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Nissan Kicks, Datsun GO & GO+ to get CVT option

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According to a media report, Nissan is planning to introduce a continuously variable transmission (CVT) on the Kicks, Datsun GO and Datsun GO+.

At present, the Nissan Kicks is offered with a petrol and diesel engine option paired with a 5-speed manual and 6-speed manual gearbox respectively. The 1.5-litre, 4-cylinder petrol engine produces 105 BHP @ 5,600 rpm and 142 Nm of torque @ 4,000 rpm and the 1.5-litre, 4-cylinder diesel unit puts out 108 BHP @ 3,850 rpm and 240 Nm @ 1,750 rpm.

The Datsun GO and GO+ use a 1.2-litre, 3-cylinder petrol engine that is offered with a 5-speed manual transmission only. This engine produces 67 BHP @ 5,000 rpm and 104 Nm @ 4,000 rpm.

Nissan hasn't revealed the exact timeline for the introduction of the CVT variants. 

Source: Bhaskar

 
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