Japanese carmaker Nissan has unveiled its next-generation Sunny sedan. The Sunny is a worldwide mannequin for Nissan and is badged 'Versa' or 'Almera' in worldwide markets.
Constructed on the model’s up to date V platform that additionally underpins the international-spec Kicks SUV, the brand new Nissan Sunny attracts design inspiration from the Altima and Lannia sedans. On the entrance, it’s fitted with Nissan’s signature V-shaped entrance grille with thinner and extra angular headlights compared to the outgoing automotive. It additionally will get a brand new design for the alloy wheels, a bigger rear door and a floating roof design as seen on the Kicks.
The cabin of the brand new Sunny is sort of equivalent to the Kicks SUV. There's a big ‘floating’ touchscreen infotainment system within the centre console, beneath that are the HVAC controls. Additionally borrowed from the Kicks is the steering wheel and the soft-touch leather-based inserts on the dashboard. Larger variants – not less than the worldwide fashions – are anticipated to get a digital instrument cluster.
Nissan will launch the Sunny with the 124hp, 1.6-litre petrol engine that does responsibility within the international-spec Kicks. Transmission choices will embrace a 5-speed handbook and a CVT automated gearbox.
Nissan is but to make an announcement concerning the next-gen Sunny's launch in India. Nonetheless, if and when the mannequin does make it right here, it’s anticipated to get the choice of a diesel engine as effectively and can rival the Honda City, the Hyundai Verna, the Maruti Suzuki Ciaz and the Toyota Yaris. The present-gen Nissan Sunny continues to be on sale in India and is priced between Rs 6.99 lakh to Rs 9.94 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi).