Nissan debuted the vehicle that will mark a new age of unsurpassable value for Canadians when it arrives this spring season – the all-new, 2015 Nissan Micra. Combining Japanese high quality with European styling and ancestry, Micra will offer Canadians with even more fun, more attention to specific and more value than they’ve ever expected in a tiny vehicle.
The automobile is not completely new as Micras are currently marketed in 160 nations around the world, however Nissan swears it isn’t really simply a European transplant, stating it has been adjusted for the North American market and developed to manage our less than ideal roadways. So far, over 12,500 miles of testing has been carried out on Canadian spec Micras in preparation for launch.
Nissan’s U.S. administration feels that tiny car buyers are already well served with versions such as the Versa Note and the Sentra, however the Canadian market is a lot more price-sensitive and smaller a lot more fuel-efficient versions record a bigger share of our market. That describes why Nissan dealers in Canada have been polled in recent months concerning the Micra’s anticipated sales prospective and now the automobile has actually been given a thumbs-up.
Concerning this vehicle 2015 Nissan Micra
Based on the Nissan V system, the exact same one that houses the Nissan Versa Note, the smaller Micra will certainly come with less specification attributes. Specifics are limited for now, yet Nissan does assert it will have an astonishingly tiny transforming radius and an available back-up video camera to help with auto parking. The engine will be the very same 1.6 litre four-cylinder system discovered in the Versa Note, so anticipate the Micra to make about 109 hp, or a whole lot additional than either the Chevrolet Spark or the Mitsubishi Mirage.
The Micra will be built in Aguascalientes, Mexico and has actually a projected release date of this April.
2015 Nissan Micra – Competitors
The new Micra will complete head-to-head with the Honda Fit, Kia Rio, Hyundai Accent, Toyota Yaris, Mazda2, Ford Fiesta, Fiat 500, Chevrolet Spark and Mitsubishi Mirage in just what is quickly coming to be a crowded subcompact market. The car is really compact with a general length of 3.82 meters and, unlike European designs that are powered by a supercharged three-cylinder 1.2-litre engine showcasing direct-injection and providing 97 horsepower, the Micras offered in Canada will be powered by the 109 horse power four-cylinder 1.6-litre engine that additionally furnishes the Versa Note which engine will certainly be mated to either a five-speed guide gearbox or a four-speed automatic.
Regardless of its subcompact footprint, the 2015 Nissan Micra flights on 15″ or 16″ tires– sizes that are largely offered as snow tires. Depending upon the model you select, the checklist of options could feature a rearview video camera, heated mirrors, a leather-wrapped wheel, and a 4.3″ audio user interface capable of displaying album art.
Nissan has not yet exposed its plans to launch the car in the U.S. but it has substantially prepared itself for Canada. Canadian customers can appreciate heated mirrors rear and outside heating system ducts which will certainly supply backseat toes warmth.
Deal in Europe and USA
The 2015 Micra for Canada coincides car provided on European markets. Offered in 3 models, the Micra S, SV and high-grade SR, the Micra will certainly be provided with a solitary engine, a 109hp 1.6-liter 4-cylinder system mated to either a 5-speed manual transmission, or a 4-speed automatic transmission. The engine coincides used by the relevant Nissan Versa car.
Unfortunately, the brand name ha no present strategies to release the car in the United States, so in North America it is to be discovered just in Canada. For that reason a sensible conclusion is that it will be substantially tested and refined for the Canadian motorist and will certainly include attributes such as heated outside mirrors, back heater ducts, 60/40 crack back seats and either 15 or 16 inch wheels.
The Micra, or March as it is known as in the Japanese market, has actually been a steadily well-liked item for over 30 years now (initial introduced in 1982). While being commonly accepted in the house in Japan from the quite starting, the Micra has endeared itself to arising markets such as India over the past few years. It was introduced in India in July 2010 and has actually regularly been among the fast moving automobiles in its segment.
2015 Nissan Micra Price
Prices has not been announced currently, however Nissan did claim the car will certainly stand for large worth in the city auto section. We anticipate it to start a bit greater than the Mirage, yet with more specification attributes and of course, additional power.
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