This week in the EFTM Garage we have a ‘Blade Silver’ Nissan Dualis TS Diesel. Before any comprehensive review here’s how it looks at first glance.

In the EFTM Garage - Nissan DUALIS TS

In the EFTM Garage – Nissan DUALIS TS

Make: Nissan

Model: Dualis

Variant: TS Diesel with 6 speed manual.

Major Options or inclusions: 1.6-litre turbo-diesel sourced from Renault which features stop / start function. Reversing camera and sensors, five-inch colour screen with satellite navigation. Rear privacy glass, 17-inch alloy wheels, six-speaker stereo and Bluetooth connectivity.

Price: $29,990

Wow Factor: Unique compact hybrid hatchback / SUV design. Appealing looks.

Impressive: Great fuel efficiency, currently averaging 5.8-litres / 100km. Compliant handling.

Not so impressive: No auto available (on Diesel variant). $4000 premium over equivalent ST Petrol model. No climate control.