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Nissan Micra 2012-2017 Diesel XL

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Micra 2012-2017 Diesel XL Overview

  • Mileage [upto]
    23.08 kmpl
  • Engine [upto]
    1461 cc
  • BHP
  • Transmission
  • Boot Space
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Micra 2012-2017 Diesel XL Review

In order to meet growing customers' demand for hatchbacks, Nissan India came out with its Micra hatchback in 10 variants with a huge bundle of features. This vehicle is available in petrol as well as diesel engine options. Talking about its Nissan Micra Diesel XL trim, it has good looking exteriors, including small grille, stunning headlights and body colored door handles. This model has a minimum turning radius of 4.65 meters, wheelbase of 2450mm and ground clearance of 150mm. Inside, it also gets a enticed environment with Greige theme, sporty dashboard and good quality of upholstery. The manufacturer bestows a comfortable journey for its occupants with air conditioner, heater, tachometer and remote keyless entry. This model provides truly impressive safety while traveling with driver airbags, speed sensing automatic door locking facility and dual horn. Mechanically, it includes a 1462cc diesel engine under its hood along with a total of four cylinders and makes torque of 160Nm. This mill comes with a turbocharger and can be compressed in the ratio of 17:9:1. This hatchback competes against the likes of the Chevrolet Beat, Maruti Swift, Volkswagen Polo, Fiat Punto and Ford Figo. The company offers 2 years or 50000 Kilometers (time or distance, whichever comes earlier) basic warranty on this runabout. You can also increase the same by taking an extended warranty program from its authorized dealer.


It is designed with a Black painted air dam and grille that has Nissan emblem in the centre and is flanked by an aggressive pair of adjustable headlights. Its door handles, bumpers and external mirrors are available in overall shade. The side profile gets a set of 14 inch steel wheels that are mated to full wheel caps and are further covered in 165/70 R14 tubeless radials. At the rear, this car has LED combination of tail lamps and sporty boot lid, which comprises of a spare wheel beneath it.


Based on a Greige shade, this hatchback looks pretty good with sophisticated center console, stylish dashboard and instrument panel along with several warnings and notifications. Its steering wheel has a tilt adjusting function and the seats get finest fabric material. However, the door handles are finished by chrome. Besides these, it includes passenger side vanity mirror, digital clock, 12 Volt power accessory socket, and adjustable front as well as rear seat headrests. Its rear seat can be folded down in context of offering more than 251-litres of volume within the boot compartment.

Engine and Performance:

This model comprises of a 1.5-litre diesel engine which churns out power of 63.1bhp at 4000rpm and torque of 160Nm at 2000rpm. It incorporates SOHC valve configuration with eight valves and is paired to a 5-speed manual transmission. Its fuel tank capacity stands at 41-litres. This variant returns an appreciable mileage figure of about 19.5 Kmpl in traffic, while 23.08 Kmpl on the highway. In 14 seconds, it can touch 100 Kmph from standstill and then, confers a top speed of 160 Kmph.

Braking and Handling:

Braking is taken care by a pair ventilated discs at the front, while drum brakes are fitted at the rear. This braking combination is truly enough in taking care of its wheels very smartly by making a balanced temperature for all plates. On the other hand, its front axle is mated to McPherson struts and the rear gets torsion beam that enables the car to tackle rough tarmac.

Comfort Features:

This variant is available in the market with a power steering, manual AC, heater, drive computer, front power window, where driver side has auto up and anti pinch functions. Remote keyless entry is there to lock and unlock the doors without moving your body. Apart from this, there is a low fuel warning light in order to warn you when the amount of fuel becomes low. This vehicle has cup holders at its front and rear as well, while bottle holder comes only in the front door. Moreover, it gets front speakers, cigarette lighter, digital odometer to show you the exact distance covered by your vehicle. This runabout doesn’t have a roomy cabin comparatively, it is enough in offering a comfortable seating for 5 occupants.

Safety Features:

The company believes in providing the best security to its passengers as this hatchback includes central door locking in order to lock and unlock all its doors at the same instant. Besides these, it incorporates an engine immobilizer that restricts any unauthorized person to access the car. There is a speed sensing door locking facility, which automatically locks its doors when this model reaches at a certain speed. Moreover, it has follow me home lamps, dual horn, driver airbag and warning indicators regarding door ajar, headlight on, key remove and driver seat belt. Furthermore, this hatchback is available with side as well as front impact beam, adjustable seats, crash sensor, centrally mounted fuel tank, halogen headlamps and child safety rear door locks.


1. Exterior is decent.

2. Fuel efficiency is quite good.


1. Ground clearance could have been better.

2. A few more features can be added inside.

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Key Specifications of Nissan Micra 2012-2017 Diesel XL

ARAI Mileage23.08 kmpl
City Mileage19.5 kmpl
Fuel TypeDiesel
Engine Displacement (cc)1461
Max Power (bhp@rpm)63.1bhp@4000rpm
Max Torque (nm@rpm)160Nm@2000rpm
Seating Capacity5
Boot Space (Litres)251
Fuel Tank Capacity41
Body TypeHatchback

Key Features of Nissan Micra 2012-2017 Diesel XL

Multi-function Steering WheelNo
Power Adjustable Exterior Rear View MirrorNo
Touch ScreenNo
Automatic Climate ControlNo
Engine Start Stop ButtonNo
Anti Lock Braking SystemNo
Alloy WheelsNo
Fog Lights - FrontNo
Fog Lights - RearNo
Power Windows RearNo
Power Windows FrontYes
Wheel CoversYes
Passenger AirbagNo
Driver AirbagYes
Power SteeringYes
Air ConditionerYes

Nissan Micra 2012-2017 Diesel XL Specifications

Engine and Transmission

Engine TypeIn-Line Diesel Engine
Displacement (cc)1461
Max Power63.1bhp@4000rpm
Max Torque160Nm@2000rpm
No. of cylinder4
Valves Per Cylinder2
Valve ConfigurationSOHC
Bore X Stroke76 x 80.5 mm
Compression Ratio17.9:1
Turbo ChargerYes
Super ChargeNo
Gear Box5 Speed
Drive TypeFWD
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Fuel & Performance

Fuel TypeDiesel
Mileage (ARAI)23.08
Fuel Tank Capacity (Litres)41
Emission Norm ComplianceBS IV
Top Speed (Kmph)160
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Suspension, Steering & Brakes

Front SuspensionMacPherson Strut
Rear SuspensionTorsion Beam
Steering TypePower
Steering ColumnTilt
Steering Gear TypeRack & Pinion
Turning Radius (Metres)4.65 meters
Front Brake TypeVentilated Disc
Rear Brake TypeDrum
Acceleration14 Seconds
0-100kmph14 Seconds
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Dimensions & Capacity

Length (mm)3825
Width (mm)1665
Height (mm)1525
Boot Space (Litres)251
Seating Capacity5
Ground Clearance Unladen (mm)150
Wheel Base (mm)2450
No of Doors5
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Comfort & Convenience

Power Steering
Power Windows-Front
Power Windows-Rear
Air Conditioner
Adjustable Steering
Automatic Climate Control
Air Quality Control
Remote Trunk Opener
Remote Fuel Lid Opener
Low Fuel Warning Light
Accessory Power Outlet
Trunk Light
Vanity Mirror
Rear Reading Lamp
Rear Seat Headrest
Rear Seat Centre Arm Rest
Height Adjustable Front Seat Belts
Cup Holders-Front
Cup Holders-Rear
Rear AC Vents
Heated Seats Front
Heated Seats - Rear
Seat Lumbar Support
Cruise Control
Parking Sensors
Navigation System
Foldable Rear Seat
Smart Access Card Entry
KeyLess Entry
Engine Start/Stop Button
Glove Box Cooling
Voice Control
Steering Wheel Gearshift Paddles
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Electronic Multi-Tripmeter
Leather Seats
Fabric Upholstery
Leather Steering Wheel
Glove Compartment
Digital Clock
Outside Temperature Display
Cigarette Lighter
Digital Odometer
Electric Adjustable Seats
Driving Experience Control Eco
Folding Table in The Rear
Height Adjustable Driver Seat
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Adjustable Headlights
Fog Lights - Front
Fog Lights - Rear
Power Adjustable Exterior Rear View Mirror
Manually Adjustable Ext. Rear View Mirror
Electric Folding Rear View Mirror
Rain Sensing Wiper
Rear Window Wiper
Rear Window Washer
Rear Window Defogger
Wheel Covers
Alloy Wheels
Power Antenna
Tinted Glass
Rear Spoiler
Removable/Convertible Top
Roof Carrier
Sun Roof
Moon Roof
Side Stepper
Outside Rear View Mirror Turn Indicators
Intergrated Antenna
Chrome Grille
Chrome Garnish
Smoke Headlamps
Roof Rail
Tyre Size165/70 R14
Tyre TypeTubeless,Radial
Wheel Size14
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Anti-Lock Braking System
Brake Assist
Central Locking
Power Door Locks
Child Safety Locks
Anti-Theft Alarm
Driver Airbag
Passenger Airbag
Side Airbag-Front
Side Airbag-Rear
Day & Night Rear View Mirror
Passenger Side Rear View Mirror
Xenon Headlamps
Rear Seat Belts
Seat Belt Warning
Door Ajar Warning
Side Impact Beams
Front Impact Beams
Traction Control
Adjustable Seats
Tyre Pressure Monitor
Vehicle Stability Control System
Engine Immobilizer
Crash Sensor
Centrally Mounted Fuel Tank
Engine Check Warning
Automatic Headlamps
Clutch Lock
Follow Me Home Headlamps
Rear Camera
Anti-Theft Device
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Entertainment & Communication

Cd Player
CD Changer
DVD Player
Audio System Remote Control
Speakers Front
Speakers Rear
Integrated 2DIN Audio
USB & Auxiliary input
Bluetooth Connectivity
Touch Screen
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Nissan Micra 2012-2017 Diesel XL Colours

Nissan Micra 2012-2017 is available in 6 different colours - Sunshine Orange, Onyx Black, Blade Silver, Brick Red, Storm White and Turquoise Blue.

  • Brick Red
    Brick Red
  • Blade Silver
    Blade Silver
  • Storm White
    Storm White
  • Onyx Black
    Onyx Black
  • Turquoise Blue
    Turquoise Blue

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