Compare 2014 Mitsubishi Lancer vs 2014 Nissan Sentra

2014 Mitsubishi Lancer
2014 Nissan Sentra
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4-Door Sedan CVT ES FWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Lancer 4-Door Sedan CVT ES FWD 26 34 $17,330 $18,095
Lancer 4-Door Sedan CVT GT FWD 23 30 $20,539 $21,445
Lancer 4-Door Sedan CVT SE AWD 22 29 $19,822 $20,695
Lancer 4-Door Sedan Manual ES FWD 25 34 $16,468 $17,195
Lancer 4-Door Sedan Manual GT FWD 22 31 $19,582 $20,445
Lancer 4-Door Sedan TC-SST Ralliart AWD 18 25 $27,196 $28,395
Lancer Evolution 4-Door Sedan Manual GSR 17 23 $33,517 $34,995
Lancer Evolution 4-Door Sedan TC-SST MR 17 22 $36,583 $38,195
Lancer Sportback 5-Door Sportback ES FWD 24 32 $17,809 $18,595
Lancer Sportback 5-Door Sportback GT FWD 22 29 $21,018 $21,945
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4-Door Sedan I4 CVT FE+ S
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Sentra 4-Door Sedan I4 CVT FE+ S 30 40 $16,804 $17,240
Sentra 4-Door Sedan I4 CVT FE+ SV 30 40 $16,922 $17,940
Sentra 4-Door Sedan I4 CVT S 30 39 $16,416 $16,840
Sentra 4-Door Sedan I4 CVT SL 30 39 $18,521 $19,640
Sentra 4-Door Sedan I4 CVT SR 30 39 $17,675 $18,740
Sentra 4-Door Sedan I4 CVT SV 30 39 $16,547 $17,540
Sentra 4-Door Sedan I4 Manual S 27 36 $15,590 $15,990
Pricing
Invoice Price
$17,330
$16,804
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$18,095
$17,240
Monthly Payment Estimate
$302 / month
$287 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.6
6.8
TCC’s Bottom Line
Driving enthusiasts will find that the Ralliart and Evo deliver thrilling performance; but a drab interior and general lack of refinement limit the appeal of other models in the 2014 Mitsubishi Lancer lineup. The 2014 Nissan Sentra focuses on comfort, spaciousness and style over driving dynamics in an attempt to push this economy car up-market.
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Fuel Economy
City
26 mpg 30 mpg
Highway
34 mpg 40 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Compact Cars Mid-Size Cars
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in)
53.3 50.9
Second Leg Room (in)
36.1 37.4
Front Head Room (in)
39.6 39.4
Passenger Volume (ft³)
93.5 95.9
Second Hip Room (in)
54.1 50.1
Front Shoulder Room (in)
54.7 54.7
Second Head Room (in)
36.9 36.7
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
54.3 53.9
Front Leg Room (in)
42.3 42.5
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in)
60.2 60.2
Wheelbase (in)
103.7 106.3
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
69.4 69.3
Track Width, Front (in)
60.2 60.2
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.5 6.4
Length, Overall (in)
180 182.1
Height, Overall (in)
58.3 58.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
12.3 15.1
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
NA 9
Brake Type
Front Disc/Rear Drum Front Disc/Rear Drum
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA 9
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.9 11
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
NA -
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
15.5 13.2
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
32.8 34.8
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size
P205/60HR16 P205/55HR16
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P205/60HR16 P205/55HR16
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2954 2836
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 X 6.5 16 X 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 X 6.5 16 X 6.5
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
130 110
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- 470
Engine
Engine Type
Regular Unleaded I-4 Regular Unleaded I-4
Fuel System
Sequential MPI Sequential MPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
145 @ 4200 128 @ 3600
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
2.0 L/122 1.8 L/110
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
148 @ 6000 130 @ 6000
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
26 30
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
29 34
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
34 40
Transmission
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Trans Description Cont.
CVT w/OD CVT w/OD
First Gear Ratio (:1)
2.35 - 0.59 4.01 - 0.55
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
5.41 3.52
Trans Type
6 1
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
1.75 3.77
Summary
Body Style
Sedan Sedan
Vehicle Name
Mitsubishi Lancer Nissan Sentra
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
6.3 (Est) 5.3
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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