Nissan Micra – User’s Asked Questions

Nissan Micra FAQ
Nissan Micra FAQ

1. When did Nissan Micra launch?

Nissan India launched B-segment hatchback in July 2010 and then launched the facelifted version of the hatchback on July 03rd 2013 in Indian Market with a new CVT automatic gearbox. Recently, the car maker launched a limited edition of Micra as X-shift edition which is limited only to 750 units. In addition, Nissan has introduced a CVT gearbox equipped base variant of Micra called as XL CVT variant. Nissan has now launched 2017 version of the hatchback in India with some feature additions.

2. In which category Nissan Micra falls?

Nissan Micra falls in hatchback category. It is one of the best hatchbacks in the entry level segment.

3. The available colour options for Nissan Micra are?

Nissan Micra is available in six colours in India including Brick Red, Olive Green, Turquoise Blue, Storm White, Blade Silver and Onyx Black.

4. How many types of fuel units are available in Nissan Micra?

Nissan Micra is available with two fuels units – Petrol and diesel.

5. Is there an automatic transmission in Nissan Micra?

Yes, Nissan Micra is also available with automatic transmission in India. Nissan Micra XV variant is available with 5 speed CVT (Continuously variant transmission) automatic transmission.

6. What are the specifications of the engine equipped in Nissan Micra?

In Petrol Trim

Engine Type 1.2L, 3 Cy, 12V, DOHC
Engine Size 1198 cc
Max. Power [email protected] 6000rpm
Max. Torque [email protected] 4000rpm
Transmission 5 Speed Manual (MT)

In Petrol Trim (XV/XL CVT& X-shift edition)

Engine Type 1.2L, 3 Cy, 12V, DOHC
Engine Size 1198 cc
Max. Power [email protected] 6000rpm
Max. Torque [email protected] 4000rpm
Transmission 5 Speed Automatic (AT)

In Diesel Trim

Engine Type 1.5L, 4 Cylinder, 8V, SOHC
Engine Size 1461 cc
Max. Power 62.1bhp @  4000rpm
Max. Torque 160Nm @ 2000rpm
Transmission 5 Speed Manual (MT)

7. The exact price tags of its all variants are?

Nissan Micra Pricing (ex-showroom Delhi)
Petrol Variants: Price (INR)
Nissan Micra XL CVT Rs.  5,99,000
Nissan Micra XV CVT Rs.  6,95,000


Nissan Micra Pricing (ex-showroom Delhi)
Diesel Variants: Price (INR)
Nissan Micra XL Rs.  6,62,000
Nissan Micra XL comfort Rs.  7,23,000

8. What is the on-road price of Nissan Micra? 

Nissan Micra Pricing (on-road Delhi)
Petrol Variants: Price (INR)
Nissan Micra XL CVT Rs. 6,95,401
Nissan Micra XV CVT Rs. 8,07,200


Nissan Micra Pricing (on-road Delhi)
Diesel Variants: Price(INR)
Nissan Micra XL Rs.  7,50,240
Nissan Micra XL comfort Rs.  8,18,700

9. Can I get the width of tyres fixed in Nissan Micra?

Micra XE, XL, XL (O)
Front – 165/70 R14 (Tubeless)
Rear- 165/70 R14 (Tubeless)


Micra XV, XV P
Front – 175/60 R15 (Tubeless)
Rear- 175/60 R15 (Tubeless)

10. How high ground clearance Nissan Micra have?

It has 154mm (Petrol) & 150 (Diesel) of ground clearance.

11. What type of suspension system fixed in Nissan Micra?

Front: McPherson Strut
Rear: Torsion beam

12. Which general safety features Nissan Micra has?

As far as its safety is concerned, Nissan Micra comes loaded with dual front airbags (for driver and passenger) and new age active safety features such as Anti-lock Braking System (ABS) with Electrical Brake force Distribution (EBD) & Brake Assist (BA) to control the car at high speeds and prevent rollovers. It has halogen headlamps and fog lamps to enhance the visibility in night and bad weather conditions, reverse parking camera, engine immobilizer with alarm, speed sensing auto door locks, dual horn, door ajar warning and driver seat belt warning indicator.

13. What common & unique interior features Nissan Micra get?

The cabin is spacious and has good space for accommodating five passengers in it. It has a powerful and advanced 2DIN audio system with a USB interface along with Aux-in port, FM/AM, a remote control and four speakers and a roof antenna for FM Radio as well. This new facelifted hatchback series also has Bluetooth connectivity for the top end models, which allows the driver to pair the mobile phone to the music system and enjoy hands-free talking. Apart from that it comes with automatic A/c on top variants, power steering with audio control, front and rear power windows, remote keyless entry, anti-pinch function and auto anti dazzle room mirror with reverse camera display.

14. Seating capacity of Nissan Micra is?

It offers seating capacity for 5 passengers.

15. What is the boot capacity of Nissan Micra?

Nissan Micra has a boot capacity of 251 litres which is at par with the competition.

16. What is the top speed and acceleration of Nissan Micra?

Nissan Micra’s 1.2L petrol engine can achieve 0-100 km in just 15-16 seconds while offering 160 km/hr as top speed while the diesel mill is good enough to reach 100 km from a standstill in 14 seconds with the top speed of 150-160 km/hr.

17. Please tell the mileage figure of Nissan Micra – ARAI-certified, highway and city-road?

Engine type ARAI/Highway Kmpl City Kmpl
Nissan Micra (Diesel) 23.1 19.5
Nissan Micra AT (Petrol) 19.3 16.1

18. What is Nissan Micra’s estimated maintenance/ repair cost??

Nissan Micra Diesel Cars Maintenance Cost Details

Service KM Month Free/Paid Price(Rs.)
1 1000 1 Free 0
2 10000 6 Free 3565
3 20000 12 Paid 3935
4 30000 24 Paid 5265
5 40000 36 Paid 7485
6 50000 48 Paid 5265
7 60000 60 Paid 5635
8 70000 72 Paid 5265
                                6 years                            Total Cost  Rs. 36,315                 


Nissan Micra Petrol (Automatic) Cars Maintenance Cost Details

Service KM Month Free/Paid Price(Rs.)
1 1000 1 Free 0
2 10000 6 Free 1500
3 20000 12 Paid 1885
4 30000 24 Paid 3200
5 40000 36 Paid 5360
6 50000 48 Paid 3200
7 60000 60 Paid 3585
8 70000 72 Paid 3200
                                6 years                            Total Cost  Rs. 21,930                 

 19. In Indian car market, which are the main competitors of Nissan Micra?

Nissan Micra competes with Hyundai Grand i10, Ford Figo, Maruti Suzuki Swift and Tata Tiago in Indian car market.

20. In which terms, Nissan Micra is better than other same segment models?

Nissan Micra is very comfortable to ride and handles well thanks to light and responsive steering. It is adequate for the bumper to bumper city traffic but highway pacing is still a tough deal. On the other hand, it competitor Pulse is a bit disappointing on the handling and braking front, lacks an ABS, even in the top-variant. Overall, Micra ride good and delivers decent fuel economy and very low on maintenance.