Nissan Versa vs. the Competition

Nissan Versa vs. the Competition

Nissan Versa Sedan in Cayenne RedLooking for a new car can be time-consuming and tedious. All the details you need to make a logical comparison can sometimes be scattered. Here is a short comparison of the 2016¬†Nissan Versa versus it’s competitors. To make it easier to read, we split our review into categories that most shoppers consider important when looking for a new vehicle.

Gas Mileage

The 2016 Nissan Versa boasts an amazing 40 MPG Highway, with the 2015 Hyundai Accent coming in at 37 MPG Highway. The 2015 Chevy Sonic and 2016 Ford Fiesta measure at 35 MPG Highway and 36 MPG Highway, relatively.


Nissan Versa’s passengers can really stretch out with 37 inches of legroom. A little more compact are the 2015 Chevy Sonic with 34.6 inches, the 2016 Ford Fiesta with 31.2 inches, and the 2015 Hyundai Accent with 33.3 inches.


Something the Nissan Versa has, that the competition doesn’t, is its Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) with available, class-exclusive easy-fill tire alert. This kind of feature is usually found in luxury sedans, but it comes standard with the Nissan Versa.

Cargo Space

A big convenience of the Nissan Versa is that you can put everything you need in the spacious trunk, giving you free reign over all space up front. The Versa’s trunk measures at 14.9 cu. feet, while the 2016 Ford Fiesta, 2015 Hyundai Accent, and 2015 Kia Rio have much smaller trunks (12.8, 13.7, and 13.7 cu. feet, respectively).


The 2016 Nissan Versa won the subcompact car category of the 2016 Kelley Blue Book “5-Year Cost to Own” awards. Also,¬†“Versa continues to be America’s best-selling vehicle in its class,” according to IHS Automotive.


The Nissan Versa has the lowest starting MSRP in America: $11,990. This compares to $14,245 for the 2015 Chevrolet Sonic Sedan, $14,090 for the 2016 Ford Fiesta Sedan, and $14,745 for the 2015 Hyundai Accent Sedan.

All in all, the 2016 Nissan Versa is the best choice if you’re looking for a reliable, affordable, and quality sedan to drive. To find your favorite¬†Nissan Versa, click here.