Its exceptional and spacious interiors put Nissan Sunny ahead of all other sedans in terms of rear seat space, legroom and luxury. Thus, in order to keep the tradition alive and to attract a large number of car buyers, the Japanese auto maker has launched an automatic edition of Nissan Sunny. Available in a petrol variant, Nissan rolled out the 4th generation of Nissan Sunny equipped with continuously variable transmission or X-Tronic CVT in short.

Boasting of being 10 percent smaller size-wise and weighing 13 percent lighter, The all new Nissan Sunny automatic exhibits a 1.5 litre four cylinder engine that is similar to the engine of Renault Scala. The 2013 edition of Nissan Sunny automatic averages a maximum output of 101PS of peak power and 134 Nm of peak torque when paired to a 5-speed automatic CVT gearbox, according to the test results of ARAI. Claiming of being more efficient than the manual transmission version, the automatic transmission will be generating a fuel economy of 17.97 kilometers per litre as compared to the previous 16.95 kilometers per litre generated by the manual edition. Apart from this, the all new Nissan Sunny features an adaptive shift control that allows the gearbox to opt from any one of more than a thousand plus shift patterns that are based on various driving styles.

Other than the above mentioned mechanical features, the Nissan Sunny automatic edition will be made available to the buyers only in the mid-level XL trim. The 2013 edition of Nissan Sunny will also exhibit all-four power windows along with keyless entry and go. One can also witness a double-DIN audio system and the audio controls being mounted on steering. Also, the double-DIN audio system will be compatible with CDs and auxiliary inputs. On the inside, the all new sedan features dash integrated music system with four speakers along with power steering, two airbags and both side electric door mirror. On the outside, the car is mounted on alloy wheels that give the car a ground clearance of 165mm. Measuring 4425 mm in length, 1695 mm in width and 1505 mm height-wise, the all the Nissan Sunny automatic also exhibits 490 litres of boot space. Also, the automatic version of Nissan Sunny that comes in a petrol variant displays body colored bumpers along with rear defogger.

Best suited for mid-sized or nuclear families, Nissan Sunny Automatic offers a lot of reasons to the buyers to be their choice. Luxurious space, automatic transmission and robust structure are few of them. Being loaded with striking features, chances are high for Nissan Sunny Automatic to be in direct competition with Ford Fiesta, Honda City and Hyundai Verna. Holding such an assorted range of striking offerings in its kitty, Nissan Sunny would have been an immediate hit had Nissan had introduced a diesel engine variant paired with automatic transmission. Having been perceived as a luxurious sedan, it will be fascination to see how Nissan Sunny Automatic excels in the Indian market.