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Compare Hyundai Elite i20 Vs Nissan Micra

Snapshot: Although the Elite i20 is one of the best selling hatchback in the market but there are a lot of cars with which it battles. Check out the specification comparison of the car with the Nissan Micra.

Hyundai Motors India sells the most number of cars after Maruti Suzuki in the country. The manufacturer is known for its fluidic designs and comfortable interiors. Almost every car of Hyundai has brought success to the manufacturer without failure. Amongst some of them, Hyundai Elite i20 has been doing extremely well in terms of sales. However, the competition that the car faces is also stiff. In the segment, there are many other hatchbacks that compete neck to neck with Hyundai Elite i20. Nissan Micra is one of the car that competes with the i20 Elite for space. Both the hatchback are offered with petrol and diesel engine options along with them the car also get impressive looks and spacious interiors. The detailed specification sheet below will help you understand the specifications of the top variants in detail. 

Specification Sheet

Hyundai Elite i20 Safety vs. Nissan Micra Safety

  • Number of Airbags
    2
    4
  • Engine Immobilizer
    Yes
    Yes
  • Parking Assistance
    Yes, Rear sensors with camera
    Yes, Rear sensors with camera
  • Child Safety Locks
    Yes
    Yes
  • Door Ajar Warning
    Yes
    Yes
  • Central Locking
    Yes
    Yes
  • ABS (Anti-lock Braking System)
    Yes
    Yes
  • EBD (Electronic Brake-force Distribution)
    No
    Yes

Hyundai Elite i20 Exterior vs. Nissan Micra Exterior

  • Headlights
    Halogen
    Halogen
  • Front Fog Lights
    Yes
    Yes
  • Rear Wash / Wiper
    Yes
    Yes
  • Rear Defogger
    Yes
    Yes
  • Wheels
    Alloy
    Alloy
  • ORVMs (Outside Rear-view Mirrors)
    Internal adjustment-Electric with folding
    Internal adjustment-Electric with folding
  • Turn Indicators on ORVMs
    Yes
    Yes

Hyundai Elite i20 Interior vs. Nissan Micra Interior

  • Power Windows
    All Windows
    All Windows
  • Power Steering
    Electric Power, Yes
    Electric Power, Yes
  • Instrument Console
    Analog + Digital
    Analog + Digital
  • Multifunction Display
    Yes
    Yes
  • Adjustable Steering Column
    Yes, Rake, Reach
    Yes, Rake
  • Multifunction Steering Wheel
    Yes
    Yes
  • Sun Visor
    Driver & Front Passenger
    Driver & Front Passenger
  • Seat Height Adjustment
    Manual Adjustment
    Manual Adjustment
  • Start / Stop Button
    Yes
    Yes

Hyundai Elite i20 Comfort vs. Nissan Micra Comfort

  • Navigation System
    No
    No
  • Ventilation System
    Fully automatic climate control, Yes
    Fully automatic climate control, Yes
  • Automatic Headlamps
    Yes
    No
  • Boot-lid Opener
    Internal
    Internal
  • Fuel-lid Opener
    Internal
    Internal
  • 12v Power Outlet
    Yes
    Yes
  • Second Row AC Vents
    Yes
    No
  • Adjustable Headrests
    Yes, Front and Rear
    Yes, Front and Rear
  • CD / MP3 / DVD Player
    Yes
    Yes
  • FM Radio
    Yes
    Yes
  • Bluetooth
    Yes
    Yes
  • USB Compatibility
    Yes
    Yes
  • Aux-in Compatibility
    Yes
    Yes
  • Cup Holders
    Yes, Front and Rear
    Yes, Front and Rear
  • Keyless Entry
    Yes, Smart Key
    Yes, Smart Key
  • Infotainment Screen
    No
    No

Hyundai Elite i20 Instrumentation vs. Nissan Micra Instrumentation

  • Tachometer
    Yes, Analog
    Yes, Analog
  • Odometer
    Yes, Digital
    Yes, Digital
  • Average Fuel Consumption
    Yes
    Yes
  • Average Speed
    Yes
    No
  • Tripmeter
    Yes, 2
    Yes
  • Distance to Empty
    Yes
    No
  • Fuel Gauge
    Yes, Digital
    Yes, Digital
  • Engine Malfunction Light
    Yes
    Yes
  • Speedometer
    Yes, Analog
    Yes, Analog
  • Key Off Reminder
    Yes
    Yes
  • Headlight Reminder
    Yes
    Yes
  • Low Fuel Warning
    Yes
    Yes
  • Fasten Seat Belt Warning
    Yes
    Yes

Hyundai Elite i20 Dimensions and Weights vs. Nissan Micra Dimensions and Weights

  • Length
    3985 mm
    3825 mm
  • Width
    1734 mm
    1665 mm
  • Height
    1505 mm
    1530 mm
  • Wheelbase
    2570 mm
    2450 mm
  • Ground Clearance
    170 mm
    160 mm
  • Kerb Weight
    1515 kg (Diesel) / 1066 kg (Petrol)
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  • Boot Space
    285 litres
    251 litres
  • Fuel Tank Capacity
    45 litres
    41 litres

Hyundai Elite i20 Body vs. Nissan Micra Body

  • Seating Capacity
    5
    5
  • Body Type
    Hatchback
    Hatchback
  • Doors
    5
    5

Hyundai Elite i20 Engine vs. Nissan Micra Engine

  • Cylinder Configuration
    In-line
    In-line
  • Cylinders
    4
    4 (Diesel) / 3 (Petrol)
  • Displacement
    1396 cc (Diesel) / 1197 cc (Petrol)
    1461 cc (Diesel) / 1198 cc (Petrol)
  • Power (PS @ RPM)
    90@4000 (Diesel) / 83@6000 (Petrol)
    64@4000 (Diesel) / 77@6000 (Petrol)
  • Torque (Nm@RPM)
    220@1500 (Diesel) / 115@4000(Petrol)
    160@2000 (Diesel) / 104@4000 (Petrol)
  • Turbocharger
    Yes (Diesel) / No (Petrol)
    Yes (Diesel) / No (Petrol)
  • Engine Location
    Front, Transverse
    Front, Transverse
  • Fuel System
    Injection
    Injection
  • Emission Norm
    BS IV g/km
    BS IV g/km
  • Fuel Type
    Diesel / Petrol 
    Diesel / Petrol
  • ARAI Certified Mileage
    22.54 km/litre / 18.6 km/litre
    23.08 km/litre (Diesel) / 19.34 km/litre (Petrol)

Hyundai Elite i20 Transmission vs. Nissan Micra Transmission

  • Drivetrain
    FWD (Front Wheel Drive)
    FWD (Front Wheel Drive)
  • Type
    Manual
    Manual (Diesel) / Automatic (Petrol)
  • Gears
    6 (Diesel) / 5 (Petrol)
    5 (Diesel) / 5 (Petrol)

Hyundai Elite i20 Brakes/Wheels and Tyres vs. Nissan Micra Brakes/Wheels and Tyres

  • Front Brakes
    Ventilated Disc
    Ventilated Disc
  • Rear Brakes
    Drum
    Drum
  • Front Tyre & Rim
    195/55 R16
    175/60 R15 
  • Rear Tyre & Rim
    195/55 R16
    175/60 R15 
  • Wheels Size
    R16
    R15

The specification sheet has been prepared by comparing Hyundai Elite i20 Asta (Diesel) with the Nissan Micra XVP (Diesel) and Hyundai Elite i20 Asta (Petrol) with the Nissan Micra XV (Petrol). Compare full features of the cars by clicking here.

Hyundai Elite i20 Vs Micra (Design and Exteriors)

Hyundai i20 Elite is certainly amongst the pretty looking cars, which is congenial appearance in just a single glance. The fluidic body structure is a signature move of Hyundai and it is endured with class here as well. The proportions are done to perfection and provide the car a persona that stands apart from others. The front view is designed smartly, with the right amount of sophistication and sportiness. The headlights have halogen lamps with turn indicators, while the grille is augmented with chrome finish. The large air damn just below the body colored bumper is in sync. The top end trims also get fog lamps and alloy wheels. The side profile has body colored door handles and ORVMs incorporated with turn blinkers. The rear has been kept fashionable and very enamoring. The tail gate is sporty and the rear spoiler is harmonized well together. The tail lights are styled in a titillating manner, which make the appearance furthermore enhanced.

The chic and endearing exteriors are the highlighting points of Nissan Micra. The car is fixed with body colored bumpers along with huge headlamp cluster and large air dam that aids the engine to cool off quickly. The front windscreen has intermittent wipers, and fog lamps are installed in the top end variant. The higher variants also have ORVMs with turn indicators and body colored door handles. The full wheel covers enhance the exteriors to a good level thereby providing a very pleasing look to the eyes. The rear end has chrome finished company’s logo, rounded tail lights and good-sized windscreen.

Hyundai Elite i20 Vs Nissan Micra (Interiors and Features)

The Hyundai i20 Elite interiors are remarkable. The well-ventilated cabin is very impressive, while the comfort features installed here are ample in number, which makes sure that the passengers experience an incredibly comfortable and relaxing ride. The dual tone color scheme is soothing to the eye and makes the appearance of the interiors pleasing. The dashboard incorporates ample utility features. The manual air conditioning system is resourceful and cools the cabin efficiently. The multifunctional power steering wheel has audio and call controls and the Bluetooth connectivity with the music system is perfect. Four power windows are there in the top end trim along with first-class upholstery. There are additional utility features that permit the journey to become much more comfortable.

Nissan Micra has breezy and spacious cabin along with imposing interiors. The manual air conditioning is thoroughly efficient. The music system is distinguished and comes with Bluetooth connectivity in the top end variant. Accompanied by this, the music system also has USB and Aux-in support. The speakers are swelled in an evenly fashion offering a fascinating entertainment experience to the passengers. With the exception of this, the power steering wheel is mounted with audio and call controls, while the dashboard is full-size and the glove box have immense space. The sun visors are in attendance for both driver and front co-passenger along with vanity mirror. The upholstery for the seats is of premium quality, which develops the looks even more. The top end variant gets equipped with all four power windows.

Hyundai Elite i20 Vs Nissan Micra (Engine, Transmission & Gearbox)

Hyundai i20 Elite is accessible in both diesel and petrol variants. The 1.2-Litre Kappa engine with 1197cc displacement is fitted in all petrol variants. This one has the capability to produce maximum power of 83PS and 114.7Nm of torque. The engine is coupled with five-speed manual transmission. On the other hand, the diesel variant has the powerful 1396cc 1.4-Litre common rail based direct injection fuel supply system power train. The power delivery here is around 89.9PS along with 220Nm of torque. The 5-speed manual gearbox coupled with the diesel engine is fairly exhilarating.

Nissan Micra is also offered in both diesel and petrol variants. the petrol one has been equipped with 1.2-Litre 1198cc engine, which 3 cylinders and 12 valves configuration. The engine has been coupled with five-speed manual transmission that allows the car to churn out maximum power of 76PS and 104Nm torque. There is also an automatic variant of Micra, which permits the car to deliver 77PS power and 104Nm of torque.  The diesel variants of Nissan Micra are done to perfection too. It has been installed with 1.5-Litre 1461cc engine, which comfortably gives away good power and torque.

Hyundai Elite i20 Vs Nissan Micra (Mileage and Safety)

Hyundai i20 Elite is implausibly fuel proficient in both petrol and diesel variants. The petrol trim with 1.2-Litre MPFI fuel supply system contentedly gives away 17.19kmpl of mileage. On the other hand, the diesel trims installed with 1.4-Litre CRDi engine churns out top fuel economy of 21.19kmpl.

Nissan Micra with 1.2-Litre petrol engine gives away peak mileage of 18.44kmpl, while the automatic variants top the mileage with 19.34kmpl. The diesel variants of the car manage to give away 23.08kmpl.

In terms of safety, Hyundai i20 Elite is simplified and ensure high-quality safety for the occupants. Hyundai i20 Elite has a brawny body structure and the side impact beams adds on to the safety department of the car. Additionally, the crossover is fixed with several features, the top end trim come with central locking, day and night inside rear view mirror, dual horn, and bold headlamps, advanced engine immobilizer. On the other hand, mid range variants have rear defogger, impact sensing auto door lock, driver’s airbag, ABS, and front fog lamps accompanied by rear parking sensors. The electro-chromatic internal rear view mirror also acts as a display screen when required. The top end trim here also has automatic headlamps, dual SRS airbags, and keyless entry with smart key and clutch lock.

The safety department of Nissan Micra is decent. The body of Micra is muscular and side impact beams defends the occupants in the car. The dual SRS airbags are fixed for the driver and front co-passenger, engine immobilizer, electronic brake force distribution system, anti-lock braking system, and brake assist. The central door locking system is currently in all variants excluding the base trim. The follow me headlamps are nice, while the headlight on warning indicator, key remove warning, driver’s seat belt warning are in the top end trim of the hatchback.

Verdict

Both Hyundai i20 Elite and Nissan Micra are impressive hatchbacks. However, it is the Hyundai i20 Elite which offers both the engines that are more powerful than the Micra. The Micra is a kind of car that can offer you exclusivity like no other. The car is extremely well equipped too. The only reason that might keep you from buying the car is the service network of the Nissan which is not as vast as the Hyundai. 

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