newcars.com®

2014 Nissan Sentra vs. 2014 Honda Civic Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
Due to its greater rear head- and legroom, backseat passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Nissan Sentra than the Honda Civic. 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 Nissan Sentra as you will with the Honda Civic, 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). Based on MSRP, the Nissan Sentra is clearly a better financial choice over the Honda Civic. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Nissan Sentra and the Honda Civic have similar Destination Charges.

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

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

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

Performance
The Nissan Sentra has less horsepower than the Honda Civic, so it will probably be somewhat slower.

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Nissan Sentra and the Honda Civic. The Nissan Sentra has a roomier cargo area for holding your bags or other items than the Honda Civic.

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

Watch Video

Compare the 2014 Nissan Sentra and the 2014 Honda Civic.

Get your best price before going to the dealer!

2014 Nissan
Sentra

More Details & Photos New 2014 Nissan Sentra
MSRP*: $15,990 - $19,640

2014 Honda
Civic

More Details & Photos New 2014 Honda Civic
MSRP*: $18,390 - $26,640
Cash Back Rebate: Up to $500 Visit Rebate Center
Low APR Loan: As low as 0.00% As low as 0.90%
Lease Incentive: As low as 3.05% As low as 0.26%
City MPG: 27 - 30 22 - 31
Highway MPG: 36 - 40 31 - 41
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
NHTSA Safety Information

Vehicle crash and safety data is provided by NHTSA, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The NHTSA testing was established by Congress to reduce highway deaths and injuries. Read an article on the current NHTSA crash test program.

**** *****
Frontal Crash Rating
NHTSA Safety Information

Vehicle crash and safety data is provided by NHTSA, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The NHTSA testing was established by Congress to reduce highway deaths and injuries. Read an article on the current NHTSA crash test program.

**** ****
Side Crash Rating
NHTSA Safety Information

Vehicle crash and safety data is provided by NHTSA, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The NHTSA testing was established by Congress to reduce highway deaths and injuries. Read an article on the current NHTSA crash test program.

***** *****
Invoice*: $15,590 - $18,521 $17,100 - $25,261

Days On Lot: Comparing Ease of Negotiation

Days on Lot measures the average number of days a model sits on a dealer's lot before it's sold. This is one predictor of a dealer's willingness to negotiate.

Monthly Trend for:
2014 Nissan Sentra

Days On Lot DataDays On Lot Trends

See Detailed Analysis

Monthly Trend for:
2014 Honda Civic

Days On Lot DataDays On Lot Trends

See Detailed Analysis

Car Chooser

Still Deciding?

Use Car Chooser from NewCars.com to narrow your new car search by body type, price, make, fuel economy and much more!

Compare your contenders side by side and review the details of each new car you've filtered down to. See available styles, options, rebates and incentives for the models you're looking at.

There's no other tool quite like it!

*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.