1985 Nissan Silvia Reviews

1985 Nissan Silvia ZX Turbo 1.8 turbo from UK and Ireland

Year of manufacture1985
First year of ownership2000
Most recent year of ownership2001
Engine and transmission 1.8 turbo Manual
Performance marks 8 / 10
Reliability marks 9 / 10
Comfort marks 7 / 10
Dealer Service marks 8 / 10
Running Costs (higher is cheaper) 6 / 10
Overall marks (average of all marks)
7.6 / 10
Distance when acquired128000 miles
Most recent distance130000 miles
Previous carVolvo V40

Summary:

A rare gem

Faults:

Alternator gave up the ghost.

General Comments:

This car is a real gem, very underrated.

Fast, very reliable, rare.

Engine is fairly easy to upgrade.

The Japanese really know how to build a car; 130k on the clock - starts first time and hardly any rust!

Would you buy another car from this manufacturer? Yes

Review Date: 1st March, 2001

1985 Nissan Silvia ZX 1.8 turbo petrol from UK and Ireland

Year of manufacture1985
Engine and transmission 1.8 turbo petrol
Performance marks 8 / 10
Reliability marks 9 / 10
Comfort marks 8 / 10
Running Costs (higher is cheaper) 6 / 10
Overall marks (average of all marks)
7.8 / 10

Faults:

Problems with turbo, extremely expensive to replace!

General Comments:

Very good performance, nice handling, sporty looks. Bad points would be the sheer amount of petrol it gets through. Benefits from sports exhaust.

Would you buy another car from this manufacturer? Yes

Review Date: 21st February, 1999

Average review marks: 7.7 / 10, based on 2 reviews