Nissan latest compact crossover is the 2018 Kicks, it effectively replaces the Juke, which is an early comer in this segment. The 2018 Nissan Kicks, continuing the naming tradition in the industry to turn the verb into a noun while adding a touch of its own scathing pluralized twist, may be among the best of the breed.
The 2018 Nissan Kicks is a subcompact crossovers sold in three trim levels: S, SV and SR.
Every 2018 Nissan Kicks come standard with a 1.6-liter four-cylinder engine that generates 125 hp and 115 lb-ft of torque. The engine is mated to a continuously variable automatic transmission (CVT). Front-wheel drive is the only configuration available.
Although has less power than most competitors, the Kicks lighter weight puts the car back in the race. In track testing, the 2018 Nissan Kicks SR accelerates from zero to 60 mph in 9.5 seconds, which is quicker than average of this class. EPA fuel economy rating is excellent, at 33 mpg combined (31 city/36 highway).
Official pricing for the 2018 Nissan Kicks will start at $18,965 (including destination), $3,650 less than the Rogue Sport. At the top of the range, the Kicks SR will reach $21,265.