Tuesday, 20 September 2011

Nissan Sunny Launched at a price of Rs 5.78 Lac

Nissan Sunny Sedan
Nissan Sunny has launched its much awaited offering for the Indian market – Nissan Sunny.  Sunny will be available in three trim levels - the XE, XL and XV. The prices of all variants are as :

XE - Rs 5.78 lakh
XL - Rs 6.88 lakh
XV - Rs 7.68 lakh

Nissan Sunny though very much similar to Nissan Micra. Sunny is a C-Class sedan based on V-Platform. The front cabin of Sunny is 80% similar to Micra whereas the rear cabin feels all the difference. The rear cabin has two vents which at the first look appeals to be AC vents but actually these are not. These are just the Blowers which suck air from the front cabin and throw in the rear cabin. Something new and also saves cost , a must required for Indian market.

The Nissan Sunny sedan will offer stiff competition to the Hyundai Verna Fluidic, Ford Fiesta, Honda City, Maruti SX4 and Fiat Linea. Sunny will be produced at the company's production unit in Oragadam in Chennai.  It has some interesting internal and external features worthy of mention, though quite similar to Micra.  Interiors will be done up in beige with additional space both in passenger and drivers areas.  Generous boot space too will ensure luggage has a comfortable fit.

The Sunny has been on sale for 45 years and has sold over 16 million units to date. The 10th gen Sunny was first sold in China in December 2010 and has already become the market leader in its segment. It will eventually be sold in 170 countries, globally.

The 1.5 liter petrol engine will produce 99 bhp with 134 Nm torque.Nissan Sunny has already been launched in countries like China and US.  ARAI has placed Sunny 1.5 liter engine in 16.95 kmpl bracket, which is a decent number to go by. The car is sold in India with both 14-inch steel wheels and 15-inch alloy wheels. At 4.4 metres long, the Sunny is longer than some of its competition. It comes with ABS with EBD and driver airbag as standard on the XE and in addition with a passenger airbag on the XL and XV. Click here for all the  latest pictures of Nissan Sunny.


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