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2014 Nissan Versa Note vs. 2014 Ford Fiesta Review

Comparison Review


Comfort
Due to its greater rear head- and legroom, backseat passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Nissan Versa Note than the Ford Fiesta. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between the Nissan Versa Note and the Ford Fiesta in the front seats.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Nissan Versa Note as you will with the Ford Fiesta, 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). Based on MSRP, the Nissan Versa Note is clearly a better financial choice over the Ford Fiesta. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Nissan Versa Note and the Ford Fiesta have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
The Nissan Versa Note is a little narrower than the Ford Fiesta, so you'll have an easier time getting in and out of the car in a tight parking spot. For some people, bigger is better. If that's the case for you, then you'll be happier with the Nissan Versa Note, which is slightly longer than the Ford Fiesta.

Drivetrain
With its lower torque, the Nissan Versa Note doesn't do as good a job transmitting power to its wheels as the Ford Fiesta.

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

Performance
The Nissan Versa Note has less horsepower than the Ford Fiesta, so it will probably be somewhat slower.

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Nissan Versa Note and the Ford Fiesta. With its significantly greater cargo capacity, the Nissan Versa Note will be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Ford Fiesta.

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

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2014 Nissan
Versa Note

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MSRP*: $13,990 - $15,990
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2014 Ford
Fiesta

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MSRP*: $14,600 - $21,400
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Cash Back Rebate: Up to $500 Up to $750
Low APR Loan: As low as 0.00% As low as 0.00%
Lease Incentive: As low as 0.07% As low as 5.63%
City MPG: 27 - 31 26 - 27
Highway MPG: 36 - 40 35 - 38
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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Frontal Crash Rating
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Side Crash Rating
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Invoice*: $13,646 - $15,590 $14,053 - $20,598

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