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Nissan Almera Tino 2.2 Di SE 5d (2001/Y)

Nissan Almera Tino 2.2 Di SE 5d (2001/Y) - Owner Review

Easy to drive, easy to park. Takes a lot of cargo in volume and weight. Reasonable on fuel. Engine is like a tanks. Good solid turbo. Never needs oil. Still rolls on regardless of problems.
5

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Review submitted by
Paddy Malcolm on

Nissan Almera Tino (00-05)

Summary

5 out of 5

What does this car say about you?
It's me. ageing and rusty but keeps on going.

What do your friends / family / neighbours think of the car?
Roomy. Comfortable. As its my first car they love beastie ( or say they do) .

Would you buy this car again and why?
Totally. Just needs a tow bar and roof rack.

What are you likely to buy next?
Would love a Capri 2.8 . But realistically anything cheap and reliable with loads of load space.

Buying experience

5 out of 5

Type of dealer you bought from?
Didn't buy from a dealer

Did you buy this car new?
Used

What price did you pay?
£750

When did you buy the car?
November 2012

Did you get a good deal and why?
-

Is there any special reason why you bought this car?
Was cheap and had timing chain.

What was the dealer like?
-

Driving it

5 out of 5

What's it like to drive?
Smooth. Comfortable, a bit rattly but bearable. Starts first time every time.

What's it like to park?
Easy if you know the cars size, good visibility.

Living with it

5 out of 5

Have you had any problems with the car?
Broken rear spring, now shock leaking. Bad brake disks when bought - last owners fault not the beasties. Fan unit not working, track end rods need replaced ( all down to age of car).

What's most practical about your car?
Easy to drive, easy to park. Takes a lot of cargo in volume and weight. Reasonable on fuel. Engine is like a tanks. Good solid turbo. Never needs oil. Still rolls on regardless of problems.

Favourite gadget, option or accessory?
Love a sunroof.

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