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.
|2015 Nissan Sentra S||VS||2016 Nissan Versa S|
|Compact Car||Class||Subcompact Car|
|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.