By Decent Car on
2008 Nissan Versa 1.8 S 4dr Hatchback (1.8L 4cyl 6M)
This is my second review. I have almost 5K miles on my Versa. A couple of things that I've noticed in comparing the Versa to the 2001 Honda Civic that it replaced are that the dash rattles over even the slightest bump and it appears that Nissan does not have the same attention to detail or quality of materials that Honda appears to have. I have gotten as high as 39 miles/gallon; the Civic got 43-45 on the highway in the summer. The Versa rear windows go all the way down, the Civic's don't. The Versa seats are more comfortable and the ride is not as brutal as the Civic. The tire pressure sensor is useless and comes on for no apparent reason. Reliability is still a question.
Size, ride, general comfort, price compared to the Civic.
Reduce interior rattles. Get rid of the tire pressure sensors. Change the final drive ratio by at least 300 rpm.