CHENGDU, China (July 18, 2017) –The NissanKicks went on sale in China today at a starting price of RMB 99,800, givingChinese customers a new, fashionable and technologically advanced option in thefast-growing compact crossover segment.
The Nissan Kicks goes on sale in China today.
“Since its debut at the 2017 Shanghai Motor Show, the Kicks has beenwell recognized by a lot of young customers – people born in China after 1990 –for its striking design and advanced features,” said Airton Cousseau, managingdirector of Dongfeng Nissan Passenger Vehicle Co. “After pre-sale, the responsewas very enthusiastic. The showroom traffic and orders were beyond ourexpectation.”
The Kicks features Nissan’s signatureV-motion grille, boomerang-shaped headlights and tail lights, a “floating” roofsitting on top of the glass house, and unique two-tone exterior colorcombinations. The D-shaped steering wheel and 17-inch aluminum alloy wheelsgive the car a sporty feel, completing its daring, dynamic design.
An efficient combination of thethird-generation HR15 engine and Xtronic CVT delivers a great drivingperformance. Advanced safety technologies provide real-time monitoring of roadconditions, including Intelligent Emergency Braking, Intelligent LaneIntervention, Intelligent Blind Spot Intervention and Cross Traffic Alert.Other safety features being offered include Intelligent Trace Control,Intelligent Ride Control, Vehicle Dynamics Control and Intelligent EngineBrake.
About Nissan Motor Co., Ltd.
Nissan is a global full-line vehiclemanufacturer that sells more than 60 models under the Nissan, Infiniti andDatsun brands. In fiscal year 2016, the company sold 5.63 million vehiclesglobally, generating revenue of 11.72 trillion yen. Nissan engineers,manufactures and markets the world's best-selling all-electric vehicle inhistory, the Nissan LEAF. Nissan’s global headquarters in Yokohama, Japan,manages operations in six regions: Asia & Oceania; Africa, Middle East& India; China; Europe; Latin America; and North America. Nissan has aglobal workforce of 247,500 and has been partnered with French manufacturerRenault under the Renault-Nissan Alliance since 1999. In 2016, Nissan acquireda 34% stake in Mitsubishi Motors, which became the third member of the Alliance– a grouping with combined annual sales of almost 10 million units a year.
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About Nissan in China
Nissan entered the Chinese market in 1973,and the brand has been developing rapidly in China since the 1990s. As thewholly owned subsidiary of Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. based in Beijing, Nissan(China) Investment Co., Ltd. manages Nissan’s investment in China together withthe parent company. Dongfeng Motor Co., Ltd. is a joint-venture between Nissanand Dongfeng Motor Corporation. Under it, Dongfeng Nissan Passenger VehicleCompany, Dongfeng Infiniti Motor Co., Ltd. and Dongfeng Venucia Motor Companymainly produce passenger vehicles, while Zhengzhou Nissan Automobile Co., Ltd.specializes in light commercial vehicles.
In calendar year 2016, Nissan sold morethan 1.3 million vehicles in China, including imported, passenger and lightcommercial vehicles.
About Dongfeng Nissan Passenger VehicleCompany (Dongfeng Nissan)
Dongfeng Nissan Passenger Vehicle Company(Dongfeng Nissan) is a business unit of DFL, Nissan's joint venture withDongfeng Motor Group Co., Ltd. Dongfeng Nissan is engaged in research anddevelopment, manufacturing and distribution of passenger vehicles in China.