In comparing the 2022 Hyundai ELANTRA's and the 2022 Nissan Sentra's specifications and ratings, the 2022 Hyundai ELANTRA has the advantage in the areas of new vehicle base pricing, fuel efficiency, resale value and interior volume. The 2022 Nissan Sentra has the advantage in the areas of typical lower range of pricing for used cars, reliability, overall quality score and base engine power. Based on this comparison of the 2022 Hyundai ELANTRA's and the 2022 Nissan Sentra's specifications and ratings, the two cars are fairly comparable.
2022 Hyundai ELANTRA vs. 2022 Nissan Sentra Pricing
A used 2022 Hyundai ELANTRA ranges from $19,583 to $26,494 while a used 2022 Nissan Sentra is priced between $18,281 to $25,998. For a new model, the 2022 Hyundai ELANTRA's price is between $19,099 and $27,891, with the 2022 Nissan Sentra priced between $20,879 and $27,070.
2022 Hyundai ELANTRA vs. 2022 Nissan Sentra Resale/Retained Value
Looking at the 5-year depreciation rate for both models, the 2022 Hyundai ELANTRA loses 41.1 percent of its value and the 2022 Nissan Sentra loses 44.1 percent of its value. This means the 2022 Hyundai ELANTRA retains 3 percentage points more of its value and has the advantage of higher resale value versus the 2022 Nissan Sentra.
2022 Hyundai ELANTRA vs. 2022 Nissan Sentra Quality Rating
The iSeeCars Overall Quality rating for the Hyundai ELANTRA is 8.1 out of 10 while the Nissan Sentra's quality rating is 8.2 out of 10. This results in the Hyundai ELANTRA being ranked 12 out of 26 Best Compact Cars and the Nissan Sentra being ranked 11 out of 26. Out of 43 Best Small Cars, the Hyundai ELANTRA is ranked 17 and the Nissan Sentra is ranked 16.
2022 Hyundai ELANTRA vs. 2022 Nissan Sentra Reliability Rating
iSeeCars’ Reliability Rating for the Hyundai ELANTRA is 7.8 out of 10. For the Nissan Sentra the reliability rating is 7.9 out of 10. This gives the Nissan Sentra a slight advantage in reliability compared to the Hyundai ELANTRA.
Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison
For engine performance, the 2022 Hyundai ELANTRA’s base engine makes 147 horsepower, and the 2022 Nissan Sentra base engine makes 149 horsepower. The ELANTRA is rated to deliver an average of 35 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 508 miles. The Sentra is rated to deliver an average of 33 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 484 miles. This gives the 2022 Hyundai ELANTRA the fuel efficiency and maximum range advantage over the 2022 Nissan Sentra. Both models use regular unleaded.
Passenger Space Comparison
While both models are compact cars, the 2022 Hyundai ELANTRA has the advantage of offering more interior volume, reflected in more front head room, front shoulder room, rear head room, rear shoulder room and rear leg room. The 2022 Nissan Sentra has the advantage in the areas of front leg room cargo space.
Safety Ratings Comparison
When comparing crash test ratings from NHTSA, the 2022 Hyundai ELANTRA has higher safety ratings than the 2022 Nissan Sentra, with an average rating of 4.64 out of 5 Stars compared to 4.55 out of 5 Stars.