Verna 22nd January 2019 AM Ventures, the Nissan Dealer for Goa launches Nissan Kicks today. It will be a premium offering in the Urban SUV space. With the launch of the Kicks, one can see a great amount of excitement at the dealership as Nissan as a brand has always been popular among Goans with so many fellow Goans living overseas.
The India-spec Nissan Kicks is larger in dimensions than the overseas model. The Nissan Kicks is based on the same B0 platform shared by the Nissan – Renault alliance, which in turn is based on the Terrano. It is powered by a 1.5-litre petrol engine that produces 106PS of power and 142Nm of peak torque and the trademark 1.5-litre K9K dCi diesel unit that churns out 110PS and 240Nm. The petrol engine is mated to a 5-speed manual while the diesel gets a 6-speed unit. Like most of its competitors, power is sent only to the front wheels.
The car is packed with loads of safety and lifestyle features and comes with the Nissan Connect 2.0 version which has 67 features loaded to change the future of driving. This feature along with dual airbags, ABS, and a host of other features are available from the base variant itself which is not offered by any of its competitors. Higher variants of the Kicks will come equipped with an 8.0-inch touchscreen infotainment system with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay compatibility. The Kicks also offers a segment-first around view monitor. This feature has so far been available only in premium cars costing Rs. 40 lacs and above.
As a package, the Kicks is a worthy contender in the looks and features which have been keenly thought of with great benefits especially to the technologically savvy modern generation.
The new Kicks will be launched with four variants- XL, XV, XV Pre and the top-spec XV Pre (O) which will get 1st in class features like automatic climate control as standard, LED projector headlamps, around view monitor, 8-inch floating touchscreen with speed sensing and auto volume control. The vehicle is also equipped with a host of best in class features that include Nissan connect with smart watch connectivity which has 60+ features to keep you updated about your drive, ground clearance of 210mm, turning radius of 5.2 meters. Safety with The Nissan Kicks is of the paramount importance therefore the vehicle comes equipped with hill start assist(HSA), vehicle dynamic control(VDC), ABS with EBD, brake assist, 4 airbags, cornering fog lamps with 67 degree of view angle, anti-intrusion bar.
Other features include an 8.0-inch touchscreen infotainment system which supports Apple Car Play and Android auto, auto headlamps, auto rain sensing wipers, smart card key for keyless entry, leather upholstery, soft touch leather on dash board and door trims, digital speedometer with MID, cooled glove box with illumination, 400 litres of boot space, 17-inch diamond cut alloy wheels, shark fin antenna. Nissan is offering the Kicks with a total of 11 colour options- Pearl White, Blade Silver, Bronze Grey, Amber Orange, Deep Blue Pearl, Night Shade and Fire Red while the top end variant also get dual-tone finish as optional such as pearl white with amber orange, pearl white with onyx black, bronze grey with amber orange and fire red with onyx black.
Rs. 9.55 LACS ONWARDS