Nissan Tiida is First Produced
The Nissan Tiida is a compact car produced in hatchback and sedan form by Japanese automaker Nissan.
Marketed by its maker and classified by most reviewers as a subcompact car in the United States and Canada due to its exterior size, the U.S. EPA considers the North American Versa model a midsize car as it does all Nissan cars. The Tiida replaces both the long-running Pulsar and the Sunny models by September 30, 2004. Available as the Tiida in Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Finland, Greece, Ireland, Japan, Middle East, Mauritius, Mexico, Costa Rica, Panama, Paraguay, South Africa, former eastern bloc countries, China and Sri Lanka, it is also known in export markets as the Nissan Versa (United States and Canada) and Nissan Latio (Southeast Asia). The Tiida is based on the new global Nissan B platform with the wheelbase stretched.
The Tiida's styling was previewed with the Nissan C-Note show car a year before its launch. The models are characterized by being somewhat tall, a trend that resurfaced in the late 1990s. The range consists of a five-door hatchback and a four-door sedan called the Nissan Tiida Latio. The Tiida became available in key eastern European markets from June 2007 and in Germany in January 2008, but Ireland was the first country in western Europe to receive the car, due to the previous popularity there of the earlier Almera sedan, and greater general popularity in Ireland of smaller sedans compared to some other European markets.
In China, the Tiida is produced by the Dongfeng Motor Company, a joint venture between Nissan and a local company. In Taiwan it is produced by Yulon. It arrived in some Eastern European countries in late 2007, replacing the Almera small family car.
The Nissan Tiida has been around since 2004 in Japan, and in select European countries since 2007. In January 2008, Nissan revealed their new facelifted Nissan Tiida (hatchback) and Tiida Latio (sedan).
The five-door hatchback Tiida and four-door sedan Tiida Latio have been enhanced with some key changes including new exterior features and interior designs, retuned power steering, powertrain enhancements and a new Plus navi HDD package.
The exterior features a new grille, front bumper, headlamps, taillights, rear bumper and new wheel covers. The interior sports a more modern look as well as better visibility and usability, new instrument cluster design and metallic-finish dash panels.
Under the hood sits a 1.5-litre or 1.8-litre four-cylinder engine, the larger of which can be coupled to a six-speed manual transmission. There are also two optional dealer packages available: the Nismo S-tune Aero Package and Nismo Performance Package.
The EV-11 prototype electric car was based on Tiida, but includes a 80 kW/280 N·m (210 lb·ft) electric motor, 24kWh lithium-ion battery pack rated 160 km distance, navigation system, EV remote control and monitoring.
The prototype vehicle was unveiled in Nissan's Yokohama headquarter in 2009-08-02. Production version was set to begin sale in U.S. and Japan in 2010.
The Nissan Tiida is a subcompact car manufactured by Nissan, replacing both the long-running Pulsar and the Sunny models in its home market as of September 30, 2004. The Tiida is not based on the Nissan C platform like the Renault Mégane, but rather the Nissan B platform with the wheelbase stretched.
Its styling was previewed with the Nissan C-Note show car a year before its launch. The models are characterized by being quite tall, a trend that resurfaced in the late 1990s. The range consists of a five-door hatchback and a four-door sedan called the Nissan Tiida Latio.
In North America, it is called the Versa. North and Latin American models of the Tiida uses a DOHC 1.8 L gasoline engine and is assembled at Nissan's Aguascalientes, Mexico assembly plant. In China, the Tiida is produced by the Dongfeng Motor Company, a joint venture between Nissan and a local company.
There is a 1.5 liter version of the car offered in Japan with a 1.5 L I4 HR15DE engine.
There is a 1.5 liter version of the car offered in Singapore with a 1.5 L I4 QR15DE engine.
There is a 1.6 liter version of the car offered in China with a 1.6 L I4 HR16DE engine.
It appears aiming at the standard with a new small sedan. A livability wide in which the interior and the class where it is modern and feeling of luxury exist are exceeded, and the feature is a high driving performance and comfortable riding.
Externals of having made "Spacious & modern" a theme feel settled atmosphere as the sedan such as long roofs where a horizontal keynote has a presentiment of room length centering on the front mask with a wide feeling. High-quality painting equal with a senior car was given, and the shine it was glossy and with the depth was achieved.
The theme in the interior is "Comfort & modern. "The maximum spaciousness in the class to be able to extend the foot to the front and back seat in a relaxed manner boasts. An area that was not only wide but also enough for the overhead clearance and the shoulder space was secured, it was encompassed, and it made it to the room where the relaxation was felt simultaneously with the feeling. It aims at an intellectual space by the fine quality of the adoption of a big seat pad, a ceiling mesh tricot that sticks to the sense of touch and softness, momentary softness to which it sits, and the steady holding.
Both 1.8L and 1.5L DOHC is installed in the engine. The transmission is 4-speed AT or Ecstoronic CVT of the no steps changing the speed according to the grade. Safety equipment such as a front seat active headrests and dual airbags necessary and intimately is all car standard. Genuine leather of grainwood & combination's steering wheel is adopted for 18G and 15G besides 1.8L car is made to correspond to S-LEV at the decrease level of the standard 75%2005 year in December, 2005, and 1.5L car also is aiming at the enhancement of equipment.