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Nissan Versa Hatchback
2012 Nissan Versa Hatchback
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$14,670
Starting Price (MSRP)
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Pontiac Vibe
2010 Pontiac Vibe
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$16,100
Starting Price (MSRP)
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Volkswagen GTI
2014 Volkswagen GTI
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$24,595
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Overview

Engine
1.8L Inline-4 Gas
Engine
1.8L Inline-4 Gas
Engine
2.0L Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Transmission
6-Speed Manual
Transmission
5-Speed Manual
4-Speed Automatic (+$850)
Transmission
N/A
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 26 MPG
Hwy: 31 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 26 MPG
Hwy: 32 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 21 MPG
Hwy: 31 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
13.2 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
13 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
14.5 gallons
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down
50.4 ft³
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down
49.4 ft³
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down
N/A

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
1.8L Inline-4 Gas
1.8L Inline-4 Gas
2.0L Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Horsepower
122 hp @ 5200 rpm
132 hp @ 6000 rpm
200 hp @ 5100-6000 rpm
Torque
127 lb-ft @ 4800 rpm
128 lb-ft @ 4400 rpm
207 lb-ft @ 1800-5000 rpm
Transmission
6-Speed Manual
5-Speed Manual
4-Speed Automatic (+$850)
N/A
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Front-Wheel Drive
Front-Wheel Drive

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
2,693 lbs
2,856 lbs
3,113 lbs

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
28 MPG
28 MPG
25 MPG
City
26 MPG
26 MPG
21 MPG
Highway
31 MPG
32 MPG
31 MPG

Emissions

CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
6.7 Tons/yr
6.7 Tons/yr
7.3 Tons/yr
EPA rating
N/A
8
N/A

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
13.2 gallons
13 gallons
14.5 gallons
Cruising Range City
343.2 miles
338 miles
304.5 miles
Cruising Range Highway
409.2 miles
416 miles
449.5 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
169.1 in
171.1 in
165.8 in
Height
60.4 in
61 in
57.8 in
Max Width
66.7 in
69.5 in
70 in
Front Width
58.3 in
59.8 in
60.4 in
Rear Width
58.5 in
59.9 in
59.7 in
Wheelbase
102.4 in
102.4 in
101.5 in
Ground Clearance
6.3 in
5.8 in
5 in

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
5 seater
5 seater
5 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
41.4 in
41.6 in
41.2 in
Front Seat Headroom
40.6 in
40.5 in
39.3 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
53.5 in
53.3 in
54.7 in
Front Seat Hip Room
48.8 in
52.3 in
N/A
Rear Seat Leg Room
38 in
36.2 in
35.5 in
Rear Seat Headroom
38.3 in
39.4 in
38.5 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
50.7 in
52.6 in
54.6 in
Rear Seat Hip Room
47.2 in
43.7 in
N/A

Cargo Space

Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up
17.8 ft³
20.1 ft³
15.3 ft³
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down
50.4 ft³
49.4 ft³
N/A

Wheels and Suspension

Steering

Steering Type
Pwr
Pwr Rack & Pinion
Pwr Rack & Pinion
Turning Diameter
34.2 ft
35.3 ft
35.8 ft

Wheels

Front Wheel Size
15" x 5.5"
16" x TBD
18" x TBD
Rear Wheel Size
15" x 5.5"
16" x TBD
18" x TBD

Suspension

Front Suspension
Independent Strut
Independent
MacPherson Strut
Rear Suspension
Torsion Beam
Torsion Beam
Multi-Link

Tires

Front Tire
P185/65R15
P205/55R16
225/40R18
Rear Tire
P185/65R15
P205/55R16
225/40R18
Spare Tire
T125/70D15
N/A
Compact

Colors and Materials

Standard Interior Materials

  • Beige, Suede-tricot seat trim
  • Charcoal, Suede-tricot seat trim
  • Ebony, Cloth Seat Trim
  • Interlagos, Cloth seat trim

Features and Options

Infotainment

Premium Sound System
Not Available
Optional
Not Available
Satellite Radio
Not Available
Standard
Not Available
Auxiliary Audio Input
Standard
Not Available
Not Available
MP3 Player
Standard
Optional
Not Available

Interior Trim

Bucket Seats
Standard
Not Available
Not Available
Cloth Seats
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Leather Seats
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Leather Steering Wheel
Not Available
Optional
Not Available
Premium Synthetic Seats
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Vinyl Seats
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Sun/Moonroof
Not Available
Optional
Not Available

Comfort

Steering Wheel Audio Controls
Not Available
Optional
Not Available
Power Mirror(s)
Standard
Standard
Not Available
A/C
Standard
Not Available
Not Available
Cruise Control
Optional
Optional
Not Available
Keyless Entry
Optional
Optional
Not Available
Remote Trunk Release
Standard
Not Available
Not Available
Telematics
Not Available
Standard
Not Available

Safety

Safety Features

ABS
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Tire Pressure Monitor
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Brake Assist
Standard
Not Available
Not Available
Stability Control
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Traction Control
Standard
Standard
Not Available

US NHTSA crash test result

Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
N/A
N/A
Rollover Rating
N/A

Airbags

Driver Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Front Head Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Front Side Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Passenger Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Rear Head Air Bag
Standard
Not Available
Not Available
Rear Side Air Bag
Not Available
Standard
Not Available

Warranty

Warranty Summary

Basic
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
Corrosion
5 Years / Unlimited Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
12 Years / Unlimited Miles
Drivetrain
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
5 Years / 100,000 Miles
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
Emissions
N/A
2 Years / 24,000 Miles
N/A
Roadside Assistance
N/A
5 Years / 100,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
Rust-Through
N/A
6 Years / 100,000 Miles
N/A
Short Term California
N/A
3 Years / 50,000 Miles
N/A
Maintenance
N/A
N/A
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
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