Nissan India has just launched the facelifted Sunny sedan in India. Prices of the Sunny sedan facelift start at 6.99 lakh rupees, ex-showroom Delhi. The diesel powered XE base variant starts at 7.99 lakh rupees while the CVT automatic gearbox equipped petrol powered XL variant is priced at 8.91 lakh rupees.
First shown at the 2014 Indian Auto Expo, the car comes with revamped looks and a bunch of improvements to help it garner better market share in India’s C-Segment sedan market. Bookings of the car are now officially open and deliveries will commence soon. Click here for CarToq’s first drive review of the Nissan Sunny Facelift.
The 2014 Sunny sedan facelift is available with two engine options, and two transmission options. The 1.5 liter HR15DE petrol (99 Bhp-134 Nm) and K9K turbo diesel (84 Bhp-200 Nm) engines get a five speed manual gearbox as standard. The petrol engined version of the Sunny Facelift is also available with a CVT automatic gearbox option.
The facelifted Sunny is sold in eight variants, spread across two engine and two transmission options. While three variants (XE, XL and XL CVT) of the petrol Sunny are available, the diesel powered version clearly gets a higher priority with 5 variants (XE, XL, XV, XV Premium Leather and XV Premium Safety) as it is the diesel powered Sunny that brings in the major chunk of sales.
All variants of the Sunny get ABS+EBD as standard with even the base XE trim offering a driver airbag. The top end variants of the Sunny Diesel can be specified with four airbags and ABS+EBD while the petrol powered XL variants make do with ABS and twin airbags. Detailed variant wise prices are as follows,
- XE Petrol – 6.99 lakh rupees
- XL Petrol – 7.61 lakh rupees
- XL Petrol CVT – 8.91 lakh rupees
- XE Diesel – 7.99 lakh rupees
- XL Diesel – 8.60 lakh rupees
- XV Diesel – 9.33 lakh rupees
- XV Premium Leather Diesel – 9.8 lakh rupees
- XV Premium Safety Diesel – 9.61 lakh rupees
The Sunny is built at the Renault-Nissan joint manufacturing facility at Oragadam, off Chennai, for both domestic as well as export markets. The Nissan V-Platform based Sunny sedan also has a badge engineered sibling sold in India, in the form of the Renault Scala, which however does not get the latest facelift.