2012 Nissan Versa

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2012 Nissan Versa
2012 Nissan Versa
The Versa offers incredible value for the money. The base S model starts at the remarkably low price of $11,750. It lacks such features as power locks and windows, cruise control, and keyless entry, so many buyers will gravitate to the pricier and better-equipped SV and SL trims. Navigation, Bluetooth, satellite radio, and keyless entry are all available on higher models. Many of the interior fittings and plastics look and feel cheap; it's clear that the Versa was built with cost saving in mind. However, it will satisfy people looking for basic, affordable transportation. The Versa is easy to drive and comfortable, but acceleration is only adequate. The sedan gets a new 1.6-liter engine that has a host of revisions to improve fuel economy. Versa sedans equipped with the continuously variable transmission are rated at 38 highway mpg. In spite of its compact exterior dimensions, the Versa has a spacious cabin with a roomy back seat and a surprisingly large trunk. Drivers and passengers will feel comfortable rather than cramped. Switchgear and gauges are clear and easy to use, if basic. The Versa hatchback did not receive the same revisions as the sedan and continues with its 1.8-liter engine. It remains a pleasing car with plenty of passenger room and impressive cargo space, especially with the rear seats folded. Fuel economy is slightly lower than the sedan's but is impressive for a car of its size. Whether opting for the bargain-basement S or a better-equipped sedan or hatchback, Versa buyers will find themselves behind the wheel of an agreeable and inexpensive small car.
2012 Nissan Versa Sedan Profile
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has opened a safety defect investigation into the 2012 Nissan Versa. The investigation arose after NHTSA received early reports of a possible defect from Nissan. According to NHTSA, the spiral cable in the steering column of the 2012 Nissan Versa could become pinched, causing a break or short circuit. If so, the airbag warning light would illuminate, and the steering-wheel airbag would fail to deploy in a crash. There are no reported instances of this problem causing an accident or injury, but NHTSA predicts the issue could affect as many as 100,000 vehicles. So far it's unclear whether the investigation affects the 2012 Versa sedan, which was all-new for 2012; the Versa hatchback, which carried over unchanged for 2012; or both body styles. NHTSA's defect investigation means the safety agency will now try to determine how serious the problem is, and whether it poses any risk to drivers. Defect investigations can often lead to a vehicle recall. Sources: Reuters, NHTSA
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When Nissan introduced the new, 2012 Versa sedan at last year's New York show, the company noted that the Versa hatchback would continue unchanged. Now, finally, Nissan has given us an early look at the 2013 Versa hatchback that will go on sale here later this year or earlier next year. At the same time, Nissan revealed that the 2012 Versa sedan will receive several equipment changes -- including one tweak that helps the car return 40 mpg on the highway.
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Nissan plans to invest $200 million to build a new Euro-market compact hatchback, Automotive News reports. Meant to compete directly with the VW Golf and Ford Focus, the new car will first see production in 2014 and be built at Nissan’s assembly plant in Sunderland, England. The upcoming hatchback will mark Nissan’s return to Europe’s competitive compact class, a segment the Japanese automaker left in 2006.
2012 Nissan Versa Sedan Front Three Quarter
The latest car to join the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety's list of Top Safety Picks is the 2012 Nissan Versa sedan. The Versa sedan received the safety award after receiving the top marks of "Good" in front, side, rollover, and rear crash tests. This is the first time the Nissan Versa has been rated as a Top Safety Pick by the IIHS; the sedan was redesigned for the 2012 model year. Previous versions of the sedan only scored "Acceptable" ratings for side and rollover crash protection. The 2012 Nissan Versa hatchback, meanwhile, is not recommended because it is unchanged from the 2011 model. Standard safety equipment on the Nissan Versa sedan includes electronic stability control, six airbags, ABS, and brake assist. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration awarded a four-star rating to the 2012 Versa sedan; in NHTSA testing, the Nissan scored three stars for frontal impacts, four stars for side impacts, and four stars for rollover accidents. Sources: Nissan, IIHS
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A recall has been issued for 36,608 units of the 2012  Nissan Versa due to a flaw with the automatic transmission, while the Ford Expedition and Lincoln Navigator are recalled for an issue with the head restraints. The police-spec version of the Dodge Charger has also been recalled for headlamps that could dim and stability control/ABS fuses that could overheat.

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2012 Nissan Versa Specifications

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Engine
1.6L I4Engine
Fuel economy City:
27 MPG
Fuel economy Highway:
36 MPG
Horsepower:
109 hp @ 6000rpm
Torque:
107 ft lb of torque @ 4400rpm
  • Air Conditioning
  • Power Windows (optional)
  • Power Locks (optional)
  • Power Seats (optional)
  • Steering Wheel Tilt
  • Cruise Control (optional)
  • Sunroof (optional)
  • ABS
  • Stabilizer Front
  • Stabilizer Rear (optional)
  • Electronic Traction Control
  • Electronic Stability Control
  • Locking Differential (optional)
  • Limited Slip Differential (optional)
  • Airbag Driver
  • Airbag Passenger
  • Airbag Side Front
  • Airbag Side Rear (optional)
  • Radio
  • CD Player
  • CD Changer (optional)
  • DVD (optional)
  • Navigation (optional)
Vehicle
36,000 miles / 36 months
Powertrain
60,000 miles / 60 months
Corrosion
Unlimited miles / 60 months
Recall Date
12-31-1969:21:35:20
Component
POWER TRAIN:MANUAL TRANSMISSION:SHIFT PATTERN INDICATOR
Summary
NISSAN IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2012 VERSA VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH AN AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION AND MANUFACTURED FROM JUNE 9, 2011, THROUGH JANUARY 13, 2012 FOR FAILING TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 114,¿THEFT PROTECTION.¿ DUE TO INTERFERENCE BETWEEN THE SHIFTER ROD AND THE SHIFT KNOB, THE VEHICLES MAY BE SHIFTED OUT OF THE PARK POSITION WITHOUT DEPRESSING THE BRAKE PEDAL.
Consequences
THE OPERATOR CAN INADVERTENTLY SHIFT THE VEHICLE INTO GEAR WITHOUT THE BRAKE PEDAL BEING DEPRESSED, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH OR INJURY TO A NEARBY PEDESTRIAN.
Remedy
NISSAN WILL NOTIFY OWNERS, AND DEALERS WILL INSPECT AND REPLACE THE SHIFTER KNOB OR THE SHIFTER ASSEMBLY AS NEEDED, FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON MEARH 5, 2012. OWNERS MAY CONTACT NISSAN AT 1-800-647-7261.
Potential Units Affected
36,608
Notes
NISSAN NORTH AMERICA, INC.


Recall Date
12-31-1969:21:35:20
Component
AIR BAGS:SIDE/WINDOW
Summary
NISSAN IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2012 ALTIMA AND VERSA VEHICLES. THESE VEHICLES MAY BE EQUIPPED WITH SIDE CURTAIN AIR BAGS THAT CONTAIN AN INCORRECT PROPELLANT MIXTURE FOR THE INITIATOR COMPONENT USED, RESULTING IN INSUFFICIENT OUTPUT OF COMPRESSED GAS.
Consequences
THE SIDE CURTAIN AIR BAGS MAY NOT DEPLOY, INCREASING THE RISK OF INJURY.
Remedy
NISSAN WILL NOTIFY OWNERS, AND DEALERS WILL REPLACE ONE OR BOTH SIDE CURTAIN AIR BAG MODULES, AS NECESSARY, FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON MARCH 12, 2012. OWNERS MAY CONTACT NISSAN CUSTOMER SERVICE AT 615-725-1000.
Potential Units Affected
976
Notes
NISSAN NORTH AMERICA, INC.


NHTSA Rating Front Driver
4
NHTSA Rating Front Passenger
3
NHTSA Rating Front Side
3
NHTSA Rating Rear Side
4
NHTSA Rating Overall
4
NHTSA Rating Rollover
4
IIHS Overall Front Crash
Good
IIHS Overall Side Crash
Good
IIHS Best Pick
1
IIHS Rear Crash
Good
IIHS Roof Strength
Good

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