Nissan Micra

Price $10,488 – $17,598
Fuel consumption 6.8 – 9.0 L/100km
The Car Guide rating 80%(view ratings)
Starring in its own racing series, the Micra is a popular choice in the subcompact segment, combining fun-to-drive dynamics with one of the lowest prices on the Canadian market. A host of colours and customization options are available to jazz up the exterior. The Micra uses a 1.6-litre four-cylinder engine whose 109 horsepower are controlled by a standard five-speed manual transmission or a four-speed automatic. Cargo room increases to 819 litres with the rear seats folded.

Detailed ratings

The Car Guide rating 80%
Fuel economy 7/10
Reliability 8/10
Safety 8/10
Infotainment 6/10
Driving 7/10
Overall 9/10

What's new in 2019



  • Affordably priced
  • Very agile in the city
  • Low fuel consumption
  • Good reliability


  • Barely enough power
  • Base trim is bare-bones
  • Steering column is not telescopic
  • No much space in back