Nissan has launched its new SUV – Kicks in India. It is priced from Rs 9.55 lakh to Rs 14.65 lakh and competes with Creta, upcoming Harrier, Captur, XUV etc., The new Kicks is available on four trim levels – XL, XV, XV Premium and XV Premium + – even the base variant gets features such as a six-way adjustable driver’s seat, LED DRLs, power windows, power-adjustable wing mirrors with integrated turn indicators, automatic climate control, rear AC vents and a Bluetooth, USB and Aux-enabled audio system with four speakers.
The top segment XV Premium + has a segment-first 360-degree camera, along with 8.0-inch touchscreen infotainment system with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay compatibility, a telematics-enabled smartwatch, steering-mounted controls, cruise control, push-button start and automatic headlamps and wipers. Safety kit on all variants includes dual front airbags, ABS with EBD, a rear defogger, rear parking sensors while the range-topping variant adds two more airbags, hill-start assist and rear fog lamps.
The car is powered by a 1.5-litre petrol engine that makes 106hp and 142Nm of torque and a 1.5-litre diesel motor that produces 110hp and 240Nm of torque. The petrol engine is mated to a 5-speed manual as standard while the diesel comes paired to a 6-speed manual gearbox. ARAI-rated fuel efficiency figures are as follows: 14.23kpl for the petrol-MT, 20.45kpl for the base diesel-MT and 19.39kpl for the higher-spec diesel variants.
Company Profile : Nissan Motors India Pvt Ltd