2024 Hyundai Elantra vs. 2024 Nissan Sentra Review

Picture of the 2024 Hyundai Elantra

2024 Hyundai
Elantra

MSRP*: $21,625 to $28,465
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2024 Nissan
Sentra

MSRP*: $20,890 to $23,980
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MPG - City 31 - 32 MPG 30 MPG
MPG - Hwy 40 - 41 MPG 38 - 40 MPG
Seating Capacity 5 seats 5 seats
Cargo Space Info not available Info not available
Engine
  • 147-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 201-hp, 1.6-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 149-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
Transmission Automatic, Continuously Variable Continuously Variable
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Horsepower 147 - 201 hp 149 hp
Exterior Length 184.1 in 182.9 in
Exterior Width 71.9 in 71.5 in
Leg Room Front 42.3 in
Rear 38.0 in
Front 43.8 in
Rear 34.9 in
Head Room Front 38.7 - 40.6 in
Rear 37.3 in
Front 38.9 in
Rear 36.7 in

*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 Hyundai Elantra than the Nissan Sentra. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between the Hyundai Elantra and the Nissan Sentra in the front seats.

Convenience
The Hyundai Elantra will require fewer stops at the gas station than the Nissan Sentra, making it more convenient to drive.

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 Hyundai Elantra is somewhat more expensive than the Nissan Sentra.

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

Handling
The Hyundai Elantra has a smaller turning radius than the Nissan Sentra, allowing you to more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.

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

Powertrain
With its lower torque, the Hyundai Elantra doesn't do as good a job transmitting power to its wheels as the Nissan Sentra.

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