Nissan: Nissan Kicks crossover creates a inhabitant entrance in Montreal, while LEAF business take partial in divulgence a 2018 Nissan LEAF during a Montreal automobile show

Posted on 27. Jan, 2018 by in Nissan Canada

The 2018 Nissan LEAF done a inhabitant entrance during a Montreal International Auto Show, presented by 5 stream Nissan LEAF business and a boss of Nissan Canada Inc. Pictured from left-to-right: Stéphane Tremblay, Patrice Lacombe, Benoit Finley, Martin Landry, Joni Paiva (President of Nissan Canada), Clément (Patrice Lacombe’s son) and Mario Gallant.

Montreal, QC/Mississauga, Ont. – The Nissan counter on press day during a Montreal International Auto Show saw Canadian debuts for dual all-new products – a Nissan Kicks compress crossover, and a Nissan LEAF fully-electric vehicle.

The inhabitant entrance of a Nissan LEAF also signifies a new electric vehicle’s approaching attainment to Canadian dealerships in February. In Nov of 2016, Nissan launched a pre-sale module for a 2018 Nissan LEAF, a latest itineration of a world’s initial mass-market electric vehicle, that now offers 242 kilometres1 of operation and modernized record facilities including e-Pedal and ProPILOT Assist. Since a launch of a pre-sale program, over one thousand Canadians have put a deposition down on a 2018 Nissan LEAF, but saying or pushing it.

Unlike press conferences of years past, a boss of a company, Joni Paiva, wasn’t a usually chairman on a stage. Paiva was assimilated by 8 stream Nissan LEAF business who pulled a cover off a 2018 Nissan LEAF – all of whom are pre-registered to possess a 2018 Nissan LEAF.

“Thousands of LEAF business around a universe have supposing feedback on a electric car tenure experience, and this has been factored in to a 2018 LEAF,” says Joni Paiva, boss of Nissan Canada Inc. “We are beholden to these business for being with us today, and to all Nissan EV business who rivet with us. Their discernment allows us to broach on providing a facilities EV owners need, and helps accelerate a position as a tellurian EV sales leader.”

Continuing a prolonged tradition of inhabitant debuts during a Montreal International Auto Show, Nissan suggested an all-new car for a North American marketplace – a Nissan Kicks crossover, that goes on sale in Jun of this year. The Kicks joins Nissan’s renouned crossover lineup, including a Nissan Rogue, that was a top-selling car in a operation of Quebec in 2017.

“The Nissan Kicks and Nissan LEAF are right during home in a operation of Quebec, where fun, careful vehicles abound, pushing alongside a rising permeation of electric vehicles,” says Paiva. “While vastly opposite during initial glance, a Kicks and LEAF are connected by Nissan’s idea to grasp dual things: 0 emissions, and 0 fatalities. How we grasp that is a tellurian devise called Nissan Intelligent Mobility.”

The Nissan Kicks crossover done a inhabitant entrance during a Montreal International Auto Show.

The Nissan Kicks embodies Nissan Intelligent Mobility with customary Automatic Emergency Braking with Forward Collision Warning (FCW) and available, class-leading Intelligent Around View® Monitor 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.

The Kicks story is one of peculiarity and unconventional pattern in a cabin full of a innovative facilities approaching by a tech-hungry aim audience, including Apple CarPlay, Android Auto and an available, exclusive2 Bose® Personal® Plus sound system. 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.

As a flagship for Nissan Intelligent Mobility, The Nissan LEAF’s new lithium-ion battery container delivers an estimated operation of 242 kilometres1, and a new e-powertrain delivers an exhilarating, linear pushing opening with a energy outlay of 147 horsepower, 40 per cent some-more than a previous-generation LEAF. Torque has been increasing 26 per cent to 236 lb-ft, ensuing in softened acceleration.

The all-new 2018 Nissan LEAF sets a new customary in a flourishing marketplace for mainstream electric vehicles – charity larger range, modernized technologies such as ProPILOT Assist and e-Pedal, and a energetic new design. Nissan LEAF continues to be a best-selling 100 per cent electric car a world.

“We strongly trust that a all-new Nissan LEAF will be a good success here in Quebec. The operation is indeed a pivotal marketplace for Nissan. Last year, we saw a sale boost of 23.2 per cent, and a Rogue was a series one competition application car choice of Quebecers in 2017, an fulfilment that we are intensely unapproachable of. With a further of a Nissan Kicks and Nissan LEAF to a existent immeasurable lineup, not to discuss a joining and integrity of a 43 dealers in Quebec, 2018 is looking good,” resolved Paiva.

The Nissan Rogue – Midnight Edition – best-selling SUV in 2017.

To review some-more about a Nissan Kicks, revisit a Nissan Canada media site:

Nissan Kicks
Nissan LEAF

1 Fuel expenditure ratings are estimates formed on Natural Resources Canada (NRCan)’s fuel expenditure criteria and contrast methods for 2018 indication year vehicles.
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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