Nissan India is all set to unveil the highly awaited premium SUV - Nissan Kicks in the Indian market today at an event in Mumbai. The Japanese car maker will be launching the new Kicks SUV by early next year and the prices will also be revealed at the launch itself. To be based on the same platform as that of Nissan Terrano, the SUV is likely to come with roomier cabin as well as premium features. Nissan Kicks Premium SUV To Unveil in India Tomorrow; Will Rival Hyundai Creta & Tata Harrier.
The unveiling event is scheduled to commence from 12.30 PM IST and the car maker will be broadcasting the event on the official YouTube channel and Facebook page. To keep the hype going, the car maker also teased the SUV on its social media handles previously.
The international-spec premium SUV already has been in the international market for quite some time now that has tasted a bit of success. Now, the car maker is set to bring the game for the domestic market. The SUV gets majority of the design cues from the international version with dimensions identical to Terrano. It will be based on M0 platform that also underpins popular products like Captur, Terrano and Renault Duster.
On the exterior front, the upcoming Nissan Kicks will sport a signature-style V-motion front grille, with company insignia in the centre along with sweptback headlamps, bigger air vents, muscular front and rear bumpers, LED fog lamps, LED tail lights and more.
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Inside the cabin, the SUV will carry an upmarket appeal with features such as 8-inch infotainment system, controls on steering wheel, automatic climate control, reverse parking camera, bigger MID, push start stop button and much more.
The premium SUV is expected to be offered in both petrol and diesel engine options. The petrol engine will be a 1.5-litre petrol engine that can produce 102bhp of max power. On the other hand, the diesel unit will churn out peak power of 108bhp. The transmission duties will be carried out by 6-speed manual gearbox along with an optional CVT unit for petrol only. To be priced in the range of Rs 10 - 14 lakh (ex-showroom), the 5-seater SUV will compete against forthcoming Tata Harrier, Renault Captur and Hyundai Creta.