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Nissan Micra 1.0 Passion 3d (1998/R)

Nissan Micra 1.0 Passion 3d (1998/R) - Owner Review

Cheap to run, Cheap (ish) on insurance (17 year old) and very reliable!!
5

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Review submitted by
Hasan Riaz on

Nissan Micra (93-02)

Summary

5 out of 5

What does this car say about you?
Its my first car and I am on a budget. That I care more about reliability than a badge!

What do your friends / family / neighbours think of the car?
Family love it!! Friends hate it because of the lack of room but they also love it because they don't need to get the bus!

Would you buy this car again and why?
Yes. Cheap, Reliable and very fun! Also very easy to mod!

What are you likely to buy next?
Wanted something with a little more power so my next car will most probably be a 1.4 Volkswagen Polo.

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?
£600

When did you buy the car?
January 2014

Did you get a good deal and why?
Very good deal. Was sat on someones drive for nearly a year and they were happy to get rid. Once I wiped away all the crap I got a very clean, low mileage excellent car!

Is there any special reason why you bought this car?
Reliability.

What was the dealer like?
Great!

Driving it

5 out of 5

What's it like to drive?
Fantastic! Doesn't feel underpowered and holds the road brilliantly! Great in snow/ice! Comfortably cruises along the motorway at 70+mph.

What's it like to park?
A doddle! Large windows, thin pillars and a very tight turning circle all make it a dream to park!

Living with it

5 out of 5

Have you had any problems with the car?
Nothing! Needed a new gearbox but once new box was in it was fantastic! No Probs!

What's most practical about your car?
Cheap to run, Cheap (ish) on insurance (17 year old) and very reliable!!

Favourite gadget, option or accessory?
Not many gadgets but it has to be headlight motor (moves headlights up and down).

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