Japanese automaker Nissan has launched the new updated 2018 Micra range in the car market of India. The updated 2018 Nissan Micra hatchback range has been launched in the domestic car market of the country with a starting price of Rs. 5.03 lakhs for the base model, which goes up to Rs. 6.19 lakhs (all prices ex-showroom Delhi).
The 2018 updated Nissan Micra range now comes with added new convenience as well as safety features to offer more value to the customers. The Nissan Micra hatchback range now comes endowed with dual airbags as well as ABS as part of its standard package across all the variants, excepting the base model that misses out on the ABS. The Japanese hatchback model also comes with rear parking sensors along with reverse camera to add to the safety and security measures of the car.
On the inside, the 2018 Nissan Micra hatchback offers a nice 6.2 inch touchscreen infotainment system along with MirrorLink connectivity support apart from many other features.
When it comes to the exterior styling updates, the 2018 Nissan Micra hatchback does not really get any kind of cosmetic changes. However, the Japanese car maker has endowed the hatchback model with the wing mirror integrated turn indicators as well as a new spoiler. There are no exterior changes apart from these two subtle updates.
When it comes to the new updated 2018 Nissan Micra Active model, it also comes with the dual airbags as part of its standard package across all the variants, but the ABS is not a standard feature and is offered only on the top of the range XV variant.
When it comes to the other convenience features, the Micra Active’s cabin also features the same 6.2 inch touchscreen infotainment unit as that of the Micra version. It also offers the rear parking sensors to add to the convenience quotient of the car.
The other noteworthy features of the new 2018 Nissan Micra hatchback that are worth mentioning include automatic headlamps, rain sensing automatic wipers and automatic climate control among many other features. The updated 2018 Micra Active lineup also offers an array of nice features including smart keyless entry, steering mounted audio controls, height adjustable driver's seat and many more.
The 2018 Nissan Micra and Micra Active hatchback range are available in India in both petrol and diesel versions. The hatchback range gets powered by a 1.2 litre petrol and a 1.5 litre diesel engine options. The petrol mill has the capability of offering 76 bhp of power along with 104 Nm of torque, while the oil burner is good to offer 63 bhp and 160 Nm. The transmission duty is handled by a 5 speed manual transmission and a CVT gearbox option.
Thus, the new updated 2018 Nissan Micra and the Micra Active range in the car market of India have now come with some added convenience as well as safety features, but actually get no mentionable cosmetic changes or updates. In India, the Nissan Micra hatchback range fights up against the likes of the Maruti Swift, Tata Tiago, Hyundai Grand i10 and Ford Figo models.