2017 Ford Fiesta vs 2017 Nissan Versa

In a wide open subcompact sedan segment, the Ford Fiesta is quickly becoming the cream of the crop. The 2017 Ford Fiesta has gone a long way toward making that happen thanks to its ability to offer powerful and efficient engine options, a spacious interior and a comprehensive suite of advanced new safety, technology, comfort and convenience features.

But there’s also a lot of competition for the new Ford Fiesta in the subcompact sedan class. One such competitor is the 2017 Nissan Versa. So we decided to pit the two models against each other in a head-to-head comparison to see which comes out on top. So let’s take a closer look at both to see which subcompact sedan is the right fit for you.

View Our Inventory


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

2017 Ford Fiesta: More Powerful and More Fuel Efficient

Subcompact sedans are known for their impressive gas mileage. The 2017 Ford Fiesta and the 2017 Nissan Versa are no different. Both models can get 27 miles per gallon in the city, while the new Fiesta can get 37 miles per gallon on the highway compared to only 36 miles per gallon from the new Versa.

You may think comparable fuel economy equals comparable power, but in this case, nothing could be further from the truth. The 2017 Ford Fiesta can pump out 120 horsepower and 112 pound-feet of torque, while the 2017 Nissan Versa can only provide 109 horsepower and 107 pound-feet of torque. Considering you’re getting the same gas mileage, or better if you’re on the highway, the new Fiesta’s additional power is that much more impressive.

As you can see, with its superior power and fuel efficiency, the 2017 Ford Fiesta is the easy choice and clear winner. If you’d like to know more about everything the new Fiesta brings to the table, please don’t hesitate to get in touch with our friendly and knowledgeable Akins Ford staff near Atlanta, Georgia. We’re here to help.

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

Ford Fusion Atlanta GA
Ford Mustang Atlanta GA