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Nissan Micra 1.0 E 3d (2001/Y)

Nissan Micra 1.0 E 3d (2001/Y) - Owner Review

Small, cheap to run.

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Review submitted by
Anthony Toole on

Nissan Micra (93-02)


4 out of 5

What does this car say about you?
That we don't care about having a flashy car!

What do your friends / family / neighbours think of the car?
Some look down their noses, some appreciate the small car charm.

Would you buy this car again and why?
Would consider a similar but newer model (eg. air-con would be a good addition).

What are you likely to buy next?
VW Golf or Ford Focus.

Buying experience

5 out of 5

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

Did you buy this car new?

What price did you pay?

When did you buy the car?
April 2007

Did you get a good deal and why?

Is there any special reason why you bought this car?
Family member wanted to sell it on at the same time our old car died.

What was the dealer like?

Driving it

4 out of 5

What's it like to drive?
Needs revving hard to go at a reasonable pace, overtaking can be a challenge.

What's it like to park?
Good - it's small and visibility all around is good.

Living with it

4 out of 5

Have you had any problems with the car?
Nothing major - windows came unbonded from mechanism (easy to fix, just needed reattaching), recently had a check engine light (not serious, the garage tell us).

What's most practical about your car?
Small, cheap to run.

Favourite gadget, option or accessory?
Aftermarket CD player is a worthwhile addition!

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