On September 29, Nissan Motor Company unveiled its all-new Micra (the March, in Japan) at the 2016 Paris Motor Show.
The new fifth-generation Micra was developed to compete in Europe, the worldâ€™s largest market for hatchbacks. It offers an impressive character line defining its long exterior as well as an eye-catching design.
The new Micra is lower, wider and roomier than its previous models. The exterior measures at 3,999 x 1,743 x 1,455mm (length x width x height) and the wheelbase is 2,525mm long. Compared with the current Micra, the new model is 174mm longer, 77mm wider, and 55mm lower and the wheelbase is 75mm longer.
From a safety perspective, the Micra features Nissan Intelligent Mobility which includes Intelligent Emergency Braking, Lane Departure Prevention and other advanced safety technology that are offered on top segment vehicles. Its downsized engine and advanced aerodynamic performance helps generate an efficient and agile ride.
Nissanâ€™s CEO Carlos Ghosn said, â€œThe fifth generation Micra will raise expectations for what a hatchback can, and should, deliver to its customers.â€
(Translated by Masayuki Shikata)