Nissan Versa News

18th Takata death likely in Australia; Ford asks not to recall 2.5 million airbags deemed unsafe
18th Takata death likely in Australia; Ford asks not to recall 2.5 million airbags deemed unsafe

Another death may be linked to Takata's fatally flawed airbags. An Australian motorist was killed after being hit in the neck by shrapnel from the airbag of his 2007 Honda CR-V. Honda has confirmed that the vehicle in question was part of the massive Takata recall. That recall currently affects...Read More»

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2012 Nissan Versa recalled to prevent airbags from deploying unexpectedly

Nissan North America has announced a recall of select 2012 Nissan Versa vehicles. According to a bulletin from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the airbag systems in some of those cars may not have been properly manufactured. The airbags were supplied by Robert Bosch LLC, based...Read More»

2017 Nissan Versa
Nissan Versa vs. Hyundai Accent: Compare Cars

The Nissan Versa and Hyundai Accent compete for the entry-level shopper. Each one comes in five-door hatchback and four-door body styles; four-cylinder engines with frugal economy are included in the price of entry. Neither is among our top-ranked subcompacts, but if you've narrowed down your...Read More»

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2012 Nissan Versa investigated following sudden airbag deployments

If you own a 2012 Nissan Versa, you might want to be a bit more careful when exiting the vehicle. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has launched an investigation of the Versa following complaints that the car's airbags deployed when the doors were shut. To date, NHTSA has received...Read More»

2012 Nissan Versa Sedan
2007-2012 Nissan Versa Recalled For Corrosion, Possible Tire Failure: 218,000 Vehicles Affected

Nissan is recalling more than 218,000 Nissan Versa vehicles from model years 2007 to 2012. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says that some of those cars may suffer from corrosion problems, which could in turn, pose a threat to their tires. ALSO SEE: Introducing The Car Connection...Read More»

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Nissan Recalls 300,000 Versa, Versa Note, Armada Vehicles From 2012-2015

This morning, Nissan issued two recalls affecting more than 300,000 late-model Nissan Versa, Versa Note, and Armada vehicles. The Versa and Versa note are being recalled to fix a design flaw that could prevent drivers from hitting their brakes, while the Armada recall stems from a problem with the...Read More»

2014 Nissan Juke
Nissan Versa, Cube, Juke Recalled For Sticky Start/Stop Button

Nissan North America is recalling nearly 15,000 late-model Nissan vehicles to repair a faulty start/stop switch. According to a bulletin from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the recall affects select 2014 Nissan Versa Sedans, 2013-2014 Nissan Cubes, and 2013-2014 Nissan Jukes...Read More»

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2008-2010 Nissan Versa Probed For Suspension Problem Leading To Tire Punctures, Failed Brakes

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has launched another investigation of the Nissan Versa* -- this time, focused on model-years 2008 to 2010. According to a NHTSA bulletin, those vehicles may suffer from a suspension problem that could cause damage to tires or even reduce braking...Read More»

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2013-2015 Nissan Versa Investigation Inches Closer To Recall

Last summer, we told you about an investigation of the 2012-2014 Nissan Versa, including the Versa hatchback, sedan, and Note. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has now upgraded that investigation, and in the process, it's shifted its attention to 2013-2015 models of the Versa...Read More»

2014 Nissan Versa Note
2012-2014 Nissan Versa Investigated For Snagged Shoes & Unwanted Acceleration

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has launched an investigation of the Nissan Versa from the 2012, 2013, and 2014 model years. The probe includes all three versions of the Versa: the hatchback, the sedan, and the Note. To date, NHTSA has received at least four complaints from...Read More»

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Minicars Cars Are Mega-Hot, But Only One Passes Tougher IIHS Crash Test

Minicars are big business nowadays. That's often because they earn good gas mileage -- nothing to sneeze at, given today's increasingly higher fuel prices. They're also easy to maneuver and park, which is a nice bonus for urban dwellers. What most minicars don't do well, however, is protect their...Read More»

2014 Nissan Versa Note
2014 Nissan Versa Note: First Drive

The Nissan Versa sedan was new for 2012, but for all kinds of global-product reasons, the company carried over the previous-generation Versa Hatchback for a couple of years. At last, a new Versa hatchback is here, only its name has morphed into Versa Note. Will it eventually just become the Nissan...Read More»

2014 Nissan Versa Note
2014 Nissan Versa Note Priced $14,780: Big Tech, Small Package

The 2014 Nissan Versa Note hatchback goes on sale this month, and pricing has been set from $14,780, including a $790 destination charge. Not only is that $680 less than the outgoing Versa Hatchback, but it also offers new technology for the sub-compact car segment. First shown at the 2013 Detroit...Read More»

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Misers' Models: The Ten Cheapest Cars To Own

Back in the 1980s, the Yugo GV sold for a base price of just $3,990. Even adjusted for inflation, from 1986 to 2013 (about $8,400 in today's money), that's a steal—and one that did indeed prove irresistible for more than 140,000 thrifty Americans. Yet for the most part, the GV—for...Read More»

2014 Nissan Versa Note
2014 Nissan Versa Note: Affordable, Versatile Hatchback Bows At Detroit

After carrying over the previous generation of the Versa Hatchback for a couple of years, Nissan is at last later this year bringing out an all-new replacement—in the form of the 2014 Nissan Versa Note first shown this week at the Detroit Auto Show. And while we gave you a first look of the...Read More»

2014 Nissan Versa Note
2014 Nissan Versa Note: First Photos From The Detroit Auto Show

Want a first look at Nissan’s all-new Versa Hatchback? It’s right here, in these first pictures of the new 2014 Nissan Versa Note, from the Detroit Auto Show. Although Nissan introduced a new version of its Versa Sedan last year, it’s held on to the outgoing version of the Versa...Read More»

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Bentley SUV, Dead Fisker Karmas, 2013 Chevy Malibu Turbo: Car News Headlines

Today at High Gear Media, the DoE gives Carbon Motors a crushing blow and Snap MyLife wants to bring you to the 2012 New York Auto Show. Lexus drops by Jay Leno's Garage, and Chevy talks about the 2013 Malibu Turbo's engine. All this and more in today's car news, right here on The Car Connection...Read More»

2012 Nissan Versa Sedan
2012 Nissan Versa Sedan—Not Hatchback—Named A Top Safety Pick

At a base price of just $11,750, the 2012 Nissan Versa Sedan costs less than most late-model used cars. And with standard side and side-curtain airbags, electronic stability control, and anti-lock brakes, you might end up with a better set of better safety equipment as well. That said, you should...Read More»

2012 Nissan Versa Sedan
2012 Nissan Versa Sedan Earns Top Safety Pick

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety has just named the all-new 2012 Nissan Versa sedan a Top Safety Pick. Completely redesigned for 2012, the Versa sedan won the top ratings across the board in the Institute’s safety evaluations, which include front, side, rollover and rear crash...Read More»