Not huge by any means, but enough for groceries for a big family for week. The manual gearbox in the Versa is light and precise, making the little Base sedan feel surprisingly perky. Look for a proper service history and always have a professional pre-purchase inspection. Driving it on the highway is a bit tricky when it comes to gas though. Tiida offers mostly comfortable and tidy ride quality, while handling and steering are competent enough though lack the polish of the best the class can offer. The Beetle made its name with all of these factors except the hot handling aspect! Although bland both inside and out, the 2009 Nissan Versa is designed to offer maximum space and practicality, and it delivers.
The appropriately named Base model can be paired only with a five-speed manual. By erniejtorres This car is great. Further vehicle reviews, in-depth comparisons and coverage of consumer motoring issues can be found in the Club's magazine. The Sedans with Sport packages get a new chin spoiler, while Hatchbacks get new front and rear-end treatments. Pleasant and comfortable to drive. I think that even this early into our AutoMiddleEast.
This is also the better engine. Tiida could be had in sedan or five-door hatch body styles. I have a blue 1. Fuel economy ratings with the 1. Haven't had any problems with it, and we've had it now for nearly 3 years.
Those bargain-priced models—the 2009 Nissan Versa and Versa Base—include a 1. The Mitsubishi Attrage is a subcompact car from the Japanese brand that was incubated barely a year ago. You can bargain on this. To be honest, it's ugly. The hatch is crappy with very little room and the boot is tiny and well not very good if have children in childrens car seats.
A great first car or additional family car. There is seating for five, but squeezing an adult into the middle rear seat can be a challenge. Quick access to automobile-catalog website - type in a browser: a-c. The brakes, on the other hand, cannot really be faulted, with a nicely progressive feel through the pedal travel, ending in a firm pedal and plenty of braking force when applied strongly. Suprisingly Quick — It's very quick for a small car, its just a little thrash box. There is also an auxiliary input socket for all you iPod fans out there.
Overall, the dash, instrument panel, and switchgear feel like they were lifted from Nissan's more expensive offerings. It's cold here so I prefer the fabric. These features were optional when it was new, as well as keyless entry, Bluetooth, satellite radio and upgraded stereo speakers. In this consumer oriented society, we have gotten used to wasting money on 'nice to have's'. The 2009 Nissan Versa has adequate power, but the sporty reflexes of other Nissans are absent. Also, the car quality is very good, the materials look pretty strong and elegant and it has some nice interior details. The full Terms and Conditions of using this website and database can be found.
Both cars share a chunky, solidly reassuring look that confirms to the viewer that certain level of Japanese quality, with the panels and exterior components such as the headlights and door handles all showing a solid and reliable look and feel. I think it's better looking than the Sentra. Exterior is ridiculous, interior is fine. Most also agreed that both the front and back seats are comfortable, with plenty of room for adults. Prices can vary from time to time and dealer to dealer. Generally speaking, reliability appears to be another attribute. Good Car, Solid Build Quality, Amazing Performance.
It offers some of the best interior space in its class, features decent performance and gas mileage, and has a low starting price. If you let the Versa take its own time to get up to highway speed, it does so in short enough order--and then cruises. Standard features include a rear-window defroster, a tilt-adjustable steering wheel, intermittent windshield wipers, and full-length side-curtain airbags. The engine gets rowdy though when asked to offer its best efforts. I have never had to make a repair except a new muffler and a front coil recall, which Nissan paid.
And it comes with a factory warranty. The 2009 Nissan Versa is designed to maximize the space afforded by its small dimensions, and the Nissan designers have done an incredible job in that regard. But there's not much room in the hatch for storage, and, again as reviewers have said, the lack of a remote release for the hatch is an annoyance. I had to incur extra cost to replace it. It shows too much Renault in the styling. Fit doesn't offer anything but Navigation.
So with lower retained values than some of its more desirable competitors, the Tiida could prove a more affordable used transport option. Supple ride and a class standout for its responsive steering and handling. The hatchback has a generous 17. This provides you with all the information you need to make the decision of which car is perfect for you. Both of the cars on test here are the top-of-the-range 1.