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2021 Nissan Versa vs. 2022 Nissan Sentra

2021 Nissan Versa vs 2021 Nissan Sentra
2021 Nissan Versa


2022 Nissan Sentra
$14,980 MSRP*


$19,510 MSRP*

Trim Packages

1.6L DOHC 16-Valve 4-Cylinder Engine


2.0L Direct Injection DOHC 16-Valve 4-Cylinder Engine
32 city / 40 highway mpg** with XTRONIC® CVT

Fuel Economy

29 city / 39 highway mpg*** with XTRONIC® CVT
88.9 cubic feet

Passenger Volume

96.0 cubic feet
14.7 cubic feet

Cargo Volume

14.3 cubic feet

If you’re in the market for a sleek and high-tech sedan, both the Nissan Sentra and the Nissan Versa are spectacular options. Each of these five-passenger Nissan sedans offers its own unique capabilities and features, all for a price that won’t break the bank. If you’re undecided as to which sedan will best suit your lifestyle in Newark, the team at Hudson Nissan is here to help. Keep reading as we compare the Versa vs. Sentra and help you decide which Nissan sedan is the right one for you!



Versa vs. Sentra: Price and Trim Levels

One of the primary reasons why Staten Island shoppers are drawn to Nissan sedans is their affordability. However, while a Nissan sedan offers competitive pricing, this doesn’t mean that you’re sacrificing high-quality features and capabilities. If you’re shopping on a tight budget, you’ll want to opt for the base Versa trim, which has a starting price of $14,980 MSRP*.

On the other hand, if you have more room in your budget, you can lease or finance a Sentra — which comes in at $19,510 MSRP*. Both models have S, SV, and SR trim options; but the 2022 Nissan Sentra offers an SR Midnight Edition model that isn’t available for the 2021 Versa.

Versa vs. Sentra: Performance Features and Specifications

When comparing the Nissan Versa vs. Nissan Sentra in terms of their performance capabilities, each model comes well-equipped with robust engine and transmission pairings. While the Sentra provides a greater output of torque and horsepower as well as a higher fuel economy, both the Sentra and Versa boast some of the top mpg ratings in their respective classes. Here’s a breakdown of the Nissan Versa vs. Sentra performance features and specs:

2021 Nissan Versa Specs

  • 1.6L DOHC engine
  • 122 hp
  • 114 lb-ft of torque
  • Front-wheel-drive
  • 27 city / 35 highway mpg** rating with 5-speed manual transmission
  • 32 city / 40 highway mpg** rating with XTRONIC® CVT

2022 Nissan Sentra Specs

  • 2.0L DOHC engine
  • 149 hp
  • 146 lb-ft of torque
  • Front-wheel-drive
  • Xtronic CVT®
  • 29 city / 39 highway mpg** rating with XTRONIC® CVT

Versa vs. Sentra: Interior Dimensions

Whether you’re running errands around the Bayonne or on carpool duty, you want a sedan that has a roomy cabin. No matter whether you opt for the Sentra or the Versa, you and your passengers can enjoy relaxed seating thanks to the following passenger volume dimensions:

  • 2022 Nissan Sentra Passenger Volume: 96 cubic feet
  • 2021 Nissan Versa Passenger Volume: 88.9 cubic feet

How do the Versa vs. Sentra compare in terms of cargo space? Find out below:

  • 2022 Nissan Sentra Cargo Volume: 14.3 cubic feet
  • 2021 Nissan Versa Cargo Volume: 14.7 cubic feet

Compare the Versa vs. Sentra at Hudson Nissan!

Now that you’ve read our 2021 Nissan Versa vs. Nissan Sentra comparison, visit our dealership in Jersey City to compare them in person! While you’re here, be sure to inquire about our new lease specials and offers and incentives to get a great deal on these sleek and affordable Nissan sedans!


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*Price is Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). MSRP excludes tax, title, license, options and destination charge. Dealer sets actual price.

**2021 EPA Fuel Economy Estimates. 27 City MPG / 35 Highway MPG / 30 Combined MPG for Versa® with Manual Transmission. 32 City MPG / 40 Highway MPG / 35 Combined MPG for Versa with Xtronic CVT®. Actual mileage may vary with driving conditions. Use for comparison only.

***2021 EPA Fuel Economy Estimates. 29 City MPG / 39 Highway MPG / 33 Combined MPG for Sentra® S, SV; 28 City MPG / 37 Highway MPG / 32 Combined MPG for Sentra SR. Actual mileage may vary with driving conditions. Use for comparison only.

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