Nissan plans to recall 300,000 vehicles in the United States from its Versa and Micra models due to problem with a console panel. That sounds harmless enough until you learn that the problem is that the driver’s shoe may catch on the panel, trapping that foot on the gas pedal and potentially causing an accident. [More]
By Laura Northrup September 4, 2015
By consumerist.com December 19, 2006
Subcompacts save gas but they may not save your ass in a crash. Insurance Institute for Highway Safety reviewed eight small cars and only the Nissan Versa received a high score in front, rear, and side impacts.