Nissan News 2Day: Bronze Plant, CarPlay/Android Auto for Sentra, Pricing for NV & Versa

Nissan has made several announcements recently including the pricing for the 2019 NV200, Sentra and Versa while celebrating 30 years in at it’s Tennesse plant in Smyrna.

Van  NV200 MSRP

The 2019 Nissan NV200 Compact Cargo van, which is on sale now at Nissan dealers nationwide prices start at a MSRP of $22,200 USD.

The NV200 Compact Cargo is offered in two grades, S and SV, along with a number of option packages that allow buyers to create the exact vehicle for their specific business needs.

Every NV200 Compact Cargo offers America’s best commercial van warranty2, with basic limited warranty coverage of 5 years/100,000 miles, whichever comes first. The powrtrain limited warranty is also 5 years/100,000 miles, whichever comes first.  

Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Prices (MSRP)1 for the 2019 Nissan NV200:

NV200 S $22,200 USD
NV200 SV $23,200 USD

Destination and Handling $885.

2019 VERSA Pricing

The 2019 Versa Sedan (Versa Sedan S with 5-speed manual transmission) pricing starts an (MSRP) of $12,360.

The Versa Sedan was upgraded in mid-2018 with the addition of standard RearView Monitor and an upgraded audio system. The new audio system includes a 7.0-inch color touchscreen, Streaming audio via Bluetooth, Siri Eyes Free, AM/FM audio system with four speakers and USB connection port for iPod® and other compatible devices plus an Aux- in port.

For the 2019 model year, the popular SV Special Edition package has been enhanced and now includes:

  • 15-inch aluminum-alloy wheels
  • Fog lights and front fascia chrome accents
  • Leather-wrapped steering wheel and Piano Black console lid
  • Special Edition emblem
  • Nissan Intelligent Key with Push Button Start
  • Nissan Vehicle Immobilizer System
  • Easy Fill Tire Alert
  • And NissanConnectSM featuring Apple CarPlay™ and Android Auto™, SiriusXM® Satellite Radio (SiriusXM® subscription required, sold separately), Bluetooth® Hands-free Phone System and Hands-free Text Messaging

The 2019 Versa Sedan is offered in three grade levels and two transmission choices. The popular SV Special Edition Package has a MSRP of $800.

Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Prices (MSRP)1 for the 2019 Nissan Versa Sedan:

Versa Sedan 1.6 S 5MT $12,360 USD
Versa Sedan 1.6 S Plus Xtronic $14,500 USD
Versa Sedan 1.6 SV Xtronic $15,990 USD

Destination and handling $895.

All 2019 Versa Sedan models are equipped with a 109-horsepower 1.6-liter 4-cylinder engine with a range of fuel efficiency-enhancing technologies. The available Xtronic transmission utilizes an auxiliary gearbox using planetary gearing, helping enhance efficiency and provide driving enjoyment through new-generation D-mode step shift programming. Fuel economy with the Xtronic transmission is rated at 31 mpg city, 39 mpg highway and 34 mpg combined.

Nissan Sentra Prices

Nissan also announced U.S. pricing for the 2019 Nissan Sentra, which is on sale now at Nissan dealers nationwide. For the 2019 model year, all Sentra grades (except Sentra S) receive standard NissanConnectSM with Apple CarPlay™ and Android Auto™.

Also new is the SV Special Edition Package, which features 17-inch aluminum-alloy wheels, rear disc brakes, Blind Spot Warning (BSW), Rear Cross Traffic Alert (RCTA), Intelligent Cruise Control (ICC), power sliding glass moonroof with tilt feature, center room dim lamp (LED), dual illuminated visor vanity mirrors and Special Edition badge.

The 2019 Sentra lineup includes Sentra S (6MT and Xtronic), Sentra SV (Xtronic), Sentra SR (Xtronic), Sentra SL (Xtronic), SR Turbo (Xtronic) and Sentra NISMO (6MT and Xtronic). Pricing starts at $17,7901 for the Sentra S with 6-speed manual transmission.

Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Prices1 (MSRP) for the 2019 Nissan Sentra:

Model Engine/Transmission MSRP
Sentra S 1.8-liter 6MT $17,790 USD
Sentra S 1.8-liter Xtronic $18,480 USD
Sentra SV 1.8-liter Xtronic $19,090 USD
Sentra SR 1.8-liter Xtronic $20,590 USD
Sentra SL 1.8-liter Xtronic $23,020 USD
Sentra SR Turbo 1.6-liter Xtronic $22,570 USD
Sentra NISMO 1.6-liter 6MT $25,840 USD
Sentra NISMO 1.6-liter Xtronic $25,840 USD

Tennessee Wins

Nissan North America has announced a $170 million investment in its Smyrna, Tennessee and Canton, Mississippi assembly plants to support production of the 2019 Altima. The announcement came as the company celebrated the start of production of the sixth-generation sedan at its Smyrna facility. With this investment, Nissan has invested nearly $12 billion across its U.S. manufacturing footprint.

Nissan’s investment was used to upgrade Smyrna Vehicle Assembly Plant and Canton Vehicle Assembly Plant with the latest manufacturing technology. Upgrades included:

  • State-of-the-art laser brazing system in the body shop that gives the flexibility to weld the vehicles’ sleek trunk lid.
  • Updated paint shop with a new polyurethane stone guard coat paint system that provides a more durable, best-in-class exterior appearance.
  • Calibration equipment that helps ensure the reliability and functionality of ProPILOT Assist technology.

Smyrna Vehicle Assembly Plant is celebrating 35 years of manufacturing operations in 2018. The plant employs 8,400 people and has built more than 13 million vehicles since opening in 1983, with Altima accounting for nearly 4.6 million of those vehicles.

Nissan Smyrna currently produces six models: Altima, LEAF, Maxima, Pathfinder, Rogue and INFINITI QX60. In 2017, Nissan Smyrna produced more than 628,000 vehicles, making it the highest-producing automotive assembly plant in North America.

The Smyrna assembly line that produces Altima was recently recognized with a 2018 Bronze Plant Quality Award from J.D. Power, while Altima and Maxima sedans from that line ranked highest in their segments in the J.D. Power 2018 Initial Quality Study (IQS).