2019 Nissan Sentra white car

2019 Nissan Sentra

2019 Nissan Altima black car

2019 Nissan Altima

2019 Nissan Sentra vs 2019 Nissan Altima

Nissan Sentra


Nissan Altima
1.8L DOHC 16-valve 4-cylinder

Base Engine

2.5L Direct Injection DOHC 16-valve 4-cylinder
130 hp


188 hp
6-speed manual


XTRONIC CVT® (Continuously Variable Transmission)
27/35 city/highway mpg*

EPA-Estimated MPG

28/39 city/highway*
Up to 5

Seating Capacity

Up to 5

The best way to find the right Nissan sedan for you is to compare the 2019 Nissan Sentra vs. 2019 Nissan Altima. Both have a lot to offer drivers, so compare the Sentra vs. Altima with us at Manchester City Nissan and get behind the wheel of your favorite today.

Sentra vs. Altima: Performance

Both the Nissan Sentra and Nissan Altima provide efficient commutes, but for those looking to get a little more power under the hood, the Altima is the sedan to choose. Take a look at what each has to offer in terms of performance and choose the one that’s right for you:

  • Nissan Sentra: You’ll find a 130-hp 1.8L DOHC 16-valve 4-cylinder engine that helps the Sentra achieve 27/35 city/highway mpg*.
  • Nissan Altima: The Altima is built with a 188-hp 2.5L Direct Injection DOHC 16-valve 4-cylinder engine, achieving an EPA-estimated 28/39 city/highway*.

Sentra vs. Altima: Interior Features

Comfort and convenience are important in a vehicle. That’s why both Nissan sedans provide high-end materials and high-tech features to keep you connected, comfortable, and entertained on East Hartford streets.

  • Nissan Sentra: 7-inch touch-screen display, Bluetooth® hands-free phone system, rearview monitor, integrated key with remote keyless entry and trunk release, 60/40 split fold-down rear seats
  • Nissan Altima: Nissan Intelligent Key® with push button ignition, remote engine start  system with intelligent climate control, Advanced Driver-Assist® display, NissanConnect® 8-inch touch-screen display, Apple CarPlay™ and Android Auto™ integration, 60/40 split fold-down rear seatbacks

2019 Nissan Altima red

2019 Nissan Sentra interior seating

Sentra vs. Altima: Safety

Nissan safety technology takes safety on the Vernon roads to the next level. While you’ll find Vehicle Dynamic Control with Traction Control System as well as the LATCH system in both models, only the Nissan Altima provides the standard Tire Pressure Monitoring System with Individual Tire Pressure Display and Easy-Fill Tire Alert.

Compare Nissan Sentra vs Altima at Manchester City Nissan

Whether you’re looking to learn more about the Nissan Sentra MPG ratings or how the Nissan Altima holds up against other competition, we can help. Visit our dealership near East Hartford or contact our Nissan dealership in the meantime with any questions about our models, Nissan Safety Shield, or our comparisons.


*2019 EPA fuel economy estimates. Actual mileage may vary with driving conditions – use for comparison only.

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