After the price reduction, the Nissan Sunny has become India’s most affordable premium sedan.
2017 Nissan Sunny facelif comes with minor cosmetic and mechanical changes, and a new colour scheme.
2017 Nissan Sunny, the popular sedan from the Japanese carmaker, has received a heavy price cut in India. After the price reduction, the base petrol XE trim of the sedan now comes at Rs 6.99 lakh and the top diesel trim costs at Rs 8.99 lakh (all ex-showroom, Delhi). This makes it the most affordable premium sedan in the country. Interestingly, the company has also discontinued the mid-level XL CVT variant from the lineup. Early this year, Nissan introduced the Sunny facelift with minor cosmetic and mechanical upgrades priced between Rs 7.91 lakh – Rs 10.76 lakh (all ex-showroom, Delhi).
Talking about the price cut, Arun Malhotra, Managing Director, Nissan Motor India Pvt. Ltd. (NMIPL) said,“Nissan always strives to offer innovative products to our customers with a compelling and competitive value proposition. The Nissan Sunny is our flagship sedan which we proudly “Make in India” at our Oragadam Plant in Chennai. Local production of this car enables significantly lower costs and this helps serve our customers faster with global levels of quality products.We pass on these benefits to our customers with very competitive prices for the Nissan Sunny, our popular premium sedan.” Read – New-generation Nissan Sunny Might Launch Next Year
|Petrol Variants||Ex-showroom, Delhi|
|XE||Rs 6.99 lakh|
|XL||Rs 7.59 lakh|
|XV CVT||Rs 8.99 lakh|
|Diesel Variants||Ex-showroom, Delhi|
|XE||Rs 7.49 lakh|
|XL||Rs 7.99 lakh|
|XV||Rs 8.99 lakh|
Exterior design of the sedan has been revised with the new front grille, re-designed bumpers, larger headlamps and new Y-shaped 12-spoke alloy wheels. There is a chrome trim around the fog lamps, chin section and boot lid. The new side mirrors with integrated turn indicators look good. The 2017 Nissan Sunny facelift comes with a new ‘Sandstone Brown’ colour scheme along with the regular shades – Bronze Grey, Brick Red, Blade Silver, Onyx Black, Storm White and Sapphire Blue. Read – Nissan Terrano Facelift | Nissan Leaf | New Nissan Micra
Comprehensive changes have been made inside the cabin. The 2017 Sunny looks more upmarket with all-black interior with black fabric seats and new black interior panels. What further enhance its premium appeal are new chrome finished door handles, new steering wheel design with mounted audio controls, piano black centre console trim and leather upholstery & steering wheel wrap.
|Diesel||1.5-litre K9K dCi|
|Max Torque||200Nm @ 2,000rpm|
|Max Power||97.6bhp @ 6,000rpm & 99.6bhp @ 5,6000rpm|
|Transmission||5-speed Manual & CVT|
No mechanical changes have been made to the vehicle. The saloon is available with the same engine options – 1.5-litre K9K dCi diesel and a 1.5-itre HR15 petrol. The diesel motor, with a 5-speed manual gearbox, dishes out a peak power of 84.8bhp and 200Nm of torque at 2,000rpm. On the other hand, the petrol unit belts out power worth 97.6bhp at 6,000rpm and 99.6bhp at 5,6000rpm with manual and CVT gearbox respectively. The torque figures of this motor stand at 134Nm.
Comprehensive changes have been made inside the cabin. The 2017 Sunny looks more upmarket with all-black interior with black fabric seats and new black interior panels. What further enhance its premium appeal are new chrome finished door handles, new steering wheel design with mounted audio controls, piano black centre console trim and leather upholstery & steering wheel wrap. Nissan Kicks Compact SUV – Picture Gallery
While the engine options for the new Nissan Sunny 2017 facelift remain unchanged, the mileage and NVH levels have been significantly improved. For the record, Nissan claims that the updated Sunny returns a mileage of 17.97kmpl (petrol CVT), 16.95kmpl (petrol MT) and 22.71kmpl (diesel).