2015 Toyota Corolla vs Nissan Sentra in Brooklyn NY

Serving Queens and New York, NY

Toyota Corolla

Nissan Sentra

Base MSRP:

$17,775

$17,305

J.D.Power Quality/Reliability:

3.8/4

3.4/2.6

Interior Volume:

97.5 cu-ft

95.9 cu-ft

Legroom:

42.3" front, 41.4" rear

42.5" front, 37.4" rear

NHTSA Overall Rating:

5 Stars

4 Stars

Knee Airbags:

Standard

Not Avilable



The 2015 Toyota Corolla is one of the best choices for a reliable, economical small car today. Come see just how nice an economy car can be these days at Plaza Toyota in Brooklyn, N.Y., easy to get to from Queens or anywhere in the city.

The 2015 Nissan Sentra is also a popular compact sedan, but dollar for dollar the Corolla is just a better deal.

Quality and Reliability

J.D. Power is the industry leader is keeping track of problems people have with their cars. If you look at their ratings for the Corolla over the past 5 model years, you'll see it gets 3.8 out of 5 stars for quality and 4 out of 5 for predicted reliability. The Sentra doesn't do quite as well, with just 3.4 for quality and 2.6 for reliability.

Corolla Crash Ratings vs. Sentra Crash Ratings

With so many SUVs on the road, if you are buying a small car it makes sense to consider its NHTSA crash test scores. You'll be happy to know that the Toyota Corolla gets 5 out of 5 stars for side impact, frontal crash and overall ratings. The Nissan Sentra doesn't do badly, but it can only manage to get 4 out of 5 stars on the frontal and overall ratings, though it does get 5 for side impacts.

Corolla Space vs. Sentra Space

Comparing the spec sheets you may notice that Corolla has over 1.5 cubic feet more interior room. Where does Toyota use it? They used it to give rear seat passengers nearly 4” more legroom that Nissan gives Sentra buyers. This makes Corolla's rear seat much more useful for full sized adults.

The Toyota Corolla in all its variations is one of the best selling cars all over the world. See why with a test drive of the 2015 at Plaza Toyota in Brooklyn, serving all of New York.

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