Nissan Versa vs. Ford Fiesta

Brilliant Silver
VS
Outrageous Green Metallic Clearcoat

Key Specs

MSRP

MSRP
$12,110 - $15,600
Not Available

Expert Rating

Expert Rating

Owner Reviews

Owner Reviews
4.22 / 5
65 Reviews
4.65 / 5
52 Reviews

Horsepower

Horsepower
109 hp
120 hp

Engine Type

Engine Type
1.6L DOHC 16
1.6L Ti

Interior Features

Keyless Entry

Keyless Entry
Not Available
Optional

Universal Garage Door Opener

Universal Garage Door Opener
Optional
Not Available

Premium Sound System

Premium Sound System
Optional
Not Available

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
41.3 - 41.8 in.
42.2 in.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
39.8 - 40.8 in.
39.1 in.

Rear Leg Room

Rear Leg Room
37 - 38.3 in.
31.2 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
36.6 - 38 in.
37.1 - 37.2 in.

Trunk Volume

Trunk Volume
14.9 cu. ft.
12.8 cu. ft.

Passengers

Passengers
5
5

Exterior Features

Rear Spoiler

Rear Spoiler
Optional
Not Available

Tire Width

Tire Width

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
102.4 in.
98 in.

Turning Radius

Turning Radius
34.2 - 34.8 ft.
34.4 ft.

Length

Length
163.7 - 175.4 in.
159.7 - 173.6 in.

Width

Width
66.7 in.
67.8 in.

Mechanical Specs

Weight

Weight
2404 - 2460 .lbs
2537 - 2616 .lbs

Horsepower

Horsepower
109 hp
120 hp

Torque

Torque
107 ft. lbs.
112 ft. lbs.

Fuel Capacity

Fuel Capacity
10.8 gal.
12.4 gal.

Combined

Combined
29 - 38 mpg
14 - 36 mpg

City

City
27 - 31 mpg
27 mpg

Highway

Highway
36 - 39 mpg
35 - 37 mpg

Manual Mode

Manual Mode
Not Available
Optional

Safety Features

Tech Specs

Vehicle Name

Vehicle Name
Nissan Versa Note - Nissan Versa Sedan
Ford Fiesta

Body Style

Body Style
Hatchback, Hatchback 2018.5, Sedan, Sedan 2018.5
Hatchback - Sedan

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive
Front Wheel Drive

EPA Classification

EPA Classification
Compact Cars - Mid-Size Cars
Subcompact Cars

Passenger Capacity

Passenger Capacity
5
5

Passenger Volume

Passenger Volume
90.2 - 94.1 ft³.
85.1 ft³.

Base Curb Weight

Base Curb Weight
2404 - 2460 lbs.
2537 - 2616 lbs.

Fuel Economy Est-Combined

Fuel Economy Est-Combined
30 - 34 mpg.
30 - 31 mpg.

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
27 - 31 mpg.
27 mpg.

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
36 - 39 mpg.
35 - 37 mpg.

Engine Type

Engine Type
Regular Unleaded I-4
Regular Unleaded I-4

Displacement

Displacement
1.6 L/98
1.6 L/97

Fuel System

Fuel System
Sequential MPI
Sequential MPI

Trans Type

Trans Type
1 - 5
5 - 6

Trans Description Cont.

Trans Description Cont.
CVT w/OD - Manual w/OD
Auto-Shift Manual w/OD - Manual w/OD

First Gear Ratio (:1)

First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.73 - 4.01 - 0.55
3.85 - 3.92

Reverse Ratio (:1)

Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.55 - 3.77
3.51 - 3.61

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.75 - 4.07
3.90 - 4.07

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
470
500

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
5.2 - 5.9
5.7 - 5.8

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
110
Not Available

Suspension Type - Front

Suspension Type - Front
Strut
Strut

Second Gear Ratio (:1)

Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.05
2.04 - 2.43

Suspension Type - Rear

Suspension Type - Rear
Torsion Beam
Torsion Beam

Third Gear Ratio (:1)

Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.39
1.28 - 1.44

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut
Strut

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.03
0.95 - 1.02

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Torsion Beam
Torsion Beam

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.82
0.76 - 0.87

Front Tire Size

Front Tire Size
P185/65HR15
P185/60HR15

Rear Tire Size

Rear Tire Size
P185/65HR15
P185/60HR15

Spare Tire Size

Spare Tire Size
Compact
Compact

Front Wheel Size

Front Wheel Size
15 X 5.5 in.
15 X 6 in.

Rear Wheel Size

Rear Wheel Size
15 X 5.5 in.
15 X 6 in.

Spare Wheel Size

Spare Wheel Size
Compact in.
Compact in.

Front Wheel Material

Front Wheel Material
Aluminum - Steel
Steel

Rear Wheel Material

Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum - Steel
Steel

Spare Wheel Material

Spare Wheel Material
Steel
Steel

Steering Type

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
34.2 - 34.8 ft.
34.4 ft.

Brake Type

Brake Type
Front Disc/Rear Drum
Front Disc/Rear Drum

Brake ABS System

Brake ABS System
4-Wheel
4-Wheel

Disc - Front

Disc - Front
Yes
Yes

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
10 in.
10.2 in.

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
8 in.
7.9 in.

Drum - Rear

Drum - Rear
Yes
Yes

Rear Drum Diam x Width

Rear Drum Diam x Width
8 in.
7.9 in.

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
10.8 gal.
12.4 gal.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
39.8 - 40.8 in.
39.1 in.

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
41.3 - 41.8 in.
42.2 in.

Front Shoulder Room

Front Shoulder Room
51.7 in.
52.7 in.

Front Hip Room

Front Hip Room
48.1 - 48.5 in.
50.6 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
36.6 - 38 in.
37.1 - 37.2 in.

Second Leg Room

Second Leg Room
37 - 38.3 in.
31.2 in.

Second Shoulder Room

Second Shoulder Room
51.9 in.
49 in.

Second Hip Room

Second Hip Room
46.2 - 48.8 in.
49.2 in.

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
102.4 in.
98 in.

Length, Overall

Length, Overall
163.7 - 175.4 in.
159.7 - 173.6 in.

Width, Max w/o mirrors

Width, Max w/o mirrors
66.7 in.
67.8 in.

Height, Overall

Height, Overall
59.6 - 60.5 in.
58 - 58.1 in.

Track Width, Front

Track Width, Front
58.3 in.
57.7 in.

Track Width, Rear

Track Width, Rear
58.5 in.
57.7 in.

Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up

Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up
18.8 ft³.
14.9 ft³.

Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down

Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down
38.3 ft³.
25.4 ft³.

Trunk Volume

Trunk Volume
14.9 ft³.
12.8 ft³.

Model Group

Model Group
Versa
Fiesta

Vehicle Segment

Vehicle Segment
Subcompact
Subcompact

Vehicle Type

Vehicle Type
Hatchback - Sedan
Hatchback - Sedan

Engine Displacement Units

Engine Displacement Units
1.6
1.6

Engine Camshaft

Engine Camshaft
DOHC
DOHC

Engine Block Type

Engine Block Type
aluminum
aluminum

Engine Cylinder Count

Engine Cylinder Count
4
4

Engine Valve Count

Engine Valve Count
4
4