It looks like Nissan is readying an update for its Micra hatchback in India. In what comes as a slid evidence is a new set of images of the Micra, which shows the hatchback in a new body shade.
Caught on camera by Shifting gears, the Micra hatchback in the images is seen donned in a new 'Sunshine Orange' shade. From a quick glance at the model, there are no changes in terms of style and design. However, the original publisher of the spy images says that the Micra hatchback will also sport all-black interiors. Currently, the Micra is available in five colours – Brick Red, Turquoise Blue, Blade Silver, Onyx Black and Storm White.
Recently, Nissan has made changes to the Micra line-up in India. The Micra's petrol manual variant is now out of the list and is now offered only with CVT gearbox. Nissan Micra – both petrol and diesel models – are offered in two variants: XL, XL (O) for diesel and XL CVT, XV CVT for petrol. The Micra now also gets driver airbag as standard. It is not clear which of the variants of the Nissan will get the update.
Under the hood, Nissan Micra gets 1.2 l 3-cylinder, DOHC petrol mill and 1.5L, 4-cylinder, 8-valve SOHC diesel unit. While the petrol mill is tuned to churn out 75bhp of power, the diesel one generates 62bhp of power. Mechanically, the Micra is expected to remain unchanged in the upgraded avatar too.
Nissan Micra price list
|XL CVT petrol||Rs. 5.99 lakh|
|XV CVT petrol||Rs. 6.80 lakh|
|XL diesel||Rs. 6.49 lakh|
|XL (O) diesel||Rs. 7.03 lakh|