Nissan India has just announced that deliveries of the Kicks compact SUV will start from January 2019, right after the official launch on the 22nd of this month. Bookings for the SUV are already open across Nissan dealers in India. The compact SUV will replace the Terrano in Nissan India’s line-up, and will take on the likes of the Hyundai Creta, Renault Duster, Maruti S-Cross and Renault Captur.
Here are first pictures of the Kicks getting unloaded into dealer stockyards.
Test drives of the Nissan Kicks is now available at dealerships, and customers will be able to get an actual feel of the SUV before putting down their deposits. As for pricing, the Nissan Kicks is expected to start from a little under Rs. 10 lakhs so that it can directly challenge India’s best selling compact SUV – the Hyundai Creta. Nissan India has also listed out the key aspects of the production version of the Kicks.
LED Projector Headlamps for longer & wider visibility for superior ride experience
LED Signature Lamp
Floating roof with dual tone styling
R17 5-Spoke Machined Alloy Wheel
Nissan Signature Chrome V motion grill
Functional Roof rail
Boomerang Tail Lamp
Aspheric ORVM to reduce blind spots
Body Side Moulding / Wheel Arch / Skid Plates etc.
Spacious Cabin & Premium Interiors:
Luxurious Dual-tone Brown & Black Interior theme with Carbon Fiber Finishing
Leather wrapped soft touch dashboard & Door trims [First-in-class]
Auto AC as standard across grades [First-in-Class]
Shoulder Room & Knee Room [Best-in-Class]
Large Configurable Storage with 400L Boot Space [Best-in-class]
Cooled & illuminated glove box
Innovation & Technology:
Around View Monitor Display (AVM) 360 Camera [First-in-Class]
8.0” Floating infotainment system with ANDROID AUTO & APPLE CARPLAY [First-in-Class]
Nissan Connect [Standard – Best-in-Class]
LED Projector Headlamp
Rain Sensing Wipers
Superior Ride Experience:
Intelligent Trace Control [Vehicle Dynamics Control]
ABS with EBD & Braking Assistance – [Standard]
Smart Vision with – Auto Headlamps
Front & Rear Fog lamps
Cornering Fog Lamps
Hill Start Assist
Smart Maneuverability – Least Turning Radius [Best-in-Class]
Class-Leading Ground Clearance
Powerful Drive Performance
1.5H4K Petrol is driven by 5 speed manual transmission. 104 Bhp-140 Nm are the engine’s outputs.
1.5K9K dci Diesel engine is driven by 6 speed manual transmission. 108 Bhp-240 Nm are the engine’s outputs.
The Nissan Kicks is based on the B-Zero platform, which it shares with the Renault Duster and Captur. The SUV also shares its engines and gearboxes with the Captur. While the Kicks is also available in Latin America, the Indian version is larger.
Nissan is one of the official sponsors of the 2019 ICC World Cup which will be held in England. The automaker has announced that 500 customers who buy the Nissan Kicks in January 2019 will be chosen to attend the World Cup. These customers will be chosen through a lucky draw. It remains unclear as to whether Nissan India will simply hand out free world cup tickets to these customers of if the automaker will also foot the travel and accommodation bills of those who win these tickets through the lucky draw.