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Nissan Almera Tino MPV (00 - 05) review

(2000 - 2005)
Nissan Almera Tino MPV (00 - 05)
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Which used Nissan Almera Tino estate should I buy?

Launched on a W-plate in 2000, the car has four engines. A 114bhp 1.8 and 136bhp 2.0 are the petrols, while the two diesels are both 2.2s, but with 110 or 134bhp. The diesels are best for high-speed hauling, and all are fine around town. However, our overall favourite is the 134bhp diesel for its cruising ability and fuel economy.

Trims start at the base S, which has remote central locking and a radio cassette, plus powered front windows, mirrors and sunroof. However, we'd step up to the SE, which adds air-con, while SE2 gets alloys and a CD player. Powered rear glass and a CD changer are standard on the SE+. A new trim, SVE, was introduced in April 2003, and includes satellite-navigation and traction control. All cars come with twin front and side airbags, plus three proper seatbelts in the back.

Plenty of Tinos were sold, so you should have precious little shopping around to find exactly the right model to suit you.

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Which used Nissan Almera Tino estate should I buy?

Launched on a W-plate in 2000, the car has four engines. A 114bhp 1.8 and 136bhp 2.0 are the petrols, while the two diesels are both 2.2s, but with 110 or 134bhp. The diesels are best for high-speed hauling, and all are fine around town. However, our overall favourite is the 134bhp diesel for its cruising ability and fuel economy.

Trims start at the base S, which has remote central locking and a radio cassette, plus powered front windows, mirrors and sunroof. However, we'd step up to the SE, which adds air-con, while SE2 gets alloys and a CD player. Powered rear glass and a CD changer are standard on the SE+. A new trim, SVE, was introduced in April 2003, and includes satellite-navigation and traction control. All cars come with twin front and side airbags, plus three proper seatbelts in the back.

Plenty of Tinos were sold, so you should have precious little shopping around to find exactly the right model to suit you.

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