The lightweight Versa goes heavy on shoppers’ main events like its gloves were filled with bricks.
Most Versas sold on dealer lots will get a 7.0-inch touchscreen with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto compatibility, automatic emergency braking, Bluetooth connectivity, power features, and a USB port.
The base versions of the Versa get most of that—just not the smartphone software. That omission keeps it from a point on our scale so we land at a 6 for the generous touchscreen.
This year, the Versa sedan is available in S, SV, and SR trims with increasing comforts.
The Versa S is spartan. For $15,625 to start, including destination, the Versa S gets cloth seats, 15-inch wheels with hubcaps, keyless ignition, the 7.0-inch touchscreen (but no smartphone software), and not much else. An automatic transmission is a likely, but spendy,…