Compare 2008 Nissan Sentra vs 2010 Toyota Corolla

2008 Nissan Sentra
2010 Toyota Corolla
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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 25 33 $15,483 $16,140
Sentra 4-Door Sedan I4 CVT 2.0 S 25 33 $16,018 $17,170
Sentra 4-Door Sedan I4 CVT 2.0 SL 25 33 $17,786 $19,070
Sentra 4-Door Sedan I4 CVT SE-R 24 30 $18,716 $20,070
Sentra 4-Door Sedan I4 Manual 2.0 S 24 31 $15,275 $16,370
Sentra 4-Door Sedan I4 Manual SE-R Spec V 21 33 $19,181 $20,570
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4-Door Sedan Automatic
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Corolla 4-Door Sedan Automatic 26 34 $15,193 $16,250
Corolla 4-Door Sedan Automatic LE 26 34 $15,417 $16,850
Corolla 4-Door Sedan Automatic S 26 34 $15,875 $17,350
Corolla 4-Door Sedan Automatic XLE 26 34 $16,241 $17,750
Corolla 4-Door Sedan Automatic XRS 22 30 $18,437 $20,150
Corolla 4-Door Sedan Manual 26 35 $14,445 $15,450
Corolla 4-Door Sedan Manual S 26 35 $15,115 $16,520
Corolla 4-Door Sedan Manual XRS 22 30 $17,347 $18,960
Pricing
Invoice Price
$15,483
$15,193
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$16,140
$16,250
Monthly Payment Estimate
$269 / month
$271 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.8
7.8
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2008 Nissan Sentra is worth a drive, but its CVT may turn off some buyers. The 2010 Toyota Corolla has two different personalities: a bare-basic entry-level model and the sporty—but pricey—Corolla XRS.
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Fuel Economy
City
25 mpg 26 mpg
Highway
33 mpg 34 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Compact Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in)
34.5 36.3
Front Head Room (in)
40.6 38.8
Passenger Volume (ft³)
97.4 92.0
Second Hip Room (in)
53.0 43.9
Front Shoulder Room (in)
56.9 54.8
Second Head Room (in)
37.3 37.2
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
55.1 54.6
Front Leg Room (in)
42.4 41.7
Front Hip Room (in)
54.1 53.0
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in)
28.1 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
70.5 69.3
Track Width, Front (in)
59.8 60.3
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.6 5.8
Length, Overall (in)
179.8 178.7
Height, Overall (in)
59.5 57.7
Track Width, Rear (in)
60.8 60.4
Wheelbase (in)
105.7 102.4
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
13.1 12.3
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.02 x 0.94 10.8 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Brake ABS System
NA 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
NA NA
Brake Type
Power Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
9.0 x - TBD - 9.0 x - TBD -
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
14.5 13.2
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
16.4 17.4
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
35.4 35.6
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Electric-Assist Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.9 3.4
Tires
Rear Tire Size
P205/60HR15 P195/65R15
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P205/60HR15 P195/65R15
Spare Tire Size
T125/70D16 Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
100 150
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
100 150
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1000 1500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1000 1500
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2925 2745
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
15 x 6.5 15 x 6.0
Spare Wheel Size (in)
16 x - TBD - Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
15 x 6.5 15 x 6.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
7.4 5.8
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
650 - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
110 - TBD -
Engine
Displacement
2.0L/122 1.8L/110
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
140 @ 5100 132 @ 6000
Engine Type
Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System
SMPI SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
147 @ 4800 128 @ 4400
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
25 26
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
33 34
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
- 29
Transmission
Trans Type
1 4
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
1.75 2.34
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
NA 1.55
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
5.41 4.13
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA 0.70
Trans Description Cont.
CVT Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
2.35 - 0.39 2.85
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
NA 1.00
Summary
Vehicle Name
Nissan Sentra Toyota Corolla
Body Style
4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
NA 0.79
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
NA w/Stabilizer Bar
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
NA - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
0.9 0.94
Suspension Type - Rear
Torsion Beam Torsion Beam
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
NA w/Stabilizer Bar
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
NA - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Independent Strut MacPherson Strut
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
- 8
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
- 6.5

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