The Japanese automaker – Nissan, said on Wednesday that global sales of the Nissan Micra/March has surpassed six million units.

Introduced for the first time in 1982, the actual generation Micra is the fourth-generation model. The 2010 model is equipped with Nissan’s Idling Stop system and the next-generation Xtronic CVT to help it achieve excellent fuel economy.

Yosuke Iwasa, Nissan’s global chief marketing manager for the Micra/March program, said,

“The Micra/March’s drivability, fantastic reliability and superb handling have been well received, striking a chord with customers in over 70 countries around the world.”

The car is powered by a new 1.2 litre HR12DE[36][44] (XH5) 59 kW (79 hp) 108 N•m (80 ft•lbf), 3-cylinder engine. It has a total weight of 915 kg and comes with new-generation Xtronic CVT automatic transmission.

Micra/March total sales volume (based on Nissan flash reports)
Unit volume breakdown by generation:
1st generation: approximately 1.65 million units
2nd generation: approximately 2.54 million units
3rd generation: approximately 1.63 million units
4th generation: approximately 170,000 units

Breakdown by region:
Japan: approximately 2.37 million units
Outside Japan: approximately 3.63 million units


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