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User Ranking Drivers and owners ranked these cars in 9 categories.

New Car Pricing New listing price comparison and analysis.

2020 Nissan Sentra
S FWD
MSRP
$19,090
Invoice
$18,144
Average Price Paid
$18,134
1,785 listings nationwide

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2020 Honda Accord
1.5T EX FWD
MSRP
$28,070
Invoice
$25,541
Average Price Paid
$25,012
2,022 listings nationwide

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Pricing Analysis Price analysis based on recent sales data applied to current trim without options.

2020 Nissan Sentra
S FWD
Fair Price
$18,692
Good Price
$17,327
Great Price
$16,547
2020 Honda Accord
1.5T EX FWD
Fair Price
$26,031
Good Price
$24,331
Great Price
$23,358

Used Car Pricing Used listing price comparison and analysis.

2020 Nissan Sentra
S FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$19,237
8 listings nationwide

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2020 Honda Accord
1.5T EX FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$28,071
18 listings nationwide

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2020 Nissan Sentra
S FWD
Clifford Atiyeh Test Drive Review:

For 38 years, Nissan has peddled the Sentra as its definitive starter car. It’s a household name like Civic, Corolla, and Jetta—all of which are brand-new or have been refreshed in the...

2020 Honda Accord
1.5T EX FWD
Kyree Williams Preview:

The midsize Honda Accord entered its tenth generation for the 2018 model year. For 2020, it goes unchanged, offering the same LX, Sport, EX, EX-L, and Touring trims. The Accord gives ...

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  • Look and Feel 8
  • Performance 6
  • Form & Function 8
  • Technology 6
  • Safety 9
  • Cost-Effectiveness 9
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User Reviews Reviews from CarGurus users who have driven or owned the car.

2020 Nissan Sentra
S FWD
30
GuruKTKX7 writes:
Good by looks but not as powerful
Power Ranked 2020 Hyundai Elantra SEL Sedan FWD better.
"Horse power"
Looks/Style Ranked 2020 Hyundai Elantra SEL Sedan FWD worse.
"Ok ok"
Cargo Capacity Ranked 2020 Hyundai Elantra SEL Sedan FWD worse.
"Ok"
Family Car Ranked 2020 Hyundai Elantra SEL Sedan FWD worse.
"Spacious"
2020 Honda Accord
1.5T EX FWD
30
GuruP9PY5 writes:
The Honda was boring compared to the Mazda in the Mazda had a much nicer more luxurious feel to it and looked ...
Guru663CL writes:
Good looking. Good power. Good handling.
Looks/Style Ranked 2019 Kia Stinger GTS AWD better.
"Edgier"
Front Seats Ranked 2019 Kia Stinger GTS AWD better.
"Form fitting"
Harvey writes:
Ended up buying the 2020 Honda Accord. Better depreciation and value in the long run of car ownership.
Power Ranked 2020 Kia Optima SX Turbo FWD worse.
"No Turbo lag, stomp the accelerator and it moves out fast."
Family Car Ranked 2020 Kia Optima SX Turbo FWD worse.
"Lots of room and convenience features. "

Specs

2020 Nissan Sentra
S FWD
2020 Honda Accord
1.5T EX FWD
Powertrain Continuously Variable Transmission Continuously Variable Transmission
Drivetrain
FWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
29 MPG
30 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
39 MPG
38 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 12.4 gal 14.8 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
149 hp @ 6,400 RPM
192 hp @ 5,500 RPM
Torque
146 lb-ft @ 4,400 RPM
192 lb-ft @ 1,500 RPM
Cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
10.6:1
10.3:1
Displacement
2,000 cc
1,500 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.31 in x 3.55 in
2.87 in x 3.52 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard Standard
Curtain Airbags Standard Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Overall 4 stars 5 stars
Front Crash Overall 4 stars 5 stars
Front Crash Driver 5 stars 5 stars
Front Crash Passenger 3 stars 5 stars
Side Crash Overall 5 stars 5 stars
Side Barrier Driver 5 stars 5 stars
Side Barrier Passenger 5 stars 5 stars
Side Pole Driver 5 stars 5 stars
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof -- Standard
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player Standard --
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Driver Power Seats -- Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 44 in 42.3 in
Back Legroom 37.4 in 40.4 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 14.3 cu ft 16.7 cu ft
Maximum Payload 910 lbs 1,100 lbs
Exterior
Length 182.7 in 192.2 in
Width 71.5 in 73.3 in
Height 56.9 in 57.1 in
Wheelbase 106.8 in 111.4 in

Available Options

2020 Nissan Sentra
S FWD

Exterior Colors

  • Brilliant Silver Metallic
  • Fresh Powder
  • Gun Metallic
  • Super Black
2020 Honda Accord
1.5T EX FWD

Exterior Colors

  • Champagne Frost Pearl
  • Crystal Black Pearl
  • Lunar Silver Metallic
  • Modern Steel Metallic
  • Obsidian Blue Pearl
  • Platinum White Pearl
  • Radiant Red Metallic

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