2017 Nissan Micra: Longer, Wider And Lower Than Ever Before

Mar 08, 2017 07:30 AM EST | Anthony Aventador

The arrival of the new 2017 Nissan Micra is now near, and in anticipation of its launch in 2017, Nissan has announced starting prices for its latest and more sophisticated supermini. The new model is now longer, wider and lower than ever before.

A range of five trim levels has been confirmed by the automaker, consisting of Visia, Acenta, Visia+, N-Connect and Tekna models. Centre-range Acentas will cost £14,995, while the Tekna will cost £17,295.

The 2017 Nissan Micra is a crucial new car for the automaker, not because it's the first time an all-new Micra on a new platform has been introduced since 2003. The car has been designed to take on the Ford Fiesta. Brand CEO, Carlos Ghosn, said that the new car would raise expectations of what a supermini vehicle is capable of.

The new Micra will also replace the previous model as well as the Note mini-MPV, as a larger supermini will fill both roles. It will be one of the best 10 in its first year. Nissan has endeavored to ensure that the car will look great and furthermore fits with all of the range.

Nissan will offer three engine options for the new model such as, 0.9 three-cylinder turbocharged petrol that produces 89 bhp with 110 lb-ft of torque. Second is a 1.0 three-cylinder with 72 bhp and 70 lb-ft of torque. Lastly, is a 1.5 four-cylinder turbodiesel that produces 89bhp and 162 lb-ft of torque.

Assemble quality is remarkable and planned proprietors have an option to choose from the interior color packs to spruce up the dashboard outline. Nissan also added a cool, disco-backlit holder for phones.

What's interesting is that the 2017 Nissan Micra uses the brakes to handle the trims for the lane departure, pulling the vehicle tightly into the pinnacle of the corners. PCP punters can own a 1.0-liter Visia from £169 a month in the UK. The new Micra has an estimated price of £11,995.

 

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