Nissan today launched its much-awaited Intelligent SUV, the new Nissan KICKS in India. Manufactured at the company’s plant at Oragadam, Chennai, the new Nissan KICKS offers owners an exceptional combination of premium-ness, spacious interiors and stylish exteriors. With best-in-class features drive innovation and comfort the new Nissan KICKS is available at an introductory price of INR 9,55,000 across India. Deliveries to customers will commence today at all Nissan dealerships.
Speaking at the launch, Peyman Kargar, Senior Vice President of Nissan Motor Co., Ltd., Chairman of Management Committee for Africa, Middle East, and India, said, “The new Nissan KICKS reflects our passion and commitment to bring the best of Nissan global products and technology to our customers in India. Our R&D and Design teams in India developed the SUV in collaboration with our teams in Japan, America and Brazil. The new Nissan KICKS has Nissan Intelligent Mobility at its core. It is more durable and spacious than ever before and builds upon Nissan’s global SUV leadership, while enhancing safety, style, spaciousness and intelligence.”
Thomas Kuehl, President, Nissan India Operations, said, “The new Nissan KICKS has generated a great amount of curiosity and excitement among customers. It is a complete vehicle package with an exceptional combination of intelligent technology, class-leading premium-ness, intelligent choice of ownership, personalization. The maintenance package is best-in-class and offers a hassle-free ownership experience. We are confident that with its progressive SUV design and advanced technology, as well as many best-in-class propositions, the new Nissan KICKS will stand out in this competitive SUV segment in India.”
Available in four variants, XL, XV, XV Premium, and XV Premium+ in diesel, and two dynamic variants- XL, XV in petrol, the new Nissan KICKS will come in 11 exciting colours: Pearl White; Blade Silver; Bronze Grey; Fire Red; Amber Orange; Deep Blue Pearl; Night Shade; Fire Red and Onyx Black; Bronze Grey and Amber Orange; Pearl White and Onyx Black, and Pearl White and Amber Orange.
The new Nissan KICKS can also be personalised with 27 different accessory categories, and tailor-made as per customer requirements. The durable and custom-fitted quality accessories come with a one-year warranty/up to 20,000 kms whichever is earlier.
The stylish design is complemented by enhanced performance and driving dynamics. The new Nissan KICKS will offer a 1.5H 4K petrol option driven by five-speed manual transmission and 1.5K 9K dci Diesel engine driven by six-speed manual transmission. The fuel efficiency certified under test conditions is 14.23 km/l (Petrol) and 20.45 km/l (Diesel) as per ARAI Certification.*
Nissan Intelligent Choice of Ownership: Subscription Model
In a first for a car manufacturer in India, Nissan will offer a subscription model as a unique way of getting behind the wheel of a Nissan KICKS. The‘Intelligence Choice of Ownership’ package allows the customer to drive the Nissan KICKS home with zero down payment up front. The monthly fee is inclusive of insurance, maintenance and 24×7 Roadside Assistance. Subscription is available across the full range and color choice.
KICKS subscribers will benefit as they do not have to pay hidden costs of car ownership, which includes vehicle registration, heavy interest on car loans, insurance, regular EMI instalments, and the cost of associated paperwork. The unique and intelligent ownership package also provides an attractive and value-for-money vehicle-running cost of Rs 11/km. Further details will be announced soon.
Best-in-Class Cost of Ownership
The Nissan KICKS also comes with best-in-class “Cost of Maintenance Package” for hassle free ownership experience. Under Nissan Care, customers can choose from packages covering maintenance, 24×7 Road Side Assistance, insurance and warranty. The packages offer savings of up to 30% compared to paying for regular maintenance.
For the first 10,000 customers of new Nissan KICKS three-year warranty, maintenance package (up to 30,000 kms) and 24×7 road side assistance will be absolutely free of charge. Customers can extend up to five years by paying a nominal fee.
The new Nissan KICKS – Features and variant-wise pricing
Introductory Prices (All India) Petrol (INR) Diesel (INR)
XL 9,55,000 10,85,000
XV 10,95,000 12,49,000
XV Premium – 13,65,000
XV Premium + – 14,65,000
LED Projector Headlamps for longer and wider visibility for superior ride experience
LED Signature Lamp
Floating roof with dual tone styling
R17 5-Spoke Machined Alloy Wheel
Nissan Signature Chrome V motion grill
Functional Roof rail
Boomerang Tail Lamp
Aspheric ORVM to reduce blind spots
Body Side Moulding, Wheel Arch and Skid Plates
Spacious Cabin & Premium Interiors:
Luxurious Dual-tone Brown and Black Interior theme with Carbon Fiber Finishing
First in class leather wrapped soft touch dashboard & Door trims
First in class Auto AC as standard across grades
Best in class Shoulder Room & Knee Room
Best in class large Configurable Storage with 400L Boot Space
Cooled and illuminated glove box
Innovation & Technology:
First in class Around View Monitor Display (AVM) 360 Camera
First in class 8.0” Floating infotainment system with ANDROID AUTO and APPLE
Best in class NissanConnect with smart watch connectivity and 60+ features
Rain Sensing Wipers
Superior Ride Experience:
Intelligent Trace Control [Vehicle Dynamics Control]
ABS with EBD & Braking Assistance – [Standard]
Smart Vision with – Auto Headlamps
Front & Rear Fog lamps
Cornering Fog Lamps
Hill Start Assist
Best in class smart Maneuverability – Least Turning Radius of 5.2 meters
Class-Leading Ground Clearance of 210mm
Best in the segment ground clearance and