Nissan Sentra vs Nissan Versa Compare price, expert/user reviews, mpg, engines, safety, cargo capacity and other specs at a glance.

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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
$18,192
4,619 listings nationwide

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2020 Nissan Versa
S FWD
MSRP
$14,730
Invoice
$14,365
Average Price Paid
$14,046
3,185 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
$18,927
Good Price
$17,326
Great Price
$16,410
2020 Nissan Versa
S FWD
Fair Price
$14,539
Good Price
$13,116
Great Price
$12,302

Used Car Pricing Used listing price comparison and analysis.

2020 Nissan Sentra
S FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$19,153
40 listings nationwide

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2020 Nissan Versa
S FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$15,934
231 listings nationwide
11 GREAT deals
29 GOOD deals

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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 Nissan Versa
S FWD
George Kennedy Test Drive Review:

When you're on a tight budget and need to replace a car, you often face a tough choice: Do you buy a new small car or something that’s pre-owned but has more space? For many years, ...

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  • Look and Feel 8
  • Performance 6
  • Form & Function 8
  • Technology 6
  • Safety 9
  • Cost-Effectiveness 9
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  • Look and Feel 7
  • Performance 5
  • Form & Function 6
  • Technology 8
  • Safety 8
  • Cost-Effectiveness 9

User Reviews Reviews from CarGurus users who have driven or owned the car.

2020 Nissan Sentra
S FWD
40
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 Nissan Versa
S FWD
GuruV69VH writes:
Great first car for my daughter
Looks/Style Ranked 2017 Chevrolet Cruze LT Hatchback FWD better.
"Sportier"
Value Ranked 2017 Chevrolet Cruze LT Hatchback FWD worse.
"Room, gas mileage, and value"

Specs

2020 Nissan Sentra
S FWD
2020 Nissan Versa
S FWD
Powertrain Continuously Variable Transmission
Drivetrain
FWD
FWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
29 MPG
32 MPG
27 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
39 MPG
40 MPG
35 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 12.4 gal 10.8 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
149 hp @ 6,400 RPM
122 hp @ 6,300 RPM
122 hp @ 6,300 RPM
Torque
146 lb-ft @ 4,400 RPM
114 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM
114 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM
Cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
10.6:1
10.4:1
10.4:1
Displacement
2,000 cc
1,600 cc
1,600 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.31 in x 3.55 in
3.07 in x 3.29 in
3.07 in x 3.29 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard Standard
Rear Side Airbags -- 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 4 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
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player Standard Standard
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 44 in 44.5 in
Back Legroom 37.4 in 31 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 14.3 cu ft 14.7 cu ft
Maximum Payload 910 lbs 862 lbs
Exterior
Length 182.7 in 177 in
Width 71.5 in 68.5 in
Height 56.9 in 57.3 in
Wheelbase 106.8 in 103.1 in

Available Options

2020 Nissan Sentra
S FWD

Exterior Colors

  • Brilliant Silver Metallic
  • Fresh Powder
  • Gun Metallic
  • Super Black

Option Packages

  • [N92] Lighting Package
2020 Nissan Versa
S FWD

Exterior Colors

  • Brilliant Silver Metallic
  • Electric Blue Metallic
  • Fresh Powder
  • Gun Metallic
  • Super Black

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