Nissan: 2018 Nissan Kicks Compact Crossover creates North American entrance during a Los Angeles Auto Show

Posted on 19. Dec, 2017 by in Nissan Canada

  • New Nissan Kicks facilities singular style, personal technology, intelligent safety, fit powertrain and clever value proposition
  • Embodies Nissan Intelligent Mobility with customary Automatic Emergency Braking with Forward Collision Warning (FCW) and accessible Intelligent Around View® Monitor1 versed with Moving Object Detection (MOD)
  • Kicks joins best-selling Rogue and Qashqai CUVs in Nissan’s Canadian showrooms in Jun 2018
  • All-new 2018 Nissan LEAF electric car and special Star Wars-themed tradition vehicles also on arrangement during a Los Angeles Auto Show – that runs Dec. 1st by 10th during a Los Angeles Convention Center

LOS ANGELES, CA/MISSISSAUGA, ONT. – The all-new 2018 Nissan Kicks, a newest entrance in a fast-growing affordable compress crossover market, done a North American entrance currently during a Los Angeles Auto Show. The confidant new Kicks becomes a sixth member of a Nissan crossover and SUV choice – that has gifted record sales in new years – when it hits Nissan Canada dealerships in Jun 2018.

“As a gateway to Nissan’s adventure-ready competition application choice – fasten Qashqai, Rogue, Murano, Pathfinder and Armada – Kicks is designed to fit a needs of singles or couples looking for fluent styling, personal technology, intelligent functionality and modernized reserve features,” pronounced Steve Rhind, executive of selling for Nissan Canada Inc.

The new 2018 Kicks combines tension and practicality by consistent confidant circle arch fenders and high crossover position with informed Nissan pattern signatures, including a V-Motion grille, rebound headlights and taillights and floating roof with a “wrap-around visor” look. Available extraneous facilities embody customary Intelligent Auto Headlights (I-AH), haze lights and accessible LED low lamp headlights with LED signature accents.

The 2018 Kicks will be offering in a operation of 5 extraneous colours – and 5 two-tone combinations. Three of a two-tone colour schemes implement a black roof and resisting physique colours (red, orange or white), along with one any orange roof/grey physique and white roof/blue body.

“From a pristine visible standpoint on a street, Kicks is a loyal conduct turner, generally in a confidant two-tone colour combinations,” pronounced Rhind. “Kicks is clearly tangible as partial of a Nissan CUV family, though has a vibrancy and temperament all a own.”

Inside, a Kicks story is one of peculiarity and unconventional pattern in a cabin full of a innovative facilities approaching by a tech-hungry aim audience. The interior promises plenty newcomer space in a back – notwithstanding a coupe-like roofline – as good as one of a largest bucket areas in a class.

Kicks’ elementary “Gliding Wing” dashboard pattern is dominated by a mainly mounted 7.0-inch full colour arrangement housing a extensive infotainment complement with accessible Apple CarPlay™ and Android Auto™ smartphone connectivity. For a ultimate audio experience, a Kicks SR includes a new class-exclusive2 Bose® Personal® Plus sound complement with a span of lightweight 2.5-inch Bose® UltraNearfield™ neodymium speakers located inside a Kicks’ driver’s chair headrest. Among a other on-board technology, Kicks facilities an accessible Intelligent Around View® Monitor (I-AVM) versed with Moving Object Detection (MOD).

Every 2018 Kicks comes with a customary 1.6-litre DOHC 16-valve 4-cylinder with Continuous Variable Valve Timing Control System (CVTCS). The engine is rated during 125 horsepower and 115 lb-ft of torque, total with a smooth, fuel-efficient Xtronic transmission. Kicks is offering in front-wheel expostulate only.

“With good belligerent clearance, a high eye point, electric energy steering and tiny branch radius, Kicks is a good messenger to navigate a city with,” total Rhind.

Safety, confidence and motorist preference facilities are clever points for Nissan Kicks. Automatic Emergency Braking (AEB) with Forward Collision Warning (FCW) are customary on all category levels, along with 7 atmosphere bags and RearView Monitor. Kicks SR adds Blind Spot Warning (BSW) and Rear Cross Traffic Alert (RCTA).

The 2018 Nissan Kicks will be offering in 3 well-equipped models – Kicks S, Kicks SV and Kicks SR.  

“Pricing for a 2018 Nissan Kicks will be announced closer to a on-sale date in open 2018, though we are awaiting to be among a many rival in a segment,” pronounced Rhind. “Kicks’ singular multiple of fluent design, glorious fuel economy, intelligent record and modernized reserve facilities adds adult to one thing – well-developed value.”

Along with a new 2018 Kicks, a Nissan arrangement during a automobile uncover facilities a all-new 2018 Nissan LEAF electric vehicle, along with 7 Star Wars-themed judgment vehicles total in jubilee of a brand’s ongoing partnership with Lucasfilm for Star Wars: The Last Jedi. The 2017 Los Angeles Auto Show takes place from Friday, Dec. 1 by Sunday, Dec. 10 during a Los Angeles Convention Center.

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About Nissan Canada Inc.
Nissan Canada Inc. (NCI) is a Canadian sales, selling and placement auxiliary of Nissan Motor Limited and Nissan North America, Inc. NCI directly employs 306 full-time staff opposite offices in Vancouver (BC), Mississauga (ON), and Kirkland (QC). There are 200 eccentric Nissan dealerships, including 45 that also act as Nissan Commercial Vehicles dealers, and 42 INFINITI retailers opposite Canada. A colonize in 0 glimmer mobility, Nissan done story with a introduction of a Nissan LEAF, a initial affordable, mass-market, pure-electric car and leader of countless general accolades including a prestigious 2011 European Car of a Year and World Car of a Year awards.

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Media contacts:

Didier Marsaud
Director, Corporate Communications
Nissan Canada
Telephone: 905-629-6400

Jenn McCarthy
Manager, Product Communications
Nissan Canada
Telephone: 416-559-6048


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2 AIAMC segmentation. Available feature. 2018 Kicks vs. latest in-market competitors in underling compress SUV class. Based on manufacturers’ websites.

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