2014 Nissan Sentra 2014 Nissan Altima
30 city, 39 highway Fuel Economy (mpg) 27 city, 38 highway
130 horsepower Engine Power 182 horsepower
37.4 inches Rear Leg Room 36.1 inches
15.1 ft.3 Cargo Capacity 15.6 ft.3

2014 Nissan Sentra vs. 2014 Nissan Altima

“Overachiever” is often offered as a pejorative term when someone—usually a younger colleague—exerts an effort that many assume to be above the status quo for someone with their position in the organizational flow chart. But when did playing above your place in the draft become an offense worthy of disdain and petty name calling?

Imagine if backhanded insults were heaped on Nissan every time one its vehicles outperformed the competitors in its category. People would begin to think that Nissan was a glutton for punishment. Regardless of vehicle size and stature, the Nissan way always looks to provide driver value through progressive designs that push the boundaries of what consumers think a compact, mid-size, or crossover is capable of. Focusing here on a comparison between compact and mid-size sedans, it can be seen from the table above that both Sentra and Altima are equipped to play above their category. Diving deeper into the 2014 Nissan Sentra vs. 2014 Nissan Altima data will reveal exactly how.

Nissan Sentra and Nissan Altima Comparison

Moving left to right, the first column in the 2014 Nissan Sentra vs. 2014 Nissan Altima comparison table tells the story of a compact sedan that is playing up to mid-size standards. Sentra has the great fuel economy that one would expect from a compact car, but then continues to impress with more rear leg room and nearly as much trunk space as its mid-size counterpart. In a similar sense, the 2014 Nissan Altima actually plays down a class in the one area that matters most—fuel economy. Whereas other mid-size sedans like the Ford Fusion and Chevy Impala fail to post fuel economy returns over 34 mpg, the 2014 Nissan Altima can almost hang mile-for-mile on the highway with the compact Sentra.

With both overachieving sedans available for Chicago drivers at Continental Nissan, many are encouraged to compare the 2014 Nissan Sentra vs. 2014 Nissan Altima in person with a Countryside test drive. Click to schedule an appointment today or contact the dealership for details.