Tuesday, December 14, 2010

Nissan Micra Diesel will be launched nationwide

Nissan Motor India has rolled out the diesel variant of its small car Nissan Micra, powered with a 1.5 litre diesel engine, in Ahmedabad.

Priced between INR0.57m and INR0.62m, the Diesel-powered 'Nissan Micra' will be available in two variants of XV and XV (premium).

Buoyed by the success of its hatchback Micra, Nissan Motor India Pvt Ltd (NMIPL) on Friday said it will launch a sedan by the end of next year.

The model is priced between Rs 5.59 lakh and Rs 6.05 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi). Bookings for the diesel variant have already started.

The diesel version of' Nissan Micra' is powered by a 1.5 litre diesel engine and is available in two variants with five- speed manual transmission. The Nissan sedan will compete with the Volkswagen Vento and the Honda City and will be produced in Nissan- Renault's Chennai plant.

Nissan Motor India Private Ltd (NMIPL), following the successful commercial launch of the petrol variant of its first ‘Made-in-India compact hatchback –Nissan Micra -today announced the launch of the diesel-powered Micra in the city. The car was launched at Ichibaan Nissan – the company’s authorized dealership in Mumbai. Sales for Diesel-powered Micra will commence from the dealership starting today. The Diesel-powered Nissan Micra will be available in two variants of XV and XV (premium). The ex-showroom Mumbai prices for Nissan Micra Diesel are Rs 5,85,617 for XV and Rs 6,33,849 for XV Premium respectively.

The 8-valves, 4-cylinder Diesel-powered Micra generates Power rated at 47Kw (64PS) @ 4000 rpm, while torque output is 160Nm @ 2000 rpm. The 'Nissan Micra Diesel' comes with a 5-speed manual gearbox. We keenly look forward to replicate the success of the petrol variant with the Diesel-powered Micra. The Nissan Micra Diesel will be launched nationwide with a comprehensive multi-media marketing campaign featuring our brand Ambassador Ranbir Kapoor. In July this year, Nissan launched the petrol variant of its first made in India global compact car –Nissan Micra (Global compact hatchback), based on the Versatile ‘V’ platform at its factory in Oragadam, Chennai. With the launch of Micra Diesel, Nissan will add another variant to its product kitty providing the customers with a good choice.

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