The Nissan Kicks, Datsun Go and the Datsun Go Plus will quickly get an replace within the type of an non-obligatory CVT transmission. The identical has been confirmed by Hardeep Singh Brar, Director, Gross sales and Business, Nissan India. In a current interview, Hardeep Singh stated that the Nissan Kicks Datsun Go and the Datsun Go Plus will get a CVT gearbox by the Diwali festive season. This, in accordance with H.S. Brar, is being completed in a bid to cater to the rising demand for autos with automated gearbox throughout varied value ranges. To let you realize, neither of the aforementioned automotive fashions include an automated transmission as of now.
H.S. Brar additionally said that the corporate is at the moment engaged on upgrading the mannequin lineup to fulfill the upcoming stringent BSVI emission norms. The Nissan Kicks mainly rivals the likes of the Hyundai Creta and the Renault Duster in its section. The Duster, which is its distant cousin, comes with an automated gearbox however the Kicks is barely provided with a 5-speed guide gearbox as of now. Speaking in regards to the Datsun twins, they too will get a attainable gross sales enhance after the introduction of a CVT field within the lineup since automated transmission is getting fairly standard even within the inexpensive hatchback section.
Speaking in regards to the engine powering these automobiles, the Datsun Go and Go Plus are powered by a 1198cc three-cylinder petrol engine that churns out a good 68 PS of energy at 5000 RPM together with 104 Nm of torque at 4000 RPM. The engine comes mated to a 5-speed guide gearbox, although a CVT will likely be accessible by Diwali festive season. Pricing for the Datsun GO and the GO+ begin at Rs 3.32 lakh and Rs 3.86 lakh, respectively (ex-showroom, Delhi). Coming to the Nissan Kicks, the compact SUV is powered by a 1.5-litre H4K petrol engine that churns out 106 PS of energy at 5,600 RPM together with 142 Nm of torque at 4,000 RPM.
The diesel engine, however, is a 1.5-litre Four cylinder K9K dCi unit which produces 110 PS of energy at 3,850 RPM together with 240 Nm of torque at 1,750 RPM. A 5-speed guide gearbox is customary with the petrol engine and drives the entrance wheels. The diesel, however, will get a six-speed guide gearbox. Nissan additionally launched a decrease, XE diesel variant of the Kicks compact SUV not too long ago. It’s priced at Rs. 9.89 lakhs (ex-showroom Delhi), which makes it Rs. 66,000 cheaper than the earlier base-level XL trim. This new low-end variant additionally makes the Kicks it cheaper than Hyundai Creta, which is its primary rival. With the introduction of BSVI engines and CVT transmission in future, count on the pricing of the SUV to rise considerably.