Compare 2022 Nissan Sentra vs 2022 Volkswagen Jetta

2022 Nissan Sentra
2022 Volkswagen Jetta
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S CVT
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Sentra S CVT 29 39 $18,827 $19,810
Sentra SR CVT 28 37 $21,282 $22,400
Sentra SV CVT 29 39 $19,831 $20,870
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S Automatic
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Jetta S Automatic 31 41 $20,318 $21,165
Jetta S Manual 29 43 $19,550 $20,365
Jetta SE Automatic 29 40 $23,131 $24,095
Jetta SEL Automatic 29 40 $26,971 $28,095
Jetta Sport Automatic 31 41 $21,183 $22,065
Jetta Sport Manual 29 43 $20,414 $21,265
Jetta GLI Automaticbahn DSG 26 36 $30,811 $32,095
Jetta GLI Automaticbahn Manual 26 37 $30,042 $31,295
Pricing
Invoice Price
$18,827
$20,318
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$19,810
$21,165
Monthly Payment Estimate
$330 / month
$353 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
6.0
6.0
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2022 Nissan Sentra uncovers a cache of refinement in its sleek shape and refined ride. The 2022 Volkswagen Jetta packs more standard features for a better compact car value.
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Fuel Economy
City
29 mpg 31 mpg
Highway
39 mpg 41 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Midsize Cars Compact Cars
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in)
53.5 53
Passenger Volume (ft³)
96 94.7
Second Leg Room (in)
34.7 37.4
Front Head Room (in)
38.9 38.5
Second Hip Room (in)
53.3 51.4
Front Shoulder Room (in)
56.4 55.9
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Head Room (in)
36.7 37.2
Second Shoulder Room (in)
54.5 54
Front Leg Room (in)
44 41.1
Exterior Dimensions
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
71.5 70.8
Track Width, Front (in)
62.6 60.7
Min Ground Clearance (in)
4.8 5.5
Length, Overall (in)
182.7 186.5
Height, Overall (in)
56.9 57.7
Track Width, Rear (in)
62.8 60.4
Wheelbase (in)
106.8 105.7
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
14.3 14.1
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Yes NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11 11.3
Brake Type
Front Disc/Rear Drum 4-Wheel Disc
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
- Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- 10.7
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
- NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
12.4 13.2
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
38.1 36.7
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Front Tire Size
P205/60HR16 P205/60HR16
Spare Tire Size
Compact NA
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P205/60HR16 P205/60HR16
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3036 2989
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact NA
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 X 6.5 16 X 6.5
Front Wheel Material
Steel Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 X 6.5 16 X 6.5
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
150 140
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- 540
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
146 @ 4400 184 @ 1750
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
2.0 L/122 1.5 L/91
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
149 @ 6400 158 @ 5500
Engine Type
Regular Unleaded I-4 Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-4
Fuel System
Sequential MPI Gasoline Direct Injection
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
33 35
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
39 41
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
29 31
Transmission
First Gear Ratio (:1)
2.63 - 0.38 5.07
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
5.10 3.32
Trans Type
1 8
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
1.80 4.00
Trans Order Code
NA RS
Trans Description Cont.
CVT w/OD Automatic w/OD
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.81
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
- 1.95
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 1.23
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
- 2.97
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.67
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 1.47
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 1.00
Summary
Vehicle Name
Nissan Sentra Volkswagen Jetta
Body Style
Sedan Sedan
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Torsion Beam
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Torsion Beam
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Strut
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
5.3 5.0
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
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Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
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Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
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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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