2020 Honda Civic

2020 Honda Civic

2019 Nissan Sentra

2019 Nissan Sentra

2020 Honda Civic Sedan LX with CVT


2019 Nissan Sentra S with CVT
2.0L 4-cylinder engine


1.6L 4-cylinder engine
30 city mpg when paired with CVT*

City MPG rating

27 city mpg when paired with CVT
38 hwy mpg when paired with CVT*

Hwy MPG rating

35 city mpg when paired with CVT

Seating Capacity

15.1 cu ft

Cargo Volume

15.1 cu ft
97.8 cu ft

Passenger Volume

95.9 cu ft

2020 Honda Civic vs. 2019 Nissan Sentra

If you’re shopping the Union and South Plainfield area for a reliable sedan to keep you moving, then you may have had your eye on the 2020 Honda Civic Sedan or 2019 Nissan Sentra. While both models are impressive, only one offers more outstanding performance specs along with ample interior space and safety features. Learn more to find out which is right for you with this Honda Civic vs. Nissan Sentra comparison from the automotive experts at VIP Honda.

Honda Civic vs. Nissan Sentra: Performance Specs

The heart of any dependable sedan should be its power under the hood. And, when you compare the base Civic Sedan LX and Sentra S trim levels in terms of performance specs, you’ll quickly see that the Civic Sedan manages to offer a stronger engine configuration, fuel economy rating, and so much more to provide you with the efficiency you need no matter if you’re around town or far from home. Take a closer look at how the performance specs for both base models further compare below:

2020 Honda Civic Sedan LX with CVT

  • 2.0L 4-cylinder engine
  • 30 city mpg/38 hwy mpg with CVT*
  • 158 horsepower
  • 138 lb-ft of torque

2019 Nissan Sentra S with CVT

  • 1.6L 4-cylinder engine
  • 27 city mpg/35 hwy mpg with CVT
  • 130 horsepower
  • 128 lb-ft of torque

Honda Civic vs. Nissan Sentra: Interior Space and Dimensions

Along with plenty of strength to power your ride, sedan drivers also want to feel comfortable and have some extra space to store their belongings. While both models seat a maximum of five passengers, when you opt for the Civic Sedan LX, you can take advantage of a larger cargo and passenger volume to ensure everyone feels comfortable and nothing gets left behind. Here are the interior dimensions for both base models:

2020 Honda Civic Sedan LX with CVT

  • 5-passenger seating capacity
  • 15.1 cu ft cargo volume
  • 97.8 cu ft passenger volume

2019 Nissan Sentra S with CVT

  • 5-passenger seating capacity
  • 15.1 cu ft cargo volume
  • 95.9 cu ft passenger volume

Honda Civic vs. Nissan Sentra: Safety Features

To have your back wherever you go, you want a sedan that comes with safety features to keep you more alert and focused on the road ahead. You can surely find similar safety features like a Tire Pressure Monitoring System in the Civic Sedan and the Sentra, however, the Honda Civic Sedan comes with the Honda Sensing safety suite which offers even more driver assist features not found in the Nissan Sentra. The available features you can take advantage of in the Honda Sensing suite include:

  • Collision Mitigation Braking System
  • Road Departure Mitigation System
  • Adaptive Cruise Control
  • Lane Keeping Assist System
  • Forward Collision Warning
  • Lane Departure Warning
  • Auto High-Beam Headlights
  • Honda LaneWatch

Test Drive the Honda Civic at VIP Honda Today

Once you’ve compared the Honda Civic vs. Nissan Sentra, you can find even more comparisons at VIP Honda such as the Honda Civic Hatchback vs. Honda Fit, Honda Civic vs. Accord or Honda Civic vs. Toyota Corolla, then make your way over to our dealership and check out this stellar sedan in person. We have a great selection of new Civic models for sale to match your budget and satisfy your driving needs. Contact us today for more information from our finance team and to schedule a test drive near Kenilworth!

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*25 city/36 highway/29 combined mpg rating for Sport 6MT trim. 30 city/38 highway/33 combined mpg rating for LX CVT and Touring trims. 29 city/37 highway/32 combined mpg rating for Sport CVT trim. 32 city/42 highway/36 combined mpg rating for EX & EX-L trims. Based on 2020 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle, driving conditions and other factors.
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