The Honda Acty and Nissan Clipper are both Kei trucks and cabover vans which are reliable, economical, durable and fuel-efficient cars. They can be used in various jobs such as agricultural, industrial, commercial purposes, and even for daily or family used. In this article, we will talk about the comparison and features of the Honda Acty and Nissan Clipper.
(*Prices are reflective of average BE FORWARD pricings as of June 2021.)
Honda Acty Nissan Clipper
Capacity / Doors 2-doors pickup,
Production Period 1977 - 2021 2003 - Present
Torque 6.2 kgm (61 Nm;
45 lb-ft) at 4,000 rpm
95 Nm @ 3000 rpm,
62 Nm @ 3500 rpm
Power 53 PS (39 kW; 52 hp) at 7,000 rpm 64 hp @ 6000 rpm,
48 hp @ 5700 rpm
Engines 656 cc E07Z SOHC inline-3 658 cc R06A inline-3 (turbo),
658 R06A inline-3
Key Features Airbags, power steering, power door locks,
anti-lock braking system, air conditioning,
tachometer, audio controls
Anti-lock braking system, electronic
brake-force distribution, SRS airbags,
hill-start assist system, emergency
locking retractor, automatic low and
high beam xenon headlights.
Length/width/height Length/width/height 3, 395 mm (133.7 in),
1,475 mm (58.1 in), 1,880 mm (74.0 in)
3,395 mm (134 in), 1,475 mm (58 in),
1,765–1,910 mm (69–75 in)
BE FORWARD PRICE $2,870 - $6,190 $1,420 - $28,110
Exterior and Interior Comparison
The Honda Acty is a Kei truck that was first released in 1977 while the van version was released in 1979 and specifically produced for the Japanese Domestic Market. After decades since its production, the latest generation Honda Acty was restyled to give a much modern look and features to the car, especially the van, which is more popular in the market because of its flexible use and spacious loading platform.
This versatile car can be used for daily transport, commercial purposes, or transporting goods. The Honda Acty van features a squared-shape headlight, a rectangular grille in the center, low mounted rear bumper with rectangular taillights, and sliding doors on both sides.
The cabin is equipped with high-grade fabric-covered seats, two seats at the front, and two-row of seats at the back of the car. The safety features include power steering, power door locks, an anti-lock braking system, air conditioning, audio controls, airbags, and a tachometer.
The Nissan Clipper is a nameplate used for two separate commercial vehicles that are NT100 and NV 100, which were first introduced in 2003 by Nissan. It is also a badge originally used for larger vehicles of Prince and Nissan.
The van version or known as NV100 features a corrosion-proof steel plate with anti-rust triple coated paint and a folding front passenger seat function that enables long objects or cargo to be carried with ease. It also offers a spacious cabin for carrying stuff or passengers and up-to-date modern equipment for convenience and comfort.
Additionally, storage spaces can be seen at the front that includes a hook, storage box, multiple pockets, sliding doors, and a big rear door to make the entry and loading of cargo easy. The safety features include an anti-lock braking system, electronic brake-force distribution, SRS airbags, hill-start assist system, emergency locking retractor, automatic low and high beam xenon headlights.
Engine and Fuel Consumption
The Honda Acty has equipped with a 660 cc E07Z, 12 valves, SOHC inline-4 petrol cylinder engine that produces 53 PS (39 kW; 52 hp) at 7,000 rpm, and torque of 6.2 kg m (61 Nm; 45 lb-ft) of torque at 4,000 rpm. It is paired with three transmission options that include three-speed automatic transmission, four-speed automatic transmission, and five-speed manual transmission.
The Nissan Clipper van is equipped with a 660cc R06A DOHC, three-cylinders, 12-valves engine that generates maximum power of 48 hp at 6000 RPM and torque of 62 Nm at 4000 rpm. It is paired with a four-speed automatic transmission for 4WD and features a 2WD option along with a 5-speed manual transmission. The Clipper Rio comes with a turbocharged engine, and it provides a four-speed automatic transmission and works with a 4WD system. The 660cc R06A turbo engine generates maximum power of 64 hp @ 6000 rpm and a torque of 95Nm at 3000 rpm.
The Honda Acty and Nissan Clipper are two of the most versatile cars in the market. These two cars are popular in the market because of their versatile use and loading capability. It can be used in transporting cargo, for commercial purposes, daily transportation, or even for personal use. But if you want a model with more advanced features, fuel-efficient, economical, and safe, then Nissan Clipper is for you.
Written by: WTN Esther Abranilla