2017 Hyundai Elantra vs. Nissan Sentra

If you’ve been looking for a vehicle near Anaheim, Long Beach, and Cerritos that’s both classy and affordable, then the 2017 Hyundai Elantra and the 2016 Nissan Sentra have likely been on your radar. Both vehicles offer excellent performance and fuel economy, beautifully designed and styled interiors, and a plethora of features to excite any buyer. So how will you choose between them?

Start by reading our 2017 Hyundai Elantra vs. 2016 Nissan Sentra vehicle comparison. Then schedule a test drive of your favorite at your local dealership.

2017 Elantra vs. 2016 Sentra in Driving Performance

To start this comparison, we’re going to look at how each vehicle’s base engine compares. Let’s start with the 2016 Nissan Sentra, which is powered by a 1.8-liter 16-valve four-cylinder engine that produces up to 130 horsepower and 128 lb-ft of torque. This front-wheel drive engine is paired with a standard six-speed manual transmission or the optional Xtronic continuously variable transmission.

On the other hand, the 2017 Hyundai Elantra is powered by an inline four-cylinder engine that produces up to 147 horsepower and 132 lb-ft of torque. The additional horsepower and torque mean that not only does the vehicle have more power, but that power is available faster.

The front-wheel drive engine come standard paired with a six-speed manual transmission, but it’s also available with a six-speed automatic transmission with Active ECO system and SHIFTRONIC that help you to drive more efficiently and enjoy smoother transitions.

2016 Nissan Sentra vs. 2017 Hyundai Elantra Inside

Both the Hyundai Elantra and the Nissan Sentra have loads of interior features to offer today’s buyer. But there’s a clear difference between the two in terms of standard and available features. The 2017 Hyundai Elantra comes standard with a six-speaker AM/FM/SiriusXM Satellite Radio/CD/MP3 audio system.

It’s also available with a 7- or an 8-inch touchscreen display, HD radio technology, and the Infinity Premium Audio system. Other available features include heated rear seats, Android Auto, a hands-free smart trunk, Lane Keep Assist, Lane Change Assist, and Lane Departure Warning. Unfortunately, none of these optional features is available on the 2016 Nissan Sentra.

Test Drive Your Favorite

You can find the 2017 Hyundai Elantra at your local Hyundai dealer near Cerritos, Long Beach, and Anaheim. Norm Reeves Hyundai Superstore at Cerritos Auto Square is your new, used, and certified pre-owned Hyundai dealer offering all of the services you need to start your car buying journey. Our showroom is centrally located at 18818 Studebaker Road in Cerritos, CA, where our team is standing by to help you find the perfect vehicle for your wants, needs, and budget.

Our team is here to guide you through the car buying process during our regular showroom hours Monday through Sunday from 9 am until 9 pm.

To get behind the wheel of the 2017 Hyundai Elantra, give us a call at 562-353-4062 and schedule a test drive at Norm Reeves Hyundai Superstore at Cerritos Auto Square.