Nissan India teases the 2013 Micra, says its ‘Coming Soon’

Posted on: Jun 22, 2013 - 11:54am IST

The 2013 Nissan Micra is a comprehensive refresh of the hatchback. Nissan has put in a lot of effort in this facelift and it clearly shows when you take a look at the car. For the first time, India will be hosting the World Premiere to the Micra. That’s right, the 2013 Micra will be launched first in India while the rest of Europe gets it later.

2013 Nissan Micra website

Nissan has now started teasing us on the new Micra through Facebook and through a dedicated website. You get to see the new Micra in it’s new exterior color ‘Pacific Blue’ which also seems like the communication color. Nissan also says that the ‘All New Micra is Coming Soon’. We had estimated Nissan to launch the car by mid July and that seems to be accurate judging by these teasers.

2013 Nissan Micra CVT automatic badge
Automatic transmission Micra will make use of the Nissan X-TRONIC CVT technology.

Nissan will launch the new Micra with engine options as before – the 1.2-liter three cylinder petrol and the 1.5-liter four cylinder K9K diesel engine. Both these engines have been retuned a bit for improved fuel economy.

Nissan will also introduce their X-TRONIC CVT technology on the 1.2-liter petrol. Sales of hatchback with automatic transmissions have seen an increase over the years and Nissan predicts this trend will continue.

2013 Nissan Micra Platinum Sage
Two new exterior colors including this Platinum Sage.

The new Micra is much more safer than before. Features such as ABS and dual airbags which were earlier unavailable on the diesel Micra, are now offered. On the top-end diesel model, you get an additional 2 airbags taking the count up to 4.

We expect a slight increase in the Micra’s price given that the base model (XE) has been deleted. We hope we’re proved wrong though!

Take a look at our coverage on the 2013 Nissan Micra

Head to nissanmicra.co.in to check out the website.

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2 thoughts on “Nissan India teases the 2013 Micra, says its ‘Coming Soon’

  1. $@! says:

    This looks Cool.

    The older MICRA was feminine. This looks much better than the previous version.

    Now who’ll buy the PULSE? When you have a better looking MICRA.

    Renault are you listening?

    Cheers,
    $@!

    Reply
  2. MohN says:

    THE OLD MICRA WAS LOOKING GOOD, THERE WAS NO NEED TO RE-DESIGN IT TO THIS NEW SHAPE

    Reply

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