Nissan Small / City car reviews

If a city car is top of your shopping list, then browse through our reviews to find out which small car would suit your lifestyle. 

Nippy, compact, great for city driving, small cars are good first cars as well as handy for driving around town. With fun engines and quirky looks, city cars can hold their own for longer journeys too these days. 

We have a wide range of small cars for sale listed on the site, plus expert advice about small 4x4 cars, small cars with big boots, and fun fast city cars. Read our Nissan small cars reviews, including full performance figures, running costs, practicality, safety and handling statistics and options data. Browse photo galleries and research into potential problems using thousands of owners’ reviews.

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Nissan Small / City car reviews

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  • Nissan Micra Hatchback (2017 onwards) Review

    The Micra is back on form with sharp looks and lots of kit

    Parkers rating: 4 out of 5 4.0
    New price: £14,215 - £22,655

    PROS

    • Edgy design inside and out
    • Competitively low emissions
    • Sense of fun, modernity

    CONS

    • Cramped rear headroom
    • Poor over-shoulder visibility
    • Not the most economical, with hybrid version lacking
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  • Nissan Juke Nismo (2013 - 2018) Review

    Parkers rating: 3.5 out of 5 3.5
    Used price: £5,086 - £16,672

    PROS

    • More engaging to drive than the standard Juke
    • Lots of equipment for the price
    • Excellent sports seats

    CONS

    • Looks may polarise opinion
    • Not as much fun as a proper hot hatch
    • Will be surpassed by a faster version soon
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  • Nissan Note (2013 - 2017) Review

    Small, practical family car that went off sale in 2017

    Parkers rating: 3.5 out of 5 3.5
    Used price: £2,904 - £10,618

    PROS

    • Low CO2 emissions
    • More safety kit
    • Masses of space

    CONS

    • Went off-sale in 2017
    • Still not exciting to drive
    • Wheezy petrol engine
    • Upright styling
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  • Nissan Juke SUV (2010 - 2019) Review

    Compact dimensions and quirky eye-catching design for Nissan’s smallest SUV

    Parkers rating: 3.5 out of 5 3.5
    Used price: £3,063 - £14,994

    PROS

    • Unusual styling still looks eye-catching
    • Feels compact and useful around town
    • Generous standard equipment list 
    • Frugal 1.5-litre diesel engine

    CONS

    • Firm ride on models with larger wheels
    • Some interior quality issues
    • Cramped and claustrophobic in the back
    • Underwhelming petrol engine
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  • Nissan Pixo (2009 - 2013) Review

    Parkers rating: 3 out of 5 3.0
    Used price: £755 - £3,565

    PROS

    Affordable and cost-effective to run, easy to drive, strong build quality

    CONS

    Interior feels cheap in places, tiny boot, noisy at higher speeds

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  • Nissan Micra C+C (2005 - 2009) Review

    Parkers rating: 3 out of 5 3.0
    Used price: £491 - £1,980

    PROS

    Good build quality, easy to drive, affordable running costs, neat electric roof

    CONS

    Pointless back seats, no diesel option available, cramped driving position

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