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Nissan Micra 2012-2017 XL Optional

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Micra 2012-2017 XL Optional Overview

  • Mileage [upto]
    18.44 kmpl
  • Engine [upto]
    1198 cc
  • BHP
  • Transmission
  • Boot Space
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Micra 2012-2017 XL Optional Review

Nissan Motor Company, the passenger and sports car manufacturer from Japan has made its mark in Indian auto market with its flagship sedan and hatchback models. It tasted success with its premium hatchback model Nissan Micra in the country. Now this hatch gets mid life revival in the form of cosmetic upgrades, which indeed will help it to gain access to some more domestic markets. This 2013 version of Nissan Micra is made available with 1.2-litre petrol and 1.5-litre diesel engine option. While there are overall seven variants available in its series of which four variants are diesel powered trims, while the other three are powered with a petrol mill. The Nissan Micra XL Optional trim is the mid range petrol variant that comes at a very reasonable price tag. This mid range trim is available at a price of Rs. 5.42 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi), which is competitive. On the other hand, this mid range trim is made available with some exciting set of features inside, which makes you feel like you are in the top end trim. However, major changes have been made to the exteriors of this hatch, which completely changed its appearance. This facelift version will be competing with the likes of Volkswagen Polo, Chevrolet Sail, Maruti Swift among others in the premium hatchback segment.


This mid range version comes with a new look and completely different front fascia that will steal your heart in the first impression. Its brand new headlight cluster, sporty character bumper, new style radiator grille and new rear LED combination lights will bring a fresh new look to this hatch. Its front facade gets a new style headlight cluster and a bigger radiator grille. Its radiator grille accommodates stylish company logo, which is further complimented by a “V” Shaped chrome strip, which will bring a lot of premium cues to its front. On the bottom, it is fitted with a sporty new body colored bumper that hosts a large air dam with a chrome strip along side its border. Its bumper also gets a provision for installing chrome garnished fog lights. While the side profile of this mid range trim is offered with body colored door handles and rear view mirrors. The rear end of this hatch is equipped with a sporty new body colored bumper and a brand new LED tail lights. Its boot door is fitted with stylish company logo that compliments the entire rear view.


The interiors of this mid range hatch gets some sort of refinements, which makes it more attractive. Its interior cabin received a lot of chrome that gives a premium feel for all the occupants. Its inside door handles gets a chrome finish, while the parking brake also gets chrome indents. Apart from this, its speedometer got a chrome ring finish, which will give a wonderful feel for the passengers. On the other hand, its interior cabin section is offered with set of noticeable features include cup holders, bottle holders, adjustable front and rear head rest and so on . Its inside cabin is spacious and can accommodate at least five passengers, which is great. The company has built this mid range petrol trim with an impressive wheel base of 2450mm that created more roomy legroom space inside. The company also used premium fabric upholstery for covering the seats. Features like passenger side seat back pocket, passengers side vanity mirror, digital clock and luggage lamp has also been offered with this mid range trim, which is exciting.

Engine and Performance:

The facelifted version of Nissan Micra is offered in overall seven variants out of which, Nissan Micra XL Optional is the mid level trim. This variant is powered by a 1.2-litre, three cylinder petrol engine that has the displacing capacity of about 1198cc. This is a high performance engine that can churn out 74.48bhp at 6000rpm and generates a maximum 104Nm of torque output at 4000rpm, which is quite impressive. The power is derived from the engine through a manual transmission gearbox that transmits the power to the front wheels and returns a class leading mileage. The company claims that this premium hatch has the efficiency to return 18.44 Kmpl of superior mileage.

Braking and Handling:

This Nissan Micra facelift version gets the conventional braking system that provides full control over this hatch. The company has equipped its front wheel with a superior ventilated disc brakes while the rear wheels are equipped with a high performance drum braking mechanism. The combination of this ventilated disc and drum braking mechanism is further enhanced by an advanced anti lock braking system along with EBD and brake assist mechanism. Hence, you will be able to get a stress free and tension free driving experience. On the other hand, handling this premium hatch has just got better because of a very responsive electric power assisted rack and pinion steering system. Occupants inside this hatch will experience top class ride comforts as company has introduced this hatch with McPherson Strut front and Torsion beam rear suspension system.

Safety Features:

The Nissan Micra XL Optional trim is an ideal vehicle for all those individuals who look for a reasonably priced hatch without any compromise on its safety features. This mid range version gets some of the top quality safety features include SRS driver air bag, engine immobilizer system, ABS+EBD+BA, central locking system, dual horn, speed sensing auto door locks , headlight on warning indicator, follow me home headlights, driver seat belt warning indicator, door ajar warning indicator and lots more.

Comfort Features:

The 2013 version of Nissan Micra is probably one of the luxurious hatchbacks available in the segment. Its mid range version Nissan Micra XL optional is bestowed with with a list of exciting features that include manual air conditioner, power steering with tilt functions, power windows with driver side auto up and anti pinch function, 2-din audio system with AM/FM player, AUX-IN and USB support Bluetooth hands free function. This mid range version also got an exciting iKey with push button start. These features will certainly provides the best in class comfort to all the occupants inside it.

Pros: extremely good looking, features are better.
Cons: Price is little expensive, mileage can be improved.

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Key Specifications of Nissan Micra 2012-2017 XL Optional

ARAI Mileage18.44 kmpl
City Mileage15.22 kmpl
Fuel TypePetrol
Engine Displacement (cc)1198
Max Power (bhp@rpm)75bhp@6000rpm
Max Torque (nm@rpm)104Nm@4000rpm
Seating Capacity5
Boot Space (Litres)251
Fuel Tank Capacity41
Body TypeHatchback

Key Features of Nissan Micra 2012-2017 XL Optional

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

Nissan Micra 2012-2017 XL Optional Specifications

Engine and Transmission

Engine TypeIn Line Petrol Engine
Displacement (cc)1198
Max Power75bhp@6000rpm
Max Torque104Nm@4000rpm
No. of cylinder3
Valves Per Cylinder4
Valve ConfigurationDOHC
Bore X Stroke78 x 83.6 mm
Compression Ratio9.8:1
Turbo ChargerNo
Super ChargeNo
Gear Box5 Speed
Drive TypeFWD
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Fuel & Performance

Fuel TypePetrol
Mileage (ARAI)18.44
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
Acceleration15 Seconds
0-100kmph15 Seconds
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Dimensions & Capacity

Length (mm)3825
Width (mm)1665
Height (mm)1530
Boot Space (Litres)251
Seating Capacity5
Ground Clearance Unladen (mm)154
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 XL Optional 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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