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This car has been superseded by a newer model, click here to go to the latest Nissan Primera Hatchback (02-06) review.

Parkers overall rating: 3 out of 5 3.0
Nissan Primera Hatchback (96-99) - rated 3 out of 5
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PROS

Reliability; does everything well

CONS

Looks lack distinction

At a glance

New price £13,500 - £19,745
Used price £270 - £920
Fuel economy 32 - 43 mpg
Road tax cost £265
Insurance group 17 - 28 How much is it to insure?

PROS

Reliability; does everything well

CONS

Looks lack distinction

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The second-generation Primera carried on where the old model left off, which means comprehensive abilities and good value. The way it performed on the road was polished to the point where it was one of the nicest cars in its class to drive. The stylists didn't get too involved in its development and as such its bland design makes it easy to overlook.

But it is a very credible alternative to the Mondeo and Vectra and as a former fleet favourite can be picked up cheaply.

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