The Nissan Micra is a high-refined product from the Japanese automotive manufacturer. It is light and driving it is a breeze. The space is sufficient with
decent seating. It also comes loaded with bells and whistles that are now being introduced in other B+ segment hatchbacks. The Nissan Micra since its
facelift does look aggressive and sharper with its new front grille and headlamp design, an evolution of its curvy fascia.
The Micra continues with its curvy theme for the interiors. The door handles, the tachometer, the air-con vents, the centre console all are round in shape.
With the Micra, you can cash-in on features like keyless entry, push button start and electrically folding ORVMs, which are first-in segment. The quality
of the interiors plastics is good and the fit and finish is also decent.
The space in the Micra is good. The space for the front row is sufficient with enough support for your back and thighs. The size of the boot is also
Both the engines on the Micra are refined and drivable. The 1.5 litre diesel is a highly frugal engine with low NVH (noise vibration and harshness) levels,
both the petrol and diesel are recommendable. It all depends on your usage. For automatic, you only have the petrol CVT. Even the diesel engine like the
petrol comes mated to a five speed manual transmission. The ARAI claimed mileage for the oil burner version of the Micra is 23.08kmpl.
All the cars in this segment have a sorted ride as the suspension doesn't jiggle and disturb the peace of the occupants. Road undulations are well-taken
care by the suspension. The Micra has one of the best ride suppleness as it underpins the softest suspension set-up that glides over potholes. The steering
wheel is very light and easy to drive in the city.
1) Nissan Micra XE - Petrol and Diesel
2) Nissan Micra XL - Petrol and Diesel
3) Nissan Micra XV - Petrol and Diesel
4) Nissan Micra XV Premium (Only available in diesel)