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Nissan Pulsar
aka Holden Astra
Nissan Exa
Nissan Pulsar Vector
Nissan Almera
Production 1970 - 2005
Class small
Body Style 4 dr Sedan
5 dr Hatchback
Length length - type here
Width Width - type here
Height Height - type here
Wheelbase wheelbase - type here
Weight Weight - you get the point
Transmission 5 speed Manual
4 speed Automatic
Engine 1.8 litre DOHC 4 cylinder Petrol
Power N/A hp @ N/A rpm
N/A lb-ft of torque @ N/A rpm
Similar similar (competition)
Designer Designer (lead designer if it was a team effort)

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Styles and Major Options


  • Immobiliser
  • Alarm
  • Power Steering
  • Tilt adjustable steering
  • Remote central locking
  • Electric mirrors
  • Air conditioning


  • Power windows (front and rear)
  • Alloy wheels


  • Power windows (front and rear)
  • Alloy wheels
  • Sunroof


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ST ST Auto ST-L ST-L Auto Q Q Auto
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3 year, 100,000 km


The N16 Pulsar is proving fairly reliable.



3 stars, Less harm to others than average.

Safety features

  • Driver's Airbag
  • Adjustable Steering Column
  • Front Passenger Airbag
  • Anti-Lock Brakes
  • Height adjustable seat belts
  • Seatbelt Pretensioners (front seat)


2 stars, Less harm to others than average.

Safety features

  • Driver's Airbag
  • Seatbelt Pretensioner (Driver)
  • Seatbelt Pretensioner (Front Passenger)
  • Adjustable Steering Column


3 stars, Average harm to others.


1 star, Less harm to others than average.


1 star, Less harm to others than average.


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Sixth generation (N16) (2000-2005)

Main Article: Nissan Sunny Main Article: Nissan Almera Hatchback version

Fifth generation (N15) (1996–1999)

Main Article: Nissan Sunny Main Article: Nissan Almera Hatchback version

Fourth generation (N14) (1992–1995)

Main Article: Nissan Sunny

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Design quirks and oddities

The Pulsar has been a strong nameplate in Australia but since the Nissan Tiida replaced the Pulsar, many buyers were confused and as the result, the Tiida suffered slow sales.

In the What Women Want survey conducted by the RACV in 2003, the Pulsar is the most popular choice among women buying a Nissan.


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