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2018 Nissan Sentra vs 2018 Chevrolet Cruze

Comparison image of a white 2018 Nissan Sentra and a blue 2018 Chevrolet Cruze

Are you searching for a reliable and fuel-efficient vehicle that is incredibly fun to drive? If so, you’re in luck! There are several excellent options that you are sure to love in the Kansas City, KS area! The 2018 Nissan Sentra and 2018 Chevrolet Cruze are two excellent compact cars that offer tremendous fuel economy and engine performance. The question that you are probably asking yourself is, “Which one is better?”

The best way to answer this question is by conducting a model comparison. The 2018 Sentra and 2018 Cruze are both very competitive options within the growing compact car marketplace. Both options offer customers with excellent fuel economy and an excellent driving experience. Check out how the 2018 Nissan Sentra stacks up to the competition at Fenton Nissan of Legends in Kansas City today!



Base Engine Comparison

2018 Nissan Sentra

versus

2018 Chevrolet Cruze

1.8L Inline 4-Cylinder Engine Base Engine 1.4L Turbo 4-Cylinder Engine
124 Horsepower Engine Power 153 Horsepower
125 Pound-Feet Engine Torque 177 Pound-Feet
29 MPG / 37 MPG* Fuel Economy (City / Hwy) 27 MPG / 40 MPG
*2018 EPA fuel economy estimates for 2018 Sentra S, SV, SR, SL equipped with CVT Transmission: 29 city MPG / 37 hwy MPG / 32 combined MPG. Actual mileage may vary with driving conditions – use for comparison only.

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The tables above and below highlight the engine specifications of the two engine options each model have available. The base engines for the 2018 Sentra and 2018 Cruze are very similar. The 2018 Cruze features a turbocharged engine that offers slightly more power and torque than the 2018 Sentra’s standard engine. The Sentra’s performance NISMO® engine offers tremendous performance and fuel economy that rivals the performance of the Cruze’s turbodiesel engine.

Performance Engine Comparison

2018 Nissan Sentra

versus

2018 Chevrolet Cruze

1.6L Turbo NISMO® Engine Performance Engine 1.6L Turbodiesel Engine
188 Horsepower Engine Power 137 Horsepower
177 Pound-Feet Engine Torque 240 Pound-Feet
25 MPG / 30 MPG** Fuel Economy (City / Hwy) 31 MPG / 47 MPG
**2018 EPA fuel economy estimates for NISMO equipped with CVT Transmission: 25 city MPG / 30 hwy MPG / 27 combined MPG. Actual mileage may vary with driving conditions – use for comparison only.

The 2018 Nissan Sentra sets itself apart with the Nissan Intelligent Mobility technology that it has available. This driver assistance package is comprised of several excellent features including Automatic Emergency Braking, Blind Spot Warning, and Rear Cross Traffic Alert. Check out the excellent engine performance and driver assistance features available on the 2018 Nissan Sentra for yourself at Fenton Nissan of Legends in Kansas City today!