The new 2019 Nissan Kicks is a modern crossover that comes with few refreshments. It displays formidable features and built to suit the urban dwellers especially because it is front-wheel drive only. The entire design of the 2019 Nissan kicks is Brazil-inspired since the design process was led by the Company’s South American studios.
Its wide range of exterior colors and modern interior designs gives it an edge among its competitors. The model offers customers with increased capabilities and performance that are not available in other previous models.
2019 Nissan Kicks Elegant and Stylish Crossover
The exterior of 2019 Nissan Kicks clearly portrays the concept model. One of its prominent features is a floating roof with a unique design which makes it appear more elegant than the previous 2018 model. This roof enables it to avoid the awkward frog-like appearance of the Juke. Its front grille is made in form of strips with holes at the same time with the company’s logo in the middle. On the contour is a V-motion grille and LED headlamps with a boomerang style. These headlamps are completely new and built according to the latest technologies. The top lights are convex in shape and well-fitted behind the front bumper.
This front grille also protrudes to the front in order to protect the car from damage in minor collisions. At the bottom of the bumper is a chrome strip which is becoming popular among manufacturers. It has 16-inch aluminum alloy while the higher trim levels have 17-inch wheels. The dimensions of the car are; 169.09 inches long, 69.29 inches wide and 62.59 inches tall. The rear hatch opens tall enough to allow a 6-foot person access the cargo section without bending too low despite the small packaging design of the 2019 Nissan Kicks. Due to these features, the exterior appears more complex, streamlined and very attractive.
2019 Nissan Kicks Interior
The interior of 2019 Nissan Kicks is modern, well equipped and with elegant designs. The cabin features two-tone color designs with a light brown center console. The steering wheel and the seats are also light-brown which creates a fascinating color match and made of leather making them beautiful, comfortable and durable. There are five seats with one situated at the rear part of the car and all provide comfort for five adults. Despite its ample space, the 2019 Nissan Kicks is 3 inches smaller in comparison to the Rogue sport. The dashboard is fitted with a 7.0-inch color touchscreen and a modern infotainment system.
For safety purposes, they will be fitted with a pressure monitoring system, traction control, movement detectors, 360-degree camera system, surround view mirror and six-airbag system. They will also have a keyless ignition, heated seats, leather-wrapped interior components, an automatic climate control system and a base sound system.
Trims, safety and Tech Systems
The newest model Nissan Kicks comes equipped with three trims, This includes the S, SV and SR. The first one S or base standard model will offer few three USB ports, navigation, Bluetooth connectivity, automatic headlights. The 2-row/5-passenger crossover SUV will also offer active safety features that include forward-collision warning and automatic emergency braking.
The 2019 Nissan Kicks higher trim levels will also be available with a number of standard and optional features such as navigation, USB, and Bluetooth. If you choose middle equipment trim SV you will get features like a big 7-inch display, Apple CarPlay and also Android Auto compatibility and automatic climate control. In this model there included a blind-spot monitoring system.
The most equipment and top-range Kicks SR trims comes with many new features. Some of them are LED low-beam headlights, fog lamps, rear spoiler, and Nissan’s 360 around View birds-eye backup camera.
|Tires / Suspension / Brakes / Safety|
|Steering||rack and pinion, electric assistance|
|Front suspension||independent, Macpherson strut|
|Rear suspension||semi-independent, torsion beam|
|Front brakes||disc (ABS)|
|Rear brakes||drum (ABS)|
2019 Nissan Kicks Engine and Performance
The 2019 Nissan Kicks has a 1.6-liter four-cylinder engine. This engine will send power only to the front wheels through a continuously variable transmission. This transmission is standard among all trim levels. The engine provides 125 horsepower and 115 pound-feet of torque. According to Nissan, this engine is estimated to return 33 mpg while driving both on the highway and in the city.
This, therefore, means that the 2019 Nissan kicks will be a great fuel economy choice as compared to most of its competitors.
2019 Nissan Kicks MSRP and Release Date
The price of the 2019 Nissan Kicks is still unannounced. However, considering the prices of the 2018 model which ranged around $19,000, its price will be slightly higher. The release date is yet to be announced but predicted to be towards the end of 2018.
The new model will have many opponents on the market. Some of them are Kia Sportage, Ford Ecosport, Honda HR-V and others in this segment.