2020 Nissan Versa: Redesigned & It Looks So Good

For fans of the car (and there are a lot of you out there), Nissan’s redesigned 2020 Versa should leave you happy as a clam. It’s been updated beyond belief, with new features that place the compact Versa stylistically close to its mid-size cousin, the Altima. Versa’s 2020 facelift is more than mere cosmetics; Nissan’s small sedan revs up the horsepower and adds a generous safety package, too. Let’s take a look at what the 2020 Nissan Versa has to offer.


Nissan Versa’s fancy new profile is wider and longer than its predecessor’s, and it even sits a little lower, giving it a more substantial appearance. Its exterior design also features a sleek floating roof. Add front and rear fender flare over the tires, and the 2020 Versa car is definitely a dressier version of its former self. (Nissan also offers the redesigned Versa in eight colors, our favorite being Monarch Orange Metallic.)


Versa’s user-friendly dash components offer NissanConnect, allowing you to connect your smartphone device and manage the controls from the steering wheel. Apple CarPlay’s voice control lets you get the answers you need without distraction (just ask Siri) and Android Auto connects you with apps like Google Maps for quick and efficient assistance.

Versa Interior

Advanced Drive Assist provides a full-color display of fuel levels, tachometer, lane assist, and playlists in one easily viewable, well-lit location. You can also preset the ideal cabin temperature using the Versa’s available Automatic Temperature Control system.

Add roomy interior seating, a generous amount of additional cargo space, and smart storage for carrying all the incidentals, and the 2020 Nissan Versa makes a statement as one of the nicest new sedans to grace the road. With the 2020 Versa’s updated interior materials and layout, it’s easy to forget you’re in an economical, compact car.


While Nissan opted to remain with a single engine choice, it has added considerable power to that powertrain. The once-109-horsepower four-cylinder is now featured as a 1.6-liter 122 horsepower engine that pairs with one of two options transmissions: CVT or five-speed manual configuration.

The new Versa’s fuel economy remains environmentally responsible even as horsepower grew. It’s rated at 32 mpg in the city and 40 on the highway, with 35 mpg overall according to the EPA. Last year’s Versa earned an overall mpg rating of 32.


The safety lineup on the new Versa makes it a definite competitor in the subcompact territory. For starters, it includes Lane Departure Warning and several automatic features, including Automatic Emergency Braking with Pedestrian Detection, High Beam Assist, and Rear Automatic Braking. Rear Door Alert, Intelligent Driver Alertness, Intelligent Cruise Control, and more driver-assist features are also available under the Nissan Safety Shield 360 suite.

Nissan’s Hill Start Assist helps ensure you don’t roll backward when stopped on a hill. It automatically provides a few seconds of brake pressure to allow you to move your foot from the brake to the accelerator.

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When you’re ready to see what the 2020 Nissan Versa redesign is all about, stop by Jim Burke Nissan at 1300 3rd Ave N in Birmingham for a test drive or to get a deal on a new Nissan. Our professional auto sales team is always available to answer any questions. Contact our Birmingham dealership through our online form or by dialing (205) 588-6287. We serve all of Birmingham, including drivers in the areas of Hoover and Tuscaloosa, AL.

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