2020 Nissan Micra Specs, Changes, Features & More
The Japanese house unveils two 1.0 petrol turbo engines, the new automatic transmission, a sports set-up, and the new NissanConnect.
2020 Nissan Micra Overview – More Powerful
The Nissan has unveiled numerous news regarding the 2020 Nissan Micra. The Japanese company now offers two 1.0-liter 3-cylinder turbo engines, one with 100 hp and one with 117 hp, which will add to the current aspirating 1.0-horsepower 1.0-liter diesel engine and the 1.5-liter 90-hp turbodiesel. The new motor IG-T 1.0 to 100 hp, coupled with a 5-speed manual transmission replaces the previous 0.9 90 hp and complies with the Euro 6d-Temp emission regulations. In addition to an increase of 10 bhp and 10 Nm of torque, with this engine, the Nissan promises a significant reduction in consumption, a faster response of the accelerator, quieter and fewer vibrations. All this thanks to some mechanical and technological innovations introduced during development, such as the forged steel crankshaft with a reduced diameter, a more refined cooling system that guarantees greater efficiency in the dissipation of heat, and a particular process to which they are the cylinders have been subjected, which reduces the friction of the pistons and favors a better overall yield of the engine.
The 1.0- cylinder turbo DIG-T 1.0 engine with 117 hp, combined with a 6-speed manual transmission, is not a modified variant of the 100 HP, but a completely different engine. Developed by the synergy Renault Nissan Mitsubishi, in collaboration with the Daimler, delivers 117 hp of power and 180 Nm of maximum torque at 1,750 rpm. According to the Japanese company, the small 3-cylinder allows the Nissan Micra to shoot from 0 to 100 km/h in 9.9 seconds, a second less than the 100 hp engine. The versions of the Nissan Micra equipped with the 117-horsepower 1.0-liter DIG-T engine will have a 1 cm lowered suspension, stiffer suspension, more precise steering and indicated for sporty driving, a chromed tailpipe, and 17-inch alloy wheels.
Starting from the month of February, the new Xtronic automatic transmission will debut on the Nissan Micra, coupled exclusively to the 100 HP IG-T 1.0 engine as an alternative to the 5-speed manual transmission. The Xtronic transmission is a continuously variable CVT, which guarantees great efficiency and good flow in engine delivery.
2020 Nissan Micra Interior & Equipment
Among the other innovations for 2019, Nissan unveils a new sports outfit available for the 2020 Nissan Micra. The N-Sport set-it is characterized by a series of external modifications that give it a more dynamic look compared to the standard versions: the carbon finishes on the alloy rims and the rearview mirror caps, the side moldings and the glossy black front bumpers, the front fog lights with lamps stand out. halogen lamps, tinted rear windows and the distinctive N-Sport logo in the rear.
The interiors are also more refined: the seats are in Alcantara mixed leather, there is the armrest for the driver’s seat, the air diffusers are white and the carpets are distinguished by their sporty design; in addition, the sky was made in black color. The N-Sport set-up also includes the rear-view camera and the iKey, which allows the car to be opened and the engine to be started without the key being inserted. The N-Sport set-up is available with the most powerful engine, the new 117-horsepower 1.0
2020 Nissan Micra Colors
Passion Red, Solid White, Echo Gray, and Enigma Black.
On the 2020 Nissan Micra, the Japanese company also makes available the new version of the NissanConnect multimedia system, associated with a 7-inch touchscreen display integrated into the central part of the dashboard. The system offers the ability to customize the home screen and set up shortcuts for the apps you use most often. Among the various features introduced with the new NissanConnect, stands the downloadable navigation app on the smartphone that allows you to plan a route and send it to the system remotely, even before taking a seat on the car.
The NissanConnect system is compatible with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto and includes the TomTom Premium Traffic service (free for five years) that provides traffic information. Also introduced the possibility to download maps in real time, as well as system software updates. Voice commands are available for calls, message reading and music management; 2D maps, thanks to the multitouch technology, can be zoomed or reduced, for a better experience in the use of navigation services. Moreover, with the “find my car” system you can record the position of the parked car and continue browsing on your smartphone.