Compare 2014 Nissan Sentra vs 2014 Toyota Corolla

2014 Nissan Sentra
2014 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 $15,590 $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
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4-Door Sedan Manual L
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Manual L 28 37 $15,876 $16,800
4-Door Sedan Automatic L 27 36 $16,443 $17,400
4-Door Sedan CVT LE 29 38 $16,944 $18,300
4-Door Sedan CVT LE ECO 30 42 $17,314 $18,700
4-Door Sedan CVT LE Plus 29 38 $17,314 $18,700
4-Door Sedan CVT S 29 37 $17,592 $19,000
4-Door Sedan CVT LE ECO Plus 30 40 $17,962 $19,400
4-Door Sedan CVT LE Premium 29 38 $17,963 $19,400
4-Door Sedan CVT S Plus 29 37 $18,240 $19,700
4-Door Sedan CVT LE ECO Premium 30 40 $18,611 $20,100
4-Door Sedan CVT S Premium 29 37 $18,889 $20,400
4-Door Sedan Manual S Plus 28 37 $19,722 $21,300
Pricing
Invoice Price
$15,590
$15,876
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$15,990
$16,800
Monthly Payment Estimate
$267 / month
$280 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
6.8
7.6
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 Toyota Corolla keeps its frugal, responsible core but adds a lot more verve.
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Fuel Economy
City
27 mpg 28 mpg
Highway
36 mpg 37 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Mid-Size Cars Compact Cars
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Hip Room (in)
50.1 43.9
Front Shoulder Room (in)
54.7 54.8
Second Head Room (in)
36.7 37.1
Second Shoulder Room (in)
53.9 54.8
Front Leg Room (in)
42.5 42.3
Passenger Volume (ft³)
95.9 97.5
Front Hip Room (in)
50.9 53
Second Leg Room (in)
37.4 41.4
Front Head Room (in)
39.4 38.3
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
60.2 60.3
Min Ground Clearance (in)
6.4 5.5
Length, Overall (in)
182.1 182.6
Height, Overall (in)
58.9 57.3
Track Width, Rear (in)
60.2 60.4
Wheelbase (in)
106.3 106.3
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
69.3 69.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
15.1 13
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
9 9
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
9 9
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11 10.8
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
13.2 13.2
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
34.8 35.6
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P205/55HR16 P195/65SR15
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P205/55HR16 P195/65SR15
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2832 2800
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 X 6.5 15 X 6
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 X 6.5 15 X 6
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
470 390
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
110 80
Engine
Engine Type
Regular Unleaded I-4 Regular Unleaded I-4
Fuel System
Sequential MPI Sequential MPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
128 @ 3600 128 @ 4400
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
1.8 L/110 1.8 L/110
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
130 @ 6000 132 @ 6000
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
27 28
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
30 31
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
36 37
Transmission
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.69 3.33
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.10 1.91
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.17 0.97
Trans Description Cont.
Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.77 0.62
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.73 3.54
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.93 4.21
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.52 1.31
Trans Type
6 6
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.91 0.71
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Summary
Body Style
Sedan Sedan
Vehicle Name
Nissan Sentra Toyota Corolla
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Rear
Torsion Beam Torsion Beam
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Torsion Beam Torsion Beam
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
6.0 5.9 (Est)
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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