Nissan Sunny Diesel Variant Launched

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Japanese carmaker Nissan launched the diesel variant of Sunny and expects it to capture the ever growing diesel car market in India

December 13, 2011: On Monday, the Japanese car maker Nissan launched its mid-size sedan Sunny with the diesel engine capable of delivering a decent mileage of 21.64kmpl. The sedan is available in two variants XL and XV, which carry the price tag of Rs. 7.98 lakh and Rs. 8.78 lakh respectively. Incarz has earlier revealed the specifications of the Nissan Sunny Diesel last week.

The company mulls that the new Nissan Sunny diesel would help it in conquering the ever growing diesel car market in India. “At a time, when the Indian market is witnessing an increase in demand for diesel cars, Sunny diesel with Nissan technology of high performance and fuel economy will be the right choice for our valued customers,” said Kiminobu Tokuyama (managing director and chief executive for Nissan Motor India), according to the sources.

Manufactured at the Nissan’ Chennai plant, Nissan Sunny diesel, features a five-speed manual transmission with K9K diesel engine. This K9k diesel engine is developed under the alliance of Renault-Nissan. The sedan also sports standard safety features including anti-lock braking system (ABS), brake assistant (BA), electronic brake-force distribution (EBD), airbags and engine immobiliser.

Earlier at the launch of the petrol variant of Nissan Sunny, the company had promised to launch Sunny’s diesel variant within the period of six months and has kept its promise by launching the diesel variant of Sunny.

  1. Nissan Sunny diesel in two avatars namely the Sunny Diesel XL and Sunny Diesel XV. Sunny Diesel XL is now available for Rs 7.98 lacs whereas Sunny Diesel XV is available for a price of 8.78 lacs.The new diesel version is run by a 1.5L, 4 cylinder diesel engine. Nissan Sunny diesel sedan offers best in class ARAI certified fuel economy of 21.64 kmpl. The car is the same born out of the same V platform. With a maximum power of 86 bhp and 3,750 rpm the car generates 200 Nm torque at 2,000 rpm.

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