Chevrolet Cruze vs. Nissan Sentra

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Key Specs

Kelley Blue Book Value

Kelley Blue Book
$17,995
$17,990 - $18,680

Expert Rating

Expert Rating

Owner Reviews

Owner Reviews
4.56 / 5
64 Reviews

Horsepower

Horsepower
153 hp
124 - 130 hp

Bluetooth

Bluetooth

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera

Engine Type

Engine Type
1.4L turbo DOHC 4
1.8L DOHC 16

Interior Features

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera

Keyless Entry

Keyless Entry

Power Mirrors

Power Mirrors

Power Windows

Power Windows

Rear Defrost

Rear Defrost

Power Steering

Power Steering

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
42 in.
42.5 in.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
38.9 in.
39.4 in.

Rear Leg Room

Rear Leg Room
36.1 in.
37.4 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
37.3 in.
36.7 in.

Trunk Volume

Trunk Volume
14.8 cu. ft.
15.1 cu. ft.

Bluetooth

Bluetooth

MP3 Player

MP3 Player

AUX Input

AUX Input

Passengers

Passengers
5
5

Pass Through Rear Seat

Pass Through Rear Seat

Standard Seat

Standard Seat
Cloth
Cloth

Exterior Features

Standard Wheels

Standard Wheels
Steel

Tire Width

Tire Width
195/65R15
P205/55HR16

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
106.3 in.
106.3 in.

Turning Radius

Turning Radius
38.7 ft.
34.8 ft.

Length

Length
183.7 in.
182.1 in.

Width

Width
70.5 in.
69.3 in.

Mechanical Specs

Horsepower

Horsepower
153 hp
124 - 130 hp

Torque

Torque
177 ft. lbs.
125 - 128 ft. lbs.

Engine Cylinders

Engine Cylinders
4 Cylinder
4 Cylinder

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive
Front Wheel Drive

Fuel Capacity

Fuel Capacity
13.7 gal.
13.2 gal.

Combined

Combined
33 mpg
31 - 33 mpg

City

City
28 mpg
27 - 29 mpg

Highway

Highway
38 mpg
35 - 37 mpg

Safety Features

Spare Tire

Spare Tire
Temporary Spare Tire

ABS Brakes

ABS Brakes

Automatic Headlights

Automatic Headlights

Tire Pressure Monitor System

Tire Pressure Monitor System

Stability Control

Stability Control

Traction Control

Traction Control

Tech Specs

Vehicle Name

Vehicle Name
Chevrolet Cruze
Nissan Sentra

Body Style

Body Style
Sedan
Sedan

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive
Front Wheel Drive

EPA Classification

EPA Classification
Midsize Cars
Mid-Size Cars

Passenger Capacity

Passenger Capacity
5
5

Passenger Volume

Passenger Volume
94 ft³.
95.9 ft³.

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
28 mpg.
27 - 29 mpg.

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
38 mpg.
35 - 37 mpg.

Fuel Economy Est-Combined

Fuel Economy Est-Combined
32 mpg.
30 - 32 mpg.

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
5.5
5.5 - 5.9

Engine Type

Engine Type
Turbocharged Gas I4
Regular Unleaded I-4

Displacement

Displacement
1.4L/85
1.8 L/110

Fuel System

Fuel System
Direct Injection
Sequential MPI

Trans Type

Trans Type
6
1 - 6

Trans Description Cont.

Trans Description Cont.
Automatic
CVT w/OD - Manual w/OD

First Gear Ratio (:1)

First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.449
3.73 - 4.01 - 0.55

Second Gear Ratio (:1)

Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.908
2.10

Third Gear Ratio (:1)

Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.893
1.52

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.446
1.17

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00
0.91

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.742
0.77

Reverse Ratio (:1)

Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.871
3.69 - 3.77

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.14
3.52 - 3.93

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
130
110

Suspension Type - Front

Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Strut
Strut

Suspension Type - Rear

Suspension Type - Rear
Compound Crank
Torsion Beam

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs
Strut

Front Tire Size

Front Tire Size
195/65R15
P205/55HR16

Rear Tire Size

Rear Tire Size
195/65R15
P205/55HR16

Front Wheel Size

Front Wheel Size
15 in.
16 X 6.5 in.

Rear Wheel Size

Rear Wheel Size
15 in.
16 X 6.5 in.

Front Wheel Material

Front Wheel Material
Steel
Aluminum - Steel

Rear Wheel Material

Rear Wheel Material
Steel
Aluminum - Steel

Steering Type

Steering Type
Pwr
Rack-Pinion

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
38.7 ft.
34.8 ft.

Brake Type

Brake Type
Pwr
Front Disc/Rear Drum

Brake ABS System

Brake ABS System
4-Wheel
4-Wheel

Disc - Front

Disc - Front
Yes
Yes

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
10.8 in.
11 in.

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
10.4 in.
9 in.

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
13.7 gal.
13.2 gal.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
38.9 in.
39.4 in.

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
42.0 in.
42.5 in.

Front Shoulder Room

Front Shoulder Room
54.9 in.
54.7 in.

Front Hip Room

Front Hip Room
53.2 in.
50.9 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
37.3 in.
36.7 in.

Second Leg Room

Second Leg Room
36.1 in.
37.4 in.

Second Shoulder Room

Second Shoulder Room
53.2 in.
53.9 in.

Second Hip Room

Second Hip Room
51.9 in.
50.1 in.

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
106.3 in.
106.3 in.

Length, Overall

Length, Overall
183.7 in.
182.1 in.

Width, Max w/o mirrors

Width, Max w/o mirrors
70.5 in.
69.3 in.

Height, Overall

Height, Overall
57.4 in.
58.9 in.

Track Width, Front

Track Width, Front
60.1 in.
60.2 in.

Track Width, Rear

Track Width, Rear
61.1 in.
60.2 in.

Trunk Volume

Trunk Volume
14.8 ft³.
15.1 ft³.

Model Group

Model Group
Cruze
Sentra

Vehicle Segment

Vehicle Segment
Compact
Compact

Vehicle Type

Vehicle Type
Sedan
Sedan

Engine Displacement Units

Engine Displacement Units
1.4
1.8

Engine Camshaft

Engine Camshaft
DOHC
DOHC

Engine Block Type

Engine Block Type
aluminum
aluminum

Engine Cylinder Count

Engine Cylinder Count
4
4

Engine Valve Count

Engine Valve Count
4
4