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2017 Nissan Versa vs 2017 Honda Fit near Romeoville, IL

2017 Nissan Versa vs 2017 Honda Fit near Romeoville, IL

*Vehicle shown above is the 2017 Nissan Versa SL in Graphite Blue.

The subcompact car segment is booming with choices, so we understand that finding the ideal ride in the class can be difficult. To help you out with the competition, we at Thomas Nissan of Joliet put together a comparison between two of the top contenders: the 2017 Nissan Versa vs the 2017 Honda Fit. And, in more ways than one, the Versa takes the crown.

To start off this friendly battle, we’ll take a look at safety. A well-protected ride is always high on the list for many car buyers, and we see that the Versa comes equipped with a couple of amenities that are absent in the Fit. In the event of a collision, the Nissan Versa boasts an energy-absorbing steering column. Meaning, it automatically retracts to prevent any serious injuries from happening to the driver. Furthermore, the Versa offers an available Easy-Fill Tire Alert1 function with its Tire Pressure Monitoring System2. When one of your tires becomes critically low, the system will let you know which tire it is exactly with a beep. Unfortunately, you won’t find either of these innovations in the Honda Fit.

Next up in our comparison between the 2017 Versa and the Honda Fit near Romeoville, IL, we will discuss exterior features. Although the Fit tries to pull ahead, it falls incredible short. Equipped on both subcompact models is a rear spoiler. The Nissan Versa, however, does one better by also integrating an LED brake light for an added safety measure. The Fit doesn’t boast such a feature with its spoiler. Another amenity that the Versa offers, and that the Fit doesn’t, is a remote trunk release. Located on your key, you’ll be able to open the trunk lid nearly effortlessly with just the push of a button.

When it comes to technology, the Nissan Versa proves to be ahead of the game. As an optional amenity, the Versa offers smartphone integration with Apple CarPlay™3 via available NissanConnectSM4. With this equipped, you’ll be able to access your favorite applications in an easy and safe manner. The Honda Fit doesn’t offer this feature in any of its trims. Although both models do boast SiriusXM® Satellite Radio5,6, the Versa packs on just a bit more. In the 2017 Nissan Versa, you can opt for SiriusXM® Traffic7 and Travel Link®7, allowing you to engage with an assortment of amenities, such as weather, traffic, and the like. Once again, you won’t find either of these in the 2017 Honda Fit.

This concludes our comparison of the 2017 Nissan Versa vs 2017 Honda Fit near Romeoville, IL. And, it’s clear to see who the winner is: the Nissan Versa! Come experience it today at Thomas Nissan of Joliet! We look forward to working with you soon. 


Cockpit of the Nissan Versa

The Versa Commodious Cabin

Contact Information


Dealership Information

Sales Hours

(815) 741-5353

Crash-Test Ratings

2017 Nissan Versa 4 DR FWD

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Side Crash Overall
N/A
Side Barrier Overall
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Side Barrier Driver
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Side Barrier Passenger
N/A
Side Pole Driver
N/A
Side Combined Front
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Side Combined Rear
N/A
Rollover
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  • Features
  • Specs

Features

Features

  • Mechanical
  • Comfort
  • Technology
  • Exterior
  • Safety
  • Interior

Mechanical

Drivetrain

Axle ratio 4.07

Brakes

Rear brake type drum
Rear brake diameter 8.0
Front brake diameter 10.0
Front brake type ventilated disc
Braking assist
Electronic brakeforce distribution
ABS 4-wheel
Power brakes
Front brake width 0.87

Suspension

Front suspension classification independent
Rear suspension classification semi-independent
Rear suspension type torsion beam
Rear spring type coil
Front spring type coil
Front suspension type lower control arms
Front stabilizer bar diameter 22 mm
Rear stabilizer bar diameter 20 mm
Rear shock type gas
Front shock type gas
Front struts

Stability and Traction

Stability control
Traction control

Engine

Spark plugs platinum tipped
Alternator 110 amps
Battery saver
Battery maintenance-free

Comfort

Comfort Features

Shift knob trim urethane
Floor material carpet, cargo area carpet
Steering wheel trim urethane

Convenience Features

Cupholders front, rear
Steering wheel tilt
Vanity mirrors driver
Power steering variable/speed-proportional
Cargo area light
Retained accessory power
Steering wheel mounted controls audio, phone
Rearview mirror manual day/night
Power outlet(s) 12V front
Assist handle rear, front
Storage door pockets
Multi-function remote trunk release

Air Conditioning

Front air conditioning zones single
Front air conditioning

Technology

Instrumentation

Trip computer
Clock
Gauge tachometer
Digital odometer
Fuel economy display MPG, range
Warnings and reminders low fuel level, maintenance due, tire fill alert
Trip odometer

Audio System

Antenna type mast
In-Dash CD single disc, MP3 Playback
Total speakers 4
Radio AM/FM
Radio data system
Speed sensitive volume control
Auxiliary audio input jack

Telematics

Wireless data link Bluetooth

Exterior

Tires and Rims

Spare tire size temporary
Wheel covers full
Tire type all season
Wheels steel
Spare tire mount location inside
Spare wheel type steel
Tire Pressure Monitoring System

Windows

Front wipers intermittent
Window defogger rear
Laminated glass acoustic

Exterior Features

Door handle color black
Front bumper color body-color
Mirror color body-color
Headlight bezel color chrome
Grille color black, chrome accents
Rear bumper color body-color
Window trim black

Lights

Taillights rear center
Headlights halogen

Safety

Airbags

Airbag deactivation occupant sensing passenger
Side airbags front
Front airbags dual
Side curtain airbags front, rear

Safety

Child safety door locks
Child seat anchors LATCH system
Energy absorbing steering column
Body side reinforcements side impact door beams
Emergency interior trunk release
Impact absorbing bumpers
Crumple zones front, rear

Mirrors

Side mirror adjustments power, manual folding

Interior

Seats

Front headrests integrated, 2
Rear headrests 2, adjustable
Driver seat manual adjustments 4, reclining
Passenger seat manual adjustments 4, reclining
Front seat type bucket
Upholstery cloth
Rear seat type bench

Seatbelts

Seatbelt pretensioners front
Seatbelt force limiters front
Emergency locking retractors rear, front
Seatbelt warning sensor front
Rear seatbelts 3-point
Front seatbelts 3-point

Steering

Turns lock-to-lock 3.0
Steering ratio 16.8

Specs

Specs

Drive Type

Drive Type FWD

Seating

Standard Seating 5
Max Seating 5
Head Room (front) 39.8 in
Head Room (rear) 36.6 in
Hip Room (front) 48.1 in
Hip Room (rear) 46.2 in
Shoulder Room (front) 51.7 in
Shoulder Room (rear) 51.9 in
Leg Room (front) 41.8 in
Leg Room (rear) 37 in
Seating Rows 2

Measurements of Size & Shape

Length 175.4 in
Width 66.7 in
Width (without mirrors) 66.7 in
Height 59.6 in
Wheelbase 102.4 in
Ground Clearance 6.8 in
Angle of Approach 19.1 degrees
Angle of Departure 20.5 degrees
Track Width (front) 58.3 in
Track Width (rear) 58.5 in

Measurements of Weight

Gross Vehicle Weight Rating 3338 lbs
Gross Vehicle Weight Range 3001-4000 lbs
Curb Weight 2421 lbs

Interior Dimensions

Cargo Volume 14.9 cu ft
Interior Volume 105.1 cu ft
Passenger Volume 90.2 cu ft

Performance Specifications

Aerodynamic Drag 0.32 Cd
Turning Circle 34.8 ft

Fuel Tanks

Fuel Capacity 10.8 Gallons

Wheels and Tires

Front Tire Type P185/65R15
Front Wheel Diameter 15.0 x 5.5 in
Rear Tire Type P185/65R15
Rear Wheel Diameter 15.0 x 5.5 in

Green Score

EPA Green Score ( Federal Tier 3 Bin 125 ?
EPA and California-required standards. The names refer to tables of numerical limits for the various air pollutants allowed by the standards.
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Fuel Type Gasoline
Air Pollution Score ?
The Air Pollution Score is based on the government emission standards for which the vehicle was certified to comply with and reflects vehicle tailpipe emissions that contribute to local and regional air pollution, creating problems such as haze, and health issues.
6
1
6
10
Greenhouse Gas Score ?
This score reflects fuel emissions of carbon dioxide (CO2) and other greenhouse gases.
7
1
7
10
Smartway ?
SmartWay is a designation earned by those vehicles that have combined Air Pollution and Greenhouse Gas Scores that place them in the top tier (approximately the top 20%) of environmental performers. SmartWay Elite is reserved for the best of the best.
Yes

EPA Green Score ( LEV-II ULEV ?
EPA and California-required standards. The names refer to tables of numerical limits for the various air pollutants allowed by the standards.
)

Fuel Type Gasoline
Air Pollution Score ?
The Air Pollution Score is based on the government emission standards for which the vehicle was certified to comply with and reflects vehicle tailpipe emissions that contribute to local and regional air pollution, creating problems such as haze, and health issues.
6
1
6
10
Greenhouse Gas Score ?
This score reflects fuel emissions of carbon dioxide (CO2) and other greenhouse gases.
7
1
7
10
Smartway ?
SmartWay is a designation earned by those vehicles that have combined Air Pollution and Greenhouse Gas Scores that place them in the top tier (approximately the top 20%) of environmental performers. SmartWay Elite is reserved for the best of the best.
Yes

Awards

Award
Best Compact Cars (2017 Model)
- Automotive Science Group

Award
Best Environmental Performance Brand (2017 Model)
- Automotive Science Group

Award
Best Fleet Value in America: Passenger Cars (2017 Model)
- Vincentric

Award
Best Vehicles By Class: Compact Cars (2017 Model)
- GreenerCars.org

Award
Vehicle Satisfaction Award: Economy Car (2017 Model)
- Auto Pacific

Additional Vehicle Information

Testimonials

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3-27-2016
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he experience my fiance and I had at Thomas Nissan was hands down, by far the best dealer experience we've ever had. Matt Richards did a great job helping us with our purchase. He was very professional, courteous, friendly and knowledgeable. Colin in finance, went above and beyond to help get my fiance and I financed. I will definitely choose Thomas Nissan the next time I am in the market for a vehicle.

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1. Vehicle must be on for the Easy-Fill Tire Alert to operate.

2. TPMS is not a substitute for regular tire pressure checks.

3. Available feature. Driving is serious business and requires your full attention. Only use feature when safe to do so. Compatible iPhone required. Availability of specific feature is dependent upon the phone’s Bluetooth® support. Please refer to your phone owner’s manual for details. Bluetooth word mark and logos are owned by Bluetooth SIG, Inc. and any use of such marks by Nissan is under license. See http://www.nissanusa.com/bluetooth for details. Text rates and/or data usage may apply. Services/features are provided by independent companies not within Nissan’s control. Should service provider terminate/restrict service/feature, service/feature may be suspended or terminated without notice or liability to Nissan and/or its agents. Nissan not responsible for any equipment replacement or upgrades, or associated costs, that may be required for continued operation due to service/feature changes. Apple’s terms and privacy statements apply. Apple CarPlay is a registered trademark of Apple, Inc.

4. Driving is serious business. Only use features when safe to do so. App availability is dependent upon vehicle model, trim level, packaging, and/or options. See NissanUSA.com/connect for complete app availability details. Never program while driving. GPS mapping may not be detailed in all areas or reflect current road status. Compatible smartphone required. Cellular network and GPS signals not available in all areas and/or at all times. Technology is evolving, and changes by independent companies are not within Nissan’s control. Nissan is not responsible for associated costs that may be required for continued operation due to cellular network termination (including equipment upgrades, if available, or roaming charges on alternative networks) or other third party changes. Should a third party provider terminate/restrict service, service may be terminated without notice and with no liability to Nissan and its agents or affiliates. Subscription Agreement required and terms and conditions of Subscription Agreement apply. See NissanUSA.com/connect for details. Text rates and/or data usage may apply.

5. Required monthly subscriptions sold separately for each available SiriusXM feature after trial period, and are continuous until you call SiriusXM to cancel. Installation costs, one-time activation fee, other fees and taxes will apply. Each SiriusXM feature availability is dependent upon vehicle model, trim level, packaging, and/or options, and may only be available in select markets. Satellite Radio U.S. service, NavWeather® service, and SiriusXM® Travel Link® services (if any of the foregoing features are equipped on vehicle) available only to those 18 or older in the 48 contiguous states and D.C. Fees and programming subject to change. Subscriptions governed by Customer Agreement available at siriusxm.com. ©2016 Sirius XM Radio Inc. Sirius®, XM® and all related marks and logos are trademarks of Sirius XM Radio Inc.

6. SiriusXM® services require a subscription after any trial period. If you decide to continue your SiriusXM® service at the end of your trial subscription, the plan you choose will automatically renew and bill at then-current rates until you call SiriusXM® at 1-866-635-2349 to cancel. See our Customer Agreement for complete terms at www.siriusxm.com. Fees and programming subject to change. XM satellite service is available only to those at least 18 years and older in the 48 contiguous United States and D.C. ©2016 SiriusXM® Radio Inc. Sirius®, XM and all related marks and logos are trademarks of SiriusXM®Radio Inc.

7. Required monthly subscriptions sold separately for each available SiriusXM feature after trial period, and are continuous until you call SiriusXM to cancel. Installation costs, one-time activation fee, other fees and taxes will apply. Each SiriusXM feature availability is dependent upon vehicle model, trim level, packaging, and/or options, and may only be available in select markets. Satellite Radio U.S. service, NavWeather® service, and SiriusXM® Travel Link® services (if any of the foregoing features are equipped on vehicle) available only to those 18 or older in the 48 contiguous states and D.C. Fees and programming subject to change. Subscriptions governed by Customer Agreement available at siriusxm.com. ©2016 Sirius XM Radio Inc. Sirius®, XM® and all related marks and logos are trademarks of Sirius XM Radio Inc.