2015 Nissan Versa vs. 2015 Honda Fit
The 2015 Nissan Versa and the 2015 Honda Fit are compact cars packed with appealing features. Interested buyers in Philadelphia, Montgomeryville and Doylestown seeking a set of tried and true commuter wheels at an affordable price will enjoy comparing these two.
Sit tight, and get ready to learn how these two small cars’ smart use of space helps them excel in the compact sedan market.
Big Value in a Compact Car
The 2015 Nissan Versa’s starting pricetag of $11,990 is an incredible value buy for the money. No other sedan comes close to such a low MSRP, the 2015 Honda Fit included. At a significantly higher suggested retail rate of $15,650, the Honda’s price tag may not “Fit” what’s in your wallet.
The Nissan Versa has 4 trim styles available including the S, S Plus, SV and SL, while the Fit has one less model; choose between the LX, EX and EX-L.
Engine & Fuel
While it’s clear that the Versa’s 1.6 liter four-cylinder engine isn’t trying to be a powerhouse or have the acceleration capabilities of a sports car, its 106 available horsepower provides solid engine potential to conquer the daily commute, hit the mall or run errands around town. The Versa comes standard with a five-speed manual transmission.
The 2015 Honda Fit was also built for city driving. Its 1.5 liter four-cylinder engine is a bit more potent with an available 130 horsepower. The Fit has a six-speed manual transmission that comes standard and an available automatic transmission.
The Versa’s available four-speed automatic offers an EPA-estimated 31/40 mpg city and highway and the Fit achieves a similar 33/41 mpg when equipped with its automatic transmission.
Smart Seating & Interior Extras
Both of these five-seater compact sedans pull off what feels like interior miracles with surprisingly roomy seats. The Nissan Versa’s back seat easily accommodates tall adults and provides plenty of stretch-out space. Across dimensions the Versa and the Fit are comparable in seating capacity providing more interior room than many in the class.
When it comes to technology, both the Nissan Versa and the Honda Fit are outfitted with current tech capabilities including Bluetooth for hands-free calling, illuminated wheel-mounted controls for audio and phone and MP3 connectability.
The Versa additionally comes with a battery saver and silver trim accents to the tilt steering wheel. While cruise control and a five inch color LCD screen come standard in the Fit.
The 2015 Versa’s cargo space of 14.9 cubic feet is admirable for a small sedan. The trunk has a pass-through area for long items, too. The Fit offers an extra foot of cargo space and a 60/40 split-folding back seat.
The 2015 Nissan Versa received top scores from the IIHS for Side Impact, Rear Crash Protection, Roof Strength and Moderate Overlap Front Tests and the 2015 Honda Fit earned a 5-star overall rating from the NHTSA. Both of these sedans come equipped with a suite of safety features from dual-stage, side-impact and head-protection air bags to traction control to tire pressure monitoring systems.
Philadelphia, Montgomeryville and Doylestown area drivers seeking a small car with great capabilities will surely look to the 2015 Nissan Versa and the 2015 Honda Fit. For an unbeatable price, the 2015 Nissan Versa provides reliable transportation and a spacious interior compact car buyers will appreciate.
Contact your local Montgomery Nissan dealer to schedule your test drive of the 2015 Nissan Versa today!