2023 Nissan 400Z

Rating7.8

Ranked #1 in Compact Coupe

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Starting MSRP $30,090 - $39,490
Key Spec of 2023 Nissan 400Z
fuel economy

-

fuel type

Premium Unleaded

horsepower

188 hp @ 6000 rpm

basic warranty

3 yr./ 36000 mi.

ProsConsWhat's New

Exterior appeal

Standard features list could have been elongated

Completely new design based on the Z Proto concept

Powerful twin-turbo V6 engine

Impressive dynamics

2023 Nissan 400Z Price, Review, Ratings and Pictures

Updated on: January 16, 2023

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Nathan Dyer 

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The 2023 Nissan 400Z is an all-new sports coupe that has been jam-packed with a spirited 400 hp twin-turbo 3.0L V6 engine under the hood. Having the 400 Z price estimated to be starting at an MSRP of $39,990, one is destined to rumble with a 0-60 MPH of 3.5 seconds through this power beat. 

Nissan 400Z For Sale 

Unfortunately, there is no data regarding the Nissan 2023 Z buying options yet in terms of monthly financing and lease deals. And, the same stays true with respect to discounted and special offers as well. 

2023 Nissan Z Buying Advice

The 400z specs exemplary prowess in conjunction with complementary command and control at that surge. Blended with an extra push, it surely appears to be more exhilarating in its feature right from interior to exterior to dynamics than its predecessors like the Nissan 370Z. 

2023 Nissan 400Z Latest Updates

  • May' 17, 2022 : 2023 Nissan Z To Go On Sale In Summer Of 2022, Starts At $39,990, The Proto Spec Trim Costs $52,990 Read More »
  • May' 10, 2022 : 2023 Nissan Z EPA Estimates Are Out, Returns Up To 22 MPG Combined Read More »

Moreover, the 2023 Nissan 400Z release date has not been confirmed but it will be available for sale by the summer of 2022 for sure. Having said that, this 400z coupe goes straight against the hustle of names like the Chevy Camaro LT1, Ford Mustang GT, and the Toyota Supra 3.0.




Over All Rating

7.8Out of 10

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Notable Rankings

#1 in Compact Coupe

#2 in Coupe


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Trims

Base$30,090 onwards
Sport$33,820 onwards
  • 18-Inch alloy wheels
  • 8-Inch touchscreen
  • Automatic climate control
  • Digital instrument panel
  • Proximity Keyless Entry And Push-Button Ignition
  • Six-Speaker audio system
  • Usb-A and USB-C ports
Sport Touring$39,490 onwards


Colors and Styles

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Black Diamond

Expert Review, Pricing Analysis and Buying Guide

The new Nissan 400Z engine specs 68 hp more thrust at the wheels than its 2020 Nissan 370Z sibling, making it much faster with high-end precision at stability. Along with that, cometh the first-ever Z-based Launch Control on offer as well that pumps it with enhanced grip and reduced wheel spin, thereby, upgrading far better than any other in the production lineage. 

As far as expenses are concerned, the 400z costs maintenance within a ballpark of $5,700-$6,500 at the least in the span of 5 years. While, you have to manage a repair investment of more than $1,300 those same 5 years annually alongside a minimal depreciation of $20,000. 


Buying Advice


The Sport trim of the 2023 Nissan 400 Z will be enough for anyone who craves comfort, exhilaration, and isolation, all at once. Jolting with the same power dynamics and parallel convenience to a large extent, it makes complete sense to invest less for the Sport rather than choosing the Performance configuration for slight improvement overall. 

Features

8.0/10

The 2023 400Z Nissan features two trims among which the Sport is the base configuration that has Intelligent Automatic Headlights along with a 6-speaker sound system as standard assets. The 8-inch infotainment system and 12.3-inch customizable gauge cluster display are also there for your use.

Spending almost $10,000 extra will allow you to throttle the Performance trim that tends to get Nissan Connect, an 8-speaker premium Bose audio system, and heated seats. We can even relish the exterior outplay of the 19-inch forged Rays wheels as well. 

Trims

Sport

Performance

MSRP (expected)

$39,990

$49,990

Key Features

Intelligent Automatic Headlights 8-speaker premium Bose audio system
  6-speaker sound system

19-inch forged Rays wheels

  8-inch infotainment system 9-inch touchscreen with Navigation
  12.3-inch customizable gauge cluster display Nissan Connect
    Heated seats

 

Fuel Economy

8.0/10

The Nissan 2023 400Z MPG comes around a maximum of 23.5 MPG on the highway which reduces to 17.5 MPG while driving on the city lanes. While the combine fuel economy rests at 19.7 MPG

Models

2023 Nissan 400Z

2022 Toyota Supra 3.0

2022 Ford Mustang GT

2022 Chevy Camaro LT1

MPG (City)

17.5

22

15

16

MPG (Highway)

23.5

30

24

24

MPG (Combined)

19.7

25

18

19

Fuel Capacity (Gallons)

N/A

13.7

16.0

19.0

Range (City/Highway/Combined, in Miles)

N/A

301/411/342

240/384/288

304/456/361

As per data, the Nissan 400z can be 2.55 MPG more efficient in the city and can return 0.5 MPG lower mileage than the Mustang GT on the highway. While the Supra 3.0 is 4.5 MPG more efficient than the 400z on the city tracks. 

Interior

8.0/10

From the driver's seat, it certainly felt like an aging sports car, with dated technology, a low-resolution infotainment screen, and an interior festooned in hard plastics - Motortrend

The 2023 Nissan 400Z interior is a level up over the Nissan 370z. The front-row sports car's high-bolstered seats are poised and finely cushioned. They are also integrated with heating comfort as standard. While the yellow color contrast stitching on their leather upholstery and synthetic suede brings out the best design inflow. 

The available Gun Metal Grey finish in and around the 400z Nissan cabin is simply class defining and so are the leatherette and Alcantara touches on the door. Meanwhile, the standard 2-zone automatic climate control manages to keep you seated within the temperature threshold. 

Models

2023 Nissan 400Z

2022 Toyota Supra 3.0

2022 Ford Mustang GT

2022 Chevy Camaro LT1

Seating Capacity

2

2

4

4

Front Row (Headroom/Shoulder Room/Leg Room, in inches)

38.2/NA/42.9

38.3/54.4/42.2

37.6/56.3/44.5

38.5/NA/43.9

Rear Row (Headroom/Shoulder Room/Leg Room, in inches)

N/A

N/A

34.8/52.2/30.6

N/A

Cargo Capacity (cubic feet)

N/A

10.2

13.5

N/A

Going by the data, the 400z has space for only 2 which is 2 less than the Mustang GT and Chevy Camaro LT1. Not just that, despite being spacious enough on the front, the 400 z has 1.6 inches lower legroom than the likes Mustang GT. Apart from that, the Nissan Z 2023 has been given an 8-inch infotainment system on the inside.

The Nissan 400z is packed with a 12.3-inch customizable gauge cluster display as well alongside a 6-speaker sound system for the base Sport trim. Further improving the musical tunes for you inside the Performance trim is the 8-speaker premium Bose audio system that comes standard with a 9-inch touchscreen with Navigation and Nissan Connect.

  • Power-adjustable seats
  • Heated front seats
  • Leather upholstery
  • 8-inch infotainment system
  • 12.3-inch customizable gauge cluster display
  • 6-speaker sound system
  • Nissan Connect 
  • Apple Carplay and Android Auto

Exterior

8.0/10

"The 2023 Nissan Z pays homage to a wide range of previous Z sports cars." - Kelley Blue Book

The new 400z Nissan 2023 is exotic in its appeal with Ikazuchi Yellow Pearl tricoat finish on the silhouette along with other 5 two-tone colors. And yellow accented brake calipers behind those Bronze forged alloy wheels add further touches. With a long hood on the front and a short deck on the back, the Nissan 400z further radiates that sportiness right away.

Coming on the specifics, the Nissan 400z Performance configuration features to have 19-inch forged Rays wheels, unlike the Sport trim but the "Katana Blade" outflow remains the same for both. And, with slight tweaking of the edges of those iconic LED headlights of the 240z, Nissan presents you the same vibe that can get even better with the Z-Proto package, exclusive for the Performance trim. 

Models

2023 Nissan 400Z

2022 Toyota Supra 3.0

2022 Ford Mustang GT

2022 Chevy Camaro LT1

Curb Weight (lbs)

N/A

3,400

3,705

3619

Length (inches)

N/A

172.5

188.3

188.3

Width (inches)

72.6

73.0

75.4

74.7

Height (inches)

51.8

50.9

54.4

53.1

Ground Clearance (inches)

N/A

4.5

N/A

N/A

Wheelbase (inches)

100.1

97.2

107.1

110.7

Based on the data, the conclusion remains inconclusive owing to unveiled figures by Nissan for the 2023 400 z to date which affect the dynamics and handling persona of this engineering beast. But one may notice some of the notable exterior features that have been mentioned below: 

  • LED headlights with daytime running lights
  • LED 300ZX inspired taillights
  • Dual exit exhaust
  • Black contrast roof
  • Bronze forged alloy wheels

Safety

9.0/10

The Nissan 400z 2023 is rated by the NHTSA and IIHS and is not expected to be tested anywhere soon too. However, its modified Z platform now hosts an even more satisfying safety suite that has below mentioned features:

  • Automated emergency braking with pedestrian detection
  • Lane departure warning
  • Lane keep assist
  • High Beam Assist
  • Intelligent forward collision mitigation system
  • Rear cross-traffic alert

Competition

8.0/10

2023 Nissan 400Z vs 2022 Toyota Supra 3.0

The Nissan 400z 2023 and the 2022 Toyota Supra have been brimmed with power performance without any compromise. However, the former seems to be a little more enthusiastic in its flooring than the Supra. Apart from that, both of them houses an equally sporty interior and insulation altogether. The technology embedded also makes no difference between the two. All in all, both have got what it takes to champion the segment.  

2023 Nissan 400Z vs 2022 Mustang GT

The Nissan 2023 Z is one of the most balanced sports coupes in the space and so is the 2022 Mustang GT. But when it comes to sheer acceleration, the 400 Z sprints faster than the more powerful Mustang GT. Meanwhile, the GT compensates for that gap with better spaciousness inside the cabin and technology options to be availed. Therefore, one can choose to go for either of them.  

2023 Nissan 400Z vs 2022 Chevy Camaro LT1

The Nissan 400z outclasses the power acceleration of the Camaro LT1 quite conveniently while being lower in the power surge. On the other hand, the Chevy Camaro can still thrill you with its higher power curve on the straights with enhanced standard handling dynamics which gives you that extra confidence. As far as exterior design and interior specs are concerned, there is nothing much to point out between them. Therefore, the choice remains for both sides here as well.   

 

Final Verdict


The new Nissan 400Z is said to overturn the market by offering exceptional value and performance compared to competitors. With an improved exterior design that is a perfect blend of previous Z cars and an improved interior with plenty of specs, the 400Z will make a lot of sense for buyers looking for a fun-to-drive sports car.

Features
vehicle bio
base price

$31490

body style

dr Coupe

engine type
displacement

226 cu in

horse power

192 hp @ 5500 rpm

torque

276 lb.-ft. @ 5200 rpm

dimensions
length

170.5 in

wheelbase

100.4 in

width

73.6 in

curb weight

3486 lbs

Height

51.8 in

Ground Clearance

4.7 in

capacity
passenger volume

51.6 cu ft

cargo volume

6.9 cu ft

passenger capacity

2 Seats

fuel economy
city/combined/highway

19/22/26 mpg


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