Posts Tagged "Micra"

Drive Test: Nissan Micra 1.2 Visia+

Posted by on Sep 5, 2011 in Road Tests

Small car, big chops.


The old Nissan Micra was certainly a cute little thing, but it failed in one specific area. Cost. Trading heavily on its cutesy looks, Nissan effectively priced its entry-level city car out of the market, and it didn’t really have the substance to match the showroom price tag.

This fourth-generation Micra however has been the focus of serious attention on efficiency, and that includes driving down costs to reduce both the purchase price as well as running and maintenance costs. Starting at just R108 000 (although few in SA are likely to buy a car lacking A/C as this entry-level model does), the new Micra now competes head to head with the other budget buys in the market.

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Nissan 2010 Paris Motor Show

Posted by on Sep 10, 2010 in Drive News

Is Nissan losing the Plot?

Nissan make these and GT-R's, tough choice indeed

Before talking about Nissan’s 2010 Paris Motor Show plans, of which a new concept called the Townpod features strongly, let me say this; if Nissan ever release a production vehicle called the Townpod I will never publicly compliment any Nissan ever. Not even if it’s a GT-R. People are just beginning to forget the whole Datsun thing, now they’re naming concepts Townpods, that’s just ridiculous.

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