Best Nissan vehicles for commuters, students on the go

Best Nissan vehicles for commuters, students

The 2015 Nissan Versa Note is one of our top picks for commuters and college students.

Best Nissan vehicles for commuters, students

When we are looking to buy a vehicle we often are looking for a vehicle to meet a specific need. For some people the ability for a vehicle to have towing capacity or so many seats is important, but for most commuters and students affordability is vital. Commuters and students need reliable, fuel-efficient vehicles that have great features and options for a great price. Nissan has you covered. We’re create this list for you convenience as you conduct your research for your next vehicle of the best vehicles for commuters and students.

2015 Nissan Leaf

The idea of a 100 percent electric vehicle may not be everyone’s cup of tea and that’s okay. We’ve put the 2015 Nissan Leaf as the one of the best vehicles for commuters and students because not only is it reliable it’s incredibly fuel efficient. In fact the Nissan Leaf is capable of the equivalent of *126 city miles to the gallon. The Nissan Leaf is powered by a 80-kW electric motor and draws from a 24 kWh lithium-ion battery pack. In addition the Nissan Leaf comes standard with premium features like 3.6 kW onboard charger, heated mirrors, 4.3-inch touchscreen, Bluetooth phone connectivity, a rearview camera and more. This ultra-efficient electric vehicle is a commuter’s dream for those long trips and starts as low as $29,010.

2015 Nissan Versa Note

Don’t let its size fool you. The 2015 Versa Note was a “Top Safety Pick” by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety for good crash test ratings and is a fuel efficient beast delivering up to 31 city mpg and 40 highway mpg when equipped with the continuously variable transmission (CVT). The 2015 Versa Note starts as low as $14,180 and comes standard with a manual transmission on the basic trim level S, but the S Plus trim (starting at $15,430) and up are equipped with the CVT. The 2015 Nissan Versa Note made out list because even though it’s a minicar the spacious interior is class-leading and it comes standard with technology and convenience features like Bluetooth phone connectivity. With great fuel economy and plenty of room for all the stuff (or friends) that college students need to drive with, it’s a great option.

See something that stood out to you? Contact us today for a test drive! Here at Matt Castrucci Nissan we carry both the 2015 Nissan Versa Note and Leaf and a variety of new and used vehicles.

*2015 EPA Fuel Economy Estimate 126 city, 101 highway. Based on EPA formula of 33.7 kW/hour equal to one gallon of gasoline energy, EPA rated the LEAF® equivalent to 126 MPG measured as gasoline fuel efficiency in city driving, and 101 MPG in highway driving. Actual mileage may vary with driving conditions — use for comparison only. 2015 EPA range of 84 miles.