2016 Ford Fiesta vs. 2016 Nissan Versa Review

Comparison Review

Passengers in the back seat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Nissan Versa than the Ford Fiesta, due to its greater head- and legroom. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between the Ford Fiesta and the Nissan Versa in the front seats.

You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Ford Fiesta as you will with the Nissan Versa, as they get the same number of miles per tank of gas.

There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). The Ford Fiesta is somewhat more expensive than the Nissan Versa. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Ford Fiesta will cost more in transportation costs than the Nissan Versa.

The Ford Fiesta is a little wider than the Nissan Versa, so getting in and out of the car in a crowded parking lot may be a little more of a squeeze. When looking at overall length, the Ford Fiesta takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Nissan Versa.

With somewhat higher torque, the engine of the Ford Fiesta transmits a bit more power to the wheels than the Nissan Versa.

The Ford Fiesta has about the same turning radius as the Nissan Versa, allowing equal maneuverability in and out of tight spots.

When it comes to horsepower, the Ford Fiesta is somewhat more powerful than the Nissan Versa.

In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Ford Fiesta and the Nissan Versa. The Ford Fiesta has less cargo capacity than the Nissan Versa, which is okay if you don't need to move a lot in one trip.

The Ford Fiesta comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Nissan Versa.

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2016 Ford

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MSRP*: $14,580 - $18,530

2016 Nissan

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MSRP*: $11,990 - $17,090
Cash Back Rebate: Up to $500 Visit Rebate Center
Low APR Loan: As low as 1.90% --
Lease Incentive: -- --
City MPG: 28 27 - 31
Highway MPG: 36 36 - 40
Engine(s): Inline-4 Inline-4
Seating Capacity: 5 - 5 5 - 5
Basic Warranty: 3 years/36,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Invoice*: $14,033 - $17,835 $11,703 - $16,659

Days On Lot: Comparing Ease of Negotiation

Days on Lot measures the average number of days a model sits on a dealer's lot before it's sold. This is one predictor of a dealer's willingness to negotiate.

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