Review: Nissan Primera (1996 – 1999)


Good car made better.

Fairly ordinary looking. Multilink suspension becomes squeaky.

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29 May 2003

The rear side seatbelt outer buckle may be of a material which has been incorrectly treated. The buckle may break in service. replace buckle with one of a modern type. Read more

29 January 2002

34,480 Almera and Primera 1.5s, 1.6s and 1.8s recalled because engine crankshaft and camshaft position sensors may case engine to stall and not re-start. Read more

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Which car to replace my Nissan Primera Sport can tow a large caravan?

I have a Nissan Primera Sport (1988cc). I tow a Lunar Ultimar 462 MTPLM 1,210kg. I am looking for a small 4x4 to replace the Nissan. I am considering a Freelander 2, Hyundai i150 and Nissan Qashqai. I don't mind petrol or diesel but good fuel economy would help. A car that is 1-2 years old would be ideal. What do you advise?
I think you must mean a Hyundai ix35. That, or the equivalent KIA Sportage, would be a good choice. Both have the important advantage to a caravanner of a full sized spare wheel that is now becoming increasingly rare:
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