So, you are contemplating a new vehicle. While you may want all the bells and whistles, safety and comfort are most important. Nissans are some of the most reliable and safest vehicles for anyone on a budget, in college or just starting out with a family. You can find a newer Nissan with all the accessories that you need and even some extras for an affordable price. In fact, if you take a trip to your local Nissan dealer, you will find quite a few options for less than $15,000.
Nissan Versa Note
The 2014 Nissan Versa Note starts at $13,990 and has 109 horse power with a 1.6 liter 4-cylinder. This performance vehicle has a 31/40 city/hwy mile per gallon (Xtronic CVT), 5-speed manual transmission or Xtronic CVT and seating for up to 5 people. The interior of has 60/40 split fold down rear seats, AM/FM/CD audio system with input jack and comfortable adjustable settings for air conditioning. Included are a tilt steering column, intermittent rear window wiper, front door map pockets with bottle holders, cargo area light, rear and front console cup holders and more.
The exterior that this vehicle is equipped with is 15″ 5.5″ steel wheels with wheel covers, low rolling resistance tires, dual power outside mirrors, Halogen headlights and aerodynamic taillights. All-season tires come standard and are fully ready for any weather change.
Safety features include the Nissan Advantage Airbag System with dual-stage supplemental front airbags with seat-belt and occupant classification sensors and additional driver and front passenger seat mounted side impact supplemental airbags, roof mounted curtain-side impact supplemental impact airbags for front and rear seat occupant. It also comes with Vehicle Dynamic Control (VDC) and Traction Control System (TCS) for extreme weather. Other safety features include the LATCH System (Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children) and the Tire Pressure Monitoring System.
Nissan Versa Sedan
The 2014 Versa Sedan starts out at $11,990. This comfortable and compact vehicle is easy to transport in and multifunctional. The interior has the comfort and convenience of a trip computer system (average mpg, current mpg, and distance to empty), air-conditioning, tilt steering column, front door pockets with bottle holders, rear and front cup holders, sun visors with extensions, digital clock, rear window defroster, trunk light, battery saver and an auxiliary 12-volt DC power outlet. All seating is cloth-lined and there’s a 4-way manual driver’s seat. The audio system is equipped with two speakers, AM/FM/CD audio system and an auxiliary audio input jack for your own headset.
Safety is first and you can rest assured that this Nissan is loaded with safety features. These include Nissan Advanced Airbag with dual-stage supplemental front airbags. Front passenger and river seat mounted-side impact supplemental airbags and roof mounted curtain-side impact supplemental airbags for front and rear seat occupant head protection. Hood buckling crease and safety tops, energy-absorbing steering column, pipes-style steel door guard beams, tire pressure monitoring system, LATCH system (lower anchors and tethers for children), zone body construction with front and rear crumple zones, Vehicle dynamic control (VDC) with Traction control system (TCS) and 3-point ALE/ELR passenger and driver seat-belt system.
The exterior features include multi-reflector halogen headlights, dual manual black outside mirrors, black grille and black door handles, front tire and center fascia air deflectors. The interior features an AM/FM/CD audio system with two speakers and an auxiliary audio input jack.
Nissanusa.com offers extensive details on these two vehicles and their available trim levels. However, if you have additional questions or concerns, or are interested in scheduling a test drive, don’t hesitate to contact your local Nissan dealer for assistance.