The Nissan/Jatco CVT transmission which Nissan says will be incorporated into its compact car fleet in the near future
The 7.3:1 ratio of the new generation CVT is said to be the world's highest for its class
The new generation CVTs are set for inclusion on Nissan's compact vehicles in the future
Nissan and its transmission supplier Jatco have developed a next generation CVT (continuously variable transmission) that promises better fuel economy and performance in a compact and lightweight package. The new CVT combines conventional CVT belt operation with an auxiliary gearbox and has a significantly increased gear ratio range – roughly 20 percent higher than other CVTs and among the world's highest for production vehicles according to Nissan.
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