The 2017 Nissan Micra/March today was officially unveiled at the 2016 Paris Motor Show & thus has entered its fifth generation.
The Nissan Micra has evolved from the Nissan Sway Concept unveiled at the 2015 Geneva Motor Show and incorporates the company’s latest design language. The 2017 Micra measures 3,995 mm (+170 mm) in length, 1,742 mm (+77 mm) in width and 1,452 mm in height (-69 mm), and has a wheelbase of 2,525 mm (+75 mm).
V-motion grille, boomerang-shaped lights, floating roof, C-pillar integrated rear door handles and an extended roof-line converging at the spoiler form some of the key features. Ten exterior colors will be available, and additional exterior and interior customization options will result in 125 different variations of the car.
Noteworthy features of the 2017 Nissan Micra include 17-inch wheels, body color-coordinated interior, 5.0-inch screen for the instrument panel, new multi-function steering wheel, 7.0-inch full color infotainment system with satellite navigation and Apple CarPlay Smartphone integration compatibility and 6-speaker Bose Personal sound system.
The new Micra will be available with the 90 hp 0.9 Turbocharged 3 cylinder engine, 73 hp 1.0-litre naturally aspirated petrol engine and a 90 hp 1.5-litre turbocharged four-cylinder diesel engine. It comes equipped with Nissan’s Active Ride Control and Active Trace Control for reduced under-steer and sharper handling. These features are reportedly sourced from the Nissan Qashqai.
The 2017 Nissan March will be built at Renault’s plant in Flins, France, and go on sale in Europe from March 2017.
More on the 2016 Paris Motor Show to follow, stay tuned.
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