2024 Nissan Versa Starts At $17,225, Still Cheapest New Car In US
The 2024 Nissan Versa continues to hold the title of the most affordable new car in the United States with a starting price of $17,225. The Japanese automaker has managed to keep the price low while still incorporating essential features and up-to-date technology, making it an appealing option for budget-conscious consumers.
The base model, Versa S, boasts a 1.6-liter four-cylinder engine that delivers 122 horsepower and 114 lb-ft of torque and is paired with a five-speed manual transmission. For an additional cost, consumers can opt for an Xtronic CVT (Continuously Variable Transmission), which increases fuel efficiency to an impressive 32 mpg city and 40 mpg highway.
In the safety department, the 2024 Nissan Versa comes standard with Nissan Safety Shield 360 — a suite of safety features including automatic emergency braking with pedestrian detection, rear automatic braking, lane departure warning, high beam assist, blind-spot warning, and rear cross-traffic alert. These features contribute to Versa’s status as both an affordable and safe vehicle.
Inside the cabin, occupants can enjoy a refined experience with standard cloth seats and plenty of legroom. The infotainment system boasts a touchscreen display compatible with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. Higher trim levels such as SV and SR offer additional creature comforts such as upgraded cloth seats, push-button ignition, remote engine start, and automatic climate control.
As for the exterior design of the 2024 Nissan Versa, it carries forward its sleek and modern look that fits well within Nissan’s current lineup. LED headlights with LED signature accents are standard on the top-tier SR trim level, further enhancing its appeal.
With its competitive starting price of $17,225 (excluding destination fees), attractive design language, fuel efficiency credentials, and an array of standard safety features, the 2024 Nissan Versa remains a popular option for those seeking affordability without compromising on performance and comfort.