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Overall reader verdict 4 out of 5 stars

  • What's it like to drive
    3 out of 5 stars
  • Running costs
    3 out of 5 stars
  • Quality, practicality and equipment
    3 out of 5 stars

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50 reader reviews for Nissan Note Hatchback.
  • 1.6 Tekna 5dr

    James Belmega Date: 13/09/2008
    • Overall verdict
      3 out of 5 stars
    • What's it like to drive
      3 out of 5 stars
    • Running costs
      4 out of 5 stars
    • Quality, practicality and equipment
      3 out of 5 stars
    • Average MPG
      35.5

    My car

    Mine is an automatic and I have covered just over 12000 miles in 6 months. Good :- The mpg is reasonable. My two teen-age children like it and find it roomy and funky. I love the engine and gearbox and find it is very nippy. The intelligent key works fine. The ride is hard and speed bumps really jar the car but I suppose the handling makes up for it. The bluetooth in the radio/CD player works really well with my mobile phones.

    Bad:- I paid an extra £700 for the technology pack consisting of reversing sensors and upgraded alarm. These are dealer fitted and neither work as they should. The fog light is on all the time due to this BCM problem. Great! I find the road noise really loud at speeds over 60mph and it's a lot worse than my wife's Fiesta. The seat material is both uncomfortable and impractical. The stitching on the leather steering wheel is very "sharp/hard" and really makes holding the wheel unpleasant. It steams up really easily in damp weather and I have the a/c on all the time to combat this. The electric power steering is a lot heavier than my old Espace. The front tyres need replacing within the next month and so will have lasted about 13,000 miles.

    Overall this car gets you from A to B but I would not have another one.

  • 1.6 SVE 5dr

    Graham Chapman , West Yorkshire . Date: 21/07/2008
    • Overall verdict
      1 out of 5 stars
    • What's it like to drive
      3 out of 5 stars
    • Running costs
      3 out of 5 stars
    • Quality, practicality and equipment
      3 out of 5 stars
    • Average MPG
      36.5

    My car

    had a few teething problems from new with the BCM, first of all the fog light came on on its own and wouldnt turn off so they replaced the BCM then the rear wiper wouldnt return to its park possition yep it was the BCM again so they reprogrammed it then we couldnt get the car to start yep you guessed it it was the BCM needed REprograming and as of now we cant use the front drivers window button to put the window automaticly to the top, and we have a friend who has just got his note and has started to have the same problem with the fog light (BCM) its about time nissan sorted this problem out

  • 1.4 SE 5dr

    Iain Mills , Lanarkshire . Date: 09/06/2008
    • Overall verdict
      4 out of 5 stars
    • What's it like to drive
      4 out of 5 stars
    • Running costs
      4 out of 5 stars
    • Quality, practicality and equipment
      4 out of 5 stars

    My car

    I've just traded in my car (07 plate) for a Qashqai. This was done purely for space for holidaying but I would like to give others my review for the Note. Prior to the Note I owned a 2.2dci Tino extras and I initially found the drop in spec from Tino to Note a let down. Once I was familiarised with the Note and all of it's trait's I was delighted. It's nippy about town hold's it's own on the motorway and did all that was asked of it. Fuel consumption led a little to be desired when 'the wife' was driving it (very heavy right foot) but I managed a healthy 38-40mpg about town and easily 50-55mpg on the motorway. High driving position is a plus and it seated 4 adults with surprising comfort. This is a very healthily priced car and would have no hesitation in recommending it. My parting shot is there is'nt a huge difference in the cab (space-wise) between the Note and Qashqai.

  • 1.4 SE 5dr

    sarah lander Date: 27/05/2008
    • Overall verdict
      2 out of 5 stars
    • What's it like to drive
      3 out of 5 stars
    • Running costs
      2 out of 5 stars
    • Quality, practicality and equipment
      2 out of 5 stars

    My car

    I have owned a 1.4SE from new, having read the other reviews and having just had my car serviced by Yeoman Nissan in Bognor I agree with the negative comments on the other reviews concerning the dealerships, in fact after the way I was treated today whilst picking up my previously immaculate car, only to find contact scuff marks and plastics damage to the surround of the offside passanger mirror I join the discontented and angry. i was treated as a liar and inconvenience, and a "silly woman" it was suggested to me that the scuffs could have been done whilst the car was at Tescos!!!when i asked for the fact that the car had been damaged on their prperty to be noted on their system before i left it wasnt appriciated one bit by the body shop manager I was trying to reason with and I left feeling that customer care is not a phrase they would be familiar with.

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