2010 Nissan Versa  RealSafeCars50Safety Rating

#88 of 2010 Sedan/Hatchback/Wagons

#157 of all 2010 vehicles


Pictured: 2020 Nissan Versa
The Versa, a mainstay of Nissan's lineup since 2007, is a small sedan/hatchback with seating up to 5. The Versa has offered Android Auto since 2019 and Apple CarPlay since 2020. Nissan offers a 3-year, 36,000-mile basic warranty, and a 5-year, 60,000-mile powertrain warranty on its lineup.


The 2010 Nissan Versa is very unsafe compared to all vehicles.

Comparison to all vehicles.  This plot shows RSC safety scores on the horizontal axis vs. the number of vehicles with each safety score (depicted by bar height and percentages at the bottom). Colors reflect vehicle safety, ranging from red (not that safe) to green (safer). For reference, a score of 0 implies a 0.15% chance of driver death (13% chance of driver injury) over 15 years, and a score of 100 reflects a 0.016% chance (1.4% chance of driver injury). The 2010 Nissan Versa has a score of 50, implying a 0.082% chance of driver death (7.3% chance of injury).

We estimate that the 2010 Nissan Versa has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0816% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 9.3132%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0816% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 9.3132% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2010 Nissan Versa is 70% more likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other sedans, hatchbacks, and wagons, the 2010 Nissan Versa is 59% more likely to result in a fatal accident.


But it is safer than many comparable models.

5820Chevrolet AveoKia RioNissan VersaHyundai AccentComparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2010 Nissan Versa with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 20 to 58. The 2010 Nissan Versa is safer than the 2010 Chevrolet Aveo, the 2010 Kia Rio, and the 2010 Hyundai Accent.

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