Buying a used Nissan Note from Japan could be a decision if you have a tight budget. Maybe, you also want to use the car in the city instead of using highways requiring greater speeds and power. It is a small MPV manufactured by Nissan since 2004. Over the years, it has gone through several phases. Nissan has made many incremental changes in the interior and exterior of the over the years. It is a 5-door hatchback with a 1.4 or 1.5-liter engine. Nissan introduced a new hybrid version of the car in late 2016.
We plan to discuss the stages it has gone through over the years, customer comments and whether it could be a good fit for you. We will give all this info about the car without being biased. If you like the car, please go ahead and have a look at the stock list for the available Nissan Note models which are displaying on our website.
Used Nissan Note From Japan
First Generation (2004–2013)
In 2004, Nissan introduced a car titled Nissan Tone Concept. The car was a 5-door hatch with an intelligent key. The retail Nissan Note is designed exactly as the Nissan Tone Concept. The company introduced this car in 2005. Early models of Nissan Note were unveiled with 4 engine options (1.4L, 1.6L gasoline) and (2, 1.5L diesel).
Nissan Note Competition
The car is somewhat similar to Renault Modus. Its direct competitors are Opel/Vauxhall Meriva and Citroen C3 Picasso. It also competes with Renault Modus in European markets.
Second Generation (2012–present)
Nissan Motor Company redesigned Nissan Note on the V-platform. In 2012. They started selling the car in the Japanese market alongside the Nissan Micra and Nissan Juke.
Major Update in 2017
Nissan Motor had a major update of the car in 2017 when it introduced a hybrid version of the car. The company`s e-Power hybrid system consists of a small 1.2-liter three-cylinder gasoline engine and an electric traction motor. But unlike the power-split hybrids being offered by its competitors, it propels the wheels solely with the electric motor. The small engine only charges the battery.