Nissan Versa

Price $16,498 – $20,998
Fuel consumption 5.9 – 8.6 L/100km
The Car Guide rating 74%(view ratings)
Introduced at the 2020 Canadian International Auto Show in Toronto, the 2021 Nissan Versa marks the company’s return to the sub-compact segment and is the only sedan in its class. It uses a 1.6-litre four-cylinder engine mated to a standard five-speed manual transmission or a continuously variable transmission (CVT). With the Nissan Safety Shield 360, Intelligent Emergency Braking with Pedestrian Detection, Rear Intelligent Emergency Braking, Lane Departure Warning and High Beam Assist all come standard.

Detailed ratings

The Car Guide rating 74%
Fuel economy 8/10
Reliability N/A
Safety N/A
Infotainment 8/10
Driving 6/10
Overall 7/10

What's new in 2021

New model


  • Surprising habitability
  • Very low fuel consumption (CVT)
  • Equipment / price ratio
  • Sympathetic line


  • 5-speed manual transmission
  • Cheap-looking upholstery (base version)
  • Doesn't have the charm of the Micra