Compare 2007 Lexus IS vs 2007 Nissan Sentra

2007 Lexus IS
2007 Nissan Sentra
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4-Door Sport Sedan Automatic AWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
IS 250 4-Door Sport Sedan Automatic AWD 22 28 $30,168 $34,285
IS 250 4-Door Sport Sedan Automatic RWD 24 32 $27,653 $31,425
IS 250 4-Door Sport Sedan Manual RWD 20 28 $26,623 $30,255
IS 350 4-Door Sport Sedan Automatic 21 28 $31,420 $35,705
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4-Door Sedan I4 CVT 2.0
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Sentra 4-Door Sedan I4 CVT 2.0 29 35 $14,868 $15,550
Sentra 4-Door Sedan I4 CVT 2.0 S 29 35 $15,300 $16,450
Sentra 4-Door Sedan I4 CVT 2.0 SL 29 35 $17,113 $18,400
Sentra 4-Door Sedan I4 CVT SE-R 24 30 $18,043 $19,400
Sentra 4-Door Sedan I4 Manual 2.0 28 34 $14,103 $14,750
Sentra 4-Door Sedan I4 Manual 2.0 S 28 34 $14,556 $15,650
Sentra 4-Door Sedan I4 Manual SE-R Spec V 21 29 $18,508 $19,900
Pricing
Invoice Price
$30,168
$14,868
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$34,285
$15,550
Monthly Payment Estimate
$571 / month
$259 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
22 mpg 29 mpg
Highway
28 mpg 35 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Sub-Compact Compact
Interior Dimensions
Front Leg Room (in)
43.9 42.4
Front Hip Room (in)
54.1 54.1
Second Leg Room (in)
30.6 34.5
Front Head Room (in)
39.0 40.6
Passenger Volume (ft³)
88.3 97.4
Second Hip Room (in)
53.7 53.0
Front Shoulder Room (in)
54.4 56.9
Second Head Room (in)
36.9 37.3
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
52.7 55.1
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in)
60.4 60.8
Wheelbase (in)
107.5 105.7
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
70.9 70.5
Track Width, Front (in)
60.4 59.8
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - 5.6
Length, Overall (in)
180.1 179.8
Height, Overall (in)
56.7 59.5
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
13.0 13.1
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.45 x - TBD - NA
Brake Type
Pwr Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA - TBD -
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.65 x - TBD - 11.02 x 0.94
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA Yes
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
17.1 14.5
Steering
Steering Type
Electric Pwr Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.96 2.9
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
14.1 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
35.5 35.4
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P225/45VR17 P205/60HR15
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P225/45VR17 P205/60HR15
Spare Tire Size
Compact T125/70D16
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3651 2897
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 x 8 15 x 6.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 x 8 15 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact 16
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - 7.4
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
185 @ 4800 147 @ 4800
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
2.5L/152 2.0L/153
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
204 @ 6400 140 @ 5100
Engine Type
Gas V6 Gas I4
Fuel System
Direct Injection SMPI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
28 35
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
22 29
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.59 NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.52 2.35 - 0.39
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.40 NA
Trans Type
6 1
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.72 NA
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.22 1.75
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.04 NA
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.10 5.41
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 NA
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic CVT
Summary
Body Style
4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name
Lexus IS 250 Nissan Sentra
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
NA NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - NA
Suspension Type - Front
Double Wishbone Independent Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
NA w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - NA
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Torsion Beam

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