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 |  Apr 05 2014, 8:24 AM

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Nissan will lift the cover off its face lifted 2015 Versa sedan at this year’s New York Auto Show.

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 |  Nov 21 2012, 3:32 PM

For the second year in a row, Nissan is proud to announce that its Versa Sedan model will feature the lowest starting MSRP in the U.S. with a $11,990 price tag before a $790 delivery fee.

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 |  Mar 08 2012, 5:32 PM

The 2012 Nissan Versa is not only one of the cheapest new cars for sale in North America, but it is also one of the safest.

The Insurance Institute of Highway Safety (IIHS) has just awarded the new Versa sedan its top scoring honor of “Good” for front, rear, and side impact protection. It also was given the “Good” rating for the roof strength test, which looks at how a car would behave in case of a roll-over. These scores landed the Versa on the IIHS ‘top safety pick list’ for 2012.

The IIHS also looked at the safety features the Versa sedan comes with as standard, like six air-bags, ABS brakes with electronic brake force distribution, vehicle dynamic control and traction control. Not bad for a car that has a base price of $10,990.

AutoGuide tested the Versa sedan a few months ago, and we were quite impressed with its spacious interior, its fuel economy and its entry price point.

 |  Oct 18 2011, 2:45 PM

10. Toyota Yaris 3-Door: $14,115


You can sound polite and say “inexpensive” but if you’re strapped for cash, the most important question when shopping for a new car is: what’s the cheapest car on the market? AutoGuide has got the answer, along with the nine runners up.

Toyota‘s warmed-over Yaris makes the 10th spot on our list with a base price of $14,115 for the 3-door model. The pricier 5-door will run you $15,150.

Using a 1.5-liter 4-cylinder like many of its counterparts the Yaris makes 106-hp and is rated at 38-mpg on the highway making it one of the most efficient models in its class, but not the most efficient. Growing three inches overall, Toyota claims the new car has 68 percent more cargo room than the outgoing model, which it shares a near-identical resemblance with. Standard on all models is air conditioning, nine airbags and power windows.