Pricing for the 2010 Nissan Versa sedan and hatchback models in the North American market has just been released. Compared to that of the 2009 model year, prices for the 2010 Versa Sedan are unchanged. On the other hand, the prices for the Versa Hatchback slightly increased. The rise varies depending on the enhanced content value.
The 2010 Nissan Versa is priced from $9,990 for the Versa 1.6 Base 5MT sedan and goes up to $16,100 for the Versa 1.8 SL 4AT sedan. For the hatchback model range, the 2010 Nissan Versa price starts at $13,150 for the 1.8 S 6MT and goes up to $16,530 for the 1.8 SL CVT.
For 2010, Nissan Versa 1.8 models had their front grille upgraded; they also had new interior fabric patterns, white-illuminated meter cluster and reddish orange interior illumination.
Further, the Nissan Versa 1.8 S changes include new 15-inch wheel covers and new optional 16-inch aluminum-alloy wheels for the SL hatchback. Equipment for the new standard Versa 1.8 SL includes an Interface System for iPod, Vehicle Dynamic Control (VDC) and Traction Control System (TCS).
In addition, 2009's Sport Package body components (sport front and rear fascias, side sills, spoiler) are now standard on the 1.8 SL Hatchback.
The Nissan Versa Sedan 1.6 Base and Versa Sedan 1.6 models are equipped with a 107 hp 1.6-liter engine, while the Versa Hatchback and Sedan 1.8 S and 1.8 SL offer a standard 122 hp 1.8-liter engine.
An Anti-lock Braking System (ABS) is now standard for the Nissan Versa 1.8 S models and remains standard on 1.8 SL as well. Fuel economy for the 2010 Versa is rated at 26 mpg City/34 mpg Highway for the Sedan 1.6 equipped with the 5-speed manual transmission. Meanwhile, fuel economy for the Hatchback 1.8 SL with the CVT is rated at 28 mpg City/34 mpg Highway.
The 2010 Nissan Versa is among the models that received a mid-cycle refresh, which entails the addition of more consumer electronics. For instance, the Bluetooth wireless connections in the Altima and Maxima are now expanded to allow music to be transferred from an iPod. In addition, the navigation systems for the Altima and Maxima now include restaurant reviews and traffic updates as well as weather forecasts and warnings.
The navigation system in the 2010 Nissan Maxima is part of a $1,850 package that includes a hard drive for music storage and DVD videos. For the Altima, the package is priced at $1,780. The new in-dash navigation system, which is engineered by Bosch, serves as a display for the audio system. Priced at $400, the unit will be available on the Sentra starting in December.