Let’s Compare The Nissan Sentra To Its Competition

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If you’re looking for a great family sedan, look no further than the Nissan Sentra. There is nothing quite like it in the Puget Sound area.

The Sentra offers a lot more than you think. You have fantastic space inside with the latest technology features. It is also available with ProPILOT Assist – the most advanced driver assistance system on the roads today!

Let’s see how the Sentra compares to the Honda Civic, Hyundai Elantra, Kia Forte, and Toyota Corolla.

 Nissan Sentra SV CVTHonda Civic EX CVTToyota Corolla XLEHyundai Elantra SELKia Forte EX
Vehicle Photo
Number of Configurations
Engine Type
2.0 Liter Inline 41.5 Liter Turbo Inline 41.8 Liter Inline 42.0 Liter Inline 42.0 Liter Inline 4
149 HP180 HP139 HP147 HP147 HP
146 lb-ft177 lb-ft126 lb-ft132 lb-ft132 lb-ft
DriveTrainFWD StandardFWD Standard
FWD StandardFWD StandardFWD Standard
Combined Fuel Economy
33 MPG
36 MPG
32 MPG
35 MPG33 MPG
Interior Passenger Volume
96 cubic feet96.6 cubic feet
88.6 cubic feet99.4 cubic feet96 cubic feet
Trunk Cargo Volume14.3 cubic feet14.8 cubic feet13.1 cubic feet14.2 cubic feet15.3 cubic feet
Ground Clearance4.8 inches6.7 inches5.1 inches5.3 inches5.3 inches
Base Price$20,570$24,900$24,475$21,100$23,090

There are plenty of advantages the Nissan Sentra has over the Honda Civic.

  • A simplified cockpit for the driver with logical controls
  • Standard Blind Spot Warning on Sentra, not available on base Civic
  • Rear seat room offers more legroom than Civic
  • A better value overall

There are plenty of advantages the Nissan Sentra has over the Hyundai Elantra.

  • More comfortable seats – both front and back
  • There is nothing confusing about driving a Sentra. The cockpit is laid out cleanly and easy to reach.
  • The exterior styling is just easier on the eyes.
  • The base Sentra engine offers more horsepower and torque than the Elantra.

There are plenty of advantages the Nissan Sentra has over the Kia Forte.

  • Available ProPILOT Assist for better driver assistance in the road
  • Better fuel economy
  • There is more horsepower and torque in the Sentra than the base Forte.
  • Blind Spot Warning is standard on the Sentra, not available on base Forte.

There are plenty of advantages the Nissan Sentra has over the Toyota Corolla.

  • A simpler choice in trim levels, focusing on what customers need than desire.
  • The Sentra is equipped with a Blind Spot Monitor standard, unlike the base Corolla.
  • The instrument panel is a simple, clean design that is well organized for the driver.
  • You can’t deny a sharper looking sedan – like the Sentra!

When it comes to value, no one beats the Nissan Sentra – period!

Contact us at Rairdon’s Nissan of Auburn to get your Sentra today!


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