When you choose a Nissan car, we want you to have all the facts at your disposal. This includes having accurate and clearly-expressed information about vehicle emissions and fuel consumption.
New legislation is now in place that makes this easier. This is called the Worldwide Harmonised Light Vehicles Test Procedure – or WLTP for short. All manufacturers will have to have their cars tested using the WLTP, before they can be put on sale.
Implementation began in September 2017 for new models or new powertrains, and WLTP is progressively replacing the previous testing process, the New European Driving Cycle or NEDC.
From January 2018, Nissan will start selling vehicles homologated according to the new procedure, and from September 2018 all Nissan cars for sale in our dealer network will be WLTP-homologated. From September 2019 the WLTP regulations will also be applied to light commercial vehicles.
During the transition from NEDC to WLTP, sometimes results using both systems will be quoted. The following summary explains the differences between the two test procedures, to allow enable customers to compare vehicles more easily