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Which Nissan Ariya Has the Longest Range?

Published on Jun 9, 2023 by Electric Expert

Decoding the Nissan ARIYA Range: Which Model Goes the Farthest?

As a proud dealer of Boulder Nissan, we’re always ready to assist our customers in choosing the perfect electric vehicle. With the increasing interest in Nissan's electric vehicle lineup, especially the Ariya, we're frequently asked which Nissan Ariya model offers the most range. To provide a comprehensive answer to that question, we'll be diving deep into the specifications of the various Nissan Ariya models in this blog post.

Nissan ARIYA Range

The Nissan Ariya model with the most range is the VENTURE+, boasting an impressive range of up to 304 miles. This model outperforms all other Ariya models when it comes to traveling distance on a single charge.

 

Below, we've compiled a detailed table for a side-by-side comparison of the different Ariya models, their ranges, and other essential specs.

 

Model Range (Miles) Drivetrain Battery (kWh) Motor (kW) HP Torque (lb-ft) 0–60 MPH (sec) Charge Time for 80% (min)
VENTURE+ 304 FWD 87 178 238 221 7.2 40
ENGAGE 216 FWD 63 160 214 221 7.1 35
ENGAGE e-4ORCE 205 AWD 63 250 335 413 5.1 35
ENGAGE+ e-4ORCE 272 AWD 87 290 389 442 4.8 40
EVOLVE+ 289 FWD 87 178 238 221 7.2 40
EVOLVE+ e-4ORCE 272 AWD 87 290 389 442 4.8 40
EMPOWER+ 289 FWD 87 178 238 221 7.2 40
PLATINUM+ e-4ORCE 267 AWD 87 290 389 442 4.8 40

 

A Quick Overview of the Nissan ARIYA Range Lineup & ARIYA Range Review

The Nissan Ariya comes in multiple variants, each boasting its unique set of features and performance characteristics relative to its electric SUV counterparts like the Tesla Model Y, or the Hyundai Ioniq.

 

These include the VENTURE+, ENGAGE, ENGAGE e-4ORCE, ENGAGE+ e-4ORCE, EVOLVE+, EVOLVE+ e-4ORCE, EMPOWER+, and the PLATINUM+ e-4ORCE. Each of these models features different drivetrains, battery capacities, horsepower, and, most importantly, electric range. Read our Nissan ARIYA review here. Its driving experience is amazing!

What is the Nissan ARIYA Range by Trim?

Nissan Ariya Range Comparison by TRIM

Here is a horizontal bar chart comparing the range in miles for each Nissan ARIYA trim. The VENTURE+ trim has the highest range at 304 miles, while the ENGAGE e-4ORCE trim has the lowest range at 205 miles. The other trims fall somewhere in between these two extremes.

What is the price of the Nissan ARIYA?

The Nissan ARIYA price depends on the trim level. It may also depend on whether your state offers any tax credits or incentives for purchasing an electric vehicle. In Colorado, for example, car-buyers are currently receiving a $5,000 refundable tax credit when they purchase a new electric vehicle. You can calculate your tax credit here.  

 

Regardless, let's get back to the Nissan ARIYA Price. In the Nissan Ariya lineup for 2023, the price range is as varied as the charging capacities and extra features. Let's dissect these variables and understand what you're really getting in terms of 'dollars per mile.'

Nissan ARIYA Price

Value Star: Ariya VENTURE+ FWD
MSRP: $47,190
Nissan ARIYA Venture Range: Up to 304 Miles
Charging Capacity: 63 kWh
Dollars Per Mile: $155

 

This model is the range king of the Ariya lineup. For those looking for maximal distance on a single charge, this is the Ariya for you, and at a cost of only $155 per mile of range, it's a steal.

Ariya ENGAGE FWD
MSRP: $43,190
Nissan ARIYA Engage Range: Up to 216 Miles
Charging Capacity: 63 kWh
Dollars Per Mile: $200


The ENGAGE FWD is the most budget-friendly option. While it offers less range than the VENTURE+, its dollars-per-mile rate is still competitive.

Ariya ENGAGE+ e-4ORCE AWD
MSRP: $51,190
Nissan ARIYA Engage Range: Up to 272 Miles
Charging Capacity: 63 kWh
Dollars Per Mile: $188


This model balances a powerful drivetrain with a considerable range, all at a middling price point. For $188 per mile, it offers a strong all-around package.

Ariya PLATINUM+ e-4ORCE AWD and Ariya PLATINUM+ e-4ORCE AWD w/ 20" Wheels
MSRP: $60,190
Nissan ARIYA Platinum Range: Up to 267 Miles and 257 Miles, respectively
Charging Capacity: 63 kWh
Dollars Per Mile: $225 and $234, respectively

 

If you're into bells and whistles like a Motion Activated Liftgate or 20" Aluminum-alloy wheels, these premium options are for you. While the dollars-per-mile rate is higher, you're getting a cornucopia of extra features.

Ariya EMPOWER+ FWD
MSRP: $53,690
Nissan ARIYA Empower Range: Up to 289 Miles
Charging Capacity: 63 kWh
Dollars Per Mile: $186


Ideal for those with lengthy daily commutes, the EMPOWER+ offers ProPILOT features that make driving a breeze, along with an impressive range, all at a dollars-per-mile rate that won't break the bank.

Ariya EVOLVE+ e-4ORCE AWD and Ariya EVOLVE+ FWD
MSRP: $54,190 and $50,190, respectively
Nissan ARIYA Evolve Range: Up to 272 Miles and 289 Miles, respectively
Charging Capacity: 63 kWh
Dollars Per Mile: $199 and $174, respectively


These models bring the best of both worlds, offering substantial range and essential extras like a Panoramic Moonroof. The FWD option even dips down to $174 per mile, making it a highly cost-effective choice.

 

In sum, the Ariya lineup for 2023 offers a multitude of options that can cater to a variety of budgets and lifestyles, each with its own set of perks and drawbacks. The 'dollars per mile' metric is a robust way to evaluate these options, allowing you to make an informed choice that perfectly aligns with your needs.

Final Thoughts

Choosing the right electric vehicle can be a daunting task with so many models on the market, but at Boulder Nissan, we're here to help simplify the process. While the VENTURE+ model offers the highest range, remember that the best Nissan Ariya for you depends on your personal needs and preferences, which might include factors like drivetrain, charging times, or even acceleration speeds.

When you're ready to experience the Nissan Ariya's range and performance, we invite you to visit our dealership for a test drive. With our professional and knowledgeable team on your side, we're confident you'll find the perfect Nissan Ariya model to suit your lifestyle.

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