Nissan Civilian is currently sold under the Civilian and W41 or W 41 names. It is sold in Japan as Civilian, and several countries in Central & South America. The normal seating capacity is 26 passengers. Its main competitors are the Mitsubishi Fuso Rosa, Toyota Coaster, and Isuzu Journey, and, in some countries Civilian/ W41 minibuses are found only in small quantities, compared to the Mitsubishi Fuso Rosa, Toyota Coaster, and the Isuzu Journey. It was replaced by the earlier Nissan Echo.
Models vary from Suspension, Engine, and Wheelbase
Interior, Equipment & Options
Includes reclining high-back seats, automatic sliding door, cloth carpet, tinted windows, self-leveling suspension and other options.
Includes an automatic folding door, non-tinted windows with curtains and non-reclinable, low-back seats, and other options.
Includes an automatic folding door, reclinable, high-back seats, better audio equipment, rear windshield wipers and other options.
Includes an automatic reclinable high-back driver's seat, supreme audio equipment, TV, rear windshield wipers, toilet and other amenities.
Includes an automatic height-adjustable driver's seat, cruise control, BOSE audio equipment, Rear Projection TV, passenger air-bags, toilet, refrigerator, reclinable passenger seats with retractable table, self-levelling suspension.
Special Purpose Vehicles
Grand saloon bus
Execution Van (Prisoner transporter)
Ryan Holmes' Bussauna
Ousted Panama dictator Manuel Noriega, in his reign, had at least one Nissan Civilian as his personal transport. It was a luxury, fully furnished version with amenities such as TV, restroom and kitchenette. This Civilian is now said to be owned by a Panamanian national who obtained it in very bad condition and restored it.
Hootsuite CEO Ryan Holmes' bussauna, is a custom converted Nissan Civilian minibus. Its interior features a conventional sauna for up to 8 people, and is equipped with amenities such as a sliding side door, exterior awning, fridge and sink. Holmes has also installed an accompanying home base spa zone including showers and changerooms beside the bus parking spot at Hootsuite’s headquarters.