NASHVILLE, Tenn. - 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, Sport Value 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 ($800 USD).
For full information on the all-new 2014 Nissan Versa Note and Versa Sedan, please visit NissanNews.com.
About Nissan North America
In North America, Nissan's operations include automotive styling, engineering, consumer and corporate financing, sales and marketing, distribution and manufacturing. Nissan is dedicated to improving the environment under the Nissan Green Program and has been recognized as an ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year in 2010, 2011, and 2012 by the U.S Environmental Protection Agency. More information on Nissan in North America and the complete line of Nissan and Infiniti vehicles can be found online at www.NissanUSA.com and www.InfinitiUSA.com, or visit the Americas media sites NissanNews.com and InfinitiNews.com.
Nissan Motor Co., Ltd., Japan's second-largest automotive company, is headquartered in Yokohama, Japan, and is part of the Renault-Nissan Alliance. Operating with more than 248,000 employees globally, Nissan provided customers with more than 4.9 million vehicles in 2012, generating revenue of 9.4 trillion yen ($US118.95 billion) in fiscal 2011. With a strong commitment to developing exciting and innovative products for all, Nissan delivers a comprehensive range of 64 models under the Nissan and Infiniti brands. A pioneer in zero-emission mobility, Nissan made history with the introduction of the Nissan LEAF, the first affordable, mass-market, pure-electric vehicle and winner of numerous international accolades, including the prestigious 2011-2012 Car of the Year Japan and 2011 World Car of the Year awards. For more information on our products, services and commitment to sustainable mobility, visit our website at http://www.nissan-global.com/EN/.
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Product Communications, Nissan North America
* MSRP excludes applicable tax, title, license fees and $790 USD destination charges. Dealer sets actual price. Prices and specs are subject to change without notice.
** AutoPacific segmentation. MY14 Versa Note v. 2013 Economy Compact Class, 5 passenger vehicles, excluding electrics and hybrids.
*** AutoPacific segmentation. MY14 Versa Note v. 2013 Economy Compact Class, 5 passenger vehicles, excluding electrics and hybrids. 2013 EPA estimate for 2014 Versa Note 40 MPG Hwy. Actual mileage may vary - use for comparison only. Shares class lead with Ford Fiesta and Chevrolet Sonic.