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2015 Ford Fiesta vs. 2015 Nissan Versa Note Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
Passengers in the back seat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Nissan Versa Note 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 Note in the front seats.

Convenience
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 Note, as they get the same number of miles per tank of gas.

Cost
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 Note. 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 and the Nissan Versa Note have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
The Ford Fiesta is a little wider than the Nissan Versa Note, so getting in and out of the car in a crowded parking lot may be a little more of a squeeze. The Ford Fiesta is slightly shorter than the Nissan Versa Note, which may make it easier to park.

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

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

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

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Ford Fiesta and the Nissan Versa Note. The Ford Fiesta has significantly less cargo room than the Nissan Versa Note, which may be a concern if you do a lot of warehouse shopping.

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

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2015 Ford
Fiesta

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MSRP*: $14,855 - $21,435

2015 Nissan
Versa Note

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MSRP*: $14,180 - $17,960
Cash Back Rebate: Up to $1,000 Up to $500
Low APR Loan: -- --
Lease Incentive: -- As low as 3.05%
City MPG: 26 - 27 27 - 31
Highway MPG: 35 - 38 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
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Side Crash Rating
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Invoice*: $14,299 - $20,631 $13,831 - $17,505

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