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4 out of 5 4.0
Parkers overall rating: 4 out of 5 4.0
Nissan Micra Hatchback (03-10) - rated 4 out of 5
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At a glance

New price £7,380 - £13,565
Used price £350 - £6,135
Fuel economy
Not tested to latest standards
View pre-2017 economy specs
Road tax cost £30 - £210
Insurance group 6 - 17 How much is it to insure?


Eye-catching styling, excellent value, good diesel engines, easy to park


Limited boot space, rear seats are a squeeze for adults

Nissan Micra Hatchback rivals

Written by Keith Adams on

The Nissan Micra set a new standard for small cars when it was launched in early 2003, and it's still one of the best around today. The looks may not be to everyone's taste but it's well equipped, cheap to run and there are some neat features available (like keyless entry). It's cracking value too - whether you're buying new or used while light steering and good visibility make it easy to drive and park.

All the engines are economical, especially the dCi models which can average more than 60mpg and the Micra makes a surprisingly good long distance car. It may not have the youthful image of rivals like the Mazda 2 or Ford Fiesta but it's still a good small car that's hassle-free and affordable to own.

Nissan Micra Hatchback rivals

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