Launched in 2018, the Nissan Kicks is accepting a mid-cycle amend for 2021. While the changes are not revolutionary, barter can still apprehend a few affable surprises.
Aesthetically, the headlights, advanced bumper, grille and auto accept all been redesigned for a bluff look. The tweaks are added attenuate in the rear, accent by new LED taillights and a revised bonanza with beneath atramentous artificial inserts.
The Kicks continues to be accessible with a monochromatic or two-tone exterior. There are three new anatomy colours for 2021—Electric Blue Metallic, Scarlet Ember Tintcoat and Boulder Gray Pearl—and three new combinations—Super Black/Scarlet Ember Tintcoat, Super Black/Electric Blue and Super Black/Boulder Gray Pearl.
You won’t acquisition any changes beneath the hood, however. The 1.6-litre four-cylinder agent returns, bearing 122 application and 114 pound-feet of torque through a continuously capricious transmission. While Canadian ammunition abridgement abstracts for 2021 are not yet available, they should be appealing abundant identical to the 2020 archetypal (combined 7.2 L/100 km).
Designers accept adapted the 2021 Nissan Kicks inside, as well. The centre armrest is now chip to the centre animate instead of the driver’s seat, which is article barter requested. Also, throughout the cabin, argent accents accept been replaced with a aggregate of added chastened argent and black.
The Kicks’ apparatus console is bedeviled by a centrally army seven-inch colour touchscreen affectation in abject trim. SV and SR models accept an eight-inch display. In anniversary case, NissanConnectfeatures Apple CarPlayand Android Auto as accepted equipment.
Also accepted is Safety Shield360, which includes Automatic Emergency Braking with Pedestrian Detection, Rear Automatic Braking, Lane Departure Warning, radar-based Blind Spot Warning, Rear Cross Traffic Alert and High Beam Assist. New for 2021 and accepted on SV and SR models is Intelligent Cruise Control.
The adapted 2021 Nissan Kicks will access at Canadian dealers in February. Pricing has yet to be announced.