Yesterday, Nissan Ireland announced pricing and specification line-up for our game-changing all-new Nissan Micra which will start from €16,650 when it goes on sale in Ireland in April 2017.
Nissan tells us that all new Micra will be available with three engines at launch – two petrol: 0.9 litre turbo and 1.0 litre and a one 1.5 litre turbo-diesel engine and will come in 4 grade options: XE, SV, SV Premium and SVE. The range will start from €16,650 for the generously specified base 1.0 litre XE model and span up to €22,650 for the 1.5 litre diesel SVE version.
Nissan says that an increment of €1,000 will be charged for customers wishing to opt for the 0.9 litre turbo-petrol engine over the 1.0 litre naturally aspirated petrol and a further increment of €2,000 for the 1.5 litre diesel engine.
Standard specification in Micra ‘XE’ grade includes 15-inch steel wheels/covers, LED daytime running lights, electric door mirrors with integrated turn signals, electric front windows, rear spoiler, Hill Start Assist, trip computer with gear-shift indicator and outside temperature read-out, manual air conditioning, height-adjustable driver’s seat, rake/reach adjustable steering wheel, two-tone dashboard. Pricing for the XE grade starts at €16,650.
The next level ‘SV’ grade cars will start at €17,450 and this add 16-inch Alloy wheels, 7” display audio system, cruise control, chrome interior door handles and gear shift surround, SV black and grey cloth trim.
The third grade is the ‘SV Premium’ with pricing from from €19,450, which come with leather steering wheel, privacy glass, front fog lamps, LED ambient lighting, Auto air conditioning, rain sensors, Nissan Connect. SV Premium can be purchased.
Finally, the top spec SVE grade starts from €20,650 with a 0.9 petrol engine. It adds 17-inch alloy wheels, Nissan Intelligent Key with engine start button, rear view camera with rear parking sensors, BOSE Personal audio system with six speakers, Safety Pack, leather steering wheel and gearshift, 3 rear headrests and SVE black and grey cloth trim.
Nissan tells us that it is offering an optional extra BOSE Personal audio system, a world first for this type of sound system in a car. The BOSE Audio sound system in the new Micra will cost €500.
In addition, Nissan Ireland says that customers can make the all new Nissan Micra their own by choosing from 65 exterior and interior personalisation combinations. Interior personalisation options start from €400 and Exterior personalisation kits which include 17” alloy wheels as standard cost €1,000.