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2015 Chevrolet Sonic vs. 2014 Nissan Sentra Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
Passengers in the back seat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Nissan Sentra than the Chevrolet Sonic, due to its greater head- and legroom. Offering just a little more front head- and legroom than the Chevrolet Sonic, drivers may find the Nissan Sentra a little roomier and somewhat more comfortable.

Convenience
With the Nissan Sentra you will definitely be making less frequent stops at the gas station than with the Chevrolet Sonic, due to its tank size and fuel economy.

Cost
There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). When looking only at MSRP, the Chevrolet Sonic will have less of an impact on your bank account than the Nissan Sentra. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Chevrolet Sonic and the Nissan Sentra have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
The Chevrolet Sonic is a little narrower than the Nissan Sentra, so you'll have an easier time getting in and out of the car in a tight parking spot. If you go with the Chevrolet Sonic, you'll have a much easier time finding a large enough space to park than you will with the Nissan Sentra.

Drivetrain
With similar torque, the Chevrolet Sonic and the Nissan Sentra do an equal job of transmitting their engine's power to their wheels.

Handling
The Chevrolet Sonic has about the same turning radius as the Nissan Sentra, allowing equal maneuverability in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Chevrolet Sonic is somewhat more powerful than the Nissan Sentra.

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Chevrolet Sonic and the Nissan Sentra. You'll be able to fit about the same amount of groceries into the Chevrolet Sonic as you will in the Nissan Sentra.

Warranty
The Chevrolet Sonic comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Nissan Sentra.

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2015 Chevrolet
Sonic

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MSRP*: $14,245 - $21,345

2014 Nissan
Sentra

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MSRP*: $15,990 - $19,640
Cash Back Rebate: Visit Rebate Center Up to $500
Low APR Loan: As low as 3.90% As low as 0.00%
Lease Incentive: -- As low as 3.05%
City MPG: 25 - 27 27 - 30
Highway MPG: 33 - 37 36 - 40
Engine(s): Inline-4 Inline-4
Seating Capacity: 5 - 5 5 - 5
Basic Warranty: 3 years/36,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating
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Frontal Crash Rating
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Side Crash Rating
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Invoice*: $13,889 - $20,278 $15,590 - $18,521

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