The Thailand division of Nissan just launched the 2011 Almera eco-car. This sedan is kind of the answer from the Thai government that asked the Japanese automaker to be able to create an eco car sedan just like what they did with March hatchback. We all know that Thailand is one of the most destinated countries in Asia that always pack with foreign tourist and to maintain their environment green and friendly, the government wants an eco-car that suits the go green campaign.
“This model was developed under Thailand’s eco-car program that was initiated by the Thai Ministry of Industry’s Board of Investment and meets all the requirements necessary to receive the “eco-car” designation,” says Nissan about the 2011 Almera eco-car sedan.
The 2011 Nissan Almera eco-car sedan carries 1.2L three-cylinder engine that is enough to produce 79 horsepower. Nissan offers the 2011 Almera in either a manual or the XTRONIC-CVT. What makes the Almera is suitable for eco-car fleet? It all because the standard start-stop system that successfully reduces the CO2 up to 120 grams per km. And the fuel consumption figures reach 20 km/l that is around 5L per 100km.
Since the 2011 Almera is marketed for the Thailand market, the eco-car sedan is produced at NMT’s plant in Samutpraka – Thailand. For the 2011 model year, the Almera sedan offered in 6 grades, 6 different colors, and ready for purchasing.