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Nissan Micra Diesel Price In India From Rs.5.58 Lakh To Rs.6.04 Lakh

Posted: 11 Dec 2010 12:27 AM PST

The much anticipated Nissan Micra Diesel has been launched and is available in two variants XV and XV Premium which are distinguished by a couple of features. The XV is priced at Rs.5.58 Lakh while the XV Premium owing to the exceptional features is priced at Rs.6.04 Lakh, bot Ex-Showroom Delhi. We expect an on-road price to be between Rs. 6 and Rs. 7 Lakhs which is quite competitive.

Both the variants are propelled by the same 1.5 Litre CRDI diesel engine pumping out 63BHP @ 4,000rpm of peak power and 160 Nm @ 2,000rpm of peak torque and is offered with a 5-Speed gearbox.

Satoshi Matsutomi, vice president, product planning, Nissan Motor India said, "Nissan is offering the diesel engine in the Micra only in India. We will wait for customer feedback before we decide on anything else." Dinesh Jain of Hover Automotive India further added, "We have had an overwhelming response to the Micra, and at present we have bookings for about 8,000 cars."


Check Out: Nissan Micra Diesel Specifications, Features & Colour Options

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Chevrolet Small Car Spark Wins Big Award For Quality

Posted: 11 Dec 2010 12:26 AM PST

Chevrolet India has been clocking good sales with its small cars Chevrolet Beat and Chevrolet Spark. While the beat is a newer product for the Indian roads, the Spark has been around for a long time now and  has made a lots of buyers happy. This small car has been rated on top of the Quality Award for the fourth consecutive year in the India Automotive Initial Quality Study announced by J.D Power Asia Pacific 2010. Chevrolet Beat has bagged the second position in the Premium Compact Car segment and the Chevrolet Tavera  for the fourth time in a row bagged the second position in the Multi Utility Vehicle/Multi Purpose Vehicle – MPV segments respectively, facing equally stiff competition.

Commenting on this important win for Chevrolet, Mr. P. Balendran, Vice-President, General Motors India said,

"This prestigious win from J D Power, coming the fourth year in a row, clearly reiterates that Chevrolet has become the preferred automobile brand in terms of quality and customer delight. These repeat wins reinforce the strong focus we as an organization are driving towards the end to end quality  – design, parts, build, check, dispatch, sell and after sales service to offer best-in-class products that meet and exceed customer expectations. We will continue to leverage the momentum gained this far and build on the inherent strengths of our products in the future also."

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The JD Power India IQS study, which serves as the industry benchmark for new-vehicle quality, is measured at two to six months of ownership. The IQS examines more than 200 problem symptoms covering eight vehicle categories.  Overall quality performance is based on both design quality and production quality problems per 100 vehicles (PP100), with lower scores indicating a lower rate of problem incidence and higher vehicle quality. The 2010 India Initial Quality Study, now in its fourteenth year, is based on evaluations from more than 7,000 owners who purchased a new vehicle between November 2009 and July 2010. It included 57 vehicle models covering 13 makes and was fielded from May to September 2010 in 20 cities across India.

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Tata Winger Platinum Launched – Specifications Features Colours & Price

Posted: 10 Dec 2010 11:50 PM PST

Tata Motors has launched Tata Winger Platinum which is an addition to the Tata Winger line-up. Winger has been accepted as a commercial vehicle more than a family one and this characteristic of the same has helped Tata make a new mark in the commercial vehicle fraternity.

Although very less Wingers are seen on the Indian roads yet no other car can compete it owing to the low price tag with which it comes. But now with the Tata Winger Platinum the company seems to be stepping into the luxurious MPV category currently ruled by cars like Toyota Innova and Mahindra Xylo. Considering the New Year occasion the car is being offered with a 1.5 Lakh km/18 Month warranty.


Tata Winger Platinum Specifications In India

The car comes equipped with a 2.0 Litre(1948CC) CRDI diesel engine which churns out a maximum power of 90BHP @ 4300RPM and a maximum torque of 190NM @ 2000-3000RPM and these specs are in appropriate for the Indian city traffic. The car is spacious and refined enough to impress new buyers and also provides a better ride, handling and seating comfort.

Tata Winger Platinum Features In India

1)For Entertainment-

* 2-Din music system with 4 in-built speakers
* Provided wit LCD

2)Technical Features

* Fully enclosed body,
* Rugged engine sub-frame,
* Anti-roll bars at both front and rear,
* Retractable seat belts
* Child safety lock enhance safety
* 3-way adjustable driver's seat
* Power steering and a turning radius of 5.65 meters reduces stress on the driver
* Motorized headlamps,
* Fog lamps and a demisting unit aid visibility while driving.
* The suspension is soft and ensures ride comfort,
* Monocoque design minimizes NVH (Noise, Vibration & Harshness).
* Powered by a well known 2-litre turbo charged inter cooled diesel engine.

Tata Winger Platinum Colour Options

  • Pearl White
  • Cycus Grey

Tata Winger Platinum Price In India

  • Ex-Showroom Delhi                     Rs 7.35 lakh
  • Ex-Showroom Chandigarh           Rs. 6.86 lakh
  • Ex-Showroom Mumbai                Rs.7.40 Lakh

For Discount Offers On Cars: December 2010 Discounts

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Nissan NV200 MPV India Launch Expected – Specification, Features & Price

Posted: 10 Dec 2010 11:30 PM PST

Nissan has been much in the news for its new MPV which was speculated to be launched in India and add up to its small line-up. Recently the company has confirmed of bringing the same to India within a few months and the car is expected to be Nissan NV200, a globally acclaimed car.

The car is a blend of a family car and a mpv making it compact yet spacious enough to carry out all sorts of work with it. Nissan Motor India Managing Director & CEO Kiminobu Tokuyama said today, "We are launching a new multi-purpose vehicle (MPV) in joint venture with Ashok Leyland . The MPV model will be launched in line with the market leader Toyota Innova in 2012,"


On the roads of Chennai the car has been spotted at times and again and hence it is ought to be the car than Nissan has talked about. When launched the car will certainly give cars like Mahindra Xylo , Toyota Innova and Chevrolet Tavera a run for their money.


Nissan NV200 MPV Specifications In India


  • Engine capacity 1,461 cc
  • Engine type 4-cylinders in-line Turbo SOHC
  • Compression ratio 18.8
  • Bore x Stroke (76.0 x 80.5) mm
  • Power 85 bhp
  • Torque 200 Nm
  • Fuel type Diesel


  • Acceleration unknown
  • Top speed unknown
  • Fuel consumption 19.2 km\L

Misc technical data


  • Body type Commercial
  • Dimensions (L x W x H) (4400 x 1695 x 1860)mm
  • Wheelbase 2,725mm
  • Min turning radius 5,500mm
  • Kerb weight 2,000kg
  • Fuel tank capacity 55L


  • Brakes (Front) Ventilated disc
  • Brakes (Rear) Drum


  • Suspension (Front) Independent strut
  • Suspension (Rear) Leaf rigid


Nissan NV200 MPV Features In India

  • Maximized Cargo area
  • Spacious Interior
  • Road Car Platform
  • Low Cost Of Ownership

Nissan NV200 MPV Price In India

The car is said to be priced between Rs.9 to Rs.11 Lakh.

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Tata Nano 4 Years Extended Warranty Details

Posted: 10 Dec 2010 11:00 PM PST

Occasions like Indian festivals and New Year are the most awaited times from the point of view of buying a new vehicle or any other product as during these days a lot of offers and discounts are offered by the respective companies to attract more and more customers.

As the New Year is about to arrive , every manufacturer is busy luring customers and the list is getting bigger and bigger every day with brands like Hyundai, Ford, Chevrolet, Maruti Suzuki and Tata joining the league. You can read all the discount offers by clicking on December 2010 Discounts.


Today Tata has announced of a new 4 year extended/60,000 Km warranty for its Tata Nano which is facing a lot of difficulties in the market currently with its sales dropping down by a massive 85%. The new system has been adopted to pick up the lost sales.

The most interesting part is that all this is being offered at no extra cost and the existing customers can also avail the benefits of this new offer. We hope that this new scheme does help the brand recover its lost sales figures.

Also Read: December Discounts 2010

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