I’m not sure how I feel about this car. It’s sort of the modern VW Beetle of many parts of the developing world and was clearly exceptionally popular here in Mexico. Around here, I’d estimate that about 1/3-1/2 of taxis are Tsurus, followed by Versas, and Sentras. They’ve been making them with only the slightest updates since 1991, so large portions of the design are at least 25 years old, which means the earliest examples of the B13 Sentra would be eligible for vintage/collector plates in most states...

“1991 car design that people still buy new. Deal with it.”
Honestly, I kind of like dat ass better than the old US spec ones.

One of the good things about a car becoming common, like the Beetle, is that parts become common and therefore cheap. I can definitely understand the appeal.

They are unusually small, though, and it becomes glaringly clear when you compare one to basically anything modern. Not sure how these are practical for transporting more than about 4-5 people at a time (We once crammed three fat Americans in the back seat of one and another up front, but that was a really tight squeeze.). After being in one, the Versa feels cavernous.

What are your thoughts and/or how do you feel about Nissan selling them in almost unchanged form all these years?


Also: I’m up watching the supermoon.