Nissan will drive the Micra into Canada in a matter of few months. The car will officially be the cheapest car, on sale, in Canada, at CAD 9998 (Rs 5.68 lakh). At present the cheapest car in Canada is the 2014 Versa sedan which retails for CAD 11,898 (Rs 6.76 lakh).
The pricing announced is for the base variant and for the Canadian market the car will be sold in three trims S, SV and SR. The car will be get a four-cylinder 1.6-litre DOHC engine producing 109bhp mated to a CVT transmission in the base S and SV variants, however the top-of-the-line SR will be available with a choice of five-speed manual or the four-speed automatic gearbox.
Nissan has no plans to introduce the car in the US markets and has extensively tested and perfected it for the Canadian motorists. It features -heated outside mirrors and rear heated ducts (to warm-up rear backseat toes).
"At Nissan, we understand the need in Canada for small, urban-friendly cars that are fun to drive and express their driver's personality. With Micra, we're delivering a proven global vehicle at a very attractive price – it's going to make a huge impact on the market," said Christian Meunier, the President of Nissan Canada.
The introduction of the Micra in the Canadian market will add another feather to Nissan’s cap. The Micra is a global product selling in 160 countries worldwide.
Source: Nissan Canada