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2014 Honda Civic 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 Honda Civic, 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 Honda Civic.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Honda Civic as you will with the Nissan Sentra, as they get the same number of miles per tank of gas.

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). The Honda Civic will definitely make more of a dent in your wallet than the Nissan Sentra, which has a much lower MSRP. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Honda Civic and the Nissan Sentra have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
The Honda Civic is about the same width as the Nissan Sentra. When looking at overall length, the Honda Civic takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Nissan Sentra.

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

Handling
The Honda Civic 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 Honda Civic 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 Honda Civic and the Nissan Sentra. The Honda Civic has significantly less cargo room than the Nissan Sentra, which may be a concern if you do a lot of warehouse shopping.

Warranty
The Honda Civic comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Nissan Sentra.

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2014 Honda
Civic

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MSRP*: $18,390 - $26,640

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 0.90% As low as 0.00%
Lease Incentive: As low as 0.72% As low as 3.05%
City MPG: 22 - 31 27 - 30
Highway MPG: 31 - 41 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*: $17,100 - $25,261 $15,590 - $18,521

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