The 2015 Nissan Versa Note trails competitors in improvement as well as performance. However maybe worth a seek shoppers who focus on affordable price, roominess and sturdy energy economy. The 2015 Nissan Versa Note adds two trims this year: SR as well as SL, valued at the top of the lineup. New readily available features like warmed front seats have actually been included, and all Versa Note models obtain Bluetooth connectivity as common this year.
2015 Nissan Versa Note Hatchback Review
As the hatchback model of the Versa sedan, the Versa Note flaunts characteristics that make it economical to have as well as easy to deal with. Fuel economic climate is outstanding and also the automobile’s interior is spacious, when it comes to a spacious backseat and sufficient cargo ability.
A flexible freight flooring that can be raised or reduced as needed– with a concealed storage area beneath to stash valuables– adds useful adaptability. Feature content is impressive. Even base designs obtain Bluetooth connectivity, and offered features consist of high-end additions like warmed front seats, a 360-degree vehicle parking camera system as well as keyless ignition.
The 2015 Nissan Versa Note is a five-passenger hatchback provided in 5 trims: S, S Plus, SV, SR and SL. A four-door sedan version of the Versa likewise is readily available and also is covered in a separate model review.
Conventional features for the base S trim consist of 15-inch steel wheels, power mirrors, air-conditioning, a travel computer system, a tilt-only wheel, a four-way manually adjustable vehicle driver seat, 60/40 split-folding back seats, Bluetooth phone connection and a four-speaker stereo when it comes to a CD gamer and a supporting input jack. It’s worth noting that the 2015 Versa S trim is readily available only when it comes to a five-speed manual transmission.
Stepping up to the S Plus trim includes energetic grille shutters for increased energy economic situation, along with a CVT.
The SV trim add keyless remote entrance, power locks as well as home windows, updated as well as increased usage of towel furniture, a six-way-adjustable vehicle driver seat, a driver-side facility armrest, vanity mirrors, a black center cluster border, travel control, lit up entry and a leather-wrapped wheel with audio controls.
The sporty-looking SR trim includes 16-inch alloys, foglights, distinct front as well as back fascias, a distinct grille, a dark front lights therapy, body-color side sill looters, a back looter, side mirrors when it comes to integrated turn indicator, a sporting activity steering wheel, suede upholstery, sport front seats as well as a rear-seat center armrest with cupholders.
A Convenience package is readily available for the SV as well as SR. It includes a 5-inch touchscreen, a rearview electronic camera, satellite radio, a USB/iPod interface. Bluetooth sound connectivity, mobile phone application combination (NissanConnect when it comes to Mobile Apps), a rear cargo area divider panel and a back seat center armrest (SV simply).
The range-topping SL acquires you the contents of the Convenience package deal as conventional in addition to 16-inch alloys, foglights, keyless ignition and access as well as warmed front seats. A Tech package for the SL adds a 5.8-inch touchscreen, a gps system, voice commands for sound and gps, heated side mirrors as well as a 360-degree vehicle parking camera system.
Powering the 2015 Nissan Versa Note is a 1.6-liter four-cylinder engine that generates 109 horsepower as well as 107 pound-feet of torque. Base S versions just possess a five-speed handbook, while greater trimmings obtain a CVT. Both drive the front wheels.
The EPA estimates gas economy for the manual-shift Versa Note at 30 mpg integrated (27 city/36 freeway). The CVT model is claimed to be capable of an impressive 35 mpg integrated (31/40), yet we simply achieved 32 mpg in 300 miles of blended driving.
The first thing that strikes you about the 2015 Nissan Versa Note’s guest log cabin is the roominess. No place is this much more noticeable compared to in the rear seat, where also 2 tall adults can pleasantly sit, benefiting from sufficient head- and also legroom. Up front, taller vehicle drivers could find it hard to attain a comfy position, however, as a result of the lack of a telescoping steering wheel as well as lumpy-feeling front seats.
Payload space is decent, when it comes to 18.8 cubic feet of storage behind the rear seats. The offered modifiable payload location floor allows for thin items (laptop bags and also boxes) to be saved under the floor and hidden, while larger things can be saved on top. The divider panel likewise can be gone down or eliminated completely for maximum space.
The Versa Note hatchback has a greater beginning price of around $15,000. Going up trimmings and also including features could push a Versa’s price to around $20,000 in top kind. A Kia Rio, comparative, has a much more powerful engine and also a much longer warranty, and starts around $15,000, the neighborhood where base models of the Honda Fit, Chevy Sonic, Hyundai Accent and Ford Fiesta reside.