The 2015 Nissan Versa and Versa Note are both practical and affordable subcompacts that don’t punish you for buying the smallest car Nissan sells. Benton Nissan in Oxford, AL treats all their customers like stars no matter if you are buying a Versa or a GT-R sports car. We’re easy to find too, just down the road a bit from Anniston, right here in Oxford, AL.
The Mazda2 is a sporty looking little hatchback, but it lacks the power to back it up, and its small inside even for a subcompact.
The Mazda2 hatchback has 7 cubic feet less passenger space inside, and 5.5 cubic feet less cargo space than the Versa Note. There is no real way to compare the Mazda2 to the Versa sedan because Mazda only offers a hatchback. Either Versa has a rear seat with nearly 6” extra legroom compared to the Mazda2, which offers just 33”. The Versa has more headroom in both rows too.
If you prefer a manual transmission the Mazda2 will get slightly better fuel economy in city driving than the Versa (29 vs. 27) but the Versa does 1 better on the highway. Most people prefer the automatic, and the Nissan continuously variable transmission blows away the 4 speed in the Mazda. In city driving the EPA rates the Versa at 31 mpg, 3 better than the Mazda2, and on the highway it scores an even 40 mpg, 6 better than the Mazda.
Subcompact cars don’t typically have a lot of power, and these 2 both have small engine that are tuned for economy. However, the Nissan Versa has an extra 9 horsepower, and 9 lb-ft of torque more than the Mazda 2. Combine that with the CVT transmission and the Versa will be at 60 mph nearly half a second faster than the Mazda2, something you appreciate every time you get on the freeway.
For a subcompact sedan or hatchback the doesn’t feel cheap take a look at the 2015 Nissan Versa and Versa Note. For the best deal on a Nissan in the Anniston, AL area come to Benton Nissan in Oxford.View Inventory