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2021 Nissan Versa vs. Nissan Sentra

2021 Nissan Versa vs. 2021 Nissan Sentra

2021 Nissan Sentra


2021 Nissan Versa

$19,460 MSRP*


$14,980 MSRP*

Trim Packages

2.0L direct injection DOHC 16-valve 4-cylinder engine


1.6L DOHC 16-valve 4-cylinder engine
29 city / 39 highway mpg**

Fuel Economy

27 city / 35 highway mpg***
96.0 cubic feet

Passenger Volume

88.9 cubic feet
14.3 cubic feet

Cargo Volume

14.7 cubic feet

If you have been searching for the perfect new sedan around Birmingham, you can’t go wrong with the Nissan lineup. However, because you have so many great choices from Nissan, it may be difficult to narrow down your search. Fortunately, the team at Greenway Nissan of Florence has compared the Nissan Versa vs. Sentra to help you make a more informed decision. 

2021 Versa vs. Sentra: Price and Trim Levels

There are many reasons why Muscle Shoals drivers are drawn to Nissan sedans, and affordable pricing is one of them. Of the two, the Nissan Versa is the more affordable sedan with a starting price of $14,980 MSRP*. The Sentra lineup is also quite budget-friendly with a starting price of $19,460 MSRP*. Compare the Nissan Versa vs. Sentra in terms of trim levels, and you will see that you have more options with the Sentra. It is offered in three trims: S, SV, and SR. The Nissan Versa is only offered in one trim level. 

2021 Versa vs. Sentra: Powertrain and Efficiency 

What about performance? Both sedans deliver nimble handling for taking on city traffic with ease, but one may be better suited to meet your needs. Below, you can compare the specs of the Nissan Versa vs. Nissan Sentra more in-depth. 

2021 Nissan Sentra specs:

  • 2.0L DOHC engine
  • 149 horsepower
  • 146 lb-ft of torque
  • Front-wheel drive
  • Xtronic CVT®
  • 29 city / 39 highway mpg** rating

2021 Nissan Versa specs 

  • 1.6L DOHC engine
  • 122 horsepower
  • 114 lb-ft of torque
  • Front-wheel drive
  • 5-speed manual transmission
  • 27 city / 35 highway mpg*** rating

2021 Versa vs. Sentra: Safety and Cabin Space

Before you choose a new sedan, you want to also make sure that you and your passengers will be comfortable when traveling around Decatur. With the Nissan Sentra, you will be able to enjoy 96.0 cubic feet of passenger volume. With the Versa, you will have 88.9 cubic feet. When it comes to cargo space,their offerings are nearly identical with up to 14.3 cubic feet of cargo space in the Sentra and up to 14.7 cubic feet of cargo space in the Versa.

No matter which Nissan sedan that you choose, you can drive with complete confidence thanks to a wealth of safety features on board: 

  • Cruise control
  • Intelligent Forward Collision Warning
  • Automatic Emergency Braking with Pedestrian Detection
  • Lane Departure Warning
  • Rear Automatic Braking
  • High Beam Assist
  • RearView Monitor
  • Lane Departure Warning

Compare the Nissan Versa vs. Sentra at Greenway Nissan of Florence

If you would like to compare the Nissan Versa vs. Sentra for yourself, you can set up a test drive right here at Greenway Nissan of Florence. Contact us today for more information, and remember to also take a look at our current new vehicle specials

*Price is Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). MSRP excludes tax, title, license, options and destination charge. Dealer sets actual price.

**2021 EPA Fuel Economy Estimates. 29 City MPG / 39 Highway MPG / 33 Combined MPG for Sentra® S, SV; 28 City MPG / 37 Highway MPG / 32 Combined MPG for Sentra SR. Actual mileage may vary with driving conditions. Use for comparison only.

***2021 EPA Fuel Economy Estimates. 27 City MPG / 35 Highway MPG / 30 Combined MPG for Versa® with Manual Transmission. 32 City MPG / 40 Highway MPG / 35 Combined MPG for Versa with Xtronic CVT®. Actual mileage may vary with driving conditions. Use for comparison only.

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