Nissan Micra to be launched on 14th July

Nissan is all set to launch its much-anticipated small car Micra in India in July.

“The new Nissan Micra will be launched nationwide on July 14, 2010,” the company said in a statement. The company’s wholly-owned subsidiary, Nissan Motor India, will roll out the new Micra from its recently inaugurated facility at Oragadam near Chennai.

The Nissan Micra, which comes with a 1.2 litre petrol engine, will compete against Maruti’s Swift & Ritz, Hyundai’s i10 and i20 and Chevrolet Beat, . The Nissan Micra could priced between 3.90 lakhs to 5.5 lakhs.

Nissan Motor India, recently roped in Bollywood actor Ranbir Kapoor as brand ambassador, had started bookings of the car in end of May and has so far received 1,049 orders.

The new Micra will be produced in five countries including Thailand, India, China and Mexico. The fifth location is yet to be decided.