HomeCar News2018 Nissan Micra launched in India - Competes with new Maruti Swift

2018 Nissan Micra launched in India – Competes with new Maruti Swift

Nissan India today introduced its refreshed Micra and Micra Active hatchback with added features. These new features are – 6.2 inch touchscreen infotainment system on topend variants and addition of dual airbags as standard across range.

In addition to these, the car also gets Auto Headlamps, Rain Sensing Wipers, and Lead Me To Car. Exterior remains same as before, and so does the interior. But, interiors now come with orange accents on seats, dashboard & arm rests.

2018 Nissan Micra now gets a three-year Extended Warranty Program. With these updates, Nissan India hopes to boost sales of Micra, whose sales have averaged 400 units a month.

The automatic Nissan Micra Fashion Edition is now available with continuously variable transmission (CVT) at a price of Rs 6.19 lakh. Nissan Micra is available in petrol CVT and diesel manual options. Base variant starts from Rs 5.03 lakh, while top end diesel XV variant is priced at Rs 7.90 lakh. All prices are ex-showroom.

Micra equipped with Nissan X-Tronic CVT delivers more mileage than its manual variant counterpart. Micra diesel reports maximum mileage of 23.08 kmpl as per ARAI test conditions. Petrol manual delivers 19.49 kmpl (only offered as Micra Active) while CVT delivers 19.34 kmpl.

Petrol variant is powered by a 1.2 liter engine generating 75 hp and 104 Nm. Diesel variant is in the form of a 1.5 liter mill generating 65 bhpp and 160 Nm. The car rivals with the likes of Maruti Swift and Hyundai Grand i10.

Nissan India said, “With a fusion of European styling and Japanese technology, the Micra is Nissan’s most popular models in over 100 countries. Catering to the needs of Indian consumers for a safer, interactive and a more intelligent driving experience, we have introduced the more intelligent and sportier Nissan Micra with a host of features addressing these needs.”

Nissan Micra is the most exported hatchback from India. Driven in 100 countries, upward of 6 million units have been sold globally.

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