How does a 2017 Nissan Versa Note compare to its competition in Safety Near Dublin, GA?


 
  • Childre Nissan Journal
  • Sep 3rd 2017 - 351 days ago
  • Dublin, GA
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Compared To Toyota Prius c 2017



For enhanced safety, the front seat shoulder belts of the Nissan Versa Note are height-adjustable to accommodate a wide variety of driver and passenger heights. A better fit can prevent injuries and the increased comfort also encourages passengers to buckle up. The Toyota Prius c doesn’t offer height-adjustable seat belts.

The Versa Note SL has a standard Around View® Monitor to allow the driver to see objects all around the vehicle on a screen. The Prius c only offers a rear monitor.

Both the Versa Note and the Prius c have standard driver and passenger frontal airbags, front side-impact airbags, side-impact head airbags, front seatbelt pretensioners, front wheel drive, plastic fuel tanks, four-wheel antilock brakes, traction control and electronic stability systems to prevent skidding.

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration does side impact tests on new vehicles. In this test, which crashes the vehicle into a flat barrier at 38.5 MPH and into a post at 20 MPH, results indicate that the Nissan Versa Note is safer than the Toyota Prius c:

 

Versa Note

Prius c

OVERALL STARS

5 Stars

4 Stars

 

Front Seat

STARS

5 Stars

4 Stars

HIC

136

216

Chest Movement

1.2 inches

1.4 inches

Abdominal Force

225 G’s

276 G’s

 

Rear Seat

STARS

5 Stars

4 Stars

HIC

271

374

Spine Acceleration

67 G’s

90 G’s

Hip Force

842 lbs.

991 lbs.

 

Into Pole

STARS

5 Stars

5 Stars

HIC

195

198

Spine Acceleration

34 G’s

49 G’s

Hip Force

641 lbs.

922 lbs.

New test not comparable to pre-2011 test results. More stars = Better. Lower test results = Better.




Compared To Chevrolet Sonic 2017



The Versa Note SL has a standard Around View® Monitor to allow the driver to see objects all around the vehicle on a screen. The Sonic only offers a rear monitor and rear parking sensors that beep or flash a light. That doesn’t help with obstacles to the front or sides.

Both the Versa Note and the Sonic have standard driver and passenger frontal airbags, front side-impact airbags, side-impact head airbags, front seatbelt pretensioners, front wheel drive, height adjustable front shoulder belts, plastic fuel tanks, four-wheel antilock brakes, traction control and electronic stability systems to prevent skidding.

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration does side impact tests on new vehicles. In this test, which crashes the vehicle into a post at 20 MPH, results indicate that the Nissan Versa Note is safer than the Chevrolet Sonic:

 

Versa Note

Sonic

 

Into Pole

STARS

5 Stars

5 Stars

HIC

195

197

Spine Acceleration

34 G’s

53 G’s

Hip Force

641 lbs.

885 lbs.

New test not comparable to pre-2011 test results. More stars = Better. Lower test results = Better.




Compared To Mitsubishi Mirage 2017



The Versa Note SL has a standard Around View® Monitor to allow the driver to see objects all around the vehicle on a screen. The Mirage only offers a rear monitor and front and rear parking sensors that beep or flash a light. That doesn’t help with obstacles to the sides.

Both the Versa Note and the Mirage have standard driver and passenger frontal airbags, front side-impact airbags, side-impact head airbags, front seatbelt pretensioners, front wheel drive, height adjustable front shoulder belts, four-wheel antilock brakes, traction control and electronic stability systems to prevent skidding.

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration does side impact tests on new vehicles. In this test, which crashes the vehicle into a flat barrier at 38.5 MPH and into a post at 20 MPH, results indicate that the Nissan Versa Note is safer than the Mitsubishi Mirage:

 

Versa Note

Mirage

 

Front Seat

STARS

5 Stars

5 Stars

HIC

136

168

Abdominal Force

225 G’s

252 G’s

Hip Force

403 lbs.

519 lbs.

 

Rear Seat

STARS

5 Stars

5 Stars

HIC

271

275

Spine Acceleration

67 G’s

79 G’s

Hip Force

842 lbs.

959 lbs.

 

Into Pole

STARS

5 Stars

5 Stars

Spine Acceleration

34 G’s

50 G’s

Hip Force

641 lbs.

970 lbs.

New test not comparable to pre-2011 test results. More stars = Better. Lower test results = Better.




Compared To Fiat 500 2017



For enhanced safety, the front seat shoulder belts of the Nissan Versa Note are height-adjustable to accommodate a wide variety of driver and passenger heights. A better fit can prevent injuries and the increased comfort also encourages passengers to buckle up. The Fiat 500 doesn’t offer height-adjustable seat belts.

The Versa Note SL has a standard Around View® Monitor to allow the driver to see objects all around the vehicle on a screen. The 500 only offers rear parking sensors that beep or flash a light. That doesn’t help with obstacles to the sides.

Both the Versa Note and the 500 have standard driver and passenger frontal airbags, front side-impact airbags, side-impact head airbags, front seatbelt pretensioners, front wheel drive, plastic fuel tanks, four-wheel antilock brakes, traction control and electronic stability systems to prevent skidding.

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration does side impact tests on new vehicles. In this test, which crashes the vehicle into a flat barrier at 38.5 MPH and into a post at 20 MPH, results indicate that the Nissan Versa Note is safer than the Fiat 500:

 

Versa Note

500

 

Front Seat

STARS

5 Stars

5 Stars

HIC

136

166

Hip Force

403 lbs.

684 lbs.

 

Rear Seat

STARS

5 Stars

5 Stars

HIC

271

382

Spine Acceleration

67 G’s

70 G’s

Hip Force

842 lbs.

852 lbs.

 

Into Pole

STARS

5 Stars

3 Stars

HIC

195

225

Spine Acceleration

34 G’s

54 G’s

Hip Force

641 lbs.

1103 lbs.

New test not comparable to pre-2011 test results. More stars = Better. Lower test results = Better.




Compared To Honda Fit 2017



The Versa Note SL has a standard Around View® Monitor to allow the driver to see objects all around the vehicle on a screen. The Fit only offers a rear monitor.

Compared to metal, the Versa Note’s plastic fuel tank can withstand harder, more intrusive impacts without leaking; this decreases the possibility of fire. The Honda Fit has a metal gas tank.

Both the Versa Note and the Fit have standard driver and passenger frontal airbags, front side-impact airbags, side-impact head airbags, front seatbelt pretensioners, front wheel drive, height adjustable front shoulder belts, four-wheel antilock brakes, traction control and electronic stability systems to prevent skidding.

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration does side impact tests on new vehicles. In this test, which crashes the vehicle into a flat barrier at 38.5 MPH and into a post at 20 MPH, results indicate that the Nissan Versa Note is safer than the Honda Fit:

 

Versa Note

Fit

 

Front Seat

STARS

5 Stars

5 Stars

HIC

136

206

 

Rear Seat

STARS

5 Stars

5 Stars

Spine Acceleration

67 G’s

81 G’s

 

Into Pole

STARS

5 Stars

5 Stars

HIC

195

305

Spine Acceleration

34 G’s

37 G’s

New test not comparable to pre-2011 test results. More stars = Better. Lower test results = Better.




Compared To Hyundai Elantra GT 2017



The Versa Note SL has a standard Around View® Monitor to allow the driver to see objects all around the vehicle on a screen. The Elantra GT only offers a rear monitor.

Both the Versa Note and the Elantra GT have standard driver and passenger frontal airbags, front side-impact airbags, side-impact head airbags, front seatbelt pretensioners, front wheel drive, height adjustable front shoulder belts, plastic fuel tanks, four-wheel antilock brakes, traction control and electronic stability systems to prevent skidding.




Compared To Fiat 500L 2017



For enhanced safety, the front seat shoulder belts of the Nissan Versa Note are height-adjustable to accommodate a wide variety of driver and passenger heights. A better fit can prevent injuries and the increased comfort also encourages passengers to buckle up. The Fiat 500L doesn’t offer height-adjustable seat belts.

The Versa Note SL has a standard Around View® Monitor to allow the driver to see objects all around the vehicle on a screen. The 500L only offers a rear monitor and rear parking sensors that beep or flash a light. That doesn’t help with obstacles to the front or sides.

Both the Versa Note and the 500L have standard driver and passenger frontal airbags, front side-impact airbags, side-impact head airbags, front seatbelt pretensioners, front wheel drive, plastic fuel tanks, four-wheel antilock brakes, traction control and electronic stability systems to prevent skidding.




Compared To Hyundai Accent 2016



The Versa Note SV/SR/SL has a standard backup monitor to help drivers see any and all obstacles behind their vehicle. The Versa Note SL also has a standard Around View® Monitor to allow the driver to see objects all around the vehicle on a screen. The Accent doesn’t offer any parking assist system.

Compared to metal, the Versa Note’s plastic fuel tank can withstand harder, more intrusive impacts without leaking; this decreases the possibility of fire. The Hyundai Accent has a metal gas tank.

Both the Versa Note and the Accent have standard driver and passenger frontal airbags, front side-impact airbags, side-impact head airbags, front seatbelt pretensioners, front wheel drive, height adjustable front shoulder belts, four-wheel antilock brakes, traction control and electronic stability systems to prevent skidding.

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration does side impact tests on new vehicles. In this test, which crashes the vehicle into a flat barrier at 38.5 MPH and into a post at 20 MPH, results indicate that the Nissan Versa Note is safer than the Hyundai Accent:

 

Versa Note

Accent

OVERALL STARS

5 Stars

4 Stars

 

Front Seat

STARS

5 Stars

5 Stars

HIC

136

322

Abdominal Force

225 G’s

271 G’s

Hip Force

403 lbs.

413 lbs.

 

Rear Seat

STARS

5 Stars

3 Stars

HIC

271

812

Spine Acceleration

67 G’s

91 G’s

 

Into Pole

STARS

5 Stars

5 Stars

HIC

195

231

Spine Acceleration

34 G’s

47 G’s

Hip Force

641 lbs.

747 lbs.

New test not comparable to pre-2011 test results. More stars = Better. Lower test results = Better.

The Nissan Versa Note has a better fatality history. The Versa Note was involved in fatal accidents at a rate 49% lower per vehicle registered than the Accent, according to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety.