Monday, July 11, 2011
2012 Nissan Versa Sedan Starts At $10,990 In Early August
The new 2012 Nissan Versa Sedan is totally redesigned on the all-new front-wheel drive global "V" for Versatile platform utilizing nearly 20 percent fewer platform components and weighing around 150 pounds less than the previous "B" platform. The Versa Sedan is powered by a 109 horsepower 1.6-liter 4-cylinder engine with a dual injector system and twin Continuously Variable Timing Control delivering 107 lb-ft of torque. Nissan brags that the new Versa has the lowest starting M.S.R.P. in America at just $10,990 (excluding applicable tax, title, license fees and destination charges). The Versa Sedan is available in three models: the 1.6 S starting at $10,990, 1.6 SV starting at $14,560 and 1.6 SL starting at $15,560. Among the available 2012 Versa Sedan optional equipment packages are a Convenience Package (1.6 S CVT), Convenience Package (1.6 SV) and Tech Package (1.6 SL) including such features as a Bluetooth Hands-free Phone System, XM Satellite Radio (XM subscription required, sold separately) and an in-dash 5-inch touch-screen navigation system with XM NavTraffic (XM subscription required, sold separately) and USB input for iPod and other compatible devices.
The base 1.6 S 5MT includes standard air conditioning, 6-way adjustable driver's seat, AM/FM/CD/Aux-in audio system. The 2012 Versa Sedan is available with a 5-speed manual transmission (1.6 S model only) and with a next-generation Xtronic CVT™ transmission with an estimated 30 mpg City, 38 mpg Highway and 33 mpg Combined with the CVT transmission (27/36/30 mpg with the 5-speed manual transmission). The Versa is scheduled to go on sale at Nissan dealers nationwide in early August.