The 2014 Nissan Versa Note, which goes on sale this month at Nissan dealers nationwide, is more than just the fourth all-new product to appear in Nissan showrooms in recent months – following the redesigns of Altima, Pathfinder and Sentra. It is also the dynamic next-generation of the vehicle that, combined with Versa Sedan, held the entry segment sales leadership for 20 consecutive months and 38 of the last 44 months.
The dynamic new styling, interior versatility and advanced technology of the Versa Note hatchback are expected to strengthen Nissan’s leadership in this critical segment of the U.S. car market. The all-new Versa Note offers a starting Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (M.S.R.P.*) of just $13,990 USD for the 2014 Nissan Versa Note S – which is $680 USD less than the outgoing Versa Hatch S M/T.
The all-new Versa Note joins the second-generation Versa Sedan (introduced in 2012) in the Nissan lineup, bringing its own distinct look, feel and hatchback utility. It adds the global Note designation for the new generation design, along with an extensive list of key features such as:
Class-exclusive** Around View® Monitor
Energetic new exterior styling with steeply sloped windshield and sculpted body panels
Available Active Grille Shutter for enhanced fuel economy
Best-in-class*** 31 mpg city and 35 mpg combined fuel economy (CVT-equipped models)
Smart packaging and class-leading cargo space**, with available Divide-N-Hide® Adjustable Floor (adjustable rear load floor height)
Available NissanConnect℠ with Navigation System with Hands-Free Text Messaging Assistant, Google® Services, Pandora® compatibility and Bluetooth® Streaming Audio
Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Prices (MSRP) for the 2014 Nissan Versa Note models include:
Versa Note 1.6 S 5MT $13,990 USD
Versa Note 1.6 S Plus CVT $15,240 USD
Versa Note 1.6 SV CVT $15,990 USD
Destination and handling $790
“The all-new Versa Note is aggressively designed, equipped, packaged and priced, serving notice to the competition that Nissan intends to remain the key player in the Entry segment for a long time to come,” said Fred Diaz, divisional vice president, Nissan Sales & Marketing. “With class-leading fuel economy, cutting-edge technologies, an energetic exterior design, roomy and versatile interior and available activity enhancing features such as Pandora® radio compatibility and hands-free test messaging assistant, Versa Note is an ideal fit for today’s buyers needs.”
The all-new Versa Note is offered in three grade levels: S, S Plus and SV, with available SV Convenience Package, SL Package and SL Tech Package. Each is equipped with an advanced 1.6-liter DOHC 4-cylinder engine with dual fuel injection and Twin CVTCS (Continuously Variable Timing Control System). The Versa Note S features a 5-speed manual transmission, while the S Plus and SV models are equipped with a standard next-generation Nissan Xtronic CVT® transmission. Fuel economy for the front-wheel drive Versa Note is 40 mpg highway and best-in-class*** 31 mpg city and 35 mpg combined for CVT-equipped models.
The long list of available equipment includes available Nissan Intelligent Key®, Bluetooth® Hands-free Phone System, SiriusXM Satellite Radio (SiriusXM subscription required, sold separately), heated front seats, heated outside mirrors and 16-inch aluminum-alloy wheels. Four optional packages are offered: SV Convenience Package ($540 USD), SL Package ($1,700 USD), Sport Value Package ($760 USD) and SL Tech Package ($800 USD).