• EFFICIENT PERFORMANCE

    Pick your transmission — manual or Xtronic CVT® (Continuously Variable Transmission) — to pair with Versa’s efficient engine and up to 40 MPG highway.[[1589]]
  • HANDLE MORE

    Dynamic driving technologies can help make every drive feel more comfortable, more confident, and more enjoyable.
  • DEFY GRAVITY

    On a steep grade, hill start assist helps stop you from rolling backward.

Versa engine, transmission, and efficiency

Efficiency is effortless

With agile handling, impressive efficiency, and plenty of power to play with, Versa is ready to bring it to the streets. [[1589]]

2023 Nissan Versa showing 1.6-liter 4-cylinder engine.

1.6-liter 4-cylinder engine

The best of both worlds. Versa’s engine has variable valve timing, which continuously adjusts engine output to deliver no-nonsense acceleration with exceptional mileage. [[1589]] It’s all you need to make the most out of every city run.

2023 Nissan Versa gear shifter for 5-speed manual transmission.

5-speed manual transmission

The 5-speed manual transmission enhances control of gear selection, giving you a sporty driving feel and quick acceleration.

2023 Nissan Versa gear shifter for xtronic CVT automatic transmission.

Xtronic CVT

Versa’s virtually gearless and efficient Xtronic transmission features D-step Logic Control for enhanced shift feel and responsiveness. 

Versa handling

Turn up every drive

Versa handling makes every ride memorable thanks to a stiff sport-tuned suspension, rigid chassis, and responsive steering.

2023 Nissan Versa driving through a curve at night illustrating handling.
2023 Nissan Versa illustration of car on a hill using hill start assist.

Nissan Intelligent Mobility™

Hill start assist

On a steep grade, hill start assist helps stop you from rolling backward. It holds brake pressure for a few seconds, giving you enough time to switch from the brake pedal to the accelerator.