Those who put aside as option the March or Versa they have only exchange with manual exchanges, can now reconsider l alternative. For the line in 2017, Nissan has equipped the hatch and the sedan with the Xtronic CVT system, but it only available to the SV versions and SL 1.6 (and Unique Versa) and is sold as an option for R $ 4,800 (check prices models at the end of article).
To give off the left foot, the automaker incorporated some solutions to the mechanical assembly of the models for them to have a more linear driving. The 1.6 flex engine 111 hp (ethanol) received recalibration, while the transmission has pulleys and belts redesigned for better flow of power from the engine driving the wheels. The soundproofing was also enhanced (windshield, fenders, console and dashboard received new materials to reduce noise).
The amounts charged by brand approach compact rivals with conventional automatic transmission. The March 1.6 SV CVT (R $ 54,090) is close to the automatic versions of Chevrolet Onix 1.4 LT (R $ 53,890) and Hyundai HB20 1.6 Comfort Plus (R $ 54,595). Segment, only the automatic Etios 1.5 costs less: R $ 52,640.
The CVT provides the undeniable advantage of not having to shift gears in the city and highway, comfort is added to items of models: digital air-conditioning with automatic adjustment, steering wheel height adjustment and driver’s seat, cold ABS with brake assist panic and media center Multi-App Android applications, reverse camera, CD / DVD player and USB input and auxiliary.