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Nissan Pulsar Pricing Starts at £15,995 OTR

After the Almera ceased production in 2006, Nissan was out of the highly competitive compact hatchback segment in Europe. But the all-new Pulsar will soon change that when it'll go on sale this autumn, holding a U.K. price tag of £15,995 (€20,160 at current rates).
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The Japanese manufacturer has played the C-segment return card pretty good with the Pulsar by pricing it competitively and by offering loads of features even in the most basic of trim levels. Speaking of which, 4 trim grades are available: Visia, Acenta, n-tec and Tekna, while interior space is up there at the top of its class.

Each of the aforementioned trim levels has been developed to give buyers the ability to differentiate models easily and opt for the one best suited for their specific needs. The entry-level Visia model of the stylish five-door hatchback comes with handy features such as a 5-inch infotainment system, buttons on the steering wheel, Bluetooth connectivity, air conditioning, 16-inch alloys, cruise control, power mirrors and idle start/stop.

Step up to the £17,645 Acenta trim level and you get some extra features over the Visia, including Forward Emergency Braking, automatic lights and wipers and Nissan's i-Key system. For a little bit more, the £18,995 n-tec adds 17-inch alloy wheels, privacy glass and LED lights, as well as a rearview parking camera and the NissanConnect 2 infotainment unit boasting full smartphone integration and Google Send-to-Car.

The top-of-the-range Nissan Pulsar Tekna costs £20,345 (€25,643 at current exchange rates) and comes with Moving Object Detection, Lane Departure Warning and Blind Spot Warning. Heated leather seats, Around View Monitor and electric folding mirrors also come as standard. Two engines are available at launch: a 1.2-liter DIG-T petrol or a 1.5-liter dCi which can be mated to either a six-speed manual or an Xtronic auto box.

While the petrol offers 115 horsepower and 190 Nm of torque and the diesel generates 110 horsepower and 260 Nm, a 1.6-liter turbo petrol will join the range early in 2015, with an even more powerful 190 hp and 240 Nm.

 
 
 
 
 

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