Nissan's entry-level Versa sedan isn't any better than the previous model that was among our top-rated subcompact sedan. The changes made were still lagging behind other subcompact cars and dropped it to the bottom of its category. On the positive side, this Versa gets much better fuel economy -- 32 mpg overall vs. 27 -- and it provides a roomy rear seat. But it's slow, noisy, and handles clumsily. Even considering its low sticker price, Nissan's small car also feels low-rent, especially compared with other subcompacts that are getting more refined with nicer interiors. The Versa scored a poor in the IIHS small-overlap crash test.
* Between 7/1/18 and 9/30/18, the average savings off MSRP presented by TrueCar Certified Dealers participating in the Consumer Reports Build & Buy Car Buying Service, based on users who received in-stock price offers and who TrueCar identified as purchasing a new vehicle of the same make and model as one of the in-stock price offers from a Certified Dealer as of 10/31/18, was $3,016. Your actual savings may vary based on multiple factors including the vehicle you select, region, dealer, and applicable vehicle specific manufacturer incentives which are subject to change. The MSRP is determined by the manufacturer, and may not reflect the price at which vehicles are generally sold in the dealer’s trade area as not all vehicles are sold at MSRP. Each dealer sets its own pricing.
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