There is no doubt that Nissan is a renown brand in India today and if there is some one who should get the credit for it then its has to be Nissan Sunny. The brand was struggling in India with their only hatchback, Micra until; the tenth generation of Sunny came to rescue. The size and features of the car straightaway established it as a premium mid size sedan in India. Sunny contributes to the majority of sales figures of Nissan in India. Let’s know in detail how it does so.
Initially, Nissan only launched the petrol version of Sunny in India. The car was equipped with a 1.5L, 4-cylinder DOHC engine with a maximum power and torque output of 99bhp and 134Nm available at 6000rpm and 4000rpm respectively. This engine is available with a 5-speed manual gearbox. Now, recently, Nissan has also added CVT (automatic transmission) to the car’s line up.
Sunny is also available with an efficient 1.5L diesel engine. It’s a 4-cylindre, SOHC engine which generates a maximum power output of 85bhp at 3750rpm. The utmost torque output of this K9K engine is of 200Nm which is available at 2000rpm. This engine is only available with a five speed manual gearbox.
As per most of the Nissan Sunny reviews, the extreme space and luxury inside Sunny proved to be the two major advantages of the car. The petrol version of Sunny is available in three variants namely XE, XL and XV, only the XL variant is available with CVT.
Even the base model of Sunny comes with high end features like Driver side airbag, ABS with EBD and Brake assist and power steering. This surely gives Sunny an upper hand over its competitors. While the top model XV comes loaded with features like power windows, electrically adjustable and retractable ORVM’s, automatic climate control, rear a.c vents, 15 inches alloy wheels, remote keyless entry and integrated audio system.
The diesel version is also available in three variants but here the XL acts as the base model while XV and XV special editions are the two top variants. The XL features all the features of XE model (petrol) along with power windows, music system, electrically adjustable outside mirrors and rear a.c vents. The top model of the diesel version comes with extra features like reverse parking sensors; push button start and premium leather upholstery along with all the features of the XV variant.
The Nissan Sunny price bracket has been the most eye brow raising fact about the car. The base variant of the petrol version costs around INR 6.30lakhs while its top variant is priced at INR 8.19lakhs. The XL CVT variant will cost your around INR 8.64 lakhs.
The well equipped diesel variant, XL is priced at INR 8.48lakhs while the top variant will cost you around INR 9.86 lakhs. All the mentioned prices are ex-showroom, Delhi.