2020 Nissan Versa Model Review

32/40  CITY/HWY
EPA-Estimated MPG
9.4  Sec.
0-60 MPH
4
Doors
5
Seats
14.7  cu ft
Cargo Space

What's New For the 2020 Nissan Versa?

The 2020 Nissan Versa gets a snazzy new design for the latest model year and a number of high-quality, high-end updates. So much so that critics say the newest Versa is in a league of its own. Inside and out, it's unique, innovative, and contemporary style certainly sets the Versa apart from the crowd. This year, its exterior is elegant and more grown-up with sleek curves, contoured edges, and a healthy glow thanks to a polished finish.

You'll get a better value all around this year with the addition of more standard features. Inside, the cabin has been updated as well to include the latest technology and creature comforts. Among the many notable changes, consumers will get this year are all-power windows. Previously, the windows were only manually operated. The one new manual element this year, however, is a five-speed manual transmission that translates to more driving fun. Although the Versa is still classified as a subcompact car, its new design gives it a bolder attitude and appeals to a broader consumer base.

2020 Nissan Versa Interior

2020 Nissan Versa Has Abundant Features

There are three trim levels of the Versa in 2020, which are the S, SV, and SR. The S comes standard with a five-speed manual transmission. Even at this base level, you'll get an impressive list of standard goods and amenities. This includes a healthy dose of safety equipment such as automatic emergency braking, pedestrian detection, high beam assist, lane departure warning, and rear automatic braking.

The base trim features automatic air conditioning with a cabin air purifier, a convenient push-button start, and remote keyless entry. The SV upgrades to dazzling 16-inch wheels, premium cloth material for the seats, a highly visible seven-inch infotainment display screen, and heated side mirrors with LED turn signals. It adds more standard safety tools as well. Finally, the SR adds sportier cloth seats and a more exterior style that includes LED headlights, daytime running lights, and a body-colored spoiler. This trim level also has larger 17-inch wheels.

How Well does the 2020 Versa Perform?

2020 Nissan VersaAll three trim levels of the 2020 Nissan Versa share the same engine. This engine is a 1.6L with 16 valves and four cylinders. It produces a maximum of 122 HP at 6,000 RPM. The Versa engine can produce up to 114 LB-FT of torque at 4,000 RPM as well. Front-wheel drive is the standard drivetrain in all three trim levels of the Versa. A manual transmission is standard on the base trim, while the other two get an automatic transmission with continuously variable valve timing instead.

The 2020 Nissan Versa has a Long List of Safety Features

2020 Nissan VersaThere are a variety of safety features found on all trim levels of the 2020 Versa. The list of standard safety features builds with each successive model. The base trim gets a healthy dose of driver-assist safety aids including automatic braking in front, lane-departure alert, high beams, and automatic braking in the rear. The mid-level trim adds to the list LED turn signals on the outside mirrors and blind-spot monitoring. The third trim level features bright LED headlights. A fortified body, seat belts, and airbags at all angles are other safety amenities of the 2020 Versa.

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