2018 Nissan Versa Note  RealSafeCars73Safety Rating

#49 of 2018 Sedan/Hatchback/Wagons

#109 of all 2018 vehicles


Pictured: 2016 Nissan Versa Note
The Versa Note, introduced by Nissan in 2014, is a mini hatchback with seating up to 5. Having more than average horsepower for its class, the Versa Note packs some oomph. The Versa Note has offered Android Auto since 2019. 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 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 2018 Nissan Versa Note has a score of 73, implying a 0.051% chance of driver death (4.5% chance of injury).

We estimate that the 2018 Nissan Versa Note has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0506% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 5.7774%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0506% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 5.7774% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2018 Nissan Versa Note is 5% more likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other sedans, hatchbacks, and wagons, the 2018 Nissan Versa Note is 2% less likely to result in a fatal accident.


But it is safer than many comparable models.

7950Toyota Yaris iAHyundai AccentMitsubishi MirageKia RioHonda FitFord FiestaNissan Versa NoteToyota CorollaMazda 3Hyundai ElantraKia SoulVolkswagen JettaComparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2018 Nissan Versa Note with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 50 to 79. The 2018 Nissan Versa Note is safer than the 2018 Toyota Yaris iA, the 2018 Hyundai Accent, the 2018 Mitsubishi Mirage, the 2018 Kia Rio, the 2018 Honda Fit, the 2018 Ford Fiesta, the 2018 Volkswagen Jetta, the 2018 Kia Soul, and the 2018 Hyundai Elantra. It is about as safe as the 2018 Toyota Corolla.

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