2024 Nissan Versa Reviews, Prices and Specs

Calista Alma
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March 19, 2024

Despite claims that there are no good cheap new cars left, the 2024 Nissan Versa challenges this notion as the least expensive new car in the U.S. Despite its low price, it offers more than just basic transportation, boasting features like automatic emergency braking, adaptive cruise control, wireless phone charging, and Apple CarPlay/Android Auto. With rivals like the Hyundai Accent and Kia Rio discontinued, the Versa’s primary competitor is the less desirable Mitsubishi Mirage. Remaining unchanged from the previous year’s exterior styling refresh, the 2024 Nissan Versa retains its position as one of the most affordable new cars on the market, with a comprehensive list of features and impressive fuel efficiency. However, it’s worth noting that the Versa comes standard with a manual transmission, requiring drivers to opt for a stick shift to achieve the lowest possible price.

The Nissan Versa undergoes no changes for the 2024 model year except for an enhancement to the NissanConnect Services, now providing a 3-year trial instead of the previous 6-month trial. Furthermore, the Convenience package is no longer an option for SV trims. This iteration belongs to the third generation of the Versa introduced in 2020.

Starting at $16,130, the 2024 Nissan Versa holds the title of the most affordable new car on the market. It’s worth mentioning that this price applies to the base model with a manual transmission. For those preferring an automatic transmission, prices start at a still-reasonable $17,800. Opting for the base model, we suggest considering the S+ package, which includes Apple CarPlay/Android Auto, a 60/40 split-fold rear seat, and aluminum alloy wheels. It’s important to note that this package isn’t compatible with manual transmission models.

2024 Nissan VersaMSRP
Versa S manual transmission$16,130
Versa S CVT$17,800
Versa SV$19,420
Versa SR$20,140

Nissan maximized space in the compact Versa, providing ample front legroom with its “zero gravity” seats. However, rear legroom is limited. The trunk offers 14.7 cubic feet in S trims and 15 cubic feet in SV and SR grades. Rear seats that fold down are only available with the S Plus package, standard on higher trims.

Material quality varies by trim, with SR models featuring leather-wrapped steering wheels and nicer fabric upholstery.

Infotainment systems range from a 7-inch touchscreen in S and SV trims to an 8-inch unit in the SR. The SR also adds heated front seats and automatic climate control.

For Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, opt for the S Plus package.

In recent years, the Versa underwent a significant transformation, resembling a smaller version of the Altima.

With pleasing proportions and updated styling, including a refreshed front end, it presents an attractive design.

Despite its compact classification, measuring 177 inches in length, it offers ample space.

Fuel Economy City 27 mpg/Hwy 35 mpg/Comb 30 mpg
Fuel TypeGas
Basic Warranty3 years or 36000 miles
Max Seating5
Horsepower 122 @ 6300 RPM
Cargo Space14.7 cu.ft.

Dimensions, Weights & Capacities

Curb Weight2599 lbs.
EPA Passenger188.9 cu.ft.
EPA Total Interior103.6 cu.ft.
Front Head Room39.5 inches
Front Leg Room44.5 inches
Max Seating Capacity5
Minimum Ground Clearance6.8 inches
Overall Length177.0 inches
Front Shoulder Room53.1 inches
Trunk or Cargo Capacity14.7 cu.ft.
Turning Diameter34.8 feet
Wheel Base103.1 inches
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR)3770 lbs.
Width with mirrors68.5 inches

Fuel Economy

City27 mpg
Highway 35 mpg
Combined 30 mpg

Mechanical

DrivetrainFWD
Transmission TypeManual
5 speedAvailable
Recommended Fuel Regular

Performance

Horsepower 122 @ 6300 RPM
Torque114 @ 4000 rpm
Engine4-Cyl, 1.6 Liter

Entertainment

  • iPod Connector
  • iPod Interface
  • Bluetooth Streaming Audio

Seating

  • Cloth Seats

Technology

  • Bluetooth Wireless Technology
  • Cruise Control
  • Hands Free Phone
  • Remote Keyless Entry
  • Audible Text Messaging
  • Smartphone Interface
  • Touch Screen Monitor
  • USB Port
  • Voice Recognition System
Review : 4.7/351
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