Mississauga, Ont. – Nissan recently announced a $17,998 CAD Canadian starting price for the all-new 2018 Nissan Kicks, which goes on sale in June at Nissan dealerships nationwide. The newest entry in the fast-growing affordable compact crossover market, the bold new Kicks becomes the sixth member of the Nissan crossover and SUV line-up – which has experienced record sales in recent years.
“The new Kicks is designed to fit the needs of singles or couples looking for expressive styling, personal technology, smart functionality and advanced safety features at an affordable price starting under $18,000 CAD,” said Scott Pak, senior manager, product planning, Nissan Canada, Inc.
The 2018 Nissan Kicks will be offered in three well-equipped front-wheel drive models – Kicks S, Kicks SV and Kicks SR. Each is equipped with a standard 1.6-litre DOHC 16-valve 4-cylinder with Continuous Variable Valve Timing Control System (CVTCS). The engine delivers 125 horsepower and 115 lb-ft of torque. Combined with a smooth, fuel-efficient Xtronic transmission, highway fuel economy3 is rated at 6.6 litre/100km. Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Prices (MSRP)2 for the 2018 Nissan Kicks: Kicks S FWD $17,998, Kicks SV FWD $20,898, Kicks SR FWD $22,798. Freight & PDI $1,795
Inside, the Kicks offers a futuristic design in a cabin full of the innovative features expected by its tech-hungry target audience. The interior provides ample passenger space in the rear, as well as one of the largest load areas in its class4.
Kick’s simple “Gliding Wing” dashboard design is dominated by a centrally mounted 7.0-inch full colour display housing a comprehensive infotainment system with available Apple CarPlay™ and Android Auto™ smartphone connectivity. For the ultimate audio experience, the Kicks SR grade includes the new class-exclusive5 Bose® Personal® Plus sound system with a pair of lightweight 2.5-inch Bose® UltraNearfield™ neodymium speakers located inside the Kicks’ driver’s seat headrest. Among the other on-board technology, Kicks features an available Intelligent Around View® Monitor (I-AVM).
Safety, security and driver convenience features are strong points for Nissan Kicks. Intelligent Emergency Braking (IEB) 1 is standard on all grade levels, along with seven air bags and RearView Monitor. Kicks SR adds Blind Spot Warning (BSW) and Rear Cross Traffic Alert.
“We’re making Intelligent Emergency Braking standard across all grades of our best-selling models, including Rogue, Qashqai and now Kicks. It’s part of our comprehensive vision for helping reduce fatalities known as Nissan Intelligent Mobility,” said Scott Pak.
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