2014 Nissan Versa Hatchback and sedan

2014 Nissan Versa Press Kit: At a Glance


The second-generation Nissan Versa Sedan, now in its third year, continues to redefine entry-level car value. It combines a sophisticated exterior design, well-appointed interior and exceptional room for five adults - including more rear legroom than some mid-size sedans.


For the 2014 model year, enhancements include the addition of standard 16-inch aluminum-alloy wheels, tricot headliner, 4.3-inch LCD audio display and SiriusXM Satellite Radio (SiriusXM subscription required, sold separately) for Versa Sedan SL models; standard 60/40-split fold-down rear seat and key fob trunk release for Versa Sedan SV models; and tachometer and low rolling resistance tires for Versa Sedan S models. In addition, all models receive a suspension and steering tuning change, along with revised interior finishers. Versa Sedan SV and SL models also receive a new high-gloss black B-pillar treatment and improved seat comfort (bottom cushion and foam density).

The optional SV Convenience Package has been revised to add 15-inch aluminum-alloy wheels and tricot fabric headliner to the previous Bluetooth Hands-free Phone System, steering wheel-mounted audio controls, audio upgrade (MP3, aux jack, RDS), map lights, front passenger vanity mirror. The SL Tech Package now includes RearView
Monitor plus NissanConnectSM with Navigation with 5.8-inch color touch-screen display, Nissan Voice Recognition for audio and navigation, NavTraffic and NavWeather, POIs powered by Google, Google Send-to-Car, Streaming audio via Bluetooth and Hands-free Text Messaging Assistant.

The 2014 Versa Sedan is again built on Nissan's front-wheel drive global "V" platform, which utilizes nearly 20 percent fewer platform components and weighs around 150 pounds less than the previous generation "B" platform.

The standard second-generation 1.6-liter HR16DE 4-cylinder engine includes a range of cutting-edge technologies, such as a dual fuel injector system that allows a wider injection of fuel, with the smaller nozzles delivering a finer spray (approximately 57 percent finer than the previous generation single injector design's particle size) to help achieve more complete combustion. The engine also utilizes a twin Continuously Variable Timing Control (CVTC) system mounted on both intake and exhaust camshafts (conventionally mounted only on the intake camshaft), similar to the system used on the flagship Nissan Maxima. The engine is rated at 109 horsepower and 107 lb-ft of torque.  

The available next-generation Xtronic CVT transmission utilizes an auxiliary gearbox using planetary gearing, helping enhance efficiency. It also features a transmission ratio of 7.3:1, which is broader than those of conventional CVTs and even typical 7-speed automatic transmissions. Fuel economy with the CVT transmission is rated at 31 mpg city, 40 mpg highway and 35 mpg combined; 27/36/30 mpg with the 5-speed manual transmission; and 26/35/30 mpg with the 4-speed automatic transmission.

Versa Sedan is available in four models - S (5-speed manual and 4-speed automatic), S Plus CVT, SV CVT and SL CVT. 

Highlights of the 2014 Nissan Versa Sedan include:

Body

  • Sleek, aerodynamic body with long wheelbase (102.4 inches), short front and rear overhangs
  • Upscale design with strong sense of volume, shoulder and dimension
  • O.288 coefficient of drag (CVT equipped models)
  • Body color front and rear fascias
  • Nissan sedan signature grille with available chrome accents
  • Large multi-reflector halogen headlights, available fog lights
  • Available body color dual remote-controlled outside mirrors, blacked-out B-pillar (high-gloss on SV and SL), chrome door handles
  • Fixed roof antenna (short rod type)
  • Eight exterior colors: Metallic Blue, Blue Onyx, Titanium, Super Black, Brilliant Silver, Magnetic Gray, Red Brick and Fresh Powder
  • PUREDRIVE designation and badge


Engine and Driveline
  • Front engine/front-wheel drive
  • Nissan global "V" platform
  • 109-horsepower 16-valve 1.6-liter DOHC inline 4-cylinder engine, producing 107 lb-ft of torque
  • Advanced engine design with emphasis on enhanced fuel economy and emissions; includes dual injector system that burns cleaner and uses less fuel than a conventional injector design; plus Twin CVTC (Continuously Variable Timing Control) on both intake and exhaust cycles - similar to the design used on Maxima
  • Standard 5-speed manual transmission (S model only)
  • Available 4-speed automatic transmission (S model only)
  • Available next-generation compact Nissan Xtronic CVT (Continuously Variable Transmission) with sub-planetary gear (available with S Plus CVT, SV and SL models)
  • CVT utilizes highest transmission ratio (even broader than a 7-speed automatic)
  • Fuel economy rated at 31 mpg city, 40 mpg highway, 35 mpg combined (CVT models)


Suspension, Steering and Braking
  • Independent strut front suspension with stabilizer bar
  • Torsion beam rear axle with integrated stabilizer bar
  • Electric power steering
  • Standard 15-inch steel wheels with full wheel covers, 185/65R15 all-season low rolling resistance tires (S, SV)
  • Available 15-inch aluminum-alloy wheels, 185/65R15 all-season tires (SV Convenience Package)
  • 16-inch aluminum-alloy wheels, 195/55R15 all-season tires (SL)
  • Standard power-assisted front disc/rear drum brakes with standard Anti-lock Braking System (ABS) with Electronic Brake force Distribution (EBD) and Brake Assist


Interior Features
  • Roomy, high quality interior with high-quality look and feel
  • Large interior volume - 90.2 cubic feet
  • 14.9 cubic feet trunk volume
  • 5-passenger seating with comfortable rear seat with ample rear legroom and knee room
  • Assist grips (one front passenger and two rear passenger)(SV Convenience, SL)
  • Adjustable front bucket seats with available driver's seat armrest and height adjuster
  • Fixed rear seatback with outboard adjustable head restraints
  • Standard 60/40-split fold-down rear seat on SV and SL models
  • Cloth seat trim; upgraded seat cloth on SV, SL
  • Front door map pockets with bottle holder
  • Dual front and rear cupholders
  • Nissan Intelligent Key with Push Button Ignition (SL)
  • 12-volt power outlet
  • Easy Fill Tire Alert - included with iKey (SL)
  • Available key-linked illuminated entry system (SL, optional on SV)
  • Tachometer
  • Fine Vision instrumentation (SV, SL)
  • 3-blink turn signal function
  • Available front and rear power windows with driver's one-touch down (SV, SL)
  • Available speed-sensing auto door locks, map light; remote trunk release (SV, SL)
  • Cruise control (S Plus CVT, SV, SL)
  • Standard AM/FM/CD audio system with 2 speakers (S)
  • Available AM/FM/CD audio system with 4 speakers (S Plus CVT, SV, SL)
  • Available steering wheel-mounted audio controls (SV Convenience Package, SL)
  • Available NissanConnectSM with Navigation with 5.8-inch color touch-screen display, Nissan Voice Recognition for audio and navigation, NavTraffic and NavWeather (SiriusXM subscription required, sold separately), POIs powered by Google, Google Send-to-Car, Streaming audio via Bluetooth, Hands-free Text Messaging Assistant (SL Tech Package)
  • Available Bluetooth Hands-free Phone System (SV, SL)
  • Available SiriusXM Satellite Radio (SiriusXM subscription required, sold separately) (SL)
  • Available integrated interface system for USB/iPod (SL)
  • Available RearView Monitor (SL)
  • Two available interior colors: Sandstone (SV, SL only) and Charcoal (all models)


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)
  • Standard seat-mounted driver and front passenger side-impact supplemental air bags
  • Standard roof-mounted curtain side-impact supplemental air bags
  • LATCH (Lower Anchors and Tethers for CHildren) system
  • Child safety rear door locks
  • Standard Vehicle Dynamic Control (VDC), Traction Control System (TCS)
  • Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS)


Models and Manufacturing
  • Offered in four well-equipped models: Versa Sedan S, Versa Sedan S Plus CVT, Versa Sedan SV and Versa Sedan SL
  • Assembled by Nissan Mexicana SA de CV (NMEX-DF), Aguascalientes, Mexico
 

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