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2024 Nissan Kicks vs 2024 Nissan Sentra

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The 2024 Nissan Kicks has one of the lowest price tags on the subcompact crossover SUV market in North America. Similarly, the 2024 Nissan Sentra has one of the lowest starting prices among all compact sedans in the United States of America. Both vehicles offer an 8-inch infotainment system with premium digital technologies like the NissanConnect suite.

2024 Nissan Kicks

$20,980 – $23,510*

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31/36 MPG

Miles per gallon (city/highway)**




Horsepower, 1.6-Liter 4-Cylinder Engine

2024 Nissan Sentra

$20,890 – $23,980*

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30/40 MPG

Miles per gallon (city/highway)***




Horsepower, 2.0-Liter 4-Cylinder Engine

Performance Features

Performance Features

The 2024 Nissan Kicks is equipped with a 1.6-liter engine block, which has a 122-horsepower rating. This light-duty, four-cylinder powertrain cranks out up to 114 pound-feet of peak torque. Also having an inline-four layout, the 2024 Sentra’s 2.0-L engine kicks out 149 net hp and 146 lb-ft of torque. Both vehicles adopt Nissan’s legendary Xtronic continuously variable transmission system with a vast number of potential gear ratios. Both cars have a classic front-wheel drive system primarily tuned for efficient driving. Speaking of efficiency, the 2024 Kicks gets a maximum of 36 mpg on the highway. You’ll get up to 40 mpg on the highway from the 2024 Sentra. This compact sedan has a fuel economy of 30 mpg in the city. Interestingly, the subcompact crossover SUV offers slightly better fuel efficiency on urban roads. An electronic parking brake is another notable mechanical feature on the Kicks. Additionally, both Nissan cars have conventional Traction Control and Dynamic Vehicle Control for safe handling in hazardous conditions.

Technology Features

Technology Features

The 2024 Nissan Kicks has a standard 7-inch LCD touchscreen with user-friendly controls. Similarly, the 2024 Sentra comes standard with such an infotainment system. Both vehicles offer an upgraded 8-inch LCD monitor with enhanced touch controls, voice interactions, and other applications. You will find the NissanConnect firmware on the premium multimedia console in each model. These cars offer an eight-speaker sound system that’s exclusively designed by Bose. The subcompact crossover SUV gets the UltraNearField speakers for the driver’s headrest. Of course, Android Auto and Apple CarPlay are already activated inside each Nissan car. You’ll get up to three USB ports inside the compact sedan. Up to four USB ports are available inside the Kicks. Additionally, this affordable Nissan crossover SUV has a limited 90-day trial to SiriusXM Satellite Radio services.

Safety Features

Safety Features

Nissan adds its signature Safety Shield 360 technologies to the 2024 Kicks and Sentra. Both vehicles have several standard driver-assistance features, such as the Lane Departure Warning and Automatic Emergency Braking. You’ll get the Forward Collision Warning on the subcompact crossover SUV. The enhanced Intelligent FCW technology is standard on the compact sedan. Both trims boast the Rear Automatic Braking, which is extremely helpful in parking lots. Rear parking sensors work well with this advanced braking technology. You can add the 360 Surround View Camera to the 2024 Sentra for enhanced situational awareness. Both models have the Nissan Advanced Air Bag System. Additionally, the Kicks has side-curtain airbags that are integrated into the roof.

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*Price is Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). MSRP excludes tax, title, license, and documentary service fee. Dealer sets actual price.

**Fuel economy based on targeted 2024 EPA fuel economy estimates for 2024 Kicks – EPA data not available at time of publication. Targeted 2024 fuel economy 31 City MPG / 36 Highway MPG / 33 Combined MPG. Estimates based on Nissan internal testing results, subject to EPA confirmation. Actual mileage may vary with driving conditions. Use for comparison only.

***2024 EPA Fuel Economy Estimates. 30 City MPG / 40 Highway MPG / 34 Combined MPG for Sentra® S, SV; 30 City MPG / 38 Highway MPG / 33 Combined MPG for Sentra SR. Actual mileage may vary with driving conditions. Use for comparison only.