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Nissan Micra 1.3 3d (SR) (1998/R)

Nissan Micra 1.3 3d (SR) (1998/R) - Owner Review

I've driven faster cars... but the Micra never fails to put a smile on my face.

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Nissan Micra (93-02)


4 out of 5

I'm glad I didn't buy new as I feel £11,010 is a little too much for this car. Maybe justified if Nissan had included ABS as standard, but it was only an option.


2 out of 5

Doesn't need spares too often... good job too, at Nissan prices.


5 out of 5

I've driven faster cars... but the Micra never fails to put a smile on my face.


5 out of 5

0-60 feels a lot quicker than figures suggest. Begs to be revved. On a brief spell on a German Autobahn, kept the speedo in three figures, comfortably for over an hour with no complaints or ill effects. Heavily unsettled by cross winds, though.


5 out of 5

Top draw. Banishes that nagging doubt about starts on frosty mornings. Clutches are quite weak so watch out for that.


2 out of 5

To be honest, the image isn't great. It is seen as transport for the elderly although I'm not sure why. If you take a census of Micra owners, it crosses all age ranges and both sexes.


4 out of 5

Very roomy for a small car. 'Sport' seats offer slightly more side support than regular seats, but are noticeably stiffer. Better than other small cars on long journeys.

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2 out of 5

Immobiliser on my model, but could have done with standard alarm as well.


4 out of 5

Friendly and receptive... not great at noticing faults, though.


No problems. Paint seems to chip quite easily though.

No problem. Purrs like a well content kitten.

Gear grating problem. Turned out to be clutch not engaging properly. Sorted by dealer, though it was quite expensive.

Sunroof sticking. Sorted out by dealer.


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