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Nissan Micra 2010 2012 XE

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Micra 2010-2012 Nissan Micra 2010 2012 XE Overview

  • Mileage (upto)
    18.06 kmpl
  • Engine (upto)
    1198 cc
  • BHP
  • Transmission
  • Boot Space

Micra 2010 2012 XE Review

Japanese Auto Major Nissan in July, 2010 launched its much awaited premium hatch back named Nissan Micra. With the availability of this model surely Nissan is going to improve its market share. The company is taking every possible step to establish itself in the growing car market, the Japanese car maker under a joint venture with Renault India set up a manufacturing plant near Chennai which has a capacity to produce 4 lakh units per annum but initially Nissan is going to produce only two lakh units of cars. Nissan Micra by the company is known by the name Nissan March in the Japanese market but the company has christened it as Micra for the Indian market. Nissan also claimed that they have planned to launch seven new models in the time period between 2010- 2015. The Micra at present is available in the market in six different variants out of which four are petrol and two are diesel. The petrol variants are named as Nissan Micra XE Plus, Nissan Micra XE , Nissan Micra XL and Nissan Micra XV while the diesel variants are named as Nissan Micra Diesel XV and Nissan Micra Diesel XV Premium. The petrol variant Nissan Micra XE was introduced with 1.2L 12 valve DOHC engine that produces 74.48bhp of maximum power at the rate of 6000rpm and 104Nm at the rate of 4000rpm. The engine comes mated with a five speed manual transmission which further improves the efficiency.  Nissan Micra is a combination of new generation cutting edge technology, exceptional design and advanced features. The standard features that this Nissan model is loaded with are Air Conditioning system, CD player in the infotainment section and power steering.


The exterior looking of the car is bit sporty with a few styling touches and one of these is the twin boomerangs on the roof and slightly raised rear. At the front there is a single lined chrome upper grille with stylish headlamps, and fog lamps which are placed next toits lower grille. To add to the sportiness of this model Nissan has provided body colored bumpers, door handles and ORVMs.  Roof antenna enhance the exterior look as well, the car also comes fitted with rear wiper and washer, Electric Park and fold mirror and electronically adjustable door mirrors . The Nissan Micra comes with superb fit and finish along with the smooth corners. Retaining its compact dimensions, the new car is slightly longer and marginally lowers while its longer wheelbase enables a ‘wheel-at-each-corner’ stance, the main reason behind the roomier interior. The dimensions of Nissan Micra are length - 3,780mm, width - 1,665mm, height - 1,530mm and wheelbase - 2450mm .


The interior design of the car is very appealing and provides a fairly airy environment. The dash of the car is attractive and is packed with advanced instrument cluster. This Micra model features an integrated audio system with 4 speakers and AUX-In port, this is the most attractive feature as most of the small do not sport factory fitted audio system. It is also fitted with manual Air Conditioner to control the internal temperature of the car. Both these features are placed at the center of the dash in an ultra modern design that enhances its beauty; the AC vents are designed with utmost care and complement the overall dash board concept. The car is also packed with features like power adjustable exterior rear view mirror and tinted glass which reduces the solar heat and protects from UV rays. The car also has adjustable steering wheel which allows you to adjust the steering wheel according to your own need providing a comfortable and safe ride. The Glove compartment is also their which can be used for miscellaneous storage like vehicle registration, insurance, Driving license, CD’s, sweets, books etc. Nissan Micra is a spacious car and provides enough headroom, legroom and shoulder room space. The car also has a class competitive boot space of 226 liters, so that you can fit in the entire luggage in case you are over packed.

Engine and Performance

Nissan Micra XE is powered by an In-Line petrol engine which has 3 cylinders with 4 valves per cylinder in DOHC configuration. This 1198cc engine produces a 74.9bhp of maximum power at the rate of 6000rpm and a maximum torque of 104Nm at the rate of 4000rpm. The bore x stroke of the car is 78mm x 83.6mm and a compression ratio of 9.8:1. The engine is mated with a 5 speed manual transmission that further enhances the efficiency providing a wonderful driving experience. With the power and torque generated we can readily accelerate the car from0 – 100kmph in just 15.2 seconds and can reach a top speed of 158kmph. The engine is also fuel efficient as it delivers a mileage of 14kmpl on the city roads and reaches up to 18kmpl on the highways.The fuel tank capacity of the car is 41 liters so that we can cover an average distance of 656kms once full tank. The engine is complied with BSIV emission norm which is the Bharat Stage Emission Norm IV instituted by the Government of India to keep a check over the pollution caused by the internal combustion engine.

Braking and Handling

The brake mechanism of the car includes large ventilated disc brakes in the front with the drum brakes at the rear . These provide an effective braking mechanism by reducing the deceleration distance. The suspension system in the car is also good, at the front there is McPherson strut with coil spring and anti roll bar while at the rear there is Torsion beam. For handling the car has in it power steering wheel which provides very comfortable driving and provides a turn radius of 4.65 meters.

Safety Features

Nissan Micra has brood of passive safety features in it but there is only one active feature which is the driver airbag, which provides a cushioning effect in case of a collision. The passive safety features in the car are Child safety locks, day and night rear view mirror, passenger side rear view mirror, Halogen Headlamp, rear seat belts, door ajar warning, side impact beam, adjustable seats, engine Immobilizer and engine check warning.

Comfort Features

Along with the brood of passive safety features, Nissan Micra also has in it a range of comfort features. These are power steering, Low fuel warning light, Accessory power outlet, trunk light, vanity mirror, rear reading lamp, rear seat headrest and front cup holder.


Fuel efficiency, looks, power


Passenger airbags and split folding seats. 

Nissan Micra 2010 2012 XE Specifications

ARAI Mileage18.06 kmpl
City Mileage15.03 kmpl
Fuel TypePetrol
Max Power75bhp@6000rpm
Max Torque104Nm@4000rpm
Engine Description1.2-litre 75bhp 12V In-Line Petrol Engine
Cargo Volume251-litres
Finance Quotes
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Nissan Micra 2010 2012 XE Features

Driver AirbagYes
Power SteeringYes
Air ConditionerYes

Nissan Micra 2010-2012 XE Engine & Transmission

Engine TypeIn Line Petrol Engine
Engine Description1.2-litre 75bhp 12V In-Line Petrol Engine
Engine Displacement(cc)1198
No. of cylinder3
Maximum Power75bhp@6000rpm
Maximum Torque104Nm@4000rpm
Valves Per Cylinder4
Valve ConfigurationDOHC
Fuel Supply SystemElectronic Fuel Injection
Bore x Stroke78 X 83.6 mm
Compression Ratio9.8
Turbo ChargerNo
Super ChargeNo
Transmission TypeNo
Gear Box5 Speed
Drive TypeFWD
Clutch TypeNo

Nissan Micra 2010-2012 XE Performance & Fuel

Top Speed158km/hr
Acceleration (0-100 kmph)15.2 Seconds
ARAI Mileage (kmpl)18.06
Fuel TypePetrol
Fuel Tank Capacity (Liters)41

Nissan Micra 2010-2012 XE Suspension System, Steering & Brakes

Front SuspensionMcPherson Strut
Rear SuspensionTorsion Beam
Shock Absorbers TypeNo
Steering TypePower
Steering ColumnTilt Adjustable
Steering Gear TypeRack & Pinion
Turning Radius (wheel base)4.65meters
Front Brake TypeVentilated Disc
Rear Brake TypeDrum

Nissan Micra 2010-2012 XE Others

Country of AssemblyNo
Country of ManufactureNo
Warranty TimeNo
Warranty DistanceNo

Nissan Micra 2010-2012 XE Dimensions & Capacity

Wheel Base2450mm
Front Tread1470mm
Rear Tread1475mm
Cargo Volume251-litres
Tyre Size165/70 R14
Tyre TypeTubeless,Radial
Wheel Size14x5.5J
Alloy Wheel Size14 Inch
Seating Capacity5
No of Doors5

Nissan Micra 2010-2012 XE Comfort & Convenience

Power SteeringYes
Power Windows-FrontNo
Power Windows-RearNo
One Touch Operating Power WindowsNo
Automatic Climate ControlNo
Air Quality ControlNo
Remote Trunk OpenerNo
Remote Fuel Lid OpenerNo
Low Fuel Warning LightYes
Accessory Power OutletNo
Trunk LightNo
Vanity MirrorNo
Rear Reading LampNo
Rear Seat HeadrestYes
Rear Seat Centre Arm RestNo
Height Adjustable Front Seat BeltsNo
Cup Holders-FrontYes
Cup Holders-RearNo
Rear A/C VentsNo
Heated Seats - FrontNo
Heated Seats - RearNo
Massage SeatsNo
Memory Functions For SeatNo
Seat Lumbar SupportNo
Multi-function Steering WheelNo
Cruise ControlNo
Parking SensorsNo
Autonomous ParkingNo
Navigation SystemNo
Foldable Rear SeatNo
Smart EntryNo
Engine Start/Stop ButtonNo
Drive ModesNo
Glove Box CoolingNo
Bottle HolderNo
Voice ControlNo
Steering Wheel Gearshift PaddlesNo
USB ChargerNo
Steering Mounted TripmeterNo
Central Console ArmrestNo
Tailgate AjarNo
Gear Shift IndicatorNo
Rear CurtainNo
Luggage Hook & NetNo
Battery SaverNo
Lane Change IndicatorNo
Additional FeaturesNo

Nissan Micra 2010-2012 XE Interior Features

Air ConditionerYes
Adjustable Steering ColumnYes
Electronic Multi-TripmeterNo
Leather SeatsNo
Fabric UpholsteryYes
Leather Steering WheelNo
Glove CompartmentYes
Digital ClockYes
Outside Temperature DisplayNo
Cigarette LighterNo
Digital OdometerNo
Electric Adjustable SeatsNo
Folding Table in The RearNo
Driving Experience Control EcoNo
Height Adjustable Driving SeatNo
Dual Tone DashboardNo
Ventilated SeatsNo
Additional FeaturesNo

Nissan Micra 2010-2012 XE Exterior Features

Adjustable HeadlightsNo
Fog Lights - FrontNo
Fog Lights - RearNo
Power Adjustable Exterior Rear View MirrorNo
Manually Adjustable Ext. Rear View MirrorYes
Electric Folding Rear View MirrorNo
Heated Wing MirrorNo
Rain Sensing WiperNo
Rear Window WiperNo
Rear Window WasherNo
Rear Window DefoggerNo
Wheel CoversNo
Alloy WheelsNo
Power AntennaNo
Tinted GlassNo
Rear SpoilerNo
Removable/Convertible TopNo
Roof CarrierNo
Sun RoofNo
Moon RoofNo
Side StepperNo
Outside Rear View Mirror Turn IndicatorsNo
Intergrated AntennaNo
Chrome GrilleNo
Chrome GarnishNo
Smoke HeadlampsNo
Roof RailNo
Trunk OpenerNo
Additional FeaturesNo

Nissan Micra 2010-2012 XE Safety Features

Anti-Lock Braking SystemNo
Parking SensorsNo
Central LockingNo
Speed Sensing Auto Door LockNo
Impact Sensing Auto Door UnlockNo
Brake AssistNo
Power Door LocksNo
Child Safety LocksNo
Anti-Theft AlarmNo
Anti-Pinch Power WindowsNo
Driver AirbagYes
Passenger AirbagNo
Side Airbag-FrontNo
Side Airbag-RearNo
Knee AirbagsNo
Day & Night Rear View MirrorNo
Head-Up DisplayNo
Passenger Side Rear View MirrorYes
Xenon HeadlampsNo
Halogen HeadlampsYes
Rear Seat BeltsYes
Seat Belt WarningNo
Pretensioners & Force Limiter SeatbeltNo
Door Ajar WarningNo
Side Impact BeamsYes
Front Impact BeamsYes
Traction ControlNo
Adjustable SeatsYes
ISOFIX Child Seat MountsNo
KeyLess EntryNo
Tyre Pressure MonitorNo
Vehicle Stability Control SystemNo
Hill Descent ControlNo
Hill AssistNo
Engine ImmobilizerYes
Crash SensorNo
Blind Spot MonitorNo
Centrally Mounted Fuel TankYes
Engine Check WarningNo
Automatic HeadlampsNo
Clutch LockNo
Advance Safety FeaturesNo
Follow Me Home HeadlampsNo
Rear CameraNo
360 View CameraNo
Anti-Theft DeviceNo

Nissan Micra 2010-2012 XE Entertainment Features

Cassette PlayerNo
Cd PlayerNo
CD ChangerNo
DVD PlayerNo
Audio System Remote ControlNo
Speakers FrontNo
Speakers RearNo
Integrated 2DIN AudioNo
Bluetooth ConnectivityNo
USB & Auxiliary inputNo
Touch ScreenNo
Internal StorageNo
No of SpeakersNo
Rear Entertainment SystemNo
Additional FeaturesNo

Nissan Micra 2010-2012 XE Details

Nissan Micra 2010 2012 XE TransmissionManual
Nissan Micra 2010 2012 XE ExteriorRoof Antenna /n Body Colored Bumpers /n 14 Inch Steel Wheel /n
Nissan Micra 2010 2012 XE SteeringPower Assisted
Nissan Micra 2010 2012 XE TyresTubeless Tyres
Nissan Micra 2010 2012 XE Engine1.2-litre In-Line Petrol Engine
Nissan Micra 2010 2012 XE Comfort & ConveniencePower Steering /n Steering Tilt Adjustment /n
Nissan Micra 2010 2012 XE FuelPetrol
Nissan Micra 2010 2012 XE Brake SystemFront:Ventilated Disc , Rear:Drum
Nissan Micra 2010 2012 XE SafteyEngine Immobilizer /n Driver Airbag /n

Nissan Micra 2010 2012 XE Colours

Nissan Micra 2010-2012 is available in 2 different colours - Onyx Black, Storm White.

  • Storm White
    Storm White
  • Onyx Black
    Onyx Black

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