Nissan Note Hybrid e-Power Import Information

2020+ Nissan Note e-Power 1.2L (E13, SNE13)

Nissan Note Hybrid e-Power Import Information and SEVS import eligibility for Australia

Nissan Note E13 hybrid

The 2016 to 2020 Nissan Note hybrid e-Power (HE12) and 2020+ Nissan Note hybrid e-Power (E13, SNE13) 5-door hatchback can be imported to Australia from Japan.

This page is for the latest Nissan Note e-Power E13 model.

Nissan’s e-Power system uses a 1.2L petrol engine to charge the battery which powers the electric motor/s. This is an extremely efficient hybrid system with exceptional fuel economy that sits between a full EV and normal hybrid system.

Nissan ePower hybrid tech

The 1.2L engine produces 60 kW (82 PS) @ 6000 rpm and 103 Nm of torque @ 4800 rpm.

The front electric AC motor (EM47) produces 85 kW (116 PS) @ 2900–10,341 rpm and 280 Nm of torque @ 0–2900 rpm.

In AWD models the rear electric AC motor (MM48) produces an additional 50 kW (68 PS) @ 4775–10,024 rpm and 100 Nm of torque @ 0–4775 rpm.

Nissan Note hybrid 4WD

Nissan Note hybrid e-Power fuel economy – Nissan claims combined fuel consumption of 3.4 L/100 km (29.4 km/L) (WLTC) for the 2WD model.

The Note e-Power has all the driving benefits of electric power including instant acceleration, regenerative braking and quiet operation without the need to plug-in for recharge.

The latest Note e-Power is equipped with Nissan’s 2nd generation e-POWER which is more powerful, smooth and quiet than the previous model.

Nissan uses the same e-Power technology for a range of models in addition to the Note, including the Aura, X-Trail, Kicks and Serena.

Nissan e-Power technology explained:

The Note e-Power hybrid is available from Japan in several 5-seat 2WD (E13) and AWD (SNE13) model choices. The Note e-Power 2WD was available from 2020 and the Note e-Power AWD version was released in 2021.

The Note e-Power AWD models use dual electric motors (front and rear) to ‘give the driver enhanced control and acceleration’ in slippery conditions as well as everyday driving.

Nissan Note Hybrid e-Power import model options from Japan

Note hybrid e-Power S

Note hybrid e-Power F

Note hybrid e-Power X

Note hybrid e-Power AUTECH

Note hybrid e-Power 4WD S FOUR

Note hybrid e-Power 4WD X FOUR

Note hybrid e-Power 4WD AUTECH FOUR

The E13 Note e-Power has three interior style choices:

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The Note comes with a large 9.0-inch infotainment touchscreen system.

Nissan Note e-Power design

The Note e-Power also features the Nissan Connect system to pair your smartphone to the car, along with all the other features you would expect in a modern Nissan.

Note e-Power Nissan Connect

Interior features include wireless smartphone charging, electric parking brake, dual-zone climate control, and USB-C ports.

The Note e-Power is equipped with Pro Pilot and Nissan’s 360 degree safety assist – an ‘all-round support system that makes driving more comfortable’.

Nissan Note e-Power 360 safety assist

Nissan’s Pro Pilot tech includes adaptive cruise control (with stop-and-go) and lane-keep assist.

Safety features include autonomous emergency braking, blind-spot monitoring (BSM – able to detect and brake for obstacles), auto high-beam, 360-degree camera and rear-cross traffic alert (RCTA).

2023 Nissan Note e-Power test drive POV:

The updated Note hybrid e-Power is 4,045 mm long x 1,695 mm wide x 1,505 mm tall with a 2,580mm wheelbase, making it shorter in both length and wheelbase than the HE12 model by 55 mm and 20 mm respectively.

Boot space is extended with fold-flat rear seats.

Nissan Note e-Power boot spaceNissan Note e-Power boot space fold flat seat

Contact us for current availability and pricing if you would like to import your own Note e-Power to Australia.

Every vehicle of interest to our clients is carefully inspected in person at auction, with more pictures provided along with market pricing guidance to help set the budget.

There is a good selection of Note hybrid models going through auction in Japan every week – we can assist with the entire process from choosing the best example to shipping it to Australia.

We specialise in direct car import from Japan and have been sourcing vehicles to order for private Australian buyers for over 25 years.

Every vehicle is hand-picked and we only source the very best.

We make Nissan Note hybrid e-Power import easy with physical inspections of vehicles by experienced staff at over 30 auctions every week in the Tokyo, Nagoya, Osaka, Kobe, and Kyushu / Fukuoka regions.

We start by focusing only on vehicles with the highest auction grades. But there is a LOT more involved than just basic auction grading !

Auction reports are often not reliable – we inspect every vehicle of interest in person to ensure it is up to our standard and has the options and features you want.

Most people (even Japanese export agents) do not realise that a significant % of vehicles in Japan are bought and sold by Japanese dealers for a quick profit between different auctions. If you are not aware of this you will almost certainly pay more than you needed to for exactly the same car.

Our experience with this situation alone will often save you more than the cost of our service fee.

Our import agent service includes a pre-check for past auction records using JCHC, at no cost to you. This allows us to rule out:

  • Cars recently auctioned and moved to a different auction for quick resale

  • Graded R (accident repair) cars changed to higher grades

  • Cars that have passed in unsold multiple times indicating a problem with the condition and/or price.

Our thorough Japan auction inspections include checks of engine, transmission, air conditioning / electrics plus pictures inside, outside and underneath showing options / features and any condition issues. Just like the auction history checks, in-person inspections at auction are all part of our service – no extra charge.

Following these rules and being very selective on quality allows us to consistently target first-time auctioned vehicles for our clients in the best condition and at the best price.

We also ensure that any outstanding factory recalls are completed prior to export from Japan, which is essential before import to Australia / SEVS compliance. *Recall work is free in Japan and will be arranged at no extra charge before your vehicle goes to the Port, but please note there will be a small transport charge (generally $200 to $300) to send the vehicle to the nearest Nissan dealer.

Once your Note hybrid has been exported from Japan all original paperwork and additional items such as spare keys and books are sent to you by EMS. This includes the Export Certificate (showing up to the last two re-registration inspection dates and odometer readings, depending on vehicle age) for your peace of mind.

Port clearance and compliance will be arranged for you, and registration can also be taken care of by the compliance workshop for your convenience.

For more detail see How our import process works.

Our automated auction alerts system ensures you never miss a suitable car.

Set up FREE auction alerts to receive daily email updates for the hybrid Note – the easiest way to monitor auction vehicles in Japan.

Check recent Japan auction Note hybrid e-Power sale price.

View all vehicle import options for Australia.

Nissan Note e-Power Pictures

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Nissan Note hybrid e-Power gold

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