NASHVILLE, Tenn. - The all-new 2014 Nissan Versa Note™ was named today to the top spot on Kelley Blue Book's KBB.com's list of 10 Best Back-to-School Cars of 2013. Each year, editors at Kelley Blue Book's KBB.com, a leading provider of new and used car information, develop their list of the 10 Best Back-to-School Cars based on characteristics that cater to an average student's lifestyle. The publication credited the Versa Note's cost efficiency, sleek design and overall technology offerings as primary factors for the vehicle's top ranking.
"The all-new Versa Note offers the ideal combination of versatility, style and technology, all at an attractive price point for the budget-savvy student heading back to campus this fall," said Jon Brancheau, vice president, Marketing, Nissan North America, Inc. "The Versa Note's modern styling provides enhanced aerodynamics for improved fuel economy while its dramatic shape and proportions add an energetic look to reflect the active lives of its target consumers."
The all-new Versa Note seats up to five people and boasts substantial 40 miles per gallon (mpg) highway fuel economy, best-in-class 31 mpg city/35 mpg combined fuel economy on CVT-equipped models. Starting at $13,990, the vehicle features best-in-class interior volume with 18.8 cubic feet of cargo space, plus segment-leading front headroom and rear legroom that is nearly 4 inches longer than its nearest competitor. Smart packaging is further facilitated by Divide-N-Hide® Adjustable floor.
The all-new Versa Note offers a variety of technological features, including available class-exclusive Around View® monitor, available Bluetooth® Hands-Free Phone System, available Nissan Intelligent Key with Push Button Start and available Heated Front Seats. Also available on the SL Tech Package is NissanConnectSM with Navigation which includes a suite of phone connectivity features such as Hands-free Text Messaging Assistant, Streaming Audio via Bluetooth®, Pandora® Radio Compatibility and two Google® services: real-time POI search and Send-to-Car.