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2019 Chevrolet Cruze vs. 2020 Nissan Sentra Review

New 2019 Chevrolet Cruze

2019 Chevrolet
Cruze

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New 2020 Nissan Sentra

2020 Nissan
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MSRP*
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$17,995 to $25,620
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$19,310 to $21,650
Invoice* $17,941 to $24,646 $18,352 to $20,571
MPG - City 28 - 31 28 - 29
MPG - Hwy 38 - 48 37 - 39
Engine(s) Inline-4 Inline-4
Seating Capacity 5 5
Basic Warranty 3 years/36,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating** ***** *****
Frontal Crash Rating** ***** ****
Side Crash Rating** ***** *****

**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.

*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed are for educational purposes only, do not reflect the actual selling price of a particular vehicle, and do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.

Comparison Review

Comfort
Due to its greater rear head- and legroom, backseat passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Chevrolet Cruze than the Nissan Sentra. The Nissan Sentra will be a favorite with taller drivers due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Chevrolet Cruze.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Chevrolet Cruze 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 Chevrolet Cruze 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. In this case, the Chevrolet Cruze will cost less to deliver to the dealership than the Nissan Sentra.

Dimensions
The Chevrolet Cruze 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. When looking at overall length, the Chevrolet Cruze takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Nissan Sentra.

Drivetrain
With somewhat higher torque, the engine of the Chevrolet Cruze transmits a bit more power to the wheels than the Nissan Sentra.

Performance
In terms of horsepower, it's basically a tie between the Chevrolet Cruze and the Nissan Sentra.

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Chevrolet Cruze and the Nissan Sentra.

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