Is the 2020 Nissan Kicks a Pleasure to Drive?


When we talk about cars, we also talk about driving pleasure. While not all cars are meant to be oriented towards driving pleasure, like that of sports cars, there are some who offer this incentive to the drivers without a formal announcement. The 2020 Nissan Kicks is one such small crossover that pleases its passengers many ways while managing to boost the driving spirit of those who have a passion for it. Our own experience of driving the 2020 Nissan Kicks matched with that of the test drivers of Salinas Nissan dealers and they shared strikingly similar experiences of driving fun, when we asked them about the recently released 2020 year edition of Nissan Kicks.

Comfort in All Senses

The group of test drivers we interviewed were all praise about this quirky little crossover from Nissan, while a couple of recent buyers joined us sharing their own driving experiences. They also added the fact that the 2020 Nissan Kicks is also a good looking crossover that proved the point that styling isn’t the forte only for the expensive cars.It has one of the most impressive exterior that makes a prominent stance with its unique combination of big front grille and newly designed wheels.

Inside it lays out a trendy interior that provides you with as much comfort you can ask for. The 2020 Kicks makes good space for four, in which it is better to occupy the rear seat with only two occupants. The cargo space behind the second row is good but gets even better when you fold down the seats.

Safety Measures

Before they started to elaborate on how it drives, some of them took time in mentioning that even from the safety point of view, the 2020 Nissan Kicks is no less a car than its competitors as Nissan equips all the Kicks trim models, namely the S, SV, and SR with automatic emergency braking, blind-spot monitors and lane-departure warnings as standard safety measures.

Drive Components

The drive pleasure that every 2020 Nissan Kicks ensure can be credited mostly to its powertrain variant that is comparatively much better than many of its rivals, making them worth mentioning. Nissan assigns a 1.6-liter inline-4 engine that is capable of making 122 horsepower when teamed to a continuously variable automatic transmission (CVT). The3 best part of this powertrain combination is its impressive fuel economy that returns 32 mpg of mileage from a combined trip of city and highway speeds, as rated by the EPA which lifts off the burden of over expenditure from the minds of the drivers that contributes largely to the drive fun.

Driving Fun

Next comes the smooth acceleration that makes every road trip venture a tad success. The only disappointment that the drivers of the Seaside Nissan dealers complained about is that Nissan didn’t allow the2020 Kicks any option to be driven with all four wheels, as the powertrain is configured only as front-wheel drive. The steering listens to all your inputs almost intuitionally, and the lightweight body keeps the 2020 Kicks well balanced even when there is a hairpin turn coming up all of a sudden.