The standard engine on the 2018 Nissan Versa is a 1.6-liter four-cylinder that offers 109 horsepower and ensures an easy drive. Front-wheel drive is standard in base and upgraded models. Driving the 2018 Versa is a breeze. It accelerates and turns gently to avoid jerking and jostling for a smooth drive whether you’re driving on the highway, across flat urban streets, or up curvy mountain roads.
The Versa gives you options when it comes to transmission. Its base model features five-speed manual transmission, but its upgraded models–the S Plus and SV–are available with continuously variable automatic transmission. Its short throw clutch allows those driving in manual transmission to shift gears quickly and easily to slow down, accelerate, and merge into traffic safely and smoothly with no risk of stalling.
Comfort and Style
Nissan’s 2018 Versa model has a sleek, sporty look that sets it apart from other practical subcompact sedans. Its comfortable, straightforward interior is another major selling point of the Versa. Its large windows offer clear visibility for drivers and passengers, and its deep bucket seats absorb shock effortlessly to prevent jostling even on the bumpiest roads. These seats also feature height-adjustable front and rear head rests to provide customization comfort for drivers and passengers alike.
The Versa features a 14.9-cubic-foot trunk that offers much more cargo space than the majority of subcompact sedans within its class, so you can effortlessly fit everything you need to take with you in your trunk with room to spare. Its backseat is also sizeable to offer passengers plenty of room and give the whole cabin an open, spacious feel. It easily accommodates up to five passengers at a time while offering ample leg room to everyone in the car. You’ll never feel cramped inside a 2018 Nissan Versa, whether you’re a driver or a backseat passenger.
The fuel economy of Nissan’s 2018 Versa is very impressive, especially when compared with other modern subcompact sedan vehicles in its class. Fuel efficiency varies depending on which model you choose, since the base model and upgraded models are equipped with different transmissions.
The S base model’s five-speed manual transmission offers an average gas mileage of 27 miles per gallon on city streets and 36 MPG on the highway. The Versa’s upgraded SV and S Plus models–both of which are equipped with continuously variable transmission–boast an increased mileage of 31 MPG in the city and suburbs and 39 MPG at highway speeds.
The 2018 Nissan Versa lives up to its reputation as a reliable, family-friendly sedan with its many advanced safety features. Almost all of its safety features are included as standards in the Versa’s base model–no upgrades required.
Nissan’s Advanced Air Bag System offers full coverage in the case of an accident with supplemental front air bags and seatbelt sensors. It also features roof-mounted curtain side-impact airbags as well as flexible side-impact airbags that are built into the front seats to protect all passengers in an emergency. An advanced traction control system also improves your grip on the road and reduces wheelspin to allow you to accelerate quickly and smoothly even when road conditions are not ideal.
The Versa’s anti-lock braking system relinquishes more control to you in case of an emergency. It prevents your wheels from locking up, allowing you to maintain control and navigate easily around any obstacles in your way on the road to prevent collisions and damage to your car. To help you keep control of your car at all times, the Versa is also equipped with vehicle dynamic control that allows you to steer without fear of understeering or oversteering in difficult road conditions.
Technology and Navigation
Advanced technology for entertainment options and superior navigation is a standard in the 2018 Nissan Versa. All 2018 Versa models feature a classic AM/FM audio system with a built-in 7-inch color touch-screen monitor display. Bluetooth streaming audio is also standard. An auxiliary input jack and USB port are built in as well, so you can plug in your smartphone for charging or playing music. All music plays through four state-of-the-art speakers located throughout the car’s interior and is maintained through speed-sensitive volume control.
The Versa sedan’s navigation system makes direction easy and distraction-free. Its navigation system is built into a 5.8-inch touchscreen, so you can always see clearly where you are and where you’re going.
The 2018 Nissan Versa is a classic subcompact sedan that is unmatched in its class in terms of practicality and affordability. Unlike many other vehicles, the Nissan Versa offers the vast majority of its amenities and special features as standards in its base model, so upgrades are not a necessity for most drivers. Its impressive fuel efficiency, smooth drive, and ultra-roomy interior makes the Versa an ideal sedan for families and individual commuters who value functionality, reliability, and a comfortable ride.