The 2021 Nissan Sentra vs. Toyota Corolla in Sanford, Maine

How the Nissan Sentra Compares to the Toyota Corolla

If you're looking for a sedan, there are a lot of different vehicles on the market. The Nissan Sentra is a reliable vehicle that will get you through your week in style and with fantastic features to assist you along the way. At Marc Motors Nissan, we've done some work for you by comparing the Nissan Sentra with the Toyota Corolla, so drivers in Saco can see for themselves how these vehicles stack up against one another so they can make an informed decision.

The Nissan Sentra is a sleek, compact car with both a comfortable interior and a stylish exterior. With a lot of advanced technologies and reliable safety features, there's a lot of love about this five-seater sedan.

The Toyota Corolla offers a similar experience on the road and offers many comparable features. We've decided to highlight what makes these vehicles different so that you can choose the right car for your lifestyle.

Performance & Capability

When you compare what's under the hood, the Nissan Sentra has a more powerful engine. The Sentra comes standard with a 2.0-liter direct-injection four-cylinder engine that produces 149 horsepower, while the Toyota Corolla 1.8-liter engine can only produce 139 horsepower.

The EPA estimates the Sentra can achieve up to 39 MPG on the highway, and the Corolla can get up to 38 MPG. And the Nissan Sentra comes with an eco-mode setting so you can ensure your Sentra is operating at optimum efficiency and will aid in saving you on trips to the gas station.

Interior & Exterior

While both the Sentra and a Corolla can seat five people, the Sentra offers more passenger space at 96 cubic feet so that the family can be comfortable on trips to Rochester, NH. And the Sentra has more trunk volume than the Corolla as well.

Nissan has designed the 2021 Sentra to offer the feel of a sports car with excellent proportions and a wide body. Both models come with an available rear spoiler, but the Sentra is available in a broader range of colors, including an orange metallic option for exceptional choice.

Safety & Driver Assist Features

Nissan is committed to providing their customers top-of-the-line safety equipment so you can feel confident on your commute to Portland, ME. You can keep track of all your safety alerts on the seven-inch advanced driver-assist display. The advanced airbag system in the Sentra comes with seatbelt and occupant-classification sensors for ultimate assurance on the road.

You can find more standard safety features on the Sentra. The Nissan Sentra Safety Shield 360 standard suite of driver assistance technologies include

  • Automatic emergency braking
  • Rear automatic braking
  • Rear cross-traffic alert
  • Blindspot warning
  • Lane departure warning
  • High beam assist

Technology Features

Standard Android Auto and Apple CarPlay compatibility come on both the Sentra and the Corolla for easy smartphone integration so you can access your music and other apps on the touch screen.  The Nissan has more standard amenities like keyless entry and keyless start, as well as a rear parking aid for easy parking in cities when it comes to convenience features.

Visit Us at Marc Motors Nissan in Sanford, ME

If you'd like to take the Nissan Sentra out for a test drive, come visit our Nissan dealership serving our neighbors in Portsmouth, NH, and beyond. If you have any questions about this model or what we offer at our dealership, feel free to contact us, and we're happy to assist you.

We look forward to helping you take home the Nissan Sentra!

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