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Main article: Nissan Cedric
Nissan Cedric Y31
1989 Nissan Cedric 01.jpg
Overview
Also called Nissan Gloria
Production
  • 1987-1999 hardtop
  • 1987-present sedan
Body and chassis
Body style 4-door hardtop/sedan
Layout FR layout
Related
Powertrain
Engine
Transmission
Dimensions
Wheelbase 2,735 mm (107.7 in)
Length 4,690 mm (184.6 in)
Width 1,695 mm (66.7 in)
Height 1,445 mm (56.9 in)
Curb weight 1,380 kg (3,040 lb)

The Nissan Cedric Y31 is a large automobile.

Y31[edit]

The Y31 was built from late 1987 through 1991 available in either Sedan or Hardtop guises. The sporty Gran Turismo SV version (discontinued in 1991) had short bumpers with a body kit, and was powered by the 2.0 liter VG20DET engine. The sedan version of the Y31 was facelifted at the launch of the Y32, which replaced the four-door hardtops. The Cedric is mechanically related to the Crew, although the Crew is slightly more compact in size. June 1987 saw a special-edition Cedric built for parade usage. The sedan remains with unchanged body appearance and is still in production currently. Private Cedrics are nowadays only available in four-door hardtop guise and the wagon and van versions are no longer sold. Engines available continue to be the newly developed VG series engine, with the VG20DET adding DOHC, another first for Nissan.

The four-speed automatic transmission is now computer controlled for smoother shifts. The transmission now exclusively uses a floor mounted gearshifter, and a 5-speed manual transmission is still available. The rear suspension was upgraded to multi-link independent setup. Trim levels start with the Super Custom at the bottom, followed by Classic, Classic SV, Gran Turismo, and the VIP Brougham at the top. The Gran Turismo received more sport-oriented styling, adding a youthful appearance, which found new, younger, buyers.

The Cedric competed for buyers with related Nissan vehicles that shared platforms used for the Cedric, specifically, the Nissan Cima, Nissan Leopard and the Nissan Gloria, as well as other sport-oriented vehicles, such as the Nissan Cefiro, Nissan Skyline and Nissan Laurel.

The Cedric Y31 can be distinguished from its sibling, the Gloria Y31, by the taillights at the back.

The vehicle's air conditioning could be adjusted by an infrared remote controlled hand held unit from the rear seat, located in a separate compartment attached on top of the rear armrest at the front. Separate air conditioning and heating vents were provided for rear seat passengers.

2nd generation Y31 Nissan Cedric Brougham VIP

Second Generation Y31[edit]

The Nissan Cedric Y31 remains in production after the launch of the Y32 in 1991. It is targeted for fleet use and taxi use. The taxi version Y31 was essentially a trimmed-down version of the upper trim Y31. The fleet taxi Y31 is still in production, and was last updated in 2014.

The car is popular with taxi companies, particularly in Singapore, Japan and Hong Kong, where a LPG version was used due to laws requiring cabs to run on LPG only. In Jakarta, Indonesia, the diesel powered Cedric Y31 was used as an executive taxi from 1993 to 2009 before replaced by the Mercedes-Benz C-Class and Mercedes-Benz E-Class.

The taxi Y31 sold poorly in Hong Kong during the later years as the Toyota Crown Comfort became the preferred choice of taxi operators, due to the very spacious rear cabin and lower running costs.

Gloria Y31[edit]

Main article: Nissan Gloria Y31

The Gloria Y31 was the sibling of the Cedric, with a similar appearance, albeit with different taillights.

Specifications[edit]

Trim levels

Trim levels are Original, Custom, Super Custom, Classic, Classic SV, and Brougham VIP. There was also a long wheelbase model built by Autech.

Engine models
  • 1998cc VG20E
  • 1998cc VG20DET
  • 2998cc VG30E
  • 2998cc VG30ET turbocharged
  • 2498cc TD25 diesel
  • 2698cc TD27 diesel
  • 1998cc RB20P 6-cylinder LPG carburetted
  • 1998cc NA20P 4-cylinder LPG carburetted
  • 1998cc RD28 diesel
  • 2988cc RD30 diesel
Dimensions
  • Exterior dimensions (LxWxH) (mm): 4860 x 1720 x 1380
  • Wheelbase(mm): 2735
  • Curb vehicle weight(kg): 1450
  • Seating capacity: 5/6 (Incl. driver)
Engine
  • Fuel type : LPG, Diesel, Petrol

Ads[edit]

The Nissan Gloria Y31, from 1988 onwards, featured in TV ads in Japan featuring the song Longer by Dan Fogelberg.

Gallery[edit]

2nd generation facelift bigger bumper model Japanese Police car (YPY31) 
Nissan Cedric Hong Kong taxi 
2nd generation facelift shorter bumper model Nissan Cedric Keio Taxi in Tokyo (QJY31) 
2nd generation facelift shorter bumper model Nissan Cedric Teito Taxi in Tokyo (QJY31) 
2nd generation facelift shorter bumper model Nissan Cedric Odakyu Kotsu Taxi (QJY31) 
2nd generation facelift shorter bumper model Nissan Cedric LPG Lantau Island Taxi (QJY31) 

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