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2017 Nissan Sentra vs 2017 Honda Civic near Orland Park, IL

2017 Nissan Sentra vs 2017 Honda Civic near Orland Park, IL

*Vehicle shown above (left photo) is the 2017 Nissan Sentra SR Turbo in Red Alert with optional equipment. 

The Roomy Cabin of the 2017 Sentra

Are you looking for a compact sedan that’s efficient, commodious, and chock full of amenities? Your quest can end today. Here at Thomas Nissan of Joliet, we have put together a comparison of the 2017 Nissan Sentra vs 2017 Honda Civic. Read on to find out why the Nissan Sentra comes out on top.

The right exterior features don’t just add to the charm of your vehicle, they also contribute to its safety. The 2017 Sentra offers LED headlamps in its top three trims, for ultimate style and complete clarity as you cruise down I-45 on your way to Orland Grove Forest Preserve. It’s also equipped with turn signal mirrors in the top three trims, so those traveling beside you can tell when you want to change lanes. Meanwhile, the 2017 Civic does not come with turn signal mirrors at all and only affords LED headlamps in its top trim. The Sentra offers the safety and visibility that is required to experience true peace of mind from behind the wheel.

The Nissan Sentra grants you the dynamic performance you need to enjoy every ride to the fullest. Boasting a maximum 188 horsepower and 177 lb.-ft. of torque with its available 1.6L turbocharged 4-cylinder engine, the Sentra packs plenty of punch. On the other hand, the Honda Civic tops out at a mere 174 horsepower and 167 lb.-ft. of torque with its standard 2.0L inline 4-cylinder powertrain. With a fuel tank capacity of 12.4 gallons, the Civic does not hold as much gas as the Sentra. The Nissan Sentra stores 13.2 gallons of gasoline and allows for longer stretches of driving without having to stop at the pump. The Sentra's 34.8-ft. turning radius means you can navigate tight curves with ease. The Honda civic only manages a 35.7-ft. turning circle, so pulling out of parking spots and changing directions is a little more complicated.

Making the most out of interior space is vital in the compact sedan segment. The Civic supplies 37.5 inches of front headroom with its optional moonroof and 39.3 inches without it. However, the Sentra provides a plentiful 38.5 inches of front headroom with its available moonroof and 39.4 inches without it. Thanks to its 42.5 inches of front legroom, the 2017 Sentra affords all the space you need to spread out. The 2017 Civic falls short, with just 42.3 inches of front legroom to utilize. Clearly, the Sentra offers more room to relax and stretch out after a long day.

The current Nissan Sentra makes it easy to take advantage of the amenities you crave. Its standard trip computer means you can keep track of important vehicle information at all times. While the Civic is appointed with a trip computer, it is not available at all in the base trim. The latest Civic gives you the option of a split-folding rear seatback, but the Sentra does one better by equipping this handy feature in all of its models. Passenger seatback pocket storage is standard in the 2017 Sentra, while the 2017 Civic fails to provide the aforementioned in its base model.

Accessible convenience, optimal performance, and abundant space make the Sentra the decided winner in this matchup between the 2017 Nissan Sentra vs 2017 Honda Civic near Orland Park, IL. You can take the current Sentra for a test drive when you schedule an appointment, here at Thomas Nissan of Joliet. We pride ourselves on working with the efficiency and diligence required to meet all your needs. What are you waiting for? Stop by and speak with one of our courteous associates as soon as today! 


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Awards

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

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

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

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

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.
)

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

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

Crash-Test Ratings

2017 Nissan Sentra 4 DR FWD

Overall
Full StarFull StarFull StarFull StarEmpty Star
Front Crash Overall
Full StarFull StarFull StarFull StarEmpty Star
Front Crash Driver
Full StarFull StarFull StarFull StarEmpty Star
Front Crash Passenger
Full StarFull StarFull StarFull StarEmpty Star
Side Crash Overall
Full StarFull StarFull StarFull StarFull Star
Side Barrier Overall
N/A
Side Barrier Driver
Full StarFull StarFull StarFull StarFull Star
Side Barrier Passenger
Full StarFull StarFull StarFull StarFull Star
Side Pole Driver
Full StarFull StarFull StarFull StarFull Star
Side Combined Front
N/A
Side Combined Rear
Full StarFull StarFull StarFull StarFull Star
Rollover
Full StarFull StarFull StarFull StarEmpty Star

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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

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Comfort

Interior

Exterior

Safety

Specs

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Sunday Closed

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Sunday Closed

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Saturday 7:00 am - 1:00 pm
Sunday Closed

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3-27-2016
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