Compare 2010 Lexus IS F vs 2010 Nissan Sentra

2010 Lexus IS F
2010 Nissan Sentra
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F 4-Door Sedan
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
250 4-Door Sport Sedan Manual RWD 18 26 $28,929 $32,145
250 4-Door Sport Sedan Automatic RWD 21 29 $29,983 $33,315
250 4-Door Sport Sedan Automatic AWD 20 26 $32,196 $35,775
350 4-Door Sedan 18 25 $33,833 $37,595
250C 2-Door Convertible Manual 18 26 $35,495 $39,440
250C 2-Door Convertible Automatic 21 29 $36,548 $40,610
350C 2-Door Convertible 18 25 $40,399 $44,890
F 4-Door Sedan 16 23 $52,612 $58,460
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4-Door Sedan I4 Manual 2.0
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan I4 Manual 2.0 24 31 $14,794 $15,420
4-Door Sedan I4 CVT 2.0 26 34 $15,923 $16,600
4-Door Sedan I4 CVT 2.0 S 26 34 $16,009 $17,160
4-Door Sedan I4 CVT 2.0 SR 26 34 $16,009 $17,160
4-Door Sedan I4 CVT 2.0 SL 26 34 $17,312 $18,560
4-Door Sedan I4 CVT SE-R 24 30 $18,260 $19,580
4-Door Sedan I4 Manual SE-R Spec V 21 28 $18,725 $20,080
Pricing
Invoice Price
$52,612
$14,794
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$58,460
$15,420
Monthly Payment Estimate
$974 / month
$257 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.4
7.6
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2010 Nissan Sentra looks plain on the outside and is only offered in one body style, but there's a lot to love for shoppers who value a comfortable, well-appointed interior.
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Fuel Economy
City
16 mpg 24 mpg
Highway
23 mpg 31 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Sub-Compact Compact
Interior Dimensions
Front Shoulder Room (in)
54.4 56.9
Passenger Volume (ft³)
85.7 97.4
Second Head Room (in)
36.7 37.3
Second Shoulder Room (in)
52.7 55.1
Front Leg Room (in)
43.9 42.4
Passenger Capacity
4 5
Front Hip Room (in)
54.1 54.1
Second Leg Room (in)
30.6 34.5
Front Head Room (in)
37.2 40.6
Second Hip Room (in)
53.7 53.0
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - 5.6
Length, Overall (in)
183.5 179.8
Height, Overall (in)
55.7 59.5
Track Width, Rear (in)
59.6 60.8
Wheelbase (in)
107.5 105.7
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - 28.1
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
71.5 70.5
Track Width, Front (in)
61.4 59.8
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
13.3 13.1
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA Yes
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13.6 x - TBD - NA
Brake Type
Pwr Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA 9.0 x - TBD -
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
14.2 x - TBD - 11.02 x 0.94
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
16.9 14.5
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
13.6 16.4
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
33.5 35.4
Steering Type
Electric Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.91 2.9
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Tires
Front Tire Size
225/40YR19 P205/60HR15
Spare Tire Size
T135/70R18 T125/70D16
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
255/35YR19 P205/60HR15
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3780 2862
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact 16 x - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
19 x 9.0 15 x 6.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
19 x 8.0 15 x 6.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - 2.1
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- TBD - 100
Engine
Displacement
5.0L/303 2.0L/122
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
416 @ 6600 140 @ 5100
Engine Type
Gas V8 Gas I4
Fuel System
DI/SFI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
371 @ 5200 147 @ 4800
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
23 31
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
16 24
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
18 27
Transmission
Clutch Size (in)
NA - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.86 1.45
Trans Type
8 6
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.23 0.97
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.18 3.69
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.69 -
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.72 2.11
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
2.94 3.93
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.46 1.17
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 0.81
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.82 -
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.60 3.73
Summary
Vehicle Name
Lexus IS F Nissan Sentra
Body Style
4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - NA
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - 0.91
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Torsion Beam
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
NA NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - NA
Suspension Type - Front
Double Wishbone Independent Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - 0.87
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
NA NA
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
4 (2009) 7
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
10.4 6.9

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