The country’s auto sector has seen many ups and downs in September. In the mid-sized SUV segment, where sales of giants such as Hyundai Creta and Mahindra Scorpio have plummeted, Japanese carmaker Nissan’s SUV Kicks has made great strides. In the last month of September, sales of this SUV increased by 540%.
Looking at sales figures, in September, the company sold a total of 371 units of the Nissan Kicks, up 540% from just 58 units in the same month last year. Although the sales figures are not very high compared to other SUVs in the market, among the few models in this segment it has registered such a Goth.
What about the Nissan Kicks SUV:
The company has come up with a total of three variants of this SUV, priced between Rs 9.49 lakh and Rs 14.14 lakh. This 5 seater SUV comes with two petrol engines, one variant is given a naturally ambitious petrol engine with a capacity of 1.5 liters and the other variant is given a 1.3 liter capacity petrol engine. This SUV comes with 5 speed manual and 6 speed CVT automatic gearbox.
In terms of features, the Nissan Kicks is offered with Cruise Control, Auto AC, 8-inch touchscreen infotainment system, which can be paired with Apple Car Play and Android Auto. It includes push button start / stop technology. In terms of safety, it gets Electronic Brakeforce Distribution (EBD) with Anti Lock Braking System (ABS), 4 airbags and Electronic Stability Control.
The SUV gives a boot space of 400 liters capacity and usually gives mileage of 14 kilometers per day. In the Indian market, this SUV mainly competes with models like Hyundai Creta, Kia Seltos and Renault Duster.