Nissan Micra

From 20.781 euros
  • Bodywork utilitarian
  • Doors 5
  • Plazas 5
  • Power 92 cv
  • How to consume it 5,3 - 6,3l/100km
  • Trunk 300 liters
  • Assessment 4

El Nissan Micra he is quite a grandfather within the urban category. A model with a long history and journey that has managed to position itself as one of the market references. Its history starts a long time ago, in 1983, although at that time it was marketed under the Datsun logo, a brand belonging to Nissan.

Over the years and generations, the little Micra gained in size and qualities. The editions were happening. Today there are a total of five. The last of them hit the market in 2016. A totally changed model compared to its predecessor, although with the same philosophy that has always accompanied it.

The Nissan Micra is considered an important model within the Japanese house, so much so that It was the first to introduce a design philosophy that has subsequently been applied to other models. such as Nissan X-Trail or Nissan LEAF. In 2021 the Micra undergoes a small restyling. A facelift that introduces aesthetic, equipment and also mechanical novelties.

Technical characteristics of the Nissan Micra

Nissan Micra MY2021

Nissan has formed an alliance with firms such as Renault and Mitsubishi. The conglomerate shares developments, technologies and mechanics. Nevertheless, under the bodywork of the Nissan Micra hides the V platform of the Japanese brand. A modified version of it that has been adapted to the particular conditions of the urban model.

Nissan currently uses shared platforms with other models, such as the Nissan Juke which offers the same structure as the Renault Captur. But going back to the Micra, to say that its measurements are ideal for the B segment. Outwardly it reaches the 3,99 meters long, 1,74 meters wide and 1,45 meters high, presenting in turn a wheelbase of 2,52 meters.

This battle allows you to offer an approved passenger compartment for a maximum of five passengers. Three of them sit in a second row that is narrow in shoulder clearance and more correct in legroom. Regarding load capacity, the Nissan Micra offers a trunk with 300 liters of minimum volume. A figure that can grow if the rear bench seat is completely folded down in a 60:40 ratio

Mechanical range and gearboxes of the Nissan Micra

Nissan Micra MY2021

Current European environmental policies oblige manufacturers to reduce the amount of polluting emissions from their vehicles. For this reason, the Japanese took advantage of the restyling of 2021 to say goodbye to the less efficient engines of the Micra. Currently the model range revolves around a single gasoline engine, lacking electrified solutions of any kind.

All available units send power to the front axle by managing either a five-speed manual gearbox or a CVT automatic transmission. The only block offered is a 999-cubic-centimeter turbocharged three-cylinder engine. It develops a maximum of 92 horsepower at 5.000 revolutions and a torque of 160 Nm at 2.000 revolutions. (144 Nm for versions with CVT)

It is a unique configuration that allows you to enjoy the C environmental label with emissions of 123 grams of CO2 per kilometer and a average approved consumption that ranges between 5,3 and 6,3 liters per 100 kilometers traveled. Benefits are very limited; Top speed of 178 kilometers per hour and acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h in 11,8 seconds (14 seconds with the CVT).

Equipment of the Nissan Micra

Nissan Micra MY2021

From doors to inside the Nissan Micra is shown as a typical urban of the category. The presence of hard plastics is abundant, although they offer a pleasant and correct touch. Distributed throughout the body we find various elements that provide a certain touch of quality and a modest degree of personalization, such as the color of the dashboard or the upholstery.

The equipment possibilities of the Nissan Micra in the Spanish market are are structured around a single version, called Acenta Sprint. All the equipment is offered as standard, allowing the buyer to choose the exchange rate in addition to offering different optional packages and slight personalization details.

The Micra corresponds to its buyers with a complete technological development. It is worth highlighting elements such as: 360-degree camera, automatic climate control, LED headlights, smartphone connectivity, keyless entry and start, multimedia system with browser and 7-inch touch screen. All of this is completed with state-of-the-art safety equipment and driving assistants.

Test of the Nissan Micra on video

The Nissan Micra according to Euro NCAP

The Nissan Micra was subjected to the impact tests carried out by the European autonomous body Euro NCAP in the year 2017, obtaining a rating of 4 stars. The score obtained in the different tests is as follows. Protection for adult and child occupants in the event of an impact is 91 and 79 percent, respectively. In the event of a pedestrian or bicyclist being hit, he scored a remarkable 68 percent. Finally, in terms of active driving aids, it is satisfied with 49 percent protection.

The Nissan Micra of Km 0 and second hand

Since the first generation of the Nissan Micra hit the market in 1983, it has become one of the best-selling models of the Asian firm. This fact allows the number of units available in the zero kilometer and second-hand market to be large, where it can be verified a depreciation value around 35%. Everywhere we look there are units available for sale.

If we take a look at the used and second-hand channel, we see how there are several hundred different options. The most affordable correspond to the second generation models, the first edition that arrived in our country. Prices start from figures close to 500 euros for models with more than 200 thousand kilometers. The Km 0 market is also very popular, with many offers corresponding to the latest generation units. Prices start around 14.000 euros.

Rivals of the Nissan Micra

Nissan Micra - Passion Red

When we talk about segment B we talk about one of the most popular commercial niches in the European market. The gain in qualities of its representatives has meant that all brands have at least one unit for sale. The rivalry is the maximum, and that means that the Micra has a long list of direct opponents. Some of them stand out above the rest, such as: Seat Ibiza, Peugeot 208, KIA Rio, Opel Corsa, Toyota Yaris, Skoda Fabia, Suzuki Baleno, Hyundai i20, Citroën C3 o Renault Clio. In front of them the Nissan offers one of the lowest prices, although its mechanical range is also one of the most limited.


  • Exterior design
  • Customization possibilities
  • Reasonable price

To improve

  • Limited mechanical range
  • No rear electric windows
  • CVT shift behavior

Nissan Micra prices

Such is the market competition that Nissan wants to establish the Micra as one of the cheapest models in the category. The starting price of the Nissan Micra is 20.781 euros, without offers or promotions. That amount refers to a model with manual transmission and Acenta Sprint finish. The most expensive version of the family includes automatic transmission, which represents a total outlay of 22.540 euros, without offers or promotions.

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