Nissan Almera (from 1995 to 2000 of release)
Nissan Almera - family of compact cars. Almera - the reliable and unpretentious car of a golf class, with low cost and the balanced set of consumer qualities.
The first display of Nissan Almera took place in 1995 in Frankfurt. This car with 3-and a 5-door body "hatchback" came in the stead the Nissan Sunny models. Both updatings of Almera are slightly shorter than the predecessors. However, thanks to a rational design the driver, passengers do not test inconvenience. At the beginning of 1996 appeared 4-дверный Almera sedan.
Appearance and car interior is updated. Nissan Almera II style became not simply modern. Dynamic the cowl and back wings create impressions of movement, even when the car costs. Characteristic "nostrils" of a front grille not only draw attention to an emblem, but also accurately show a family likeness with successfully starting before Nissan Primera. For success in the most difficult S-class for the competition where Nissans Almera resist such rivals as Opel Astra, Volkswagen Golf and Ford Focus, to Japanese and English designers was necessary to create really being remembered image. The sports subject of forms of a body has something in common with characteristics of high technologies, and the line of a roof of a hatchback already received among experts the name "a serfingovy tail". Except esthetic tasks such roof carries out also a spoiler role, increasing efficiency of air streams.
There is not a lot of external changes, but they are well appreciable. The main changes of appearance of the car concern a lobby and a back part of a body. The updated forward part gives to the car absolutely new, characteristic image, on style approaching it to new Primera. On both parties of a front grille of the prompt form typical for design of Nissan cars, new effective block headlights of prozhektorny type with stylish, transparent glasses of rasseivatel are located. Reflectors have rims of titanic color that gives to the car a modern hi-tech look. Changes of a forward part of the car include a new bumper of the pointed form, same, as well as in the last Primera. In the lower part of a bumper the wide opening of an air inlet and fog lights of prozhektorny type from each party is located. The back part of the car is modernized, including the design of the bumper emphasizing updated back lamps was reversed. Ultramodern indexes of turn, marker lights, stoplights and back fog lights are incorporated in a block lamp. Updated Almera is equipped with desyatispitsevy 16 inch light-alloy rims or, depending on updating, cast disks with semispitsevy caps. In color scale of a body Almera consisting of ten primary colors, five new are added.
Since January, 2003 the Nissan company offers the buyers one more diesel updating of the Nissan Almera model. The novelty received the new 1,5-liter turbodiesel engine equipped by system of direct injection of fuel "Сommon rail". The capacity of this unit makes 60 kW (82 h.p.), and the maximum torque in 185Нм is reached already on 2 000 revolutions per minute. With the new Nissan Almera engine it is accelerated from scratch to hundred kilometers per hour for 14,4-seconds, and its maximum speed makes 168 kilometers per hour. Thus the average expense of the car of fuel with a 1,5-liter turbodiesel makes all 4,7-liter on hundred kilometers of a way. Also there was a 2,2-liter turbodiesel engine with direct injection in capacity of 81 kW (110 h.p.)
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