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2009 Nissan Versa Press Kit: At a Glance

The Nissan Versa enters its third year of production in 2009, continuing its strong appeal in the marketplace among buyers seeking fuel efficiency without sacrificing performance or roominess. Versa again offers one of highest standard horsepower/torque ratings and the largest interior in the entry-level segment – along with excellent quality, reliability and durability. Fuel economy is rated at 27 mpg City/33 mpg Highway when equipped with the Continuously Variable Transmission.

Built on Nissan’s proven B-platform, the stylish Versa offers a spacious cabin with best-in-class headroom and rear leg room and a comfortable, stress-free environment. Every 2009 Versa is powered by a standard 122-horsepower 1.8-liter DOHC 4-cylinder engine and a choice of three transmissions, including Nissan’s advanced, smooth shifting Xtronic CVT™ (Continuously Variable Transmission).

The front-wheel drive Versa is available in two body styles, a 5-door hatchback and 4-door sedan, and in two well-equipped models, S and SL. Both Versa Hatchback and Versa Sedan models are offered with a long list of standard and available equipment, including available Nissan Intelligent Key™, Bluetooth® Hands-free Phone System, XM® Satellite Radio (XM® subscription required, sold separately) and an audio system with Clarion speakers and Rockford Fosgate-powered subwoofer.

Highlights of the 2009 Nissan Versa include:

  • Long wheelbase (102.4 inches), short front and rear overhangs
  • Body color front and rear bumpers, door handles 
  • Nissan signature grille 
  • Large multi-reflector halogen headlights 
  • Body color dual remote-controlled outside mirrors 
  • Fixed roof antenna (short rod type) 
  • 0.31 coefficient of drag 
  • Available Sport Package (Hatchback SL model only) with rear roof spoiler, lower body side sill extensions, unique front and rear fascias and fog lights
Engine and Driveline
  • Front engine/front-wheel drive
  • Nissan “B” platform 
  • 122-horsepower 16-valve 1.8-liter DOHC inline 4-cylinder engine, producing 127 lb-ft of torque 
  • Available Nissan Xtronic CVT™ (Continuously Variable Transmission) (Hatchback SL model) 
  • Available 4-speed electronically controlled automatic with overdrive (optional on Hatchback and Sedan S models, standard on Sedan SL model) 
  • Standard 6-speed manual (Hatchback and Sedan S models)
Suspension, Steering and Braking
  • Independent MacPherson strut front suspension
  • Torsion beam rear suspension 
  • Front and rear stabilizer bars 
  • Electric power steering 
  • Standard 15-inch wheels with P185/65HR15 tires 
  • Available 15-inch 6-spoke aluminum-alloy wheels 
  • Power-assisted front disc/rear drum brakes with available Anti-lock Braking System (ABS) with Electronic Brake force Distribution (EBD) and Brake Assist (BA)
Interior Features
  • Roomy, high quality interior with 72.3-inch cabin length (Hatchback)
  • Large interior volume – 94.7-cubic feet Hatchback (without moonroof); 94.3-cubic feet Sedan (without moonroof) 
  • Ample cargo volume – 17.8 cubic feet Hatchback (with rear seats up); 13.8 cubic feet Sedan 
  • Extensive use of soft-touch materials 
  • Large, comfortable seating 
  • Available Nissan Intelligent Key™, Bluetooth® Hands-free Phone System 
  • Available XM® Satellite Radio (XM® subscription required, sold separately) 
  • Available Clarion speakers with Rockford Fosgate-powered subwoofer
Safety and Security
  • Zone Body construction with front and rear crumple zones
  • Nissan Advanced Air Bag System (AABS) (includes dual-stage front supplemental air bags and front seat side-impact supplemental air bags for chest protection) 
  • Available roof-mounted curtain side-impact air bags for front and rear outboard occupant head protection 
  • LATCH (Lower Anchors and Tethers for CHildren) system 
  • Child safety rear door locks, child seat upper tether anchors 
  • Front seat Active Head Restraints 
  • Standard Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS)
Models and Manufacturing
  • Offered well-equipped Versa Sedan and Hatchback models, each in S or SL trims
  • Assembled by Nissan Mexicana SA de CV (NMEX-DF), Aguascalientes, Mexico

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