2016 Toyota Corolla vs. the 2016 Nissan Sentra

2016 Toyota Corolla black

Toyota Corolla

2016 Nissan Sentra blue

Nissan Sentra

There are plenty of small sedans to choose from on the market right now, but if you’re looking for more value from your next compact car near Las Vegas, Boulder City, or Pahrump, then you’ve come to the right place. The 2016 Toyota Corolla proves a solid option for its combination of confident performance, excellent fuel economy, and sophisticated standard features.

On first glance, the 2016 Nissan Sentra is a similar vehicle, but the Corolla beats it out in the areas that count. Find out how these two models compare before test driving the Corolla at Findlay Toyota in Henderson, NV.

Performance Specs

If you’re looking for the compact sedan that delivers more power behind the wheel, go with the 2016 Toyota Corolla.

  • Toyota Corolla: Every version of the Corolla comes with a 1.8L four-cylinder engine, with the base trim coming mated to a six-speed manual or four-speed automatic transmission and the other trims getting a continuously variable transmission. On most models, the engine is good for 132 hp and 128 lb-ft of torque, but the variable valve timing on the LE Eco trim increases your power to 140 hp and 126 lb-ft of torque.
  • Nissan Sentra: Every Nissan Sentra model also comes with a 1.8L four-cylinder engine, with a six-speed manual standard on the base trim, and a CVT available on that trim and standard on the others. While the setup is similar, the base trim is rated a bit lower at 130 hp and 128 lb-ft of torque, with no comparable upgraded version available.

Fuel Economy

In addition to its superior performance, the 2016 Toyota Corolla is also more fuel-efficient than its competition. Both models get an EPA-estimated 36 mpg highway and 27 mpg city with the base trim fitted with the manual transmission. However, the most fuel-efficient version of the Corolla is able to get an EPA-estimated 42 mpg highway and 30 mpg city, while the most fuel-efficient Sentra tops out at 40 mpg highway and 30 mpg city.

Standard Features

Both of these compact sedans come with standard base features like Bluetooth connectivity, power windows and door locks, air conditioning, and a tilt-and-telescoping steering wheel. However, only the Corolla comes standard with a 6.1-inch touchscreen interface and Siri Eyes Free voice connectivity. Also, the Corolla gets a standard six-speaker stereo system, while the Sentra’s base stereo only has four speakers.

Choose the 2016 Toyota Corolla at Findlay Toyota

There are a lot of people in Las Vegas, Boulder City, and Pahrump who know they can count on their Corolla to get them where they’re going with comfort and ease, and now you can as well. Experience the great value of this compact sedan for yourself at Findlay Toyota, and compare it with the other competition that’s out there. As well, our financing team will make the car buying process simple and affordable. We’re located at 7733 Eastgate Rd. in Henderson, NV. Reach out to our sales team with questions or concerns at any time.