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ON SALE now PRICE From $24,990 (front-wheel drive) and $26,990 (all-wheel drive) EN­GINE 2-litre four-cylin­der POWER 102kW at 5200 revs TORQUE 198Nm at 4400 revs TRANS­MIS­SION Six-speed man­ual, con­stantly vari­able auto, front or all­wheel drive ECONOMYz 8.2-8.5 litres/100km CO2 EMIS­SIONS 196-206g/km the Brit-built Honda Civic Type R, and the fac­tory’s lo­ca­tion def­i­nitely helps the price.

Nis­san be­lieves the front-drive Dualis can nearly triple sales for the model in Aus­tralia and the car has all the right in­gre­di­ents.

The price might still be a lit­tle high when so many mod­els are clus­tered about $20,000, but Nis­san has the dowdy Ti­ida to do the price fight­ing and the re­vi­talised Dualis with the right stuff to go up against the classier cars and the baby SUVs.

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