One of the most affordable cars in the US recently received some updates. The 2017 Nissan Versa Sedan has now an improved equipment and a new starting price of $11,990, unchanged from the 2016 model year (Versa Sedan S with 5-speed manual transmission). The 2017 Nissan Versa Sedan, which is available in four grade levels and two transmission choices, is on sale now at Nissan dealers nationwide.

For the new model year, Versa Sedan adds a new SV Special Edition Package offering an array of popular features, including 15-inch aluminum-alloy wheels, fog lights, leather-wrapped steering wheel, 5.0-inch color display audio, SiriusXM Satellite Radio, Streaming audio via Bluetooth, Hands-free Text Messaging Assistant and RearView Monitor. The Special Edition Package has price of just $500.

Other enhancements for the new model year include a revised front center console with relocated USB/auxiliary ports, secondary 12V outlet and a new cupholder design.

All 2017 Versa Sedan models are equipped with a 109-horsepower 1.6-liter 4-cylinder engine available with an Xtronic transmission that utilizes an auxiliary gearbox using planetary gearing. Fuel economy with the Xtronic transmission is rated at 31 mpg city, 39 mpg highway and 34 mpg combined.

The Versa Sedan’s spacious interior offers unexpected leg and headroom to seat five comfortably. Convenience features include available Nissan Intelligent Key with Push Button Ignition, RearView Monitor and Hands-free Text Messaging Assistant.