They replace the 898cc three pot 90ps engine which has been used in the latest Micra
since its launch two years ago and join a 1.5-litre diesel which remains in the range as does a 71ps 1.0-litre petrol.
As well as delivering "More Micra
" than ever before, each new version offers improved powertrain refinement and response on all road surfaces and in all driving conditions.
A senior official of Nissan Oman said, "Improved abilities make the Micra
a suitable choice for all kinds of driving, including an invigorating power, with 1.5ltr engine and enhanced torque that can handle the diversity of all roads.
Owners can drive the Micra
, while saving fuel and reducing carbon footprint.
In the frontal crash test, the Nissan Micra
offered sufficient protection for the neck and head of the driver and passenger, but the chest protection was very poor.
Overall this was a surprisingly balanced car to drive and, in keeping with the Micra
of old, was truly economical, with a combined mpg readout of 88.3 with the start-stop system on.
The new Micra
costs from PS11,995 and the 12 model range tops out at PS18,765 - a quantum leap from the budget-buy image of the previous four generations of Nissan's alternative to the Ford Fiesta.
was tested under Euro NCAP's newest protocols and achieved the maximum possible five-star score.
The company said the Micra
TPS is the first Health Canada licenced product with miniaturized pacing technology.
Commenting on this, Guillaume Sicard, president, Nissan India Operations, said, "Nissan Micra
was the most exported car in June, and mwe are proud of our contribution to the country's economy.
"We are appealing for the driver of the Micra
to do the right thing and contact the police."
He acknowledged that improving the quality of the interior would be key to ensuring customers return to the next generation of Micra
. The new model is due in 2016 and, according to Mann, will indeed be much improved.