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Nissan launches Micra diesel


Nissan Motor India today launched the diesel variant of its small car Micra priced between Rs 5.59 lakh and Rs 6.05 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi).

The Diesel-powered Nissan Micra will be available in two variants of XV and XV (premium). The Micra is available in Sunlight Orange, Brick Red, Pacific Blue, Storm White, Blade Silver and Onyx Black. The ex-showroom Mumbai prices for Nissan Micra Diesel are Rs 5.85 lakh for the XV and Rs 6.33 lakh for the XV Premium respectively.

Positioned in the B+ car segment, the Micra Diesel is powered by the popular 1.5-litre Common Rail Direct Injection K9K Diesel Engine, which is mounted for the very first time in India on Nissan’s versatile ‘V’ platform. The 8-valves, 4-cylinder Diesel-powered Micra generates Power rated at 47Kw (64PS) @ 4000 rpm, while torque output is 160Nm @ 2000 rpm. The Nissan Micra Diesel comes with a 5-speed manual gearbox.

The company had launched the petrol version of the Micra in July this year and has sold 6,000 units so far.