Nissan Kicks

Nissan Kicks News in Malaysia

    • The new Nissan Kicks goes swinging in Japan with second-generation e-POWER

      Nissan has given its Kicks compact SUV a mid-life reboot that’s now gone on sale in Japan with the second-generation e-POWER system, marking another milestone in Nissan’s expansion of its electrified vehicle portfolio.Since it was launched in the Japanese market in June 2020, the Kicks has offered a powerful yet quiet driving experience thanks to its e-POWER electrified powertrain. The refresh now sees the second-generation e-POWER system that promises 5 percent greater power and 7 p


      Jul 22, 2022

    • First outside Japan, Nissan begins assembly of e-Power hybrid batteries in Thailand

      The assembly of Nissan’s e-Power battery has started at the Nissan Powertrain Thailand (NPT) plant in Samutprakarn province, making it the first e-Power battery assembly line outside of Japan.Isao Sekiguchi, president of Nissan Thailand added, “Thailand is a key market for Nissan in ASEAN, and under the Nissan NEXT transformation plan, Thailand has become the company’s Southeast Asian production hub. Following our investment in 2020 with the production of the Kicks e-Power for


      Jun 28, 2022

    • 2022 Nissan Kicks e-Power is heading to Malaysia, teased in ETCM ad

      If their Chinese New Year ad is anything to go by, Nissan in Malaysia will be gearing up for a busy year in 2022.Besides its exhilarating tempo, the Edaran Tan Chong Motor (ETCM) CNY ad fleetingly teases the 2022 Nissan Kicks, leading to the notion that Nissan’s new B-segment SUV should be coming soon.Although weve known for a while now that the Nissan Kicks was potentially coming to Malaysia, this is the first time Nissan themselves have dropped the hint.Also read: Potential X50 and HR-V


      Feb 3, 2022

    • Why it’s difficult for ETCM to offer the Nissan Note e-Power in Malaysia

      A couple of weeks ago, Edaran Tan Chong Motors (ETCM) loaned the previous E12-generation Nissan Note e-Power for review. Keep in mind that the loaner is less about the Note, and it was more about its e-Power hybrid system. After all, one cannot say no to an overall fuel economy of just 2.8-litres/100km, right?With such low fuel consumption figures, the Nissan Note e-Power comfortably undercuts the Honda City RS’ figures by a wide margin, so why isn’t Edaran Tan Chong Motors (ETCM) of


      Nov 28, 2021

    • Potential X50 and HR-V rival, 2021 Nissan Kicks e-Power delayed for Malaysia

      The 2021 Nissan Kicks e-Power couldve been the just the car to shake up Malaysias B-segment small-SUV market but alas, its arrival here has been delayed.According to sources familiar with Nissans product plans here, Edaran Tan Chong Malaysia (ETCM) will not launch anything else this year after the facelifted 2021 Nissan Navara that was introduced in April.Also read: Priced from RM 92k, new 2021 Nissan Navara NP300 (D23) is ready to truck up the competitionHow is the Kicks doing elsewhere?Thailan


      May 7, 2021

    • Chinese-spec 2021 Nissan Kicks facelift kicks it with 122 PS and mini X-Trail looks

      The Nissan Kicks has been on sale in numerous countries and in different iterations too. The Malaysian-bound Kicks would most likely be shared with the Thai-, Indo-, and Japanese-spec Kicks but India has a different version of the Kicks. Ditto the Chinese Kicks facelift which sports a slight redesign from the rest of the world.Based on these spyshots, the Chinese-spec Nissan Kicks will be getting a slight redesign and will be using a different engine to the Thai-assembled Kicks too. For this red

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      Feb 5, 2021

    • 2021 Nissan Kicks coming to Malaysia next year – This over the X50 and HR-V?

      When it comes to B-segment SUVs, two models immediately pop up, the Proton X50 and the Honda HR-V. But come next year, there would be another contender to vie for your attention, the 2021 Nissan Kicks.Indeed, other carmakers tried to persuade buyers with their versions of the B-segment SUV to mixed results. However, the Nissan Kicks might sound like an interesting choice even among the contemporary B-segment as a whole.What’s the kicker here?Were gonna fill up this article with kicking pun

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      Nov 28, 2020

    • Nissan Kicks ‘kicks’ Proton X50 in ASEAN NCAP rating

      Recently, we showed the safest cars as tested by ASEAN NCAP. Despite having some of the smartest driving aids in its class, the Proton X50 didn’t make it to the Top 10.Neither did the Nissan Kicks but here’s the kicker (no pun intended), it scored better than the X50!The Nissan Kicks scored the maximum 5-stars just like the X50 but its overall score was much higher than the X50 despite having 2 airbags as standard with 86.93 points. For comparison, the Malaysian crossover only got 84

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      Nov 3, 2020

    • Strong demand for 2020 Nissan Almera and Kicks, Thailand ramps up output

      Nissan Motor Thailand is on a hiring spree for factory workers. Riding on the back of strong demand for the all-new 2020 Nissan Almera and the Nissan Kicks, Nissan needs to add about 2,000 new hires at its production facilities in Samut Prakan, reports the Bangkok Post."The increased production comes on the heels of growing exports, in particular for the Nissan Kicks e-Power and Nissan Navara," said Ramesh Narasimhan, President of Nissan in Thailand. "Within Thailand, we also see


      Oct 12, 2020

    • Nissan Kicks e-Power launched in Indonesia; Malaysia in 2021?

      The Nissan Kicks e-Power is now Indonesia’s most affordable hybrid SUV at Rp 449 million (that’s RM 126,000). Like in Thailand and Singapore, the Nissan Kicks comes only in a hybrid option and features the full suite of ADAS.Unlike most hybrids, the Nissan Kicks e-Power is a series-hybrid that is primarily powered by the EM57 electric motor while the 1.2-litre 3-cylinder combustion engine serves as a generator for the batteries.Combined, the Kicks’ hybrid powertrain crunches ou


      Sep 3, 2020