Cooperation of Nissan and Renault will produce plenty of new vehicles. Also, some of the current will be updates, from both sides. One of the Nissan cars that will be revisited is Micra. It will be sportier, and price could be lower, according to announcement. Upcoming 2017 Nissan Micra will be produced in France which is going to lower its selling price, which could cause more interest into this vehicle. Launching is set for summer of 2016. From many changes, most notable will be made on spoilers, wheels and skirts. Also, there will be performance upgrade, since new powertrain options are being prepared.
2017 Nissan Micra redesign
Major changes come on styling end. Except new skirts and spoilers, there will be many minor changes and updates on bumpers, lights and mirrors. With 2017 Nissan Micra, new generation of the vehicle is to be started. It brings refreshed bumpers and LED lights. Also, fourth generation of the Micra brings different wheels. Vehicle is going to be more aerodynamic. In the cabin, all modern features will replace current and others are to be updated. Overall proportion is excellent, and even this is compact car, it is very comfortable. Adjustable seats and air conditioning boost it, while many air bags provide better safety.
2017 Nissan Micra engine
Under the hood of the 2017 Nissan Micra is 1.6-l FlexFuel engine, but this is not confirmed yet. Rumors then say it can produce around 110 hp. Other options are still unavailable. Since this compact car is going to use more lightweight materials for its building, expect great fuel economy. Last model had 32 mpg rate in city and 42 mpg on highway. According to some leaked information, Nissan and Renault are aiming for 35/45 mpg rate for upcoming 2017 Micra. Engine with 4 cylinders is mated to a 4-speed automatic gearbox, which transforms power and 110 lb-ft of torque to front wheels.
2017 Nissan Micra price and competition
When it arrives, somewhere around summer Olympics in 2016 in Brazil, 2017 Nissan Micra will be available for around $12.000. With more upgrades, it costs slightly higher, but not too much. However, raise shouldn’t be too big, since competition is tough in Toyota Yaris, Kia Rio and Chevy Spark.