2018 Nissan Versa  RealSafeCars51Safety Rating

#70 of 2018 Sedan/Hatchback/Wagons

#138 of all 2018 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. The Versa provides exceptional fuel efficiency for its class, saving your wallet and the environment. Nissan offers a 3-year, 36,000-mile basic warranty, and a 5-year, 60,000-mile powertrain warranty on its lineup.

The 2018 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 2018 Nissan Versa has a score of 51, implying a 0.08% chance of driver death (7.1% chance of injury).

We estimate that the 2018 Nissan Versa has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.08% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 9.131%, meaning the average driver has a 0.08% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 9.131% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2018 Nissan Versa is 71% more likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other sedans, hatchbacks, and wagons, the 2018 Nissan Versa is 58% more likely to result in a fatal accident.

And it is less safe than many comparable cars.

7146Nissan VersaChevrolet SparkFord FiestaKia RioMitsubishi MirageComparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2018 Nissan Versa with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 46 to 71. The 2018 Nissan Versa is less safe than the 2017 Chevrolet Spark, the 2018 Mitsubishi Mirage, the 2018 Kia Rio, and the 2018 Ford Fiesta.

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