Nissan Micra Diesel aims to provide stiff competition to other hatchback cars, with its good fuel efficiency. Read about the price, specifications and features of Nissan Micra Diesel in India.

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Nissan Micra Diesel

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The much-awaited diesel version of Nissan's popular hatchback 'Micra' has been launched in India, in December 2010. The Japan-based automaker has rolled out the four-wheel wonder with a couple of add-on features that weren't seen in the earlier petrol models of the vehicle. Nissan Micra Diesel boasts of having one of the most smooth and refined engines in its segment. The diesel-driven car also promises to prove to be more powerful than its petrol version. Micra Diesel boasts of providing the 'best in class' fuel efficiency. Based on the revolutionary 'V' Platform, Nissan Micra Diesel aims to create a niche in the highly competitive small car segment of the Indian automobile market. The car is available in two variants and six dazzling colors.

Engine
The 1.5L SOHC 8 Valve engine of Nissan Micra Diesel is a four-cylinder power plant, which is capable of delivering maximum power of 64 PS at 4000rpm, with a peak torque of 160 Nm at 2000 rpm. The engine is mated to a 5-speed manual gear box, which makes the vehicle peppy and drivable with ease. The automobile makes use of common rail fuel system. Nissan Micra Diesel is the first hatchback in India to have push button ignition system that allows you to start the engine with the push of a button.

Design And Comfort
Nissan Micra Diesel, just like its petrol variants, is highly attractive. To give the vehicle a cute look, every thing, right from its head lamps, tail lamps to the central console are shaped to be round. Apart from having body colored bumper, the car flaunts a swanky body colored roof spoiler. Adding to the appeal is the beautifully designed radiator grille with chrome plating. The XV premium variant of Nissan Micra Diesel comes with 15-inch alloy wheels, while the XV variant maintains its 14-inch alloy wheels - a feature also seen in the petrol version of the automobile.

Interiors
When small hatchbacks manage to accommodate only four adults comfortably in their cabin, Nissan Micra Diesel comes with roomy interiors, which easily makes space for a family of five. Micra Diesel comes with high roof, for that extra measure of headroom for tall passengers. One would definitely appreciate to have a ride in the hatchback, due to its premium quality design of the interiors. To beat the heat, the powerful and efficient air conditioning system of the car cools and maintains optimum temperature within the cabin. The air conditioning system of Nissan Micra Diesel XV Premium model comes with auto mode. Leather wrap steering wheel and gear knob are add-on features of the car, seen in its XV Premium model.

Ride And Handling
Nissan Micra Diesel is designed to cope with the problems that people driving cars face during heavy traffic. Micra Diesel's turning radius is kept to a minimal of 4.65 m, so that you can get out of tight places as quickly and easily as you like. The McPherson Strut suspension in the front and Torsion Beam suspension in the rear are great shock absorbers, which minimize the discomfort caused by driving on pot-holed Indian roads. They also ensure a pleasurable ride on smooth highways.
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Safety
Safety is uncompromised in Nissan cars and Micra Diesel is no exception. The diesel model ensures maximum safety of its passengers. Depending on the load on the vehicle, its unique Electronic Brake Distribution system optimizes rear brake force, so that people inside the car are safe during collision. The automobile's SRS (Supplemental Restraint System) airbag deploy automatically, to minimize the risk during of a severe frontal collision.

Nissan Micra Diesel Price, Variants And Color
Nissan Micra Diesel is available in two variants - XV and XV Premium. Micra XV is priced at Rs. 5.58 lakh, while the XV Premium model comes with a price tag of Rs 6.04 lakh (Ex-showroom, Delhi). The interior color scheme of both the models is Greige. Nissan Micra Diesel is available in six vibrant colors, including Sunshine Orange, Blade Silver, Storm White, Pacific Blue, Onyx Black and Brick Red.

Nissan Micra Diesel Mileage
Neatly structured and quieter on the move, both the models of Nissan Micra Diesel deliver an average mileage of 20-22 kmpl.

Technical Specifications of Nissan Micra Diesel
Overview
Model Micra Diesel
Body Type Hatchback
Number Of Doors 5
Seating Capacity 5
Fuel Capacity 41 L
Dimensions
Length 3780 mm
Width 1665 mm
Height 1530 mm (XV); 1525 mm (XV Premium)
Wheelbase 2450 mm
Ground Clearance N/A
Minimum Turning Radius 4.65 m
Weight
Kerb Weight N/A
Engine
Type SOHC 8 Valve 4-Cyl In-line
Number Of Cylinders 4
Displacement 1461 cc
Transmission 5-Speed Manual
Max. Power 64 PS @ 4000 rpm
Max. Torque 160 Nm @ 2000 rpm
Suspension
Front Suspension McPherson Strut
Rear Suspension Torsion Beam
Brake
Front Ventilated Disc
Rear Drum
Steering Type Electric Power Assisted, Rack & Pinion
Tyre Size 165/70R14 (Front) 175/60 R15 (Rear)

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