1st Generation (2007—2011) Versa Problems

Versa owners with a 2007—2011 model year have the most problems with the suspension (15%), wheels (13%), and the exhaust (12%). We've listed some of the most recent complaints below. The full list is available on CarComplaints.com.

  1. A/c Stopped Working 4 complaints at an average of 43,500 miles in the 2011 Nissan Versa.
  2. Engine Failure 4 complaints at an average of 58,750 miles in the 2007 Nissan Versa.
  3. Transmission Stopped Working 5 complaints at an average of 115,600 miles in the 2008 Nissan Versa.

What Versa Year is Most Reliable?

Generations are a good baseline for prediciting reliability, but there will almost always be year-to-year differences. We've calculated a reliability score for each model year within this generation, but we've based that score on how the model year compares to all Nissan model years.

Watch out for the 2009 model year which has the highest PainRank™ score in this generation.

Year Complaints Recalls TSBs PainRank (?)
2011 55 5 29 25.52
2010 62 6 28 20.43
2009 149 6 34 27.48
2008 83 6 34 22.54
2007 120 7 35 24.8

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