Compare 2019 Honda Civic vs 2019 Nissan Sentra

2019 Honda Civic
2019 Nissan Sentra
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EX-L Navi CVT
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Civic Hatchback EX-L Navi CVT 31 40 $24,377 $26,250
Civic Hatchback Sport Touring CVT 30 36 $26,691 $28,750
Civic Sedan EX CVT 32 42 $21,738 $23,400
Civic Sedan EX-L CVT 32 42 $22,849 $24,600
Civic Sedan LX CVT 30 38 $18,822 $20,250
Civic Sedan Sport CVT 29 37 $20,396 $21,950
Civic Sedan Sport Manual 25 36 $19,655 $21,150
Civic Sedan Touring CVT 30 38 $25,349 $27,300
Civic Si Coupe Manual 28 38 $22,571 $24,300
Civic Type R Touring Manual 22 28 $33,126 $35,700
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NISMO CVT
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Sentra NISMO CVT 25 30 $24,637 $25,940
Sentra NISMO Manual 25 31 $24,637 $25,940
Sentra S CVT 29 37 $18,106 $18,580
Sentra S Manual 27 35 $17,437 $17,890
Sentra SL CVT 29 37 $21,964 $23,120
Sentra SR CVT 29 37 $19,660 $20,690
Sentra SR Turbo CVT 27 33 $21,537 $22,670
Sentra SV CVT 29 37 $18,238 $19,190
Pricing
Invoice Price
$24,377
$24,637
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$26,250
$25,940
Monthly Payment Estimate
$438 / month
$432 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
6.5
4.8
TCC’s Bottom Line
Safety upgrades this year make the 2019 Honda Civic as compelling as ever. The 2019 Nissan Sentra is a compact sedan that handles the basics and little more.
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Fuel Economy
City
31 mpg 25 mpg
Highway
40 mpg 30 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Compact Cars Mid-Size Cars
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in)
53.7 50.9
Second Leg Room (in)
36 37.4
Front Head Room (in)
37.6 39.4
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Hip Room (in)
48.8 50.1
Front Shoulder Room (in)
57 54.7
Second Head Room (in)
37.4 36.7
Second Shoulder Room (in)
55 53.9
Front Leg Room (in)
42.3 42.5
Passenger Volume (ft³)
94.8 96
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in)
61.5 60.2
Wheelbase (in)
106.3 106.3
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
70.8 69.3
Track Width, Front (in)
60.9 60.2
Length, Overall (in)
177.9 183.6
Height, Overall (in)
56.5 58.9
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- 5.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³)
46.2 -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³)
25.7 -
Trunk Volume (ft³)
- 15.1
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.1 11.7
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.2 11.5
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
12.4 13.2
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
35.7 34.8
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size
P215/50HR17 P215/45VR18
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P215/50HR17 P215/45VR18
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2976 3077
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 X 7 18 X 7
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 X 7 18 X 7
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Engine
Displacement
1.5 L/91 1.6 L/99
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
174 @ 6000 188 @ 5600
Engine Type
Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-4 Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-4
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Gasoline Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
162 @ 1700 177 @ 5200
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
34 27
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
40 30
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
31 25
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.81 3.52
Trans Type
1 1
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
1.86 3.77
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Trans Description Cont.
CVT w/OD CVT w/OD
First Gear Ratio (:1)
2.65 - 0.41 4.01 - 0.55
Summary
Vehicle Name
Honda Civic Hatchback Nissan Sentra
Body Style
Hatchback Sedan
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Torsion Beam
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Torsion Beam
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
5.2 6.6
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- 470
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- 110
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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2019 Honda Civic
  • 2020 Civic is in showrooms
  • Up to $750 off (2019)
  • Lease: From $189 for 36 mo. (2019)
  • Finance: From 1.9% APR (2019, select states)
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2019 Nissan Sentra
  • 2019 Sentra comes with a new touchscreen
  • Rebates: Up to $1,500 cash back
  • Finance: From 0% APR for 60 months
  • Lease: From $139 per month for 36 months
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