Whether you’re a new, intermediate, or long-term Toyota consumer, there’s no doubt that you’re familiar with the Corolla. Like any other car customer, you know that the Corolla continues to claim the top spot of the compact car segment year after year. Naturally, the 2019 Toyota Corolla is sure to do the same. As the new Corolla enters the fray, it is met by a worthy adversary, the well-established 2018 Nissan Sentra.
As you can see in our 2019 Toyota Corolla vs 2018 Nissan Sentra comparative chart above, some of the main differences between these sedans—such as fuel economy and power ratings—are surprisingly slim. That said, no matter how small the margins may be, the most important thing is which car comes out on the better side of the exchange. As you may have already realized, there are several ways in which the 2019 Corolla conquers the Sentra.
Key Differences – 2019 Corolla vs 2018 Sentra
One of the chief concerns for many new car shoppers, especially in recent years, is fuel economy. When your car can save you money, it simply doesn’t get any better than that. You get to drive where you want and save money every single mile? That’s practically a dream come true! In reality, as estimated by the EPA, the 2019 Toyota Corolla can achieve up to 28 city-mpg, 36 highway-mpg, and 32 combined-mpg. As you can see in the chart above, all of these estimates are greater than those of the 2018 Nissan Sentra.
Due to its superior fuel economy, the 2019 Toyota Corolla can also drive further distances on a full tank of gas than the 2018 Nissan Sentra, regardless of whether you’re in the city or on the highway. Far from done there, the 2019 Corolla doesn’t sacrifice any power in exchange for its performance specs. As a matter of fact, the Corolla delivers a bit more horsepower than its Nissan adversary. As if that wasn’t enough, the 2019 Toyota Corolla also accommodates its passengers better than the 2018 Nissan Sentra.
With more passenger space, a stronger engine, longer driving ranges, and better fuel economy, the Corolla is the clear-cut winner of our 2019 Toyota Corolla vs 2018 Nissan Sentra comparison.