2018 Nissan Kicks First Drive | Edmunds

Edmunds special correspondent Elana Scherr takes the 2018 Nissan Kicks on a first drive around San Diego. How does the Kicks fare in the highly competitive subcompact crossover SUV segment? Watch to find out.

Q: What engine does the 2018 Nissan Kicks have?
A: The Kicks uses a 1.6-liter four-cylinder engine that's rated at 125 horsepower and 115 pound-feet of torque. The four-cylinder is paired with a continuously variable automatic transmission.

Q: What kind of fuel economy does the 2018 Nissan Kicks get?
A: It gets an EPA-rated 33 mpg combined (31 city/36 highway), better than its main rivals, the Ford EcoSport, the Honda HR-V, the Hyundai Kona and the Toyota C-HR.

Q: How much cargo space does the 2018 Nissan Kicks offer?
A: It offers 53.1 cubic feet. Of its competitors, only the HR-V offers more, with 58.8 cubic feet.

Q: How much does the 2018 Nissan Kicks cost?
A: The base model, the S trim, starts at $18,965, including destination. The midlevel SV starts at $20,665, and the top trim SR begins at $21,265.

Read our First Drive review here: https://www.edmunds.com/car-news/first-impressions/2018-nissan-kicks-first-drive.html

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