2008 Nissan Versa Overview


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Avg. Price: $6,694
S Hatchback
Avg. Price: $6,650
Avg. Price: $6,366
SL Hatchback
Avg. Price: $6,820

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3.95 stars

Based on 19 reviews

My 2008 "violet" The Versa by Margaux
 — My newly purchased 2008 Nissan Versa S hatchback is a quirky and fun car to drive. I chose the Versa after I had researched extensively and even test drove the Suzuki Aerio, Scion xa, VW Golf/GTI, To... Read More
Great Little Car! by Jon
 — I bought this car in Cleveland on a Friday in December 2007, and on Saturday and Sunday we had major snow. That was fun, buying a small car having no idea how it would handle in really bad weather... Read More
Nice And Inexpensive. by Christine
 — This is a great little car. It gets excellent gas mileage, it wasn't very expensive and it is very well appointed for the price. It handles well, and is quick and nimble on turns and the highway.It ... Read More

2008 Nissan Versa Overview

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2008 Nissan Versa

The sporty subcompact Nissan Versa enters 2008 with few changes. The front-wheel drive sedan and hatchback house a 1.8-liter, 122-hp inline 4 engine with standard 6-speed manual transmission. A 4-speed automatic with overdrive is optional for the S trim, and a CVT (continuously variable transmission) is available for the SL. New this year, the SL hatchback's Sport Package now extends to the SL sedan. This option bundle features side sills, foglights, a rear spoiler, and extra body cladding.

The 2008 Versa brags that it offers the most leg and headroom in its subcompact class. Indeed, the rear seat is fairly spacious, with 38 inches of legroom. The cargo area in the hatch is 17 cubic inches, but expands to 50 cubic inches when the rear seats fold down. A cargo cover comes standard with the hatch. All trims come with dual front airbags, tilt steering, a tachometer, CD player, tire monitor, and air conditioning, but ABS brakes are optional. Power features are standard on the SL and extra on the S.

Gas mileage is so-so with the Versa, whose biggest selling point is its price and versatility for city drivers. Though a subcompact, it also makes a good starter car for young families.


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Engine Run Roughly Or Stalls On Idle Or At Signals

My nissan tiida run perfectly but engine run roughly or stalls at idle condtion or at signals .it make problem when engine has more load like with ac and gear in drive mode.i had replaced fuel pump...

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Grounding After Market Stereo/head Unit

Hi, I bought a Kenwood KDC-MP342U to replace the stock radio in my 2008 Versa Hatchback. After quite a headache trying to get it (professionally) installed (installer connected the wrong antenna wire...

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Would A 2007 Versa Wiring Harness And Install Kit For An Aftermarket Cd Dec...

No website I've seen has any information on whether a 2008 Versa can even get a aftermarket cd deck installed. My girlfriend and I both bought Versas, 2007 for her and 2008 for me, but I checked at C...

1,023 views with 4 answers (last answer 6 years ago)