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Nissan Micra 1.0 Profile 3d (1999/T)

Nissan Micra 1.0 Profile 3d (1999/T) - Owner Review

The boot space is decent, the interior room is decent enough for a small car. Economy is good.
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Review submitted by
Will Brice on

Nissan Micra (93-02)

Summary

4 out of 5

What does this car say about you?
Nothing in particular, probably shows i am new to the road.

What do your friends / family / neighbours think of the car?
Family and friends think its a perfect little runabout that feels nice to drive in. Friends are often surprised with its performance being a small engine.

Would you buy this car again and why?
I would based on the fact its a brilliant little runabout with good economy, drive-ability and performance.

What are you likely to buy next?
Probably another small hatchback with more emphasis on the performance. For example a toyota yaris 1.5 vvti sport.

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?
£250

When did you buy the car?
January 2014

Did you get a good deal and why?
Yes, the previous owner had the car lying about not being used.

Is there any special reason why you bought this car?
Just needed a basic runabout car after passing my test.

What was the dealer like?
Was with a person i knew, absolutely no problem to strike a good deal with.

Driving it

4 out of 5

What's it like to drive?
Surprisingly nippy for a 1L engine, more guts than you would expect. Doesn't perform brilliantly uphill or when carrying lots of passengers but isn't too much of an issue. Absolutely fine round town and on the motorway. Feels very nice and easy to drive, steering could be a tad lighter but does not raise any issues.

What's it like to park?
Very easy to park as the turning circle is brilliant and the car is only small. Good all round visibility. Lighter steering however would be preferable.

Living with it

4 out of 5

Have you had any problems with the car?
No serious problems so far, passed every mot with no issue.

What's most practical about your car?
The boot space is decent, the interior room is decent enough for a small car. Economy is good.

Favourite gadget, option or accessory?
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