The leaked brochure of the India-spec Nissan Kicks
reveales that the Hyundai Creta challenger come with a quite a feature loaded base variant!
The all-new Nissan Kicks, a direct rival for the likes of Hyundai Creta, is all set to make its debut in India next week on the 22nd of January. Though most of the details regarding the specifications and its equipment list are already out, recently leaked brochure gives us an even deeper insight into the other aspects of this compact crossover ahead of its launch.
For instance, Nissan will launch the Kicks in India in a total of four different variants. And right from the base variant onwards, you get a pretty decent package in terms of features. Out of the four trims on offer, the base XL trims comes with features such as a 2-din audio system with Bluetooth controls on the steering wheel, electrically operated ORVMs, height adjustable driver’s seat, 16-inch steel rims with wheel covers, adjustable front and rear headrests, power windows among others. In the safety aspect too, the base variant of the Nissan Kicks offers dual airbags, ABS with EBD, rear parking sensors, rear defoggers and not to forget, LED daytime running lights.
With the base variant offering this many features, its only goes to show what the top-end variant might have in store. Some of the equipment onboard the top-spec variant of the Nissan Kicks include 360-degree surround view camera, four airbags, LED headlamps, leatherette upholstery, cruise control, push-button start-stop, an 8-inch touchscreen infotainment system with Android Auto and Apple Car Play among others. On the safety front, this top-spec variant is going to offer four airbags, ABS with EBD, hill assist and rear fog-lamps.
We are already aware of the fact that the Nissan Kicks will launch in India with both petrol as well as diesel engine options. The petrol derivative is a 1.5-litre unit capable of churning out 106 BHP of power while the diesel derivative is capable of producing 110 BHP of power. Transmission options include a 5-speed manual gearbox for the petrol and a 6-speed manual unit for the diesel variants. There is no automatic gearbox option on offer at the moment.
Apart from revealing the complete variant wise feature list of the Nissan Kicks, the leaked brochure also sheds light on the mileage figures that this vehicle is going to offer. The petrol engine, with its five-speed manual transmission, claims an ARAI certified fuel efficiency figure of 14.23 km/l. The diesel derivative promises a fuel-efficiency figure of 20.45 km/l for the base variant and 19.39 for the top-spec variant. The Kicks’s boot capacity stands at 400-litres.