Howdy all: Three days ago I became the owner of a 2012 Versa SL hatch with CVT, this is the first new set of wheels since 1976 (Honda Civic - $3800 with rust proofing and a radio). I once owned a Datsun B210, this may give you an Idea of my geezerliness. I have liked the simple and practical design of the Versa and finally decided to take the plunge and get one. At the moment I am really enjoying the quirky little beast (numb steering and all). Since I usually drive cars until the wheels fall off I hope I will have a long and happy relationship with my matador red Versa.