2014 Nissan Versa Note debuted at 2013 Detroit Auto Show (North American International Auto Show), the Japanese model being a declared rival for Ford Fiesta and Chevrolet Aveo on the U.S. market.
Nissan is expanding its offensive in the B segment with a new representative, introduced at the NAIAS 2013. We’re talking about the new 2014 Nissan Versa Note, a representative of the American sub-compact class and a new rival for Ford Fiesta and Chevrolet Aveo.
2014 Nissan Versa Note photo gallery – Detroit Auto Show 2013 Live
2014 Nissan Versa Note – Design & Engine
2014 Nissan Versa Note joins the B segment of the Japanese car manufacturer which already has Micra and Juke.
The new hatchback arrives with a similar look as a B-segment MPV, although it aims to compete with rivals who rely have a dynamic look. After the North American debut, the model is expected in South America, with good chances to get even in Europe.
In United States, the propulsion of the hatchback is provided by a 1.6-liter inline four-cylinder engine, which develops 109 horsepower and 107 pound-feet of torque at 6000 RPM. The engine is paired to a conventional 5-speed manual transmission in standard equipment or a special and optional Xtronic CVT version.
The technological equipment list by now includes the already-known video system for parking (Around View Monitor) and the Japanese manufacturer’s multimedia system, designed for a color touch screen that measures 5.8 inches.
Aesthetically, 2014 Nissan Versa Note is a pretty pleasant-looking car, aerodynamic too, with a drag coefficient of just 0.29, achieving a fuel efficiency up to 40 miles per gallon on the highway.
2014 Nissan Versa Note will hit the U.S. market this summer.
2014 Nissan Versa Note Video
2014 Nissan Versa Note at NAIAS 2013 via Nissan