The Nissan Sentra and the Honda Civic are a couple sporty sedans. They offer a fun drive with agile handling, nimble steering, and good fuel economy. Which one is right for you, though? The team at Maus Nissan of New Port Richey put together this 2020 Nissan Sentra vs. Honda Civic comparison to help drivers in Port Richey, Bayonet Point, and Jasmine Estates, FL, decide.


2020 Nissan Sentra vs Honda Civic: Interior Features

The 2020 Sentra features a stylish cabin. A flat-bottom leather-wrapped steering wheel gives it the look and feel of a sports car. Charcoal Cloth seats come standard, but you'll have plenty of options to choose from, including Premium Cloth, Sport Cloth, Sport Leatherette, and Quilted Leather. Both Sport seat options include dynamic orange contrast stitching, too.

The Honda Civic also comes with cloth seats and offers leather upholstery. While it's comfortable and stylish, the interior doesn't stand out like the Sentra. Options like Sport seats, contrast stitching, and Quilted Leather aren't available. Plus, its leather steering wheel doesn't feature the same performance-inspired design.


Nissan Sentra vs Honda Civic Infotainment System

A 7-inch touch-screen comes standard in the 2020 Nissan Sentra. It keeps you connected with a Bluetooth® Hands-free Phone System and a Hands-free Text Messaging Assistant. Plus, with Nissan Voice Recognition, you'll be able to reply to messages, pick your playlist, and make calls without taking your hands off the wheel or your eyes off the road.

You can upgrade to an 8-inch screen and sync your smartphone apps with Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™. You'll also have more music to choose from with SiriusXM® Radio.

The Honda Civic also comes with Bluetooth® and offers both Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™. Unfortunately, its standard system only includes a 5-inch LCD screen. Voice Recognition is available, but it's only offered with the top trim level.


Sentra vs Civic: Safety Features

The Nissan Sentra is also loaded with technology that can help keep you safe. Nissan Safety Shield® 360 comes standard to help prevent accidents. It includes smart driver-assistance features, such as:

  • Automatic Emergency Braking with Pedestrian Detection
  • Blind Spot Warning
  • Lane Departure Warning
  • Rear Automatic Braking
  • Rear Cross Traffic Alert

You'll also be well protected if the unexpected happens. The Nissan Sentra is built with front and rear crumple zones that can absorb energy during an accident. Inside, you'll be surrounded by 10 air bags. There are a pair of front air bags, driver and front passenger knee air bags, seat-mounted side-impact air bags in both rows, and roof-mounted curtain air bags that run the length of the cabin.

The Honda Civic also comes with some standard driver-assistance features. Its Honda Sensing® system has some similar technology, but it doesn't include Blind Spot Warning or Rear Automatic Braking. While the frame also features crumple zones, the interior isn't as well protected with only six air bags.


Should I Buy the 2020 Nissan Sentra or Honda Civic?

Visit Maus Nissan of New Port Richey to learn more about the 2020 Nissan Sentra vs. Honda Civic. With more standard features, more air bags, and a more exciting interior, the Nissan Sentra is a great fit for drivers in Port Richey, Bayonet Point, and Jasmine Estates, FL. Contact us to schedule your test drive.

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