Nissan Pulsar (C13) marks the comeback of Nissan in the compact vehicle segment, this time with a car designed for global market. This Pulsar that you see here is manufactured in 2014, being a car from the first batch of C13 vehicles produced. Pulsar name was used for various body styles of Nissan and Datsun vehicles over time, starting with the ’80’s.
Model: Nissan Pulsar / Nissan Pulsar 1.5 dCi, Tekna trim level
Production: 2014 –
Body type: hatchback, 5 seats
Price without VAT: 18,548 Euro
Engine: 1.5-litre (1,461 cc) transverse in-line four-cylinder turbocharged engine, intercooler, common rail, direct injection. The maximum output is 81 kW / 110 PS/hp at 4,000 rpm and peak torque is 260 Nm (approx. 191 ft-lbs), available between 1,750 and 2,500 rpm.
Gearbox: 6-speed manual
Tyres: Dunlop SP Winter Sport 4D 205/50 R17 93H
Acceleration 0-100 km/h (0-62 mph): 11.5 seconds
Top speed: 190 km/h
Declared average fuel consumption: 3.6 liters of diesel per 100 km
Emissions: EU5, 94 g CO2/km
Fuel tank (l): 46
Dimensions (mm): L 4,387 / w 1,768 / h 1,520
Luggage compartment capacity (l): 385 – 1,385
Wheelbase (mm): 2,700
Weight: 1,345 kg
Front suspension: Independent MacPherson strut, coil springs, sway bar.
Rear suspension: Torsion beam axle, coil springs.
Main standard equipment
Frontal airbags for driver and front passenger, side airbags for driver and front passenger, curtain airbags for front and rear seats; ABS; ESC/ESP; Start/Stop; cruise control; speed limiter; dual-zone automatic air conditioning; 4 electric windows; slidable front central armrest; rear central armrest with cup holders; Advanced-Drive Assist trip computer with 5-inch display; exterior temperature indicator; height and depth adjustable steering column; height adjustable driver seat; heated side mirrors and electrically adjustable and foldable; leather steering wheel and gear shifter; steering wheel controls for audio, trip computer and cruise control; fog lights; LED headlights with auto on/off function; rain sensor; keyless entry and start; NissanConnect multimedia system with 5.8-inch touchscreen, SD card, CD, MP3, radio, USB, AUX, 6 speakers, rearview camera; Around View Monitor; Nissan Safety Shield, consisting Lane Departure Warning (LDW) and Blind Spot Monitoring (BSM); 17 inch alloy wheels.
Main optional equipment (price in euro, without VAT)
Bronze metallic paint (362).
+ easy to drive
+ useful driving and parking aids
+ great technology pack
+ silent suspension
– small touchscreen for NissanConnect infotainment system
Driven by Adrian M. for 215 km, 6.7 l/100 km average fuel consumption, 3,330 km total mileage of the car.
Filmed at AFI Palace Cotroceni