Manufacturer Info Sources: 800-647-7261 -. Nissan replaced the transmission with a rebuild eating 90% of the cost. On the downside, when our phone was paired with Versa's Bluetooth connection, we found the incoming call ringtone unpleasant and annoying. Completed work came to nearly 5k. The sedan is all new for 2012 and gets significantly better fuel economy than the hatch. Do I even bother taking it to the dealership? Upon my inspection, this wasn't the case. They found nothing wrong with my car.
Unless otherwise indicated, specifications refer to test vehicle. I will be sure to spread the word about how crappy they are. In the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the front air bags, these inflators may rupture due to propellant degradation occurring after long-term exposure to absolute humidity and temperature cycling. On the base Versa S hatch, a 6-speed manual transmission comes standard, with an optional 4-speed automatic. The 2012 Versa sedan beats the fuel economy of the 2012 hatchback by a wide margin, making the new sedan more economical in the long run than the hatch. Summary Nissan North America, Inc.
My boyfriend was with me and somehow got the car going and we pulled it in the Nissan dealership, which was on the same highway a few miles down. I tried looking at the warranty but it is only covered 5 years or 60,000 miles. For example, the indented line in the middle of the roofline helps to reduce roof panel vibrations. At this point we are totally disgusted with the whole ordeal. They ordered the part and made an appointment to get it replaced.
Once the clamp was replaced, the clutch returned to working normally. This 4 door, 5 passenger hatchback provides exceptional value! But we quickly found the Versa sedan's limits once we hit hilly terrain at freeway speeds. All the shops she's talked to say that Nissan transmission are unreliable and it ends up being that the car is basically totaled in cost even though she took proper care of all its maintenance requirements. The hatchback uses a 1. Then I started checking around to find that this engine is a big problem and needs to be recalled, replaced and warrantied! The tachometer is starting to jump and the car jerks. Convenience Features 1-touch down Rear beverage holders Tilt steering wheel Power windows Air conditioning. Even a six-footer shouldn't feel cramped as the rear seat legroom is at or near the top of the class.
Nissan ended up replacing the transmission at their cost since I had noted several times before that something wasn't right. The Versa subcompact competes with the Honda Fit, Toyota Yaris, Ford Fiesta, Chevrolet Sonic, and Hyundai Accent. Versa is one of the first cars in this price category to feature electric power steering. Because it uses rear drums, the brakes don't have the crisp bite found on cars that use discs all the way around. One second it when be at 1, then jump to 4, then almost to 0, then it rev up to 5. It's not sporty like a Mini Cooper, nor is it sloppy like budget cars of a few years ago. The all-new 2012 Versa sedan is a friendly, approachable little car, without the aggressive, angry lines that many car companies are hooked on these days.
I lost money on this car and it has changed my view of Nissan as a reputable auto manufacturer. The dealer diagnosed and provided my options of a used cvt for 3200 or new 4000. The 2012 Versa hatchback, unlike the sedan, carries over unchanged from 2011. The car was just paid off one month ago. Interior Features While the interiors of the Versa sedan and hatchback differ in design, their basic virtues are similar. I was told by Mr. The new sedan gets better fuel economy than 2012 Versa hatchback.
It amazes me how they get away with selling lemons to people. Of course they won't do anything. It would not move in drive or low, only reverse. So many consumers are facing the same problems with the newer models. The continuously variable transmission is a far cry from the clumsy gear shifting once common on small four-cylinder cars with 3- and 4-speed automatics.
How many people will die because of the trash transmission being produced by Nissan? They said they don't have not enough complaints. Versa's fabric-covered front seats are manually adjustable but lack lumbar support, making them comfortable enough during for moderate commutes, but support fades over long drives. A 2012 Nissan Versa 1. Lesson learned: Nissan makes crappy cars. Nissan is recalling certain 2011 Nissan Versa sedan vehicles and 2011-2012 Nissan Versa hatchback vehicles ever registered in the states of Arizona, Arkansas, Delaware, the District of Columbia, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Maryland, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Virginia, and West Virginia.