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Nissan Versa 2017 sedan
Trim Shown: S/SV
Nissan's subcompact Versa sedan, with its cheap interior and noisy cabin, even lags behind other unimpressive sedans. The engine drones as the car gathers speed, and the continuously variable transmission exacerbates engine noise. Handling, though secure, lacks precision, and the car feels clumsy as a result. The ride is compliant enough, but the short, quick pitches make it feel jumpy. To its credit, the rear seat is relatively roomy, most controls are straightforward, and fuel economy is commendable at 32 mpg overall. The Versa Note is a much nicer car and a better choice.

See Reliability page for the latest 2017 Nissan Versa recalls.

Safety Equipment

ABS available. Side and head protection air bags standard. ESC available from 2010, standard from 2012.

Road Test

Nissan redesigned its entry-level Versa sedan, but not for the better. While the previous model was our top-rated subcompact sedan, the changes made to the new version have dropped it to the bottom of its category. On the positive side, this Versa ge...


  • Fuel economy
  • Rear seat


  • Agility
  • Engine noise


2 front, 3 rear
Drive Wheels

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Body Styles
Transmissions Available
  • 5-speed Manual
  • CVT
Engines Available
  • 1.6-liter 4 (109 hp)