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2024 Nissan Sentra vs 2024 Hyundai Elantra

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The 2024 Nissan Sentra competes against the 2024 Hyundai Elantra in the compact sedan segment. You’ll get more powerful mechanical capabilities and overall versatility from the 2024 Sentra. Featuring an innovative design, the Sentra’s signature Zero Gravity front seats offer better comfort than the Elantra’s traditional seats.

2024 Nissan Sentra

$20,899 – $23,980*

30/40 MPG

Miles per gallon (city/highway)**




Horsepower, 2.0-Liter 4-Cylinder Engine

2024 Hyundai Elantra

$21,625 – $28,465

32/41 MPG

Miles per gallon (city/highway)




Horsepower, 2.0-Liter 4-Cylinder Engine

2024 Nissan Sentra Performance Features

Performance Features

Nissan equips the 2024 Sentra with a conventional 2.0-liter engine block. When working at 6,400 RPM, this four-cylinder engine whips out 149 horsepower. This I-4 engine cranks out 146 pound-feet of torque at 4,400 RPM. The 2024 Elantra only gets up to 132 lb-ft of torque from a standard 2.0-L engine. This Hyundai model extracts a maximum of 147 net hp from the I-4 engine. Built on the latest Smartstream platform, the Intelligent Variable Transmission is standard on the Elantra. Nissan deploys the Xtronic mechanical technology on the Sentra’s continuously variable transmission. You’ll get other performance-boosting features on the Sentra, like a limited-slip differential. This important component comes with a brake-actuated mechanism. Both compact sedans run on a front-wheel drive (FWD) system. Equipped with the Intelligent Engine Brake, the Sentra offers smooth handling. This sporty sedan has the Intelligent Trace Control for improved performance on corners and curves. Thanks to the Active Ride Control, you won’t be bothered by rough or uneven pavement. This compact Nissan car rides on a multi-link rear suspension with sporty capabilities. The Elantra’s coupled torsion-beam rear axle provides less versatility and support on the road.

2024 Nissan Sentra Technology Features

Technology Features

The 2024 Sentra boasts a multimedia system with an 8-inch touch screen, seven hard keys, and two control knobs. You can access an array of applications on the NissanConnect infotainment center. The iconic Intelligent Around View Monitor appears on the high-resolution display. You can even activate a Wi-Fi hub inside this compact Nissan sedan. Similarly, the 2024 Elantra offers a Wi-Fi connection through an 8-inch multimedia console. This model is available with the Bluelink packages, which require paid subscriptions. Both vehicles are compatible with Android Auto, Apple CarPlay, and Bluetooth. Additionally, both trims offer an eight-speaker sound system from the Bose company.

2024 Nissan Sentra Interior Features

Interior Features

Equipped with the Zero Gravity front seats, the 2024 Sentra offers a comfortable ride. These ergonomic seats are available with premium leather upholstery and heating. Hyundai offers the signature H-Tex leather finish on the 2024 Elantra’s front seats. Both vehicles have a driver’s seat with six-way adjustments. You can add up to 14.3 cubic feet of cargo to the Sentra’s trunk. The Hyundai model has 14.2 cubic feet of space inside the trunk. However, this trim only offers 42.2 inches of legroom in the first row. You’ll get up to 43.8 inches of legroom in the Sentra’s first row. A power moonroof is optional on the Nissan edition. You could get an optional sunroof on the Hyundai trim. Additionally, the Sentra offers an optional Lighting Package with welcome lights.

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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.

**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.