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2021 Honda Civic vs. 2021 Nissan Sentra

2021 Honda Civic vs. 2021 Nissan Sentra

2021 Honda Accord


2021 Nissan Sentra


Engine Options


Peak Horsepower

162 lb-ft

Peak Torque

146 lb-ft

Premium Sound System

Front and Outboard Rear

Heated Seats


Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC)


Any driver comparing the 2021 Honda Civic vs. the 2021 Nissan Sentra will find the former coming out ahead on everything from comfort and convenience amenities to horsepower and torque. We’ve put together a quick but comprehensive overview to show you what we mean, so read on to compare:

  • Engine Specs
  • Interior Features
  • Safety Technology

Civic vs. Sentra: Engine Specs

The Honda Civic has long been appreciated by drivers for bringing spirited performance to the compact sedan segment, and the latest model lives up to that reputation with the following engines:

  • 2.0L Four-Cylinder: Fitted as standard for up to 158 hp and 138 lb-ft of torque.
  • 1.5L Turbocharged Four-Cylinder: Available for up to 174 hp and 162 lb-ft of torque.

In stark contrast, the Nissan Sentra brings the same 2.0L 4-cylinder across all trims for just 149 hp.

Civic vs. Sentra: Interior Features

The Honda Civic is equipped with a Multi-Angle Rearview Camera that offers greater versatility than the Sentra’s static camera, and that trend carries over to available features. You’ll find the 2021 Honda Civic offering:

  • A 10-speaker premium sound system vs. an 8-speaker premium sound system with the Nissan Sentra.
  • A Driver’s Seat with 8-Way Power Adjustment vs. 6-way with the Nissan Sentra.
  • Heated Front and Outboard Rear Seats vs. only heated front seats with the Nissan Sentra.

Civic vs. Sentra: Safety Technology

The Honda Civic is happy to complement its comfort and convenient features with cutting-edge driver assistance safety features, and it outpaces the Nissan Sentra by providing:

  • Standard Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC): Only available with higher Sentra trims, the ACC system automatically adjusts your cruising speed to maintain a safe distance from the vehicle ahead.
  • Available Honda LaneWatch™: Entirely unavailable with the Sentra, the LaneWatch feature shows a video feed of your blind spot on the in-dash display when you signal to change lanes.

You Can Expect More from the Honda Civic than You Would from the Sentra

The Honda Civic has been a defining compact vehicle from its very inception, and it still outperforms rivals like the Nissan Sentra. To find out about anything from current new vehicle specials to available trims, feel free to get in touch today.

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