Nissan India has updated Micra and Active for the 2018 model year. The two hatchbacks see changes in design and get added safety features while no changes to engines have been made.
2018 Nissan Micra and Micra Active are priced between Rs 6.20-7.90 lakh and Rs 5.03-5.98 lakhs respectively. Ex-showroom, Delhi prices. The two cars compete with the Tata Tiago, Honda Brio and Maruti Swift.
Changes seen on the Nissan Micra as per trim level are mostly interior updates. Dual front airbags and rear parking sensors are now offered as standard while ABS and EBD are also offered on all variants except on the base diesel XL D (O) variant. Nissan Micra XV CVT variant gets rear parking camera while the XV variant is seen with a new 6.2” touchscreen infotainment system with navigation.
The XV CVT gets a rear spoiler while turn indicators on ORVMs are offered on the XV variant. Nissan Micra misses out on connectivity features such as Apple CarPlay and Android Auto.
2018 Nissan Micra Active is also seen with dual front airbags as standard while ABS is offered on the top end XV trim. Rear parking sensors, 6.2” touchscreen infotainment system and turn indicators on ORVMs are also limited to the top end XV variant.
Nissan Micra continues to sport those features offered on its 2017 counterpart among which are auto headlamps, rain sensing wipers, automatic climate control and steering mounted controls while the Micra Active gets height adjustable driver seat, keyless entry and steering mounted control along with manual air conditioning.
Nissan Micra is powered by a 1.2 liter petrol engine offering 76 bhp power and 104 Nm torque and a 1.5 liter diesel engine capable of 63 bhp power and 160 Nm torque mated to a 5 speed manual or CVT. Nissan Micra Active is powered by a 1.2 liter petrol engine offering 67 bhp power and 104 Nm torque mated to a 5 speed manual.