Nissan Sunny

Nissan Sunny Variants

Petrol Variants
Nissan Sunny XE Petrol
1498 cc Petrol, 16.95 kmpl
Rs. 7,40,124
Nissan Sunny XL Petrol
1498 cc Petrol, 16.95 kmpl
Rs. 8,18,800
Nissan Sunny XL CVT Petrol
1498 cc Petrol, 17.97 kmpl
Rs. 9,54,982
Diesel Variants
Nissan Sunny XE Diesel
1461 cc Diesel, 22.71 kmpl
Rs. 8,60,120
Nissan Sunny XL Diesel
1461 cc Diesel, 22.71 kmpl
Rs. 9,24,950
Nissan Sunny XV Diesel
1461 cc Diesel, 22.71 kmpl
Rs. 10,00,576
Nissan Sunny XV Diesel Premium 2
1461 cc Diesel, 22.71 kmpl
Rs. 10,29,403
Nissan Sunny XV Diesel Premium 1
1461 cc Diesel, 22.71 kmpl
Rs. 10,50,179

Editorial Test Drive Review of Nissan Sunny


Nissan Sunny Front View

Launched in September 2011, the Sunny was slotted between the entry level sedans on one side and the more expensive C segment sedans on the other end. The car offered class leading space along with a frugal diesel engine and clever CVT transmission with the petrol engine. However, it looks sober and this is where Nissan has decided to change the perception with the updated Sunny.
The new Sunny, shown at the 2014 Auto Expo retains the original design but with major changes to the front and the rear - for example new headlamps and bumpers. Likewise, though the interiors retain the same design, the car gets a new steering wheel, new piano black central console, a new audio system etc. Nissan has also worked on improving the overall quality of materials used.
The new Sunny comes with the same engine options as the old one - a 1.5-litre petrol with both a 5 speed manual and a CVT transmission along with a 1.5-litre dCi diesel engine that is only offered with a 5-speed manual tranny. Both these powerplants remain untouched and put out the same performance as the older model.
The Sunny gets competition from cars like the Renault Scala but being cheaper than the City / Verna / Rapid segment, the Sunny comes across as a value for money propisiton given the long list of features like keyless entry and start-stop system, leather seats, rear air vents, best in class rear space etc.

The new Sunny will be offered in a total of 8 versions, namely:
DIESEL : XL, XV, XV Premium Pack 1, XV Premium Pack 2

Pros: Improved exteriors and interiors, Peppy petrol, smooth diesel
Cons: Not an enthusiast's car, Top end models go over 10 lac

Nissan Sunny Interiors

The new Nissan Sunny retains the same design theme as the earlier version but comes with a host of small changes and updates. For starters, the cabin gets a new color theme - light grey and overall quality of materails seems to have been improved. The second change one notices is the new steering wheel that is similar to some of the more expensive Nissan offers. This new steering also gets wide silver inserts to give that upmarket and premium look and feel. The wheel also gets controls for both the audio system and answering calls via Bluetooth. The speedometer console also gets white back-lightning now.

The central console gets a new piano black finish that was first seen on the new updated Micra last year. The audio system is also new and the top end versions gets a bigger unit with a 5.1 inch screen that also doubles as the display for the rear camera - this is another feature addition. The rear seats continue to offer class leading legroom and the rear air vents (not air-con vents, but mere air vents) makes things bearable in summers. Overall, small updates have gone a long way in improving the cabin when it comes to looks, feel and experience. Lastly, the top end version with premium pack will offer leather seats as standard.

What we like
Improved in terms of features and touch-feel
What we don't like
Rear air-vents should have been connected to the central air-con system

Nissan Sunny Interiors Details

Nissan Sunny Boot space

The Nissan Sunny impresses with its boot space of 490 litres. The 6040 split fold down rear seats come as an added advantage as it can gobble up some more luggages or random stuff in the boot.

Nissan Sunny Speedometer

Nissan Sunny's speedometer has a nice classy touch to it. The dials are neat and easy to read.

Nissan Sunny Gear lever

In the Nissan Sunny, the gear lever is located well in the reach of the driver itself. The gear lever is placed in the middle console itself and now sports silver finish on it.

Nissan Sunny Cup holders

Nissan Sunny has double cup holders placed in between the two front seats. It also has cup-holders on the rear seats.


Nissan Sunny Exteriors

While the new Sunny retains the same body shell as the earlier model, changes have been made at either ends up impart a fresh look - for example, the headlamps are new and bigger and somewhat follow the boomerang theme, something seen in other Nissan models internationally. The grille is updated and so is the front bumper with with new fog lamp inserts and even a clever horizontal chrome lining.
At the rear. the new Sunny gets a revised bumper with a larger chrome garnish. The antenna moves to the rear of roof and the car gets new wheel caps for lower versions and new alloy wheels for the high end versions. Overall, we like the new avatar though from certain angles, the Sunny still looks a bit sober. Given that top end models will cost over Rs 10 lac on-road, cars like the Verna / City in the same price bracket (though mid level versions) look class apart!

What we like
Lot of changes to either ends of the car plus new alloy wheels - we also love the new 'night' shade
What we don't like
Though it looks better now, the Renault Scala, we feel still has a better rear!

Nissan Sunny Exteriors Details

Nissan Sunny Front design

The Sunny has large head lamps and grille, chrome lining around the central air dam and fog lamp housings at the front.

Nissan Sunny Rear design

At the back, the Sunny gets a chrome garnish on the boot lid and a black faux air diffuser in the rear bumper.

Nissan Sunny Side profile

The top end Sunny models comes with alloy wheels, turn indicators in ORVMs and a chrome window line lend a more premium appeal to the side profile of the car.

Nissan Sunny Ground Clearance

Nissan Sunny has a ground clearance of 165mm.


Nissan Sunny Engine & Performance

The 1.5 diesel motor is good to drive and is fuel efficient. There's very little turbo lag and it's super easy to drive int he city.

What we like
Diesel motor is good to drive and very peppy
What we don't like
Is a little noisy

Nissan Sunny Engine and Performance Details

Nissan Sunny Acceleration

Both the Nissan Sunny petrol and diesel models have adequate acceleration

Nissan Sunny In-gear acceleration

In-gear acceleration of the Nissan Sunny is good

Nissan Sunny Gearbox

The new 2014 Sunny features the same transmission as before. The gearbox in Nissan Sunny is slick and easy to operate, the clutch which has been beefed up to take the extra torque, the gearbox in diesel Sunny feels heavier than in the petrol Sunny and as a result, constant gear shifting can take a toll on your left leg. The new Sunny CVT feels quick and smooth and its efficiency has been improved as per Nissan.

Nissan Sunny Power

The Nissan Sunny is available in with a 1.5 litre petrol engine or a 1.5 litre diesel engine. The Petrol engine produces 99PS of power at 6000RPM with manual transmission & produces 101PS@6000RPM with automatic gearbox. The diesel variant is only available with manual transmission and produce 86PS@3650RPM.


Nissan Sunny Mileage and Running Costs

Nissan Sunny Petrol Mileage 16.95 kmpl

Nissan Sunny Diesel Mileage 22.71 kmpl

The new Sunny continues to use the same engines are the old one. However, Nissan has reworked the diesel motor for increased economy that now stands at a rated 22.71, an improvement of almost 5%.
Expect real world economy of 16-17 from the diesel in city and 11-12 from petrol (city conditions). Interestingly, the CVT transmission offers slightly better economy as compared to the manual one. On the highway, expect 22-24kmpl from the diesel and 16-17 from the petrol at speeds of 100-110km/h.

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Nissan Sunny Petrol Variants
Nissan Sunny XE Petrol 16.95 kmpl
Nissan Sunny XL Petrol 16.95 kmpl
Nissan Sunny XL CVT Petrol 17.97 kmpl
Nissan Sunny Diesel Variants
Nissan Sunny XE Diesel 22.71 kmpl
Nissan Sunny XL Diesel 22.71 kmpl
Nissan Sunny XV Diesel 22.71 kmpl
Nissan Sunny XV Diesel Premium 2 22.71 kmpl
Nissan Sunny XV Diesel Premium 1 22.71 kmpl

Nissan Sunny Petrol Mileage

The petrol Sunny has a rated economy of 16.95 for the manual version and 17.97 for the CVT version. Expect the following figures in real world driving City usagePetrol 11-12 Highway 16-17 

Nissan Sunny Diesel Mileage

The diesel Sunny has a rated economy of 22.71kmpl which is an improvement over the earlier version. Expect the following figures in real world driving City usagePetrol 16-17 Highway 22-24 

Nissan Sunny Handling Braking & Safety

Handles quite well. Confident around corners. There isn't many safety features. You have to opt for safety package for it.

What we like
Good at corners and confident car overall
What we don't like
Very few safety feature

Nissan Sunny Handling, Braking & Safety Details

Nissan Sunny Handling

The Sunny handles decently but is not as sporty as some of the competitors. There's a significant boy-roll while cornering hard and it's very clear that the car is tuned for comfort.

Nissan Sunny Braking performance

The Nissan Sunny is fitted with front disk brakes and rear drum brakes that are considered as the perfect combination for immediate braking. With the combination of the Anti-lock Braking System (ABS) with the Electronic Brake Force Distribution (EBD) and the Brake Assist (BA), the braking system is more powerful for giving the ultimate braking when applied.

Nissan Sunny Safety features

Security features in the Sunny include driver and passenger airbag, anti-lock brakes with electronic brake force distribution and brake assist.

Nissan Sunny ABS

ABS feature is available on the Nissan Sunny.

Nissan Sunny Traction control

There is no traction control in the Sunny.

Nissan Sunny Comfort & Suspension

The Sunny is all about the space. There's so much space int he car that it leaves behind cars with bigger wheelbase and more expensive. Ride quality is good too.

What we like
Very comfortable rear seat. Oodles of space.
What we don't like
Suspension is little bumpy at higher speed

Nissan Sunny Comfort & Suspension Details

Nissan Sunny Comfort

Comfort is one of the Nissan Sunny's main forte. It can sit 3 in comfort at the back with any complains. Ample space with more than adequate knee and shoulder room, make Sunny a very comfortable car for the passengers.

Nissan Sunny Front suspension

Nissan Sunny comes with McPherson struts up front.

Nissan Sunny Rear suspension

Nissan Sunny has rear suspension with torsion bar.

Nissan Sunny Specifications

Dimension & Weights

Overall Length 4425 mm
Overall Width 1695 mm
Overall Height 1505 mm
Ground Clearance 165 mm


Torque 134Nm @ 4000rpm
Displacement 1498 cc
Power 99 PS @ 6000 rpm
No of Cylinders 4

Fuel Efficiency

Mileage Highway 17 kmpl
Mileage City 12 kmpl
Mileage Overall 13.25 kmpl

Wheels & Tyres

Tyres 185/65 R15
Wheel Size 15 inch inch
Wheel Type Steel Rims

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Nissan Sunny Features

Nissan Sunny XE Petrol XL Petrol XL CVT Petrol XE Diesel XL Diesel XV Diesel XV Diesel Premium 2 XV Diesel Premium 1
Airbags Front-
Power Steering
Power Windows Front-
Audio System
Alloy Wheels

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Nissan Sunny Colors

  • Night Shade
  • Pearl White
  • Deep Grey
  • Onyx Black
  • Bronze Grey
  • Blade Silver

Nissan Sunny Price

Nissan Sunny Price in New Delhi

Rs 7.40 L - 10.50 L
ex-showroom price in New Delhi
Check On Road Price

The ex showroom price of Nissan Sunny ranges from Rs 7.40 Lakh to Rs 10.50 Lakh. Nissan Sunny is available in 8 variants. To find the on road price of Nissan Sunny you need to click on the check on road price.

Nissan Sunny has 3 Petrol variant(s), 5 Diesel variant(s), the cheapest variant is Nissan Sunny XE Petrol which has a Petrol engine, and starts at Rs 7.40 Lakh, the most expensive variant is Nissan Sunny XV Diesel Premium 1 which has a Diesel engine and is for Rs 10.50 Lakh .

Nissan Sunny News

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By Abhishek Chaliha Posted on Jul,07,21 12:44 PM

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Sunny CVT Break problem
By Posted on Dec,12,25 11:20 AM

Pros Great Looks,Great Interiors,Fuel Efficiency,Comfort,Break problem R & D could not rectify

Cons ,Every thing is good except break issue which is not reliable over a period

I bought Sunny CVT Petrol in Jan 2014 from Shawar Nissan Bangalore (KA05MP2406), since that time there is noise in break system, When we release the break slowly, Service centre tried to rectify the fault, they failed to rectify, the called Specialist from Chennai, once again R& D tried solution for the problem. once again my car was taken for repair, they failed to do. Finally they say the NOISE will be there and I have to compromise and live it with it. I did not had such problem HondaToyota or any Automatic cars, I have been driving since 25 Years. Please think many times to BUY CVT Nissan car.

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By Vinod Posted on Aug,14,2014 at 11:18 AM

This is a beautiful looking caaaaaar! Soo spacious infact 6th person can sleep on its second row floor and the 7th in
its monster boot (490 lts) !!! There are more pros for this gorgeous looking Beast than its cons. This is C+ sedan
looking for some serio

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