How does a brand-new car for under $20,000 sound? With the 2021 Nissan Versa, that’s exactly what you get. Starting at around $15,000 and topping out around $19,000, the 2021 Nissan Versa is one of the most affordable cars on the market. Despite being an economy car, the 2021 Versa still manages to cram lots of features into a small package. If you’re looking for an affordable and safe sedan with great gas mileage, keep reading.
Every 2021 Nissan Versa has its fair share of safety tech. The standard suite includes forward collision warning with pedestrian detection and forward and reverse automatic emergency braking, automatic high-beam headlights, lane departure warning, and a rearview camera. The mid-tier SV trim adds blind spot monitoring with rear cross traffic alert, driver drowsiness monitoring, adaptive cruise control, and a rear-seat reminder.
The base model 2021 Versa S has a 7-inch touchscreen, voice recognition, three USB ports, and Bluetooth compatibility to make sure you stay connected. The SV trim adds a few more desirable features, such as Android Auto, Apple CarPlay, SiriusXM satellite radio, and heated outside mirrors. The top-tier SR ups the ante even more, with automatic climate control, proximity keyless entry, remote start, LED headlights, and fog lights.
Pop the hood of the 2021 Nissan Versa and you’ll find a 1.6-liter four-cylinder engine. It puts out 122 horsepower and 114 lb-ft of torque. The base model S comes standard with a 5-speed manual transmission that can be switched out for the Xtronic CVT. The SV and SR both come standard with the Xtronic CVT. Fuel economy depends on transmission. The manual transmission clocks in at 27-city/35-highway mpg. The CVT transmission improves those numbers significantly, measuring 32-city/40-highway mpg. Every 2021 Versa is FWD.
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