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Nissan: 2018 Nissan Kicks compress application car creates North American entrance during a Los Angeles Auto Show

  • New Nissan Kicks facilities singular style, personal technology, intelligent safety, fit powertrain and clever value positioning
  • Embodies Nissan Intelligent Mobility with customary Automatic Emergency Braking and accessible Intelligent Around View® Monitor
  • First new Nissan nameplate launched in final 8 years, Kicks joins best-selling Rogue and Rogue Sport CUVs in Nissan’s U.S. 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 1-10 during a Los Angeles Convention Center

LOS ANGELES – 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 lineup – that has gifted record sales in new years – when it hits Nissan U.S. dealerships in Jun 2018.

“As a gateway to Nissan’s adventure-ready sport-utility portfolio – fasten Rogue Sport, 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 facilities during an affordable cost starting good underneath $19,000,” pronounced Dan Mohnke, comparison clamp president, Sales Marketing and Operations, Nissan Division U.S., Nissan North America, Inc. Mohnke denounced a new Kicks during a media eventuality during a show.

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

The 2018 Kicks will be offering in a operation of 7 extraneous colors – and 5 two-tone combinations. Three of a two-tone tone schemes implement a black roof and resisting physique colors (white, orange or red). Also available: an orange roof with a gray body, or a white roof with a blue body.

“From a pristine visible standpoint on a street, Kicks is a loyal conduct turner, generally in a confidant two-tone tone combinations,” pronounced Mohnke. “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 tone arrangement housing a extensive infotainment complement with Apple CarPlay™ and Android Auto™ smartphone connectivity. For a ultimate audio experience, a Kicks SR Premium Package 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).

Every 2018 Kicks comes with a customary 1.6-liter 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. Aided by a well-spoken and fit Xtronic transmission, a Kicks is approaching to have a fuel economy rating 33 mpg combined. 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 Mohnke.

Safety, confidence and motorist preference facilities are clever points for a Nissan Kicks. Automatic Emergency Braking (AEB) is customary on all class levels, along with 7 atmosphere bags and RearView Monitor. Kicks SV and Kicks SR supplement Blind Spot Warning (BSW) and Rear Cross Traffic Alert.

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 Mohnke. “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 Los Angeles 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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Josh Clifton
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Nissan Car Communications
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1. Fuel economy formed on targeted 2018 EPA fuel economy estimates for 2018 Kicks FWD models – EPA information not accessible during time of publication. Anticipated fuel economy 33 mpg combined. Estimate formed on Nissan inner contrast results, theme to EPA confirmation. Actual mileage might change with pushing conditions – use for comparison only.
2. AutoPacific segmentation. Available feature. 2018 Kicks vs. latest in-market competitors in XSUV Compact Class. Based on manufacturers’ websites.