ROSSLYN, South Africa – Are you an independently-minded person? Do you like to stand out from the crowd? Does your finely-tuned sense of taste ensure that you never settle for anything average? In just a few weeks, you independent thinkers, movers and shakers are in for an unexpected surprise as Nissan reveals its latest vehicle: the all-new Nissan Micra.

The edgy new Micra is revolutionising the Upper B Hatchback segment with a unique blend of intuitive technology, bold design and confident, agile performance. It's a game-changer in this segment and you'll be sorry you missed out if you get impatient and opt for something mundane before it's launched in South Africa.

"Unexpect it. That's what we're saying about the new Micra because it's a completely new car from the ground up. The fifth generation of our popular hatch is aggressively planted on the road and is a departure from what you may be used to from a typical hatchback. Everything about the new Micra has changed – except the name, – and we're very excited about it," said Nissan Group of Africa Managing Director of Marketing, Sales and Aftersales, Xavier Gobille.

Powered by an energetic turbo-charged 66kW engine, the sophisticated new Nissan Micra is set to make its mark in the Upper B hatchback segment while the Micra Active, which was launched last year, will remain as Nissan's offering in the Lower B hatchback segment.

Featuring a sculpted body with strong character lines and an interior that puts the customer at the heart of the experience, the new Micra matches your individuality with an impressive specification list that features everything from a modern infotainment system that includes Apple CarPlay to comprehensive safety features in the form of six airbags, an anti-lock braking system (ABS) and electronic brakeforce distribution (EBD).

More details, including pricing, will be released closer to the launch in June and, of course, the all-new Nissan Micra will be sold with a 3-year/90,000km service plan, a 6-year/150,000km warranty and 24-hour roadside assist


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