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News Nissan to cut compact cars in Europe

Nissan to cut compact cars in Europe

Nope, that’s not a typo. Nissan is officially pulling out of the compact car segments in Europe and Russia. Back in June, Nissan pulled the plug on the Pulsar hatchback. Later this year, the same will happen to the Almera. Both are cousins to the Sentra.

The reason given by Nissan is a well-established one: consumers are shifting over to crossovers in droves and leaving sedans behind. The situation is very much the same in North America and this leads us to question the Sentra and Versa Note’s future.

The current 7th generation Sentra was revealed more than six years ago and the Versa Note is pushing on five years. What does this mean for North America? The arrival of the Kicks and the hugely popular Qashqai and Rogue make us think that their days are probably counted as well.

Suddenly, Ford’s plan doesn’t seem that crazy…

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Matt St-Pierre
Trained as an Automotive Technician, Matt has two decades of automotive journalism under his belt. He’s done TV, radio, print and this thing called the internet. He’s an avid collector of many 4-wheeled things, all of them under 1,500 kg, holds a recently expired racing license and is a father of two. Life is beautiful. Send Matt an emai

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