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2019 Nissan Versa Vs. 2019 Nissan Sentra

Grey 2019 Nissan Versa parked in a bright white room and a red 2019 Nissan Sentra parked outside an apartment building are separated by a diagonal line and "VS" logo.

The 2019 Versa and 2019 Sentra are two excellent vehicles from Nissan, and a great value. Both bring a great mix of features and capability at some of the lowest starting MSRPs in their respective classes. So what is the difference between the two?

To start, the 2019 Nissan Versa is a subcompact car, while the 2019 Nissan Sentra is compact. This means the 2019 Sentra is a bigger vehicle, and with this size it brings along higher horsepower and multiple engine options. It also as a $5,000 higher starting price.

Let’s take a more in-depth look at the differences between the 2019 Nissan Versa and 2019 Nissan Sentra.

2019 Nissan Versa


2019 Nissan Sentra

$12,460 Starting MSRP $17,890
Up to 31 city / 39 highway Fuel Economy (mpg) Up to 29 city / 37 highway
10.8 gallons Fuel Capacity 13.2 gallons
109 hp Horsepower 124 to 188 hp
175” L x 67” W x 60” H Dimensions 182-184” L x 69” W x 59” H
Yes* Hatchback Version? No
14.9 cubic feet Cargo Room 15.1 cubic feet

*The hatchback option, known as the 2019 Nissan Versa Note, is in some ways a different beast, and for this table we mostly focused on the specs of the 2019 Versa Sedan.

Why buy the 2019 Nissan Versa?

The 2019 Nissan Versa boasts the lowest starting MSRP in America. It’s also the best-selling vehicle in its class. Additional highlights include the voluminous rear legroom (38.3 inches) and excellent gas mileage. It brings a huge amount of value with its low price, including a standard 7” touchscreen. It has one engine option- a 1.6L 4-cylinder.

Why buy the 2019 Nissan Sentra?

Highlights of the 2019 Nissan Sentra include its excellent value, advanced tech, roomy interior, and slew of premium features. The 2019 Nissan Sentra comes with two engine options: a 1.6L 4-cylinder and a 1.8L 4-cylinder.

When properly equipped, the 2019 Nissan Sentra is an IIHS Top Safety Pick. Available safety and driver-assistance features on the vehicle include:

  • Blind Spot Warning
  • Rear Cross Traffic Alert
  • Intelligent Cruise Control

For more information on what sets the Versa and Sentra apart, click the button below to contact us here at Jack Ingram Nissan!