The Nissan Sunny facelift features a revised front fascia that comprises of a new set of headlights and a new V-shaped grille with chrome surrounds. The front bumper gets new fog light enclosures. The outside rear view mirrors now come with turn signal indicators integrated into them. The car also gets new 12 spoke Y alloy wheels and a mildly refreshed rear bumper. On the interior front, the centre console is now in a piano black finish and the new three spoke steering wheel gets controls for audio and telephony.
Mechanically, the car will be the same as that of the outgoing model, except for a slightly tuned diesel engine which now delivers around 1kmpl more than the current engine. The 1.5 liter petrol motor churns out a max power of 99 PS and peak torque of 134 Nm, while the 1.5 liter turbo diesel motor cranks out 86 PS and 200 Nm. The diesel engine will come mated to a five speed manual gearbox, while the petrol engine will be available with both a five speed manual and a CVT option. The CVT equipped Sunny is more fuel efficient than the manual transmission petrol model.
Upon its launch, the Sunny will be available in a total of 8 variants – XE, XE D, XL, XL CVT, XL D, XV D, XV Premium Pack 1 and XV Premium Pack 2.
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