In time for the summer, Nissan refreshed its compact city car – the new Pixo. It now features fresh exterior colours, an enhanced interior and a plunge in CO2 emissions to 99g/km, which is important in order to qualify for tax and toll savings. The Pixo is a vehicle ideal for the urban environment. It is powered by an efficient three-cylinder engine and its compact dimensions make it easy to maneuver through traffic in the city. Its engine was tuned and it also received aerodynamic improvements so that its CO2 emissions levels can be reduced by 4g/km to 99g/km. As a result, those who buy the Pixo can benefit from tax reductions and an exemption from congestion charges. The Pixo’s interior is also improved. Its appearance is classier as black is now the color of the door trims around the glovebox and centre console instead of grey. Each Pixo features an electronic auto-dimming rear view mirror, which is typically found in luxury cars. Buyers can choose from two new metallic colors: Glistening Grey and Midnight Purple. There are also six other shades. It’s surprising how with all these features, the Pixo remains as affordable as it is. The Visia is priced from £7,250 while the top-of-the-line n-tec five-door model is priced at £8,250.
Gallery: 2012 Nissan Pixo