2017 Nissan Micra Active Review India: A Complete Expert Review

Last Updated: 17-12-2017

2017 Nissan Micra Review

Nissan, the Japanese automobile maker has introduced fashion-inspired edition car, Micra Fashion Edition for the festive season in Indian market. The main purpose behind this special edition is to appeal to stylish and fashionable youth. Outside, new body graphics on the side of the vehicle, special painted wheel cover with orange inserts and new special design on the outer mirror have changed.

This Edition gets exterior and interior design elements inspired by the Italian fashion brand, United Colors of Benetton. The Fashion Edition is also featured with noteworthy features such as 6.2-inch touch-screen with audio-visual navigation through phone mirroring and Nissan Connect. Nissan also gets integrated information and communication platform that enhance your driving experience by connecting phones on the long drive. The new facelift car has been priced at price sticker of Rs 6.09 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi). Let’s have a look on the 2017 Nissan Micra Active Review.

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What is on outside? (Nissan Micra Exterior)

Nissan Micra Review India

Micra Active captures the eye-balls of enthusiast with its attractive exterior features. Its stunning athletic looks turn heads when you take turn as it featured with sporty head and rear lamps and sporty edged bumper. The car available with 13 inch and 14 inch alloy wheels. The Micra gets body-coloured door handles that match for the profile of the Micra Active. Its smooth and clean look put a smile on your face when you open the door. Here are its important body features:

  • LED based Tail Lamp Cluster
  • Large Wind Screen
  • Round Shaped Fog Lamps
  • Body Colored Handles
  • Stylish Headlight Cluster

Sporty Head lamps

Micra Active HeadLamps

When you go outside in night and turn on the head lamps on the road, then it seems that road fill with the illumination.


Micra Active Sporty Bumber

Let’s have a look on the Micra Active’s bumper; it is a bold statement of sculpted lines run down the bonnet enhancing the aerodynamic and sporty bumper and front air intakes.

Back Side

Nissan Micra Back Bumper

From backside, the car offers a sporty look as it is equipped with uplift rear bumper that transcends the beauty of Nissan Micra Active.

What is in inside? (Micra Interior)

nissan micra interior

When you see Micro’s Interior, you will become die heart fan of this car as its interior gets some changes and it is designed with simple but bold image. For once, its eye-catchy stylish look stops the heart’ pulsation. Classic look of the car proves as your dream car who you everyone want to buy. It carries these features:

  • Big and Round AC Vents
  • Front and Rear Headrests
  • Passenger Vanity Mirror
  • Classy Upholstery
  • Couple of Bottle Holders

Seating Posture & Comfort and storage Capacity

Talking about the comfortability, the Nissan Micra gets manual adjustment front seat that offers a classic seating posture and gives you more comfort to your body. You can also folding rear seat. Only five persons get the seat with enough space. The driver and passenger can seat with proper comfortable as the cars comes with spacious head and leg room and ample boot space. The Micra comes with a quite luggage storage capacity. You can pack your luggage around 251-litre boot.

Music System

These days, auto makers are bringing their cars with so many choices in entertainment. So Micra is also loaded with latest technology sound system that makes your choices in a reality. The interior has been updated with Bose sound system that enabled Bluetooth. It is nice approach towards safe driving and you may play wireless music on the road. You can listen and fill the cabin with a lot of sound of favorite track as the car gets true stereo sound from front and rear speakers.

Power and Performance

nissan micra engine review

The Nissan Micra Active comes with a powerful engine that offers dynamic performance on the road. The Micra gets power from the smooth and efficient 1.2-Liter petrol, 1998cc and 3-Cyclinder engine that offers a maximum power of 66.64 BHP at 5000 RPM and peak torque 104NM at 4000 RPM.

  • 1198cc 3-Cyclinder Engine
  • 65BHP Max Power at 4000RPM
  • 160NM Torque at 2000RPM

Safety Components

nissan micra safety features

Nissan Micra comes with all key safety features including air bags, ABS system and speed sensing door locks. Talking about the breaking system, it is featured with disc brakes at front side and rear wheels have drum brakes for effective braking even at high speed. Here are the important safety features:

  • Engine Immobilizer
  • ABS, EBD and BA System
  • Child Safety Lock
  •  Electrical Power Steering
  • Driver Airbag

Nissan Micra Active Price, Variants, Mileage and Color Options

The price tag of Nissan Micra Active starts from Rs 4,61,000 and top model of Micra touches the figure of Rs 5,50,000. The vehicle will be limited to 500 units only. The cars is available in three variants includes Missan Micra Active XV S, XV, and XL. Talking about the mileage, the car offers a decent mileage of 16.2 kmpl in city traffic and 19.9kmpl on the highways. The Micra gets five paint schemes including Aqua Green, Blade Silver, Brick Red, Onyx Black, Storm White and Turquoise Blue.

Verdict: Opt it or Not?

All in all, at the end of nearly a year as an Autocar long termer, notwithstanding the minor niggles, like less-than-impressive fuel economy, jerky low-speed response and poor levels of cabin insulation, the Nissan Micra impressed with its breadth of abilities, both as a reliable city runabout and the occasional.

Plus Points

  • Styling is more neutral now. Feminine face left behind
  • CVT is smooth, seamless and effortless to drive in the city
  • Quality, well-designed interiors
  • Driver airbag standard across the range. Top variant gets 4 airbags
  • Gizmos: Keyless entry & go, engine start / stop button, electric folding mirrors, LED tail-lamps etc.

Negative Points

  • Lazy highway performer due to the slow CVT. Prominent rubber-band effect
  • Ordinary 3-cylinder petrol engine. Dull to drive
  • Mediocre under-thigh support from the rear seat
  • Nissan’s sub-par dealership experiences
  • Priced higher than the Automatic Hyundai i10, Maruti Ritz & Honda Brio
  • Less Lag Room

2017 Nissan Micra Active Review India in Hindi


Being an engineer in Information Technology, Krishna, is a word that is inspired by the Lord Shri Krishna, believes in the inspection of the latest technology in the real world. Krishna Shekhawat has done his engineering from LIET, Alwar. He started his career with SAGInfotech Pvt Ltd ( Jaipur). He is an enthusiastic about the bikes and cars that are roaming around him. Krishna likes to write reviews about all things. His mostly time spend in gaining the knowledge about new things. He wants to demonstrate his powerful word’s empire in front of the world. Apart from this, he is a simple person and has a helping nature.

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