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Nissan Micra CVT Becomes India’s Most Affordable Premium Automatic Hatchback

Priced at Rs 5.99 lakh, the Micra CVT automatic XL variant is now about Rs 40,000 cheaper than before. This also makes it the most affordable automatic car in its class.

  • Vikas Yogi
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Nissan was the first carmaker in India to introduce a CVT automatic gearbox on a premium hatchback.

Nissan India has announced a price cut on the CVT automatic variants of the Micra. The company has increased the localisation level in the Nissan Micra CVT, and it has passed on the benefits directly to consumers. Priced at Rs 5.99 lakh, the Micra CVT automatic XL variant is now about Rs 40,000 cheaper than before. This also makes it the most affordable automatic car in its class. The top-of-the-line automatic variant XV CVT, on the other hand, is priced at Rs 6.73 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi).

The automatic variant of the Nissan Micra features the same X-TRONIC CVT gearbox that does duty in the Sunny as well. For people not in the know, Nissan was the first carmaker in India to introduce a CVT automatic gearbox on a premium hatchback.

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Nissan Micra CVT Automatic side profile

Arun Malhotra, Managing Director – Nissan Motor India Pvt. Ltd. said, “The Nissan Micra CVT brings new levels of technology, performance and style to the premium hatchback segment in India. Its raft of practical features offer a safer, more enjoyable driving experience that raises the bar in this part of the market. What’s more, the attractive price and impressive fuel economy makes it an even more compelling choice in terms of both driving pleasure and value for money.”

Powering the Nissan Micra CVT automatic is the same 1.2-litre, 3-cylinder, petrol engine that does duty in the manual version as well. This engine churns out a maximum power output of 76bhp and a peak torque of 104Nm. This model is claimed to return an impressive 19.3kmpl mileage.

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Nissan Micra CVT gearbox

Nissan Micra CVT Automatic Prices

Variant Price (Ex-showroom, Delhi)
XL Rs 5.99 lakh
XV Rs 6.73 lakh

 

Nissan Micra CVT Automatic Specifications

Engine 1.2-litre, three-cylinder, petrol
Maximum Power 76bhp at 6000rpm
Maximum Torque 104Nm at 4400rpm

 



 

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