2020 Nissan Kicks India Launch: Price, Features, Drive, Safety, Performance & Specs

Facelifted 2020 Nissan Kicks makes its way in the Indian auto market. Gets best-in-class engine, amazing features and is tagged at Rs. 9.50 lakh (ex-showroom).

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The facelifted avatar of Nissan Kicks SUV is launched in India, ‘kick-starting’ the bookings for the aficionados and SUV lovers who yearn for an SUV punch in a reasonable budget. Nissan India has launched the facelifted Kicks SUV at a starting price of Rs 9,49,990 (ex-showroom, India).

There is no doubt that the 2020 Kicks has enough to appeal the masses but its USP lies in its all-new BS6 compliant, 1.3-litre turbo petrol engine that comes with a CVT gearbox. Said to be the most powerful engine in its segment, the ‘turbo CVT’ Kicks is a sure alert for the existing budget SUVs.

Nissan has offered the facelifted Kicks in four variants — XL, XV, XV Premium and XV Premium (O).

Now, let’s know in detail, why the newly launched Nissan Kicks 2020 comes as a complete surprise for the SUV buyers in India.

Price List

As the new Nissan Kicks 2020 will compete against the established SUVs like Kia Seltos, 2020 Hyundai Creta, MG Hector and Mahindra Scorpio, the company has made this SUV available in a very affordable price range. The price of 2020 Nissan Kicks ranges between Rs 9.50 lakh (ex-showroom, base variant) to Rs 13.90 lakh (ex-showroom, top-end variant).

Here’s a complete price list of the all-new Nissan Kicks BS6:

Variant Engine Type Transmission Price (Ex-showroom)
Kicks XL 1.5 Litre Petrol MT Rs 9.50 lakh
Kicks XV 1.5 Litre Petrol MT Rs 10 lakh
Kicks XV 1.3 Litre Turbo-Petrol MT Rs 11.85 lakh
Kicks XV 1.3 Litre Turbo-Petrol CVT Rs 13.45 lakh
Kicks XV Premium 1.3 Litre Turbo-Petrol MT Rs 12.65 lakh
Kicks XV Premium 1.3 Litre Turbo-Petrol CVT Rs 14.15 lakh
Kicks XV Premium (O) 1.3 Litre Turbo-Petrol MT Rs 13.70 lakh
Kicks XV Premium (O) 1.3 Litre Turbo-Petrol MT Rs 13.90 lakh

Features & Drive

2020 Nissan Kicks comes with many advanced features to let you thoroughly enjoy the ownership. Some of the really exciting and intelligent features introduced in the New Nissan Kicks 2020 are 360-degree camera view, 8.0-inch touchscreen (supports voice command, Android Auto / Apple CarPlay, Bluetooth, AUX & USB), first-in-class remote engine start, idle start-stop system that stops the engine when the vehicle is at halt, auto headlamps and cornering foglamps, etc.

The all-new Kicks SUV also gets some exceptional features that double the driving pleasures. It comes with automatic AC, rain-sensing wipers, advanced i-SPVT technology for superior body motion control, and has a ground clearance of 210mm and turning radius of 5.2m. The Kicks also comes with Vehicle Dynamic Control (VDC), Electronic Stability Control (ESC) and Traction Control System (TCS) to offer controlled drives all the time.

Safety

On the safety aspect too, the 2020 Nissan Kicks is truly delightful. The car features the front dual and side seat airbags along with ABS with EBD. This SUV aka SAFE-U-V is made tough inside out; credits the Graphene body structure.

Performance & Specs

For optimum performance, the SUV Nissan Kicks comes packed with a wide range of features (mentioned earlier in this post). The turbo CVT Kicks runs up the hill without any stress on the engine with the Hill Start Assist (HSA). Also, it guarantees a sustainable performance on the highways with its cruise control.

On the spec side, the new Kicks has a 1.5-litre petrol engine, mated to a manual transmission on offer but the beauty of driving lies in its new 1.3-litre turbocharged engine that produces 156 ps of maximum power and 254 Nm of maximum torque. This new turbo engine is linked to an X-tronic CVT gearbox.

Colors

The facelifted Nissan Kicks is available in 6 monotone and 3 dual-tone color options. The monotone color choices include Deep Blue Pearl, Pearl White, Fire Red, Bronze Grey, Night Shade and Blade Silver. The dual-tone color options are Pearl White with Onyx Black, Fire Red with Onyx Black and Bronze Grey with Amber Orange.

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