Nissan has taken the wraps off the next generation Sunny sedan. It will go on sale in the US market later this year and will be called the Versa.
The new Sunny features a completely redesigned exterior and interior. The car has a V-motion grille up front with sweptback headlamps on either side. The dual-tone front bumper houses a pair of fog lamps. The car has a coupe-like roofline with blacked-out B pillars and black ORVMs. At the rear, it has wraparound tail lights and a dual-tone bumper. The car is equipped with a shark fin antenna and rides on dual-tone alloy wheels.
On the inside, it has a black dashboard with a touchscreen infotainment system in the centre with trapezoidal air-conditioning vents on top. There are circular air vents on either end of the dashboard. The car has a 3-spoke multi-function, flat-bottom steering wheel and a twin-dial instrument cluster with a central MID. Some of the features offered on the US-spec car include remote keyless entry, engine start/stop button, power windows, heated front seats, automatic climate control, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto connectivity.
In the US, the Sunny is powered by a 1.6-litre, 4-cylinder petrol engine that produces 120 BHP and 155 Nm of torque. It comes with a choice of an automatic transmission or a 5-speed manual.
In India, the Nissan Sunny competes with the Honda City, Hyundai Verna, Maruti Ciaz and Toyota Yaris. There is no word yet regarding the next-gen Sunny’s India launch.
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