2019 Nissan Sentra vs 2019 Nissan Altima
2019 Nissan Sentra 2019 Nissan Altima

  Engine

1.8L I-4 2.5L I-4

  Horsepower

130 188

  MPG (City/Highway)

29/37 * 28/39 *

2019 Nissan Sentra vs 2019 Nissan Altima

Serving Farmington Hills, MI

The 2019 Nissan Sentra and the 2019 Nissan Altima are both popular sedans. If you are considering either of these vehicles, then you will want to check out this head-to-head review brought to you by Suburban Nissan of Farmington Hills. In this review, we will be taking a look at both the 2019 Nissan Sentra and the 2019 Nissan Altima in terms of performance, appearance, and features.

Performance

The 2019 Nissan Sentra comes standard with a 1.8-liter DOHC 16-valve 4-cylinder engine that offers up to 130 horsepower. Fuel economy on the 1.8-liter engine is rated at 37 miles per gallon on the highway. There is also an optional 1.6-liter Direct Injection Gasoline (DIG) turbocharged 4-cylinder engine that offers up to 188 horsepower. In a 0 to 60 performance test, the 2.0-liter turbocharged engine achieves a time of 7.0 seconds. The 2019 Nissan Altima comes standard with a 2.5-liter Direct Injection Gasoline (DIG) DOHC 16-valve 4-cylinder engine that provides up to 188 horsepower. There is also an optional 2.0-liter Variable Compression Turbo (VC-Turbo™) DOHC 16-valve 4-cylinder engine that offers up to 242 horsepower. In a 0 to 60 performance test, the 2.0-liter turbocharged engine can achieve a time of 6.1 seconds. Overall, the Nissan Altima offers more powerful engine options while the 2019 Sentra offers better fuel economy.

Appearance

The 2019 Nissan Sentra is a compact sedan that offers a sporty appearance on its exterior highlighted by body color door handles, side mirrors and an integrated rear spoiler. Inside the Sentra, there is room for up to five passengers and advanced center console controls. The 2019 Nissan Altima is a mid-sized sedan that offers a sporty exterior highlighted by the V-sport grille. On the interior, the Altima provides room for up to 5 adult passengers and upscale touches such as soft-touch materials on the doors and the dashboard. Overall, the 2019 Nissan Sentra offers a more sporty appearance while the 2019 Nissan Altima features more upscale touches.

Features

The 2019 Nissan Sentra comes with several standard features including Intelligent Auto Headlights, a 7-inch infotainment screen, RearView Monitor, and BlueTooth Streaming Audio. The 2019 Nissan Altima comes standard with many features including Intelligent Forward Collison Warning, Automatic Emergency Braking, an 8-way power driver's seat, an 8-inch infotainment screen, and Apple CarPlay. Overall, the 2019 Nissan Altima offers more advanced standard features, while the 2019 Nissan Sentra provides standard features competitive for its class.

Suburban Nissan of Farmington Hills invites you to test drive both the 2019 Nissan Sentra and the 2019 Nissan Altima for yourself. Our friendly sales team is ready to go above and beyond to give you a great deal on each of these fast sellers.

* Actual mileage may vary with driving conditions – use for comparison only.