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2008 Nissan Versa Overview

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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Nissan Versa Questions

How Do I Turn On My Dash Lights 2008 Nissan Versa?

just purchased nissan versa 2008 and only `test drove during day`time. after buying went to drive veh home that night no dash lights when headlights are on. there is no owners manual.


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...

Why Won't My Versa Start?

I bought a 2008 Nissan Versa automatic (no CVT) and one day I was driving down the highway and lost my transmission completely. Nothing but revs. I tried to find the gears again and couldnt so I pu...

Car Not Starting Could It Be Fule Pump Fuse Or Relay?

08versa htchbk w/cvt brand new battery wont start. Don't hear fuel pump kick on . no gas smell and have been pressing has pedal til tank has oil good. ?fuse or relay? Ran fine say over 12 hrs is v...

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