Nissan Versa Parts And Nissan Versa Accessories
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Nissan might have already been known for the powerful vehicles that have rolled out of its line-up. There\'s the GT-R, 370Z, Titan, and Armada. All of which pack a lot of potential in their respective applications. Contrary to that, there are also models like the Nissan Versa that are designed to be the more economical alternatives in the spectrum. This humble car allows ample room for transporting the driver and passengers. It currently comes as a sedan and a hatchback to best match the owner\'s preference.
The generations of Nissan Versa over the years are actually different Nissan models that have been rebadged in the American market. The Japanese manufacturer wanted to introduce a compact vehicle that can be driven all around the city without having drivers raise an eyebrow on fuel consumption. For the past couple of years, some manufacturers have been trying to change the American perception of having huge gas guzzlers as the main mode of road transport. And while it has been a huge task for them, they are willing to change the status quo with much smaller vehicles.
The existing generations of the Nissan Versa in the United States are not strictly related to each other. The first Versas brought to the American market were the sedan and hatchback versions of the Nissan Tiida. The first glimpse of the concept was unveiled in the 2003 Tokyo Motor Show. The car was then released to the Japanese market in 2004. Two years after, it was brought to US after being rebadged as the Versa. Both versions were offered in the market with a few engine options. Through the years, it received some further performance and aesthetic improvements until this series last rolled out in 2012 (for the sedan) and 2013 (for the hatchback).
After the Tiida sedan, Nissan passed off the Latio as the 2nd generation Versa sedan in the American market. The rebadged US-spec Latio sedan was unveiled at the 2011 New York Auto Show. As a matter of fact, the model that was introduced as the 2nd generation American Versa is actually the successor of the first generation Latio that was introduced in 2004. The subcompact 4-door sedan gets its power from a choice of straight 3 and straight 4 engine blocks. However, this is not much of a performer since it was designed to be a modest vehicle without a huge hankering for fuel. Soon after, the Versa Note was also introduced to take over the previous Versa hatchback. The vehicle was unveiled at the 2013 North American International Auto Show and went on sale during the summer of the same year. It also received a straight 4 block mated to a manual or automatic transmission.
Currently, there are four sedan variants of the Nissan Versa. Each of these models can ideally carry up to 5 individuals with the help of the 109-horsepower 1.6L straight 4 block. This set-up allows the sedan to reach up to 36mpg on highway driving and 27mpg around the city. The Versa Note also gets the same power plant. Despite the differences in the body design, the hatchback can also achieve the same fuel economy as its sedan counterpart.