The Almera has done well since its introduction in 2013, racking up some 3 500 sales to both fleet and private customers, so, an enhanced version should help improve its market share.
What’s new outside?
Exterior changes include edgy new headlights, a new chrome grille and a redesigned front bumper. The side profile has been changed thanks to new 15-inch alloy wheels while at the rear a there a re-sculpted bumper with rear parking sensors.
What’s new inside?
There is a new seat fabric with contrasting stitching and an updated fascia, a new audio system design and improved air conditioning controls. There’s also an updated steering wheel in both models, which includes telephone controls for the Bluetooth. The satellite controls for the audio system remain and USB functionality is now standard.
Models and safety
There are still two models available: The Almera 1.5 Acenta five-speed manual and the Almera 1.5 Acenta four-speed automatic, which are both powered by the same 73kW/134Nm petrol engine.
Safety equipment across the range includes: ABS with EBD and BAS, auto-locking doors, three-point seatbelts for all five seats, dual front airbags and ISOFIX child-seat anchors.
|Nissan Almera 1.5 Acenta Manual||R177 600|
|Nissan Almera 1.5 Acenta Automatic||R189 100|
Both Nissan Almera models are available as standard with a three-year/60 000km service plan and a three-year/100 000km warranty.