Nissan launched the Kicks on 22nd January and it is getting a good response from the market
Nissan Motor India officially launched the all-new Kicks in the Indian market last month. Nissan opened the bookings at Rs. 25,000 and as many as 1,000 bookings have been received by the manufacturer. The Kicks is priced from Rs. 9.55 lakhs to Rs. 14.65 lakhs in the Indian market and is available in 6 variants.
The all-new Nissan Kicks is based on the Renault-Nissan’s B-Zero platform that also underpins the vehicles like Renault Duster, Renault Captur and the Nissan Terrano in the Indian market. The Nissan Kicks is quite big in dimensions. In fact, it is very different from the international Kicks and this version has been specifically developed for the Indian market. The dimensions of the Kicks are bigger than the Hyundai Creta, which is one of its rivals.
The Kicks looks quite tempting, especially with its aggressive design. It gets a V-Shaped grille up front and large, sweptback headlamps. From the side, the Kicks gets floating-roof effect and the roof gets a contrasting finish that adds a very sporty look to the vehicle. The Kicks get 17-inch alloy wheels and 210mm of ground clearance, which give an aggressive and intimidating stance to the SUV.
To capture the attention of the market, Nissan has loaded the Kicks with features. It gets LED projector headlamps, which are automatic. Inside, the cabin gets the premium feel and touch with leather upholstery all around. The Kicks gets an 8.0-inch touchscreen infotainment system with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto connectivity.
It also gets an automatic climate control system, cruise control system and segment-first 360-degree parking camera. On the safety front, the Kicks get 4 airbags, ABS with EBD and Brake Assist. It also gets hill start assist. The Kicks get the same 1.5-litre petrol and the 1.5-litre diesel engines that power the Renault Duster and the Renault Captur.
The petrol engine produces a maximum power of 104 Bhp and 142 Nm. The diesel engine in the Kicks produces a maximum of 108 Bhp and 240 Nm of peak torque. The petrol version gets a 5-speed manual transmission while the diesel engine gets a 6-speed manual transmission. There is no automatic on offer yet.