Supermini with affordable technology
The new Nissan Note is now available to order with prices starting from £11,650, the new Note has been completely redesigned from the ground up and features a new package of technologies.
Among the new Nissan Note’s many highlights are its Safety Shield technologies, linking three safety systems to create a comprehensive driver assistance protection package. Monitored by a unique rear camera that integrates its own ‘wash and blow dry’ facility to keep the lens clean, it works to keep drivers fully informed of their immediate surroundings. Also making its sector debut is Nissan’s acclaimed Around View Monitor, a feature that provides drivers with a remarkable 360-degree bird’s eye view to make reversing a worry-free affair.
The Nissan Note has low running costs which appeals to most motorists, Co2 emissions are as low as 95g/km and there is a range of diesel and petrol engines offered; a 1.2-litre three-cylinder unit that generates 80PS, a 98PS 1.2-litre supercharged DIG-S and a 1.5-litre dCi diesel that produces 90PS. A CVT transmission is available on the 1.2-litre DIG-S engine and all variants of the new Note are equipped with an idle stop/start system as standard.
The entry-level Visia is priced from £11,900 and features a comprehensive equipment list including front electric windows, remote central locking and cruise control. Next up the ladder is the Acenta model priced from £13,250 and adds alloy wheels (15-inch as standard, 16-inch on DIG-S), air-conditioning, Bluetooth and a sliding rear seat bench. The Acenta Premium starts at £14,150 and features Nissan Connect, climate control and automatic lights and wipers. There is Acenta Premium models available with the option of Around View Monitor and the three Nissan Safety Shield technologies for just an extra four hundred pounds.
The range-topping Tekna model is priced from £15,950 and features 16-inch alloy wheels, part-leather seats, Around View Monitor and the three Nissan Safety Shield technologies as standard, along with Intelligent Key with start/stop button, leather steering wheel and automatic air conditioning. The Tekna model is also available with a Dynamic Styling Pack for an additional £800, comprising unique alloy wheels and deeper front and rear aprons. All DIG-S models come with a unique suspension and steering set-up along with 16-inch alloy wheels.
Deliveries of the new Nissan Note will start in October, this popular UK built supermini MPV has always been great value for money and now there is no doubt it will follow in the tracks of the successful Nissan Qashqai and Nissan Juke as this new model will most definitely set the standard for advanced, relevant technology in an affordable small car package.