2018 Nissan KicksChange Year or Vehicle
of the 2018 Nissan Kicks. Base trim shown.
If I'm being honest, the prospect of driving the 2018 Nissan Kicks did not have me jumping for joy. Small SUVs might be my least favorite class of vehicles, partly because I think they're usually too expensive and lack the practicality that should be requisite to having "utility" as a part of the vehicle's designation.
That's why the Kicks felt like such a breath of fresh air to me. It has the right price, the right amount of cabin and cargo room, and the right amount of styling customization to appeal to a wide range of buyers. (It also has a name that's ripe for puns, but I will try to resist.)
Nissan curiously refused to call the Kicks an SUV at the drive event, at least in part because it doesn't offer all-wheel drive (the Kicks is front-wheel drive only) but also because it believes the Kicks can compete with the Hyundai Kona and Kia Soul, which one could argue are more hatchback cars than SUVs. But if you go on Nissan's website, it's listed under "crossovers and SUVs," so who knows. I'll just say this: The Kicks has enough value, features and usable space to work in either vehicle category.
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It is a cute sporty car
This met my needs. It is good on gas. Perfect size. It is stylish. I like it because it if off the ground, but not too much Read full review
Not a great car
The kicks does not have a console compartment, the touch screen is hard to navigate, only 10 gallon gas tank so your always at the gas station, cheap plastic interior, I owned it one month then traded ... Read full review
The 2018 Nissan Kicks currently has 0 recalls
36 months / 36,000 miles
60 months / 60,000 miles
36 months / 36,000 miles
24 Hour Emergency Roadside Assistance, Towing Assistance, Trip Interruption Benefits, 3-month free subscription to SiriusXM Satellite Radio on properly equipped vehicles, Complimentary CARFAX® Vehicle History Report™ and 3-Year CARFAX® Buy Back Guarantee
7 years / 100,000 miles7-year/100,000-mile powertrain warranty from original in-service date; $50 deductible
Under 6 years / 80,000 milesVehicles receive a 167 point inspection and reconditioning.