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2017 Nissan Sentra vs 2017 Toyota Corolla

Small sedans have a vital place in the automotive world. You can count on them to provide you with efficient and comfortable rides, relying on them to get you around town during your daily grind or your weekend trips to see family. These cars can fit into budgets of all different sizes, and the fact that they are so efficient means they can also save you money over the long run. It’s no wonder these kinds of cars are so appealing, which also means there are plenty of options for you to choose out there from all kinds of different automakers. Which one is right for you? We are here to help with a comparison of the 2017 Nissan Sentra vs the 2017 Toyota Corolla.

Both of these cars are quality options if you are looking for a smaller vehicle, and Nissan and Toyota both have global reputations that speak for themselves. When placed side-by-side, however, the Sentra pulls ahead in a number of areas.

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2017 Nissan Sentra vs 2017 Toyota Corolla
Manual or Automatic Xtronic CVT Base Model Transmission Automatic CVTi-S

27/35 City/Hwy MPG (Manual Transmission)

29/37 City/Hwy MPG (CVT Transmission)

Fuel Economy 28/36 City/Hwy MPG
42.5 Inches Front Leg Room 42.3 Inches
$16,990 Base MSRP $18,500

Affordability with the 2017 Nissan Sentra

While the budget is not the only important aspect to consider when buying a new car, it certainly is an important factor. The 2017 Nissan Sentra offers a base MSRP that is $1,510 less than the base price of the 2017 Toyota Corolla. If you go with the optional CVT transmission, you will be getting an estimated 29 city and 37 highway miles per gallon, or 27 city and 35 highway miles per gallon with the manual transmission. Either way, it is a remarkable fuel economy that can help make stops at the gas station less frequent.

When you buy a small car, you do not want it to be cramped. Fortunately, both of these cars offer comparably comfortable leg room up front, so even if you are on the tall side, you can feel right at home behind the wheel.

The 2017 Nissan Sentra is a comfortable and efficient vehicle that also offers as much as 130 horsepower, so it’s also peppy and spirited, making each ride a fun one.

silver 2017 Nissan Sentra exterior front
2017 Nissan Sentra engine
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