2020 NISSAN VERSA GOES ON SALE TODAY
TDN NEWS: 2020 NISSAN VERSA GOES ON SALE TODAY
- All-new third-generation Versa features expressive exterior styling and fresh interior design
- Embraces Nissan Intelligent Mobility technology, including available Nissan Safety Shield 360
- Next-generation 1.6-liter 4-cylinder engine rated at 122-horsepower – a 12 percent increase from the previous generation
- Fuel economy rated at 32 mpg city, 40 mpg highway, 35 mpg combined (Xtronic models)
- Pricing starts at $14,730 for Versa S 5MT
Nissan announced U.S. pricing for the all-new 2020 Nissan Versa compact sedan, which goes on sale today at Nissan dealers nationwide with a starting MSRP of $14,730.
Now in its third generation, the all-new 2020 Versa embraces Nissan Intelligent Mobility technology, including the available Nissan Safety Shield 360 suite of front, side and rear safety monitoring and intervention technologies – features not usually found in the subcompact sedan category. Nissan Safety Shield 360 is standard on Versa SV and SR grades.
The 2020 Versa is offered in three models – S (5-speed manual or Xtronic transmissions), SV (Xtronic) and the sporty SR (Xtronic).
Already the sales-leading nameplate in the segment, the totally reimagined 2020 Versa sedan presents a clear design expression of the Nissan brand with a dramatic, expressive exterior and fresh new interior with class-above features and quality.
The new design offers lower, wider and longer exterior dimensions while retaining Versa’s roomy interior space. Key styling elements of Nissan’s distinctive “Emotional Geometry” design language include the new Versa’s V-motion grille, boomerang-shaped headlamps and tail lamps, kick-up C-pillars and floating roof. Eight dynamic exterior colors are offered, including Electric Blue Metallic, Monarch Orange Metallic and Scarlet Ember Tintcoat.
Inside, the Versa interior includes Nissan’s “Gliding Wing” instrument panel design, which sets the tone for the vehicle’s balance between emotional and functional needs.
Key interior features include a sporty D-shaped steering wheel, “floating” 7.0-inch touchscreen audio display, remote keyless entry and standard push button start. Available amenities range from heated front seats to Automatic Climate Control.
Other comfort and convenience features include standard Bluetooth® Hands-free Phone System and Streaming audio via Bluetooth® with steering wheel controls, RearView Monitor, Siri® Eyes Free, AM/FM audio system with four speakers and USB connection port for iPod® and other compatible devices, and Hands-free Text Messaging Assistant. The available 60/40-split fold-down rear seat provides flexibility to carry people and cargo, including tall, wide items.
The new Versa sedan’s next-generation 1.6-liter 4-cylinder engine is rated at 122-horsepower and 114 lb-ft of torque. The engine is paired with an enhanced Xtronic transmission or available 5-speed manual (Versa S grade only). Fuel economy with the Xtronic transmission is rated at 32 mpg city, 40 mpg highway and 35 mpg combined1. Fuel economy with the 5-speed manual transmission is rated at 27 mpg city, 35 mpg highway and 30 mpg combined.
The available Nissan Safety Shield 360 system includes Automatic Emergency Braking with Pedestrian Detection, Rear Automatic Braking, Lane Departure Warning, High Beam Assist, Blind Spot Warning and Rear Cross Traffic Alert. Other available technology includes Intelligent Driver Alertness and Intelligent Cruise Control.
The Versa SR adds an extra touch of sportiness, including 17-inch aluminum-alloy wheels with 205/50R17 all-season tires, LED headlights, fog lights and more. Customers looking for additional features can opt for the SR Convenience Package, complete with heated front seats and Intelligent Cruise Control (ICC).