Rather than introducing new models, car manufacturers of the country are rolling out updated versions of the existing stuffs to overcome the slow and declined sales growth. The Micra, from the Japanese automaker Nissan, is the latest car to be labelled in the above mentioned category. The Micra is available in both petrol and diesel variants and is priced at Rs. 4.7 lakh and Rs. 5.99 lakh respectively. The facelift version of the Micra also gets a high-end petrol CVT automatic variant priced at Rs 6.39 lakh (all are ex-showroom Delhi).
The all new updated Nissan Micra comes with new headlamps, front grill, front bumper, LED light, rear bumper, and new alloy wheels, which give the car an aggressive ambience than before. It is now available in 6 colors including the two new shades, Olive Green and Turquoise Blue.
The 2013 Nissan Micra Petrol variant is powered by the same 1.2-litre, 3-cylinder, petrol engine that produces a maximum power output of 76 ps @ 6000 rpm and a max torque of 104 Nm @ 4000 Rpm. Meanwhile, the diesel model has the same story. Being equipped with the same 1.5-litre K9K diesel engine, it delivers a max power of 64 ps @ 4000 RPM and a peak torque output of 160 Nm @ 2000 Rpm.
Along with it, Nissan also launched the Micra Active, which is the cheapest car of Nissan in India. It is slightly a re-designed version of the Micra. The Micra Active is mated with new headlight, front grill, turn indicators, and much more. The Micra Active is manufactured aiming the entry level hatchback customer. Even though the officials declined to reply what were the rivals of the Micra Active, it's known to all that the Micra Active will take charge Hyundai Eon, i10, Maruti Suzuki Alto 800, and Alto K10, and Chevrolet Spark. The Nissan Active is available only in petrol engine.
The Micra Active comes with a 1.2 liter DOHC 12 Valve 3 Cylinder petrol engine, which is capable to fire out max power of 68 Ps @ 5000 Rpm and max torque of 104 Nm @ 4000 Rpm.
The 2013 Nissan Micra ensures an ARAI certified mileage of 18.44 kmpl for the petrol manual, 19.34 kmpl for the petrol CVT and and 23.08 kmpl for the diesel version. It is available in 6 color options- -Storm White, Aqua Green, Brick Red, Turquoise Blue, Onyx Black, and Blade Silver.
Prices of the 2013 Nissan Micra Facelift
2013 Nissan Micra Petrol XL - Rs 4.79 lakh
2013 Nissan Micra Petrol XL(O) - Rs 5.42 lakh
2013 Nissan Micra Petrol XV CVT - Rs 6.30 lakh
2013 Nissan Micra Diesel XL - Rs 5.99 lakh
2013 Nissan Micra Diesel XL(O) - Rs 6.42 lakh
2013 Nissan Micra Diesel XV - Rs 6.89 lakh
2013 Nissan Micra Diesel XV Premium - Rs 7.14 lakh
Prices of the 2013 Nissan Micra Active
2013 Nissan Micra Active XE - Rs 3.50 lakh
2013 Nissan Micra Active XL - Rs 4.01 lakh
2013 Nissan Micra Active XV - Rs 4.39 lakh
2013 Nissan Micra Active XV Safety - Rs 4.71
(All prices are ex-showroom, New Delhi.)
Along with it Nissan unveiled the Micra Active for a stunning Rs. 3.5 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi).
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