2016 Nissan Versa Note  RealSafeCars73Safety Rating

#61 of 2016 Sedan/Hatchback/Wagons

#115 of all 2016 vehicles

The Versa Note, which Nissan introduced in 2014, is a mini hatchback with seating up to 5. Strong on technology, it has offered Android Auto since 2019. Having better than average EPA (miles per gallon) for its class, it reduces fuel costs and pollution. The Nissan Versa Note has some real zest, surpassing typical horsepower for its class. Nissan offers a 3-year, 36,000-mile basic warranty, and a 5-year, 60,000-mile powertrain warranty on its lineup.

The 2016 Nissan Versa Note is below average 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 2016 Nissan Versa Note has a score of 73, implying a 0.051% chance of driver death (4.6% chance of injury).

We estimate that the 2016 Nissan Versa Note has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.051% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 5.8238%, meaning the average driver has a 0.051% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 5.8238% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2016 Nissan Versa Note is 9% more likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other sedans, hatchbacks, and wagons, the 2016 Nissan Versa Note is 1% more likely to result in a fatal accident.

But it is safer than many comparable models.

8429Hyundai AccentToyota iAFIAT 500Chevrolet SparkKia RioNissan SentraNissan Versa NoteFord FiestaKia SoulChevrolet SonicHonda FitToyota YarisComparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2016 Nissan Versa Note with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 29 to 84. The 2016 Nissan Versa Note is safer than the 2016 Hyundai Accent, the 2016 Toyota iA, the 2016 FIAT 500, the 2016 Chevrolet Spark, the 2016 Kia Rio, the 2016 Nissan Sentra, the 2016 Toyota Yaris, the 2016 Honda Fit, the 2016 Chevrolet Sonic, the 2016 Kia Soul, and the 2016 Ford Fiesta.

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