At that price, the Versa finds itself in direct competition with many other models in the compact car sector, including the , the , and the. While it whips into parking spots with sure-footed agility, at higher speeds, the Versa's handling becomes much looser, and the car lunges when changing lanes on the freeway. For better fuel economy and a more enjoyable all-around drive, we highly recommend the manual transmission. The fan belt was changed twice in the first year and a half of ownership. Nevertheless, a look at the minivan-like lines of the Versa hatchback shows that this was not a car built for the left lane of the freeway at over 60 inches tall, it is taller than most full-size sedans. The edges of the tailgate are angled inwards surprisingly far toward the lower lip. Nissan Tiida is a bargain on the used-car market because of its surprising lack of popularity on the new-car scene.
Our 2004 used import review car has a light tan trim and fabric. A new radiator grille added to this look. So much room than what it looks. Nissan have abandoned any notion of engaging the enthusiast pity as it can be a dab hand at it but the Tiida is nonetheless guaranteed to be a huge success. Maintenance till now was only normal wear stuff, like brakes; nothing major. Boot space is about average for the class, with 282 litres available, enough for two to three medium-size suitcases.
The stereo is hooked up to a four-speaker audio system, which sounds adequate at lower volumes but quickly starts to distort output when cranked up past half way. Initially, the Versa is only available as a five-door hatchback, but a sedan version will appear in Nissan showrooms later in the model year. There's as much, if not more, legroom in the rear as you will get in most large family cars. The suspension soaks up most bumps and undulations without being too soft. General Comments: The handling is great, and the car has good power.
Read all of our Nissan. Nonetheless, many people still desire to own a car with a decent amount of interior space and adequate performance, all for a reasonable price, of course. As we found in our time testing the gearbox, the variable valve timed,1. This is a factor in the low price of the car due to a trade agreement between Australia and Thailand. Check for smoke from the exhaust if the engine is worked hard, driving up a hill in a high gear is a good test. However, the electrically-assisted system is over light and on the vague side. It even comes close to that in the Chevy Suburban.
A solid buy and a great car, and it comes as no surprise why the Versa is the 1 top selling sub compact in America. For having a relatively small engine, the Versa displays admirable acceleration off the line: first gear can be held to about 30mph before reaching the red line, while 50mph can be reached in second gear. Stability control is not an option on either trim level. Don't Know Review Date: 11th September, 2009. Exterior is ridiculous, interior is fine. There is a large volume knob in the center with a very visible power button. It has held up great over the now 5 years that we have owned it.
The Versa is smaller and less expensive than the 2007 Nissan Sentra, but it actually offers greater interior space and more versatility. Interior Features If you want to be impressed by the Nissan Versa, sit in the back first. Naturally, it will continue to offer a six-speed manual transmission for those who enjoy shifting. Nissan Tiidas originally came from Japan, later a Nissan factory in Thailand provided most Australian imports. The space-saver spare wheel takes up less boot space than a full-size one would, and the boot is deep.
While it's not going to break any records on the highway, the Versa will cruise comfortably at 80mph, ticking over at 3,500rpm in sixth gear. Yes Review Date: 13th May, 2011 Faults: Well this car was purchased in Trinidad, and the performance of the car is rather good, however the braking system was not the best designed one. The engine uses a timing chain that will not need regular replacement. It's no wonder the Versa is regarded as a near-luxury car in Japan. A sedan version will be added to the lineup in early 2007. This price is fixed by the manufacturing company of the car.
The high roof and big windows mean the interior is also light and airy. Primarily because it was the successor to the ultra-successful , but the management decided to give it a strange new name. Very little road noise, rides really smooth. From the front the Versa has some family styling cues from the Quest minivan including a highly raked windshield and a prominent grille. I Changed To This Car And Noticed Immediate Savings In Gas.
The Versa is one of the first cars in this price category to feature electric power steering. Three functional, conventional knobs operate the climate control system. My decision to buy the 2007 Versa Hatchback specifically I actually wanted this year and this car is among the best car buying decisions I ever made. As a means of getting you and yours from point A to point B, it really is excellent. If it does fail, it will need a full rebuild or replacement with a second-hand unit. In March 2010 the Nissan Tiida got a comprehensive facelift that saw the front of the car being extended and reshaped.