The Truth About Cars » nissan micra http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. Mon, 08 Feb 2016 20:14:50 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.4 The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. The Truth About Cars no The Truth About Cars editors@ttac.com editors@ttac.com (The Truth About Cars) 2006-2009 The Truth About Cars The Truth About Cars » nissan micra http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/themes/ttac-theme/images/logo.gif http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com Cheap Car Wars Canada: 2016 Chevrolet Spark Gets $9,995 CAD Price Tag, and Americans Should Be Seriously Pissed Off http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/cheap-car-wars-canada-2016-chevrolet-spark-gets-9995-cad-price-tag-americans-seriously-pissed-off/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/cheap-car-wars-canada-2016-chevrolet-spark-gets-9995-cad-price-tag-americans-seriously-pissed-off/#comments Fri, 15 Jan 2016 18:00:08 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1267561 Chevrolet might be trying to sell its newest Spark in the United States for $12,660 ($13,535 with freight), but the automaker is bringing its game to other low-priced subcompacts in Canada with a starting price of $9,995 CAD ($11,595 CAD with freight/PDI). That means the Spark costs $6,880 USD on the Canadian side of the border after adjusting […]

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Chevrolet might be trying to sell its newest Spark in the United States for $12,660 ($13,535 with freight), but the automaker is bringing its game to other low-priced subcompacts in Canada with a starting price of $9,995 CAD ($11,595 CAD with freight/PDI). That means the Spark costs $6,880 USD on the Canadian side of the border after adjusting […]

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This is How the Nissan Micra Cup Racecar is Built for $20,000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/11/nissan-micra-cup-racecar-built-20000/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/11/nissan-micra-cup-racecar-built-20000/#comments Wed, 04 Nov 2015 20:00:19 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1211441 When the Nissan Micra Cup series was announced in late 2014, there was one main goal: be the most affordable, semi-professional racing series in Canada. In order to achieve that goal, everything about the series needed to be cost-effective. All races were scheduled in Quebec, where the majority of competitors reside, and tires and brakes had to […]

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When the Nissan Micra Cup series was announced in late 2014, there was one main goal: be the most affordable, semi-professional racing series in Canada. In order to achieve that goal, everything about the series needed to be cost-effective. All races were scheduled in Quebec, where the majority of competitors reside, and tires and brakes had to […]

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Mark Bites Back: In Defense of Nissan http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/11/mark-bites-back-defense-nissan/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/11/mark-bites-back-defense-nissan/#comments Tue, 03 Nov 2015 19:00:47 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1210777 Bark and I, either by fate or consequence, were presented with very similar automotive options lately. While his choice was made on the Emerald Aisle, mine was made over the phone before a planned trip to watch the final round of the Nissan Micra Cup in Quebec. And while he was less than impressed with the 370Z […]

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Bark and I, either by fate or consequence, were presented with very similar automotive options lately. While his choice was made on the Emerald Aisle, mine was made over the phone before a planned trip to watch the final round of the Nissan Micra Cup in Quebec. And while he was less than impressed with the 370Z […]

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This Is Why Nissan Isn’t Bringing The Micra To America http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/08/nissan-isnt-bringing-micra-america/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/08/nissan-isnt-bringing-micra-america/#comments Mon, 03 Aug 2015 14:00:49 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1131529 Nissan began selling the Micra in the northern part of North America at the end of April 2014. The Micra was properly available by summer, and over the last twelve months — through the end of June 2015 — 11,832 Micras were sold in Canada. Could the Micra make it in America? Can we do anything other […]

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Nissan began selling the Micra in the northern part of North America at the end of April 2014. The Micra was properly available by summer, and over the last twelve months — through the end of June 2015 — 11,832 Micras were sold in Canada. Could the Micra make it in America? Can we do anything other […]

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Capsule Review: 2015 Nissan March SL 1.6 – Brazil Edition http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/02/capsule-review-2015-nissan-march-sl-1-6-brazil-edition/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/02/capsule-review-2015-nissan-march-sl-1-6-brazil-edition/#comments Thu, 19 Feb 2015 14:00:50 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1003258 Walking up to the pearl white, Japanese-Brazilian, new Nissan March, I smile. Can’t help it. It looks so cute. Especially in this top-of-the-line version all prettied up, with the bigger (and good-looking) wheels and its funky design that though more grown up than before, is still playful. Plastichrome abounds and can be found in the […]

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Walking up to the pearl white, Japanese-Brazilian, new Nissan March, I smile. Can’t help it. It looks so cute. Especially in this top-of-the-line version all prettied up, with the bigger (and good-looking) wheels and its funky design that though more grown up than before, is still playful. Plastichrome abounds and can be found in the […]

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Nissan Canada Launches One-Make Micra Cup Race Series http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/10/nissan-canada-launches-one-make-micra-cup-race-series/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/10/nissan-canada-launches-one-make-micra-cup-race-series/#comments Wed, 15 Oct 2014 13:36:20 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=931514 The Nissan Micra has already staked itself out as the most affordable new car on sale in Canada, with a base price of just $9,998 CDN. And at $19,998, it’s also the cheapest race car in the country. Nissan and Quebec performance outfit JD Motorsports are launching the one-make Micra Cup, intended as a stepping […]

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The Nissan Micra has already staked itself out as the most affordable new car on sale in Canada, with a base price of just $9,998 CDN. And at $19,998, it’s also the cheapest race car in the country. Nissan and Quebec performance outfit JD Motorsports are launching the one-make Micra Cup, intended as a stepping […]

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10% Of The Nissans Sold In Canada Are Micras http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/09/10-nissans-sold-canada-micras/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/09/10-nissans-sold-canada-micras/#comments Thu, 25 Sep 2014 12:02:50 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=917394 Nissan Canada markets their new entry-level car with a $9998 base price. (It’s $11,398 with destination, $14,698 with a 4-speed auto and air conditioning.) The Micra is a sub-Versa car in a small car lineup that includes the Sentra and Juke, but no longer the Cube. It is the cheapest car in Canada. Its most […]

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Nissan Canada markets their new entry-level car with a $9998 base price. (It’s $11,398 with destination, $14,698 with a 4-speed auto and air conditioning.) The Micra is a sub-Versa car in a small car lineup that includes the Sentra and Juke, but no longer the Cube. It is the cheapest car in Canada. Its most […]

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Capsule Review: 2014 Nissan Micra http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/05/capsule-review-2014-nissan-micra/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/05/capsule-review-2014-nissan-micra/#comments Fri, 16 May 2014 04:01:28 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=821122 Canada and the United States are different in a thousand subtle ways. Surely, our auto market accounts for a few of those things. Our streets are tighter, our gas is more expensive and due to our tiny market (smaller than California’s) and our American-style regulations, our product mix mirrors that of what’s offered in America. […]

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Canada and the United States are different in a thousand subtle ways. Surely, our auto market accounts for a few of those things. Our streets are tighter, our gas is more expensive and due to our tiny market (smaller than California’s) and our American-style regulations, our product mix mirrors that of what’s offered in America. […]

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QOTD: What Do You Want To Know About The Nissan Micra? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/05/qotd-what-do-you-want-to-know-about-the-nissan-micra/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/05/qotd-what-do-you-want-to-know-about-the-nissan-micra/#comments Fri, 09 May 2014 17:54:55 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=818690 To paraphrase Tony Judt, Toronto is not the great Canadian city – that will always be Montreal. And I’ll be going there next week to test out the Canadian-exclusive Nissan Micra. Nissan says that Montreal was picked due to the European character that the city is known for, and is reflective of the Micra’s European […]

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To paraphrase Tony Judt, Toronto is not the great Canadian city – that will always be Montreal. And I’ll be going there next week to test out the Canadian-exclusive Nissan Micra. Nissan says that Montreal was picked due to the European character that the city is known for, and is reflective of the Micra’s European […]

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Nissan To Drop Versa Sedan In Canada As Micra Debuts http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/02/nissan-to-drop-versa-sedan-in-canada-as-micra-debuts/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/02/nissan-to-drop-versa-sedan-in-canada-as-micra-debuts/#comments Mon, 24 Feb 2014 18:45:40 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=752905 The Canada-only Nissan Micra debuts in April, with Nissan hoping to pick up overall market share in The Great White North. But Automotive News reports that one casualty of the Micra’s introduction will be the Versa Sedan – hardly a surprise when both compete at the absolute low end of the market. While the Versa Note will […]

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The Canada-only Nissan Micra debuts in April, with Nissan hoping to pick up overall market share in The Great White North. But Automotive News reports that one casualty of the Micra’s introduction will be the Versa Sedan – hardly a surprise when both compete at the absolute low end of the market. While the Versa Note will […]

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2014 Nissan Micra In Detail http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/02/2014-nissan-micra-in-detail/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/02/2014-nissan-micra-in-detail/#comments Fri, 14 Feb 2014 16:59:13 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=741577   At the Canadian International Auto Show, Nissan debuted their Canadian-only Micra, an A-Segment car that takes up the Kia Rio’s one-time mantle of being the sole new car available for less than $10,000. At the show, we learned a few things about the Micra. While the Micra uses the Versa’s 1.6L 109-horsepower 4-cylinder engine, […]

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  At the Canadian International Auto Show, Nissan debuted their Canadian-only Micra, an A-Segment car that takes up the Kia Rio’s one-time mantle of being the sole new car available for less than $10,000. At the show, we learned a few things about the Micra. While the Micra uses the Versa’s 1.6L 109-horsepower 4-cylinder engine, […]

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Nissan Micra To Cost $9998 In Canada http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/02/nissan-micra-to-cost-9998-in-canada/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/02/nissan-micra-to-cost-9998-in-canada/#comments Thu, 13 Feb 2014 15:25:27 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=741169   At the Canadian International Auto Show, Nissan announced that the new Micra, slated for Canada only, would slot in just under $10,000, making it the cheapest new car on sale in Canada. Compared to world markets, the Micra has some Canadian-only features, like an upgraded HVAC system and split-folding rear seat (to carry hockey […]

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  At the Canadian International Auto Show, Nissan announced that the new Micra, slated for Canada only, would slot in just under $10,000, making it the cheapest new car on sale in Canada. Compared to world markets, the Micra has some Canadian-only features, like an upgraded HVAC system and split-folding rear seat (to carry hockey […]

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Oh, So You Guys Have Avril Lavigne AND The Nissan Micra Now http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/01/oh-so-you-guys-have-avril-lavigne-and-the-nissan-micra-now/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/01/oh-so-you-guys-have-avril-lavigne-and-the-nissan-micra-now/#comments Fri, 10 Jan 2014 18:41:31 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=696409 Multiple sources are reporting that, yesterday in Quebec, Nissan announced the return of its world supermini, the Micra/March, to the Canadian market. The Micra has been missing from the Great White North for nearly twenty-one years now, but it’s never even been seriously considered for United States release. With the popularity of the Chevrolet Spark […]

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Multiple sources are reporting that, yesterday in Quebec, Nissan announced the return of its world supermini, the Micra/March, to the Canadian market. The Micra has been missing from the Great White North for nearly twenty-one years now, but it’s never even been seriously considered for United States release. With the popularity of the Chevrolet Spark […]

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Montreal Has Monopoly On A-Segment Debuts http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/01/montreal-has-monopoly-on-a-segment-debuts/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/01/montreal-has-monopoly-on-a-segment-debuts/#comments Thu, 09 Jan 2014 17:40:20 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=695897 The often-ignored Montreal Auto Show will have two major debuts, both A-segment cars that may not make it past the 49th parallel. According to Autos.ca, Mitsubishi will debut a production-ready version of the G4 concept, aka a Mirage sedan, while Nissan will show off a Canadian-spec Micra. The diminutive Micra will likely slot below the Versa […]

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The often-ignored Montreal Auto Show will have two major debuts, both A-segment cars that may not make it past the 49th parallel. According to Autos.ca, Mitsubishi will debut a production-ready version of the G4 concept, aka a Mirage sedan, while Nissan will show off a Canadian-spec Micra. The diminutive Micra will likely slot below the Versa […]

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Canada May Get New Nissan Micra http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/10/canada-may-get-new-nissan-micra/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/10/canada-may-get-new-nissan-micra/#comments Wed, 02 Oct 2013 11:00:50 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=543297 Canada’s affinity for small cars may result in it getting yet another exclusive product that won’t be offered to Americans. In addition to the Toyota Echo hatchback, Acura EL and Mercedes-Benz B-Class, the Nissan Micra may be sold in Canada. A report by AutoGuide claims that Canadian dealers have been presented with the Nissan Micra […]

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Canada’s affinity for small cars may result in it getting yet another exclusive product that won’t be offered to Americans. In addition to the Toyota Echo hatchback, Acura EL and Mercedes-Benz B-Class, the Nissan Micra may be sold in Canada. A report by AutoGuide claims that Canadian dealers have been presented with the Nissan Micra […]

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Nissan Adds Second Plant In Thailand http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/11/nissan-adds-second-plant-in-thailand/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/11/nissan-adds-second-plant-in-thailand/#comments Fri, 02 Nov 2012 15:43:22 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=465738 Thailand will be the recipient of a $358 million dollar Nissan plant, with a maximum capacity of 150,000 cars, with half of those set for export. Nissan has been investing heavily in Thailand; their Micra small car, a crucial product for the company, is now built in the country – though Japanese consumers have apparently […]

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Thailand will be the recipient of a $358 million dollar Nissan plant, with a maximum capacity of 150,000 cars, with half of those set for export. Nissan has been investing heavily in Thailand; their Micra small car, a crucial product for the company, is now built in the country – though Japanese consumers have apparently […]

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