The new Nissan Pulsar launches with two engines – a 1.2-litre DIG-T petrol unit and a 1.5-litre dCi diesel, which offers emissions from 94g/km and 78mpg.
The 1.2-litre DIG-T petrol unit has an output of 115PS, while the 1.5-litre dCi generates 110PS and 260Nm of torque. An even more powerful 190PS 1.6-litre turbocharged petrol engine will join the range early in 2015. Both launch engines are fitted with Idle Stop-Start as standard, helping to reduce CO2 emissions.
The 1.2-litre DIG-T has fuel consumption of 56.5mpg on the combined cycle and emissions of 117g/km. The Pulsar’s diesel option takes the form a four-cylinder 1.5-litre dCi turbodiesel. This 110PS Renault-Nissan Alliance-developed unit emits just 94g/km of CO2 and offers a combined fuel economy figure of 78.5mpg.
The new Pulsar is equipped with a six-speed manual gearbox as standard. Customers specifying the 1.2-litre DIG-T will also have the option of an advanced XTronic transmission available in the UK in November 2014.
The new Pulsar range features four trim grades: Visia, Acenta, n-tec and Tekna. All models come with air conditioning, five-inch Advanced Drive-Assist Display, alloy wheels and electric windows all-round. Tyre Pressure Monitoring System, six airbags and Stop & Start system are also all fitted as standard across the range.
The entry level Visia is priced from £15,995. The range-topping Tekna, priced from £20,345, has additional Nissan Safety Shield Technologies including Forward Emergency Braking, Moving Object Detection, Lane Departure Warning and Blind Spot Warning.
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