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Nissan Versa vs. Toyota Corolla

When we compare the Nissan Versa to the Toyota Corolla, the Nissan Versa has the advantage in the areas of new vehicle base pricing, typical lower range of pricing for one- to five-year-old used cars, and interior volume. The Toyota Corolla has the advantage in the areas of fuel efficiency, overall quality score and base engine power. Based on this comparison of the Nissan Versa versus the Toyota Corolla, the two cars are fairly comparable.

Nissan Versa versus Toyota Corolla Pricing

A one- to five-year-old used Nissan Versa ranges from $15,001 to $21,945 while a used Toyota Corolla from the same model year range is priced between $17,595 to $25,770. For a new model, the Nissan Versa's price is between $17,516 and $20,725, with the Toyota Corolla priced between $21,203 and $26,200.

Nissan Versa versus Toyota Corolla Quality Rating

The iSeeCars Overall Quality rating for the Nissan Versa is 8.2 out of 10 while the Toyota Corolla's quality rating is 8.8 out of 10. This results in the Nissan Versa being ranked 7 out of 25 Best Small Cars and the Toyota Corolla being ranked 3 out of 25.

Nissan Versa versus Toyota Corolla Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency

For engine performance, the Nissan Versa’s base engine makes 122 horsepower, and the Toyota Corolla base engine makes 139 horsepower. The Versa is rated to deliver an average of 30 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 378 miles. The Corolla is rated to deliver an average of 33 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 502 miles. Both models use regular unleaded.

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2022 Nissan Versa

2022 Toyota Corolla

Pricing

New Asking Price:

$17,516 - $20,725

Used Asking Price:

$15,001 - $21,945

5-Year Depreciation (lower is better):

38.2%

Pricing

New Asking Price:

$21,203 - $26,200

Used Asking Price:

$17,595 - $25,770

5-Year Depreciation (lower is better):

32.8%

iSeeCars Scores & Rankings

Overall Score:

8.2 / 10

Reliability:

7.5 / 10

Retained Value:

8.2 / 10

Safety:

8.9 / 10

iSeeCars Scores & Rankings

Overall Score:

8.8 / 10

Reliability:

8.5 / 10

Retained Value:

8.8 / 10

Safety:

9.0 / 10

iSeeCars Rankings

6 / 25
7 / 25
11 / 25
15 / 25

iSeeCars Rankings

3 / 25
3 / 25
8 / 25
12 / 25

Summary Review

Not yet available

Summary Review

Not yet available

Pros and Cons

Not yet available

Pros and Cons

Not yet available

Available Body Styles

Sedan

Available Body Styles

Sedan

Available Drivetrain Options

Gasoline

Available Drivetrain Options

Gasoline

Trim Levels

S, SR, SV

Trim Levels

SE Apex, L, XSE, SE, SE Nightshade Edition, XLE, LE, XSE Apex

Warranty Information

Warranty, Bumper-to-Bumper:

3 years / 36000 miles

Warranty, Powertrain

5 years / 60000 miles

Warranty, Roadside Assistance:

3 years / 36000 miles

Warranty Information

Warranty, Bumper-to-Bumper:

3 years / 36000 miles

Warranty, Powertrain

5 years / 60000 miles

Warranty, Roadside Assistance:

2 years

Safety Ratings

NHTSA Safety Rating (last 5 year average):

4.47 out of 5 Stars

IIHS Safety Rating:

Not yet available

Safety Ratings

NHTSA Safety Rating (last 5 year average):

5 out of 5 Stars

IIHS Safety Rating:

TOP SAFETY PICK

Base Drivetrain Specifications

Horsepower:

122 hp @ 6300 rpm

Torque:

114 foot-lbs @ 4000 rpm

Power-to-Weight Ratio (higher is better):

0.047 hp per pound

Base Drivetrain Specifications

Horsepower:

139 hp @ 6100 rpm

Torque:

126 foot-lbs @ 3900 rpm

Power-to-Weight Ratio (higher is better):

0.048 hp per pound

Engine Specifications

Engine Size:

1.6 liters

Engine Configuration:

Inline

Number of Cylinders:

4

Transmission:

Manual

Standard/Optional Drivetrain Type:

FWD

EPA Fuel Economy (City/Highway/Combined MPG):

27 / 35 / 30

Range (city/hwy):

292 / 378 miles

Recommended Fuel Type:

Regular Unleaded

Engine Specifications

Engine Size:

1.8 liters

Engine Configuration:

Inline

Number of Cylinders:

4

Transmission:

Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT Automatic)

Standard/Optional Drivetrain Type:

FWD

EPA Fuel Economy (City/Highway/Combined MPG):

30 / 38 / 33

Range (city/hwy):

396 / 502 miles

Recommended Fuel Type:

Regular Unleaded

Standard/Optional Features

Apple CarPlay:

Available

Android Auto:

Available

Wireless Smartphone Charging:

N/A

Keyless Entry:

Standard

Keyless Ignition:

Available

Adaptive Cruise Control:

Available

Heated Seats:

Available

Cooled/Ventilated Seats:

N/A

Leather Upholstery:

N/A

Navigation System:

N/A

Sunroof/Moonroof:

N/A

Heated Steering Wheel:

N/A

Standard/Optional Features

Apple CarPlay:

Standard

Android Auto:

Standard

Wireless Smartphone Charging:

Available

Keyless Entry:

Available

Keyless Ignition:

Available

Adaptive Cruise Control:

Standard

Heated Seats:

Available

Cooled/Ventilated Seats:

N/A

Leather Upholstery:

Available

Navigation System:

Available

Sunroof/Moonroof:

Available

Heated Steering Wheel:

N/A

Safety Equipment

Forward Collision Warning:

Standard

Pedestrian Detection:

Standard

Lane Departure Warning:

Standard

Lane Keeping Assist:

N/A

Blind Spot Monitoring:

Available

Rear Cross-Traffic Alert:

Available

360-Degree Camera:

N/A

Rear Seat Reminder:

Available

Driver Attention Monitoring:

Available

Safety Equipment

Forward Collision Warning:

Standard

Pedestrian Detection:

Standard

Lane Departure Warning:

Standard

Lane Keeping Assist:

Standard

Blind Spot Monitoring:

Available

Rear Cross-Traffic Alert:

Available

360-Degree Camera:

N/A

Rear Seat Reminder:

N/A

Driver Attention Monitoring:

N/A

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room:

39.5 inches

Front Leg Room:

44.5 inches

Front Shoulder Room:

53.1 inches

Rear Head Room:

36.3 inches

Rear Leg Room:

31 inches

Rear Shoulder Room:

53.6 inches

Cargo Space:

14.7 cubic feet

Overall Interior Volume:

88.9 cubic feet

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room:

38.3 inches

Front Leg Room:

42 inches

Front Shoulder Room:

54 inches

Rear Head Room:

37.1 inches

Rear Leg Room:

34.8 inches

Rear Shoulder Room:

51.7 inches

Cargo Space:

13.1 cubic feet

Overall Interior Volume:

88.6 cubic feet

Exterior Dimensions

Curb Weight:

2599 lbs

Width:

68.5 inches

Height:

57.3 inches

Length:

177 inches

Wheelbase:

103.1 inches

Ground Clearance:

6.8 inches

Exterior Dimensions

Curb Weight:

2910 lbs

Width:

70.1 inches

Height:

56.5 inches

Length:

182.3 inches

Wheelbase:

106.3 inches

Ground Clearance:

5.3 inches

Standard Wheel/Tire Information

Wheel Size:

15.0 x 6.5 inches

Wheel Type:

steel

Tire Size:

195/65R15

Standard Wheel/Tire Information

Wheel Size:

15.0 x 6.5 inches

Wheel Type:

steel

Tire Size:

P195/65R15