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Is the Lada Niva reliable?

Is the Lada Niva reliable?

Excelling in its rugged simplicity, the Lada Niva is perhaps one of the most unstoppable and dependable SUVs anyone can buy, able to tackle off-road driving better than most expensive off-road machines as custom Jeeps can.

Who makes Lada Niva?

Lada Niva

Lada Niva Legend
1987 Lada Niva imported in Japan
Manufacturer AvtoVAZ

Does Russia still make Ladas?

LADA, NEW HORIZONS. The long-standing market leader in Russia for over 50 years, LADA became a Groupe Renault brand in January 2017. The LADA product range is composed of five model families: Vesta, XRAY, Largus, Granta, and Niva.

How much does a Lada Niva cost in Russia?

In case you were interested the entry-level three-door model is available for 465,900 rubles (or £6463) and expect to part with 551,600 rubles (or £7652) for the five-door ‘luxury’ Urban edition.

Are Russian cars durable?

Only two percent of the participants considered the national vehicle production to be most reliable….Most reliable cars for Russian customers in 2019, by country of origin of the manufacturer*

Characteristic Share of respondents
Japan 36%
Germany 11%
Korea** 11%
Russia 2%

How much does a new Lada Niva cost?


Price when new: £19,595
On sale in the UK: Now
Engine: 1690cc 8v four-cylinder, 82bhp @ 5,000rpm, 95lb ft @ 4,000rpm
Transmission: Five-speed manual, four-wheel drive
Performance: 17.0sec 0-62mph, 88mph, 23.3mpg

Can you still buy a Lada Niva?

Here’s the final snag: those who can live with left-hand drive and the rest of the Niva’s idiosyncrasies, and who wish to buy one in the UK, don’t have forever to act. Despite its ongoing popularity, Niva production will cease in December 2023 after 46 years.

How much does a brand new Lada Niva cost?

Why are there no Russian cars in the US?

Russian vehicles have never been widely available in the United States. During the Cold War, this was because the U.S. was wary of allowing the flow of economic power to the Soviets, and after the Iron Curtain fell, Russia’s car industry was so far behind Japan’s maturing auto sector that it had no chance of competing.