2020 Nissan Altima vs Nissan Sentra

2020 Nissan Altima

When you’re on the search for a sporty and stylish sedan for your commutes around Richardson, Garland, Addison, and Plano, TX, there’s a good chance you’re considering a Nissan. After all, they do have a reputation for delivering advanced performance features, innovative safety systems, and eye-catching exterior builds. Two models you may be considering are the Altima and Sentra. Which one is the right choice for you?

Here at Courtesy Nissan we’re dedicated to helping you every step of the way through your car-buying journey, so you can find the perfect vehicle for your lifestyle. Check out our 2020 Nissan Altima vs. Nissan Sentra review below to see which is the right choice for you!

Nissan Altima & Nissan Sentra Fuel Efficiency and MPG Ratings

Nissan Sentra Performance

To get started, we’ll take a look at the Nissan Altima and Nissan Sentra MPG ratings, because they’ll give you an idea of how often you’ll need to stop for gas.

The Nissan Altima provides an EPA-estimated 28 city/39 highway/32 combined MPG rating.1 Over in the Nissan Sentra, you’re going to get an EPA-estimated 29 city/39 highway/33 combined MPG rating.2

This means you won’t have to constantly worry about stopping to fuel up either of these sedans.

Nissan Altima vs Sentra: Interior

Now, we’ll head right inside and take a look at the interior cabin dimensions. Both sedans can comfortably fit up to five passengers.

Nissan Altima Interior Dimensions

Row

Headroom

Shoulder Room

Hip Room

Legroom

First Row

39.2 inches

58.2 inches

54.7 inches

43.8 inches

Second Row

36.9 inches

57.1 inches

54.5 inches

35.2 inches

 

You’ll also get 100.8 cubic feet of passenger volume and 15.4 cubic feet of cargo volume back in the trunk.

Nissan Sentra Interior Dimensions

Row

Headroom (without moonroof)

Shoulder Room

Hip Room

Legroom

First Row

38.9 inches

56.4 inches

53.5 inches

44 inches

Second Row

36.7 inches

54.5 inches

53.3 inches

34.7 inches

 

In the Sentra, you’ll get 96 cubic feet of passenger space without a moonroof, and 14.3 cubic feet of storage room in the trunk.

If you want something a bit more compact, the Sentra is going to be the right choice for you, while the Altima is best for those who want something a little larger.

Innovative Safety Systems

Nissan Altima Safety

Both sedans come equipped with a plethora of available safety systems.

The Nissan Altima Nissan Safety Shield® 360 system includes:

  • Automatic Emergency Braking
  • Blind Spot Warning
  • Intelligent Forward Collision Warning
  • Rear Cross Traffic Alert
  • Rear Automatic Braking

With Nissan Sentra, you’ll get these features included in the Nissan Safety Shield® 360 system:

  • Automatic Emergency Braking with Pedestrian Detection
  • Rear Automatic Braking
  • Blind Spot Warning
  • Rear Cross Traffic Alert
  • Lane Departure Warning
  • High Beam Assist

Test Drive Our Nissan Models!

As you can see, both the Nissan Altima and Nissan Sentra are great choices for your travels around the Richardson, Garland, Addison, and Plano, Texas, areas. In order to ultimately decide which is the right choice for you, you’re going to have to come down to Courtesy Nissan to get behind the wheel of them for yourself.

For more information or to schedule your next test drive, call or stop by today!

 

  1. 2020 EPA Fuel Economy Estimates 28 City/39 Highway/32 Combined MPG for Altima S, SV, SL FWD; 26 City/36 Highway/30 Combined MPG for Altima S, SV, SL AWD; 27 City/37 Highway/31 Combined MPG for Altima SR, Platinum FWD; 25 City/35 Highway/29 Combined MPG for Altima SR, Platinum AWD; 25 City/34 Highway/29 Combined MPG for Altima SR, Platinum, Edition ONE VC-Turbo FWD. Fuel economy estimates based on 87-octane fuel. Actual mileage may vary with driving conditions. Use for comparison only.
  2. 2020 EPA fuel economy estimates for Sentra: 29 City/39 Highway/33 Combined MPG for 2020 Sentra S and SV; 28 City/37 Highway/32 Combined MPG for 2020 Sentra SR. Actual mileage may vary with driving conditions – use for comparison only.