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2021 Nissan Versa vs. 2021 Toyota Corolla Hybrid Review

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2021 Nissan
Versa

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2021 Toyota
Corolla Hybrid

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MSRP*
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$14,980 to $18,390
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$23,600
Invoice* $14,608 to $17,923 $21,851
MPG - City 27 - 32 53
MPG - Hwy 35 - 40 N/A
Engine(s) Inline-4 Inline-4
Seating Capacity 5 5
Basic Warranty 3 years/36,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating** ***** *****
Frontal Crash Rating** **** *****
Side Crash Rating** ***** *****

**Vehicle crash and safety data is provided by NHTSA, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The NHTSA testing was established by Congress to reduce highway deaths and injuries.

*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 Hybrid 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 Hybrid.

Convenience
With the Toyota Corolla Hybrid 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 Hybrid. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. In this case, the Nissan Versa will cost less to deliver to the dealership than the Toyota Corolla Hybrid.

Dimensions
Since the Nissan Versa is much slimmer than the Toyota Corolla Hybrid, 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 Hybrid, which may make it easier to park.

Drivetrain
With somewhat higher torque, the engine of the Nissan Versa transmits a bit more power to the wheels than the Toyota Corolla Hybrid.

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

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Nissan Versa is somewhat more powerful than the Toyota Corolla Hybrid.

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 Hybrid. The Nissan Versa has a roomier cargo area for holding your bags or other items than the Toyota Corolla Hybrid.

Warranty
The Nissan Versa comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Toyota Corolla Hybrid.