The 2021 Nissan Sentra boasts eye-grabbing style, superior connectivity, a powerful engine, and refined driver assistance technology under the Nissan Safety Shield® 360. Before you make a decision about buying it, we know what you’re wondering: How does it compare to the other vehicles in the compact sedan segment? To give you an understanding, at Robbins Nissan in Humble, TX, we have put together a comparison guide of the 2021 Nissan Sentra vs 2021 Honda Civic, one of its biggest competitors in the segment.
2021 Nissan Sentra
2021 Honda Civic
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As seen in the table above, the 2021 Nissan Sentra is at an advantage in terms of the starting MSRP and engine torque. Both models are at a similar level in terms of their fuel tank capacity and fuel economy. The 2021 Nissan Sentra is equipped with a standard 2.0-liter 4-cylinder engine. The 2021 Honda Civic offers an option of two engines: 2.0-liter In-line 4-cylinder engine and 1.5-liter in-line 4-cylinder with Turbocharger engine.
In terms of safety, the 2021 Nissan Sentra and 2021 Honda Civic come with Automatic Emergency Braking with Pedestrian Detection, Intelligent Forward Collision Warning, and Lane Departure Warning. The 2021 Nissan Sentra, meanwhile, comes with a Blind Spot Warning, Rear Cross Traffic Alert, and Rear Automatic Braking. It also features a Vehicle Security System that deters vehicle theft. These systems aren’t available on the 2021 Honda Civic.
Based on the comparison, it is evident that the 2021 Nissan Sentra has an edge on quite a few counts. If you want to get behind the wheel of the 2021 Nissan Sentra, schedule a test drive at Robbins Nissan in Humble, TX.