How Do the Newest Sentra and Versa Models Compare?

By Product Expert | Posted in Nissan Sentra, Nissan Versa, Vehicle Comparisons on Monday, November 16th, 2015 at 11:22 pm
2015 Nissan Sentra vs 2016 Nissan Versa

2015 Nissan Sentra vs 2016 Nissan Versa

Compact and subcompact vehicles have certainly become popular in recent years. Between their nimble handling and high fuel economy ratings, it’s not hard to understand why so many driver choose smaller cars over larger mid-sized sedans and SUVs. If you are one of the many searching for a new compact or subcompact car, with so many options available choosing one can seem daunting. Nissan actually has the Sentra and Versa available to drivers looking for a small car. Both are great vehicle choices, although there are some differences between them. So let’s compare the newest version of each model to determine how these vehicles differ. Below is a look at the 2015 Nissan Sentra vs 2016 Nissan Versa.

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2015 Nissan Sentra S VS 2016 Nissan Versa S
Compact Car Class Subcompact Car
$16,530 Starting MSRP $11,990
1.8L 4-cylinder Engine 1.6L 4-cylinder
130 hp Horsepower 109 hp
128 lb.-ft. Torque 107 lb.-ft.
Available Continuously Variable Transmission? Not Available (SV and above only)
29 city / 39 highway Fuel Economy (MPG) w/CVT N/A
27 city / 36 highway Fuel Economy (MPG) w/o CVT 27 city / 36 highway
5 passengers Seating Capacity 5 passengers
96 cubic feet Passenger Volume 90 cubic feet
15.1 cubic feet Cargo Volume 14.9 cubic feet

Essentially the 2016 Nissan Versa is more affordable while the 2015 Nissan Sentra has more space and higher performance. There are also some notable features available for the Sentra S that are not found in the Versa S including a Continuously Variable Transmission, cruise control, power windows, LED taillights, remote keyless entry, foglights, and more. Many, if not all of these features are, however, available on higher Versa trims.

Depending on what is most important to you, one of these two Nissan models will be the right fit for you. If you would like further information about how the Nissan Sentra and Nissan Versa compare, feel free to reach out to our staff here at Glendale Nissan.

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