Official: Nissan Micra diesel sales to commence from December 10 2010, with official spec sheet

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Nissan Motor India have made it official that the Micra diesel will start selling in India from December 10 2010. As the sales of the new car commence, India will become the first country to
have the popular 1.5L K9K Diesel Engine on Nissan’s versatile ‘V’ Platform. The announcement was made by Mr. Kiminobu Tokuyama, M.D. & CEO, NMIP and Mr. Dinesh Jain –CEO, Hover Automotive India Pvt Ltd (HAI). The company also released the official specs sheet of the car, which can be viewed at the bottom of this post.

The Micra diesel boasts of best in class fuel economy with and ARAI certified figure of 23.08 kmpl.
The 8-valves, 4-cylinder 1.5-litre diesel engine of the Micra produces 64PS of power at 4000 rpm and peak torque of 160Nm at 2000 rpm. The engine will be mated to a 5-speed manual gearbox.

Speaking on the occasion Mr. Kiminobu Tokuyama, M.D. & CEO, Nissan Motor India said, “The Diesel Powered Micra with its best in class fuel efficiency and unique features has the potential to crave a niche for itself in the overcrowded compact hatchback segment in India. This is not just another variant. It is the right product at the right time that will offer the discerning Indian customers a good means of urban mobility with a complete package of performance, features, safety and comfort”

Nissan dealerships across the country have already commenced the bookings for the Diesel powered Micra. The Diesel-powered Nissan Micra will be available in two variants of XV and XV (premium). Available with greige (grey + beige) interiors, it will be introduced in a range of six colours; Sunlight Orange, Brick Red, Pacific Blue, Storm White, Blade Silver and Onyx Black. The Nissan Micra Diesel will be marketed and sold in India and subsequently will be exported to South Africa next year.

The Diesel Micra comes with a standard manufacturers’ warranty of 2 years/50,000kms. Also, In order to understand customer needs and resolve their queries, Nissan has established ‘Nissan Care’ – A Customer Contact Centre. Customers can reach Nissan by dialing Toll-free No 1800-209-4080 or alternatively by writing an email to [email protected]

Here’s the official spec sheet of the diesel Micra

GradeXVXV Premium
ExteriorRoof AntennaOO
Body Coloured BumpersOO
Full Wheel CoversO
Rear Wash & WipeOO
Body Coloured Outside Door MirrorsOO
Body Coloured Outside Door & Tailgate HandlesOO
Body Coloured Roof SpoilerO
Chrome Radiator GrilleOO
14 inch Steel WheelsO
15 Inch Alloy WheelsO
Rear DefoggerOO
Electric Park and Fold Door MirrorsOO
Electric Door Mirrors AdjustmentOO
InteriorDrive ComputerOO
Cup Holders33
Bottle Holders22
Digital ClockOO
Adjustable Front HeadrestsOO
Parcel ShelfOO
Dashboard Integrated Audio System With 4 Speakers & Aux-In PortOO
Manual AC with FilterO
Auto Air Conditioning with FilterO
Interior Colour Scheme- GreigeOO
Leather Wrap Steering Wheel and Gear KnobO
Comfort & ConveniencePower SteeringOO
Steering Tilt AdjustmentOO
Luggage LampOO
Power Windows: Front and RearOO
Driver Side Front Window With Autodown & Anti-Pinch FunctionOO
Central Door LockOO
Intelligent Key with Push Button IgnitionO
SafetyEngine ImmobilizerOO
Driver AirbagOO
Front Fog LampsO
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