The Nissan Kicks first made its way into the automotive back in 2014 in Sao Paolo at the Brazilian Auto Show. The 2017 offering of the vehicle will present to consumers as the second generation of the vehicle and it is not expected to afford a number of big modifications. According to reports, the inspiration for the Kicks is the dance of the Samba. This inspiration is why the vehicle features a rounded style that is best described as fiery. For the new model year, there are a number of industry insiders and experts that contend that the fuel economy will be increased while the power with be enhanced. Do keep in mind that there is very little released information regarding the futuristic vehicle. What is known will be discussed below.
Nissan Kicks – Engine Specs
The power for the Nissan Kicks will be comprised by a variety of power unit options. The precise specifications of the options have not released just yet. What is known is that automotive buyers will have the ability to choose any of the following units: a 1.2-liter, a turbo charged 1.6-liter, and diesel units of 1.6-liter TDI and 1.5-liter. The units will be smartly mated with a continuously variable transmission and coupled with front-wheel drive as a standard. As an option, all-wheel drive will be made available as well. With the enhanced and varied power unit options, those close to the automotive giant strongly proclaim that it will deliver consumers with a fuel economy rating that is quite impressive. At this time, the company has not released even an estimation of what consumers should expect to achieve per gallon.
Nissan Kicks – Exterior and Interior Changes
The exterior of the Nissan Kicks has undergone a handful of modifications in addition to a sprinkling of refreshments. The front V mask will be slightly higher while the front bumper has been revised and feature air intakes. All of the exterior lighting will be equipped with LED technology and the body will be boldly colorful. The new Kicks will sit atop 19-inch alloy wheels that offer an impeccable compliment to its unique, yet functional body style.
As far as the inside of the vehicle, consumers will find it to be elegant and luxurious. The seating will be constructed of quality leather materials, and the cabin will comfortably seat five passengers. The interior will find itself outfitted with modern technologies that include the following: Bluetooth connectivity, Wi-Fi access, a modern audio system, a rearview camera, a navigation system, a seven-inch touchscreen and more. Overall, both the driver and their passengers will be afforded a comfortable, convenient and functional experience within the vehicle’s cabin.
Nissan Kicks – Release Date and Price
Per a number of reports, stemming from unofficial automotive websites, the new Nissan Kicks will be released into dealership showrooms sometime this year. The company has yet to announce the precise release date, but industry insiders contend that it will be around the second quarter of the year. The estimated pricing for the highly unique, yet luxurious, vehicle is within the range of $16,000 to $19,000. As we progress further into the New Year, it is certain that Nissan will begin to replace rumors and conjecture with facts and specifications in regards to the Kicks.