Passengers in the back seat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Nissan Sentra than the Ford Focus, due to its greater head- and legroom. The Nissan Sentra will be a favorite with taller drivers due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Ford Focus.
The Nissan Sentra requires fewer visits to the gas station than the Ford Focus, making it more convenient to drive.
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). The Ford Focus is somewhat more expensive 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 Ford Focus and the Nissan Sentra have similar Destination Charges.
Since the Ford Focus is much wider than the Nissan Sentra, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. The Ford Focus is slightly shorter than the Nissan Sentra, which may make it easier to park.
With somewhat higher torque, the engine of the Ford Focus transmits a bit more power to the wheels than the Nissan Sentra.
The Ford Focus has a larger turning radius than the Nissan Sentra, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.
When it comes to horsepower, the Ford Focus is somewhat more powerful than the Nissan Sentra.
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Ford Focus and the Nissan Sentra. The Ford Focus has less cargo capacity than the Nissan Sentra, which is okay if you don't need to move a lot in one trip.
The Ford Focus comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Nissan Sentra.
Compare the 2014 Ford Focus and the 2014 Nissan Sentra.
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MSRP*: $16,810 - $23,565
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MSRP*: $15,990 - $19,640
|Cash Back Rebate:||Up to $500||Up to $500|
|Low APR Loan:||As low as 0.00%||As low as 0.00%|
|Lease Incentive:||As low as 5.63%||As low as 2.83%|
|City MPG:||26 - 27||27 - 30|
|Highway MPG:||36 - 37||36 - 39|
|Seating Capacity:||5 - 5||5 - 5|
|Basic Warranty:||3 years/36,000 miles||3 years/36,000 miles|
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|Invoice*:||$15,843 - $21,975||$15,590 - $18,521|
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