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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan I4 Manual 1.8 S
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan I4 Manual 1.8 S 26 31 $12,434 $12,880
4-Door Sedan I4 Automatic 1.8 S 24 32 $13,203 $13,680
4-Door Sedan I4 Manual 1.8 SL 26 31 $14,365 $14,890
4-Door Sedan I4 CVT 1.8 SL 27 33 $15,087 $15,640
5-Door HB I4 Manual 1.8 S 26 31 $12,529 $12,980
5-Door HB I4 Automatic 1.8 S 24 32 $13,298 $13,780
5-Door HB I4 Manual 1.8 SL 26 31 $14,452 $14,980
5-Door HB I4 CVT 1.8 SL 27 33 $15,414 $15,980
5-Door HB Manual
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
5-Door HB Manual 28 34 $13,467 $13,950
5-Door HB Automatic 27 34 $14,235 $14,750
5-Door HB Manual Sport 28 34 $14,734 $15,270
5-Door HB Automatic Sport 27 33 $15,502 $16,070
Pricing
Invoice Price
$12,434
$13,467
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$12,880
$13,950
Monthly Payment Estimate
$215 / month
$233 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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TCC's Bottom Line The 2008 Nissan Versa isn’t particularly sporty, fashionable, or innovative, but it offers an astonishing amount of space, comfort, and features for the money. The 2008 Honda Fit is one of the smallest cars on the road, but it’s fun to drive, huge inside, and a tremendous value.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 26 mpg 28 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 31 mpg 34 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Small Station Wagon
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in) 38.0 33.7
Front Head Room (in) 40.6 40.6
Passenger Volume (ft³) 94.3 90.0
Second Hip Room (in) 47.2 51.0
Front Shoulder Room (in) 53.5 52.8
Second Head Room (in) 37.9 38.6
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 50.7 50.6
Front Leg Room (in) 41.4 41.9
Front Hip Room (in) 48.8 51.2
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in) 27.8 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 66.7 66.2
Track Width, Front (in) 58.3 57.3
Min Ground Clearance (in) 6.3 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 176.0 157.4
Height, Overall (in) 60.4 60.0
Track Width, Rear (in) 58.5 57.1
Wheelbase (in) 102.4 96.5
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 13.8 -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³) - 21.3
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³) - 41.9
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.02 x 0.95 10.3 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Brake ABS System NA 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA NA
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 9.0 x - TBD - 7.9 x - TBD -
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 13.2 10.8
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 18.3 12.8
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 34.2 34.3
Steering Type Pwr Electric pwr rack & pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.25 2.41
Tires
Rear Tire Size P185/65HR15 P175/65SR14
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P185/65HR15 P175/65SR14
Spare Tire Size T125/70D15 Compact
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2671 2432
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 5.5 14 x - TBD -
Spare Wheel Size (in) 15 x - TBD - Compact
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 5.5 14 x - TBD -
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 7.2 5.7
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 650 - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 110 - TBD -
Engine
Displacement 1.8L/110 1.5L/91.4
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 122 @ 5200 109 @ 5800
Engine Type Gas 4-cyl Gas I4
Fuel System NDIS MPFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 127 @ 4800 105 @ 4800
Engine Order Code NA NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 26 28
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 31 34
Transmission
Trans Type 6 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.97 0.76
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.69 3.23
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.11 1.87
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.93 4.29
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.17 0.97
Trans Description Cont. Manual Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.81 NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.73 3.46
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.45 1.32
Summary
Vehicle Name Nissan Versa Honda Fit
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 5-Door Hatchback
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.87 NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Stabilizer Bar NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.91 0.83
Suspension Type - Rear Torsion Beam Torsion beam
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Stabilizer Bar NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent Strut Macpherson strut
 
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