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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan I4 Manual S
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan I4 Manual S 27 36 $15,590 $15,990
4-Door Sedan I4 CVT S 30 39 $16,416 $16,840
4-Door Sedan I4 CVT FE+ S 30 40 $16,804 $17,240
4-Door Sedan I4 CVT SV 30 39 $16,547 $17,540
4-Door Sedan I4 CVT FE+ SV 30 40 $16,922 $17,940
4-Door Sedan I4 CVT SR 30 39 $17,675 $18,740
4-Door Sedan I4 CVT SL 30 39 $18,521 $19,640
4-Door Manual LX
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Manual LX 28 36 $17,100 $18,390
4-Door CVT LX 30 39 $17,841 $19,190
4-Door CVT HF 31 41 $18,535 $19,940
4-Door CVT EX 30 39 $19,600 $21,090
4-Door CVT EX-L 30 39 $21,127 $22,740
4-Door CVT w/Navi EX-L 30 39 $22,516 $24,240
4-Door Automatic CNG 27 38 $25,260 $26,640
4-Door Automatic w/Navi CNG 27 38 $27,770 $29,290
4-Door Manual w/Summer Tires Si 22 31 $21,544 $23,190
4-Door Manual Si 22 31 $21,359 $22,990
4-Door Manual w/Navi Si 22 31 $22,747 $24,490
Hybrid 4-Door Sedan L4 CVT 44 47 $22,882 $24,635
Hybrid 4-Door Sedan L4 CVT PZEV 44 47 $22,882 $24,635
Hybrid 4-Door Sedan L4 CVT w/Navi 44 47 $24,270 $26,135
Hybrid 4-Door Sedan L4 CVT w/Navi PZEV 44 47 $24,270 $26,135
Hybrid 4-Door Sedan L4 CVT w/Leather 44 47 $23,993 $25,835
Hybrid 4-Door Sedan L4 CVT w/Leather PZEV 44 47 $23,993 $25,835
Hybrid 4-Door Sedan L4 CVT w/Navi & Leather 44 47 $25,381 $27,335
Hybrid 4-Door Sedan L4 CVT w/Navi & Leather PZEV 44 47 $25,381 $27,335
Pricing
Invoice Price
$17,100
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$18,390
Monthly Payment Estimate
$307 / month
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TCC Rating
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TCC's Bottom Line The 2014 Nissan Sentra focuses on comfort, spaciousness and style over driving dynamics in an attempt to push this economy car up-market. The 2014 Honda Civic brings better refinement back to the lineup, but there's more to come, we're told.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 27 mpg 28 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 36 mpg 36 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Mid-Size Cars Compact Cars
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in) 37.4 36.2
Front Head Room (in) 39.4 39
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Hip Room (in) 50.1 51.4
Front Shoulder Room (in) 54.7 56.6
Second Head Room (in) 36.7 37.1
Second Shoulder Room (in) 53.9 53.3
Front Leg Room (in) 42.5 42
Passenger Volume (ft³) 95.9 94.6
Front Hip Room (in) 50.9 50.5
Exterior Dimensions
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 69.3 69
Track Width, Front (in) 60.2 59
Min Ground Clearance (in) 6.4 -
Length, Overall (in) 182.1 179.4
Height, Overall (in) 58.9 56.5
Track Width, Rear (in) 60.2 59.9
Wheelbase (in) 106.3 105.1
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 15.1 12.5
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11 10.3
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 9 7.9
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 9 7.9
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 13.2 13.2
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 34.8 35.4
Steering Type Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size P205/55HR16 P195/65HR15
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P205/55HR16 P195/65HR15
Spare Tire Size Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2832 2754
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 X 6.5 15 X 6
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact Compact
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 X 6.5 15 X 6
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 470 410
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 110 -
Engine
Displacement 1.8 L/110 1.8 L/110
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 130 @ 6000 143 @ 6500
Engine Type Regular Unleaded I-4 Regular Unleaded I-4
Fuel System Sequential MPI Sequential MPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 128 @ 3600 129 @ 4300
Engine Order Code NA NA
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 30 31
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 36 36
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 27 28
Transmission
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.91 0.73
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.69 3.31
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.10 1.87
Trans Order Code NA NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.17 0.95
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.77 -
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.73 3.14
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.93 4.29
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.52 1.24
Trans Type 6 5
Summary
Body Style Sedan Sedan
Vehicle Name Nissan Sentra Honda Civic Sedan
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Torsion Beam Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Rear Torsion Beam Multi-Link
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year 6.0 5.9 (Est)
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score - NA
Crash Test Ratings
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Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
Overall Side Crash Rating
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Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
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