2019 Nissan Sentra vs Altima

2019 Nissan Sentra vs 2019 Nissan Altima
2019 Nissan Sentra 2019 Nissan Altima


1.8L I4 2.5L I4


130hp 188hp

  MPG (City/Highway)

27/35 * 25/34 *


6-Speed Manual CVT

2019 Nissan Sentra vs 2019 Nissan Altima

Serving Gainesville, GA

As a Nissan fan, you’ve no doubt been keeping close tabs on the latest 2019 Nissan Sentra and Altima. While the Sentra is already for available for purchase, the Altima has a couple more months to go before it hits the market. Both vehicles introduce some new features and a sleek design to make any car owner’s mouth water. We’ll go over some of the similarities and differences between the two, so you can decide which best suits you and your family.


When it comes to the Sentra, Nissan equipped it with a powerful engine that provides a ride, unlike anything you’ve ever experienced. The car boasts a .6-liter DIG turbocharged engine, 18″ NISMO aluminum alloy wheels, NISMO front sport seats with red trim bolsters, NISMO chrome exhaust finisher, NISMO Alcantara, and leather-wrapped steering wheel. It has a gearless Xtronic CVT to make the ride as smooth as possible and maximizes efficiency, so you can see up to 37 mpg on the highway with up to 188 horsepower.

The Nissan Altima, however, also has some pretty powerful machinery beneath the hood. The new car boasts a brand new VC-Turbo engine that has never before been seen or used. The engine is full of stopping power designed to work at the smallest of the driver’s touches and changes in acceleration and braking. This powerful engine allows you to maintain the outmost mpg value of 32.


Fans of Nissan can expect the same general shape of the Sentra except with a sleeker body and nose. It was designed with aerodynamics in mind in order to help reduce the amount of drag on the highway. It comes in the standard colors, but you are allowed to choose from a large amount of modern and sleek interior choices for your seats. You can also select your size of trim for your tires. Overall, the Sentra offers the best of the Sentra line with a sleeker fit.

The same can be said of the Altima. Less sporty and more elegant, the Altima offers a high-class luxury exterior with a matching interior. Currently, there are nine exterior colors to select from. The back end of the Altima is compact and flirts with a sporty aesthetic.

Power & Features

The Sentra aims to keep you connected to the world. It uses its Nissan Intelligent Mobility technology for both Apple and Android users that allows you to connect your smartphones easily to the vehicle. A large display allows you to easily navigate through your music, apps, maps, and much more. The sophisticated car also offers you blind spot detection, intelligent cruise control, and rear cross traffic alerts to enhance your safety.

As for the Nissan, it also comes packed full of technology to make your life easier. It also has the same Nissan Intelligent Mobility technology that the Sentra offers. However, currently, they also offer a limited edition gift for those who reserve their Altima within a certain time period. You could receive an Amazon Echo or other fantastic bonuses. The Altima also offers ProPILOT Assist which can assist you with driving and traffic alerts.

Both Nissans come packed full of helpful features aimed to make your drive easier. The Sentra gives a bit more power under the hood, but the new engine the Altima offers could be quite interesting to try out. If you’re interested in seeing how well Nissan can perform for your family, call your dealer to find out more information or visit.

* 2019 EPA fuel economy estimates