NEW FOR 2012:

- All-new sedan
- Anti-lock brakes and vehicle stability control standard on all models

For 2012, the Nissan Versa sedan is completely redesigned into its second generation, with a new global platform, new 1.6-litre engine, next-generation transmission and new styling. The Versa hatchback carries over unchanged from the 2011 model.

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. The Versa Hatchback uses a 1.8-litre four-cylinder with six-speed manual transmission or optional four-speed automatic in the S trim line, and six-speed manual or optional 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, electroluminescent gauges, trunk light, passenger seatback pocket, six-way manual driver’s seat adjustment, 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, and steering wheel-mounted audio controls.

Features on the S hatchback include 15-inch steel wheels, heated mirrors, tilt steering column, variable intermittent wipers, intermittent rear wiper, front door pockets and bottle holders, cargo cover, passenger vanity mirror, double-foam cloth seats, four-way manual driver’s seat, 60/40 split-folding rear seat, silver interior trim accents, CD stereo with auxiliary input, and front seat active head restraints.

The SL hatchback adds 15-inch alloy wheels, air conditioning, power locks with keyless entry, power windows with driver’s auto up/down, cruise control, overhead sunglass storage, map lights, rear door pockets, driver vanity mirror, six-way manual driver’s seat, woven cloth upholstery, front centre armrest with storage, rear centre armrest, premium CD/MP3 stereo with iPod interface, and vehicle security system.