The Nissan Micra 2018 edition has been launched in India at Rs 5.03 lakh for the Active and Rs 6.42 lakh , ex-showroom India. The new Nissan Micra doesn’t get a facelift but instead adds on more features across the range. The vehicle is available across all Nissan showrooms in India. It can be booked now, with deliveries starting in a few days. The new Micra competes with the Hyundai Grand i10 and the Maruti Suzuki Swift.
New features in the Nissan Micra 2018
Speaking of features, the Micra twins now gets dual airbags, driver seat belt reminder as well as speed sensing door lock as standard. To recap, when Nissan launched the facelifted Micra in 2015, they relegated the outgoing vehicle with the Active tag. It also got a lower starting price. Nissan, however, stopped the diesel engine in the Active and base trims of the new Micra were also discontinued. Other new features across range include a 6.2-inch touchscreen system that has phone mirroring function and a reverse camera. The reverse camera though is restricted to the top variants of the Micra. The Micra Active doesn’t get it. Both though get turn indicators on the ORVMs. Except for the base diesel new Micra and the other three trims of the Active, all others get ABS with EBD too.
The Nissan connect app available for top spec versions brings along more features. These include geo fencing, locate my car, share my car location and more.
In terms of powertrain, Nissan offers a 1.2-litre 68PS/104Nm 3-cylinder petrol for the Micra Active. One can order it with only a 5-speed manual transmission. For the premium Nissan Micra , there is an uprated version of the 1.2-litre petrol that makes 77PS/104Nm . Nissan offers only the CVT with this engine for the Micra. The diesel is a 1.5-litre unit that produces 64PS/160Nm and can be availed with a 5-speed manual. The claimed mileage for the diesel is 23.19kmpl. Claimed fuel efficiency of the Micra Active range is 19.69kmpl whereas for the new Micra petrol CVT, it is 19.15kmpl.
Offers with the Nissan Micra
On the Nissan Micra Active, the company is offering interest rates of 7.99 per cent. The total benefits of Rs 35,000 include free insurance, cash discount and Rs 5,000 discount for government employees. The more premium Nissan Micra 2018 gets even better benefits. One can avail of total savings of Rs 42,500. This includes free insurance, cash discount of Rs 12,500 and benefits for government employees.