Nissan and Datsun cars price hike of up to INR 30,000 wef 1st Jan 2017

Nissan India has announced plans to increase prices of its entire range of Nissan and Datsun cars currently on sale in India. Prices of Nissan and Datsun cars will be increased by upto Rs 30,000 with effect from 1st Jan 2017.

Mr. Arun Malhotra, Managing Director, Nissan Motor India Pvt. Ltd. said, “The price increase comes as a result of rising input costs. The revision of prices will help us offset the impact of this and maintain our competitiveness in the industry.”

John Abraham at the launch of new Nissan GT-R.

Nissan attributes rising input costs to this price hike. Micra Active, Micra, Sunny, Terrano and GT-R are sold in India under the Nissan brand. Cars are priced between INR 4.63 lakh to INR 1.99 crore. Entry level Datsun Red-Go is available at a base price of INR 2.44 lakh. Datsun Go hatchback and Go+ sub compact are available at a starting price tag of INR 3.35 lakh and INR 3.91 lakh, respectively.

Besides Nissan, other automakers in the country have also announced price hikes. Tata Motors has announced price hike of up to INR 25,000, while Renault and Toyota have announced a price hike of up to 3%. Remaining car brands are to announce a price hike soon.