Nissan is coming up with its much popular small car next year with the new platform, fresh body styling, and many new features. Nissan is swaggering about the upcoming Micra because of its high – quality performance and best in class fuel economy. The model year 2018 is going to be the fourth generation of Micra from Nissan. Although the 2018 Nissan Micra would be very much similar to its upcoming model of the year 2017, it still has a lot to offer new to its buyers.
2018 Nissan Micra Engine
The 2018 Nissan Micra might offer many engine options like its predecessor. It may come powered by a 1.2-liter three-cylinder engine or a 1.5 liter inline four engine or a 1.6 liter four cylinder engine producing 109 hp and 107 pound-feet of torque. There could also be a 1.5-liter diesel engine to power the 2018 Micra. These could be mated with the 5-speed manual transmission or possibly optional 4-speed automatic transmission and Front wheel drive. The 2018 Micra will be available in 3 models, Base S, SV and SR model. The SR model will be the sportiest variant of the Micra.
2018 Nissan Micra Exteriors
The Nissan Micra has been a hatchback city car. The new Micra will be built on a new platform from Nissan which will be CMF-B. It will be a highly modular platform which has its own advantages. With upgradation in the platform, the Micra also gets a lighter body built with lightweight materials like aluminum for better performance and a longer wheelbase that eventually lends more cabin space. The overall dimensions comprise of 3,827 mm of length, 1,665 mm of width and 1,527 mm of height, which is a good dimension for a city car so as to have a comfortable move on roads and parking.
Even the wheelbase is 2,450 mm which allows for a commodious cabin space. The overall designing for the body has been impressive with a bolder and more angulated shaping. The total weight of the vehicle comes to be 1,044 kg which is much lighter than its predecessor. The poky nose front boasts an optimally sized chrome grille with highly angulated head lights. The sharp lines at the sides lend a distinct approach to the appearance, adding some width to the car and adding space to the cabin.
The SV model of the 2018 Micra gets heated and body-colored side mirrors, remote keyless entry and power windows. The range-topping SR model will get a rear roof spoiler and front fog lights. The overall look highlights the sporty designing behind it.
2018 Nissan Micra Interiors
The interiors of the 2018 Nissan Micra will stand very similar to the 2017 Micra. There is ample space for seating five adults with more than optimum head room and leg room. The Micra S with automatic transmission gets an additional air conditioning and cruise control. The top end model of 2018 Micra gets contrast stitch seats, rear view mirror and USB connectivity as well. The infotainment system is going to be a decent one with contemporary features but no Apple CarPlay and Android Auto compatibility.
Nissan will be providing Traction Control and Stability Control for stability on roads. The six airbags system comprises of all-around safety for the occupants with frontal airbags for the driver and the front passenger and side seat-mounted airbags for the passengers on the sides of the two rows. The five-seat belts would come with Pretensioners for extra support and stability during an impact from a collision. The Anti-Brake System suspended on the front brakes and rear brakes allow for optimum rotation of the tires in cases of extreme braking in order to prevent skidding on wet roads.
2018 Nissan Micra Release Date and Pricing
The upcoming 2018 model of Nissan Micra might show up with the merchants late in 2018 with a price tag around $12,000.
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