The 2021 Toyota Corolla boasts bold styling, powerful engines, relaxed interior, and enhanced safety and technology features. Before you decide to buy the 2021 Toyota Corolla though, you would want to learn how it stacks up against the competition. Thus, at St. Cloud Toyota in Waite Park, MN, we have put together a comparison guide of the 2021 Toyota Corolla vs 2021 Nissan Sentra.
The 2021 Toyota Corolla is available in eight trims: L, LE, SE, SE Nightshade Edition, SE Apex Edition, XLE, XSE, and XSE Apex Edition. The 2021 Nissan Sentra is available in three trims: S, SV, and SR. For a fair comparison, we have equated the base trims of both models, i.e., the 2021 Toyota Corolla L vs 2021 Nissan Sentra S.
2021 Toyota Corolla
2021 Nissan Sentra
||Fuel Economy: City/Highway/Combined (mpg)||29/39/33|
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As seen in the table above, while the 2021 Toyota Corolla and 2021 Nissan Sentra are at par in terms of fuel economy, the former has an edge in terms of other parameters. The 2021 Toyota Corolla offers an option of two engines. The 1.8-liter inline 4-cylinder engine has an output of 139 hp and a torque rating of 126 lb.-ft. The 2.0-liter inline 4-cylinder engine has an output of 169 hp and a torque rating of 151 lb.-ft. Meanwhile, the 2021 Nissan Sentra comes with a standard 2.0-liter inline 4-cylinder engine that has an output of 149 hp and a torque rating of 146 lb.-ft.
In terms of safety, both models feature an advanced airbag system, 3-point seatbelts for all seating positions, driver and front passenger seatbelt pretensioners with force limiters, and Tire Pressure Monitoring System. The 2021 Toyota Corolla, however, features an electronic parking brake. This feature is not available on the 2021 Nissan Sentra.
It is evident that the 2021 Toyota Corolla has some advantages as compared to the 2021 Nissan Sentra. If you’re interested in learning more about the 2021 Toyota Corolla, schedule a test drive at St. Cloud Toyota in Waite Park, MN, today!