Nissan Sentra vs. Nissan Altima

2023 Nissan Sentra and Altima side by side
2024 Nissan Sentra S

vs.

2024 Nissan Altima S
$20,630 MSRP*

Starting Price

$25,730 MSRP*
3

Trim Levels

5
2.0-liter Direct Injection Gasoline (DIG) DOHC 16-valve 4-cylinder engine

Engine

2.5-liter Direct Injection Gasoline (DIG) DOHC 16-valve 4-cylinder engine
149 hp/146 lb-ft

Horsepower/Torque

188 hp/180 lb-ft
Not Available

AWD Capabilities

Available
14.3 cubic feet

Cargo Space

15.4 cubic feet

Ready to elevate your Newark-area driving experience with a sleek, reliable, and affordable sedan? Either the Nissan Altima or Nissan Sentra could be the right choice for you. Both come with a budget-friendly sticker price, powerful and efficient performance, and a wide array of interior features that will keep you comfortable, connected, and secure wherever you drive. However, when comparing the Nissan Sentra vs. Nissan Altima you’ll find that there are some key differences between these two Nissan 4-doors. In this Nissan Sentra vs. Nissan Altima comparison from Hudson Nissan we’ll take a closer look at the starting price, features, and performance specs of each model to help you decide which will best suit your lifestyle and budget. 

 

 

Nissan Sentra vs. Altima: Starting Price

While both of these sedans sedans are competitively priced, the entry-level 2024 Nissan Sentra S is a bit more affordable with its starting price of $20,630 MSRP*, as compared to the starting $25,730 MSRP* of the base Nissan Altima S trim. As you might expect, with the higher price tag of the Altima you’ll get more features, a more powerful engine, and more configurations to choose from.

Nissan Sentra vs. Altima: Interior Features

Whether you’re cruising around Staten Island or taking an extended road trip, the Nissan Altima and Sentra can provide comfortable seating for up to five. The midsize Altima sedan has a bit more space in the trunk, with 15.4 cubic feet as opposed to the 14.3 cubic feet you’ll have with the Sentra. Compare the interior features of the 2024 Nissan Sentra vs. Nissan Altima below:

2024 Nissan Sentra S Interior Features

  • 6-way adjustable driver’s seat
  • 60/40-split fold-down rear seatback
  • 7-inch Color Touch-Screen Display
  • Steering wheel-mounted controls
  • Android Auto™/Apple CarPlay® Integration
  • Bluetooth®
  • 4-speaker sound system
  • And more!

2024 Nissan Altima S Interior Features

  • 6-way adjustable driver’s seat
  • 60/40-split fold-down rear seatbacks
  • 7-inch Color Touch-Screen Display
  • Steering wheel-mounted controls
  • Android Auto™/Apple CarPlay® Integration
  • Bluetooth® 
  • Siri Eyes Free 
  • 6-speaker sound system
  • Intelligent Key® with Push Button Ignition
  • And more!

Nissan Sentra vs. Altima: Performance

Any Nissan Sentra vs. Nissan Altima comparison will have to take into account the performance specs of each model. Both sedans come equipped with a 4-cylinder engine paired with a continuously-variable transmission (CVT), and standard FWD. But the Altima engine is tuned for higher output and has the option of Intelligent AWD which can add enhanced traction and control in all kinds of Bayonne weather and road conditions. Compare the performance specs of the Nissan Sentra vs. Altima to see which will best serve your driving needs:

2024 Nissan Sentra S

  • 2.0-liter Direct Injection Gasoline (DIG) DOHC 16-valve 4-cylinder engine
  • Xtronic CVT®
  • Standard front-wheel drive
  • 149 hp and 146 lb-ft of torque 

2024 Nissan Altima S

  • 2.5-liter Direct Injection Gasoline (DIG) DOHC 16-valve 4-cylinder engine
  • Xtronic CVT®
  • Standard front-wheel drive (Intelligent AWD available on upper trims)
  • 188 hp and 180 lb-ft of torque 
  • 28 mpg city / 39 mpg highway***

Compare the Nissan Sentra vs. Altima at Hudson Nissan

The best way to find out which sedan is right for you is to visit our dealership in Jersey City to conduct your own Nissan Sentra vs. Nissan Altima comparison. We have a great selection of new vehicle specials available, as well as Altima lease deals and Sentra lease offers, so you’re sure to get the best deal possible when you shop with us. If you have any questions or if you would like to schedule a test drive, please contact us online or call us at 866-956-0450.

 

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