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2022 Nissan Versa vs. 2023 Toyota Corolla Review

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2022 Nissan
Versa

MSRP*: $15,580 to $18,990
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2023 Toyota
Corolla

MSRP*: $21,550 to $26,700
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MPG - City 27 - 32 MPG 30 - 32 MPG
MPG - Hwy 35 - 40 MPG 38 - 41 MPG
Seating Capacity 5 seats 5 seats
Cargo Space Info not available Info not available
Engine
  • 122-hp, 1.6-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 169-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
Transmission Continuously Variable, M/T Continuously Variable
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Horsepower 122 hp 169 hp
Exterior Length 177.0 in 172.0 - 182.5 in
Exterior Width 68.5 in 70.1 - 70.5 in
Leg Room Front 44.5 in
Rear 31.0 in
Front 42.0 in
Rear 29.9 - 34.8 in
Head Room Front 39.5 in
Rear 36.3 in
Front 38.0 - 38.4 in
Rear 37.1 - 37.6 in

*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed are for educational purposes only, do not reflect the actual selling price of a particular vehicle, and do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.

Comparison Review

Comfort
Passengers in the back seat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Toyota Corolla than the Nissan Versa, due to its greater head- and legroom. The Nissan Versa will be a favorite with taller drivers due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Toyota Corolla.

Convenience
With the Toyota Corolla you will definitely be making less frequent stops at the gas station than with the Nissan Versa, due to its tank size and fuel economy.

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 is clearly a better financial choice over the Toyota Corolla.

Dimensions
Since the Nissan Versa is much slimmer than the Toyota Corolla, it'll be much easier to find a wide enough space in a crowded parking lot. The Nissan Versa is slightly shorter than the Toyota Corolla, which may make it easier to park.

Handling
The Nissan Versa has a smaller turning radius than the Toyota Corolla, allowing you to more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Nissan Versa is significantly less powerful than the Toyota Corolla. The good news is that, reportedly, cars with lower horsepower engines often have lower insurance premiums.

Powertrain
The Nissan Versa has much less torque than the Toyota Corolla, which generally means that it won't feel as fast or powerful.

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Nissan Versa and the Toyota Corolla.