The Versa Hatchback replacement gets a $1,330 drop in price versus outgoing model.

Gone is the popular Versa Hatchback, replaced by the all-new Versa Note for 2014. And with a $1,330 drop in base MSRP, the new 5-door promises to bring value to the table and challenge others in the class.

The Versa Note will have a starting MSRP of $13,348 when it goes on sale in June. Trims include S, SV, and SL with a choice of either a manual or CVT transmission. All models are powered by 1.6L four-cylinder engine making 109 hp and 107 lb-ft of torque.

Press release below.



– Class-exclusive features, new lower price and exceptional fuel economy make next- generation Versa hatchback a tremendous value equation –

MISSISSAUGA, Ont. – Nissan today announced Canadian pricing for the all-new 2014 Nissan Versa Note line-up that will boast segment-first features like AroundView® Monitor, best-in-class cargo space and exceptional fuel economy. With a starting MSRP of just $13,348 CDN and available features like Bluetooth®, leather wrapped steering wheel with mounted audio controls, cruise control and Nissan’s Divide N’ Hide® Storage System, the Versa Note is sure to be a big hit in the Canadian market.

Also available on the all-new Versa Note is Nissan’s exclusive NissanConnect with Navigation system, offering real-time traffic and weather information, Google™ Send-to-Car, Google™ Points of Interest, Bluetooth® streaming audio and hands-free text messaging, perfect for staying connected safely, while on the road.

“The Versa Note is designed to stir the emotions but priced to appease our rational sides – it’s really going to shake up the sub-compact segment,” said Brian Thomas, Director of Marketing, Nissan Canada Inc. “More and more Canadians are looking for a car that is affordable, compact and fuel efficient but also provides the technology and convenience features needed to fit their lives. With the Versa Note, they can now have it all.”

The second-generation hatchback offers smart packaging and features unexpected in the class. In addition to the new Versa Note’s extensive list of standard equipment, two special equipment packages are offered, including the Convenience Package (available on SV models) which includes a RearView Monitor, rear tonneau cover and Divide N’ Hide® adjustable storage system, USB input with iPod® control, SiriusXM Satellite radio and a 5 inch audio display screen  – all for just $680.

The Technology Package (available on SL models) is priced at $720 and includes AroundView Monitor®, NissanConnect with Navigation, 5.8 inch colour touch screen, XM Satellite with XM Nav Traffic and a USB input for iPod® and other devices. This package creates a technology-packed top model and at just $19,018, represents a ten per cent price advantage for consumers when compared to last year.

When it goes on sale this June at Nissan dealers across Canada, the all-new Versa Note will be available in nine well-equipped models designed to appeal to a broad range of buyer needs and budgets. Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Prices (MSRP) for the 2014 Nissan Versa Note are as follows:

Versa Note 1.6 S, MT $13,348 CDN
Versa Note 1.6 S, CVT $14,648 CDN
Versa Note 1.6 SV, MT $14,998 CDN
Versa Note 1.6 SV, MT, Convenience $15,678 CDN
Versa Note 1.6 SV, CVT $16,298 CDN
Versa Note 1.6 SV, CVT, Convenience $16,978 CDN
Versa Note 1.6 SL, MT $16,998 CDN
Versa Note 1.6 SL, CVT $18,298 CDN
Versa Note 1.6 SL, CVT, Technology $19,018 CDN
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