Customise Your Nissan NV250 Van L1 1.5 dCi FWD 80PS Visia Van Manual [Start Stop] van leasing deal

Nissan NV250 L1
1.5 dCi FWD 80PS Visia Van Manual [Start Stop]
4 door Van | Manual | Diesel CRD

Top offer

In stock
Images are for illustrative purposes only and may feature different models within the range
Vehicle Model year 2020 | Release date 06-09-2019
Diesel CRD
Fuel type
Diesel CRD
146 g/km
146 g/km
50.40 mpg
engine size
1.50 litre
Front Wheel Drive
4 doors
4 door
insurance group
Insurance group
on the road price
Manufacturer RRP
View technical data
View standard equipment
View optional extras
Independent review


Nissan's NV250 compact van has a familiar feel but a class-leading warranty. Jonathan Crouch takes a look.

Ten Second Review

Operators of small vans don't care about the provenance of the designs they're presented with: only whether they're competitively priced, practically-shaped, capable of carrying stout loads and come supported by a peace of mind warranty. Nissan's NV250 seems to tick quite a few of those boxes.


Nissan shares its commercial vehicle designs with Renault - with one exception, the compact NV200 model, now available only in full-electric form. Until mid-2019, that LCV could be had with a diesel engine too but Nissan baulked at the cost of having to update this model's black pump-fuelled unit to the latest Euro6d-TEMP emission regulations and also needed a compact model that was available in a greater number of body styles and was more compatible for conversion. The solution was obvious; namely to do what Nissan does with its mid-sized and large vans and simply re-badge an existing Renault product, in this case the Kangoo. The current Renault Kangoo is a second generation design that's been on sale since way back in 2010 and the French brand has already revealed a concept design for its replacement. But Nissan decided it couldn't wait for that, so has pressed ahead with a light visual re-working of that Renault's front end and created this NV250 model to slot in as the starting point in its LCV range.

Driving Experience

The NV250 does of course share all its engines with its Renault Kangoo donor model. There are only engines: Nissan hasn't taken the Kangoo's full-electric Z.E. powertrain because it's continuing to sell the NV200 in full-electric form. So NV250 buyers must have diesel power, refined to the Euro6d-TEMP regulations that the old black pump-fuelled NV200 model couldn't meet. There are three 1.5-litre dCi options, with outputs of 80, 95 and 115hp: that's for the panel van. The Crew Van version drops the least powerful of these three units. The underpinnings here were originally derived from Renault's Scenic MPV and these origins can be felt out on the road. The ride is more compliant and forgiving over the worst surface imperfections than we've come to expect in a compact van but the flipside is that body-control can be slightly wayward if you should press into corners with undue vigour. The longer wheelbase of the L2 variant helps it provide a more composed ride and handling package than the shorter L1 option, which bounces around a little more. On the downside, the turning circle increases with the extra length but most drivers will hardly notice, the NV250 always feeling manoeuvrable for its size. All models have great forward visibility courtesy of the extensive windscreen and truncated bonnet, while the well-weighted steering and positive gear change also impress.

Design and Build

Aware that the NV250's lifespan will probably be quite short, Nissan hasn't gone to great lengths to visually differentiate this model from its Kangoo cousin: even the headlights are the same. Between them is a Nissan V-shaped front grille. Inside, it is of course virtually the same as that Renault too, apart from the Nissan badge on the steering wheel. There's an MPV-like feel to the interior that'll please those who like to use their LCVs as a mobile office. To that end, a good quota of storage options are provided, with large door pockets, an A4-sized compartment in the dashboard complete with pen holders and a 13-litre overhead shelf. The basic dashboard design is user-friendly, with its aviation-style handbrake designed to minimise strain on the wrist and a dash-mounted gear lever. The upright driving position also facilitates easy entries and exits. An enormous amount of headroom is present in the front of the NV250, enough so that all kinds of elaborate headgear could be accommodated should the occasion arise. And there's the option of either two or three-seat cab layouts, with only passenger legroom (slightly restricted by the sloping floor) giving any cause for concern. If you need to carry more than two passengers, then it's worth checking out the Crew Van variant.

Market and Model

There are two NV250 panel van body lengths - L1 and L2, the latter also available in Crew Van form with a second fold-out seating row. The L1 is your only option if you want the base 80hp version of the dCi diesel engine, which prices from around £17,000 ex VAT and can only be had with 'Visia' or 'Acenta' trims. To these two spec options, all other variants also add a third top 'Tekna' trim level. There's only manual transmission on offer. And the Crew Van variant requires a price premium of around £900 over the equivalent panel van. Overall, you've to think in terms of a spend of around £19,000 for a typical mid-range 'Acenta'-trimmed L2 panel van version of this LCV. You'll probably want 'Acenta' trim because base 'Visia'-spec, predictably, gives you only the very basics. 'Acenta' trim adds air conditioning, front fog lights, rear parking sensors, an on-board trip computer, driver's seat height adjustment, a one-touch feature for the powered front windows, a rubber mat for the load compartment and power-folding mirrors. Key options include an offside sliding door (standard on the L2). And a swivelling bulkhead and foldable passenger seat for longer loads.

Practicalities and Costs

The main point of access to the cargo area in the NV250 is the asymmetrically-split rear doors. These open to a 90 degree angle but releasing a catch inside allows them to swing out to 180 degrees. A sliding side door is also included and this opens to reveal a 635mm aperture with a tug on the reassuringly chunky handle. An extra sliding side door is fitted to the L2 and optional on the L1. There are various bulkhead options including a mesh grill that swings open to increase the payload capacity. Up to eight load lashing points are provided for the securing of cargo. Payloads are 650kgs for the L1 and 800kg for the L2, the latter figure 50kgs more than the old NV200 diesel could manage. Cargo volume measures up to 3.5m3 in the L1 (extendable further via an optional through-loading bulkhead) - or 4.6m3 for the L2. That L2 figure compares to 4.2m3 for the old diesel NV200. The NV250's loading length is 1.73m for the L1 and 2.11m for the L2, but you can extend those figures to 2.5m and 2.87m respectively by fitting that through-loading bulkhead. The Crew Van (offered in L2 form only) has a 740kg payload and cargo volumes of 2.4-3.6m3, depending on the position of the rear seat. Fuel consumption is NEDC-rated at around 62mpg on the combined cycle and the NEDC CO2 figure varies between 117-122g/km, depending on engine. A key differentiating factor over the Kangoo is this Nissan's five year / 100,000 mile warranty.


There's nothing too complicated about the proposition here: you get all the benefits of a Renault Kangoo (economical running costs, a practical interior and so on) with the additional bonus of the five year / 100,000 mile warranty that Renault can't offer. The design here may be a decade old but it still manages provide one of the more comfortable and manoeuvrable options in the compact van class. The soft suspension means handling isn't as sharp as in some of the alternatives and the engines major in economy rather than performance. Still, capacity and payload figures are competitive. Which is what Nissan needed to be in the small van sector. The NV2500 delivers that capability.


Nissan NV250 L1

1.5 dCi FWD 80PS Visia Van Manual [Start Stop]

Contract hire

Contract length
Monthly rental
Initial rental
Miles per annum
In stock
24 months
36 months
48 months

Can't find the terms you're looking for? Call us on 03333 70 2121

contract hire
per month

Initial rental:
Total price:

Finance Type (Contract hire)
Contract length (months)
Initial rental (months)
Annual mileage
Vehicle maintenance
No - I understand I will be responsible for all scheduled servicing, maintenance & tyres of my vehicle
Yes - I would like my vehicle maintained and serviced throughout the term of the contract

Add Optional Extras

Order now
Enquire now

When adding optional cost extras

If your chosen optional extras take the vehicle list price above £40,000, the road tax cost increases. Meaning the impact the cost option has on the rental, will be more than the illustrated price of the optional extra. This exludes zero-emission vehicles.

The small print

*No Deposit means the first month is the same as the remaining rentals. Select the initial rental as "1" to spread the costs evenly over the term. All offers are subject to change at any time, you must be 18 or over and finance is subject to status, vehicle availability and terms and conditions apply. We can introduce you to a limited number of finance companies, a commission may be received. Failure to maintain payments may result in termination of your agreement and the vehicle being returned, this could affect your credit rating and make it more difficult to obtain credit in the future. All prices correct at time of publication.

All vehicle images and car descriptions on this site are for illustration and reference purposes only and are not necessarily an accurate representation of the vehicle on offer.

VAT at 20% may be payable.

You should try and estimate the distance you will travel as accurately as possible to try and avoid excess mileage charges at the end of your contract.

Autotrader logo
Vehicle data provided by Auto Trader Limited. Actual vehicle specification may vary.

Other customers also viewed...

Car Lease Deals

21st Century Motors Limited have one of the UK's largest variety of specials leasing deals on cars, vans and pickups. Established in 2014, we have an endless list of loyal and satisfied customers which you can see for yourself by reading our reviews, who are situated throughout the United Kingdom. We can deliver our lease deals wherever you are!

Supplying vehicle lease throughout the UK is also a huge benefit of ours as we are not limited to the local area, we deliver nationwide. We are redefining the supply of brand new vehicles by operating entirely online and contactless. Allowing many customers who would normally need to visit a dealership, the ability to make a phone call and speak to a real person at almost any time. With an industry-leading response time, you can be confident that we are not only offering you some of the most competitive leading rates in the market, however we ensure that you receive a first class customer experience.  This is backed up by our 5 star Google Reviews.

Alfa Romeo car leasing
Audi car leasing
BMW car leasing
Citroen car leasing
CUPRA car leasing
Dacia car leasing
DS Automobiles car leasing
Fiat car leasing
Ford car leasing
Honda car leasing
Hyundai car leasing
Jaguar car leasing
Jeep car leasing
Kia car leasing
Land Rover car leasing
Lexus car leasing
Maserati car leasing
Mazda car leasing
Mercedes-Benz car leasing
MG Motor UK car leasing
MINI car leasing
Mitsubishi car leasing
Nissan car leasing
Peugeot car leasing
Porsche car leasing
Renault car leasing
SEAT car leasing
Skoda car leasing
Smart car leasing
Ssangyong car leasing
Subaru car leasing
Suzuki car leasing
Tesla car leasing
Toyota car leasing
Vauxhall car leasing
Volkswagen car leasing
Volvo car leasing

Electric Car Lease Deals

Hybrid vehicles usually come with a petrol or diesel engine, and are accompanied by an electric motor too. This allows the vehicle to utilise both electric and combustion motors, which reduces the CO2 emissions and can offer better fuel economy. Hybrids come in various forms, from Mild Hybrid Vehicles [MHEV], Hybrid Electric Vehicles [HEV] and Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicles [PHEV]. They are a great alternative to taking the plunge and opting for a full electric vehicle, allowing you to keep your re-fueling routine pretty much the same whilst potentially driving a greener and fuel saving motor. 

Electric vehicles run purely on electric, meaning they produce ZERO CO2 emissions. In terms of running cost, they are one of the cheapest. With some vehicles allowing 300+ miles on a single full charge, the electric vehicle is fast becoming a popular choice on today's UK roads.

Vans & Pickup Lease Deals

Whilst we have a vast choice of car leasing deals, we are also providing our customers with industry leading prices for commercial vehicles such as vans and pickups. There is not a vehicle we cannot quote on so please click here to request a tailored quotation. We will then do all we can to provide you with the best deal, along with our extremely easy and simple approach. Allowing you to order a brand new vehicle, fast, efficient, with a no jargon approach. 

Citroen van leasing
Ford van leasing
Isuzu van leasing
Land Rover van leasing
Mercedes-Benz van leasing
Nissan van leasing
Peugeot van leasing
Renault van leasing
Toyota van leasing
Vauxhall van leasing
Volkswagen van leasing
Google rating 4.9 | 31 reviews
Search cars
Search vans
Advanced search
More filters

21st Century Motors - Vehicle Leasing Specialists

Telephone : 03333 70 2121

Member number 2223

Why lease a 2021 Audi A3 Sportback 'Review'
Why lease a 2021 Audi A3 Sportback 'Review'
31st March 2021
Why lease a 2021 Mini Hatch 'Review'
Why lease a 2021 Mini Hatch 'Review'
9th March 2021
Why lease a 2021 Peugeot 3008 'Review'
Why lease a 2021 Peugeot 3008 'Review'
3rd March 2021
Why lease a Peugeot 208 'Review'
Why lease a Peugeot 208 'Review'
24th February 2021

21st Century Motors Limited are a credit broker and not a lender, we are authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority. Registered No : 682528

Registered in England & Wales with company number : 08901938 | Data Protection No : ZA105350 | VAT No : 214205361

Registered Office : 16a Cann Bridge Street, Preston, PR5 4DJ

Disclaimer: All vehicle images and descriptions are for illustration and reference purposes only, all vehicle leases are subject to credit approval and subject to change at any time. E&OE.

Copyright © 2021 21st Century Motors Limited, All rights reserved.