The 2014 Nissan Micra is a stalwart of this Japanese company’s repertoire. Starting out as a bland, budget Supermini, the Micra quickly rose to become the European Car of the Year in 1993, becoming the first Japanese design to win such a coveted award. Its round shape and compact design made it popular with both critics and consumers, but one continuing nag was that it still looked, well, – bland.
We’re happy to say that this is not the case anymore. The fourth generation Micra, which we’re taking a look at here, is a big improvement on the previous release. It looks smarter, functions better, and comes with greatly enhanced equipment. The changes aren’t drastic enough so as to do away with the brand’s identity and heritage, but they’re noticeable enough so as to be felt and to help the company rival Korea’s own rising superminis, like the Kia’s, Chevrolets and [...]