The Pixo is competitively priced and running costs shouldn't break the bank. It returns a whopping average of more than 65mpg and super-low CO2 emissions mean it’ll cost a pittance in tax. Insurance premiums are among the lowest around, too. However, the Pixo doesn’t hold its value particularly well.
Nissan Pixo Hatchback quality & reliability
The Pixo's cabin is a pretty bleak place to sit, because you have to put up with unappealing, cheap-looking plastics, rough edges and exposed screw heads. Reliability is always a Nissan strong point, but the Pixo is built on Nissan's behalf by Suzuki. The car was rated as below average for reliability in the 2012 JD Power survey.
Nissan Pixo Hatchback safety & security
Visia cars have a few worrying omissions - you get twin front airbags, have ISOFIX child-seat mounting points, and that’s about it. That’s really not enough. Pricier N-tec models have side airbags, but even then, you have to add an option pack at extra cost if you want curtain ‘bags and stability control.