- the all-new nissan versa sedan starts at $15,625 for the base model with a five-speed manual transmission.
- choosing the continuously variable automatic transmission (cvt) adds $1670 to the base model's price; it's standard on higher trim levels.
- the 2020 versa adds more technology and much better styling than the version it replaces, but the subcompact sedan now costs at least $2270 more than before.
nissan says it doesn't care if the all-new 2020 versa is the cheapest new car in america, because the company really just wants its smallest sedan to be the best value in america. starting at $15,625, the redesigned versa is in the running for that title with its smorgasbord of desirable and class-exclusive features.
while the versa's base price still undercuts primary rivals such as the 2020 hyundai accent ($16,125) and the 2020 toyota yaris sedan ($16,645), the new nissan costs at least $2270 more than the 2019 model it replaces. those who want a versa with the continuously variable automatic transmission (cvt) will have to cough up another $1670 on the base model or spend even more for the higher sv and sr trim levels.
the sv model was previously the fanciest and best-selling versa, but it becomes the middle child for 2020, with a starting price of $18,535. the only factory-installed option is a $395 premium paint color. along with a standard cvt, every sv includes upgraded content such as larger 16-inch wheels and snazzier interior fabric, as well as apple carplay and android auto. it also has standard blind-spot monitoring and rear cross-traffic alert—all of which aren't available on the base s model.
the newly added sr moniker is now the top-of-the-line versa, and pricing begins at $19,135. it boasts all the same goodies that are found on the sv model along with even more standard features, including 17-inch wheels, automatic climate control, and passive entry. it also offers the $300 convenience package, which adds heated front seats and adaptive cruise control.
the 2020 nissan versa is now on sale in dealerships nationwide.