Nissan B platform

The B platform is an automobile platform for compact and subcompact cars of the Renault-Nissan Alliance since 2002.[1]

Nissan B platform
ManufacturerRenault–Nissan Alliance
Body and chassis
Body style(s)Various
SuccessorRenault–Nissan Common Module Family B


The B-segment B platform was jointly developed by Nissan and Renault.[2] As of 2010, the next generation of this platform has been renamed V platform.

Renault/Dacia B0 platformEdit

A version with long wheelbase, named B0 platform since 2004,[6] and developed by Renault/Dacia.

The B0 platform used by AvtoVAZ for:

The B0 platform used by Mahindra & Mahindra for:

Dacia M0 platformEdit

A development of the B0 platform,[9][10][11][12] the M0 platform is used for the following cars:

Nissan EV platformEdit

A new electric vehicle platform, based on the Dacia B0 platform,[13] was revealed by Nissan in 2009, though Nissan's own documentation on the B0 platform does not mention the LEAF:[14]

Nissan V platformEdit

The second generation of the B platform is now known as the V platform and used for the following cars:


  1. ^ "B platform" (PDF). Blog of Renault Nissan Alliance. 2010-09-30. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2012-08-08. Retrieved 2012-11-21. An initial common platform (a Nissan-led project), the B-platform, has been used by Nissan since 2002 with the Micra (March in Japan) and Cube. [...]
  2. ^ "Following the rapid implementation of their joint organizations, Renault and Nissan are engaged in an intensive global cooperation". Nissan-Renault Alliance. 1999-10-20. In the area of vehicle engineering, it has been decided to develop the first common platform, known as the B platform [...]
  3. ^ "New Renault Clio: love-at-first-sight styling, and packed with innovations". Renault. Retrieved 2012-12-01. New Clio is built on a new version of the Alliance’s B platform which has been optimised for outstanding comfort, manoeuvrability and low noise levels.
  4. ^ "2011 Nissan Juke Owner's Manual" (PDF). Nissan USA. Retrieved 2012-05-27. Juke is built based on Nissan B platform shared with Cube, Clio III (Renault), Micra K12, Modus (Renault) and Twingo MK II (Renault).
  5. ^ Aaron Robinson (2012-05-22). "2011 Nissan Juke - First Drive Review". Retrieved 2012-05-27. Based on Nissan’s global B platform, which is under the Nissan Versa and Cube and Renault Clio (remember, Nissan and Renault are one), the Juke [...]
  6. ^ "Dacia Duster". 2009-12-08. Retrieved 2012-05-27. Since 2004 all of its cars have been based on the company’s B0 [...] platform, and top sellers are the mid-sized Logan saloon and estate, and the five-door Sandero hatchback.
  7. ^ "Nissan Kicks - First Drive Review [Video]". Indian Autos Blog. 2018-12-17. Globally, the Nissan Kicks is based on the Micra's 'Versatile' platform. The Indian model, however, shares its base with the Duster's B0/Logan architecture.
  8. ^ "Renault presented for AvtoVAZ a loan for 52 million Euros for investment program". 2012-10-11. AvtoVAZ started to produce officially Lada Largus cars from April of 2012 (on the platform B0 of cars Renault Logan and Sandero) in a new line with a capacity up to 350 thousand cars per a year.
  9. ^ RENAULT 2016 – Drive The Change
  10. ^ "European Malaise Not Slowing Down Renault's Dacia". Archived from the original on 2015-07-01. Retrieved 2012-12-23.
  11. ^ Dacia Sandero And Logan 2013 More For The Same
  12. ^ Renault sees high growth potential for its low-cost cars
  13. ^ "Nissan 2012 Leaf - Nissan preview EV platform on Tiida prototype". GoAuto. 2009-07-28. NISSAN Motor Co has previewed its dedicated electric vehicle (EV) platform on a Tiida-based prototype this week ahead of the all-new production vehicle’s unveiling at the opening of the Japanese manufacturer’s new global headquarters in Yokohama on August 2.
  14. ^ "B-PLATFORM" (PDF). 2011-11-02. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2012-08-08. Retrieved 2012-11-21.
  15. ^ "2011 Nissan LEAF Press Kit: Overview". Nissan Online Newsroom. 2010-10-27. The front-wheel drive Nissan LEAF utilizes an all-new dedicated EV platform with batteries housed in the floor for optimum vehicle packaging and weight distribution.
  16. ^ "3 years in a row of Nissan's leadership in Mexico". Nissan Online Newsroom. 2012-01-06. Last March, President of Mexico, Felipe Calderón Hinojosa, gave the starting signal for the production of the first model of the V-platform —produced in the Aguascalientes plant— the subcompact Nissan March. Another model of this same platform was launched in July 2011, Nissan Versa.
  17. ^ Leach, Brad (11 June 2013). "2013 Nissan Pulsar Hatchback Review and First Drive". Car Showroom. Retrieved 12 November 2013. The all-new Nissan Pulsar hatchback [...] rides on the same platform as the sedan versions (the North American Sentra).
  18. ^ "2013 Nissa Sentra". 2012-01-04. Archived from the original on 2012-05-02. Retrieved 2012-04-23. 2013 Nissan Sentra to [...] adopt an all-new structure Nissan earmarks since its global “V” platform, for “Versatile.”