In the crowded compact sedan segment, the 2020 Nissan Sentra is a standout model, with its sporty styling, pleasing driving dynamics, a comfortable and refined interior, advanced technologies, and a wide array of premium features. See how the 2020 Sentra measures up against the compact sedan competition in this 2020 Nissan Sentra vs 2020 Toyota Corolla comparison.
Advantages of the 2020 Sentra over the 2020 Corolla
The 2020 Sentra is very fun-to-drive. It's powered by a 2.0-liter 4-cylinder engine, which produces an output of 149 horsepower and 146 lb-ft of torque. The base-level 1.8-liter 4-cylinder engine in the 2020 Corolla manages just 139 horsepower and 126 lb-ft of torque. With a wider track width than the Corolla (2 inches wider for the front wheels; 1.6 inches wider for the rear wheels), the Sentra provides a stable ride and superb handling. Also, with its aerodynamic design, the Sentra has less air resistance with a coefficient of drag as low as 0.27, compared to 0.29 for the Corolla.
The 2020 Sentra has the more spacious cabin, with a total passenger volume of 96.0 cu-ft, compared to 88.6 cu-ft for the 2020 Corolla. The Sentra also has 1.7 inches more legroom for the front seats and 2.6 inches more legroom for the rear seats. Additionally, with its more spacious trunk (14.3 cu-ft vs 13.1 cu-ft), the Sentra has greater storage capabilities.
On the safety front, the 2020 Sentra offers safety-enhancing driving assistance features like the Rear Automatic Braking system and a Rear Cross Traffic Alert system. The 2020 Corolla doesn’t offer either of these features.
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