Nissan: 2015 Nissan Micra Press Kit

Posted on 17. Jan, 2014 by in Nissan Canada

  • Low cost of tenure due to glorious fuel economy, low upkeep costs, and Japanese Quality, total with unmatched automobile value
  • Impressive agility, prominence and glorious branch radius
  • European impression and birthright polished and tailored for Canada with 60/40 separate behind seats and behind heating ducts
  • Unexpected reward underline calm with widely permitted Bluetooth®  Hands-Free Phone System and RearView Monitor

The Nissan Micra is returning to Canada. The all-new 2015 Micra goes on sale during Nissan’s Canadian dealers in Apr 2014 charity quality, European styling and astonishing comforts during a cost that’s certain to shake adult a entry-level segment.

As an entry-level vehicle, a pivotal creation charity by Micra can be summed adult in twin words: unbeatable value. Regardless of class level, Micra gives owners some-more than they’d expect: some-more value, some-more fun and some-more courtesy to detail. Smart wrapping ensures drivers can select a Micra that is right for them, with all they need and zero they don’t.

While truly a tellurian vehicle, sole in 160 countries around a world, a 2015 Micra has been tailored to accommodate Canadian customers’ needs. Micra is designed to interest to a sensibilities of Canadians, quite drivers in civic centres who will be drawn by a practicality, flexible handling, good prominence and European city-car styling.

Christian Meunier, President of Nissan Canada Inc. said, “The 2015 Nissan Micra is a ideal serve to a Nissan choice charity Canadians Euro-styling and good value with a Canadian twist. Life is easier when we possess a Micra. Car payments are reduction burdensome. Driving and parking in a city is easier. And a durability, peculiarity and trustworthiness yield assent of mind. Micra is Nissan’s value flagship, and will re-define a code in Canada.”

The front-wheel expostulate Micra S, SV and top-of-the-line SR are permitted with possibly a 5-speed primer transmission, or a 4-speed involuntary transmission. Each is versed with an modernized 1.6-litre DOHC 4-cylinder engine with twin fuel injection and Twin CVTC (Continuously Variable Timing Control). All Micra models underline considerable fuel economy, a gentle and assured ride, and a power-to-weight ratio that will be certain to yield fun behind a wheel.

Attractive Euro Styling, Inside and Out
Micra’s fluent and aerodynamic extraneous is complicated and bold, desirous by a European city automobile heritage. Up front, a 2015 Micra comforts a Nissan signature V grille and a eye-catching headlamp pattern and rebound roof accents, ensuring impression is customary apparatus on any trim level. Plenty of permitted reward pattern touches serve raise Micra’s on-road presence.

Micra’s visible styling is serve amplified by a SR’s black accented side mirrors and roof spoiler, chrome empty finisher, reduce side sills and a assertive wrap-around impression of a headlights with their dim phony housing. The reward 16″ machined amalgamate wheels supplement to a SR’s sporty character.

Aiming to emanate a same clarity of impression inside, Micra comforts chrome and silver-painted accents along with reward chair cloth panels on a SV and SR grades. The SR class also adds an accented and phony French join on a seats. The lurch and console have been designed with a motorist in mind, ensuring all audio and HVAC controls are easy to read, entrance and use. The vast gauges in a instrument row are transparent and bright, contributing to a interior’s clean, worldly look. As well, a vast colour shade of a permitted arrangement audio complement adds colourful fact to a cabin.

Underpinning a all-new Micra is Nissan’s V-Platform, now tested and proven on several million vehicles globally. By situating a wheels during a distant corners of a frame, a somewhat longer wheelbase optimizes doing and control. It also increases newcomer space, creation Micra surprisingly large on a inside and charity copiousness of legroom for all passengers. Large openings make it easy for occupants to enter and exit a vehicle, while a prolonged roofline ensures that front and behind passengers have plenty headroom.

Interior flexibility is serve protracted by a customary 60/40-split fold-down behind seats, formulating a load space that once again defies Micra’s extraneous distance – with plenty storage space for hockey gear, weekend getaways or trips to a supermarket.

The Micra has also been designed to surpass expectations where patron comfort is concerned. For example, a customary acoustic windshield reduces extraneous noise. Rear heating ducts (unique to a Canadian Micra) keep passengers comfortable in a harshest continue conditions.

Other pivotal interior comforts embody customary colourless cloth seating with 4-way tractable front bucket seats. A 6-way front driver’s chair with trustworthy arm rest is also permitted (SV, SR). Also customary are a AM/FM/CD/Aux-in audio complement with 4 speakers, non-static few front windshield wipers, a behind window wiper with washer, 12-volt energy outlet, front doorway pockets with bottle holders, twin front and behind cupholders, primer windows and locks, front seatback pockets and many some-more amenities.

The 2015 Micra will be permitted in 7 colourful colours: Red Alert, Metallic Blue, Brilliant Silver, Magnetic Grey, Super Black, Fresh Powder and Caspian Sea. For those who wish to maximize Micra’s personality, appendage impression packages will be available, adding side counterpart caps and reduce physique side decals in a accumulation of colours, as good as chrome doorway handles.

Confident and Agile
One object that sets a 2015 Micra detached is a agility. Micra is easy to expostulate and park, interjection to glorious all-round prominence and branch radius, electric energy steering and a energy to weight ratio that surprises. The permitted rearview guard creates Micra even easier to scheme and park in parsimonious spaces. As well, doing and float comfort will distant surpass expectations.

Micra offers a ideal change of considerable fuel economy and flexible performance, noticing that today’s entry-level buyers wish value over a squeeze price. Anchoring a front-wheel expostulate Micra is a DOHC 1.6-litre 4-cylinder engine rated during 109 horsepower @ 6,000 rpm and 107 lb-ft of torque @ 4,400 rpm.

The engine includes a operation of cutting-edge technologies, including a twin fuel injector complement that allows a wider injection of fuel (versus normal singular injector systems). The smaller nozzles broach a mist approximately 57 percent finer than a prior era singular injector design’s molecule distance to assistance grasp some-more finish combustion. The outcome is an boost in energy and softened fuel economy.

The compact, lightweight engine also utilizes a Twin Continuously Variable Timing Control (CVTC) complement mounted on intake and empty ports (versus required CVTC systems, that are mounted usually on a intake port) identical to a complement used on a flagship Nissan Maxima. Using a CVTC on a opening pier increases thermal efficiency, decreases transformation insurgency and offers an estimate 4 percent alleviation in fuel potency (over a prior engine design).

“Micra creates creation permitted to everybody charity an attractive, affordable pattern that’s fun to drive, easy to park with superb functionality interjection to a startling interior space,” combined Meunier.

Safety is standard
Micra is designed to not usually accommodate or surpass Canadian reserve regulations, though a high expectations of Canadian drivers as well. Micra’s customary reserve systems embody a Nissan Advanced Air Bag System (AABS) (includes front supplemental atmosphere bags, front seat-mounted side-impact supplemental atmosphere bags, roof-mounted screen side-impact supplemental atmosphere bags), Vehicle Dynamic Control (VDC) and Traction Control System (TCS).

Child seats can be safely cumulative regulating a Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children (LATCH) system. Braking is supposing by customary power-assisted front disc/rear drum brakes with customary Anti-lock Braking System (ABS) with Electronic Brake force Distribution (EBD) and Brake Assist.

Micra – Made for Canada
While Micra is a Japanese automobile that grew adult in Europe, a Canadian chronicle has been exclusively tailored for this country. Extensive contrast has been conducted in Canada to safeguard that Micra meets a singular hurdles of a roads and climate.

For example, highway contrast in Montreal resulted in a energy steering and cessation being fine-tuned for Canadian roads. When it came to adjustments to handling, a far-reaching operation of factors were deliberate – even a approach roads are crowned here in Canada. Front and behind lean bars were tuned and combined to tie handling, and a shelve and sail steering was serve practiced to urge a branch radius. As a result, Micra could good be Canada’s many flexible civic vehicle.

Other upgrades embody comforts ideal for Canadian winters including exhilarated outward behind mirrors and behind heater ducts to keep behind chair passengers warm. A redesign of a behind seats to emanate a 60/40-split dais safeguard hockey sticks can be simply ecstatic to a rink. In many countries 14 in. wheels are customary equipment, though a Canadian Micra comes with 15 or 16 in. wheels – sizes that are widely permitted as sleet tires.

This fourth era Micra is made during a Aguascalientes 1 plant in Mexico, eminent as a one of a world’s tip comforts for automobile quality.

Serious about Canada
“It’s really singular to offer a automobile in Canada that is not also charity in a United States and with Micra, Nissan will be a usually mainstream automotive code to move a high volume automobile privately for a Canadian market,” pronounced Meunier. “There has been endless support from a tellurian care group to make this happen, noticing a intensity of a Nissan code within Canada, and a significance of bringing cars that will ring with Canadian consumers.”

In fact, Micra is a pivotal post in fulfilling Nissan’s NP88 objectives for Canada: achieving 8% marketplace share and charity 150,000 vehicles by FY2016.

With Micra’s launch, a automobile will attract many new business to a Nissan brand, including a poignant apportionment of a race that prefers smaller, European impression vehicles. In particular, Micra will have clever interest to drivers in civic centres.

Value is an critical partial of a equation. “We design Micra will startle a market,” pronounced Meunier. “We’re charity Canadians a quality, trustworthiness and complicated reserve standards of a new Japanese vehicle, with an suddenly appealing starting price. We are going to enhance a entry-level shred with Micra.”

For Nissan Canada, Micra not usually represents a intensity for estimable incremental sales growth. The automobile will also redefine consumers’ notice of Nissan’s value proposition, sketch uninformed courtesy to a whole line-up. This creates a event to spin a multitude of first-time buyers into constant Nissan customers, interjection to a peculiarity they experience, ancillary Nissan’s long-term expansion goals in Canada.

Exceptional Value during Every Grade
The all-new Micra will be charity in S, SV and SR class levels, charity Canadians forlorn value and choice in an entry-level vehicle.

In serve to customary features, a Micra S with 4-speed involuntary delivery adds atmosphere conditioning, journey control with steering circle switches, as good as china accents on a change doorknob and steering wheel.

The SV includes outward mirrors that are exhilarated and body-coloured, as good as body-coloured extraneous doorway handles, a 6-way driver’s chair with trustworthy armrest, a cloth front doorway trim accent and a load cover. Most important though: Micra is a usually automobile during this cost indicate versed with a Bluetooth® Hands-free phone system. Other comforts embody energy windows, energy locks, remote keyless entrance and steering circle controls for audio and phone. Optional on a SV trim is a preference package that brings a USB input, an considerable arrangement audio complement able of displaying manuscript art and rearview camera system.

The top-of-the-line SR comforts Micra during a many expressive, with black embellished side perspective mirrors and a behind roof spoiler sporting a high mountain LED stop light. Other upgrades embody a competition front and behind headlights, side sills, front foglights with a chrome finish and a large 16-inch machined-black embellished amalgamate wheels.

Inside, a SR comes versed with a leather-wrapped steering circle and sporty seats with resisting French sewn stitching, divulgence an courtesy to fact that we wouldn’t design in an entry-level vehicle. Technology comforts embody a 4-speaker audio complement with a 4.3-inch colour display, a RearView Monitor, and a USB tie pier for iPods, smartphones or tablets.

Said Meunier, “Canadians will be astounded to learn that a automobile this good can be so affordable. Micra creates practicality fun, during an astonishing price. Owning a right automobile has never been easier.”

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