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Vehicle Comparisons:
Nissan Sentra vs Honda Civic

2019 Nissan Sentra SV Super Black East Providence RI

If you’re shopping for a new sedan, chances are you’ve considered the Nissan Sentra and Honda Civic. While both these vehicles may seem similar at first glance, there’s actually a lot that sets them apart. So, how do drivers in East Providence, Cranston, and Pawtucket know which one is right for them?

In this 2019 Nissan Sentra vs. Honda Civic comparison, we’ll take a closer look at the features and specifications to see what sets these two sedans apart. If you have any questions about the 2019 Sentra and how it compares to the Honda Civic, please contact us at Stateline Nissan.

Nissan Sentra vs Honda Civic: Interior Comfort

Both the Nissan Sentra and Honda Civic feature spacious seating for up to five passengers, but the front row may feel slightly larger in the Nissan Sentra. The 2019 Sentra boasts 39.4 inches of headroom and 42.5 inches of legroom standardly, while the base model of the Honda Civic has just 39.3 inches of front-row headroom and 42.3 inches of legroom.

However, when it comes to cargo space, both sedans offer a large 15.1-cubic-foot trunk, perfect for transporting large cargo and luggage.

Performance Specifications

2019 Nissan Sentra SV Deep Blue Pearl East Providence RIPop open the hood of the 2019 Nissan Sentra and you’ll find one of two available engine options. The most powerful of them is a 1.6L 4-cylinder engine with 188 horsepower and 177 lb-ft of torque.

Meanwhile, the standard engine of the 2019 Honda Civic is a 158-horsepower 4-cylinder engine. Paired with a 6-speed manual transmission or a continuously variable transmission (CVT), this engine generates just 138 lb-ft of torque.

The 2018 Nissan Sentra also comes standard with a 6-speed manual transmission, but drivers can opt for the Xtronic® CVT or a CVT with manual shift mode.

Nissan Sentra vs Honda Civic: Safety Ratings

For most car buyers, safety is a top priority. While both vehicles received high safety ratings, it was the 2019 Nissan Sentra that was named a 2018 TOP SAFETY PICK by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety.* In order to earn this designation, a vehicle must earn “good” ratings in all five crash tests and an advanced or superior rating for front crash prevention.

In the Nissan Sentra, this is handled by Automatic Emergency Braking and LED low-beam headlights. These systems work together to not only keep you safe on the road but others around you, as well.

Learn More About the Nissan Sentra vs Honda Civic

We hope you learned a lot about the 2019 Nissan Sentra and 2019 Honda Civic. However, to truly decide which sedan is right for your needs, you must get behind the wheel for yourself.

If you’re looking to elevate your drives with more space, an advanced performance, and confidence-building safety, then we think the Sentra might be for you. To discover more of what this vehicle has to offer and to schedule a test drive, contact us at Stateline Nissan. We’re always helping drivers from East Providence, Cranston, Pawtucket, and the surrounding area learn more about the vehicles they love.


*For more information, visit www.iihs.org.