Compare 2021 Nissan Versa vs 2020 Toyota Yaris

2021 Nissan Versa
2020 Toyota Yaris
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S CVT
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Versa S CVT 32 40 $16,232 $16,650
Versa S Manual 27 35 $14,608 $14,980
Versa SR CVT 32 40 $17,923 $18,390
Versa SV CVT 32 40 $17,339 $17,790
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L Automatic
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Yaris Sedan L Automatic 32 40 $16,081 $16,750
Yaris Sedan L Manual 30 39 $15,025 $15,650
Yaris Sedan LE Automatic 32 40 $17,041 $17,750
Yaris Sedan LE Manual 30 39 $15,985 $16,650
Yaris Sedan XLE Automatic 32 40 $18,001 $18,750
Pricing
Invoice Price
$16,232
$16,081
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$16,650
$16,750
Monthly Payment Estimate
$278 / month
$279 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
6.2
5.3
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2021 Nissan Versa doesn’t claim the cheapest-car title anymore—and it doesn’t look, feel, or drive like it anymore, either. The 2020 Toyota Yaris hatchback returns as a complement to the subcompact sedan.
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Fuel Economy
City
32 mpg 32 mpg
Highway
40 mpg 40 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Compact Cars Compact Cars
Interior Dimensions
Front Leg Room (in)
44.5 41.9
Passenger Volume (ft³)
88.9 85.9
Front Hip Room (in)
50.9 48.6
Second Leg Room (in)
31 34.4
Front Head Room (in)
39.5 38.2
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Hip Room (in)
50.1 49.5
Front Shoulder Room (in)
53.1 53.2
Second Head Room (in)
36.3 36.8
Second Shoulder Room (in)
53.6 50
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in)
60.2 58.5
Wheelbase (in)
103.1 101.2
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
68.5 66.7
Track Width, Front (in)
59.8 58.9
Min Ground Clearance (in)
6.8 -
Length, Overall (in)
177 171.2
Height, Overall (in)
57.3 58.5
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
14.7 13.5
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
8 9
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
8 9
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10 10.2
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Brake Type
Front Disc/Rear Drum Front Disc/Rear Drum
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
10.8 11.6
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
34.8 30.8
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Front Tire Size
P195/65HR15 P185/65VR15
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P195/65HR15 P185/65VR15
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2599 2432
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
15 X 6.5 15 X 5.5
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
15 X 6.5 15 X 5.5
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
120 -
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
114 @ 4400 103 @ 4000
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
1.6 L/98 1.5 L/91
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
122 @ 6000 106 @ 6000
Engine Type
Regular Unleaded I-4 Regular Unleaded I-4
Fuel System
Sequential MPI Gasoline Direct Injection
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
35 35
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
40 40
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
32 32
Transmission
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.01 - 0.55 3.53
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.07 3.82
Trans Type
1 6
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.77 2.99
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Trans Description Cont.
CVT w/OD Automatic w/OD
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
- 1.35
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.74
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
- 2.02
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 1.00
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.59
Summary
Vehicle Name
Nissan Versa Toyota Yaris Sedan
Body Style
Sedan Sedan
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Rear
Torsion Beam Torsion Beam
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Torsion Beam Torsion Beam
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Strut
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
5.0 5.1
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
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
Rollover Rating
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2021 Nissan Versa
  • 2021 Versa includes advanced safety features
  • Lease: No special offers this month, which is common
  • Rebates: No special offers, which is unusual
  • Finance: From 0% APR for 36 months
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