Nissan Micra, the compact hatchback which is been sold in 160 countries has now reached shores of Canada. The unveiling of Japanese hatchback took place at one of the event in Montreal and is reported to hit showroom before spring.
Yet only cosmetic and technical details are revealed to the Canadians, prices are still coveted under cover.
The Micra unveiled in Canada is the new one which Nissan has just rolled-out in most of the markets. LED tail lamps, new V-shaped front grille, angular headlamps are some of the tweaks can be comparatively noticed on the new version.
The Canada-spec Micra will be powered with a gasoline engine of 1.6L borrowed from the Nissan Versa Note. Hence, its power delivery is said to be lugging around 109bhp for standing in line with the competition from Chevrolet Spark, Mitsubishi Mirage, Honda Fit, Fiat 500, Toyota Yaris, Mazda2 and its likes. A five-speed manual or a four-speed automatic shall occupy its remaining part of the drivetrain. S, SV and SR, trims will fill up the line for Japanese in the Micra.
“After 21 years, the Nissan Micra is returning to Canada to change the automotive landscape,” said Christian Meunier, President, Nissan Canada. “Micra will provide Canadians with the unbeatable value, Japanese quality, European bold styling and fun driving experience that they deserve in a small car.”