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Test Drives2017 Nissan Micra: Smiley Face3.5/5
Small-car sales have been in a downward spiral for quite a few years now. In Canada, consumers are trading in their compact cars for small SUVs, while subcompact car drivers and moving up to compacts. The minicar segment is also hurting, which includes the Nissan Micra, the Chevrolet Spark , …
Special EventsDriving the Streets of New York in a 2017 Nissan Micra3.5/5
The Big Apple is America’s largest and most densely populated city. It’s the financial capital of the world, the diplomacy capital of the world and arguably the cultural capital of the world. It’s a gigantic powerhouse in every facet of the word, and therefore, a perfect setting for Nissan to …
BlogA New Car for $10,000? Why Not?
You need a car to bring you from point A to point B, and your most important purchase criterion is the smallest possible monthly payment. Engine power is of little importance, just like comfort and convenience features. Four tires and a steering wheel, with a new-car warranty for peace of …
Test Drives2015 Nissan Micra: Small Car for a Small Price?4.0/5
There’s a new kid on the block: the Nissan Micra, considered by its manufacturer as a sub-compact and by me as a city car. Its size places it between a Chevrolet Spark and a Honda Fit, with its engine being more powerful than the former and less powerful than the …
MechanicalThe mini Micra goes to the Garage for its Entrance Exam
Nissan has resuscitated its little Micra this year and The Car Guide wanted to learn more about this blast from the past. To keep the starting price under $10,000, Nissan undoubtedly had to make some compromises, so we enlisted the help of the mechanics at Garage Nicolas Demers to examine …
First Drives2015 Nissan Micra: A New Car for Under $10,0004.0/5
Back in the day, when neither the price of gas nor a vehicle’s fuel consumption were big causes for concern, Nissan offered the Micra, a sub-compact whose success was predicated primarily on a very attractive base price. Introduced in Canada in 1984 then taken off the market in 1992, the …
Special EventsNissan Micra: Back 21 Years Later!
The Nissan Micra is back on the Canadian market following a 21-year leave of absence. To celebrate, Nissan is pulling out all the stops and turned the recent unveiling – which took place at Montreal’s Arsenal art gallery – into a Canada-wide media event. Some of the country’s biggest names …
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