This is the 5th generation Nissan Micra: it’s the first one to have a turbo diesel engine, and very advanced driver assistance and comfort features, like Lane Departure Warning (LDW) + Prevention and Around View Monitor (AVM). Here we have a high-end petrol version, the Nissan Micra IG-T 90. First Nissan Micra was launched in 1982 and this fifth generation is made in Flins, France, in the same factory as Renault Clio and Renault Zoe Z.E. The car featured here has a low mileage, with less than 10,000 km on the clock.
Model: Micra / Micra Tekna / Micra IG-T 90
Body type: hatchback, 5 doors, 5 seats
Price without VAT: 14,529 Euros
Engine: 0.9-litre (898 cc) 3-cylinder transverse naturally aspirated engine, indirect multipoint injection. The maximum output is 66 kW / 90 PS/hp at 5,500 rpm and peak torque is 140 Nm (approx. 103 lb-ft) available at 2,250 rpm.
Transmission: 5-speed manual gearbox and Front Wheel Drive (FWD)
Tyres: Bridgestone Turanza T005 205/45 R17 84V
Acceleration 0-100 km/h (0-62 mph): 12.1 seconds
Top speed: 175 km/h
Declared average fuel consumption: 4.6 liters of petrol per 100 km
Emissions: EU6, 99-104 g CO2/km (depending on wheel size)
Fuel tank (l): 41
Dimensions (mm): L 3,999 / w 1,743 / h 1,455
Luggage compartment capacity (l): 300 / 1,004
Wheelbase (mm): 2,525
Weight (DIN/EU): 1,001 kg/1,076 kg
Front suspension: McPherson struts, coil springs, sway bar, vented disc brakes.
Rear suspension: Semi-independent H suspension, coil springs, drum brakes.
Main standard equipment
Frontal airbags for driver and front passenger; side airbags for driver and front passenger; curtain airbags; ISOFIX; ABS; ESP/ESC; TCS (traction control); HSA (Hill Start Assist); cruise control; speed limiter; TPMS (Tyre Pressure Monitoring System); Safety + Pack, consisting, LDW+P (Lane Departure Warning + Prevention), traffic sign recognition, AEB (automatic braking) with pedestrian detection and recognition; BSW (Blind Spot Warning); AHB (Auto High Beam); Start&Stop system; automatic climate control; EPS (electric power steering); electrically powered windows (front) with one touch function for driver’s window; electrically adjustable side mirrors, heated, and electrically foldable; fog lights; height and depth adjustable steering wheel; leather steering wheel with controls for media and cruise control/speed limiter; leather gear shifter; LED ambient lights; height adjustable driver seat; board computer Advanced Drive Assist with 5-inch colour TFT; Nissan Connect with 7-inch colour resistive touch screen, radio CD MP3, DAB, Bluetooth, AUX, USB, AUX-IN, smartphone integration; BOSE Personal sound system with 6 speakers, two of them integrated into drivers’s headrest; outside temperature indicator; LED DRL (Daytime Running Lights); LED headlights with AUTO function and Follow Me Home / Welcome; rain sensor and automatic wiper control; rear parking sensors; Around View Monitor with four video cameras around the car able to show bird-eye view and detect moving object/persons around the car; black tinted rear windows; 17-inch alloy wheels; central locking system; Nissan Intelligent Key Fob.
Main optional equipment (price in Euros, without VAT)
Orange Metallic Paint (336); Energy Orange Interior Pack (210); Black Pack for Exterior (210); Black and Silver Decals (210).
+ good ride quality
+ decent engine performance
+ good fuel economy
+ useful driver assistance systems
+ excellent parking aid – Around View Monitor
+ very good BOSE Personal audio system
+ nice steering wheel and interior design
– noisy suspension on bad roads
– no central armrest available for driver and front passenger
Driven by Adrian M. for 242 km, 7.8 l/100 km average fuel consumption, 7,225 km total mileage of the car.