Nissan's Micra S is as bare bones as new cars come. Boasting shutter windows, manual door locks, manual side mirrors, a 5-speed manual gearbox (there's a 4-speed auto available) no back up camera and absolutely zero frills, this car is at the height of "just get me from A to B because functionality is at the top of my list."
While many Micra drivers will opt for higher trim levels, for those who want a car to simply be an effective means of transportation, the Micra S is for you.
Chugging away via a 1.6L 4-cylinder engine with 109 horsepower and 107 lb-ft. of torque, you still get nearly 1,000 litres of cargo space with the rear seats folded and fuel efficiency for L/100 km rings in at 6.8 Highway 8.7 City.
Here are our takeaways from a pretty-not-that-bad week in the 2018 Nissan Micra S