Compare 2010 Nissan Versa vs 2008 Toyota Yaris

2010 Nissan Versa
2008 Toyota Yaris
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4-Door Sedan I4 Manual 1.6 Base
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan I4 Manual 1.6 Base 26 34 $9,759 $9,990
4-Door Sedan I4 Manual 1.6 26 34 $10,828 $11,090
4-Door Sedan I4 Automatic 1.6 26 33 $11,800 $12,090
4-Door Sedan I4 Manual 1.8 S 26 31 $12,884 $13,350
5-Door HB I4 Manual 1.8 S 26 31 $12,933 $13,400
4-Door Sedan I4 Automatic 1.8 S 24 32 $13,846 $14,350
5-Door HB I4 Automatic 1.8 S 24 32 $13,894 $14,400
4-Door Sedan I4 Automatic 1.8 SL 24 32 $15,769 $16,350
5-Door HB I4 CVT 1.8 SL 28 34 $16,183 $16,780
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3-Door HB Manual
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
3-Door HB Manual 29 36 $10,856 $11,550
4-Door Sedan Manual 29 36 $11,679 $12,425
3-Door HB Automatic 29 35 $11,702 $12,450
4-Door Sedan Automatic 29 35 $12,360 $13,150
3-Door HB Manual S 29 36 $12,431 $13,225
4-Door Sedan Manual S 29 36 $13,089 $13,925
3-Door HB Automatic S 29 35 $13,277 $14,125
4-Door Sedan Automatic S 29 35 $13,770 $14,650
Pricing
Invoice Price
$9,759
$10,856
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$9,990
$11,550
Monthly Payment Estimate
$167 / month
$193 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.0
5.6
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2010 Nissan Versa is one of the best-value cars available on the market. Just remember that at its cheapest, you won’t be getting too much in the way of features. The 2008 Toyota Yaris is one of the cheapest, and cheapest to run, of all new vehicles.
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Fuel Economy
City
26 mpg 29 mpg
Highway
34 mpg 36 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Compact Subcompact
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in)
37.9 37.9
Second Shoulder Room (in)
50.7 50.4
Front Leg Room (in)
41.4 40.3
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Front Hip Room (in)
48.8 50.0
Second Leg Room (in)
38.0 33.8
Front Head Room (in)
40.6 39.4
Second Hip Room (in)
47.2 46.7
Front Shoulder Room (in)
53.5 51.4
Passenger Volume (ft³)
94.3 84.6
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in)
6.3 5.5
Length, Overall (in)
176.0 150.6
Height, Overall (in)
60.4 60.0
Track Width, Rear (in)
58.5 57.9
Wheelbase (in)
102.4 96.9
Liftover Height (in)
27.8 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
66.7 66.7
Track Width, Front (in)
58.3 58.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
13.8 -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³)
- 25.7
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³)
- 9.32
Brakes
Brake ABS System
NA NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
NA NA
Brake Type
Pwr NA
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
9.0 x - TBD - 7.9 x - TBD -
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.02 x 0.95 10.0 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
13.2 11.1
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
18.3 19.7
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
34.2 30.8
Steering Type
Pwr Electric pwr
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.25 3.0
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Tires
Front Tire Size
P185/65R14 P175/65R14
Spare Tire Size
T125/70D15 T125/70D15
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P185/65R14 P175/65R14
Rear 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)
2516 2295
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
15 x - TBD - Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
14 x 5.0 14 x - TBD -
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
14 x 5.0 14 x - TBD -
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
7.2 5.4
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
470 - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
110 NA
Engine
Displacement
1.6L/- TBD - 1.5L/91
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
107 @ 6000 106 @ 6000
Engine Type
Gas 4-cyl Gas I4
Fuel System
SMPI SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
111 @ 4600 103 @ 4200
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
26 29
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
29 -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
34 36
Transmission
Clutch Size (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.39 1.31
Trans Type
5 5
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front wheel drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.89 0.82
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA w/OD
Reverse Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 3.25
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.05 1.90
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 3.72
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.03 0.97
Trans Description Cont.
Manual Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.73 3.55
Summary
Vehicle Name
Nissan Versa Toyota Yaris
Body Style
4 Door Sedan 3 Door Hatchback
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
0.91 0.91
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
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
0.87 NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Stabilizer Bar w/stabilizer bar
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
8 -
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
6.5 -

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