2017 Honda Civic Sedan vs 2017 Nissan Sentra

If you are considering a 2017 four-door sedan, then you have probably considered both the Civic Sedan and the Sentra. Find out for yourself how these two models compare with Garden State Honda’s 2017 Honda Civic Sedan vs 2017 Nissan Sentra comparison. This simple guide may just help you find the right four-door sedan for your driving needs.

Looking at the two side by side shows that both of these models are different on the outside. Judge for yourself which one wins that category. If you are already considering a 2017 Honda Civic Sedan over the competition, then you can check out the Garden State Honda inventory in Clifton, NJ by clicking the link below. Aesthetics aside, let’s see how these two models compare with our comparison chart. To see what these two models are like on the more luxurious end of the spectrum, we are comparing the 2017 Honda Civic Sedan Touring trim against the 2017 Nissan Sentra SL trim.

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2017 Honda Civic Sedan Touring VS 2017 Nissan Sentra SL
32 City / 42 Highway* Fuel Economy 29 City / 37 Highway
CVT Transmission CVT
174 Horsepower 124
Standard Power Moonroof Optional

How the 2017 Civic Sedan Touring compares to the 2017 Sentra SL

Though both models have their merits, in looking at these categories there appears to be a clear winner. Starting with fuel efficiency, you can see that according to EPA estimates, the Honda Civic Touring far outpaces the Nissan Sentra SL.* A Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT) can make for more efficient vehicle, but since both of these vehicles feature such a transmission, this does not explain the fuel efficiency difference.

Sometimes auto manufacturers create efficiency by utilizing underpowered engines, but that is not the case with the 2017 Honda Civic Sedan touring by looking at those horsepower numbers. If you think that the high horsepower numbers from the Civic Sedan Touring may be covering up for a deficit in the torque department, then you would be mistaken as the Honda Civic Sedan Touring with its turbocharged 1.5 liter provides 162 pound-feet of torque, which is more than the Sentra SL’s 125 pound-feet of torque.

The 2017 Honda Civic Sedan Touring also comes with many standard technology and convenience features including a power moonroof. Which is something that is only optional on the 2017 Nissan Sentra SL.

If you would like to learn more about the 2017 Honda Civic Sedan Touring and its other trims, and you live in the Clifton, NJ area, then you should stop by Garden State Honda or browse through our large Honda inventory.

*28 city/40 highway/32 combined mpg rating for LX 6MT model. 31 city/42 highway/35 combined mpg rating for EX-T 6MT model. 31 city/40 highway/34 combined mpg rating for LX & EX CVT models. 32 city/42 highway/36 combined mpg rating for EX-T, EX-L and Touring models. Based on 2017 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle, driving conditions and other factors.

2017 Honda Civic touring steering wheel and dash
2017 Honda Civic touring gauge cluster
2017 Honda Civic touring back seats
2017 Honda Civic touring front seats

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