2011 Nissan Versa Pricing, Specs & Reviews

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$9,990-$17,410
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The Nissan Versa is a compact car that is sold as either a five-door hatchback or a four-door sedan. While it has been offered for sale in other markets since 2005, the Versa didn't arrive in the U.S. until the 2007 model year. Nissan's least expensive model competes against the Honda Fit, Hyundai Accent, Ford Fiesta, and Toyota Yaris. The 2011 Versa is unchanged as an all-new model (initially only offered as a four-door sedan) will debut for the 2012 model year.

The Versa is offered in six trim levels. Two sedan models - 1.6 Base and 1.6 - are the entry-level trims. Both body styles are offered in upgraded 1.8 S and 1.8 SL trim levels. The 1.6 Base sedan models are basically equipped with suede-tricot upholstery, four-way manual seats, manual windows, manual locks, fixed second-row seats, and 14-inch steel wheels. Upgrade to the 1.6 model for air conditioning, anti-lock brakes, and the availability of an automatic transmission. Along with a larger engine, the 1.8 S and 1.8 SL models feature power accessories, upgraded audio, and more.

The Nissan Versa is offered with two engine choices. Entry-level models are fitted with a 1.6-liter, four-cylinder engine rated at 107 horsepower. A five-speed manual transmission is standard on base trim, with a four-speed automatic optional. The 1.8 models are offered with a 1.8-liter, four-cylinder engine rated at 122 horsepower. A six-speed manual is standard with a four-speed automatic optional - one exception to this is that the continuously-variable transmission (CVT) is standard on the 1.8 SL Hatchback. All Versa models are front-wheel drive. The EPA rates the fuel economy of the 2011 Nissan Versa between 24 mpg city and 34 mpg highway, depending on engine and transmission.

The 2011 Nissan Versa 1.6 Sedan starts with a base price of about $10,500 and tops out with the Versa 1.8 SL Hatchback, which starts around $18,000.

The Nissan Versa is a compact car that is sold as either a five-door hatchback or a four-door sedan. While it has been offered for sale in other markets since 2005, the Versa didn't arrive in the U.S. until the 2007 model year. Nissan's least expensive model competes against the Honda Fit, Hyundai Accent, Ford Fiesta, and Toyota Yaris. The 2011 Versa is unchanged as an all-new model (initially only offered as a four-door sedan) will debut for the 2012 model year.

The Versa is offered in six trim levels. Two sedan models - 1.6 Base and 1.6 - are the entry-level trims. Both body styles are offered in upgraded 1.8 S and 1.8 SL trim levels. The 1.6 Base sedan models are basically equipped with suede-tricot upholstery, four-way manual seats, manual windows, manual locks, fixed second-row seats, and 14-inch steel wheels. Upgrade to the 1.6 model for air conditioning, anti-lock brakes, and the availability of an automatic transmission. Along with a larger engine, the 1.8 S and 1.8 SL models feature power accessories, upgraded audio, and more.

The Nissan Versa is offered with two engine choices. Entry-level models are fitted with a 1.6-liter, four-cylinder engine rated at 107 horsepower. A five-speed manual transmission is standard on base trim, with a four-speed automatic optional. The 1.8 models are offered with a 1.8-liter, four-cylinder engine rated at 122 horsepower. A six-speed manual is standard with a four-speed automatic optional - one exception to this is that the continuously-variable transmission (CVT) is standard on the 1.8 SL Hatchback. All Versa models are front-wheel drive. The EPA rates the fuel economy of the 2011 Nissan Versa between 24 mpg city and 34 mpg highway, depending on engine and transmission.

The 2011 Nissan Versa 1.6 Sedan starts with a base price of about $10,500 and tops out with the Versa 1.8 SL Hatchback, which starts around $18,000.

Available Trims for the 2011 Nissan Versa
Transmission MSRP Engine City/Hwy MPG
Name 1.6 Base (4dr Sdn I4 Manual) Transmission Manual MSRP 9990.00 Engine 1.6L/97 City/Hwy MPG 26/34
Name 1.6 (4dr Sdn I4 Manual) Transmission Manual MSRP 11420.00 Engine 1.6L/97 City/Hwy MPG 26/34
Name 1.6 (4dr Sdn I4 Auto) Transmission Automatic MSRP 12420.00 Engine 1.6L/97 City/Hwy MPG 25/33
Name 1.8 S (4dr Sdn I4 Manual) Transmission Manual MSRP 14100.00 Engine 1.8L/110 City/Hwy MPG 26/31
Name 1.8 S (4dr Sdn I4 Auto) Transmission Automatic MSRP 15100.00 Engine 1.8L/110 City/Hwy MPG 24/32
Name 1.8 SL (4dr Sdn I4 Auto) Transmission Automatic MSRP 16650.00 Engine 1.8L/110 City/Hwy MPG 24/32
Name 1.8 S (5dr HB I4 Manual) Transmission Manual MSRP 14380.00 Engine 1.8L/110 City/Hwy MPG 26/31
Name 1.8 S (5dr HB I4 Auto) Transmission Automatic MSRP 15380.00 Engine 1.8L/110 City/Hwy MPG 24/32
Name 1.8 SL (5dr HB I4 CVT) Transmission Continuously Variable MSRP 17410.00 Engine 1.8L/110 City/Hwy MPG 28/34
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INTERIOR
  • Reclining front bucket seats w/active adjustable headrests
  • 4-way manual driver seat
  • 4-way manual adjustable passenger seat
  • Rear bench seat
  • Suede-tricot cloth seat trim
  • Dual front & rear cup holders
  • Tilt steering column
  • Black IP trim finisher
  • Tachometer
  • Fasten seat belt warning light/chime
  • Pwr door locks -inc: auto-lock
  • Pwr windows
  • Remote fuel lid release
  • Immobilizer system
  • Manual rear trunk release
  • Rear window defroster w/timer
  • 12V pwr outlet
  • Door armrests
  • Driver & front passenger map pockets
  • Front & rear passenger folding assist grips
  • Carpeted floor & cargo area
  • "Reddish orange" interior illumination
  • Rear parcel shelf
  • Air conditioning w/in-cabin microfilter
  • Rear bench seat -inc: rear outboard adjustable headrests
  • Embossed suede cloth seat trim
  • Silver accent IP trim & shifter finisher
  • Passenger visor vanity mirror w/cover
  • Front/rear kick plates
  • Cargo area lamp
  • 6-way manual driver seat w/adjustable height
  • 60/40 split fold-down rear seat w/trunk pass through, adjustable headrests
  • Woven cloth seat trim
  • Soft-touch front center armrest w/cupholder
  • Rear center armrest w/cup holder & cover
  • Cruise control w/steering wheel mounted controls
  • Wood IP trim & door lock switch
  • Remote keyless entry
  • Vehicle security system
  • Pwr rear trunk release
  • Soft-touch door armrests, instrument panel, upper door trim
  • Rear passenger map pockets
  • (2) front map lights
  • Overhead storage console
  • Dual visor vanity mirrors w/covers
  • 60/40 split fold-down rear seat w/outboard adjustable headrests
  • Pwr rear liftgate release
EXTERIOR
  • 14" x 5.0" steel wheels w/full wheel covers
  • P185/65R14 all-season tires
  • Compact spare tire
  • Body color front/rear bumpers
  • Body-color front/rear fascia
  • Black grille
  • Multi-reflector halogen headlamps
  • Black manual folding mirrors
  • Variable intermittent windshield wipers w/mist function
  • Black door handles
  • Black deck lid finisher
  • 15" x 5.5" steel wheels w/full wheel covers
  • P185/65R15 all-season tires
  • Black grille w/chrome accent
  • Body color folding pwr mirrors
  • Body color door handles
  • Chrome deck lid finisher
  • 15" x 5.5" aluminum alloy wheels
  • Body color side sills
  • Sport front/rear fascias
  • Intermittent rear wiper w/washer
  • Rear roof spoiler
  • Fog lights
MECHANICAL
  • 1.6L DOHC 16-valve SMPFI I4 engine
  • Engine mounts -inc: (2) solid, (1) liquid-filled
  • 5-speed manual transmission w/OD
  • Front wheel drive
  • Battery saver
  • Independent strut front suspension w/stabilizer bar
  • Torsion beam rear suspension w/stabilizer bar
  • Electric speed-sensitive variable-assist pwr steering
  • Pwr front vented disc/rear drum brakes
  • 4-speed automatic transmission w/OD
  • 1.8L DOHC 16-valve CVTCS I4 engine -inc: engine cover
  • 6-speed manual transmission w/OD
  • Xtronic continuously variable transmission
PACKAGE
    SAFETY
    • Clutch interlock
    • Energy absorbing front/rear bumpers
    • Steel side-door impact beams
    • Zone body construction -inc: front/rear crumple zones, hood deformation point
    • Dual-stage front airbags w/occupant classification system
    • Front side-impact airbags
    • Front & rear side curtain airbags
    • 3-point ELR driver seat belt w/pretensioner & load limiter
    • 3-point ELR/ALR front passenger seat belt w/pretensioner & load limiter
    • 3-point ELR/ALR rear seat belts at all positions
    • Child safety rear door locks
    • Rear child seat tether anchors (LATCH)
    • Emergency interior trunk release
    • Tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS)
    • Energy absorbing steering column
    • Anti-lock brake system (ABS) -inc: electronic brake force distribution (EBD), brake assist
    • Transmission shift interlock
    • Passenger window lockout
    • Vehicle dynamic control (VDC)
    • Traction control system (TCS)
    • 3-point ELR/ALR rear seat belts at all positions -inc: detachable rear center seatbelt
    ENTERTAINMENT
    • Audio pre-wire w/(4) speakers
    • Roof mounted antenna
    • 90-watt AM/FM/MP3 stereo w/6-disc in-dash CD-changer -inc: (4) speakers, aux input
    • 180-watt AM/FM stereo w/CD/MP3 player -inc: (6) speakers, aux input, RDS, speed-sensitive volume, XM-ready
    • iPod interface system
    • 90-watt AM/FM stereo w/CD player -inc: (4) speakers, aux input

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