What’s the Difference Between the Versa Note and the Versa Sedan?

The 2015 Nissan Versa comes in two very distinct body styles: hatchback and sedan. While both models of Versa start from the same excellent structure, there are more differences between these two cars than meets the eye. Check out how the Versa Note and the Versa Sedan, both available at Len Nissan in Ft. Walton Beach, compare from the inside out.

2015- Nissan Versa vs Note vs 2015 Versa Sedan

Powertrain and Fuel Efficiency

Both 2015 Nissan Versa models start with the same zippy engine. On most trims, this 109-horsepower 1.6L 4-cylinder is paired with Nissan’s Xtronic Continuously Variable Transmission, getting up to 31/40 mpg*. The base trim of both Versa models offers a 5-speed manual transmission, getting up to 27/36 mpg**, while the sedan base trim adds an available 4-speed automatic transmission, which gets up to 26/35 mpg***. Both vehicles hit the road on 15-inch Steel Wheels and All-season Tires.

Features Available for Both

In addition to its rear access door, the 2015 Nissan Versa Note includes a host of standard features that are only available on the higher trim levels of the 2015 Versa sedan. These include Height Adjustable Front Head Restraints, Standard Power Mirrors, Fine Vision electroluminescent gauges, and a 60/40 split fold-down rear seat. Both models includes Multi-reflector Halogen Headlights (though the sedan’s are chrome-accented), Bluetooth Hands-Free Phone System, seating for 5, and available Nissan Connect with Navigation and Mobile Apps.

Features Specific to One

Among available features for the 2015 Versa Note are Active Grille Shutter, Divide-N-Hide Adjustable Cargo Floor, sporty interior accents of silver and orange, and 3 different quality levels of AM/FM/CD audio system. The 2015 Versa sedan only offer 2 different audio systems, along with available Rear Air Tire Deflectors and Rear Spoiler with Integrated LED Brakelight.

Size Comparison

As far as size is concerned, the sedan is a big bigger than the hatchback. In fact, the 2015 Versa sedan is about 12 inches longer than the Versa Note, with more leg room as a result. The 2015 Versa Note, however, has a bit more head room and hip room, with equal shoulder room, as the sedan. Plus, the cargo space of the hatchback beats the sedan, with 18.8 cu ft behind the rear seats, compared with the sedan’s 14.9 cu ft of trunk volume.

Whether you want the sporty style of the 2015 Versa Note or the relaxed comfort of the 2015 Versa sedan, you’ll love your new car from Len Nissan in Ft. Walton Beach, Florida.




*2015 EPA Fuel Economy Estimates 31 City, 40 Highway. Actual mileage may vary with driving conditions. Mileage listed for Versa 1.6-liter with Xtronic CVT –use for comparison only

**2015 EPA Fuel Economy Estimates 27 City, 36 Highway. Actual mileage may vary with driving conditions–use for comparison only.

***2015 EPA Fuel Economy Estimates 26 City, 35 Highway. Actual mileage may vary with driving conditions–use for comparison only.

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