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Nissan Sentra vs. Toyota Corolla Price Comparison (MSRP)

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Models in short supply often sell at or even above these prices.

Nissan Sentra vs. Toyota Corolla Invoice Comparison

Lowest Total Price: $24,293

Toyota Corolla XSE   
Difference: $952

Lowest Total Invoice: $22,365

Toyota Corolla XSE   
Difference: $1,395

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Model Year201620162017
ModelSentraSentraCorolla
TrimSRSLXSE
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Base Price $20,410 $22,170 $22,680
Base Invoice $19,395 $21,063 $21,000
Technology Package 1,230 1,230  
Premium Package 2,590 1,130  
Floor mats 180 180 129
Rear spoiler   340  
Entune Audio with Navigation     525
Cargo mat     94
Technology Package 1,089 1,089  
Premium Package 2,293 1,000  
Floor mats 148 148 80
Rear spoiler   270  
Entune Audio with Navigation     364
Cargo mat     56
Options (change) 4,000 2,880 748
Options (change) 3,530 2,507 500
Destination 835 835 865
Total Price $25,245 $25,885 $24,293
Total Invoice $23,760 $24,405 $22,365

The configured Nissan Sentra 4dr Sedan has a 130-horsepower 1.8L I4 engine, a FWD drivetrain, and a CVT transmission.

The configured Toyota Corolla 4dr Sedan has a 132-horsepower 1.8L I4 engine, a FWD drivetrain, and a 7-speed manually-shiftable CVT transmission.

Even when the Nissan Sentra and Toyota Corolla are comparably equipped, each includes features not on the other car. The base sticker price of the Nissan Sentra SR trim is $20,410. The features would cost an additional $4,000. Including the destination charge of $835, the total price of this trim is $25,245.

The base sticker price of the Nissan Sentra SL trim is $22,170. The features would cost an additional $2,880. Including the destination charge of $835, the total price of this trim is $25,885.

The base sticker price of the Toyota Corolla XSE trim is $22,680. The features would cost an additional $748. Including the destination charge of $865, the total price of this trim is $24,293.

For full details about the differences among the trims, see the Trim Comparison table.

For an apples-to-apples comparison of these trims, we subtract the value of the additional features from the total price of the trim. The feature adjusted price of the Nissan Sentra trims is 2. The feature adjusted price of the Toyota Corolla trims is 4. Based on this adjustment, the Toyota Corolla XSE appears to be the best value.

You can change the body, engine, audio, and tires on the body configuration page. Want different features? Head over to the feature section page to choose your own features.

The configured Nissan Sentra 4dr Sedan has a 130-horsepower 1.8L I4 engine, a FWD drivetrain, and a CVT transmission.

The configured Toyota Corolla 4dr Sedan has a 132-horsepower 1.8L I4 engine, a FWD drivetrain, and a 7-speed manually-shiftable CVT transmission.

Even when the Nissan Sentra and Toyota Corolla are comparably equipped, each includes features not on the other car. The invoice of the Nissan Sentra SR trim is $19,395. The features would cost an additional $3,530. Including the destination charge of $835, the total price of this trim is $23,760.

The invoice of the Nissan Sentra SL trim is $21,063. The features would cost an additional $2,507. Including the destination charge of $835, the total price of this trim is $24,405.

The invoice of the Toyota Corolla XSE trim is $21,000. The features would cost an additional $500. Including the destination charge of $865, the total price of this trim is $22,365.

For full details about the differences among the trims, see the Trim Comparison table.

For an apples-to-apples comparison of these trims, we subtract the value of the additional features from the total price of the trim. The feature adjusted price of the Nissan Sentra trims is 2. The feature adjusted price of the Toyota Corolla trims is 2. Based on this adjustment, the Toyota Corolla XSE appears to be the best value.

You can change the body, engine, audio, and tires on the body configuration page. Want different features? Head over to the feature section page to choose your own features.

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: Nissan Sentra vs. Toyota Corolla

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: Toyota Corolla XSE
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $422
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $896
Model Year201620162017
ModelSentraSentraCorolla
TrimSRSLXSE
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Engine130hp I4130hp I4132hp I4
TransmissionCVTCVTCVT-7
DrivetrainFWDFWDFWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)29/38 MPG29/38 MPG28/36 MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)?, 8?, 8?, 6
Tire (rear if not all the same)205/50-17205/50-17215/45-17
Total Price$25,245$25,885$24,293
Adjustments for Features-530-8050
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$24,715$25,080$24,293
Cost Above Minimum$0$365$0
Total Invoice$23,760$24,405$22,365
Adjustments for Features-499-7590
Feature-Adjusted Total Invoice$23,261$23,646$22,365
Cost Above Minimum$0$385$0

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Features Comparison: Nissan Sentra vs. Toyota Corolla

Model Year201620162017
ModelSentraSentraCorolla
TrimSRSLXSE
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Transmission and Drivetrain 
CVT$1000$1000 
7-speed manually-shiftable CVT  $1100
FWD$0$0$0
Accessories 
Universal garage door opener$100$100 
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
Active or whiplash-reducing head restraints, front seats  $0
Automatic braking, low-speed  $200
Blind spot warning system$200$200 
Knee airbag, driver  $100
Lane departure prevention system, steering-based  $200
Lane departure warning system  $200
Pedestrian detection  $50
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system  $100
Rear cross-traffic detection$100$100 
Seat cushion airbag, passenger  $75
Torque vectoring / active trace control$100$100 
Cargo Management 
Overhead sunglass holder$25$25 
Climate Control and Infotainment 
Automatic climate control, front $200$200
Dual-zone climate control $125 
DVD-compatible player  $0
HD radio  $50
Telematics service, such as OnStar$300$300 
Exterior 
Body kit$0  
Bright-finished exhaust tip(s)$50 $50
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Auto-dimming headlights  $200
Auto-dimming rearview mirror$150$150 
Automatic headlights$125$125 
Fog lights$125$125 
Illuminated visor mirror, driver$50$50 
Illuminated visor mirror, passenger$50$50 
Interior ambient lighting$150$150 
LED headlights  $1000
LED headlights, single projector or low beam only$750$750 
Visor mirror, driver  $10
Visor mirror, passenger  $10
Powertrain 
Steering-wheel-mounted transmission controls  $100
Seats and Interior Trim 
Leather seating surfaces$900$900 
Power lumbar adjuster, driver seat$100$100 
Power tilt adjuster, driver seat  $100
Synthetic leather seating surfaces  $0
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires 
Alloy wheels$350$350 
Machined alloy wheels  $350
Total Value of Features$4,625$4,900$4,095
Value of Feature Adjustments$530$805$0
Value of Feature Adjustments-499-7590

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Specifications Comparison: Nissan Sentra vs. Toyota Corolla

Model Year20162017
ModelSentraCorolla
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Wheelbase106.3 in106.3 in
Length182.1 in182.6 in
Width69.3 in69.9 in
Height58.9 in57.3 in
Curb Weight2,857 lb.2,820 lb.
Fuel Capacity13.2 gal.13.2 gal.
Row 1 Headroom39.4 in38.3 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room54.7 in54.8 in
Row 1 Hip Room50.9 in53.0 in
Row 1 Legroom42.5 in42.3 in
Row 2 Headroom36.7 in37.1 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room53.9 in54.8 in
Row 2 Hip Room50.1 in43.9 in
Row 2 Legroom37.4 in41.4 in
Cargo Volume15.1 ft313.0 ft3

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Option Package Details
Nissan Sentra SR

Technology Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Adaptive cruise control500Yes
Telematics service, such as OnStar300No
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial200Yes
Forward collision warning200Yes
Total Requested90075%
Total Not Requested30025%
Premium Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Bose, 8 speakers (with subwoofer)350No
Illuminated visor mirror, passenger40No
Interior ambient lighting150No
Sunroof900Yes
Illuminated visor mirror, driver40No
Power height adjuster, driver seat50Yes
Power recliner, driver seat100Yes
Power lumbar adjuster, driver seat100No
Universal garage door opener100No
Auto-dimming rearview mirror150No
Leather seating surfaces900No
Power fore-aft adjuster, driver seat100Yes
Blind spot warning system200No
Traffic + travel information25Yes
Rear cross-traffic detection100No
Navigation system600Yes
Voice control for nav and audio100Yes
Total Requested187547%
Total Not Requested213053%

Option Package Details
Nissan Sentra SL

Technology Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Adaptive cruise control500Yes
Telematics service, such as OnStar300No
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial200Yes
Forward collision warning200Yes
Total Requested90075%
Total Not Requested30025%
Premium Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Bose, 8 speakers (with subwoofer)350No
Illuminated visor mirror, passenger40No
Interior ambient lighting150No
Sunroof900Yes
Illuminated visor mirror, driver40No
Total Requested90061%
Total Not Requested58039%

Option Package Details
Toyota Corolla XSE

Entune Audio with Navigation
FeatureValueRequested?
Navigation system550Yes
DVD-compatible player0No
Voice control for nav and audio75Yes
App support100Yes
Total Requested725100%
Total Not Requested00%

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