Nissan India has launched the Micra CVT in India at a starting price of Rs. 5.99 lakhs ex-showroom, Delhi. This makes it the most affordable premium automatic hatchback with a CVT transmission currently on sale in India.
Nissan India has launched its only hatchback, the Micra, with a CVT automatic gearbox at an affordable Rs. 5.99 lakhs. The Micra CVT has been launched in two trim levels – XL and XV. The XV variant is priced at Rs. 6.73 lakhs ex-showroom, Delhi. The automatic gearbox is mated to the petrol motor and delivers a mileage of 19.34 kmpl (as per ARAI). The 1.2-litre petrol motor develops 79 BHP but given the very low kerb weight offers peppy performance. The Micra also comes with a 1.5-litre diesel engine mated to a 5-speed manual transmission.
Making the announcement, Arun Malhotra, Managing Director, Nissan Motor India Pvt. Ltd. said, “The Nissan Micra CVT brings new levels of technology, performance and style to the premium hatchback segment in India. Its raft of practical features offer a safer, more enjoyable driving experience that raises the bar in this part of the market. What’s more, the attractive price and impressive fuel economy makes it an even more compelling choice in terms of both driving pleasure and value for money. As Micra is produced right here in India, we are able to better serve the market in terms of faster, more efficient delivery and improved localization levels.”
The Nissan Micra CVT comes loaded with features like Smart Key with Push start stop, steering mounted audio controls, rear LED combi lamp, follow-me home headlamps, Speed sensing doors and auto air conditioning controls. On the safety front it gets SRS Dual Airbags, Anti-lock Braking System (ABS), Electronic Brakeforce Distribution (EBD) and Brake Assist (BA). It comes with 15-inch alloy wheels which makes it one of the truly loaded automatic hatchbacks in the country today.