2018 Nissan Sentra vs 2018 Subaru Impreza

At McNeill Nissan, we hear all the time how frustrated and confused drivers sometimes are during the car-buying process. There are just so many available options from so many brands, that sifting through them all can seem overwhelming! Not to mention the mountains of information about each model drivers have to examine and keep straight. But, that's why we're here to help!

We create these model comparison pages so that drivers can see how competing vehicle models compare directly with one another. We find that it helps cut down on confusion by presenting important information in a straight-forward way. For this exercise, we're going to be looking at the 2018 Nissan Sentra and 2018 Subaru Impreza, two of the most popular compact cars available today! Note that we're comparing their base-level trims.

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2018 Nissan Sentra
2018 Subaru Impreza
$16,990 MSRP $18,495
30 MPG Fuel Economy (Combined) 27 MPG
15.1 Cubic Feet Interior Cargo Volume 12.3 Cubic Feet
Standard Bluetooth Voice Recognition Not Available

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As you can see, there's a reason both models are so popular among drivers: they both offer great value! Both cars offer much what drivers expect and want from a compact car like efficiency, affordability and enough space where you don't feel cramped. With that being said, when you compare the key measurements and specifications of the two cars against each other, it's clear that the 2018 Nissan Sentra holds the edge over its Subaru competitor.

The 2018 Nissan Sentra will save you money both in the short-term, with its more affordable starting MSRP, and the long-term with its higher fuel economy than the 2018 Subaru Impreza. Not only that, but the 2018 Nissan Sentra also offers more in the way of cargo space and technology features like Bluetooth voice activation. It’s a couple of the many things that make up a car's value as a whole and shows all that the Nissan Sentra has to offer over the Subaru Impreza.

Most importantly, out of all the features and specifications, is that the 2018 Nissan Sentra is also one of the safest vehicles on the road thanks to its wealth of advanced safety features. These features keep the driver more aware and less fatigued during driving, leading to a safer driving experience. Available safety features include:

  • Intelligent Cruise Control 

  • Advanced Drive-Assist Display 

  • Automatic Emergency Braking 

  • Blind Spot Warning 

  • Rear Cross Traffic Alert 

Want to learn more about the 2018 Nissan Sentra? Contact our expert staff at McNeill Nissan for more information or to schedule a test drive today! 

front end of red 2018 nissan sentra on coastal road
side exterior of silver 2018 nissan sentra
front interior of 2018 nissan sentra including seats, steering wheel and center console
side interior of 2018 nissan sentra including front and rear seats