2018 Nissan Sentra vs 2018 Toyota Corolla

2018 Nissan Sentra front fascia and passenger side vs 2018 Toyota Corolla exterior back fascia and drivers side

If you are looking for a family friendly sedan, you may have come across the 2018 Nissan Sentra. Knowing how it holds up compared to other sedans can be a huge help when it comes to the car buying process. We are here to compare the 2018 Nissan Sentra to the 2018 Toyota Corolla.

In the table below, you’ll see a variety of specs and features that can influence a car shopper’s decision when shopping for a new sedan. The fuel economy, capacity, cargo space, and front leg and front head room, to be specific. For the purpose of this comparison, we will specifically be looking at the 2018 Nissan Sentra S 4dr sedan, with the 1.8-liter 4-cylinder engine. It is compared to the 2018 Toyota Corolla L 4dr sedan with a 1.8-liter 4-cylinder engine.

2018 Nissan Sentra


2018 Toyota Corolla

29/37 mpg City/Hwy Fuel Economy 28/36 mpg
13.2 gal Fuel Capacity 13.2 gal
15.1 cu. ft. Cargo Space 13.0 cu. ft.
42.5 in/39.4 in Front Leg/Head Room 42.3 in/38.3 in

Advantages of the Nissan Sentra

As you can see in the table above, the Nissan Sentra has just a bit better fuel economy. It has a 29/37 miles per gallon on the city and highway, respectively. The Toyota Corolla has just one mile per gallon less for both the city and the highway. Both sedans, however, have the same amount of fuel capacity, at 13.2 gallons.

The 2018 Nissan Sentra pulls ahead of the 2018 Toyota Corolla when it comes to how much space is available in the sedan. It beats out the Toyota Corolla by 2.1 cubic feet. This means that anyone shopping for a larger, more spacious sedan may want to consider the 2018 Nissan Sentra over the 2018 Toyota Corolla.

If you are looking for a roomier front cabin, looking at the Nissan Sentra may not be a bad idea. It doesn’t beat the Toyota Corolla by much, but there is still a bit more wiggle room in the Sentra than there is in the Corolla.

Those searching for a spacious sedan with decent fuel efficiency, the 2018 Nissan Sentra just might be a vehicle to interest you. If you have any questions about this sedan, or any other Nissan models, feel free to contact us!