The redesigned-for-2014 Nissan Versa Note is set to hit dealerships this month at a nearly 5% discount from the outgoing model, the automaker announced. The new Versa hatchback will start at $14,780 (including a $790 destination charge); that's $680 less than its predecessor. It joins the second-generation Versa sedan in the lineup.
All three Versa trim levels — S, S Plus and SV — have a 1.6-liter four-cylinder engine. The Versa Note S comes with a standard five-speed automatic transmission and starts at $14,780; the S Plus, which adds a continuously variable automatic transmission, starts at $16,030; and the SV, which also has a CVT, starts at $16,780. Fuel economy for CVT-equipped models is 31/40 mpg city/highway.
Available features for 2014 include:
- 16-inch aluminum-alloy wheels
- A 360-degree camera monitoring system
- Active grille shutters for enhanced fuel economy
- Adjustable rear load floor height
- NissanConnect multimedia system with navigation, hands-free text messaging, Google Services, Pandora compatibility and Bluetooth connectivity
- Nissan Intelligent Key
- Satellite radio
- Heated front seats and side mirrors