New Nissan Sunny-2011

Overview of Nissan Sunny

Nissan India has launched all-new sedan based on Micra hatchback, it will be sold as Sunny in India. The word “Sunny” according to Nissan depicts sun god, which also means good beginning in the morning. Earlier, it was expected that the new sedan will not be sold as Sunny in India because 'Sunny' name was registered with Bajaj. It will be initially be available in petrol and diesel model will be launched later. Nissan Sunny is a premium saloon car, which has been designed at Nissan Design and Nissan Motor Co. Ltd. headquarters in Japan along with inputs from 170 countries where it would be sold worldwide. It made its global debut at the 8th China (Guangzhou) International Automobile Exhibition in December 2010.

Nissan Sunny in India

September 20, 2011 - Today auto major Nissan has launched its most awaited sedan model Nissan Sunny in India. The all new Nissan Sunny price will fall in the range of Rs 5.78 lakh to Rs 7.68 lakh. Nissan has launched only the petrol version of Nissan Sunny, while its diesel version may hit the Indian roads in March 2012. Nissan Sunny is available in three variants XL, XE and XV and it can deliver the mileage of 16.95 kmpl as per the ARAI test reports.

Fast Facts About Nissan Sunny

- Will be initially available in petrol, Diesel model will be launched later
- Base variant is priced at Rs. 5.78 lakhs (ex-showroom New Delhi)
- Petrol engine has displacement of 1498cc, diesel will be a 1.5 litre mill
- Maximum power is 97 bhp at 6000 rpm and Maximum torque is 134 nm at 4000 rpm
- Available in 3 variants: XE, XL and XV, Available in six attractive shades
- Even the base model will features one SRS airbag, ABS with EBD
- Feature keyles entry system and push button start/stop system

Price of Nissan Sunny

- Nissan Sunny XE: Rs. 5,78,000
- Nissan Sunny XL: Rs. 6,88,000
- Nissan Sunny XV : Rs. 7,68,000

Nissan Sunny XE

Nissan Sunny XE is the basic model of Nissan Sunny. It has 1.5L 4 cylinder 16 valve DOHC petrol engine under the hood. It has the same mileage of 15 kmpl in the city and 17 kmpl on the highways. Since it is the entry level variant it has standard Nissan Sunny features that include body colored bumpers, tinted glasses and roof antenna on the exterior, a drive computer, Tachometer, Digital Clock and Manual Anti-Dazzling room mirror on the inside. The Nissan Sunny XE interiors are clad in Black color scheme. Among the comfort and convenience features the Nissan Sunny XE being a basic model has not lots to offer but being a Nissan car it has comparatively improved features. Nissan Sunny XE has adjustable electric power steering, manual AC with filter, 12V accessory socket and headlamp & key remove warning lamp. On the safety front Nissan has not compromised with safety in the Nissan Sunny XE as well. It also has Anti-lock braking system, door ajar warning, engine immobilizer and driver airbag. All these features are also present on the higher trims. The wheels on the Nissan Sunny XE are 14*5 5J Steel wheels with a tyre size of 185/70 R14.

Nissan Sunny XL

This is the second level trim of Nissan Sunny and is powered by the same 1.5L petrol engine as its other two siblings but is advanced on the features part. On the exterior, Nissan Sunny XL has electrically adjustable body colored ORVMs, rear defroster, door handles with chrome plating and full wheel covers in addition to the exterior features of Nissan Sunny XE. On the inside, Nissan Sunny XL has integrated audio with 4 speakers and an Aux-in facility. Besides, Nissan Sunny XL also has adjustable front and rear headrests. The rear seat of Nissan Sunny XL also has centre armrest with cup holders. The interior color scheme of Nissan Sunny XL is Greige. As compared to Nissan Sunny XE, Nissan Sunny XL has Auto AC with filter and all four power windows. Besides, it also has steering mounted audio controls, rear comfort fan, central door lock, vanity mirror for the driver and passenger. There is also a boot lamp on the inside and remote keyless entry feature. Nissan Sunny XL has enhanced safety feature including anti-theft alarm and speed sensing auto door lock besides ABS, EBD and BA that is part of the standard equipment. Nissan Sunny XL also has the same steel wheels and tyre size as that of Nissan Sunny XE.

Nissan Sunny XV

This is the high-end trim of Nissan Sunny and has advanced features as compared to Nissan Sunny XE or Sunny XL. It is also powered by the same engine as its lower variants. In comparison with Sunny XL, Sunny XV has electric folding ORVMs, B-pillar sash black out and all alloy wheels. The wheel size of Nissan Sunny XV is 15*5, 5J alloy and the tyre size is 185/65 R15. The Sunny XV interior is where one realizes that it is the high end Sunny sedan. On the cosmetics part Nissan Sunny XV has chrome plated door handles, front and rear door arm rest finish along with door trim fabric. Interior features of Nissan Sunny XV includes outside temperature display, fine vision meter. The interior is clad in Greige just like its sibling Nissan Sunny XL. This higher end Sunny car has all the safety features as that are in Nissan Sunny XL besides front fog lamps.

Nissan Sunny Models

The Japanese automaker is yet again ready to charm the market with its new brand Nissan Sunny that is expected to hit the market very soon. The all new Nissan Sunny will be available in a number of variants including the choice of both petrol and diesel. The Sedan has been loaded with essential and advanced features that are contemporary in the Indian market now days. The Petrol variant of the all new sedan from Nissan is expected to be priced at around 7 lacs whereas on the other hand, the Nissan Sunny diesel which is slated to be launched by March 2012, will be available at a price tag near about 8 lacs.

As it can be well made out from its name, the sedan will offer luxurious features with all the elegance and comfort that can be expected from the Japanese brilliance. Little known facts about the sedan include body colored bumpers, tachometer, alloy wheels, power and tilt steering mechanism, front disc and rear drum brakes, alloys, 2 airbags, parking sensors, fog lamps, ABS with EBD etc. However so far, not much is known about the details of its features; but it is definitely expected that the car is certainly going to give some tough competition call to its competitors in the segment.

Engine of Nissan Sunny

- 1498cc 97 Bhp Petrol
- Maximum power of 97 bhp at 6000 rpm
- Maximum torque of 134 nm at 4000 rpm
- 1.5 litre 100 Bhp Diesel (expected)

Nissan Sunny is initially available in only petrol, which features a 97 Bhp 1498cc engine, it generates maximum torque of 134 Nm at 4000 rpm with maximum power of 97 bhp at 6000 rpm. The diesel model will be launched later, it is expected to feature 100 Bhp 1500cc diesel engine.

Variants of Nissan Sunny

- Nissan Sunny Petrol XE
- Nissan Sunny Petrol XL
- Nissan Sunny Petrol XV

Nissan Sunny is available in three petrol variants - XE, XL and XV. The diesel variants are expected to be launched later this year. The base variant (XE) features power steering, air-conditioner, driver airbag, ABS and EBD. In addition to XE variant, the XL variant features rear defogger, power windows, central locking system, automatic climate control system, rear AC vents, steering mounted audio controls and 2 SRS aibags. In addition to the XL variant, the top-of-the-line XV variant features alloy wheels, electric-foldable ORVMs and keyless entry system. It is expected that base variant of petrol will be priced around seven lakh rupees.

2011 Nissan Sunny India Specifications and Price

Vehicle Category: Sedan
Engines (standard): 1.5 L, 4-cyl inline, 110 HP, 143 Nm torque
Drivetrain: Front engine, 5 passenger, 4-door sedan, FWD
Transmissions (standard): 5-speed manual
Curb Weight: 1369 kg
0-100 kph: 7.6 secs (est.)
Mileage city/hwy: 13 / 17 kmpl
Get Nissan Sunny Price details here.

Performance – Nissan Sunny in India

The Nissan Micra took the Indian market storm and there were loads of questions asked about a sedan version of it. Nissan took heed to this and voila the famous Nissan Sunny was converted to the Micra sedan. Nissan Sunny has been experiencing a global decline in its sales and Nissan has noticed this. For this reason they have used they new best seller, the Micra to boost sales of its Sunny model. When I say use the Micra I mean that Nissan has decided to build the new Sunny on the same Micra platform albeit making the Sunny more of a family sedan.

The 2011 Nissan Sunny is expected to be released in both petrol and diesel versions and is expected to be a 1.5 liter, four cylinder, 16 valve engine that is capable of producing a maximum of 100 horsepower as well as a maximum torque of 146 Nm. The Nissan Sunny is to be based on Nissan’s V-Platform and the power specs of the Sunny would make it a competitor of the Fiat Linea, Hyundai Verna, Honda City, Maruti Swift Dzire, Tata Indigo Manza and Ford Fiesta.

The petrol version of the sunny could use a supercharged version of the Micra engine and sources from Nissan claim that it could be manufactured at Nissan’s plant in Chennai where presently the Micra is being produced. Fuel efficiency of the Sunny is also expected to be very competitive as compared to other rivals in its segment and it gives 13 km/l in the city and 17 km/l while driving on the highway.


Car Body Type:
C+ Segment
Fuel Consumption:
17.00 kmpl.
Fuel Consumption:
12.00 kmpl.


1498cc, HR15DE
Engine Type:
Maximum Power:
97 Bhp @ 6000 rpm
Maximum Torque:
134 Nm @ 4000 rpm


4425 mm
1695 mm
1505 mm


Seating Capacity:
Tyre Size:
185/70 R14
McPherson Strut, Torsion Beam
Turning Circle:
5.30 mtrs.
Boot Space:
490.00 ltrs.
Front Disk, Rear Drum
5 Manual
Kerb Weight:
998.00 kgs.
Fuel Tank:

Exterior & Styling Features of Nissan Sunny

- Fog lights
- Alloy wheels
- Door side mouldings
- Chrome finish front Grille
- Chrome finish rear garnish
- Body colored mud flaps
In terms of looks and styling Nissan Sunny is one of the best-looking sedans in India in its class. It looks much better than New Ford Fiesta, Volkswagen Vento, Honda City, Fiat Linea and Tata Indigo Manza. The only sedan which beats Sunny in terms of looks is New Hyundai Verna Fluidic, which is at present the best looking and most selling saloon in its class. Nissan Sunny is available in three variants, and the top-of-the-line variant will feature chrome front grille, rear chrome garnish, alloy wheels and chrome inserts in the side door moulding. Nissan Sunny is all-new in terms of design, it has no resemblance to the hatchback variant 'Micra'. It is expected that Nissan Sunny will sell in decent numbers, but Nissan has to price it very competitively around seven lakh rupees for the base variant of petrol.

Interiors & Comfort Features of Nissan Sunny

- Power windows
- Power steering
- Climate control system
- Rear centre armrest with cup holders
- Electrically adjustable outside rearview mirrors
- Remote central locking: keyless entry system
- Push button start/stop system
- Dash integrated MP3 CD player with four speakers
- Rear AC vents
The interiors of Nissan Sunny are almost same like the Micra with similar design for the steering wheel, instrument cluster and central console. The only change is that Sunny will feature new color scheme and rear ac vents for the comfort of the rear passengers. The top model (XV) of Sunny will feature a host of comfort features like Power windows, Power steering, Climate control system, Push button start/stop system, Rear centre armrest with cup holders, Electrically adjustable outside rearview mirrors, Remote central locking: keyless entry system, Dash integrated MP3 CD player with four speakers and Rear AC vents.

Interior Comfort

The upcoming sedan of Nissan - Nissan Sunny - has an array of comfort features. The car has a seating capacity of 5 passengers including the driver. The driver seat will be adjustable and 4 spoke powered steering wheel will help to handle the car easily. The sedan is reported to be installed with manual AC with sufficient vents for much needed cool cabin atmosphere. Apart from that CD/MP3 player with four speakers will enrich the inside comfort level.

The Nissan Sunny is assembled with rear centre armrest with cup holder, glove box, overhead console box, rear armrest with cup holders, seat belts, integrated head restraints, large trunk space, etc. The Nissan Sunny has spacious seat rows front and rear; ample legroom, shoulder room, head room and hip room would be ensured.

Safety Features of Nissan Sunny
- Dual SRS airbags
- ABS (Anti-lock Braking System)
- EBD (Electronic Brake Distribution)

Even the base model (XE) of Nissan Sunny features single SRS airbag, ABS (Anti-lock Braking System) and EBD (Electronic Brake Distribution). The top-of-the-line model (XV) will feature dual SRS airbags, ABS and EBD.

Shades Available in Nissan Sunny
- Bronze Grey
- Storm White
- Blade Silver
- Sapphire Blue
- Oynx Black
- Brick Red

Nissan Sunny is available in six shades: Bronze Grey, Storm White, Blade Silver, Sapphire Blue, Oynx Black and Brick Red.

Nissan Sunny Mileage and Fuel Efficiency

Nissan Sunny ModelsMileage (City)Mileage (Highway)
Nissan Sunny Petrol13 kmpl16.9 kmpl
Nissan Sunny Diesel (Expected in March 2012)15.5 kmpl (Expected)20 kmpl (Expected)

With very little known about the Mileage efficiency of the engine, It is expected that the petrol variant of the Nissan Sunny would deliver a decent mileage in the city which is around 13 Kmpl whereas 16.9 Kmpl on the highways. However, on the other hand, the Nissan Sunny diesel variant which is expected to be launched in next year, seems more promising with a impressive mileage figure of 15.5 Kmpl in the city and 20 Kmpl on the highways.

Nissan Sunny Engine Capacity, Power and Performance

The all new dynamic Nissan Sunny which is much anticipated is also the talk of the town with a question, whether the car will have a 1.5L or a 1.6L Engine, however, as for now it is confirmed that the car will be available with both Diesel and Petrol Engine options. Nissan, very smartly keeping in mind the fuel prices in India have already declared that the car will deliver good mileage and fuel efficiencies irrespective of the other Engine specifications that the company is too secretive to reveal at the moment. The petrol version of Nissan Sunny will be equipped with the 1.5L, petrol engine that will deliver around 100 bhp of maximum power with the impressive torque figure of 134 Nm. On the other hand, the upcoming Nissan Sunny diesel will be powered by the 1.6L, diesel engine which can deliver 110 PS of maximum power with 145 Nm of maximum torque.

There is no news whether the new Nissan Sunny will be available in automatic option as well, however it is confirmed that the sedan will be well equipped of 5 speed manual gearbox. Also the Engines are expected to hold a displacement capacity round about 1500 cc which would be quite extraordinary.

Nissan Sunny Pick Up and Acceleration

The Power packed Petrol and Diesel Engines of the Nissan Sunny possess a massively sheer power of about 100- 110 bhp and a superb torque ranging about 134-145 Nm. However there is no accurate estimate of the car’s pickup and top speed; but it is sure to deliver more than the expected.


  1. Nissan Sunny is a synonym of perfection,a unique combination of artistic design and huge power.Its competition is with Hyundai Verna and Honda Civic.


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