2021 Nissan Sentra vs. Nissan Altima

2021 Nissan Sentra vs. 2021 Nissan Altima
2021 Nissan Sentra S

vs.

2021 Nissan Altima S
$19,410 MSRP*

Starting Price

$24,300 MSRP*
3

Trim Levels

5
2.0L DOHC 4-cylinder

Engine

2.5L DOHC 4-cylinder
Not Available

AWD Capabilities

Available
29 city / 39 highway mpg**

Fuel Economy

28 city / 39 highway mpg***
14.3 cubic feet

Cargo Space

15.4 cubic feet

There are no better options to provide the sleek, reliable sedan experience on Huntington Park roads than the new 2021 Nissan Altima or Sentra. While each offers their own compelling price tag along with distinct performance and interior features, only one can be right for you and your family. Compare the 2021 Nissan Sentra vs. Nissan Altima at Nissan of Downtown L.A. to find your next ride, and then explore our vast inventory in person today!


Nissan Sentra vs. Altima: Starting Price & Trim Levels

While both sedans offer competitive pricing in their class, the 2021 Nissan Sentra S trim level comes with a lower starting price of $19,410 MSRP*, compared to the $24,300 MSRP* of the Nissan Altima S. Despite the higher price tag of the base Altima trim, this lineup offers customers five unique configurations to choose from, while there are only three Sentra trim levels available to Los Angeles customers.

Nissan Sentra vs. Altima: Interior Space & Features

The Nissan Sentra or Altima can provide the convenience and versatility you need for a carful of passengers or if you’re running errands around South Gate. In terms of storage space, the Sentra comes with up to 14.3 cubic feet of trunk space, and there’s 15.4 cubic feet of cargo room available in the Altima. Both the Sentra and Altima come with standard cloth seating and similar rear benches, however, both models feature slightly different driver and front passenger seats for optimal comfort. See how the interior features of the 2021 Nissan Sentra vs. Nissan Altima compare below:

2021 Nissan Sentra S

  • 6-way adjustable driver’s seat
  • 4-way adjustable front-passenger’s seat
  • 60/40-split fold-down rear seatbacks
  • Cloth seat trim
  • In-cabin microfilter
  • Rear Door Alert

2021 Nissan Altima S

  • 8-way power adjustable driver’s seat
  • 60/40-split fold-down rear seatbacks
  • Cloth seat trim
  • Carbon-fiber look interior trim
  • Nissan Intelligent Key® with Push Button Ignition
  • Map lights and rear reading lights
  • In-cabin microfilter
  • Rear Door Alert

Nissan Sentra vs. Altima: Performance

Comparing the specs of the Nissan Sentra vs. Nissan Altima on Los Angeles roads, you’ll have a slightly larger engine under the hood of the Altima. Both engine configurations are paired with the same transmission, which contributes to nearly identical fuel economy ratings. While you’ll have the support of a standard FWD system in either the Sentra or Altima, those who choose the Altima can achieve even more control thanks to an optional intelligent AWD system. See the base specs of the 2021 Nissan Sentra vs. Altima below:

2020 Nissan Sentra S

  • 2.0L DOHC 4-cylinder engine
  • Xtronic CVT®
  • Standard front-wheel drive
  • 149 horsepower and 146 lb-ft of torque
  • 29 mpg city/39 mpg highway**

2020 Nissan Altima S

  • 2.5L DOHC 4-cylinder engine
  • Xtronic CVT®
  • Standard front-wheel drive
  • 188 horsepower and 180 lb-ft of torque
  • 28 mpg city/39 mpg highway***

Conduct Your Own Nissan Sentra vs. Altima Comparison in Person

Now that you’ve seen our 2021 Nissan Sentra vs. Altima comparison, assess these two sedans in person to see which suits you best on Los Angeles roads. Find a new Nissan Altima or new Nissan Sentra for sale at Nissan of Downtown L.A., and discover more exciting new Nissan packages among our new vehicle specials and national offers and incentives. Our sales team is here to answer your questions and get the leasing or financing process started. Contact us today for more information on the 2021 Nissan Sentra vs. Nissan Altima, and visit our Nissan dealership located at 635 W. Washington Blvd Los Angeles, CA 90015!

*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. 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.
***2021 EPA Fuel Economy Estimates. 28 City MPG / 39 Highway MPG / 32 Combined MPG for Altima® S FWD. 27 City MPG / 37 Highway MPG / 31 Combined MPG for Altima® SV, SR, SL FWD. 26 City MPG / 36 Highway MPG / 30 Combined MPG for Altima® SV, SL AWD. 25 City MPG / 35 Highway MPG / 29 Combined MPG for Altima® SR, Platinum AWD. 25 City MPG / 34 Highway MPG / 29 Combined MPG for Altima® SR FWD VC-Turbo. Fuel economy estimates based on 87-octane fuel. Actual mileage may vary with driving conditions. Use for comparison only.

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