Some of the latest reports were speaking of possible discontinuation of Versa, but it seems like Japanese company is giving another shot to this model. Low price is main advantage of the vehicle, whose next appearance will be as 2018 Nissan Versa. It is going to be five seater, with many improvements in design and performance, mainly in fuel economy. There were a lot of criticism for previous editions, and engineers carefully listened and now they are trying to make it up to their fans with new vehicle.
2018 Nissan Versa engine
We’ve heard there will be a lot of changes on the 2018 Nissan Versa, but official confirmation is still missing which parts suffer and what kind of modifications. We are sure that improved engine is coming for new model, and it could be 1.7-l 4-cylinder unit, mated to a 5-speed manual gearbox. This combination is good for 110 hp and 105 lb-ft of torque. Some reports are guessing that other possibility for transmission could be 4-speed auto, or even CVT. Predictions are estimating fuel economy around 32 mpg in urban conditions, and over 40 mpg on highway. Suspension and brakes are also getting new parts for better handling, braking and cornering.
2018 Nissan Versa redesign
Overall impression about 2018 Nissan Versa is boosted with new parts on its exterior and interior. Cabin is coming packed with a lot of modern features, which are carried over from other models, and updated or improved for this vehicle. Some of them are satellite radio and Bluetooth for infotainment. Safety system gets backup camera. There are also two versions of new 2018 Versa. This vehicle is going to be offered as sedan or hatchback. It is also possible that hatchback gets different name. Legroom could be decreased, but there will be more space in cargo area.
2018 Nissan Versa release date and price
Finally 2018 Nissan Versa is coming in second half of 2017, and by the end of next year it should appear in Asian markets. Other parts of the world can expect it early in 2018. Base model of the Versa is starting from $12,000, while upper trims will go up to $18,000.