The Nissan Sentra and the Toyota Corolla are a couple exciting sedans. They both feature a sporty style, good fuel economy, and quick, nimble steering. Which one is the better fit for you, though? To help drivers in Port Richey, Bayonet Point, and Jasmine Estates, FL, decide, the team at Maus Nissan of New Port Richey had them face off in this 2021 Nissan Sentra vs. Toyota Corolla comparison.

2021 Nissan Sentra vs Toyota Corolla: Quick Facts

Both the Nissan Sentra and the Toyota Corolla offer a fun and efficient drive. Each one comes with a sporty engine that will make running errands and your daily commute more exciting. They also include a Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT) that provides a smooth, comfortable drive.

Meanwhile, both cars come with seating for five, comfortable amenities, and plenty of room to relax. The Nissan gives you extra space, though, so all drivers can stretch out. It also offers a little extra power under the hood.

2021 Nissan Sentra

2021 Toyota Corolla


2.0L 4-cylinder

1.8L 4-cylinder


149 HP

139 HP


146 lb-ft

126 lb-ft

Passenger Space

96 cubic feet

88.6 cubic feet

Comfortable & Connected Interior

The 2021 Nissan Sentra proudly sports a dynamic interior. Its bold design offers a flat-bottom leather-wrapped steering wheel and a choice of Sport Cloth, Prima-Tex™, and leather seats. Both the seats and the steering wheel offer orange contrast stitching to make them pop.

On top of its sharp looks, the Nissan's cabin gives you enough space to kick back and relax behind the wheel. Some of the specs and amenities you'll find inside include:

  • 44 inches of front legroom
  • 38.9 inches of front headroom
  • Available quilted leather seats
  • Standard Hands-free Text Messaging Assistant

The Hands-free Text-Messaging Assistant is part of a user-friendly infotainment system. It lets you stream music and make hands-free calls with features like Bluetooth®, Apple CarPlay®, and Android Auto™. Plus, technology like Voice Recognition, SiriusXM®, and a navigation system are also available.

The 2021 Toyota Corolla offers almost all the same technology, but it doesn't include a Hands-free Text Messaging Assistant. Its interior also offers fewer choices. It doesn't offer leather seats and only has 38.3 inches of front headroom and 42 inches of front legroom.

Safety & Driver Assistance Features

You can also count on the Nissan Sentra to help keep you safe with lots of intelligent safety technology. Nissan Safety Shield® 360 comes standard and helps prevent accidents with the following driver assistance features:

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

You'll also be able to see what's around your car. The standard RearView Monitor gives you a closer look at what's behind your vehicle when you're backing up, while the available Intelligent Around View® Monitor creates a 360-degree overhead view of your vehicle.

The Toyota Corolla also comes with a series of driver assistance features, but it doesn't include Blind Spot Warning or Rear Cross Traffic Alert unless you upgrade to an optional package. While it does feature a rearview camera, it doesn't offer anything that can provide a bird's-eye view.

Test Drive a Sporty Compact Sedan

Visit Maus Nissan of New Port Richey to test drive the exciting Nissan Sentra and learn more about our 2021 Nissan Sentra vs. Toyota Corolla comparison. The 2021 Nissan Sentra offers peace of mind and a more comfortable ride to drivers in Port Richey, Bayonet Point, and Jasmine Estates, FL.

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