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Hello there. Just got a new 2019 versa s and am loving it so far. Any tips or things to look for? Thanks
 

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Hello there. Just got a new 2019 versa s and am loving it so far. Any tips or things to look for? Thanks
Depends on what your looking for and the model of your vehicle would help you get some ideas specific to your car. Everything from soup to nuts on this forum, with a good amount of solid information regarding repairs and customizing. Good luck with your new car!!!!
 

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Congratulations on the new Versa! I have a 2019 also and for a small car, it is comfortable, gets great gas mileage, avg 34 to 38 mixed city driving, and is fun to drive! I have the S with the manual transmission. Weathertech makes a great set of mats to fit the car as well! Only thing I do not care for on mine is at 65 to 70 MPH, the engine revs a bit high, but I believe that is very normal for these cars. Have fun!
Phil in Tennessee
 

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I bought a 2018 Versa S with Continental ProContact tires that were really noisy. I just spent $480 today for Toyo Ultra Z900's all around, and it's much quieter on the highway. I'm happy I did that. If you have the Conti's, you might consider replacing them.
 

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You would change still viable tires simply over noise? They better be quiet at that price, that's some 30% more than I typically pay.

Versa, being the crap car doesn't use as much sound deadening method (undercoating, strut cush, carpet insulation, etc.) as the rest of Nissan cars do anyway. They are loud even when they are quiet.
 

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You would change still viable tires simply over noise? They better be quiet at that price, that's some 30% more than I typically pay.

Versa, being the crap car doesn't use as much sound deadening method (undercoating, strut cush, carpet insulation, etc.) as the rest of Nissan cars do anyway. They are loud even when they are quiet.
I've noticed the noise in my Versa being higher than in my Ford Escort. It's not bad up to about 50MPH but from 50-55MPH it sounds like the noise at least doubles. It doesn't really bother me since this car is going to be used for short trip local driving where my speed usually consists of speeds in the 45-55MPH range. The Versa is louder at 55MPH than my '97 Escort wagon at 90MPH. I'm not sure I could stand the road noise at 70-75MPH for 8-10 hours like most of my road trips are. The difference in road noise really surprised me considering the Escort was Ford's economy level car.
 

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I have two Focus, one wagon and one sedan and both are only a little quieter than the Versa. At all speeds. But then I do not want totally quiet cars, they cost you money when you do not hear the slight warnings you get that missed get far worse to tear the car up.

Like the slight difference in bump hitting noise when a tire going flat slowly gets lower allowing you to stop to air it up. Or the very slight differences you can feel and hear when engine is barely beginning to overheat. I remove the underhood insulation on any brand new car I buy simply to hear those things much quicker, it often saves big $$$$$$$$$, I can't count the times.

Take tire noise, the sooner you hear it the more you can tell when one is getting out of round, if quiet you don't pick up on that until way too late. You'll pick up far faster on a wheel bearing vs. tire too.

Another reason I don't like quiet tires, actually two. One they cost more for no reason (at least to me), and two, quiet comes from making them from softer rubber that gives more but wears faster, the tread blocks have to give quietly, harder rubber not doing that so much lasts longer. So they cost more TWICE. I for one want value out of my tires and noise doesn't fit there, too easy to find a cheaper tire that works fine. How I get 3 sets for what most people pay for 2. Take post #6 above, I make $160 at each tire change he does. He of course can do that for the noise reduction but I value the cash more than the noise. How the cars make money for me out of thin air.

To make the whole point, why is somebody trying to make a cheap crap car into a luxury vehicle? Cars are not your quiet homes, they are transportation to and fro and anything taken beyond that is wasted money preaching to vanity and what this country does better than any other in the world. Look at what we just voted into the White House........

My view only of course. Others can work their lives out to waste it however they please. The corporations will love you for it.
 

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The new tires actually do more than give me a much quieter car. It also handles better, plus these new tires are warrantied to 80k miles. The noise at freeway speeds was my biggest dislike about my new car. I gambled on getting the new tires and it ended up paying off even more than I expected. Of course we all have our own preferences.
 
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