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Compare 2021 Hyundai Elantra vs 2020 Nissan Sentra

2021 Hyundai Elantra
2020 Nissan Sentra
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2021 Hyundai Elantra
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S CVT
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Sentra S CVT 29 39 $18,352 $19,310
Sentra SR CVT 28 37 $20,571 $21,650
Sentra SV CVT 29 39 $19,357 $20,370
Pricing
Invoice Price
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$18,352
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
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$19,310
Monthly Payment Estimate
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$322 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
6.0
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2021 Hyundai Elantra compact sedan is hardly small anymore: It has big style, big available tech, and big range from a hybrid powertrain. The 2020 Nissan Sentra is sportier and better equipped but is still a value.
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Fuel Economy
City
- 29 mpg
Highway
- 39 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
- Mid-Size Cars
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in)
- 53.5
Passenger Capacity
- 5
Second Leg Room (in)
- 34.7
Front Head Room (in)
- 38.9
Second Hip Room (in)
- 53.3
Front Shoulder Room (in)
- 56.4
Second Head Room (in)
- 36.7
Passenger Volume (ft³)
- 96
Second Shoulder Room (in)
- 54.5
Front Leg Room (in)
- 44
Exterior Dimensions
Wheelbase (in)
- 106.8
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
- 71.5
Track Width, Front (in)
- 62.6
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- 4.8
Length, Overall (in)
- 182.7
Height, Overall (in)
- 56.9
Track Width, Rear (in)
- 62.8
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
- 14.3
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
- Yes
Brake ABS System
- 4-Wheel
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- 11
Brake Type
- Front Disc/Rear Drum
Disc - Front (Yes or )
- Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
- 12.4
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
- 38.1
Steering Type
- Rack-Pinion
Tires
Front Tire Size
- P205/60HR16
Spare Tire Size
- Compact
Front Tire Order Code
- NA
Spare Tire Order Code
- NA
Rear Tire Size
- P205/60HR16
Rear Tire Order Code
- NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
- 3047
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
- Compact
Rear Wheel Material
- Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
- 16 X 6.5
Front Wheel Material
- Steel
Spare Wheel Material
- Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
- 16 X 6.5
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- 150
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
- 149 @ 6400
Engine Type
- Regular Unleaded I-4
Fuel System
- Sequential MPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
- 146 @ 4400
Engine Order Code
- NA
Displacement
- 2.0 L/122
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
- 39
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
- 29
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
- 33
Transmission
Trans Description Cont. Again
- NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
- 5.25
Trans Order Code
- NA
Trans Description Cont.
- CVT w/OD
Reverse Ratio (:1)
- 1.80
Trans Type
- 1
Drivetrain
- Front Wheel Drive
Summary
Body Style
- Sedan
Vehicle Name
- Nissan Sentra
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front
- Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
- Strut
Suspension Type - Rear
- Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
- Multi-Link
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
- 5.4
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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2021 Hyundai Elantra
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  • Redesigned 2020 Sentra includes a more powerful engine
  • Rebates: $750 cash back available
  • Finance: From 0% APR for 60 months + $500
  • Lease: From $149 per month for 36 months
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