2018 Nissan Versa Note vs 2018 Chevrolet Sonic

The 2018 Nissan Versa Note is a fantastic option for those who are looking for a great compact hatchback at a responsible price point. It has many of the same features that come with the Nissan Versa Sedan, such as great fuel efficiency and handling, while also adding the hatchback for extra available cargo space. The 2018 Nissan Versa Note has a lot to love as a hatchback, but how does it stack up against the competitors? Find out in this 2018 Nissan Versa Note vs 2018 Chevrolet Sonic comparison.  Because we want to give you as fair of a comparison as possible between these two compact cars, we will be comparing the base trim level of both vehicles, which are closest to each other in both price point and range of features. Continue reading to see the Versa Note and Sonic compared with specific features and specifications. If you are in the Kansas City KS area and are considering the 2018 Nissan Versa Note, you can follow this link to our inventory.

2018 Nissan Versa Note


2018 Chevrolet Sonic

34 mpg* Combined Gas Mileage 29 mpg
Standard CD Player & MP3 Compatibility Not Available
38.3" Rear Legroom 34.6"
2-Speed CVT Transmission 5-Speed Manual

Which Compact Car is Right for You?

In just about every possible way, the 2018 Nissan Versa Note is the better choice for a compact car than the 2018 Chevy Sonic. When it comes to efficiency comfort, space and convenience, the Nissan Versa Note has more of what drivers want. Let's take a closer look at why this is the case.  In terms of fuel efficiency, the Nissan Versa Note gets five more miles per gallon better than the Chevy Sonic, at 34 miles per gallon*. If you are buying a compact car like this, chances are you are all about practicality, and that is exactly what the Versa Note provides.  The Nissan Versa Note also dominates the Chevy Sonic when it comes to interior convenience. First, the CD player and MP3 compatibility in the Versa Note is a fantastic feature that can make day-to-day driving much more enjoyable. Also, it has significantly more rear legroom that your passengers are sure to be happy with.  *Disclaimer: 2018 EPA Fuel Economy Estimates 31 city / 39 highway for Versa® Note® 1.6-L with Xtronic CVT®. Actual mileage may vary with driving conditions – use for comparison only. 
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