Nissan Micra C+C (2005–2011)
Micra C+C launched
Similar roof mechanism to Megane Coupe Cabrio. 1.4 88bhp engine or same 1.6 110bhp engine as 160SR. One touch operated roof. Built entirely in the UK at Sunderland plant where specialist Karmann has established a small production facility. Starting price £13,150.
Base 1.4 Urbis does 0-60mph in 12.5 seconds, 42.8mpg economy, CO2 158g/km. Has CD radio.
£13,995 1.6 Sport does 0-60mph in 10.3 seconds, 42.2mpg economy, CO2 160g/km. Has alloys and manual air con.
£14,995 1.6 Essenza is as Sport + climate control, leather seats, Alcantara door trim, 6CD autochanger, ESP and 'Intelligent Key' entry. 1.6 4-speed autos from June 2006 from £14,895. 175g/km CO2.
Revamp for 2008
With changes to the styling, additions to the equipment list and a new grade structure on sale from 1 October.
URBIS changes to VISIA
SPORT moves to ACENTA
ESSENZA to TEKNA
ACTIVE LUXURY continues
New twin front grilles. A new colour known as faded denim. Black interior now available on all grades except ACTIVE LUXURY. Choice of beige trim on the ACENTA and TEKNA incorporating a chocolate flash across the dash panel and door trims. The seats are now sports sculptured for all C+C’s and from ACENTA upwards for the hatchback.
Standard on C+C is an audible speed limit warning. Set your maximum speed setting by using the steering wheel button and a bleep will sound as you reach your desired limit; useful when going through reduced speed areas such as road works, villages or near schools.
Bluetooth hands free telephone system now be standard on all C+C’s, also accessed via the steering wheel control button. An MP3 jack socket is included so you can easily play your personal collection of music through the vehicle’s own stereo system, which incidentally has also been improved with a double DIN audio unit.
Engine line up range remains unchanged with 1.2, 1.4 and 1.6 (160SR and C+C only) petrol and a 1.5 dCi diesel being available. However, the 1.2 VISIA now has a power output of 65PS returning 47.9mpg on the combined cycle and a CO2 output of 139g/km. From ACENTA upwards the 1.2 engine remains with the current 80PS version.
C+C starts at £13,550 for the VISIA which is an increase of £50. The rest of the C+C range increases by £150 but these also have rear parking sensors as standard.