June 12, 2006

Nissan announces pricing for 2007 Versa Hatchback

Mississauga, Ontario – Nissan Canada announced pricing today for its all new entry into the small car market – the 2007 Versa Hatchback, which goes on sale in July at Nissan dealerships. The Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) for the new Versa will be $14,498.

2007 Nissan Versa hatchback
Photo: Paul Williams. Click image to enlarge

“Versa allows price-conscious consumers to have it all in one attractive, affordable package – roominess, comfort, style, performance, fuel efficiency and high quality,” said Ian Forsyth, director, corporate and product planning, Nissan Canada Inc. “With consumer interest growing in smaller vehicles, Versa provides value without sacrifice.”

The Versa offers Nissan’s Advanced Air Bag System (AABS) which includes dual-stage front supplemental air bags and front seat side-impact supplemental air bags for chest protection, roof-mounted curtain side-impact air bags for front and rear outboard occupant head protection, LATCH (Lower Anchors and Tethers for CHildren) system, child safety rear door locks, child seat upper tether anchors and front seat Active Head Restraints.

The price for the Versa “Value Option Package” (A/C, Power Windows, Power Door Locks, Remote Keyless Entry and more) has been set at $1,400. Accordingly, the popularly equipped Versa Hatch with 4-speed automatic and VOP will retail for $16,898. The 1.8 SL Versa model, which includes all the 1.8 S VOP content adds ABS, alloy wheels, cruise control and a 6-way adjustable driver’s seat starts at only $17,098.

An available Technology Package on the 1.8 SL model adds features and amenities previously unavailable in cars of this class, including a Bluetooth Hands-Free Phone System, and a Rockford Fosgate-powered Audio system.

Three transmissions will be available with the 2007 Versa, standard 6-speed manual – exclusive in this class, 4-speed automatic and Nissan’s advanced Xtronic CVT (Continuously Variable Transmission). The engine has 122-horsepower and 127-plus lb-ft of torque, and delivers 6.1 L/100km (46 mpg) with the CVT transmission on the highway.

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