/NAIAS 2013: Nissan Versa Note

NAIAS 2013: Nissan Versa Note

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Nissan expands the Versa lineup by introducing the new Versa Note at the Detroit Motor Show. Going up against cars like Chevrolet Sonic, Nissan Versa Note till hit America’s sub-compact market in Summer 2013, starting from $13,990. In comparison, the normal Versa starts at $11,990.

To make up for that extra two grand, the Note boast cooler design, well-equipped trim lines, and an economical 1.6-liter DOHC 4-cylinder engine with dual fuel injection and Twin CVTC (Continuously Variable Timing Control).

The car comes in S, S Plus and SV, along with top-of-the-line SL models, with the S getting a 5-speed manual gearbox, and while the S Plus and SV models are equipped with a standard next-generation Nissan Xtronic CVT. Estimated fuel economy is 40 mpg Highway, 31 mpg City and 35 mpg Combined.

The standard kit includes cloth seating, 4-way adjustable front bucket seats (S, S Plus) with 6-way seats available (SV), Fine Vision instrumentation, AM/FM/CD/Aux-in audio system with 4 speakers, 12-volt power outlet, front door pockets with bottle holders, dual front and rear cupholders and many more amenities. Heated front seats with upgraded seat cloth and stitching are also available, along with leather-wrapped steering wheel, chrome/silver accents, USB input with iPod® control and steering wheel-mounted audio and Bluetooth® controls. Two interior colors are offered: Charcoal and Wheat Stone. Higher trim levels also get Around View Monitor and an advanced navigation system.

Standard safety and security systems include the Nissan Advanced Air Bag System (AABS) (includes dual-stage front supplemental air bags) front seat-mounted side-impact supplemental air bags for chest protection), roof-mounted curtain side-impact supplemental air bags, Vehicle Dynamic Control (VDC), Traction Control System (TCS) and Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) with available Easy-Fill Tire Alert.

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