Nissan Sentra vs. Subaru Impreza

Red Alert
VS
Crystal Black Silica

Key Specs

Kelley Blue Book Value

Kelley Blue Book Value
$16,190 - $18,231
$18,436 - $20,859

Expert Rating

Expert Rating

Owner Reviews

Owner Reviews

Horsepower

Horsepower
124 - 130 hp
152 hp

Engine Type

Engine Type
1.8L DOHC 16
2.0L DOHC 16V 4

Interior Features

Universal Garage Door Opener

Universal Garage Door Opener
Optional
Optional

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
42.5 in.
43.1 in.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
39.4 in.
39.8 in.

Rear Leg Room

Rear Leg Room
37.4 in.
36.5 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
36.7 in.
37.2 in.

Trunk Volume

Trunk Volume
15.1 cu. ft.
12.3 cu. ft.

MP3 Player

MP3 Player
Optional
Not Available

Passengers

Passengers
5
5

Exterior Features

Rear Spoiler

Rear Spoiler
Optional
Optional

Tire Width

Tire Width

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
106.3 in.
105.1 in.

Turning Radius

Turning Radius
34.8 ft.
35.4 ft.

Length

Length
182.1 in.
182.1 in.

Width

Width
69.3 in.
70 in.

Mechanical Specs

Weight

Weight
2866 - 2909 .lbs
3034 .lbs

Horsepower

Horsepower
124 - 130 hp
152 hp

Torque

Torque
125 - 128 ft. lbs.
145 ft. lbs.

Fuel Capacity

Fuel Capacity
13.2 gal.
13.2 gal.

Combined

Combined
14 - 18 mpg
14 - 19 mpg

City

City
27 mpg
28 mpg

Highway

Highway
35 mpg
38 mpg

Safety Features

Automatic Headlights

Automatic Headlights
Optional
Not Available

Tech Specs

Vehicle Name

Vehicle Name
Nissan Sentra
Subaru Impreza

Body Style

Body Style
Sedan
Sedan

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive
All Wheel Drive

EPA Classification

EPA Classification
Mid-Size Cars
Compact Cars

Passenger Capacity

Passenger Capacity
5
5

Passenger Volume

Passenger Volume
95.9 ft³.
112.1 ft³.

Base Curb Weight

Base Curb Weight
2866 - 2909 lbs.
3034 lbs.

Fuel Economy Est-Combined

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

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City

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

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy

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

Engine Type

Engine Type
Regular Unleaded I-4
Regular Unleaded H-4

Displacement

Displacement
1.8 L/110
2.0 L/122

Fuel System

Fuel System
Sequential MPI
Gasoline Direct Injection

Trans Type

Trans Type
1 - 6
7

Trans Description Cont.

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

First Gear Ratio (:1)

First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.73 - 4.01 - 0.55
3.44 - 0.64

Second Gear Ratio (:1)

Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.10
Not Available

Third Gear Ratio (:1)

Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.52
Not Available

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.17
Not Available

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.91
Not Available

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.77
Not Available

Reverse Ratio (:1)

Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.69 - 3.77
3.52

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.52 - 3.93
3.70

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
470
Not Available

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

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

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
110
Not Available

Suspension Type - Front

Suspension Type - Front
Strut
Strut

Suspension Type - Rear

Suspension Type - Rear
Torsion Beam
Double Wishbone

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut
Strut

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Torsion Beam
Double Wishbone

Front Tire Size

Front Tire Size
P205/55HR16
P205/55VR16

Rear Tire Size

Rear Tire Size
P205/55HR16
P205/55VR16

Spare Tire Size

Spare Tire Size
Compact
Compact

Front Wheel Size

Front Wheel Size
16 X 6.5 in.
16 X 6.5 in.

Rear Wheel Size

Rear Wheel Size
16 X 6.5 in.
16 X 6.5 in.

Spare Wheel Size

Spare Wheel Size
Compact in.
Compact in.

Front Wheel Material

Front Wheel Material
Aluminum - Steel
Steel

Rear Wheel Material

Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum - Steel
Steel

Spare Wheel Material

Spare Wheel Material
Steel
Steel

Steering Type

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb

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

Brake Type

Brake Type
Front Disc/Rear Drum
4-Wheel Disc

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
11 in.
10.9 in.

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

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

Drum - Rear

Drum - Rear
Yes
Not Available

Rear Drum Diam x Width

Rear Drum Diam x Width
9 in.
Not Available

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
13.2 gal.
13.2 gal.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
39.4 in.
39.8 in.

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
42.5 in.
43.1 in.

Front Shoulder Room

Front Shoulder Room
54.7 in.
56.7 in.

Front Hip Room

Front Hip Room
50.9 in.
55.1 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
36.7 in.
37.2 in.

Second Leg Room

Second Leg Room
37.4 in.
36.5 in.

Second Shoulder Room

Second Shoulder Room
53.9 in.
55.6 in.

Second Hip Room

Second Hip Room
50.1 in.
55.2 in.

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
106.3 in.
105.1 in.

Length, Overall

Length, Overall
182.1 in.
182.1 in.

Width, Max w/o mirrors

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

Height, Overall

Height, Overall
58.9 in.
57.3 in.

Track Width, Front

Track Width, Front
60.2 in.
60.6 in.

Track Width, Rear

Track Width, Rear
60.2 in.
60.8 in.

Min Ground Clearance

Min Ground Clearance
6.4 in.
5.1 in.

Trunk Volume

Trunk Volume
15.1 ft³.
12.3 ft³.

Model Group

Model Group
Sentra
Impreza

Vehicle Segment

Vehicle Segment
Compact
Compact

Vehicle Type

Vehicle Type
Sedan
Sedan

Engine Displacement Units

Engine Displacement Units
1.8
2.0

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