Nissan Micra Active

` 3.4 - 4.7 Lac*
*Ex-showroom Price New Delhi
3.5 / 5 based on 32 reviews
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Highlights

July 3, 2012: Nissan India that has launched the facelifted Micra in India at a staring price of Rs 4.79 lakh, has also introduced a low-cost version of the Micra called as Micra Active. Priced at Rs 3.5 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi) Nissan Micra Active will lure the buyers who are looking for an affordable car with good features and quality. Nissan Micra Active is basically the pre-facelift version of the car, which has now been replaced by the new version, but rather than discontinuing the earlier generation, the company has decided to sale it besides the new Micra. But the Micra Active has now received different bumpers, airbags and ABS+ EBD, which makes this model too a feature rich one. However, the advanced features will only be offered with the top-end Active variants. Nissan Micra Active has been offered with 4 different variants priced upto Rs 4.71 lakh.  

Overview

Nissan Micra Active is one of the stylish hatchbacks available in the country's car market. This is a low cost version which has received a lot of changes to its exteriors as well as interiors. It is introduced in several variants with a 1.2-litre petrol engine as standard under the hood. This motor is based on a DOHC valve configuration and generates a maximum power of 67.1bhp in combination with 104Nm torque output. It is coupled with an advanced 5-speed manual transmission gear box. This vehicle is equipped with a disc and drum braking mechanism that is quite reliable. The front axle gets a McPherson strut, while the rear one gets a torsion beam, which makes this mechanism quite efficient. The automaker has bestowed it with some interesting exterior aspects that adds to its overall outer appearance. The front fascia looks aggressive with a redesigned sporty bumper that includes a wide air intake section. It has a small perforated radiator grille that is flanked by a well designed headlight cluster. Its side profile features full wheel covers and door handles,which are painted in body color. The rear end comes with a radiant tail light cluster and includes company's emblem on the boot lid. This hatch is blessed with a roomy cabin that can provide a comfortable seating for at least five people. The interiors are done up in a two tone color scheme that gives a pleasant feel to its occupants. It is incorporated with bucket seats that not only provide good support, but also offers additional comfort. The cockpit includes a neatly designed dashboard with a few equipments integrated to it. The stylish instrument cluster is equipped with a tachometer and a few other notifications as well. When it comes to comfort, this hatchback is bestowed with aspects like an air conditioning unit that cools the cabin in no time and a music system that keeps the occupants entertained all through their journey. Other than these, it has a semi drive computer, power windows and passenger vanity mirror that adds to their convenience. As far as its safety is concerned, this vehicle has a highly reinforced body structure that is capable of absorbing frontal impact and safeguards its occupants inside the cabin. In addition to these, it includes central door locking system, immobilizer, headlight-on warning indicator and some other crucial aspects that offer maximum protection. This hatchback is currently available in some exciting body paint options for the buyers to select from. It is offered with a standard warranty of 24 months or 50,000 Kms, whichever is earlier. This period can be further extended up to 80, 000 Kms or two years from the date of delivery.

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Nissan Micra Active Exterior
Exteriors

This Nissan Micra Active series has a sporty external appearance that is further enhanced by a number of impressive aspects. The front fascia has received a few changes, while the design of its side and rear profile remains identical to the previous model. The body colored bumper is redesigned with a large air intake section that helps in cooling the engine quickly. It also includes air ducts which gives a stylish look to its frontage. Its headlight cluster appears more trendy with detailing aspects. It is integrated with high intensity headlamps that provides clear visibility to the driver. It surrounds the small and perforated radiator grille, which has a bold look. Just above this grille, a prominent insignia of the company is neatly engraved and is garnished with chrome. Its wide windscreen is equipped with a couple of intermittent wipers. The top end trims have door handles and outside rear view mirrors in body color, while the remaining variants have them in black color. Besides these, it has neatly carved wheel arches fitted with a pair of steel wheels, which are further covered with full wheel covers in the high end variants. The rear end has a decent appearance with aspects like a wide windshield along with an expressive boot lid that has the company's emblem engraved on it. Apart from these, it has a well designed tail light cluster with powerful tail lamps, body colored bumper and an exhaust pipe as well. Furthermore, it has a high mount stop lamp as well as a roof mounted antenna that helps in better reception of radio signals.

Exterior Measurements:

The total length of its XE variant is 3780mm, while the rest of them have 3801mm. It has an overall width of 1665mm including external wing mirrors and a total length of 1530mm. The wheelbase of 2450mm is quite good that determines a lot of leg room inside, whereas its minimum ground clearance is of 154mm. Its centrally mounted fuel tank has the capacity to hold about 41 litres of petrol in it. On the other hand, it is offered with a boot space of 251 litres, which is good enough to store a lot of stuff.

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Interiors

Ed's Take: The interiors of the Micra Active have lesser features when compared to the regular Micra and this makes the Active cheaper than the Micra.

 

The automaker has designed its interiors with an attractive dual tone color scheme. It is incorporated with wide and well cushioned seats that are covered with fabric upholstery. The dashboard is equipped with a glove box compartment as well as air vents. It also includes a central console that is fitted with a music system and has a three spoke steering wheel with the company's logo embossed on it. The cabin is quite spacious and accommodates at least five people besides offering them with enough leg room. It also has a stylish instrument cluster that features a tachometer, driver seat belt warning lamp, door ajar indicator and low fuel consumption display. This hatch is bestowed with a manually operated air conditioning unit with heater as well.

Interior Comfort:


The car manufacturer has given this Nissan Micra Active hatchback series quite a few standard aspects. The XV and XV Safety variants are equipped with a music system with four speakers. It supports radio with AM and FM tuner, CD/MP3 player, USB port along with Aux-in interface. It has a 12V power socket in center console for charging mobiles and other electronic devices. Its instrument panel supports various warning and notifications for keeping the driver updated. The tilt adjustable steering wheel is quite responsive, which makes it convenient to maneuvering the vehicle even in heavy traffic conditions. The XV and XV Safety trims have all four power windows with driver side auto down function, while XL has front power windows only. It is bestowed with a lot of utility based aspects, which includes front seat back pockets, cup and bottle holders, a glove box, assist grip, a digital tachometer, sun visors with passenger side vanity mirror, and remote fuel lid opener. Apart from the base variant, other trims get internally adjustable outside rear view mirror. It also has a spacious boot compartment along with rear parcel shelf for easy access. 

Interior Measurements:


Its cabin is quite spacious and it can easily accommodate at least five passengers. It is designed with an impressive wheelbase of about 2450mm, which ensures a lot of leg space, shoulder and knee room inside the cabin. While its decent height has contributed for creating a better head space. It has a 251 litre boot compartment, which can be increased by folding its rear seat. Its fuel tank can store 41 litres of petrol in it, which is good enough for planning longer drives.

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Nissan Micra Active Color Options
Brick Red
Storm White
Aqua Green
Turquoise Blue
Onyx Black
Blade Silver
Nissan Micra Active Gear
Acceleration & Pick-Up

Ed's Take: The acceleration of the Micra Active is decent, and it is better than the regular Micra petrol version.

 

The manufacturer has skillfully coupled its engine with a five speed manual transmission gear box that allows torque distribution to its front wheels. It propels the vehicle to attain a top speed that ranges between 150 to 160 Kmph, which is quite good. At the same time, it enables this hatch to break the speed barrier of 100 Kmph in nearly 12 to 15 seconds from a standstill, which is rather impressive.

Engine and Performance

Ed's Take: The engine on the Micra Active is the same 1.2-litre petrol, but due to lesser weight the fuel efficiency of the Micra Active is higher than that on the regular Micra.

This hatchback is powered by a 1.2-litre petrol engine, which has the ability to displace 1198cc. It is integrated with three cylinders and twelve valves using a double overhead camshaft based valve configuration. This power plant is efficient enough to churn out a maximum power output of 67.06bhp at 5000rpm and a peak torque of 104Nm at 4000rpm. It is incorporated with an electronic fuel injection supply system, which allows the hatchback to produce a maximum mileage of 19.49 Kmpl that is rather good for this segment. This motor is cleverly mated with a five speed manual transmission gear box, which sends the engine power to its front wheel.

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Mileage

Ed's Take: Nissan has worked on the fuel efficiency of the Micra Active and it has a better figure than that of the Micra, as it lighter.

 

Its petrol mill is integrated with an electronic fuel injection system. The company claims that this hatchback series can give away a maximum mileage of 19.49 Kmpl, which comes down to16.24 Kmpl, when driven within the city.

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Power of Nissan Micra Active

Ed's Take: The power of the Micra Active is similar to that of the Micra, however the Micra Active is lighter, so the outright performance will be better.

 

The maximum power generated by this motor is 67.1bhp at 5000rpm and it yields a peak torque output of 104Nm at 4000rpm.

Nissan Micra Active Specifications
Variants Transmission Engine Description Mileage Power AC Power Steering Central Locking
City Highway
XE
(Petrol)
Manual 1198cc
3 Cylinder 12 Valve
16.24 19.49 67.06bhp @ 5000rpm Standard Standard Not Available
XL
(Petrol)
Manual 1198cc
3 Cylinder 12 Valve
16.24 19.49 67.04bhp @ 5000rpm Standard Standard Standard
XV
(Petrol)
Manual 1198cc
3 Cylinder 12 Valve
16.24 19.49 67.04bhp @ 5000rpm Standard Standard Standard
XV S
(Petrol)
Manual 1198cc
3 Cylinder 12 Valve
16.24 19.49 67.04bhp @ 5000rpm Standard Standard Standard
Nissan Micra Active Accessories
Stereo & Accessories

Ed's Take: The accessories on offer on the Micra Active as decent as it gets integrated music system and even keyless entry is an available feature.

The XV and XV Safety variants of Nissan Micra Active are blessed with an integrated music system that offers best in-car entertainment to its occupants. This audio unit features a radio with AM/FM tuner, CD/MP3 player along with four speakers that are present at front and rear. It also supports USB port and Aux-in interface. Other variants lack music system but the owner can add this feature at an additional cost. Apart from these, it can be personalized with attractive accessories like leather seat covers, branded floor and boot carpets, car perfumes, rear and side window curtains, cushion set, Bluetooth kit, steering wheel cover and remote locking kit. The owners can customize its exterior by door visor, stylish body graphics, scuff plates, a set of alloy wheels, exhaust finisher, body side molding, roof spoiler, illuminated sill plates and side turn indicators on ORVMs that can be purchased at an additional cost from authorized dealers.

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Braking & Handling

Ed's Take: The braking on the Micra Active is good, even the top of the line model comes with ABS fitted in it.

This Nissan Micra Active hatchback series has a proficient braking and suspension mechanism along with a responsive power steering system, which makes it easy to handle in city traffic conditions. Its front wheels are fitted with a set of ventilated disc brakes, while the rear wheels get a set of conventional drum brakes. The braking mechanism of XV Safety variant is further assisted by anti lock braking system along with electronic brake force distribution and brake assist function . On the other hand, the front axle is assembled with a McPherson strut, whereas the rear axle is fitted with a torsion beam type of mechanism. It has a rack and pinion based electric power assisted steering wheel, which supports a minimum turning radius of 4.65 meters that is quite good.

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Safety & Security

Ed's Take: Nissan has taken care of the safety bit, as the Micra Active has ABS and even airbag as a standard feature on the top model.

The company has given this compact hatchback quite a few protective aspects, which gives the occupants a stress free driving experience. It has an advanced engine immobilizer that safeguards the vehicle from any theft and unauthorized entry. Some standard safety aspects include key remove and headlight-on warning notification on instrument panel, follow me home headlamps, central locking system, a low fuel warning indicator, speed sensing auto door lock and a high mounted stop lamp. It has seat belts for all occupants for enhancing the safety in case of collision. While top end variant is also equipped with driver seat belt and door ajar warning notification on instrument cluster. The XV Safety trim is bestowed with airbags for driver and front co-passenger. For augmenting the braking mechanism, it is also equipped with anti lock braking system along with electronic brake force distribution and brake assist function. The manufacturer has also given a full size spare wheel, which is a standard feature across all variant. It is affixed in the boot compartment with all other tools required for changing a flat tyre. Its rigid body structure has side impact beams that enhances the safety of its occupants inside the cabin in case of any crash.

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Nissan Micra Active Wheels
Wheels

The neatly carved wheel arches of XE, XL and XV trims are equipped with a sturdy set of 13 inch steel wheels. These rims are further covered with 155/80 R13 sized tubeless radial tyres. At the same time, its XV Safety variant is fitted with a robust set of 14 inch steel wheels, which have been equipped with full wheel covers. These rims are covered with 165/70 R14 sized tubeless radial tyres , which gives a superior road grip.

Nissan Micra Active Pros

 

1. Budget friendly price tag is a big plus point.

2. Very easy to handle on the city roads.

3. Fuel economy is quite satisfying.

4. Decent looking exteriors with striking features.

5. Comfortable internal cabin.

 

Nissan Micra Active Cons

 

1. Music system is available in XV trim only.

2. Interior plastic quality can be improved.

3. Many more safety features can be added.

4. Very few authorized service centers.

5. Absence of alloy wheels even in the top end trim.

Nissan Micra Active Price
Variants New Delhi Bangalore Mumbai Chennai Pune Hyderabad Kolkata
XE
(Petrol)
3,37,859 3,43,943 3,45,935 3,37,659 3,37,935 3,43,943 3,47,279   Get On Road Price  
XL
(Petrol)
4,12,819 4,26,561 4,20,895 4,18,747 4,19,110 4,26,561 4,30,677   Get On Road Price  
XV
(Petrol)
4,42,037 4,56,746 4,50,114 4,48,361 4,48,768 4,56,746 4,61,154   Get On Road Price  
XV S
(Petrol)
4,71,886 4,87,582 4,79,961 4,78,613 4,79,066 4,87,582 4,92,287   Get On Road Price  
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