O menor carro oferecido pela Nissan nos EUA, o Versa, agora tem seus preços disponíveis. Começando em US$ 12.450, o Versa mais barato tem motor 1.8 de 122 cavalos. Vamos parar pra pensar quais carros tem este motor no Brasil? hummm… Meriva de mais de US$ 20.000, Stilo de US$ 22.000, Corsa de US$ 15.000…. Corolla de quase US$ 30.000!!! Transmissão automática é opcional no Versa por apenas US$ 800.
Pra quem quer um carrinho mais equipado, existe o Versa 1.8 SL que custa US$ 14.450 e vem com rodas de 15 polegadas, cd changer de 6 discos, alarme com controle remoto, piloto automático e um interior mais refinado.
Veja o press-release abaixo.
Nissan Announces Pricing on 2007 Versa Hatchback [June 23, 06]– All-new Entry-level Nissan Versa Starts at an MSRP of $12,450 –
GARDENA, Calif. (June 23, 2006) – Nissan North America, Inc. today announced pricing on the all-new 2007 Nissan Versa Hatchback, which goes on sale June 23 at Nissan dealers nationwide. The starting Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) for the newest addition to the Nissan lineup is $12,450 for the Versa 1.8 S with a standard 122-horsepower 1.8-liter DOHC 4-cylinder engine and 6-speed manual transmission.
Three other 2007 Versa Hatchback models are available: the Versa 1.8 S 4-speed automatic transmission (late availability), priced at $13,250; the Versa 1.8 SL 6-speed manual transmission, offered at $14,450; and the Versa 1.8 SL with Nissan’s advanced Xtronic CVT™ (Continuously Variable Transmission), which is priced at $15,450.
The five-passenger Versa represents a dynamic new alternative to current entry-level vehicles. Versa offers a unique combination of class-leading roominess, exceptional interior quality and upscale amenities designed to appeal to a wide range of buyers with a variety of lifestyle needs.
“The all-new 2007 Nissan Versa is a no-compromise subcompact that offers the quality, style, roominess, comfort, performance and amenities that are unexpected in this class and this price range,” said Brad Bradshaw, vice president and general manager, Nissan Division.
Versa’s long list of standard equipment includes an AM/FM/CD audio system, 60/40 split fold-down rear seatbacks, an Advanced Air Bag System (AABS) and both front seat side–impact and side-curtain supplemental air bags.
In addition, the new Versa, which is built on Nissan’s advanced B platform, offers over six feet of interior length and ample cargo volume. Estimated EPA highway/city fuel economy is 30/36 miles per gallon with the CVT transmission.
Versa SL models include standard 15-inch aluminum-alloy wheels, in-dash 6CD autochanger with mp3 playback, auxiliary input jack, remote keyless entry, cruise control with steering wheel controls and soft-touch interior accents. Available optional amenities include Intelligent Key keyless entry/ignition system, Bluetooth® Hands-Free Phone System, power sunroof and satellite radio.
“The all-new Versa allows small car drivers to have it all in one attractive, affordable package without sacrificing roominess, comfort, style, performance, fuel efficiency or high quality,” said Brad Bradshaw, vice president and general manager, Nissan Division. “Versa provides great value without compromise.”
Available packages for the 2007 Nissan Versa include the Power Package (1.8 S), Convenience Package (1.8 SL), Audio Package (1.8 SL), Sport Package (1.8 SL), Sunroof Package (1.8 SL), Satellite Radio (1.8 SL) and ABS Package (all models). Complete pricing and options are available on the attached sheet.