2020 Nissan Sentra

2020 Nissan Sentra

2020 Nissan Altima

2020 Nissan Altima

Nissan Sentra


Nissan Altima
149 hp 2.0L direct injection

Base Engine

188 hp 2.5L direct injection

Optional Engine

248 hp 2.0L turbo engine
14.3 cubic feet

Cargo Capacity

15.4 cubic feet
4 speakers

Standard Audio System

6 speakers
7-inch NissanConnect® touchscreen infotainment display

Infotainment Display

8-inch NissanConnect® touchscreen infotainment display
Drive-Assist® 4.2" Advanced Display

Drive Assistance

Drive-Assist® 5-inch color display

2020 Nissan Sentra vs. 2020 Nissan Altima

For compact sedan shoppers in the Lebanon area, it makes sense to compare the 2020 Nissan Sentra vs. 2020 Nissan Altima, just as Auffenberg Nissan did last year. Both cars offer the state of the art engineering you’ve come to expect from Nissan. It’s just a matter of deciding which is a better choice for your driving style in Mascoutah. Take a look at Nissan Sentra vs. Nissan Altima with Auffenberg Nissan.

2020 Nissan Sentra vs. 2020 Nissan Altima — Engine

Both Nissan Sentra vs. Nissan Altima offer engines that are both powerful and efficient. The Nissan Altima is a slightly larger car and has a proportionately bigger engine than the Nissa Sentra. Likewise the Nissan Sentra MPG is slightly better than the Nissan Altima MPG in proportion to the size of the cars. Take a look at the specs:

2020 Nissan Sentra Specs

  • Base Engine: 2.0L engine with Direct Injection
  • Base Power: 149 hp and 146 lb-ft of torque
  • EPA-Estimated Nissan Sentra MPG: 28 city and 39 highway mpg*
  • Optional Engine: none

2020 Nissan Altima Specs

  • Base Engine: 2.5L direct injection
  • Base Power: 188 hp and 180 lb-ft of torque
  • EPA-Estimated Nissan Altima MPG: 25 city and 34 highway mpg*
  • Optional Engine: 2.0L turbo engine
  • Optional Power: 248 hp and 273 lb-ft of torque

The Nissan Altima also has an even more powerful engine available. The Sentra only has one engine option.

2020 Nissan Sentra vs. 2020 Nissan Altima — Interior

Again, in Nissan Sentra vs. Nissan Altima, the primary difference is size, which you’ll notice in the Nissan Altima interior which has more space. While both cars seat five the Nissan Altima interior has a passenger volume of 100.8 cubic feet compared to the Nissan Sentra interior dimensions of 96 cubic feet. Space aside, the Sentra and Altima interiors share plenty of great technology features you’ll love in East St. Louis:

Technology Features in the Sentra and Altima

  • NissanConnect® powered by SiriusXM®
  • Android Auto™ and Apple CarPlay™
  • Bluetooth®
  • Drive-Assist® 5-inch color display
  • Multiple USB ports
  • Standard Audio — 4 speakers (Sentra), 6 speakers (Altima)
  • Available Audio — 8-speaker Bose® Premium Audio System (Sentra), 9-speaker Bose® Premium Audio System (Altima)

Compare the Nissan Sentra vs. Nissan Altima with Auffenberg Nissan

You can compare Nissan Sentra vs. Nissan Altima from the comfort of your home when you browse the Auffenberg Nissan inventory. Also be sure to take a moment to learn more about Nissan Altima reviews. Shopping for your sedan on a budget? Check out our used Sentra and used Altima inventories. 

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