Nissan India unveiled the 2014 Sunny sedan facelift at the 2014 Indian Auto Expo. Launched in 2011, the Sunny sedan has been the company’s top selling product in the country. Thailand already received the updated model, and India is likely to get this model by the Festive season. The Nissan Sunny has received a number of external as well internal tweaks, making it look refreshing.
The exterior of the sedan is equipped with a larger ‘boomerang’ shaped headlamps. It gets a large grille which incorporates Nissan logo at the centre. Adding to it, the vehicle also receives a re-styled bumper that sports chrome accents around the fog lamps. The outside rear view mirrors are now features the turn signals, while there is a flash of chrome around the windows as well. It also comes equipped with 15-inch Y-Spoke alloy wheels.
Inside the cabin, the new Nissan Sunny gets a leather wrapped steering wheel, aluminium inserts and a piano black finish is given to the new central console. It is a well known fact that Sunny has been the segment leader in terms of interiors space and knee room for front and rear seat passengers, and the inclusion of leather seats further enhances the overall ambiance of the cabin.
When it comes to safety, this model continues to sport anti-lock braking system, electronic brake-force distribution and brake assist, and dual front airbags. Adding to it, the vehicle will also get side impact air bags. Under the hood, the new Sunny will get the same 1.5-litre petrol engine producing 98PS and the 1.5-litre K9K diesel engine that produces 85PS. The manual and XTRONIC CVT are there too.
Frequently Asked Questions- Nissan Sunny sedan
Q. How is the performance of Nissan Sunny?
Ans: Nissan Sunny is offered in both petrol and diesel guise. While the petrol version gets the 1.5-litre engine producing 98PS, the oil burner sports 1.5-litre K9K engine that produces 85PS. Both the engines are mated to a five-speed manual transmission gearbox, while the petrol version also gets an 5-speed auto gearbox. The petrol engine is frugal and there is very little turbo lag. On the other hand, the diesel engine has some lag on low revs; however it works well on high rpms.
Q. What is the engine specification of Nissan Sunny?
Ans: Nissan Sunny petrol is powered by a 1.5-litre engine that churns out a maximum power output of 98bhp at 6000rpm and 134Nm of top torque at 4000rpm. Its oil burner has 1.5-litre K9K diesel engine that is capable of developing a top power of 85bhp at 3750rpm and 200Nm of torque at 2000rpm.
Q. Tell me the safety features in Nissan Sunny?
Ans: Nissan Sunny is equipped with several advanced safety features including Anti-Lock Braking System with Electronic Brake-Force Distribution and Brake Assist, dual airbags, engine immobilizer, central locking, anti-theft alarm and others. The upcoming model will also get side air bags.
Q. What are the variants of Nissan Sunny?
Ans: Nissan Sunny is available in three trim levels- XE, XL and XV
Nissan Sunny Diesel Models
Nissan Sunny Diesel XL
Nissan Sunny Diesel XV
Nissan Sunny Diesel Special Edition
Nissan Sunny Petrol Models
Nissan Sunny XE
Nissan Sunny XL
Nissan Sunny XV
Nissan Sunny XL AT
Q. How many colours are available in Nissan Sunny?
Ans: Nissan Sunny is being offered in six exterior shades- Sapphire Blue, Onyx Black, Blade Silver, Brick Red, Bronze Grey and Storm White.
Q. Tell me the power of Nissan Sunny?
Ans: The 1.5-litre petrol mill develops 98bhp of top power, while the diesel version has 1.5-litre K9K engine producing 85bhp.
Q. What is the tyre pressure for Nissan Sunny?
Ans: The best tyre pressure for Nissan Sunny is 30-35 PSI. While 35 PSI offers better performance, the 30PSI provides comfortable driving experience.
Q. What is the mileage of Nissan Sunny on highways and City?
Ans: Nissan Sunny petrol returns a good fuel economy of 13.45kmpl in city driving condition and 16.9kmpl on highways. On the other hand, the oil burner offers an impressive mileage of 18kmpl in city and 21kmpl on freeways.
Q. What is the lowest price or cheapest variant of Nissan Sunny in India?
Ans: Nissan Sunny XE petrol is the lowest priced model, which costs Rs. 6.49 lakh. The cheapest diesel Sunny is priced at Rs. 8.76 lakh.
Q. What is the acceleration and pick-up of Nissan Sunny?
Ans: It takes less than 15 seconds for petrol engine to cross 0-100kmph mark, while the diesel Sunny accelerates to 100kmph from rest in 16-18seconds.
Q. What is the waiting period of Nissan Sunny in India?
Ans: It depends upon the city, dealership and variant you choose. However, the waiting period for Nissan Sunny is around 1 to 2 week.
Q. Is Nissan Sunny available through CSD canteen?
Ans: Like other Nissan product, the Sunny sedan is also available through CSD canteen.
Q. Which is the best engine oil for the Nissan Sunny?
Ans: 5W30 synthetic grade oil is the best engine oil for both petrol and diesel version of Nissan Sunny.
Q. Is there an automatic transmission version available in Nissan Sunny?
Ans: Yes, the petrol engine of the Sunny sedan is coupled to a five-speed automatic transmission gearbox.
Q. Tell me the difference between old Nissan Sunny and new Nissan Sunny?
Ans: The new Nissan Sunny was unveiled at the 2014 Indian Auto Expo. The vehicle gets updated front fascia with new chrome grille which incorporates Nissan badge, new larger ‘boomerang’ shaped headlamps, new bumper with fog lamps, turn indicators on ORVMs and new 15-inch Y-Spoke alloy wheels. Inside the cabin, the vehicle gets new central console, leather wrapped steering wheel, aluminium inserts and leather seats. On the other hand the current generation model features fabric upholstery on seats and there is no leather wrapped steering wheel on offer.
Q. Does Nissan Sunny have safety airbags?
Ans: Yes, the current generation model has airbags for driver and its co-passenger. However, the new 2014 Nissan Sunny facelift will get side airbags as well.
Q. Is Nissan Sunny available in diesel version in India?
Ans: Yes, Nissan Sunny is available in diesel version which gets the 1.5-litre K9K diesel engine that also powers the Micra and Terrano SUV.
Q. Tell me the boot space of Nissan Sunny?
Ans: It comes with a boot space of 490-litres which is more than sufficient to carry 4-5 suitcases.
Q. What is the price of Nissan Sunny in India?
Ans: Nissan Sunny has been priced at Rs. 6.49 lakh for the entry level model and Rs. 9.87 lakh for the top spec model.
Q. Is LPG/CNG versions available of Nissan Sunny in India?
Ans: No, Nissan Sunny is only available with petrol and diesel powertrains.
Q. What is the launch date of new 2014 Nissan Sunny in India?
Ans: The new 2014 Nissan Sunny facelift is expected to be launched by the October this year.
Q. What is the fuel tank capacity of Nissan Sunny?
Ans: The Nissan Sunny offers a fuel tank capacity of 41-litres.
Q. Does Nissan Sunny have power steering?
Ans: Yes, this sedan gets a power steering wheel.
Q. What is the top speed of Nissan Sunny?
Ans: The petrol model remains stable at a top speed of 175kmph, while the oil burner can attain a maximum speed of 140-150kmph.