Nissan Micra diesel for launch within 6 months, during Christmas in India
After the roaring success of Micra petrol, Nissan Motor India Private Limited is gearing to launch Micra with a new diesel motor in
Nissan Micra diesel is set to hit the showrooms this Christmas in
Nissan Micra diesel has a three cylinder 1.5 L CDRI engine that produces power of 65-70 bhp and torque of 150-160 Nm. The new diesel motor greatly improves the car’s drivability with a fuel efficiency figure of 18.06 kmpl approved by ARAI. This is the same engine that powers Nissan’s
The other features of Nissan Micra that we expect in the diesel variant as well will be a Start-stop technology that comes for the first time in a hatch together with a keyless entry and driver airbag. Micra which is first made in
The automaker aims to make it big this time with the Micra diesel engine and wants to see a replay of success the way it experienced for the Micra petrol when it was launched in July, 2010. Nissan has sold around 4500 units of the Micra since its launch. The car will be pitted against the rival diesel models such as VW Vento, Maruti Swift and Hyundai i10.
The company is still tight lipped about Nissan Micra diesel price tag but auto analysts believe that the Nissan Micra car will be priced around Rs. 4.50-6 lac in the country.
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