Used Nissan Micra Hatchback 2003 - 2010 review

Category: Small car

Section: Ownership cost

2003 - 2010 review
Nissan Micra Hatchback (02 - 11)
  • Nissan Micra Hatchback (02 - 11)
  • Nissan Micra Hatchback (02 - 11)
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Ownership cost

What used Nissan Micra hatchback will I get for my budget?

How much does it cost to run a Nissan Micra hatchback?

Even the thirstiest Micra (the 1.6) is good for more than 40mpg, so you won't have to worry about fuel costs. The 1.4s give mid-40s and our favourite 1.2 is knocking on the door of 50mpg. The diesels, meanwhile, smash the door down and go all the way past 60mpg.

Servicing isn't cheap, though. A Renault Clio costs about the same, but a Vauxhall Corsa, Toyota Yaris, Peugeot 206 and Skoda Fabia - to name a few - are all cheaper to maintain.

Buy a two- or three-year-old Micra and value loss won't be a headache, either. However, take care not to pay some of the optimistic prices being asked for nearly new examples or you'll be hit in the pocket when you sell your car on later.