Nissan Kicks Information

Safety · Fuel Efficiency · MPG

Nissan Kicks Safety

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has conducted 0 recalls, 0 investigations of reports of a defective product, and recorded 0 safety complaints filed against this vehicle.


Crash Test Results (ratings out of 5):

Year Variation Overall Rating Front Crash Rating
(Driver)
Front Crash
(Passenger)
Side Crash
(Driver side)
Side Crash
(Passenger side)
Rollover
2020 2020 Nissan Kicks SUV FWD Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated 4
2019 2019 Nissan Kicks SUV FWD 4 5 (picture) 4 5 (picture) 4 4
2018 2018 Nissan Kicks SUV FWD Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated

Fuel Efficiency

Nissan has manufactured models of Kicks for 3 years. They average 33.0 combined miles per gallon, with the latest 2020 Kicks above average at 33 combined MPG.

Government regulators estimate the fuel cost of the 2020 Kicks to be $1,150 per year. This estimate is based on 15,000 miles driven, 55% city driving and 45% highway driving, and regular gasoline.

Compared to other vehicles, you spend $1,500 less over 5 years compared to an average vehicle.

The Kicks consumes about 10 barrels of petroleum per year, according to the standard estimate of 15,000 miles driven. Most of the world's petroleum comes from countries like Russia, Saudi Arabia, the U.S., and Iraq.

The Kicks emits 268 grams of CO2 per mile, or roughly 4,020,000 grams per year. To put this into perspective, a normal tree absorbs about 21,000 grams of CO2 per year, so about 191 trees would offset these emissions. The Kicks does not have start-stop technology.

Vehicle Model Combined MPG Highway MPG City MPG
2020 Nissan Kicks 33 36 31
2019 Nissan Kicks 33 36 31
2018 Nissan Kicks 33 36 31

MPG breakdown by model options

The Nissan Kicks has 3 different model options on record with the EPA since 2018. For the most accurate MPG estimates, find your exact model below.

Vehicle Model Combined MPG Highway MPG City MPG
2020 4-dr, Automatic (variable gear ratios), 4-cyl, 1.6 L 33 36 31
2019 Automatic (variable gear ratios), 4-cyl, 1.6 L 33 36 31
2018 Automatic (variable gear ratios), 4-cyl, 1.6 L 33 36 31