Compare 2011 Nissan Versa vs 2011 Chevrolet Aveo

2011 Nissan Versa
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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 $11,149 $11,420
4-Door Sedan I4 Automatic 1.6 25 33 $12,121 $12,420
4-Door Sedan I4 Manual 1.8 S 26 31 $13,606 $14,100
5-Door HB I4 Manual 1.8 S 26 31 $13,875 $14,380
4-Door Sedan I4 Automatic 1.8 S 24 32 $14,567 $15,100
5-Door HB I4 Automatic 1.8 S 24 32 $14,837 $15,380
4-Door Sedan I4 Automatic 1.8 SL 24 32 $16,058 $16,650
5-Door HB I4 CVT 1.8 SL 28 34 $16,788 $17,410
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4-Door Sedan LS
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan LS 27 35 $11,486 $11,965
5-Door HB LS 27 35 $11,630 $12,115
4-Door Sedan LT w/1LT 27 35 $13,536 $14,100
5-Door HB LT w/1LT 27 35 $13,680 $14,250
4-Door Sedan LT w/2LT 27 35 $14,750 $15,365
5-Door HB LT w/2LT 27 35 $14,750 $15,365
Pricing
Invoice Price
$9,759
$11,486
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$9,990
$11,965
Monthly Payment Estimate
$167 / month
$199 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.0
5.2
TCC’s Bottom Line
For those focused on getting the most comfort and practicality for the least money, the 2011 Nissan Versa is a market standout. The 2011 Chevrolet Aveo is vastly improved from first glance; we'll reserve final judgement until road-test cars are made available.
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Fuel Economy
City
26 mpg 27 mpg
Highway
34 mpg 35 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Compact Compact
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in)
48.8 51.6
Second Leg Room (in)
38.0 35.4
Front Head Room (in)
40.6 39.3
Second Hip Room (in)
47.2 52.8
Front Shoulder Room (in)
53.5 53.6
Passenger Volume (ft³)
94.3 - TBD -
Second Head Room (in)
37.9 37.4
Second Shoulder Room (in)
50.7 52.8
Front Leg Room (in)
41.4 41.3
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Exterior Dimensions
Wheelbase (in)
102.4 97.6
Liftover Height (in)
27.8 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
66.7 67.3
Track Width, Front (in)
58.3 57.1
Min Ground Clearance (in)
6.3 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in)
176.0 169.7
Height, Overall (in)
60.4 59.3
Track Width, Rear (in)
58.5 56.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
13.8 12.4
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
9.0 x - TBD - 7.8 x 1.38
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.02 x 0.95 10.1 x 0.95
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Brake ABS System
NA NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
NA NA
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
13.2 12
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.25 3
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
18.3 15.2
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
- TBD - 33.0
Steering Type
Pwr Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
NA - TBD -
Rear Tire Size
P185/65R14 P185/60R14
Rear Tire Order Code
NA Q98
Front Tire Size
P185/65R14 P185/60R14
Spare Tire Size
T125/70D15 Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA Q98
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2516 2568
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
14 x 5.0 14 x 5.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
15 x - TBD - Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
14 x 5.0 14 x 5.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
7.2 6.7
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
470 - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
110 95
Engine
Engine Type
Gas I4 Gas 4-Cylinder
Fuel System
SMPI SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
111 @ 4600 105 @ 4000
Engine Order Code
HR16DE LXV
Displacement
1.6L/97 1.6L/97.5
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
107 @ 6000 108 @ 6400
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
29 30
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
34 35
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
26 27
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.07 3.94
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.03 0.97
Trans Description Cont.
Manual Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.73 3.55
Clutch Size (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.39 1.28
Trans Type
5 5
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.89 0.76
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 3.33
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.05 1.95
Trans Order Code
NA MM5
Summary
Body Style
4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name
Nissan Versa Chevrolet Aveo
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Independent Strut McPherson strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
0.87 NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Stabilizer Bar w/coil springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
0.91 0.67
Suspension Type - Rear
Torsion Beam Torsion beam
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Stabilizer Bar w/coil springs
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
6.5 6.2
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
7 8
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
--
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
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Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
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Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
--
Overall Side Crash Rating
--
Side Barrier Rating
--
Side Barrier Rating Driver
--
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
--
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
--
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
--
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
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Rollover Rating

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