Although it is still somehow fresh model, Nissan Versa is growing by attracting buyers with comfortable seats and great fuel economy. Let’s not forget its price and ride quality, which makes this five-door hatch one of the best vehicles in its segment. Current generation of the car was launched back in 2014. Although it had sedan variation, 2017 Nissan Versa comes solely as hatchback. According to current information, we can expect it somewhere during first quarter on next year, while premiere could happen late in 2016.
2017 Nissan Versa redesign
Subcompact hatchback has cool and attractive design, which is about to lure younger population of buyers. Although it is small vehicle, it offers a lot of room for head and legs on back seats. Layout is superb so it allow enough space for luggage in cargo area. Dimensions of the 2017 Nissan Versa are properly used and every inch is functional. Price of the hatchback’s base model is very inviting, but have in mind that entry-level car is not equipped with many features. Nevertheless, higher trims of the new Versa are having premium stuff in their features list. That’s why company launched few models, starting from entry S car, higher level S Plus, and ending up with two very well equipped SL and SV cars. There is also Versa Note vehicle found as separate model.
2017 Nissan Versa engine
Although it is subcompact vehicle, drivers expect maximum from it. And engineers decided to go with 1.6-l 4-cylinder drivetrain as an only power source of 2017 Nissan Versa. This unit can develop 110 hp and 105 lb-ft of torque. It is quite impressive for such kind of car. On the other hand, 30 mpg combined fuel rating is not so great. But it is still acceptable knowing this car can go 26 mpg in urban areas. Transmission can be chosen between 5-speed and 4-speed manual gearboxes, while some higher trims offer CVT.
2017 Nissan Versa price and competition
With many lacks, it will be hard for 2017 Nissan Versa to compete in quality market, such as the one for subcompact cars. There are Ford Fiesta and Hyundai Accent as main rivals. While Kia is coming in new year with its Rio car. However, starting price is a bargain when we talk about 2017 Versa, with only $12,000 leading the market.