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Nissan Micra (2017-2022) review - Reliability and safety

Nissan has included an impressive list of standard safety kit for the Micra

Overall Auto Express Rating

3.5 out of 5

Reliability and safety Rating

4.0 out of 5

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Nissan has been very generous with the Micra’s safety kit, and all UK cars get a long list of impressive tech on board as standard. There’s the expected Isofix child seat fixings, six airbags, ABS, stability control and seat belt warnings, but a hi-tech safety pack also comes on all cars.

This means you also get lane keeping assist, automatic emergency braking, pedestrian recognition, road sign recognition and high beam assist. That’s a very impressive list of kit for the price, and means that the five-star Euro NCAP score the Micra was awarded with the Safety Pack applies to all models sold in the UK.

The Micra didn't feature in our 2022 Driver Power satisfaction survey, although Nissan was represented in the top-75 list by the Qashqai SUV and the Juke crossover.

Warranty

The Nissan Micra comes with an industry-standard three-year warranty, which is the same as most of its rivals. The Hyundai i20 and Toyota Yaris both have five-year warranties, though, and the Kia Rio beats even that with seven years. Nissan says that the decals available as customisation options are covered under the standard warranty, too.

Servicing

Nissan offers a range of fixed-price servicing packages. Costs obviously vary according to model and whether you opt for a major or minor service.

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Executive editor

Paul was employed across automotive agency and manufacturer-side sectors before joining Auto Express in 2020 as our online reviews editor. After a brief sojourn at a national UK newspaper, Paul returned as executive editor where he now works closely with our commercial partners.

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