I have been fighting with the body shop over the, now complete, repairs (hail damage) to my WRX. While that was going on I had a Nissan Versa as a rental. Worst car I have driven in recent memory. Steering was numb and unconnected. Transmission was either lazy or had hard shifts. Couldn't seem to make up its mind. The brakes were spongy and inconsistent. Which was scary a few times during hard slow downs / stops on Austin freeways. The silver lining was driving to work this morning in my WRX (not a MINI, I know. That is on the way). Grip, horsepower, solid and consistent imputs. I felt like a hero. It was nice. So, moral of the story: If you have the option to rent/lease/buy a Nissan Versa, don't. Just, don't.