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2013 Mazda MAZDA2

2013 Nissan Versa

  2013 Mazda Mazda2 2013 Nissan Versa Sedan
Invoice $14,525 $11,577
28/35 26/40
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Bottom Line The 2013 Mazda2 stands out among entry-level hatchbacks due to its zippy driving feel and good real-world mileage--although the limited feature set and basic appointments won't appeal to everyone. Read Full Review The 2013 Nissan Versa is at its best up against used cars: If you can overlook some cheap-feeling details, it's a reasonably comfortable, well-equipped new car, for used-car money. Read Full Review
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  • Clean, sporty styling
  • Handling and maneuverability
  • Good seats for an econocar
  • Decent cargo space
  • Good gas mileage


  • Sluggish four-speed automatic
  • Tight headroom
  • Barely adequate power
  • Smallish back seats
  • No integrated Bluetooth


  • New-car warranty; used-car price
  • Comfortable ride
  • Relatively quiet interior
  • Bluetooth isn't standard


  • Drives like an appliance
  • Rear seatbacks don't fold on some models
  • Sluggish CVT response
  • Cheap-looking interior details
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