Nissan has finally announced the prices for its new SUV Kicks. Priced from Rs 9.55 lakh to Rs 14.65 lakh, the Kicks will compete from the likes of Hyundai Creta (Rs 9.60-15.64 lakh) and the Renault Captur (Rs 9.99-13.25 lakh). There’s also a subscription package for those who don’t want to buy the Kicks, for a price of Rs 11 per kilometer.
The Nissan Kicks will go on sale in four trim levels – XL, XV, XV Premium and XV Premium +. The best part about this SUV is that even the base variant i.e., XL gets features like a six-way adjustable driver’s seat, LED DRLs, power windows, power-adjustable wing mirrors with integrated turn indicators, automatic climate control, rear AC vents and a Bluetooth, USB and Aux-enabled audio system with four speakers.
However, the top-spec trim i.e., XV Premium + comes with a segment-first 360-degree camera, an 8.0-inch touchscreen infotainment system with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay compatibility, a telematics-enabled smartwatch, steering-mounted controls, an optional contrast finish for the roof, LED headlamps, leatherette upholstery, cruise control, push-button start and automatic headlamps and wipers. The top variant also has dual-tone paint scheme as an extra.
In terms of safety all variants gets the dual front airbags, ABS with EBD, a rear defogger, rear parking sensors while the top variant gets additional two more airbags, hill-start assist and rear fog lamps.
Based on an updated version of Renault-Nissan’s M0 platform the Nissan Kicks is larger and roomier on the inside than its international counterpart.
The power on the kicks come from a 1.5-litre petrol engine that makes 106hp and 142Nm of torque and a 1.5-litre diesel motor that produces 110hp and 240Nm of torque.
The petrol engine comes with 5-speed manual as standard while the diesel motor comes mated with a 6-speed manual gearbox.
In terms of its price, the Kicks seems to priced aggressively against its rivals however, it’s too early to judge.