-Hybrid.

Details of viewing schedule as follows:

And here’s the roadshow schedule:

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