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Nissan Micra 1.0 Profile 5d (1999/V)

Nissan Micra 1.0 Profile 5d (1999/V) - Owner Review

5 doors, excellent fuel economy, very easy to drive and park.

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Review submitted by
Tejpal Grewal on

Nissan Micra (93-02)


5 out of 5

What does this car say about you?
Practicality rules above all else

What do your friends / family / neighbours think of the car?
functional if not boring

Would you buy this car again and why?
yes, it serves its purpose well and feels like it wont let you down. a car and manufacturer you can trust.

What are you likely to buy next?
this is my wifes car so next time around i'll get her a mini like she has always wanted even if it is less practical.

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?
September 2010

Did you get a good deal and why?
I thought i did, i saw similar cars with less equipment for alot more cash. A guy took the micra in PX and wanted to get rid so i paid cash and took it the same day.

Is there any special reason why you bought this car?
I needed a little runaround for my mrs before our little girl came along seeing as i use our main car to commute to work

What was the dealer like?
Friendly guy, very honest which is a novelty.

Driving it

4 out of 5

What's it like to drive?
very easy, nippy around town with enough power (just about)to cut it on the motorway. unless you are planning on racing its more than adequate performancewise.

What's it like to park?
very easy, gets into places other cars cant.

Living with it

5 out of 5

Have you had any problems with the car?
not at all. the car is very clean and runs as expected.

What's most practical about your car?
5 doors, excellent fuel economy, very easy to drive and park.

Favourite gadget, option or accessory?
CVT gearbox, its not like normal auto's and seems to be more responsive.

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