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2016 Ford Fiesta vs 2016 Nissan Versa

Efficiency
Features
Performance
Safety
Technical
Usability
2016 Nissan Versa
2016 Ford Fiesta
          Get more RPMs and more MPGs in the 2016 Ford Fiesta.

Efficiency

If you're trying to pinch pennies, every mile per gallon toward better fuel economy counts, including the 3 between the 2016 Ford Fiesta and the 2016 Nissan Versa on the highway. After all, the average American drives more than 13,000 miles a year - here's to more driving, and less stopping for gas1.
2016 Ford FiestaVS2016 Nissan Versa432EPA Estimated Highway MPG403

Features

While they're not as popular in more mild areas, in frigid climates many drivers find heated seats, a standard feature on the 2016 Ford Fiesta4, quite necessary. If you want heated seats on the 2016 Nissan Versa, though, you'll have to pay extra for them.
The refinement and luxury of leather seating is a standard feature in the 2016 Ford Fiesta4, but it's only available as an add-on option in the 2016 Nissan Versa.
A state-of-the-art premium sound system designed with audiophiles in mind - enjoy concert-quality sound standard on the 2016 Ford Fiesta4. Want it on the 2016 Nissan Versa? You'll have to pay extra.
No more parallel parking jitters - the Rear Parking Aid, standard on the 2016 Ford Fiesta4, can help guide you into the perfect parking spot, signaling when you're getting too close to the curb, or other cars. Unless you enjoy the parallel parking jitters, in which case, choose the 2016 Nissan Versa, and don't pay extra for the rear parking aid option.
The 2016 Ford Fiesta's2 optional sunroof lets the light in on even the gloomiest day. Sadly, the 2016 Nissan Versa doesn't come with a sunroof, no matter how nicely you ask for one.
2016 Ford FiestaVS2016 Nissan Versastandard4Heated Front Seatsstandard4Leather Seatingstandard4Premium Sound Systemstandard4Rear Parking Aidoptional2Sunroof

Performance

Stopping power is important too, and the clear winner in this category is the 2016 Ford Fiesta5, with 4 more horses in braking power per ton than 2016 Nissan Versa6, giving you confidence on even the steepest of grades.
Want more power and higher top speeds? Consider the 2016 Ford Fiesta5, boasting 88 more horses and 53 more horses per ton than the 2016 Nissan Versa6.
The 2016 Ford Fiesta's5 increased torque - 2025 lb.-ft. vs. 1076 lb.-ft. - can mean the difference between easy going and a sluggish ride.
2016 Ford FiestaVS2016 Nissan Versa1375Braking Power Per Ton13361975Horsepower10961455Horsepower Per Ton9262025Torque1076

Safety

The safety and durability of front and rear disc brakes come standard on the 2016 Ford Fiesta5, but not on the 2016 Nissan Versa.
2016 Ford FiestaVS2016 Nissan Versahas5Front and Rear Disc Brakes

Technical

Enjoy the increased safety, fuel economy, and yes, fun, of the 2016 Ford Fiesta's2 optional turbocharged engine. Sadly, turbo isn't an option on the 2016 Nissan Versa.
2016 Ford FiestaVS2016 Nissan Versahas2Turbocharged

Usability

Who wouldn't want more miles between fill-ups? With a 82 miles higher estimated combined tank range, the 2016 Ford Fiesta2 will keep you on the road longer than the 2016 Nissan Versa3.
Offering 2 more inches in combined rear head and rear leg room than the 2016 Nissan Versa6, the 2016 Ford Fiesta7 is roomy enough for even the tallest of your passengers to travel in comfort. Bye-bye cramped "airplane-legs," hello rear passenger comfort.
2016 Ford FiestaVS2016 Nissan Versa4322Estimated Combined Tank Range3503377Rear Head Room366377Rear Leg Room366
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