424 problems have been reported for the 2008 Nissan Versa. The following chart shows the 20 most common problems for 2008 Nissan Versa. The number one most common problem is related to the vehicle's air bags with 154 problems. The second most common problem is related to the vehicle's suspension (66 problems).
|Problem Category||Number of Problems|
|Engine And Engine Cooling||
|Gasoline Fuel System||
|Other Fuel System||
|Electronic Stability Control||
|Vehicle Speed Control||
|Unknown Or Other||
In our research we use the PPMY index to compare the reliability of vehicles. The PPMY index of a certain model is defined as the problems reported per thousand vehicles per Year. The total sales of the 2008 Nissan Versa in the United States are 77,120 units . If the total number of problems reported by Nissan Versa owners in the last 10 years is 424, and the age of the vehicle is 10, the PPMY index can then be calculated as
PPMY Index = 424 / 77,120 / 10 * 1000 = 0.55.
For more information, refer to this page: A study of reliability comparison across Nissan Versa model year vehicles.
The following chart shows the number of problems reported during each of the service years since the debut of the 2008 Nissan Versa in 2008.
|Service Year||Number of Problems|
When making the decision between buying a new or used Nissan Versa, the following table can be used to compare the 2008 Nissan Versa with the Nissan Versa from other model years. Note that the number of problems reported for the 2008 Versa is 424 while the average number of problems reported for the 12 model years of the Nissan Versa is 242.