Launched in a total of 11 trims the new Micra and Micra Active, will compete with a range of hatchbacks from Maruti Suzuki Alto 800, Hyundai Eon, Santro Xing, i10, to Maruti Swift, Volkswagen Polo, Hyundai i20, Mahindra Verito Vibe, and many more.
Nissan India has very judiciously introduced a budget line hatchback. Nissan Micra Active is certainly here to inculcate the practice of buying a car that’s cost effective. This is important for the brand considering they introduce their Datsun brand here in mid July. Introducing an affordable Datsun K2 in less than a fortnight would but obviously stop 2013 Micra sales dead on it’s track.
Launch price Rs 4.79 lakh for 2013 Nissan Micra XL, Rs 3.5 lakh for Nissan Micra Acive XE, Play Hard
The next gen Nissan Micra facelift launch today now sees the new hatchback available at a price of Rs 4.79 lakh onward, and Rs 3.5 lakh and upward for Nissan Micra Acive XE. With a tag line ‘Play Hard, and a price that’s competitive at the entry point, there’s certainly going to be some excitement.
The new Nissan Micra retains it’s signature boomerang headlamps. LED tail lamps and mounted stop lamps, ensure everyone behind you knows a Micra is in front. A rear view camera ensures you see all you have to and certainly assist parking. The electrically adjustable mirrors will fold automatically once you park.
Nissan is close on the heels of launching their new Micra in India, and this could happen as early as next week. To be offered in a choice of petrol and diesel engine options, Micra facelift will once again try and pull some sales off the Maruti Suzuki Swift. Apart from this, Nissan will also launch a revamped Evalia by Diwali 2013, in addition to Renault Duster based Terrano to compete with Ford EcoSport.
Nissan’s new 2013 Nissan Micra is scheduled to enter markets in a few week’s time, with expected prices ranging from INR 4.3 lakhs to INR 6.50 lakh. To be offered along with a variety of features, and new color options, the refreshed Nissan Micra is 45 mm longer, which, however, does not contribute to any increase in internal space.
Nissan has unveiled its new all electric super-race-car, dubbed ZEOD. Set to compete at the 24 Hours of Le Mans next year, Nissan ZEOD RC, (which stands for Zero Emission On Demand Race Car), features the same basic technology, as seen on their existing electric car, Leaf, but very advanced.
Volkswagen Group have their flexible MQB platform, PSA has commenced use of modular EPM2base while Mazda has the SkyActiv-Chassis. Renault Nissan Alliance is not far behind as they have just unveiled Common Module Family (CMF) system. This has been designed for enhanced flexibility.