The 2018 Nissan Kicks is the latest member of the SUV/crossover lineup of the Japanese automaker. Unlike thought earlier, the Nissan Kicks is not a replacement for the Nissan Juke, which has been confirmed by the company. The Kicks will fight in the increasingly popular growing global subcompact CUV segment that includes the Ford EcoSport, Toyota CH-R, Hyundai Kona and Kia Soul.
The Nissan Kicks is a contemporary SUV which is packed with all the attractive ingredients to suit the modern SUV buyers. It is trendy, cool looking urban crossover that comes braced with great features and class leading fuel economy to offer a complete package.
Internationally, the new Nissan Kicks SUV is available in three trim grades, namely - S, SV, and SR. The entry level S variant has a price tag of $17,990 and is braced with many good features such as intelligent auto headlights, cruise control, automatic emergency braking, three USB ports, rear view monitor and a 7 inch color touchscreen infotainment system. Higher variant SV offers you with more goodies in the form of advanced driver assist display, rear cross traffic alert, blind spot warning, Apple CarPlay, Android Auto and satellite radio. The top of the range Kicks SR has all the bells and whistles as can be expected. The Kicks SR offers LED signature accents, intelligent around view monitor, black heated side mirrors with integrated turn signals, integrated dynamics-control module and rear roof-mounted spoiler.
The top of the range Nissan SR variant costs for all the advanced equipments. Moreover Nissan also offers optional premium package that adds the extra goodies in the form of a superb Bose Personal Plus sound system, heated Prima-Tex appointed seats and a security system.
Bose Personal Plus sound system has been Designed specifically for small vehicles like Kicks and comes with 8 high-performance speakers, a digital amplifier and 6 channels of custom equalization along with 2.5-inch UltraNearfield neodymium speakers to offer amazing surround sound experience.
Another highlight of the Kicks’ cabin is its standard NASA-inspired zero gravity seats, which offer great support, comfort and space to accommodate 5 passengers. The cabin is also very trendy, up-class and full of utility space and added interesting and convenient accessories such as the Kicks Color Studio Wheel program, interior ambient lighting system, roof rack cross bars and much.
The all-new Nissan Kicks comes in attractive two-tone body colour in five different colour schemes to choose from. Our test vehicle was an SR trim flaunting a fascinating Blue and White exterior colour scheme.
The Nissan Kicks gets powered by a 1.6 liter inline-4 engine that has the capability to churn out a max power output of 125 hp and gets paired to a continuously variable transmission (CVT) gearbox and equipped with front-wheel drive system.
The 2018 Nissan Kicks is aimed at the young generation, especially young trendy city dwellers who wish to go for a feature-rich dynamic vehicle with a high style quotient. It is also a great small SUV for a small family, offering great space and comfort for 5 occupants.