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News for the week 22 July 2019
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Nissan X-Trail Station Wagon vs Subaru XV Hatchback vs Skoda Yeti Outdoor: Review & Comparisons

Need a new car that will fit the whole family? The Nissan X-Trail Station Wagon would be a wise choice but how does it compare to Subaru & Skoda?
metallic orange nissan x-trail station wagon parked on top of large mountain with blue skies in the background
The new Nissan X-Trail is a beefed-up, handsome SUV that looks primed and ready for some adventures with the family. It offers plenty of space, efficient engines, and can seat up to seven people. It competes in a fairly luxurious sector, but what helps it stand out from rivals is that - despite being undeniably stylish - the X-Trail is rugged, and more practical than most competitors.

Nissan Pulsar Hatchback vs SEAT Toledo Hatchback vs Subaru Impreza Hatchback: Review & Comparisons

In the market for a new hatchback? The Nissan Pulsar hatchback could be a wise choice but how does it do up against SEAT and Subaru?
a silver nissan pulsar hatchback parked on tarmac with tropical background
The new Nissan Pulsar Hatchback is roomy and refined - but might be a tad too serious for some. There is definitely a fun factor missing here from a car that doesn’t set the pulses racing. However, it’s versatile and sensible character is sure to attract fans who need an affordable and spacious family car that’s well-equipped, quiet and well-built. Moreover, it can offer more interior space than all its rivals.

Nissan Juke Hatchback vs Suzuki Vitara vs Kia Sportage Estate: Review & Comparisons

In need of a new Hatchback? The Nissan Juke is a popular choice but how does it compare to similar models from Suzuki & Kia?
bright yellow nissan juke hatchback driving on tarmac road with green trees in the background and blue skies in the background
The new Nissan Juke Hatchback looks as bold, confident and offbeat as ever. Always the individual, it remains the large Hatchback that stands out from the crowd more than most. Its distinctive looks go hand-in-hand with a high driving position, which is excellent for visibility. However, it’s these distinctive looks that have polarised buyers in the past. If you quite enjoyed its daringness to be a bit different, it’s once again a solid Hatchback that’s worth having on your shortlist.

Nissan NV200 Combi Diesel Estate vs Peugeot Partner Tepee Diesel Estate vs Citroen Berlingo MultiSpace Diesel Estate: Review & Comparisons

In the need for a car that can fit a large family? The Nissan NV200 Combi Diesel Estate would be a wise choice but how does it do up against Peugeot & Citroen
The new Nissan NV200 Combi Diesel Estate looks too compact to be useful, but looks are deceiving - on the inside, it boasts an impressive amount of cargo volume. It also comes with two sliding doors for easy access, and doesn’t cost too much to run. You can choose from a five or seven seater, but both come with rather drab interiors. However, part of its attraction is its flexibility and usability, but crucially it’s also easy to manoeuvre on the road.

Nissan GT-R Coupe vs BMW Alpina Coupe vs Aston Martin V8 Vantage: Review & Comparisons

Want a car with a bit of a kick? The Nissan GT-R Coupe is a wise choice but how does it compare with BMW & Aston Martin?
metallic orange nissan gt-r coupe isolated on a grey background
The hardcore, brutally noisy Nissan GT-R Coupe is a boom-boom-shake-shake-the-room sports car that’s one for the die-hards. If you can’t take the heat of one of the fastest-ever mass-production cars, it’s time to look away now. Taking no prisoners, causing stopwatches to explode, and doing 0-62 in 2.8 seconds is just a part of what this new bad boy from the track can do. It’s become so deeply ingrained in legend that some drivers have been left wondering whether it even really exists. It does, and now it could be yours.

Nissan e-NV200 Combi Estate vs Ford Transit Courier Combi vs Fiat 500L MPW: Review & Comparisons

Are you in need of an estate that fits a large family? The Nissan e-NV200 Combi Estate would be a wise choice but how does it do up against similar models from Ford & Fiat?
metallic red nissan e-nv200 combi estate isolated on a white background
Fancy driving a seven-seater without paying road tax or doing any damage to the oZone? The new Nissan e-NV200 Combi Estate is the only fully-electric car of its type on sale at the moment. For green-minded buyers who need up to seven seats, lots of space and practicality, it’s worth having this on your shortlist. Its great advantage is that it’s borrowed tech from the already tried and trusted EV star, the Nissan Leaf. It’s also based on the Nissan e-Nv200 van, which means it’s robust enough to deal with everything seven people can chuck at it.

Nissan 370Z Coupe vs Ford Mustang Fastback vs Porsche Cayman: Review & Comparisons

Want a fun new coupe? The Nissan 370Z Coupe would be a good choice but how does it compare to similar models from Ford & Porsche?
a white nissan 370z coupe driving across snow with cloudy skies in the background
Fancy rocking up at work in a new muscle car? The thrilling new two-seater Nissan 370Z Coupe is an affordable, well-built sports car that’s blisteringly quick. For less than £30,000, you get a V6 petrol engine that does 0-62 in 5.3 seconds and delivers 331bhp. If we’re talking performance to pound here, that’s tough to beat. You also get a brawny, menacing style that looks extravagant compared to more established but reserved rivals. If a cut-price compact muscle car sounds just the ticket, join OSV as we take a closer look at what it’s all about with our 2017 Nissan 370Z Coupe review.

Nissan Note Hatchback vs Kia Venga vs Fiat Tipo: Review & Comparisons

Interested in leasing a new hatchback? The Nissan Note Hatchback could be a wise choice but let's find out how it compares to similar models from Kia & Fiat
metallic nissan note parked on tarmac with city setting in the background
The new Nissan Note Hatchback might look smaller than a very small thing, but it manages to be roomier, more practical and more affordable to run than conventional Hatchbacks.It’s an impressive car that, thanks to a high roofline, boasts plenty of headroom. Meanwhile, Nissan has done a good job at getting the most out of its dimensions, ensuring that it’s got more than enough room inside for all the family. It gets top marks for versatility, too, with its rear seats sliding forwards or backward with ease to boost either leg or luggage space.
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