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Vehicle Comparisons:
2020 Nissan Sentra vs Toyota Corolla

2020 Nissan Sentra

Looking for a new compact car to make your commute in the Brockton, Randolph, and Stoughton areas more enjoyable? The 2020 Nissan Sentra and Toyota Corolla are probably on your shortlist of cars to consider. Both are efficient rides that pack a lot of punch for their size. Still, which of the two fits your needs better?

Our team at Nissan 24 is here to help you figure that out. Our comparison of the Sentra and Corolla will cover all the important specs and features, so you can compare the qualities you care about and choose your next dream ride! If you have any questions or want to make an appointment, contact our team today.

Nissan Sentra vs Toyota Corolla: Interior Space

2020 Nissan Sentra Interior SpaceWith a smaller car like the 2020 Sentra or Corolla, every inch of space counts. Both do exceptionally well in room for the driver and front passenger, with front headroom coming to 38.9 inches for the Sentra and 38.3 inches for the Corolla. The major difference for the two comes with front legroom: The new Sentra comes out on top with 44.0 inches of legroom compared to the new Corolla’s 42.0 inches of legroom. That’s plenty of room to stay limber during long rides.

As for storage space, both cars feature clever storage pockets and center console bins that make storing carry-on items easy, in places accessible from all cabin seats. However, for comfortably storing groceries, golf bags, luggage and more, the 14.3 cubic feet of Sentra cargo volume in the trunk can do more than the Corolla with 13.1 cubic feet.

Performance Specs

The 2020 Toyota offers a 1.8L 4-cylinder engine to deliver 139 horsepower and 126 lb-ft of torque. Sentra’s engine surpasses this, with the standard 2.0L 4-cylinder, generating 149 horsepower and 146 lb-ft of torque.

2020 Nissan Sentra Engine Specs

The Corolla has a fuel economy of an EPA-estimated 29 city/37 highway MPG, for efficient rides that will get you where you need to go with fewer stops at the pump. While impressive, it doesn’t compare to the EPA-estimated 29 city/39 highway MPG you’ll find on the Sentra.*

Interior Tech & Design

2020 Nissan Sentra Interior TechnologyThe 2020 Sentra and Corolla use their respective connectivity systems to provide thrilling infotainment, with available functions to let you access your compatible smartphone apps, music library, and emergency communications.

iPhone users will find seamless mobile integration with Apple CarPlay®, available on both the Corolla and the Sentra. Nissan takes this one step further, however, with the added option of Android Auto™. Android users driving the Corolla are unfortunately out of luck, as Toyota does not offer this feature.

The 2020 Corolla offers a Blue/Black SofTex® interior trim, while the Sentra creates an athletic impression with available Sport Cloth seat trim with contrast orange stitching.

2020 Nissan Sentra vs Toyota Corolla: Which Will You Choose?

Has our comparison of the 2020 Sentra and 2020 Corolla helped you narrow your options for your next small car? These two vehicles are certainly efficient, spacious, high-tech rides. However, shoppers looking for more cargo volume, performance options, and interior flair may like what the 2020 Nissan Sentra has to offer.

If you live near Brockton, Randolph, or Stoughton, contact us at Nissan 24 to learn more about the Nissan Sentra—or schedule a test drive for some hands-on experience!


*2020 EPA fuel economy estimates for Sentra®: 29 city MPG / 39 hwy MPG / 33 combined MPG for 2020 Sentra S and SV. Actual mileage may vary with driving conditions – use for comparison only.