The 2018 Nissan Kicks is a compact SUV manufactured by Nissan Motor Co. The Nissan Kicks was first introduced in October 2016. The main competitors of the 2018 Nissan Kicks include the Honda HR-V, Mazda CX-3, and Toyota C-HR.
In this article, we will explore the towing capacity of the 2018 Nissan Kicks.
How much can the 2018 Nissan Kicks tow?
The 2018 Nissan Kicks has a towing capacity of up to 1,000 pounds, when properly equipped.
Please note, the towing capacity will vary based on factors such as engine type, drivetrain and whether or not your vehicle is equipped with a towing package. If you are unsure of your vehicle’s towing capacity, please contact your local dealership for details.
2018 Nissan Kicks Payload Capacity
The 2018 Nissan Kicks has a maximum payload capacity of up to 992 pounds.
Again, the payload capacity will vary based on factors such as engine type and drivetrain. If you are unsure of your vehicle’s payload capacity, please contact your local dealership for details.
2018 Nissan Kicks Tow Package
No, the 2018 Nissan Kicks does not include a tow package. However, it is possible to purchase a tow package from your local dealership or aftermarket retailer. The 2018 Nissan Kicks tow package includes a trailer hitch receiver, wiring harness, and ball mount. Please note that the tow package does not include a trailer brake controller.
Towing Capacity By Engine and Drivetrain
The 2018 Nissan Kicks is powered by a 1.6-liter 4-cylinder engine that produces 122 horsepower and 114 lb-ft of torque. The engine is paired with a continuously variable automatic transmission (CVT). Front-wheel drive is standard, and all-wheel drive is optional.
1.6L 4-Cylinder Towing Capacity: 1,000 pounds
Towing Capacity By Trim Level
The towing capacity of the 2018 Nissan Kicks will vary based on certain factors like engine, drivetrain and trim level. We’ve broken out the maximum towing capacities by trim level below:
2018 Nissan Kicks S Towing Capacity: 1,000 pounds
2018 Nissan Kicks SV Towing Capacity: 1,000 pounds
2018 Nissan Kicks SR Towing Capacity: 1,000 pounds
As you can see, the towing capacity of the 2018 Nissan Kicks is the same regardless of trim level.
Kicks Towing Capacity vs Competitors
The 2018 Nissan Kicks has a towing capacity of up to 1,000 pounds. Here’s how it stacks up against some of its main competitors:
2018 Honda HR-V: 1,500 pounds
2018 Mazda CX-3: 2,000 pounds
2018 Toyota C-HR: 1,500 pounds
As you can see, the 2018 Nissan Kicks has a lower towing capacity than some of its main competitors. However, it should be noted that the Kicks’ payload capacity is higher than that of the Honda HR-V and Toyota C-HR.
2018 Nissan SUV Towing Chart
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