Nissan Navara ST-X Dual Cab 4WD Ute 2022 Motoring Minute Review

We Drive the Navara ST-X on a road test review

Nissans Navara has been mainstay Ute for many years sometimes lost in a wide and often confusing choice of manufacturers.  

Nissan Navara 2022 ST-X 4WD Ute front grill Priced from the entry level single cab chassis from $32,300 through to the recently released Pro4X Warrior at $69,990 plus the usual costs. There is a Nissan Ute for everyone.

I’ve just spent a couple of weeks in the latest ST-X 4WD Dual Cab with the premium leather pack and it’s probably my pick for the sweet spot in the range.

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Nissan Navara 2022 ST-X 4WD Ute interior front

The interior is well laid out with leather heated seats, new central screen and driver ergonomics. The exterior is actually pretty stylish. I like the sliding tie rails in the tub along with tie down point, very practical. The rear tailgate is light to operate which is another bonus

On road the Navara has excellent ride for a Ute and the 140Kw/450Nm combined with a 7 speed sports AT is enough for most people. Its excellent off road has a rear diff lock as standard and will tow 3500kg if needed. Navara is now fitted with trailer-sway control as standard across all models, and a towbar is fitted as standard equipment on all ST-X and PRO-4X models.

Nissan’s Navara definitely should be on the consideration list for Ute buyers.

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Nissan Navara 2022 ST-X 4WD Ute front qtr

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What is good?

What is not so good?

  • 4WD and Towing performance
  • Nice styling
  • Interior comfort
  • No wireless Apple Car Play
  • Would love 150kW/500Nm
  • Pocket on central tunnel pushes into knee

Nissan Navara 2022 ST-X 4WD Ute engine

Model

Nissan Navara ST-X 4WD Dual Cab Ute

Model Price $58,270 MLP* Leather seat option $1500
Engine 2.3L 4 Cyl Twin Turbo diesel
Drivetrain 7 Sp Sports AT 4WD
Power 140kW @ 3,750rpm
Torque 450Nm @ 1,500 – 2,500rpm
Safety 5 Star ANCAP (Tested Dec 2020)
CO2 Emissions 208 g/km
Economy ADR/ Capacity 7.9L/100km / 10.1L/100K on test / 80L
0-100kmh/Top Speed N/A
Servicing 12 Mths / 20,000km Fixed price service
Warranty 5yr/ Unlimited km with 5 Yr. conditional roadside assist

*MLP Includes GST and LCT but excluding statutory charges, dealer costs and dealer delivery. See your dealer for RDAP. Does not include price of options. Some features mentioned in the article are options. RDAP means Recommended Drive Away Price (without options but including all other charges)

Nissan Navara 2022 ST-X 4WD Ute profile

Overall Rating    

88/100

Behind the Wheel 9
Comfort 9
Equipment 8
Performance 8
Ride and Handling 9
Practicality 9
Fit for Purpose 9
Towing/4WD Capability 10
Technology / connectivity 8
Value for Money 9

Nissan Navara 2022 ST-X 4WD Ute tub

Dimensions

 
Overall Length (mm) 5311
Wheelbase (mm) 3150
Width / Height (mm) 1850 / 1830
Unladen ground clearance / wading depth (mm) Up to 224  / 600
Approach / RO / Departure(degrees) 32.7 / 23.2 / 20.3
Fuel Tank  / Turning Circle 80 Litres / 12.5mts KTK
Kerb Weight /  GVM / GCM / Payload (kg) 2142g / 3150 / 59100 / 1024
Towing Capacity / Tow Ball rating (kg) 3500 / 350

Nissan Navara 2022 ST-X 4WD Ute rear qtr

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  • 9/10
    Behind the Wheel - 9/10
  • 9/10
    Comfort - 9/10
  • 8/10
    Equipment - 8/10
  • 8/10
    Performance - 8/10
  • 9/10
    Ride and Handling - 9/10
  • 9/10
    Practicality - 9/10
  • 9/10
    Fit for Purpose - 9/10
  • 10/10
    Towing/4WD Capability - 10/10
  • 8/10
    Technology / connectivity - 8/10
  • 9/10
    Value for Money - 9/10
8.8/10

Summary

Nissan’s Navara has been mainstay Ute for many years sometimes lost in a wide and often confusing choice of manufacturers.  

I’ve just spent a couple of weeks in the latest ST-X 4WD Dual Cab with the premium leather pack and it’s probably my pick for the sweet spot in the range.

Nissans Navara definitely should be on the consideration list for Ute buyers.

About Rob Fraser 1980 Articles
Rob Fraser – General dogsbody & Director Rob is the founder of the business. He constantly mutters something about way too many red wines one evening being to blame. Often known for taking the 4WD in the driveway over the sports car, he has travelled pretty much everywhere in Australia and when he is bored goes for a drive. He first learned to drive on the farm in a left hand drive WW11 Jeep when he was 11, and was hooked on 4WDriving way back then. In addition to 4WD he is an avid motoring enthusiast and has maintained a strong interest in the industry ever since his teens. He has owned way too many cars in his time as well. Having previously lived at the top of corporate life he retired in 2000 and hasn’t put a suit and tie on since. Cars are his passion so why not have a business doing what you love he figures. He has towed either a caravan or camper trailer to most parts of Australia, has run guided tours for camper trailers’ and instructed drivers in off road towing.