Compare 2013 Nissan Sentra vs 2013 Toyota Corolla

2013 Nissan Sentra
2013 Toyota Corolla
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4-Door Sedan I4 Manual S
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan I4 Manual S 27 36 $15,423 $15,990
4-Door Sedan I4 CVT S 30 39 $16,000 $16,590
4-Door Sedan I4 CVT FE+ S 30 39 $16,384 $16,990
4-Door Sedan I4 CVT SV 30 39 $16,223 $17,390
4-Door Sedan I4 CVT FE+ SV 30 39 $16,595 $17,790
4-Door Sedan I4 CVT SR 30 39 $17,433 $18,690
4-Door Sedan I4 CVT SL 30 39 $18,270 $19,590
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4-Door Sedan Manual L
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Manual L 27 34 $15,338 $16,230
4-Door Sedan Automatic L 26 34 $16,122 $17,060
4-Door Sedan Automatic LE 26 34 $16,821 $18,180
4-Door Sedan Manual S 27 34 $16,896 $18,230
4-Door Sedan Automatic S 26 34 $17,663 $19,060
4-Door Sedan Automatic LE Special Edition 26 34 $19,013 $20,550
4-Door Sedan Automatic S Special Edition 26 34 $19,045 $20,550
Pricing
Invoice Price
$15,423
$15,338
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$15,990
$16,230
Monthly Payment Estimate
$267 / month
$271 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.2
7.0
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2013 Nissan Sentra looks poised to become more of a 'premium' compact sedan, emphasizing spaciousness, comfort, and features over outright sportiness. The 2013 Toyota Corolla fits the transportation needs of those who want a comfortable, safe, and very low-cost vehicle that will be long-term dependable; those who crave any driving excitement should look elsewhere.
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Fuel Economy
City
27 mpg 27 mpg
Highway
36 mpg 34 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Compact Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in)
53.9 54.7
Front Leg Room (in)
42.5 41.7
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Front Hip Room (in)
50.9 53.0
Second Leg Room (in)
37.4 36.3
Front Head Room (in)
39.4 38.8
Second Hip Room (in)
50.1 43.9
Front Shoulder Room (in)
54.7 54.8
Passenger Volume (ft³)
95.9 92.1
Second Head Room (in)
36.7 37.2
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in)
58.9 57.7
Track Width, Rear (in)
60.2 60.4
Wheelbase (in)
106.3 102.4
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
69.3 69.4
Track Width, Front (in)
60.2 60.2
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - 5.8
Length, Overall (in)
182.1 180.0
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
15.1 12.3
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
NA NA
Brake Type
Power Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
- TBD - 9.0 x - TBD -
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- TBD - 10.7 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
13.2 13.2
Steering
Steering Type
Electric Rack & Pinion Electric-Assist Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- TBD - 3.4
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
- TBD - 17.4
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
- TBD - 35.4
Tires
Spare Tire Size
- TBD - Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P205/55HR16 P195/65R15
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P205/55HR16 P195/65R15
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - 1500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - 150
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2822 2734
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 x - TBD - 15 x 6.0
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material
- TBD - Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 x - TBD - 15 x 6.0
Spare Wheel Size (in)
- TBD - Compact
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - 5.8
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
130 @ 6000 132 @ 6000
Engine Type
Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System
Electronic Fuel Injection Electronic Fuel Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
128 @ 3600 128 @ 4400
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
1.8L/- TBD - 1.8L/110
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
27 27
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
30 30
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
36 34
Transmission
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 3.250
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 1.904
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 4.312
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 0.885
Trans Description Cont.
Manual Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 3.166
Clutch Size (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 1.310
Trans Type
6 5
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 0.725
Summary
Body Style
4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name
Nissan Sentra Toyota Corolla
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
NA NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
NA - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Independent Strut MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - 0.79
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
NA NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
NA - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - 0.94
Suspension Type - Rear
Torsion Beam Independent
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
6.1 6.1
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
- TBD - 7
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
Overall Side Crash Rating
Side Barrier Rating
Side Barrier Rating Driver
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
Rollover Rating

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