NEW FOR 2013:

– SL Tech Package adds RearView Monitor.
– CVT-equipped models add rear spoiler.
– SV models add cloth door trim, chromed interior door handles and painted shift knob, driver’s seat armrest.
– SL models add Intelligent Key, remote key fob trunk release, sunvisor extensions, driver’s seat armrest.

For 2013, Nissan has dropped the hatchback in favour of a sedan-only lineup. The only changes to the sedan have been in packaging, adding a new rear spoiler to CVT equipped models and more standard equipment to the SV and SL trims and SL Tech Package.

The Versa sedan uses a 1.6-litre four-cylinder engine. It comes with a five-speed manual transmission in the S trim level, with a five-speed manual or optional continuously variable transmission (CVT) in the SV, and with the CVT in the SL.

Features on the S sedan include 15-inch steel wheels, black grille, black door handles, heated mirrors, trip computer, tilt steering column, intermittent rear washer/wiper, cloth seats with four-way manual driver’s adjustment, CD audio system with auxiliary input, and active front head restraints.

The SV sedan adds air conditioning, power locks with keyless entry, illuminated entry, chrome-accented grille, chrome door handles, cloth door trim, painted shift knob, electroluminescent gauges, trunk light, passenger seatback pocket, six-way manual driver’s seat adjustment with armrest, upgraded cloth trim, 60/40 split-folding rear seat, and trunk lid trim.

The SL sedan adds 15-inch alloy wheels, fog lights, Bluetooth connectivity, cruise control, variable intermittent wipers, front map lights, passenger vanity mirrors, CD/MP3 stereo, iPod interface, Intelligent Key, remote key fob truck release, sunvisor extensions, and steering wheel-mounted audio controls.

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