Kicks Brings More ADAS to CUV Segment for 2022

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Nissan announced the pricing for the 2022 Kicks entry-level, sub-compact crossover (CUV) which includes technology aimed at a younger audience, including a robust array of advanced driver-assistance systems (ADAS).

All Kick models, including the $19,700 S variant, come with the Nissan Safety Shield® 360, a suite of six major ADAS: automatic-emergency braking (AEB) with pedestrian detection; high-beam assist; lane-departure warning; blind-spot warning; rear cross-traffic alert, and – unique within this segment – rear automatic emergency braking.

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Younger buyers expect technology to keep them connected, so Kicks features standard Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™ on all 2022 Kicks grades, as well as available NissanConnect® Services – a suite of convenience and security features that includes an available Wi-Fi hotspot, remote vehicle commands like keyless entry, and safety features including Automatic Collision Notification.

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Every 2022 Kicks comes with a standard 1.6-liter DOHC 16-valve 4-cylinder with Continuous Variable Valve Timing Control System. The engine is rated at 122 horsepower and 114 pounds-feet of torque and paired with a smooth, Xtronic transmission powering the front wheels.

Fuel economy is rated at 31 mpg city, 36 mpg highway and 33 mpg combined.

To view the complete Nissan announcement, click HERE.

Mike Geylin
Mike Geylin

Mike Geylin is the Editor-in-Chief at Hagman Media. Geylin has been in automotive communications for five decades working in all aspects of the industry from OEM to supplier to motorsports as well as reporting for both newspapers and magazines on the industry.