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NISSAN Micra 5 Doors Series/Models Timeline, Specifications and Pictures

Generations: 11
First production year: 1989
Engines: , Gasoline, Diesel
Body style: Hatchback
 

2020 - Present

While all the world was fighting with a pandemic situation, the carmakers had to adapt and adjust their lineups to comply with new pollution rules. Nissan Micra was already in its fifth generation, and it shook the market with its striking look. It was so bold that just a few noticed that it featured rear drum-brakes while other carmakers only had those systems in their museums. But the custo...

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%s engines:

  NISSAN Micra 1.0L Turbo

2017 - 2020

The fifth generation of the Nissan Micra was unveiled at the 2016 Paris Motor Show. It was built on the same platform as the Renault Clio and it was available only as a 5-door hatchback. The Micra traced its roots back in time until the '80s. Over time, it was offered in various forms, including sedan, convertible, and a 3-door version. But after the Renault-Nissan alliance started to wo...

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gasoline engines:

  NISSAN Micra 5 Doors 0.9L IG-T 5MT (90 HP)

  NISSAN Micra 5 Doors 1.0L 5MT (71 HP)

  NISSAN Micra 5 Doors 1.0L DIG-T 6MT (117 HP)

diesel engines:

  NISSAN Micra 5 Doors 1.5L dCi 5MT (90 HP)

2013 - 2017

The Micra, also known as the March in most of Asia, is one of Nissan's oldest models, as the supermini dates back to 1982. The third generation, built in Britain, was the most popular. Its replacement launched in 2010 had to make due with cost cuts and its image was tarnished. The last 2010 model was available with only one engine and one trim level, which limited Micra’s audience. ...

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2010 - 2013

The fourth generation of the Nissan Micra was unveiled at the 2010 Geneva Motor Show. Its long list of standard features and the decent price made it a good buy for customers around the world. The first generation of the Nissan Micra was introduced to the market in 1982 and its main quality was its reliability. Over the years, the Micra didn't grow in size. The fourth-generation was, in ...

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2007 - 2010

Nissan introduced a facelifted version for the Micra range in 2007 and brought more appeal to its small-segment vehicle. The 2007 facelift was more critical than the one made by Nissan to the K12 Micra in 2005. It even received a new internal code designation as K12C. Usually, when a carmaker made a facelift, it didn't change that. But the Japanese manufacturer made improvements in all t...

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2005 - 2007

After three years on the market, the third generation of the Micra needed to be refreshed and prepared for the Euro 5 emission standards, and that affected both the three and the five-door versions. Facing a tough challenge from other European carmakers, Nissan acted promptly and upgraded the Micra. Yet, it was not that successful, partly due to its uninspired design that made many customers ...

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2003 - 2005

A new design, a new platform jointly developed with Renault, and a new choice of engines made the 2003 Nissan Micra 5-doors a good city vehicle. The third generation of Nissan Micra was unveiled at the 2002 Paris Motor Show. It was slightly longer than its predecessor but featured a longer wheelbase as well. It was based on the Renault-Nissan alliance B-platform, developed for small and compa...

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2000 - 2003

Nissan decided to introduce a final refresh for the Micra range in late 1999 for the 2000 model year, and besides the exterior upgrades, the drivetrains were also improved. With the introduction of the Euro 3 emission standards in Europe, which became mandatory for all new cars starting in January 2001, the Japanese carmaker had to improve the Micra after the 1997 facelift. Even though th...

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1998 - 2000

Nissan introduced a facelifted version for the Micra in 1998 and improved it in every way, starting with the exterior look and ending with the powertrains. Nissan saw an opportunity in small vehicles when it introduced the Micra and tried to keep its advantage over the years. But Renault, Peugeot-Citroen, Fiat, Opel, and Volkswagen were there to get a slice of the market. But Nissan was no ne...

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1992 - 1998

The first Nissan Micra was introduced in 1982 in Japan as Nissan’s response to the successful Honda City. It was later in 1983 when the small Micra came to Europe and impressed everyone with its practicality and the low fuel consumption. While the first generation offered a single engine option, the second generation released in 1992 came with two new aluminum units with capacities of 1.0-...

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1989 - 1992

Nissan introduced a final facelift for the Micra's first generation in 1989, trying to keep the car on the market until a new model was ready to face the market. Micra has had serious difficulties hiding its age since it was launched in 1982. Despite a few other upgrades, its design was dusty, and the wedged shapes of the early-'80s were no longer something to look for. Moreover, th...

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