Nissan was supposed to launch the 2020 BS6 Kicks SUV as earlier reported by Indian Drives. Nissan India has launched the BS6 Kicks in India. The model is available with two powertrain options, including the 1.5-litre naturally aspirated petrol engine and the 1.3-litre turbo-petrol motor, with prices starting at Rs 9.50 lakh and Rs 11.85 lakh (all prices, ex-showroom) respectively. The BS6 Kicks range comprises a 106hp/142Nm, 1.5-liter petrol engine that’s available with a 5-speed manual gearbox and a new 156hp/254Nm, 1.3-litre turbo-petrol that can be had with 6-speed manual or 7-step CVT automatic gearbox options. The erstwhile 1.5-litre diesel is no longer on offer.
The BS6 Kicks will be available in a total of seven versions. The BS6 Nissan Kicks will be available in six mono-tone colours including Blade Silver, Night Shade, Bronze Grey, Fire Red, Pearl White and Deep Blue Pearl. Also on offer will be three dual-tone colours including Bronze Grey with Amber Orange, Fire Red with Onyx Black and Pearl White with Onyx Black. The model will be offered with a standard warranty of two years/50,000 km warranty and free RSA for two years.
The Kicks 1.5-MT has an ARAI-rated 13.9kpl economy figure, while the Kicks 1.3 Turbo-MT is rated at 15.8kpl. Here’s how the updated Kicks fares in comparison to its rivals on mileage. Also, while Nissan has yet to confirm the variant break-up, here’s a list of what features are expected with each variant of the BS6 Kicks.
Commenting on the announcement, Rakesh Srivastava, Managing Director, Nissan Motor India, said, “As a part of our BS6 upgrade, the new Nissan Kicks 2020 offers the most powerful turbo engine in its segment along with the class-leading X-tronic CVT transmission. It further strengthens on our customer-centricity with high-value proposition offering the NissanConnect Technology, coupled with a complete vehicle package and class-leading premium-ness.”