The award confirms Patrol’s position as a durable family car combining luxury, dynamism and strong performance.
It demonstrates Nissan’s commitment to launch products that are highly popular among its customers.
Nissan Saudi Arabia announced that Patrol 2020 received the “Best Large SUV” award at the 8th National Auto Awards 2020. The virtual event was hosted on December 28th by PR Arabia, with the participation of prominent car manufacturers and industry stakeholders.
The Nissan Patrol 2020 is equipped with advanced safety and security systems, as part of Nissan Intelligent Mobility which aims to offer a safer, more connected and comfortable driving experience, making it a family car par excellence. Patrol takes the standards of design, comfort and technology to new heights and is known for its durability, reliability and outstanding performance on and off road.
Bader El Houssami, Managing Director of Nissan Saudi Arabia, commented: “It is my pleasure to receive on behalf of Nissan Saudi Arabia this prestigious award which reflects our ongoing efforts to provide the best to our customers and to offer them a variety of models that meet their needs and expectations. These efforts paved the way for Patrol 2020 to win the “Best Large SUV” award this year, and I must thank on this occasion the organizers of the National Auto Awards for their commitment to recognize the pioneers of the auto sector in the region and its best-performing achievers.”
Mark Knapton, Chief Operating Officer, Petromin Automotive Services said: “Nissan continues to achieve milestones year after year and is reaping the fruits of its outstanding commitment to providing an excellent driving experience to its customers through the range of models, integrated services it provides and customer care , which helped the company earn a large share of the automotive market in the Kingdom and the region. We are pleased that Patrol has been recognized this year in the eighth National Auto Awards, which has established itself as one of the most prestigious awards in the automotive sector and has become a much-anticipated annual event.”
Joni Paiva, Divisional Vice President, Africa, Middle East, India and Oceania region at Nissan Motor Corporation, said: “The Nissan Patrol 2020 builds on its reputation for being a durable and dynamic vehicle offering both elegance and outstanding performance. It is the symbol of luxury and continues to deliver on its promise to be a hero of all terrains, supplementing its exquisite design and impressive performance with technologies, safety functions and unmatched comfort throughout the driving experience.”
Nissan Patrol received 40% of the votes, the highest compared to its competitors, based on the public vote and the choice of automotive experts. Other competitors in the “Best Large SUV” category included Toyota Land Cruiser, Chevrolet Tahoe and Ford Expedition. More than 180,000 voters participated with Saudi Arabia claiming 95% of the votes.
PR Arabia organizes the annual National Auto Awards event to promote fair competition among the automotive sector players in the Kingdom and the region and to ensure its ongoing development.