Nissan Micra Details
27-June-2012: Nissan Micra ranks no.1 in India. The just concluded study carried by the JD Power and McGraw-Hill companies, revealed that the Nissan Micra tops the list of Premium Compact Car segment scoring 857/1000 points in India. The car is the best performer in its class and is also the leader in terms of the outer looks, audio/entertainment/navigation, seats, HVAC heating, ventilation and air conditioning, visibility and driving safety and mileage.
Nissan Micra is a small car from the Japanese auto manufacturer Nissan. Company started production of Micra since 1982 and launched in Indian in July 2010. This is the first hatchback from Nissan stable in India. Company already setup a well-equipped production plant at Oragadam, a small place near Chennai with production capacity of 400,00 Micra units every year.
Nissan Micra Engine - Nissan Micra is comes with 1.2 litre, 3 cylinder HR12DE petrol engine that generates the power of 75 bhp (76 PS). New 3 cylinder engine is well refined and reduces the vibration (which is quite high in 3 cylinder engine). 1198 cc engine can touch the 0-100 kph in just 14.2 seconds.
Nissan Micra Exteriors - Nissan Micra got an attractive muscular looks which is new to Indian market. The first thing you will notice from front is its two parts grille and stylish front lamps. From the rear it looks little small but got a huge mirror that eventually bring better visibility for both driver and passenger. Overall it’s a smaller car with length of just 3780 mm and height of 1530 mm which is quite good. The suspension of Nissan Micra is quite good and promises you a smooth ride in bumpy roads. Front suspension is MacPherson struts and rear suspension is non-independent torsion beam.
Nissan Micra is a light weighted car with solid build structure. car looks cool with its different style, which looks mature and smart with old design theme like mini cooper and Descent ground clearance, more of curves from all angles round design like swift, decently big size tyres, big head lights and keyless entry in high end. A unique design feature of this car is the double-layer integrated grille, which provides a stylish and sophisticated look to the car, yet maintaining a classical shape. There is also a stylized version of the distinctive arched side window line, something that is central to the Micra’s heritage, identity and appeal.
Nissan Micra Interiors - Nissan Micra interiors are made up of good quality materials but not its best. Seats are quite comfortable but lacks in thigh support and base model comes with fixed headrests. Micra dashboard looks stylish and orange light make it more lively. Keyless/push button start and stop feature is unique and no other competitors are offering it. This car comes with round theme from exterior to interiors, inside a/c controls, audio controls button in round shape. Only the top end model of Nissan Micra comes with great features like climate control, audio systems, ABS, electric folding mirrors and power windows. For safety airbags are available in all models, base models got only driver air bag but top end comes with both driver and passenger air bags. Nissan Micra has awesome interior features with some drawbacks everything is good and high end have almost any feature people would expect, good Air condition, good music system but if people are really conscious about interior design. They will find the drawbacks of the interior design of Nissan Micra. there is no seat height adjustment but have steering tilt, no 60:40 split of rear seat and no audio control mounted on steering. Too many of round theme in the dashboard makes you feel bit bored, but when it comes to seats, they are very soft and supportive (no idea about long journey). The top version is loaded with many delightful features but when it comes to base version which is nearly of 4 lakhs, the excitement lowers down.
Nissan Micra is a fuel efficient vehicle, it gives overall 15 kmpl. At highways this machine performs even better and gives around 18 kmpl but in city traffic you get mileage close to 13 kmpl. Ride and handling of Nissan Micra is very smooth and road grip is very impressive.
Nissan Micra Models – it is available in four different models:
Nissan Micra XE – This is the base model and equipped with some features like power steering, drive computer and driver airbag.
Nissan Micra XE Plus – This model is better than base model and comes with some added features like audio system with 4 speakers, full wheel covers and color combination of seat covers.
Nissan Micra XL – This is the second best model and comes with some great features like remote keyless entry, rear wiper and washer and central locking.
Nissan Micra XV – this is top end model and equipped with all advance feratures like ABS, EBD, auto climate control, electric park and fold mirrors, front fog lamp, driver and passenger air bags and more.
Nissan Micra Colors – Nissan Micra comes with amazing colors like Onyx Black, Brick Red, Sunlight Orange, Pacific Blue, Blade Silver and Storm White in India.
Nissan Micra Ex-Showroom Price – The price tag of this hatchback starts from Rs.4,01,538 and goes up to Rs.6,14,000 in India.
Nissan Micra Mileage – Nissan Micra gives 15 Kmpl in City and 19 Kmpl in Highways. Overall it gives the mileage 17 kilometers per liter.
Nissan Micra Specifications - Nissan Micra is loaded with 1.2 litre, 3 cylinder HR12DE petrol engine that churns the maximum power of 75 bhp. It gives good mileage compare to its competitors. It comes with the advanced safety features like ABS, electric folding mirrors and power windows, airbags etc which is good. The ground clearance of this car is good, so it gives peace experience even in the worst roads.
Nissan Micra Safety Features – Nissan Micra is Equipped with ultra modern safety features like Central Locking, Front Fog Lamps, remote keyless entry, intelligent key with push button ignition ,engine immobilizer, security alarm, Dual Front Airbags, ABS with EBD and Brake Assist (BA), Driver Seat belt Reminder, Halogen Headlamps, Three Point ELR seat belts, Front Seat Belt with Height Adjustment etc.
Nissan Micra Handling – Nissan Micra gives you the Maximum comfort, Nissan Micra can be handled easily. It comes with electric power assisted rack and pinion steering wheel which gives a good capability to handle the car. The gear shift know is very smooth and the rear drum comes with ABS, BA with EDB which gives Nissan Micra user friendly.
Nissan Micra Awards – Nissan Micra has grabbed ‘Best City Car’ award in 2010.
Nissan Micra Maintenance Cost – Nissan Micra Maintenance Cost is cheap. You will get genuine parts for low cost. If you leave it for oil service, or any other services, it will not be cost more than 5 thousand.
Nissan Micra Competitors – Nissan Micra is currently competing with the models like Maruti Swift, Volkswagen Polo, Fiat Grande Punto, Tata Indica Vista, Maruti Swift, Ford Figo, Hyundai i10 and i20 etc.
Nissan Micra Accessories – Nissan Micra is outfitted with some innovative accessories to amuse all travelers. It comes with Integrated Audio System with 4 speakers’ Aux-in port which is cool. If you are music lover then these features gives you the kick of Rock, Pop and Melodious. Overall it is a nice car.
Nissan Micra Customer Care and Service Schemes - As part of its after-sales commitment, in an effort to handhold the customers and provide them with round-the-clock assistance, Nissan is introducing a host of customer care and service schemes including Extended Warranty and Roadside Assistance for its products starting with the Micra. The Nissan Micra with its standard features of driver’s airbag, a trip computer, power steering, air-conditioning and body colored bumpers across all its variants is a complete package and good value for money for customers offering them an affordable means of mobility and comfort (Source Nissan press release).
Compare with other models.
Nissan Micra vs Volkswagen Polo - Nissan Micra got the better visibility compared to Volkswagen Polo. Polo gear shift quality is better than the Micra and its very smooth.Compare Nissan Micra and Volkswagen polo on the basis of technical data, features and prices.
Nissan Micra vs Ford Figo - Nissan Micra got the better and advance features as compare to Ford Figo. Some basic features are also missing in Ford Figo like no rear power window even in top variant. Ford Figo is more spacious than Micra. Compare Nissan Micra and Ford Figo on the basis of technical information, features and cost.
Nissan Micra vs Fiat Grande Punto - Fiat Grande Punto is got the better ride and handling as compare to Nissan Micra. In features both the cars are almost same, Punto comes with unique feature called Blue & Me and Micra is having push button start/stop. Compare Nissan Micra and Fiat Grande Punto on the basis of technical data, features and prices.
Nissan Micra vs Maruti Ritz - Nissan Micra is better looking car than Maruti Ritz. Ritz K series engine is better than Micra engine. Features wise Micra is ahead with Ritz. Fuel efficiency is almost same for both the car. Compare Nissan Micra and Maruti Ritz on the basis of technical data, features and prices.
Nissan Micra vs Maruti Swift - Maruti Swift engine is better than Nissan Micra engine. Swift got the maximum speed of 167 kmh and Micra is having 153 kmph. Micra is far better than Swift in feature and technology wise. Compare Nissan Micra and Maruti Swift on the basis of technical data, features and cost.
Nissan Micra vs Tata Indica Vista - Tata Indica Vista seat are very comfortable and spacious than Nissan Micra seats. Indica Vista is available at lesser price than Micra. Micra leads the race in features. Compare Nissan Micra and Tata Indica Vista on the basis of technical data, features and prices.
Nissan Micra vs Hyundai i20 - Hyundai i20 is more powerful that Nissan Micra. I20 is equipped with better safety features than Micra. Hyundai i20 is very spacious and comfortable than Micra. Micra is available at low price as compare to Hyundai i20 price. Compare Nissan Micra and Hyundai i20 on the basis of technical data, features and prices.
Dealers in India
Nissan Micra Dealers in Delhi - Pushpanjali Motors Limited New Delhi
Address: 29, Shivaji Marg, Opposite Campa Cola Factory, Moti Nagar New Delhi
Nissan Micra Dealers in Bangalore - Shahwar Motives Pvt. Ltd Bangalore
Address: 15, Queens Road Karnataka
Phone: 9880019439 41235305
Nissan Micra dealers in Mumbai - Aquest Auto Pvt. Ltd. Mumbai
Address: 167 Vidyanagri Marg, Kalina, Santacruz (E) Maharashtra
Contact Person: Mumbai
Phone: 9819819131 26527359
Nissan Micra Dealers in Chennai – P. S. Natarajan & Co. Chennai
Address: 20, Avenue Road, Nungambakkam Tamilnadu
Phone: 9841722207 28270244
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