2017 Hyundai Elantra vs 2017 Nissan Sentra

Find the right four-door compact sedan for you with our Hyundai and Nissan brand comparisons. We take the 2017 Hyundai Elantra vs 2017 Nissan Sentra, and demonstrate which model is better suited to a driver’s needs.

Looking at the two models side-by-side, it is clear that there are some key differences in design aesthetic. The Hyundai looks composed, classy, and luxurious. The Sentra looks dated to say the least. With a style that is crafted to attract a younger audience, but still falls flat, the Sentra bores more than it surprises. If you would like to see a Hyundai Elantra up close in High Point, then you should come see the inventory that we have at Carolina Hyundai of High Point. In fact, you can check out our Elantra inventory right online by following the link below. If you would like to learn more first then just keep reading.

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2017 Hyundai Elantra VS 2017 Nissan Sentra
6-Speed Automatic Transmission CVT
Optional Memory Driver Seat Not Available
Standard Rear HVAC Ducts Not Available
10 Years / 100,000 Miles Powertrain Warranty 5 Years / 60,000 Miles

Benefits and drawbacks of the Elantra and Sentra

When it comes to things like price and capability, the Elantra and the Sentra are actually pretty similar. It’s when you get down into the details that you’ll start to notice some big differences between these two vehicles. We’ll start with the transmission. The Elantra uses a traditional 6-speed automatic. These give you plenty of reliability with great acceleration from a stop and at highway speeds. A CVT on the other hand, is quite the opposite. Sentra favors the CVT for its efficiency, but when compared to the Elantra, the mpg values both in the city and out on the highway are essentially the same.

The Elantra also offers a better all-around feature package with the option for a driver memory seat so you’ll never have to fiddle with the controls again to find your perfect comfort spot. The Elantra even features standard HVAC ducts for your passengers in the back, because your second row friends and family are important too. Both of these features the Sentra simply doesn’t have and doesn’t offer.

To top it all off, the Elantra offers a powertrain warranty that goes far above and beyond what the Sentra offers, which is especially important considering the Sentra leaves you stuck with the unreliable and costly CVT. If you would like to try an Elantra for yourself right here in High Point, then come down to Carolina Hyundai of High Point. Our inventory is sure to leave you impressed.

2017 Hyundai Elantra driver's view
2017 Hyundai Elantra gauge cluster
2017 Hyundai Elantra infotainment system
2017 Hyundai Elantra Engine

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