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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

CY Foong

CY Foong

Nov 3, 2020

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

CY Foong

CY Foong

Feb 5, 2021

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

Jerrica

Jerrica

Sep 3, 2020

Cukup bagus untuk Jepun? Nissan Kicks buatan Thai dilancarkan di Jepun

Nissan Kicks e-Power 2020 serba baru akan mula dijual di Jepun bermula dari 30 Jun. SUV kompak baharu ini akan diekspot ke Jepun dari Thailand.Nissan Kicks baharu telah membuat debut globalnya di Thailand bulan lepas. Pelancarannya di Thailand menandakan kali pertama powertrain pacuan elektrik hibrid e-Power oleh Nissan dijual luar daripada negara asalnya iaitu Jepun.Ini bukanlah kali pertama Nissan mengimpot kereta dari Thailand ke Jepun. Mereka juga pernah mengimpot Nissan Almera dan Nissan Ma

Mersita

Mersita

Jun 26, 2020

Good enough for Japan? Thailand-made Nissan Kicks launched in Japan

The brand-new 2020 Nissan Kicks e-Power will kick off sales in Nissan’s home country of Japan from June 30th onwards. The new compact SUV will be exported to Japan from Thailand. The new Nissan Kicks made its global debut in Thailand just last month. Its arrival in Thailand marked the first time Nissan’s e-Power hybrid electric drive powertrain was sold outside of Japan.This is not the first time that Nissan is importing cars from Thailand to Japan. They have previously imported

Jerrica

Jerrica

Jun 25, 2020

Production ready Nissan Kicks e-Power spotted in Thailand - coming soon to Malaysia?

Photo from various social media posts.Nissan KicksWe were talking about the Nissan Kicks e-Power last week and how Nissan Thailand had to delay the launch due to Covid-19, but these recent photos of a few production-ready Nissan Kicks e-Power has been spotted at Thailand.Photo from various social media posts.Originally, the Nissan Kicks e-Power launch was rescheduled to be launched regionally in Thailand in the latter part of 2020, but Nissan Thailand has been doing an ongoing online campaign pr

Zamil Syaheer

Zamil Syaheer

Apr 9, 2020

Nissan Kicks e-Power dilancarkan di Indonesia. Bakal hadir ke Malaysia tahun 2021?

Nissan KicksNissan Kicks e-Power adalah sebuah SUV segmen B dari Nissan. Membezakan Nissan e-Kicks ini adalah varian hibrid dan kini, model ini sudah pun dilancarkan di Indonesia. Kehadiran Nissan e-Kicks di Indonesia bakal menggugat pasaran dengan harga Rp 449 juta (RM 126,000) menjadikan SUV ini antara SUV mampu milik dalam pasaran Indonesia.Nissan e-Kicks dikuasakan oleh enjin hibrid yang menggunakan enjin petrol 3-silinder 1.2 liter sebagai penjana untuk mengecas pek bateri lithium-ion. Bate

Haris

Haris

Sep 9, 2020

India's Nissan Kicks gets a 1.3L Mercedes-Benz engine, 158 PS/254 Nm

Nissan India has just launched the 2020 Kicks – now fitted with a new 1.3-litre turbocharged petrol engine.Codenamed HR13DDT, the new turbocharged petrol engine is the same engine found in the Mercedes-Benz A200. The 1.33-litre turbocharged petrol engine was co-developed with Mercedes-Benz and the Renault–Nissan–Mitsubishi Alliance. In the Kicks, the engine is tuned to deliver 158 PS and 254 Nm, hooked up to a 6-speed manual or CVT-type automatic.With the 1.3-litre tu

Eric

Eric

May 19, 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

Hans

Hans

Oct 12, 2020

Rebiu: Nissan Kicks e-Power 2020 dengan fungsi Satu Pedal, tawar pemanduan menyeronokkan?

Walaupun Nissan Kicks e-Power belum lagi dilancarkan di Malaysia, kita boleh jangkakan kemunculan kereta hibrid ini di tanah air kita menjelang 2021. Rakan kami di Thailand, Autofun, telahpun membuat pandu-uji SUV hibrid ini dan mereka dapati kereta ini amat sesuai dan seronok untuk dipandu di kawasan bandar. Tapi, ada juga kekurangannya yang perlu diberi perhatian.Sebagai permulaan, Nissan Kicks e-Power 2020 diperkenalkan pada peringkat global di Thailand pada Mei 2020. Thailand ialah pasaran p

Mersita

Mersita

Oct 12, 2020

Proton X50 vs Nissan Kicks vs Honda HR-V – Yang mana lebih praktikal?

Proton X50Nissan KicksHonda HR-VTerdapat 2 pencabar terbaru yang bakal merebut gelaran juara SUV segmen B. Pencabar tersebut adalah Proton X50 (bakal dilancarkan pada tahun 2020) dan Nissan Kicks (bakal dilancarkan dalam tahun 2021). Buat masa sekarang, juara dalam kelas ini masih lagi Honda HR-V.Nissan Kicks E-Power akan masuk ke Malaysia pada tahun 2021 manakala pelancaran Proton X50 terpaksa ditangguhkan ke penghujung tahun 2020 disebabkan pandemik wabak Covid-19.Mari kita mulakan topik ini d

Haris

Haris

May 28, 2020

2021 Nissan Magnite to launch in Indonesia! Smaller than Kicks, Malaysia next?

Nissan Indonesia isn’t done yet with 2020 as they have just teased the pending arrival of the new 2021 Nissan Magnite. The Nissan Magnite is a sub-4-metre compact SUV that slots below the Nissan Kicks and powered by a 1.0-litre turbocharged engine.Though Nissan did not clearly confirm that the car in question is the Nissan Magnite but considering that the Nissan Kicks is already on sale in Indonesia, the only other compact SUV the company currently has in their arsenal is Magnite.Other tha

Jerrica

Jerrica

Dec 17, 2020

Nissan Kicks 2021 bakal tiba di Malaysia tahun depan – jaga-jaga X50 dan HR-V!

Sebut saja gerangan SUV segmen B, tak sah kalau tak sebut Proton X50 dan Honda HR-V. Masuk tahun 2021 pula, siap sedia untuk kedatangan pencabar baru dalam segmen ini iaitu Nissan Kicks 2021.Memang tidak dinafikan banyak pengeluar kereta berlumba-lumba nak keluarkan SUV segmen B mereka dengan hasil penjualan dan penerimaan yang bercampur aduk.Dengan tibanya Nissan Kicks di Malaysia, ia bakal memberi dinamik dan pilihan yang unik berbanding SUV kontemporari di dalam segmen B.Sepatutnya dilancarka

Zamil Syaheer

Zamil Syaheer

Dec 2, 2020

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

CY Foong

CY Foong

Nov 28, 2020

Proton X50 vs Nissan Kicks vs Honda HR-V – Which one is more practical?

Two new kids on the block versus the current king on the throne. This is the age-old banter of SUV practicality, and we have a worthy opponent to the formidable Honda HR-V: the 2020 Proton X50 and 2021 Nissan Kicks. However, thanks to the Covid-19 pandemic, Nissan Kicks e-Power will not be here till 2021, while Proton X50 launch has been delayed later this year.2018 Honda HR-V Gallery Honda HR-V Before we go into detail, let’s start with the king. The Honda HR-V has been enjoying trem

Zamil Syaheer

Zamil Syaheer

Mar 31, 2020

2020 Nissan Kicks e-Power launched in Thailand, better than a Honda HR-V/Proton X50?

The all-new 2020 Nissan Kicks e-Power has just made its global debut in Thailand. It is here to challenge the likes of Honda HR-V, Mazda CX-3, and Proton X50.This is the first time the Thai market received the Kicks crossover and is the first country outside of Japan to offer the e-Power hybrid electric drive powertrain. The Kicks e-Power will be produced locally in Thailand and will be exported to other countries.Nissan Thailand offers four variants of the Kicks e-Power with prices ranging from

Adrian Chia

Adrian Chia

May 16, 2020

2021 Nissan Kicks e-Power is a hybrid alternative to Proton X50 and Honda HR-V

Nissan initially plan to launch Nissan Kicks and Almera by this year Introduce new e-Power hybrid technology to the market Plans delayed, possible 2021 launch insteadAccording to Headlight Magazine, Nissan was set to launch a new subcompact SUV called Nissan Kicks e-Power in Thailand at the 41st Bangkok International Motor Show (BIMS). However, no thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic, the show (and everything else) had to be postponed.Nissan KicksImage by Headlight Magazine.As we all are aware, majo

Zamil Syaheer

Zamil Syaheer

Mar 30, 2020

2020 Nissan Magnite – New sub-4-meter SUV positioned below the Kicks coming soon

If the Nissan Kicks isn’t compact enough for you, perhaps the upcoming Magnite might get you excited.Rendered image. Photo credit: Autocar IndiaPositioned below the Kicks, the Nissan Magnite is an upcoming sub-4-meter long SUV that could very well be the cheapest new SUV in India, with prices rumoured to start below the INR 6 lakh (~RM 34,472) mark, likely undercutting the Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza and Hyundai Venue.The Nissan Magnite is even smaller than the Nissan KicksIn an effort to

Eric

Eric

May 19, 2020

Nissan Kicks e-Power is set to launch on the 15th May in Thailand, teaser video included

Nissan KicksAfter numerous spy shots and leaked images all around the internet, It looks like the Nissan Kicks e-Power is ready for official Thailand debut on the 15th May 2020, based on the Facebook video post by Nissan Thailand.  (function(d, s, id) { let js, fjs = d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0]; if (d.getElementById(id)) return; js = d.createElement(s); js.id = id; js.src ='https://connect.facebook.net/en_US/sdk.js#xfbml=1&version=v2.5'; fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js, fjs); }(

Zamil Syaheer

Zamil Syaheer

May 8, 2020

7 new SUVs launching in the next 12 months - Toyota Corolla Cross, Toyota Harrier, Toyota RAV4, Nissan Kicks, Kia Seltos, Proton X50, Perodua D55L

With the SUV trend on a full moon, many car manufacturer plans to bring in the latest model to our market, hoping to take some slice of the irresistible cake that is the SUV market. Malaysian will be spoilt for choice now, as there is a variety of SUVs in various sizes and flavors to suit your liking.Here at Wapcar, we present to you a slew of upcoming offerings in 2020 and 2021. Hold your wallet close.Proton X50Estimated arrival: H2 2020.Proton X50Without a doubt, the Proton X50 is literally th

Zamil Syaheer

Zamil Syaheer

Apr 4, 2020

Nissan Magnite. SUV paling murah dari Nissan?

Nissan India telah menetapkan tarikh untuk pelancaran SUV terbarunya. Selain itu, Nissan turut memuat naik beberapa imej acah untuk SUV kurang 4 meter tersebut. Boleh dikatakan, Nissan Magnite nampaknya bakal mempunyai rekaan mirip Mazda.Berikut adalah beberapa maklumat mengenai Nissan Magnite:Nissan Magnite adalah model bawah Nissan Kicks. Harga jangkaan Nissan Magnite adalah sekitar INR 6 lakh (RM 34,472).Terdapat 2 spesifikasi enjin: Enjin 3 silinder NA 1.0 liter petrol yang menjana 73 PS ku

Haris

Haris

Jul 6, 2020

Nissan Magnite teased ahead of July 16 debut

Nissan India has set a date for the global debut of their latest SUV, the Nissan Magnite, and ahead of the launch, they gave us a brief teaser of the sub-4-metre SUV. From what we can see, the car looks very much like an Audi/Mazda mash-up.What we know so far of the Nissan Magnite:The Nissan Magnite will sit below the Nissan Kicks. It is rumoured to be the cheapest SUV in India at around INR 6 lakh (RM 34,472) mark.Two engines will be on offer: a 1.0-litre naturally-aspirated three-cylinder

Jerrica

Jerrica

Jul 3, 2020

Nissan Note e-Power 2021 akan dilancarkan di Singapura tahun ini, debut ASEAN pertama

Dalam satu sesi webinar “Nissan Futures”, Naib Presiden Nissan ASEAN En. Isao Sekiguchi telah mengumumkan yang Nissan Note e-Power serba baharu akan didebut di Singapura dan Hong Kong dalam masa beberapa bulan lagi.Pelancaran Nissan Note serba baharu di JepunNissan Note e-Power serba baharu ini sudah membuat debut globalnya di Jepun pada bulan November 2020, lantas menjadi model paling laris buat Nissan di Negara Matahari Terbit itu pada Januari 2021. Pelancarannya di Singapura menan

Mersita

Mersita

Feb 5, 2021

2021 Nissan Note e-Power to launch in Singapore this year, first ASEAN debut

In a "Nissan Futures" webinar session, Nissan ASEAN Vice President, Mr. Isao Sekiguchi has announced that the all-new Nissan Note e-Power will debut in Singapore and Hong King in the following months.The launch of the all-new Nissan Note in JapanThe all-new Nissan Note -Power made its world debut in Japan in November 2020, and became Nissan’s best-selling model in Japan in January 2021. Its launch in Singapore will be its first debut in the ASEAN region.The Nissan Note is a hybri

Arif

Arif

Feb 5, 2021

2020 Nissan new models – Almera and more coming to Malaysia soon!

Last year was a relatively quiet year for Nissan Malaysia, having launched only two models – the facelifted X-Trail and all-new Leaf.However, 2020 is set to be a better year for Nissan Malaysia, as the company has confirmed that they will be introducing several new models this year.All-new Almera is upon us soonThe first model we can expect from Nissan is the all-new Almera, which made its regional debut in Thailand back in November 2019.We particularly love how the all-new Almera looks, a

Eric

Eric

Feb 7, 2020

All-new 2021 Nissan X-Trail patent leak shows it all

Rendering of 2021 Nissan X-Trail by Carscoops.comA while ago we posted spyshots of the upcoming 2021 Nissan X-Trail, showing off its new muscular silhouette and LED headlight and taillight design despite the heavily camouflaged body.3/4 view of the front. Image by carforma.com.Fortunately, the latest patent submission by Nissan to the Brazil Patent Office has been leaked out today according to formacar.com, revealing the exterior and dashboard design.3/4 view of the rear. Image by carforma.com.O

Zamil Syaheer

Zamil Syaheer

Apr 1, 2020

First look: Nissan Magnite Concept officially unveiled

After a number of teaser images and videos, Nissan has finally pulled the proverbial cloak off their smallest B-segment SUV yet. Not much was revealed at the preview but Nissan did announce that the production version of the Nissan Magnite is expected to arrive in early-2021 in the Indian market. There are also plans to sell the car globally.At the unveiling, Nissan confirmed that the Magnite will be equipped with cruise control, Around View Monitor (360-degree camera), and an 8-inch touchs

Jerrica

Jerrica

Jul 17, 2020

Nissan Magnite scores 4-star ASEAN NCAP rating but Myvi safer

Although a detailed report isn’t released yet, ASEAN NCAP has awarded the Nissan Magnite a four-star rating. Nissan’s entry-level SUV was quietly launched in Indonesia last month and so far, this is the only market in South East Asia where the Magnite is officially sold so far.With its 4-star rating, that meant the Perodua Myvi is safer according to the safety body.The Indonesian-spec Magnite is imported from India and Nissan has stated that the facility in Oragdam, Tamil Nadu will b

CY Foong

CY Foong

Jan 4, 2021

2021 Nissan Magnite quietly launched in Indonesia; 360-degree camera, Android Auto

As we have mentioned a few days ago, Nissan is set to launch its smallest SUV in Indonesia. Sure enough, the 2021 Nissan Magnite arrived in the country without much fanfare and bearing specs similar to the Magnite in India. The Magnite slots below the Nissan Kicks which was also launched in Indonesia earlier this year.Image credit: Aghesbarker InstagramThe new Nissan Magnite in Indonesia is powered by a HRA0 1.0-litre 3-cylinder turbocharged engine that produces 100 PS and 160 Nm. The car also c

Jerrica

Jerrica

Dec 22, 2020

2021 Nissan X-Trail engine details revealed

Front 3/4 view of the 2021 Nissan X-Trail by Kolesa.ru.Nissan X-TrailIt looks like the all-new Nissan X-Trail is highly likely to soldier on with its predecessor's 2.5-litre QR25DE powerplant, albeit with improved horsepower, torque and with better fuel efficiency, based on a leaked internal corporate document.It looks like the current 2.5-litre engine will carry on, albeit improved.The technical documentation states the 2.5-litre unit will see an increase of 10 PS and 12 Nm of torque. Howev

Zamil Syaheer

Zamil Syaheer

May 5, 2020