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2017 Nissan Sentra vs 2017 Honda Civic near Bolingbrook, IL

2017 Nissan Sentra vs 2017 Honda Civic near Bolingbrook, IL

The vehicle above is the 2017 Nissan Sentra in Brilliant Silver. 

Interior of the Sentra

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Awards

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Best Cars for First-Time Drivers (2017 Model)
- Cars.com

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Best Environmental Performance Brand (2017 Model)
- Automotive Science Group

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Best Vehicles By Class: Midsize Cars (2017 Model)
- GreenerCars.org

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Top Safety Pick - Small Cars (2017 Model)
- Insurance Institute for Highway Safety

Crash-Test Ratings

2017 Nissan Sentra 4 DR FWD

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Are you in the market for a compact sedan? We know that the segment is overflowing with available options, so it’s not always easy to find the right one for your lifestyle and needs. Today, we at Thomas Nissan of Joliet are pitting two opponents head-to-head—the 2017 Nissan Sentra vs 2017 Honda Civic. Both sedans offer some impressive features from their interior, to underneath the hood, but there is one that simply cannot help but stand out, and that is the 2017 Sentra. To learn more and to reserve your one-on-one appointment to see our favorite car up close and in person, give our friendly associates a call at 815-741-5353.

No matter what vehicle you drive, what is under the hood is the most important. The 2017 Sentra offers the most potential for power, with up to 188-hp and 177 lb.-ft. of torque with its available 1.6L Direct Injection turbocharged engine on the NISMO® trim level. When it comes to the Civic, the most it can muster up is 174-hp and 167 lb.-ft. of torque with its available 1.5L turbocharged 4-cylinder engine. In addition to a more powerful engine option and irresistible speed, the Sentra will keep you on the road longer than you’d expect. When you’re making your way from The Promenade Bolingbrook all the way across town to Cheddar’s Scratch Kitchen to meet your friends for lunch, you’ll have the Sentra’s 13.2-gal. fuel tank to help you pass the pump and focus on your destination. With the competitor, on the other hand, you may find yourself having to search for the nearest gas station more often, as the Civic comes in short again with a 12.3-gal. fuel tank capacity. When it comes to strength, speed, and efficiency, the choice is clear—the 2017 Sentra takes the win in all three categories!

What lies beneath the hood would be for naught if you didn’t have a comfortable interior to keep you and your passengers relaxed on long drives. Fortunately, the Sentra offers a number of features that are sure to excite and delight, beginning with the air conditioning system with in-cabin microfiltration. You’ll stay warm or cool, depending on the season, while breathing easier, thanks to the microfilter, which reduces pollen, dust, and other allergens from entering your cabin, all while circulating the air and keeping it smelling fresh and clean. Although the Civic also comes with a standard air conditioning system, you won’t have the added benefit of microfiltration when you choose this car. So, if you are someone who suffers from seasonal allergies, this is important to keep in mind! Storing smaller items throughout your cabin may be a bit more of a challenge in the Civic, as it does not come standard with a passengers-side seatback pocket. Luckily, you’ll find this feature on the base trim of the Sentra, so storing books, magazines, or electronics is an easy feat!

After reviewing this 2017 Nissan Sentra vs 2017 Honda Civic comparison near Bolingbrook, IL, the choice is clear. The Sentra offers the most, from inside the cabin, to beneath the hood. Plus, with up to eight available trim levels on the Sentra and only five trims on the Civic, the customization options you’ll have when you choose the Sentra are endless. Visit Thomas Nissan of Joliet today during our convenient business hours to learn more and introduce yourself. We look forward to meeting you!


Sales Hours

(815) 741-5353

Green Score

EPA Green Score ( Federal Tier 3 Bin 30 ?
EPA and California-required standards. The names refer to tables of numerical limits for the various air pollutants allowed by the standards.
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Fuel Type Gasoline
Air Pollution Score ?
The Air Pollution Score is based on the government emission standards for which the vehicle was certified to comply with and reflects vehicle tailpipe emissions that contribute to local and regional air pollution, creating problems such as haze, and health issues.
8
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Greenhouse Gas Score ?
This score reflects fuel emissions of carbon dioxide (CO2) and other greenhouse gases.
7
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7
10
Smartway ?
SmartWay is a designation earned by those vehicles that have combined Air Pollution and Greenhouse Gas Scores that place them in the top tier (approximately the top 20%) of environmental performers. SmartWay Elite is reserved for the best of the best.
Yes

EPA Green Score ( LEV-III SULEV30 ?
EPA and California-required standards. The names refer to tables of numerical limits for the various air pollutants allowed by the standards.
)

Fuel Type Gasoline
Air Pollution Score ?
The Air Pollution Score is based on the government emission standards for which the vehicle was certified to comply with and reflects vehicle tailpipe emissions that contribute to local and regional air pollution, creating problems such as haze, and health issues.
8
1
8
10
Greenhouse Gas Score ?
This score reflects fuel emissions of carbon dioxide (CO2) and other greenhouse gases.
7
1
7
10
Smartway ?
SmartWay is a designation earned by those vehicles that have combined Air Pollution and Greenhouse Gas Scores that place them in the top tier (approximately the top 20%) of environmental performers. SmartWay Elite is reserved for the best of the best.
Yes

Dealership Information

Additional Vehicle Information

  • Features
  • Specs

Features

Features

  • Mechanical
  • Technology
  • Comfort
  • Interior
  • Exterior
  • Safety

Mechanical

Drivetrain

Drive mode selector
Axle ratio 3.52

Brakes

Rear brake type drum
Front brake width 0.9
Rear brake diameter 9.0
Front brake diameter 11.0
Front brake type ventilated disc
Braking assist
Electronic brakeforce distribution
ABS 4-wheel
Power brakes
Cornering brake control

Suspension

Front suspension classification independent
Rear suspension classification semi-independent
Front struts MacPherson
Rear suspension type torsion beam
Rear spring type coil
Front spring type coil
Front suspension type lower control arms
Front stabilizer bar diameter 22 mm
Rear stabilizer bar diameter 25 mm
Rear shock type twin-tube gas
Front shock type twin-tube gas

Stability and Traction

Stability control
Traction control

Engine

Alternator 110 amps
Battery saver

Technology

Audio System

Auxiliary audio input Bluetooth, jack, USB, iPod/iPhone
Antenna type element
In-Dash CD single disc, MP3 Playback
Total speakers 4
Radio AM/FM
Radio data system
Speed sensitive volume control

Instrumentation

Trip computer
Electroluminescent instrumentation
Driver information system
Clock
Gauge tachometer
Digital odometer
External temperature display
Warnings and reminders lamp failure, low fuel, engine oil, coolant, tire fill alert
Fuel economy display MPG, range
Trip odometer 2

Telematics

Wireless data link Bluetooth
Phone hands free

Comfort

Comfort Features

Shift knob trim urethane
Interior accents metallic-tone
Floor material carpet
Steering wheel trim urethane

Convenience Features

Cupholders front
Steering wheel tilt and telescopic
One-touch windows 1
Reading lights front
Power steering variable/speed-proportional
Cargo area light
Cruise control
Retained accessory power
Multi-function remote keyless entry, panic alarm, fuel filler door release, trunk release
Power windows lockout button
Steering wheel mounted controls audio, cruise control, phone
Rearview mirror manual day/night
Vanity mirrors dual
Power outlet(s) two 12V
Assist handle rear, front
Center console front console with armrest and storage
Storage front seatback, door pockets

Air Conditioning

Front air conditioning zones single
Front air conditioning
Air filtration

Interior

Seats

Driver seat manual adjustments height, 6, reclining
Rear headrests 2, adjustable
Passenger seat manual adjustments 4, reclining
Rear seat folding split
Front headrests 2, adjustable
Front seat type bucket
Upholstery cloth
Rear seat type 60-40 split bench

Seatbelts

Seatbelt pretensioners front
Seatbelt force limiters front
Emergency locking retractors rear, front
Seatbelt warning sensor front
Rear seatbelts 3-point
Front seatbelts 3-point

Steering

Turns lock-to-lock 3.0
Steering ratio 16.3

Exterior

Tires and Rims

Spare tire size temporary
Wheel covers full
Tire type all season
Wheels steel
Spare tire mount location inside
Spare wheel type steel
Tire Pressure Monitoring System

Lights

Daytime running lights
Headlights auto delay off, auto on/off, halogen

Windows

Window defogger rear
Power windows
Front wipers variable intermittent

Exterior Features

Front bumper color body-color
Door handle color chrome
Mirror color body-color
Grille color black, chrome accents
Rear bumper color body-color
Window trim chrome

Safety

Airbags

Airbag deactivation occupant sensing passenger
Side airbags front
Front airbags dual
Side curtain airbags front, rear
Side-curtain airbag rollover sensor

Security

Power door locks anti-lockout, auto-locking
Anti-theft system engine immobilizer
2-stage unlocking doors

Safety

Child safety door locks
Child seat anchors LATCH system
Hood buckling creases
Energy absorbing steering column
Body side reinforcements side impact door beams
Emergency interior trunk release
Impact absorbing bumpers
Crumple zones front, rear

Mirrors

Side mirror adjustments power, manual folding

Specs

Specs

Drive Type

Drive Type FWD

Seating

Standard Seating 5
Max Seating 5
Head Room (front) 39.4 in
Head Room (rear) 36.7 in
Hip Room (front) 50.9 in
Hip Room (rear) 50.1 in
Shoulder Room (front) 54.7 in
Shoulder Room (rear) 53.9 in
Leg Room (front) 42.5 in
Leg Room (rear) 37.4 in
Seating Rows 2

Measurements of Size & Shape

Length 182.1 in
Width 69.3 in
Width (without mirrors) 69.3 in
Height 58.9 in
Wheelbase 106.3 in
Ground Clearance 6.4 in
Track Width (front) 60.2 in
Track Width (rear) 60.2 in

Measurements of Weight

Gross Vehicle Weight Rating 3823 lbs
Gross Vehicle Weight Range 3001-4000 lbs
Curb Weight 2857 lbs

Interior Dimensions

Cargo Volume 15.1 cu ft
Interior Volume 111 cu ft
Passenger Volume 95.9 cu ft

Performance Specifications

Aerodynamic Drag 0.29 Cd
Turning Circle 34.8 ft

Fuel Tanks

Fuel Capacity 13.2 Gallons

Wheels and Tires

Front Tire Type P205/55R16
Front Wheel Diameter 16.0 x 6.5 in
Rear Tire Type P205/55R16
Rear Wheel Diameter 16.0 x 6.5 in

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Testimonials

Excellent experience!

Nicholas George
3-27-2016
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he experience my fiance and I had at Thomas Nissan was hands down, by far the best dealer experience we've ever had. Matt Richards did a great job helping us with our purchase. He was very professional, courteous, friendly and knowledgeable. Colin in finance, went above and beyond to help get my fiance and I financed. I will definitely choose Thomas Nissan the next time I am in the market for a vehicle.