2020 Toyota Corolla vs. 2019 Nissan Sentra

The Toyota Corolla is the best-selling vehicle in the history of the global automotive industry. Colonial Toyota has been very fortunate to be among the first dealerships in the area to take delivery of the all-new model. A comparison between the 2020 Toyota Corolla vs. 2019 Nissan Sentra will be a very clear illustration showing just how far the compact sedan has come. The all-new 2020 Corolla is able to show impressive leads over its Sentra competitor in several important areas. Toyota has vastly improved the performance and fuel economy for the 2020 Corolla, both of which also happen to outpace what can be produced by the 2019 Nissan Sentra. The 2020 Toyota Corolla is now for sale at Colonial Toyota. Customers can schedule a test drive today by calling, 203-403-6890.
When someone takes a look at the 2020 Toyota Corolla available in the Colonial Toyota showroom for the first time, they will definitely be looking at the most advanced version of the compact sedan the manufacturer has ever produced. The 2020 Corolla will be joining several other Toyota models in offering smartphone integration and an embedded internet hotspot. Future owners of the 2020 Toyota Corolla will have access to Apple CarPlay™ and Amazon Alexa. The 2019 Nissan Sentra offers similar technological access, but it’s not available until a buyer moves a step or two up the compact sedan’s trim ladder. The Toyota Wi-Fi hotspot is provided by Verizon Wireless and offers 4G LTE speeds. It can accommodate up to five devices. There is no corresponding system in the 2019 Nissan Sentra.

2020 Toyota Corolla


2019 Nissan Sentra

1.8-L, 4-Cyl. Engine 1.8-L, 4-Cyl.
139/126 Horsepower/Torque 124/125
CVT Transmission Six-speed Manual
30/38 Fuel Economy 27/35

Performance Specs

Just because the 2020 Toyota Corolla is built for efficiency, that doesn’t mean that drivers will be stuck with bland performance specifications. The base powertrain for the 2020 Corolla is a naturally aspirated 1.8-liter, four-cylinder engine attached to a continuously variable transmission. It will make 139 horsepower and 126 pound-feet of torque while recording up to 30 miles per gallon in the city and 38 miles per gallon on the highway. A more powerful engine is also available for the all-new Corolla. The SE and XSE models will employ a 2.0-liter, four-cylinder engine which can be attached to a six-speed manual transmission or a CVT. Both gear-changers will allow for 169 horsepower and 151 pound-feet of torque to be produced.

On the other hand, the 2019 Nissan Sentra is only available with one engine option, a naturally aspirated 1.8-liter, four-cylinder engine. It also offers the same pair of transmissions options as the 2020 Corolla. The 2019 Sentra is rated to make 124 horsepower and 125 pound-feet of torque. Under the best conditions, the 2019 Nissan Sentra can record 27 mpg in the city and 35 mpg on the highway.

An interior photo of the driver's cockpit inside of the 2020 Toyota Corolla.
A photo of the touchscreen interface in the 2020 Toyota Corolla.
A photo of the back seat in the 2020 Corolla.
A photo of the front wheel equipped on the 2020 Toyota Corolla.