1991 Nissan Primera LX 1.6


Very reliable family car


The battery died in a freezing winter after 11 years of service.

The electric aerial didn't function anymore after 2 years, it froze shut during winter which caused the motor to overheat and break down. I never had it fixed though because the radio is still playing fine.

General Comments:

A very reliable car, for the last 2 years I had to leave it outside a garage and still it starts immediately every morning. No engine or electrics problems so far in 12 years.

No rust at all, apart from some minor scratches caused by a dog this car is in mint condition.

Sometimes the gearbox refuses to go in reverse. I have to get back in 1st gear, drive a bit forward and then it works. Luckily this doesn't happen too often, but it can be annoying when parking the car.

Fuel consumption is too high for a 1600cc engine, 600-650km with 50 liters of petrol is my average.

Would you buy another car from this manufacturer? Yes

Review Date: 24th August, 2003

1993 Nissan Primera SLX 2.0 diesel


Front suspension: noise problem, Nissan has replaced 6 left upper links and 4 right upper links and always without replacing the screws. Now I have still the noise with the left upper link. This link is defective and Nissan doesn't want to change it under warranty!!!! The problem of the upper links is known throughout the world.

General Comments:

The car is globally good but the after sales are not very serious.

Would you buy another car from this manufacturer? No

Review Date: 28th February, 1999

14th Jun 2001, 05:13

The noise of front left suspension is real... Also I always have this problem.