This Is Not The 2012 Nissan Versa… Or Is It?

Edward Niedermeyer
by Edward Niedermeyer

Like most auto industry executives, the 2012 Nissan Tiida (Versa) had a choice to make this week: Shanghai or New York? China or Chinatown? Central Park or YuYuan Garden? Reuben or Xiaolongbao? Decisions, decisions. Speaking of which, we’re not even positive at this point that this Chinese-market Tiida (just revealed at the Shanghai show) is the same car as the US-market Versa that’s set to debut in Detroit. Either way, expect the Versa to be offered as a Compact (C-Segment) model, as its smaller brother, the Micra, is set to arrive in the US within the next 12 months or so to take over subcompact duty…





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  • Katrina Jones Katrina Jones on Apr 22, 2011

    i think Nissan design is heading the way of the korean cars of old… boring, safe, unimaginative, uncle, ugly even. What irks me is that this same company can produce gems like Fairlady Z, Murano, and this beauty

  • Katrina Jones Katrina Jones on May 10, 2011

    It’s too bad the best your beloved GM can do is a 3900lb understeering pig. Thanks Trucks for Sale

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  • Michael S6 Somewhat shocking that Tesla has maintained its sky high stock valuation. The faithful continue to have unshakeable faith in Musk. Tesla models are in dire need of redesign to be competitive although the model 3 recently got a refresh. I test drove a model S six months ago and it's was very nice driving car. However, the interior was very underwhelming in quality of materials and design. There is absence of physical controls such as a turning stalk, and the rear seat was uncomfortable. Tesla would have been in much better shape if they redesigned its current models to face the competition, rather than spending so much money creating a Cybertruck.
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