More About The Nissan Micra
Although South Africans only met the Nissan Micra in the early 2000s, Nissan (Datsun) has been producing this model since the early 1980s. It's cute, retro styling when it was launched in SA made it a perfect city car for the style and budget-conscious driver. Now, after many facelifts and relaunches, the car is a modern and sporty hatchback option for the trendy driver.
Now in its fifth generation in this country, motorists are calling it reliable and chic, while raving about the fact that it is kitted with all the tech and safety equipment you would hope for in a small car. Its price tag has been questioned, but when you take a look at the features and the styling, it will be justified.
The latest Nissan Micra facelift has a distinct new front exterior styling. This model has a completely reworked nose with more angular looks.
On the inside, the cabin and dashboard design are stunning with leather trim a 6.75-inch touchscreen infotainment system with Bluetooth connectivity, and a new steering wheel with steering mounted controls for media and phone operation. Drivers seem to love the Intelligent Around View monitor which features a bird's eye view that makes parking a cinch.
Nissan maintenance and servicing are known to be affordable and parts are not difficult to source, making the Micra a good option if you're looking for hassle-free and feature-rich city driving.