Nissan is a Japanese automobile manufacturing company that sell cars worldwide. Nissan is known for reliable cars and trucks, and for producing some of the most exciting sports cars of all time. Nissan released the Almera in 1996 as a replacement for the Nissan Sunny, which had been in production for nearly 30 years. The Almera continues to be produced today and is one of the most common exported models. Owners will find upkeep easy when using a Nissan Almera repair manual.
The Nissan Almera is a compact family car primarily exported to Europe. The three door and five door hatchback versions are very popular in many parts of Europe. A sedan body is also available and is common in many parts of the world, like Africa, Southeast Asia, Ireland and South America.
The Almera was produced with the intention of building an affordable, fuel efficient small car that could transport a family around town in comfort. Power was initially provided with a 1.5 liter petrol engine and several variations of a diesel engine for specific markets. Now in itís second generation and still in production, the Almera is powered by a 1.2 liter four cylinder engine designed to meet strict emissions controls and provide economy rather than performance.
Today, the Almera is a rebadged version of the Japanese-market Nissan Latio. It is sold in many export markets. The Nissan Almera is also sold in Russia, but is a rebadged version of the Nissan Bluebird Sylphy. The compact car is also manufactured in South Korea and is sold under the name Samsung SM3 in that market, as well as select South American markets.
As a result of widespread export, the Nissan Almera is commonly available and repair parts are not difficult to locate, no matter what continent you are on.
As an inexpensive family car, the Almera is fantastic. The ride is quiet and smooth, power, while not intended for performance, is more than adequate for the intended purpose. The Nissan Almera averages around 30 miles per gallon according to owner reviews. Nissan products are dependable and reliable, and the Almera is no different. Easily maintained with great parts availability and few issues, owners worldwide find the Nissan Almera to be a delight to own. A Nissan Almera service manual provides the home mechanic step by step instructions to perform basic service and make major repairs when needed.