Nissan Sunny of India is known as Versa in the US auto industry. Japanese car maker, Nissan has announced price of their 2013 Sunny sedan. According to the new price structure, 2013 Sunny gets expensive by $1,000 (INR 55,115) compared to the 2012 model, and excluding the $790 (INR 43,540) destination charges.
Nissan launched the 2012 Sunny in the US last year with a starting price of $10,990. Nissan has now announced that the base model of Sunny in the US will cost $11,990 (INR 6.61 lakhs) for the base 1.6L S MT model. In all, five variants of the 2013 Sunny are on offer, Sunny S MT, Sunny S 4AT, Sunny S Plus CVT, Sunny SV CVT, and Sunny SL CVT.
All these five variants are powered by 1.6L HR16DE petrol engine generating 108 ho and 107 lb-ft torque and are priced between $11,990 and $16,590 (INR 9.14 lakhs), excluding destination charges of $790. Apart from the price increase, the new version of Sunny also offers a better mileage (40 mpg) than its outgoing variant (38 mpg).
Nissan India is scheduled to launch the 2013 Sunny next year. In India, Nissan Sunny is offered with 1.5L engines in petrol and diesel options with a price range of INR 5.93 lakhs to INR 8.93 lakhs. Only once the 2013 Sunny is launched in India we will get to know whether the Japanese car maker applies a $1,000 price increase to the Indian car market as well.