Nissan Micra Car Reviews

The Nissan Micra is a small family car that has been around since 1982. The Micra is a 5-door hatchback which works well for a young family with small children and as a car for new drivers. It delivers excellent fuel economy and insurance rates and running costs will be low. Given Nissan’s reputation for reliability maintenance costs should also be low. The Micra provides all-round value for money.

Price Range: £-1 - £-1
Insurance Groups: N/A - N/A
MPG Range: N/A - N/A
Score: 4/5
Value for money
Fuel economy
Light steering
Interior could be better
Ride is a little firm
A bit dull

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Nissan Micra Overview

The Nissan Micra handles decently with light steering, and delivers a good ride. It is available with petrol and diesel engines and sports a 5-speed manual transmission.

The car has an attractive exterior body shape, and also boasts an improved interior. Space is decent inside the cabin with enough room for a small family and accessibility is very good.  The Micra looks smart inside and is well finished, giving it a modern look.

The Nissan Micra standard audio system includes six disc CD changer and six speakers. Mounted high in the dash board, the stereo is easy to use. The system provides good sound quality.


The Nissan Micra was introduced in its first generation in 1982. It was available as a 3-door or 5-door hatchback and as a 3-door panel van. Nissan released the Micra Superturbo in 1988, with production limited to 10,000 units, which could accelerate from 0 – 62mph in 7.7 seconds.

The second generation of the car was produced between 1992 and 2003. The Micra was now available as a 4-door saloon and as a 5-door estate as well as the hatchback models. The panel van was dropped from the line-up. The car received a facelift in 1998, and hereafter the whole range was fitted with power steering as standard.

The Micra was available as a 2-door convertible in its third generation (and also as a 3-door or 5-door hatchback). A wider range of engines were available and the model sported a new, more aesthetically pleasing exterior.

The fourth generation of the Micra has been in production since 2010. This model comes as a 5-door hatchback with a 5-speed transmission. It boasts improved safety and improved fuel economy.

The fourth generation model was facelifted in 2013 with a new more aggressive front end and a range of additional standard equipment.


The Nissan Micra is a 5-door hatchback that makes a great car for a small family or new driver. It provides reliability and excellent value for money.

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