Nissan India has launched the new Kicks 2020 and commenced bookings in India. New Nissan kicks 2020 features the most powerful engine in its class – the Nissan Turbo – and Nissan’s widely-acclaimed X-Tronic CVT. At an introductory price, the new Nissan Kicks 2020 1.3 Turbo Manual and CVT transmission is the most competitive in the segment at INR 11,84,990 (1.3 Turbo MT) and INR 13,44,990 (1.3 CVT). The Nissan Kicks 2020 includes various mechanical and equipment changes. The 1.5-liter H4K naturally aspirated petrol engine has been upgraded to BS6 and makes 106 bhp and 142 Nm of torque and is available with only a 5-speed manual transmission just like in the old model.
However, what is new is an all-new turbocharged petrol engine option. It is the HR13 1.5-litre DDT unit that produces 156 bhp of maximum power and 254 Nm of maximum torque. These are the segment-best outputs for any engine, petrol or diesel. Also new in the 2020 Nissan Kicks are a 6-speed manual transmission and the X-Tronic CVT. The turbo engine boasts of Dual Variable Timing system, that reduces emissions and provides higher torque at low rpm while the new X-Tronic CVT is 40 per cent more efficient than existing CVTs.
Both are available with only the turbocharged petrol engine. Moreover, unlike in the old model, remote engine start and idle start-stop features are also available. The 2020 Kicks has dropped the Amber Orange monotone and Pearl White with Amber Orange dual-tone colour options now offers the premium B-SUV in six monotones and three dual-tone colour options. Blade Silver, Night Shade, Bronze Grey, Fire Red, Pearl White and Deep Blue Pearl are the monotone options. Bronze Grey with Amber Orange, Fire Red with Onyx Black and Pearl White with Onyx Black are the dual-tone colour options.