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Compare Hyundai i20 Active Vs Nissan Micra Active

Snapshot: We compare the specifications of the Hyundai i20 Active with the Nissan Micra Active.

Hyundai hatchbacks have been dominating the car market since a long time now. Hyundai i10 came with a bang followed by Grand i10 and Hyundai i20 Active. Hyundai i20 Active has been only marginally successful in terms of sales numbers if we compare it with the Elite i20. However, it competes with other cars in the market, One such amongst them is Nissan Micra Active. Nissan Micra is a cute looking hatchback, which is offered in only petrol variants. The exteriors are wonderful, while the interiors are covered with ample of comfort features. The specification sheet present below will help you compare the cars.

Specification Sheet

Hyundai i20 Active Safety vs. Nissan Micra Active Safety

  • Number of Airbags
    1
    2
  • Airbags
    Driver frontal airbag
    Driver frontal airbag, Front passenger frontal airbag
  • Braking Systems
    Anti-lock Braking system (ABS)
    Anti-lock Braking system (ABS), Electronic Brake Distribution (EBD), Electronic Brake-force Assistance (EBA)
  • Engine Immobilizer
    Yes
    Yes
  • Parking Assistance
    Rear sensors
    No
  • Child Safety Locks
    Yes
    Yes
  • Door Ajar Warning
    Yes
    Yes
  • Central Locking
    Yes
    Yes

Hyundai i20 Active Exterior vs. Nissan Micra Active Exterior

  • Rear Spoiler
    Yes
    No
  • Headlights
    Projector with DRLs
    Halogen
  • Front Fog Lights
    Yes
    No
  • Roof Rails
    Yes
    No
  • Rear Wash / Wiper
    No
    No
  • Rear Defogger
    Yes
    No
  • Wheels
    Alloy
    Steel
  • Bumper
    Body colored bumper
    Body colored bumper
  • ORVMs (Outside Rear-view Mirrors)
    Internal adjustment-Electric with Auto folding
    Internal adjustment-Manual
  • Skid Plate
    Yes
    No

Hyundai i20 Active Interior vs. Nissan Micra Active Interior

  • Power Windows
    All Windows
    All Windows
  • Power Steering
    Power Steering - Electric
    Power Steering - Electric
  • Instrument Console
    Analog + Digital
    Analog + Digital
  • Multifunction Display
    Yes
    Yes
  • Adjustable Steering Column
    No
    Rake
  • Power Seats
    No
    No
  • Seats Material
    Fabric
    Fabric
  • Leather Wrapped Steering
    No
    No
  • Multifunction Steering Wheel
    Yes
    No
  • Sun Visor
    Driver and Passenger
    Driver and Passenger
  • Seat Height Adjustment
    Manual Adjustment
    Manual Adjustment

Hyundai i20 Active Comfort vs. Nissan Micra Active Comfort

  • Audiosystem
    Integrated Radio, MP3 Player with Aux-in, USB and Bluetooth
    AM/FM Radio with USB & Aux-in
  • Navigation System
    No
    No
  • Ventilation System
    Manual Air conditioning with cooling and heating
    Manual Air conditioning with cooling and heating
  • Boot-lid Opener
    Internal with remote
    Internal
  • Fuel-lid Opener
    Internal
    Internal
  • 12V Power Sockets
    Yes, 1
    Yes, 1
  • Bluetooth
    Yes
    No

Hyundai i20 Active Instrumentation vs. Nissan Micra Active Instrumentation

  • Tachometer
    Yes
    Yes
  • Key Off Reminder
    Yes
    Yes
  • Headlight Reminder
    Yes
    Yes
  • Low Fuel Warning
    Yes
    Yes
  • Fasten Seat Belt Warning
    Yes
    Yes

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

  • Length
    3995 mm.
    3801 mm.
  • Width
    1760 mm.
    1665 mm.
  • Height
    1555 mm.
    1530 mm.
  • Wheelbase
    2570 mm.
    2450 mm.
  • Ground Clearance
    190 mm.
    154 mm.
  • Kerb Weight
    --
    1008 kg
  • Boot Space
    285 l.
    251 l.
  • Fuel Tank Capacity
    45 ltr.
    41 ltr.
  • Minimum Turning Radius
    5.2 m.
    4.65 m.

Hyundai i20 Active Body vs. Nissan Micra Active Body

  • Seating Capacity
    5
    5
  • Body Type
    Hatchback
    Hatchback
  • Doors
    4
    4

Hyundai i20 Active Engine vs. Nissan Micra Active Engine

  • Cylinder Configuration
    In-line
    In-line
  • Cylinders
    4
    3
  • Displacement
    1197 cc
    1198 cc
  • Power (PS @ RPM)
    83 @ 6000 
    68 @ 5000 
  • Torque (Nm @ RPM) 
    114 @ 4000 
    104 @ 4000 
  • Engine Location
    Front, Transverse
    Front, Transverse
  • Fuel Type
    Petrol
    Petrol
  • ARAI Certified Mileage
    17.19 km/liter
    19.49 km/liter

Hyundai i20 Active Transmission vs. Nissan Micra Active Transmission

  • Drivetrain
    FWD (Front Wheel Drive)
    FWD (Front Wheel Drive)
  • Type
    Manual
    Manual
  • Gears
    5
    5

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

  • Front Brakes
    Ventilated Disc
    Ventilated Disc
  • Rear Brakes
    Drum
    Drum
  • Front Tyres
    195/55 R16
    165/70 R14
  • Rear Tyres
    195/55 R16
    165/70 R14
  • Wheels Size
    R16
    R14

The specification sheet has been prepared by comparing top petrol variants of the cars - Hyundai i20 1.2 S with the Micra Active XVS. Compare full features of the cars by clicking here.

Hyundai i20 Active Vs Nissan Micra Active (Design and Exteriors)

Hyundai i20 Active is for all intents and purposes a crossover with outside dimensions of less than 4 meters. The exteriors have the capability to keep you enthralled. The stylishness is coupled well with the sportiness. The typical and very enchanting fluidic design technology is there, which is alike to Verna sedan. The façade of the crossover has hexagonal shaped radiator grille with Hyundai Logo dipped in chrome. The fog lamps are shaped round and are synced with the bumper and aluminum-nudge guard. The headlamps huddle has projector headlights installed. The side profile is tastefully done with B and C black pillars and door handles in chrome finish. The ORVMs are body color built-in with turn indicators. The entry level model has silver alloy wheels, while the top end has diamond cut alloy wheels. The ground clearance is impressive. The rear profile is attractively voguish.  The eye-catching and slender tail lights are prominent with concave style windscreen. Chrome inserts have been provided on the tail gate that enhances the sporty feature in a great way.

The trendy and cute looks are the high points of Nissan Micra Active. The car comes with body colored bumpers in all variants along with huge headlamp cluster and large air dam that helps cooling off engine without any problem. The front windscreen has intermittent wipers, while the fog lamps can be seen in the top end variant. The high variants also have ORVMs with turn indicators and body colored door handles. The full wheel covers are also present in the top end trims of the car. The rear end has chrome finished company’s logo, curvy tail lights and good-sized wind screen.

Hyundai i20 Active Vs Nissan Micra Active (Interiors and Features)

Hyundai i20 Active crossover is gorgeous plus the inside has been loaded with stunning interiors. The dual tone color theme is tempting and the option of blue and tangerine orange colored inserts are fascinating. The chrome hints bring on the required sophistication to the interiors. The dashboard has a flamboyant gaze, which cuddles in instrument panel, air conditioning system & 3-spoke power steering wheel. The Bluetooth connectivity is endowed with finer music system making music buffering totally wireless. The audio and call controls are mounted on power steering wheel to give convenience to the driver. On the other hand, these features have been fixed only in top end trim. The seats are well cushioned and premium upholstery provides utter comfort. The power windows, clutch foot rest, ticket holder, accessory power outlet, battery saver, passenger vanity mirror, internally adjustable outside mirrors and lane change indicator are the other features in Hyundai i20 Active.

Nissan Micra Active has cool and airy cabin along with impressive interiors. The air conditioning is manual here, but thoroughly efficient in all ways. The music system is refined and comes with Bluetooth connectivity in the top end variant. It also has USB and Aux-in support. The speakers are spread in an evenly manner offering an interesting entertainment experience to the occupants. Apart from this, the power steering wheel has been mounted with audio and call controls, while the dashboard is big and the glove box have massive space for your things. The sun visors are present for both driver and front co-passenger along with vanity mirror. The upholstery for the seats is of high quality, which enhances the looks even more. The top end variant gets equipped with four power windows.

Hyundai i20 Active Vs Nissan Micra Active (Engine, Transmission and Gearbox)

Hyundai i20 Active is proffered in both diesel and petrol variants. The 1.2-Litre Kappa engine with 1197cc displacement is fixed in petrol variants. With a powerful motor, it has the capacity to churn out maximum power of 81.8bhp and 114.7Nm of torque. The engine is assisted with five-speed manual transmission. On the other hand, the diesel variant features 1396cc 1.4-Litre common rail based direct injection fuel supply system power train. The power delivery here is around 88.7bhp along with 220Nm of torque. The six-speed manual gearbox coupled with the diesel engine is quite awe-inspiring.

Nissan Micra Active is only petrol variants. The 1.2-Litre motor has the displacement capacity of 1198c and has 12 valves and 3 cylinders configuration. This power train manages to churn out 67.06bhp of power along with 104Nm of peak torque. The five speed-manual transmission coupled with the engine is ideal and ensures good performance and enhanced fuel economy.

Hyundai i20 Active Vs Nissan Micra Active (Mileage and Safety)

Hyundai i20 Active is amazingly fuel dexterous, in both petrol and diesel variants. The petrol trim that has 1.2-Litre MPFI fuel supply system happily gives away 17.19kmpl of mileage. On the other hand, the diesel trims installed with 1.4-Litre CRDi engine delivers top fuel economy of 21.19kmpl.

 Nissan Micra Active has been fixed with 1.2-litre 1198cc petrol engine, which doesn’t disappoint in terms of fuel economy. On the city roads, the car gives out 16.24kmpl of mileage, while on the expressways, the car manages to give away great fuel economy of 19.49kmpl.

Coming to the safety features of Hyundai i20 Active, they are unquestionably ideal. Hyundai i20 Active has a muscular body, which is strong enough; the car comes with central locking, day and night inside rear view mirror, dual horn, and bold headlamps, advanced engine immobilizer. These are present in all variants, while 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 acts as display. The top end trim of i20 Active is gifted with automatic headlamps, dual SRS airbags, and keyless entry with smart key and clutch lock.

The safety department of Nissan Micra Active is decent and comes geared up with numerous safety features. The body of Micra Active is strong and side impact beams safeguards the occupants in the car. The dual SRS airbags are fixed for the driver and front co-passenger, engine immobilizer, anti-lock braking system, electronic brake force distribution system and brake assist. The central door locking system is present in all variants except 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

Nissan Micra Active and Hyundai i20 Active are amazing hatchbacks, but with the option of diesel variant, high class mileage and more space on the inside, i20 Active takes away the car. however, the cute looks Micra Active are impressive, but it is a little difficult for it to compete with the ever so successful Hyundai i20 Active.

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