While Nissan sells many different types of vehicles in the U.S., there's one that's globally very popular that has never shown up in the States. That would be the Nissan Micra, a smaller car than the Versa sedan and Versa Note hatchback, the largish subcompacts that are its smallest U.S. offerings. The Micra is, however, sold in Canada—and in Europe and a variety of developing markets around the world, where it's an affordable mainstream family car. DON'T MISS: 2015 Nissan Micra: $10K Minicar For Canada--Paid For By Smart? (Feb 2014) The previous Micra, launched at the 2009 Geneva Motor...
Canada Gets Two Cars Below $10,000: Mitsubishi Mirage, Nissan Micra
There's a price war going on at the bottom of the Canadian car market. At one side, Nissan's new Micra--a small car long sold in the European and Japanese markets, but now invading the North American continent--albeit available only in Canada. On the other, the Mitsubishi Mirage. This is available...Antony Ingram
2015 Nissan Micra: $10K Minicar For Canada--Paid For By Smart?
A fuel-efficient five-door hatchback a little smaller than a subcompact--for less than $10,000? That sounds like a pretty good deal. Unfortunately, it's a deal only available to Canadian buyers--because the 2015 Nissan Micra is being offered just in that country, not in the United States. MORE...John Voelcker
Nissan Micra Minicar: Now Available In Canada, U.S. Still Denied
Compared to Europe and Asia, the U.S. market for subcompacts and minicars is tiny, with dozens of models available elsewhere that will never hit U.S. shores. One of those is the Nissan Micra, slotting below the Versa Note in Nissan's range. Versions of the Micra have sold for decades in other...Antony Ingram
Driving Nissan's Micra Minicar, Which We Can't Legally Do Any Other Time
The smallest car Nissan sells in the U.S. is the Versa subcompact, which comes both as a sedan and the new 2014 Versa Note hatchback. But last week, we were able to drive the latest Nissan Micra, a high-volume car sold outside the States that's an entire car class smaller. In Europe, the Micra is...John Voelcker
Nissan Planning Two Small Cars Under $10K For U.S. Market
Small cars aren't always cheap; increasingly, automakers are breaking that link with well-equipped and desirable compacts and subcompacts. Nor are small cars always green, though there's often a correlation. Now Nissan has said it will bring not one but two sub-$10,000 cars to the U.S. The company...John Voelcker