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2010 Nissan Versa Hatchback and sedan

2010 Nissan Versa Press Kit: At a Glance

The Nissan Versa, now in its fourth year of production, continues its strong appeal in the marketplace among buyers seeking fuel efficiency without sacrificing performance or roominess. Versa again features one of the highest standard horsepower/torque ratings (Versa 1.8 models) and the largest interior in the entry-level segment – along with offering one of the lowest priced new vehicles available in the United States, the high-value Versa Sedan 1.6 Base model with 5-speed manual transmission.

The front-wheel drive Versa is available in two body styles in 2010, a 5-door hatchback and 4-door sedan, and features a number of refinements – including new standard sport front and rear fascias, body side sills, fog lights and rear spoiler for Versa Hatchback SL models, a revised front grille design for all models, new wheel treatments (15-inch covers, optional 16-inch alloy) and revised interior fabrics and finishers. Anti-lock Braking System (ABS) is now standard for 1.8 S models, along with standard ABS and Vehicle Dynamic Control (VDC) and Traction Control System (TCS) for 1.8 SL models. VDC and TCS are optionally available for Versa 1.8 S models. Standard fog lights are added on Versa Hatchback 1.8 SL and an optional low-cost navigation system will also be offered for the first time (late availability).

Other revisions for 2010 include auxiliary input added to base audio system; Interface System for iPod® added to upper grade radio; and the SL Sport interior is now standard on Versa Hatchback SL with charcoal interior. New or revised option packages include a combined Navigation/XM Satellite Radio Package, the previous Power and Cruise Packages are combined into Power Plus Package, and the Moonroof Package is now available with the Versa Hatchback only.

The 2010 Nissan Versa is available in a range of well-equipped models: Versa Sedan 1.6 Base and Versa Sedan 1.6 with 107-horsepower 1.6-liter DOHC 4-cylinder engine and 5-speed manual transmission; and Versa Hatchback and Sedan 1.8 S and 1.8 SL with 122-horsepower 1.8-liter DOHC 4-cylinder engine and choice of 6-speed manual, 4-speed automatic or Xtronic CVT™ transmission (CVT available on Versa Hatchback 1.8 SL only).

Versa 1.8 Hatchback and Sedan models are offered with a long list of standard and available equipment, including available Nissan Intelligent Key™, Bluetooth® Hands-free Phone System and XM® Satellite Radio (XM® subscription required, sold separately).

Fuel economy for the 2010 Versa is rated at 26 mpg City/34 mpg Highway for the Sedan 1.6 equipped with the 5-speed manual transmission and 28 mpg City/34 mpg Highway for the Hatchback 1.8 SL with the Continuously Variable Transmission.

All Versas are built on Nissan’s proven B-platform and offer a spacious cabin with best-in-class headroom and rear legroom and a comfortable, stress-free environment.

Highlights of the 2010 Nissan Versa include:

  • Long wheelbase (102.4 inches), short front and rear overhangs
  • Body color front and rear bumpers, door handles (1.8 models) 
  • Nissan signature grille, revised for 2010 
  • Sport front and rear fascias, body-color side sills, rear spoiler and fog lights now standard on Hatchback 1.8 SL 
  • Large multi-reflector halogen headlights 
  • Available body color dual remote-controlled outside mirrors 
  • Fixed roof antenna (short rod type) 
  • 0.31 coefficient of drag 
  • 10 exterior colors: Red Alert, Metallic Blue, Blue Onyx, Espresso Black, Brilliant Silver, Magnetic Gray, Super Black, Red Brick, Fresh Powder and Arctic Blue.
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 (1.8 S, 1.8 SL models) 
  • 107-horsepower 16-valve 1.6-liter DOHC inline 4-cylinder engine, producing 111 lb-ft of torque (Versa Sedan 1.6 models) 
  • Available Nissan Xtronic CVT™ (Continuously Variable Transmission) (Hatchback 1.8 SL model) 
  • Available 4-speed electronically controlled automatic with overdrive (optional on Hatchback and Sedan 1.8 S models and Sedan 1.6 models, standard on Sedan 1.8 SL model) 
  • Standard 6-speed manual (Hatchback and Sedan 1.8 S models) 
  • Standard 5-speed manual transmission (Sedan 1.6 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 (1.8 S models) 
  • Standard 14-inch wheels with P185/65R14 tires (1.6 models) 
  • Standard 15-inch 6-spoke aluminum-alloy wheels (1.8 SL models) 
  • Available 16-inch aluminum-alloy wheels (Hatchback 1.8 SL model) 
  • Standard power-assisted front disc/rear drum brakes with available Anti-lock Braking System (ABS) with Electronic Brake force Distribution (EBD) and Brake Assist (BA) (except 1.6 models, available as option)
Interior Features
  • Roomy, high quality interior with revised gauge appearance and illumination, revised interior illumination
  • Revised fabrics and finishers (except 1.6 models) 
  • Large interior volume – 94.7-cubic feet Hatchback (without moonroof); 94.3-cubic feet Sedan
  • 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 navigation system with XM NavTraffic 
  • Two available interior colors: Beige and Charcoal
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) 
  • Standard roof-mounted curtain side-impact air bags for improved 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 Vehicle Dynamic Control (VDC), Traction Control System (TCS) and Anti-lock Braking System (ABS) on 1.8 SL models; available VDC and TCS on 1.8 S models 
  • Standard Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS)
Models and Manufacturing
  • Offered in well-equipped Versa Sedan 1.6 and 1.8 models and Versa Hatchback 1.8 models
  • Assembled by Nissan Mexicana SA de CV (NMEX-DF), Aguascalientes, Mexico

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