2018 Nissan Kicks: First Drive Review

© Perry Stern, Automotive Content Experience© Perry Stern, Automotive Content Experience
On the Road
We were a bit concerned about the low power numbers, but in most driving situations the Kicks doesn’t feel slow at all. Nissan has programmed the transmission to simulate gear changes on acceleration from a stop which makes the Kicks feel a bit quicker off the line. Around town we never felt like we couldn’t keep up with traffic and found the powertrain to be more than adequate.

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