Compare 2018 Nissan Sentra vs 2018 Toyota Corolla

2018 Nissan Sentra
2018 Toyota Corolla
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NISMO CVT
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Sentra NISMO CVT 25 30 $24,495 $25,790
Sentra NISMO Manual 25 31 $24,495 $25,790
Sentra S CVT 29 37 $17,811 $18,275
Sentra S Manual 27 35 $16,562 $16,990
Sentra SL CVT 29 37 $22,267 $23,440
Sentra SR CVT 29 37 $19,481 $20,500
Sentra SR Turbo CVT 27 33 $21,366 $22,490
Sentra SR Turbo Manual 26 32 $21,091 $22,200
Sentra SV CVT 29 37 $18,139 $19,085
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L CVT
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Corolla L CVT 28 36 $17,577 $18,600
Corolla LE CVT 28 36 $17,625 $19,035
Corolla LE Eco CVT 30 40 $17,995 $19,435
Corolla LE Eco w/Package 1 CVT 29 38 $17,995 $19,435
Corolla SE CVT 28 35 $19,022 $20,545
Corolla SE Manual 27 35 $20,152 $21,765
Corolla XLE CVT 28 36 $20,403 $22,035
Corolla XSE CVT 28 35 $21,093 $22,780
Corolla iM CVT 28 36 $18,139 $19,590
Corolla iM Manual 27 35 $17,454 $18,850
Pricing
Invoice Price
$24,495
$17,577
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$25,790
$18,600
Monthly Payment Estimate
$430 / month
$310 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
5.5
6.3
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2018 Nissan Sentra is a compact car that does what it says on the package: it’s roomy, quiet, and relatively affordable. Perfectly average in every way, the Toyota Corolla is thoroughly competent, but not at all interesting.
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Fuel Economy
City
25 mpg 28 mpg
Highway
30 mpg 36 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Mid-Size Cars Compact Cars
Interior Dimensions
Front Leg Room (in)
42.5 42.3
Front Hip Room (in)
50.9 53
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Leg Room (in)
37.4 41.4
Front Head Room (in)
39.4 38.3
Second Hip Room (in)
50.1 43.9
Front Shoulder Room (in)
54.7 54.8
Second Head Room (in)
36.7 37.1
Passenger Volume (ft³)
96 97.5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
53.9 54.8
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in)
60.2 60.4
Wheelbase (in)
106.3 106.3
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
69.3 69.9
Track Width, Front (in)
60.2 60.3
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.3 6.7
Length, Overall (in)
183.6 183.1
Height, Overall (in)
58.9 57.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
15.1 13
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.5 9
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 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)
11 10.8
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA Yes
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes -
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
13.2 13.2
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
34.8 35.6
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size
P215/45VR18 P195/65SR15
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P215/45VR18 P195/65SR15
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3090 2840
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Styled Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 X 7 15 X 6
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Styled Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 X 7 15 X 6
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
470 390
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
110 80
Engine
Displacement
1.6 L 1.8 L/110
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
188 @ 5600 132 @ 6000
Engine Type
Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-4 Regular Unleaded I-4
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Sequential MPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
177 @ 5200 128 @ 4400
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
27 32
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
30 36
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
25 28
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.52 4.76
Trans Type
1 1
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.77 2.60
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Trans Description Cont.
CVT w/OD CVT w/OD
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.01 - 0.55 2.48 - 0.40
Summary
Body Style
Sedan Sedan
Vehicle Name
Nissan Sentra Toyota Corolla
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Torsion Beam Torsion Beam
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Rear
Torsion Beam Torsion Beam
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
6.6 5.5
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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