Hardly a head-turner despite recent embellishments, but functional design means plenty of usable room on board - ideal for growing families.
It drives reasonably well, too. The Note is a neat, tidy handler with less roll in corners than you would anticipate for such a tall car. The steering is amusingly light but on twisting roads the chassis feels agile enough. It even rides smartly, too - the long wheelbase giving it a well-damped compliance over rough roads, although it can feel a bit clumpy over bumps tackled at lower speeds in town.