Nissan India will launch its new SUV, the 2019 Nissan Kicks in India today. The Kicks shares its nameplate with a smaller, similar looking SUV from the North American market but the two cars are unrelated otherwise. The Indain-spec Kicks is larger and is based on the MO platform, Renault-Nissan's lower-cost alternative for developing markets. This also underpins the Nissan Terrano, Renault Captur and Duster. The Kicks has been positioned higher than the Terrano and is the the Nissan equivalent of the Renault Captur, but with new styling and more features.
The Nissan Kicks' prices will start from Rs 9.55 lakh ex-showroom for the base petrol. Get all the details here.
The Nissan Kicks will also be available through a subscription program which will cost as low as Rs 11/ month.
The Nissan Kicks will be available in four diesel and two petrol variants.
The Kicks gets the new Nissan Connect suite of apps and smartwatch compatibility.
The Nissan Leaf EV hatchback will be launched in India in 2019, as part of the Intelligent Mobility initiative by Nissan India
The Nissan Kicks has an impressive 5.2m turning radius.
The Nissan Kicks SUV gets a segment first 360 degree camera.
Seven paint options are available, Pearl White, Blade Silver, Bronze Grey, Amber Orange, Deep Blue Pearl, Night Shade, and Fire Red.
The Kicks also comes with a few segment-first features. These include the leather covered dashboard, and the 360-degree view camera. Other notable features are rain sensing wipers, cruise control, cornering lamps, a cooled glove box, Android/Apple integration for the infotainment, smartphone app integration with Nissan Connect, quilted leather seats, and standard climate control for all variants.
Standard safety features will include ABS with brake assist, dual front airbags and rear parking sensors.
See what each variant of the kicks offers in our explanation of the variants.
There will be four trims on offer: XL, XV, XV Premium and XV Premium Option.
The 1,498cc petrol produces 106PS at 5,600rpm and 142Nm at 4,000rpm, with a five-speed instead.
The 1,461cc diesel makes 110PS at 3,850rpm and 240Nm at 1,750rpm, mated to a six-speed manual
Read what we thought of the Kicks when we drove it in the Rann of Kutch
There will be familiar petrol and diesel engine option. The popular K9K 1.5-litre diesel and H4K 1.5-litre petrol, both only offered with manual gearboxes and as two-wheel drive.
Unlike the American-market Kicks, the India-spec Kicks is based on the MO platform, Renault-Nissan's lower-cost alternative for developing markets.
The Nissan Kicks SUV for India is unique and not available elsewhere.