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2018 Nissan Sentra vs. 2018 Hyundai Elantra

The car-buying process these days is, in many ways, more difficult and confusing than it used to be. Yes, more information is readily available to car-buyers, but there's just so much information about each model that it can be hard to keep track of what vehicle offers what.

That's why we create these model comparison pages, so that you, the consumer, can better understand certain models by directly comparing their key features and specifications to its competitor. For this exercise, we're going to look at two of the most popular compact cars available today, the 2018 Nissan Sentra and 2018 Hyundai Elantra. We'll look at each car's MSRP, fuel economy, passenger volume and cargo volume so as to gauge how valuable each model is. We're comparing each model's base-level trim to be as fair as possible.

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2018 Nissan Sentra
2018 Hyundai Elantra
$16,990 MSRP $16,950
30 MPG Fuel Economy (Combined) 29 MPG
96 Cubic Feet Passenger Volume 96 Cubic Feet
15.1 Cubic Feet Cargo Volume 14.4 Cubic Feet

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As you can see, both compact car models offer much in the way of value to the consumer with their solid fuel-efficiency as well as their affordability. In each category, both cars are neck-and-neck. However, it is clear from examining the data that the 2018 Nissan Sentra holds the edge over its Hyundai competitor.

The two models are essentially equal when it comes to MSRP and passenger volume, but the 2018 Nissan Sentra beats out the Elantra when it comes to combined fuel economy and cargo volume. The difference is slim, and you may think that it's so small it's negligible. But, with how much money you're investing in a new car, don't you want to be certain that you're getting the absolute best?

For instance, you can be absolutely certain that with the 2018 Nissan Sentra, you're getting one of the safest cars on the road. This is due to the 2018 Nissan Sentra's wealth of advanced safety features and driver-assist technology that looks out for you while you're on the road. Available safety features include:

  • Intelligent Cruise Control 

  • Automatic Emergency Braking 

  • Blind Spot Warning 

  • Rear Cross Traffic Alert 

  • Intelligent Auto Headlights 

  • Rearview Monitor 
Want to learn more about the 2018 Nissan Sentra or take it for a spin yourself? Contact our expert staff at Arlington Nissan for more information or to schedule a test drive today! 
silver 2018 nissan sentra against black backdrop
front interior of 2018 nissan sentra including seats, steering wheel and center console
side view of front and rear seats of 2018 nissan sentra
rear bumper of red 2018 nissan sentra

blue 2018 nissan sentra parked in front of driveway

How Safe is the 2017 Nissan Sentra?

When it comes to the car-buying process and decision-making, probably the most crucial factor for a vehicle’s value is its safety. How can a customer purchase a car without having complete peace of mind that it’ll protect them and their passengers as best as possible? That’s why the 2017 Nissan Sentra is designed and engineered to be one of the safest vehicles on the road today.