The approaching 2019 Nissan Kicks is the smallest crossover in company’s lineup. Moreover, it is also a least-expensive vehicle in this category. It is a small 2-row 5-passenger crossover SUV very popular among younger customers. Additionally, Nissan Kicks is a well-equipped and nice looking SUV with a fair price and it can perform some more urban tasks as well.
Kicks are touted as the new Nissan Juke. Now the Juke is gone, we can make some comparing. It seems like the Juke is more conventional with accents on interior space and features more than on driving capabilities.
2019 Nissan Kicks Comes with two-tone color schemes
The newly 2019 Nissan Kick is based on the Kicks design concept that is firstly presented in 2014 at the Sao Paulo Motor Show. This design is the product of collaboration between Nissan studios in San Diego and Brazil. Even that it is a small vehicle, Kicks possess good cargo capacity. The model will come with three trim levels. This includes the base S model, the middle SV and the top SR trim.
This 2019 Nissan Kicks is also coming in several two-tone color schemes, including a mixture of white, orange and red with the black roof. Furthermore, a combination of gray color and orange roof or blue with the white roof are also available.
Kicks will get a traditional V-Motion front grille, with both the headlights and taillights are in a famous Boomerang shape. Kick’s floating roof adds some visual height to the vehicle, mostly thanks to a blacked-out pillar. The C-pillars are now wider and with a black finish in order to help them blend in with the rear hatch. Wheels are 16-inch steel on the base model, while 17-inch aluminum wheels are optional on higher trims.
As for the measures the 2019 Nissan Kicks is 169.1 inches in length, 69.4 inches in width, and 62.3 inches in height. With this measures, Nissan Kick will be around 3.3 inches shorter than Rogue Sport model. Also, if compared it with model Juke the newest one Kick is 6.7 inches longer and 0.6 inches taller.
2019 Nissan Kicks Interior
If you step inside the new 2019 Nissan Kicks, you can find five passengers seats. Dashboard design is very interesting and steering wheel looks sporty. With some upgrades, you can get more premium touch like a leather steering wheel and shift knob. Seats are also from leather, with under seat heater ducts. With the middle equipped trims one can get a 7.0-inch color display.
Trims and Package
As we already said the 2019 Nissan Kick will be offered with three trims. The base model Kicks S will be equipped with automated emergency braking, a backup camera, Bluetooth and USB ports as standard. However, the SR and SV trims will be offered much more.
The Blind Spot Warning and Rear Cross Traffic Alert, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto smartphone support will be there with few airbags for safety. Also, there will be remote engine start in this year model.
With the SR Premium package, a 6-way adjustable driver’s seat and 4-way adjustable front passenger seat options. This package is coming with mighty 360-degree sound feature and 8 speakers. For the better tweaks, the Bose PersonalSpace Control feature will be responsible.
Safety features are high, with RearView monitor, Automatic Emergency Braking and Forward Collision Warning as optional. Move up to an SR model and you will get Intelligent Around View monitor which includes four cameras. The moving object detection will alert you if detects anything moving in your close surroundings. It will provide a bird’s-eye view around the vehicle.
This is mostly helpful while maneuvering in tight spaces. Seven airbags are coming as standard, but Blind Spot Warning and Rear Cross Traffic Alert are optional. The company does not forget the safety of the youngest one. The model will offer ISOFIX child restraint system. With this system, you will easily secure compatible child seats without the use of seat belts.
2019 Nissan Kicks Engine Specifications
The 2019 Nissan Kicks is coming with only one engine available, and this option may come as a surprise, knowing the jump in size. A 1.6-liter inline-4 is producing 125 HP and 115 lb-ft of torque. Furthermore, the Kicks is available with only automatic transmission and front-wheel drive.
Also, six-speed manual transmission and all-wheel drive aren’t available anymore in this year model. Thanks to a Xtronic CVT transmission, 2019 Nissan Kicks will have a better fuel economy than the previous Nissan Juke. It will come with combined fuel economy rating of 33 mpg.
2019 Nissan Kicks Price and Release Date
Nissan didn’t announce further information about the pricing of the upcoming Kicks, but it should cost the same as Juke, around $20,000.
The 2019 Nissan Kicks will “kick in” the car markets in the spring of 2019. If you are looking crossover with unique styling, spacious with advanced safety features at an affordable price this model will be an ideal choice. The compact crossover Kia Soul and Jeep Renegade will be main opponents.