2017 Ford Fiesta vs 2017 Nissan Versa

It takes a lot for a model to stand out in the ever-expanding subcompact car segment. But that’s exactly what the 2017 Ford Fiesta is doing thanks to its choice between a sedan or hatchback model, including a performance-oriented Fiesta ST model, along with its impressive fuel efficiency, practical power, surprisingly spacious interior and ever-growing list of advanced new safety, technology, comfort and convenience features.

But no model can climb to the top of the subcompact car mountain without first taking down the competition. With that in mind, we decided to see how the new Ford Fiesta compares to one of its toughest competitors in this 2017 Ford Fiesta versus 2017 Nissan Versa model comparison.

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2017 Ford Fiesta VS 2017 Nissan Versa
120 HP Horsepower 109 HP
112 lb-ft. Torque 107 lb-ft.
27 MPG City Gas Mileage 27 MPG
37 MPG Highway Gas Mileage 36 MPG

Get More Horsepower, More Torque and Better Highway Gas Mileage with the 2017 Ford Fiesta

The feature that stands out the most in the subcompact car segment is fuel efficiency, so that’s where we’re going to start. Both models live up to the subcompact car segment’s reputation of offering impressive fuel economy. In fact, both models get 27 miles per gallon in the city. But the 2017 Ford Fiesta takes the lead thanks to its 37 miles per gallon on the highway to the 2017 Nissan Versa’s 36 miles per gallon on the highway.

Normally, you’d be safe to assume similar gas mileage equals similar performance, but in this case, nothing could be further from the truth. That’s because the new Ford Fiesta offers 120 horsepower and 112 pound-feet of torque, compared to only 109 horsepower and 107 pound-feet of torque from the new Nissan Versa.

With more horsepower, more torque and better highway fuel efficiency combined with all of the impressive features and trim levels that come with the 2017 Ford Fiesta, you can see the choice is an easy one. For more on the new Ford Fiesta and everything it brings to the table, please don’t hesitate to get in touch with our friendly Brandon Ford staff in Tampa, FL.

2017 Ford Fiesta front interior instrument cluster
2017 Ford Fiesta front interior driver dash and display audio
2017 Ford Fiesta front interior passenger space
2017 Ford Fiesta and 2017 Ford Fiesta Hatchback exterior

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