As in so many smaller cars, the center rear position is a hard perch. On the interstate, it runs just a little over 3K at 70mph. It took several times to convince. Due to the dangerous nature of this problem, and the lack of support from the dealership on the other issues, I decided to trade the car. The triangular molded front lights appearance elegant. Nissan replaced the transmission with a rebuild eating 90% of the cost.
Its high roofline may give it the aerodynamics of a shoebox, but it does lead to plenty of headroom for those up front and those in the back seats. For better fuel economy and a more enjoyable all-around drive, we highly recommend the manual transmission. Since I'm pretty sick of it with my 5spd civic 04 coupe. An Audio Package for hatchbacks includes a Rockford Fosgate-powered subwoofer. Acceleration rivals conventional automatics, though Versa falls somewhat short on upgrades - like most smaller cars. At 43000 miles clutch has failed.
Versa leads the small-car pack in spaciousness, which is worth considering if you carry passengers in the back seat. Completed work came to nearly 5k. If you are having problems with the transmission in your Versa, such as clunky shifting or hesitation, check the fluid level first - it is amazing how many drivers pay thousands of dollars for transmission work when a half quart of transmission fluid would have fixed the problem. The standard Versa may be woefully deficient by today's digital in-car entertainment standards come on, Nissan, throw us a standard auxiliary jack at least , but for basic transportation duties, interior comfort, and fuel economy, it's hard to beat for the price. The ratio between first gear 3.
And now back to the original theme of the thread: The running of the gearbox is dead silent in my Versa. The transmission is under the power train warranty and they refuse to fix it saying it was my fault. Nissan has been developed sophisticated transmissions through years and it is critical that you add the exact type of transmission fluid stipulated by your owner's manual typically in the back of the manual in a section titled Fluid Capacities. Mechanic noticed a lot of play and dealer replaced transmission at 50,000 miles. Not covered by warrenty and state that the previous times car was in shop have nothing to do the the clutch failing. Our wrecking yard is located at Paensacola, Florida 32425 and can arrange a free delivery right to your door. Test the tech: Top gear As the Nissan Versa has precious little cabin tech to speak of the electric windows are optional we decided to focus on its six-speed transmission for our practical test.
Several automakers, including Nissan, foresee a comeback in entry-level compact cars - triggered largely by rising fuel prices. Most cars now redline at no less than 6500, and their cruise speeds have increased accordingly. More good news for those in the back seats is that there is a generous amount of legroom, even with 6-foot drivers in the front, and at 17. Once the clamp was replaced, the clutch returned to working normally. Dealer reports that the transmission fluid got too hot and melted the bearings. Like any stick it all depends on how you drive, where you shift.
I'm a low rpm driver, so how does that deliver for a guy like me? Why you need extra body trim in order to get better speakers is beyond us--it must have something to do with marketing. Some shoppers might prefer to wait for the Versa sedan. In 6th gear at 45mph, the rpm's are around 2200-2300 and I have no problem getting up the hills. Groan fixed, still slight clicking. Every Versa is equipped with seat-mounted side-impact airbags and head curtain airbags, a tire-pressure monitor, electric power steering and an engine immobilizer.
I didn't notice anything wrong when driving the car. The car was out 2k miles out of warranty. The Versa has a surprising amount of interior space for such a compact car. Be sure to click on Fair Purchase Prices to check what consumers are paying for their Versas in your area. Vehicle Details The Versa provides considerably more knee and foot space than many larger automobiles.
It even comes close to that in the Chevy Suburban. Notes: Some vehicles come with several transmission options and could be very confusing. At that price, the Versa finds itself in direct competition with many other models in the compact car sector, including the , the , and the. With the Versa, Nissan competes against the new Honda Fit and Toyota Yaris, as well as the Chevrolet Aveo. Under the hood According to Nissan, the 122-horsepower Versa has the highest power and torque of any car in the lower small-car segment, and performance-wise, the 2007 Nissan Versa is a nimble and surprisingly responsive car.