Nissan Sentra vs Versa

Nissan Sentra vs Versa Nissan Sentra vs Versa

Are you in the market for a quality commuter that will enhance your overall driving experience throughout New Castle, Wilmington, and Newark? The team at Sheridan Nissan would like to direct your attention toward the Nissan Sentra and the Nissan Versa. Since both these cars have so much to offer, we thought we’d present them to you in the form of this side-by-side Nissan Sentra vs. Versa comparison to show you what they can do.

While you’re reading along, you’ll have the opportunity to explore their various attributes within the areas of comfort inside the cabin, performance, and technology. Continue on to see what each of these cars has in store for you. If you’re ready to find your own Nissan sedan, you can easily browse our Sentra and Versa inventory right here on our website.

Nissan Sentra vs Nissan Versa: Interior Specs

Nissan Sentra vs Versa Interior Nissan Sentra vs Versa Interior

One of the most important aspects of any drive is how comfortable its occupants feel when they’re inside the cabin. Take a look at the following table to compare some of the interior measurements for the 2020 Sentra and the 2020 Versa:



Shoulder Room


Hip Room


Leg Room


Nissan Sentra 38.9 inches/

36.7 inches

56.4 inches/

54.5 inches

53.5 inches/

53.3 inches

44 inches/

34.7 inches

Nissan Versa 39.5 inches/

36.3 inches

53.1 inches/

53.6 inches

50.9 inches/

50.1 inches

44.5 inches/

31 inches

As you can see from these numbers, both cars provide just about the same amount of space throughout each of their rows of seating. As a result, no matter which one you choose, yours is sure to be the popular car for the office carpool or taking your kids and their friends out for ice cream.

Nissan Sentra vs Versa: Performance Capabilities

Nissan Sentra vs Versa Performance Specs

Next, let’s examine what the 2020 Nissan Sentra and the 2020 Nissan Versa have going for them under the hood. The Sentra is propelled by a 2.0-liter 4-cylinder engine that can put out as much as 149 horsepower. The 1.6-liter engine in the Versa also runs on four cylinders. This one doesn’t give you quite as much oomph, though. Its output is 122 horsepower.

However, the Versa makes up for this by helping you save on fuel when you’re getting from Point A to Point B. The Nissan Sentra provides you with an EPA-estimated 29 city/39 highway MPG.1 The Nissan Versa does a little better in this area with its EPA-estimated 32 city/40 highway MPG.2

Sentra vs Versa: Driver-Assistance Technology

Both cars use technology to give you and your passengers a safer experience on the road. For instance, they both come standard with Lane Departure Warning that will let you know when you’ve inadvertently drifted into a neighboring lane.

There’s also the High Beam Assist. This feature comes standard in both vehicles to ensure you’ll have optimum visibility when you need it most.

Nissan Sentra vs Versa Safety Technology

Nissan Sentra vs Versa: Schedule Your Test Drive!

This brief comparison has made it clear that both of these cars are poised to make valuable contributions to any commute. If you call Newark, New Castle, or Wilmington home, you’re invited to try out both the Sentra and the Versa at Sheridan Nissan to find out which one will suit your sensibilities better.

Contact our team today to set up a convenient day and time for you to take a test drive!

1 2020 EPA fuel economy estimates for the 2020 Sentra: 29 city MPG / 39 hwy MPG /33 combined MPG for Sentra S and SV. 28 city MPG / 37 hwy MPG / 32 combined MPG for Sentra SR. Actual mileage may vary with driving conditions–use for comparison only.

2 2019 EPA fuel economy estimates for the 2020 Versa: 27 city MPG / 35 highway MPG / 30 combined MPG for 2020 versa with 5-speed manual transmission. 32 city MPG / 40 highway MPG / 35 Combined MPG for 2020 Versa with Xtronic CVT® (Continuously Variable Transmission). Actual mileage may vary with driving conditions–use for comparison only.

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