In the top end segment for Nissan Micra Active, come two variants – the XV and XV (S). This 5 speed manual that gives a company claimed fuel efficiency of 19.49 km / litre competes against Maruti Alto K10, Wagon R as also Hyundai i10 and Eon.
Let us check out the special features that give it the distinction of a higher end variant:
Along with the standard design elements shared with the XE and XL, Nissan Micra XV has a sportier front bumper with air dam at the centre and air-vents on both the ends. While this design enhances aerodynamics, the bold shape also offers the car a smarter and more confident look. To make this a richer variant, the outside rear view mirrors and door handles have been painted in body colour. Additionally, the radiator grille gets a chrome finish in XV and wheels have full caps. Tinted glass and ‘follow me home’ feature are the same as in XL and XE.
The quality of materials used for cabin and dashboard design is good in all models of both Micra and Micra Active. The dashboard with its rounded edges has all controls suitably placed for hassle-free operation. The first most prominent feature that gets noticed in Micra XV is the music system with radio and ports for aux-in and USB devices. The speakers have been fitted only in the front. Instrument panel of this model does have a tachometer. Further, there is a rear parcel shelf for added utility.
Comfort and Convenience
Besides all the standard comfort features that are also provided in mid segment model, Micra Active XV is fitted with power windows for rear doors too. Thanks to basic elements and this supplementary one, the cabin feels quite comfortable and it also has ample leg room.
All variants of Micra Active have their fair share of safety attributes as per the price bracket and segment they fall in. The XV being on the higher side has all of them and an additional feature in form the door ajar warning indicator.
Nissan recently launched some of the models for its premium hatch Micra with cosmetic upgrades. But the low cost version – Micra Active – continues to woo and impress a number of buyers. If you are looking for the Active with power windows and an integrated music system, the XV is tailored for your preference.