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2013 Nissan Sentra S

4dr Sedan

2013 Nissan Sentra SV

4dr Sedan

2013 Nissan Sentra SR

4dr Sedan

2013 Nissan Sentra SL

4dr Sedan

2014 Kia Forte LX

4dr Sedan

2013 Nissan Sentra
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2013 Nissan Sentra
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2013 Nissan Sentra
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2013 Nissan Sentra
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2014 Kia Forte
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*Does not include customer cash-back incentives or options
N/A N/A N/A N/A    $16,541*
MSRP $15,990 $17,390 $18,690 $19,590 $15,900
Destination Charge $810 $810 $810 $810 $800
Invoice Price $15,423 $16,223 $17,433 $18,270 $15,599
Total List Price $16,800 $18,200 $19,500 $20,400 $16,700
Available Engines 124-hp, 1.8-liter I-4 (regular gas) 130-hp, 1.8-liter I-4 (regular gas) 124-hp, 1.8-liter I-4 (regular gas) 130-hp, 1.8-liter I-4 (regular gas) 130-hp, 1.8-liter I-4 (regular gas) 124-hp, 1.8-liter I-4 (regular gas) 124-hp, 1.8-liter I-4 (regular gas) 130-hp, 1.8-liter I-4 (regular gas) 148-hp, 1.8-liter I-4 (regular gas)
Available Transmissions 2-speed CVT w/OD 6-speed manual w/OD 2-speed CVT w/OD 2-speed CVT w/OD 2-speed CVT w/OD 6-speed automatic w/OD and auto-manual 6-speed manual w/OD
Fuel Economy City 27 mpg 30 mpg 30 mpg 30 mpg 25 mpg
Fuel Economy Highway 36 mpg 39 mpg 39 mpg 39 mpg 37 mpg
NHTSA Crash Test Data          
Other, Overall Rollover Rating
Side - Pole, Side - Pole
Side - Barrier, Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
Side - Barrier, Side Barrier Rating Driver
Overall, Overall
Side - Pole Barrier combined, Side - Pole Barrier combined (REAR)
Front, Overall Front
Side - Pole Barrier combined, Side - Pole Barrier combined (FRONT)
Front, Driver's
Side - Barrier, Side - Barrier
Front, Passenger's
Side, Overall Side
IIHS Crash Test Data          
Moderate overlap front, Right Leg/Foot - - - - Good
Front, Head/Neck - - - - Acceptable
Side, Driver Torso - - - - Acceptable
Side, Driver Pelvis/Leg - - - - Good
Moderate overlap front, Restraints - - - - Good
Head Restraints and Seats, Seat Head/Restraint Geometry - - - - Good
Side, Rear Passenger Pelvis/Leg - - - - Good
Moderate overlap front, Head/Neck - - - - Good
Side, Driver Head and Neck - - - - Good
Side, Rear Passenger Head Protection - - - - Good
Front, Retraints and dummy kinematics - - - - Poor
Side, Rear Passenger Head and Neck - - - - Good
Side, Rear Passenger Torso - - - - Good
Head Restraints and Seats, Overall Rear - - - - Good
Front, Chest - - - - Good
Moderate overlap front, Chest - - - - Good
Front, Lower leg/foot - - - - Marginal
Moderate overlap front, Left Leg/Foot - - - - Good
Front, Structure and safety cage - - - - Poor
Head Restraints and Seats, Dynamic Rating - - - - Good
Moderate overlap front, Overall Front - - - - Good
Side, Structure/safety cage - - - - Good
Moderate overlap front, Structure/safety cage - - - - Good
Other, Roof Strength - - - - Good
Front, Overall evaluation - - - - Poor
Front, Hip/thigh - - - - Poor
Side, Overall Side - - - - Good
Side, Driver Head Protection - - - - Good
Overview 2013 Nissan Sentra S 2013 Nissan Sentra SV 2013 Nissan Sentra SR 2013 Nissan Sentra SL 2014 Kia Forte LX
Safety Overview driver and passenger front impact airbags, rear center 3 point seatbelt, ABS brakes, immobilizer driver and passenger front impact airbags, rear center 3 point seatbelt, ABS brakes, immobilizer Standard:
driver and passenger front impact airbags, rear center 3 point seatbelt, ABS brakes, immobilizer
Standard:
driver and passenger front impact airbags, rear center 3 point seatbelt, ABS brakes, immobilizer
driver and passenger front impact airbags, rear center 3 point seatbelt, ABS brakes
N/A N/A Available:
ABS brakes
Available:
ABS brakes
N/A
Drive-Type Overview front wheel drive front wheel drive front wheel drive front wheel drive front wheel drive
Audio Overview Standard:
AM/FM stereo, clock, seek-scan, in-dash mounted single CD, MP3 decoder, 4, window grid antenna
Standard:
AM/FM stereo, clock, seek-scan, in-dash mounted single CD, MP3 decoder, 6, window grid antenna, radio steering wheel controls
Standard:
AM/FM stereo, clock, seek-scan, in-dash mounted single CD, MP3 decoder, 6, window grid antenna, radio steering wheel controls
Standard:
AM/FM/Satellite, clock, seek-scan, in-dash mounted single CD, MP3 decoder, 6, window grid antenna, radio steering wheel controls
Standard:
AM/FM/Satellite, seek-scan, in-dash mounted single CD, MP3 decoder, 4, window grid antenna, radio steering wheel controls
Available:
clock
Available:
AM/FM/Satellite, seek-scan, in-dash mounted single CD, MP3 decoder
Available:
AM/FM/Satellite, seek-scan, in-dash mounted single CD, MP3 decoder
Available:
clock
Available:
6
N/A Available:
clock
Available:
clock
Available:
radio steering wheel controls
N/A
N/A Available:
radio steering wheel controls
Available:
radio steering wheel controls
Available:
8 brand, amplifier, radio steering wheel controls
N/A
N/A Available:
8 brand, amplifier, radio steering wheel controls
Available:
8 brand, amplifier, radio steering wheel controls
N/A N/A
Interior 2013 Nissan Sentra S 2013 Nissan Sentra SV 2013 Nissan Sentra SR 2013 Nissan Sentra SL 2014 Kia Forte LX
Air conditioning, front manual manual manual dual zone front automatic manual
Air filter Standard Standard Standard Standard Standard
Underseat ducts N/A N/A N/A Standard Standard
Auxiliary visors dual dual dual dual N/A
Cargo concealed storage N/A N/A N/A N/A Standard
Cargo net Available Available Available Available Available
Clock in-radio display in-radio display in-radio display in-radio display in-dash
Compass Available Available Available Available Available
Cruise control N/A Standard Standard Standard Available
Cup holders front and rear front and rear front and rear front and rear front and rear
Gear shift knob trim urethane Standard:
urethane
Standard:
urethane
leather urethane
N/A Available:
leather
Available:
leather
N/A N/A
12V DC power outlet 1 1 1 1 2
Overhead console mini with storage mini with storage mini with storage mini with storage N/A
Floor console full full full full full
Floor mats Available:
carpeted front & rear
Available:
carpeted front & rear
Available:
carpeted front & rear
Available:
carpeted front & rear
Available:
carpeted front & rear
Available:
rubber front & rear
Available:
rubber front & rear
Available:
rubber front & rear
Available:
rubber front & rear
N/A
Front windows power power power power power
Rear windows power power power power power
1-Touch Window Up driver driver driver driver N/A
1-Touch Window Down driver driver driver driver driver
Programmable garage door opener N/A N/A N/A N/A Available
Instrumentation analog analog analog analog analog
Tachometer Standard Standard Standard Standard Standard
Trip computer Standard Standard Standard Standard Standard
Water temp gauge Standard Standard Standard Standard Standard
Low fuel warning Standard Standard Standard Standard Standard
Service interval warning N/A N/A N/A N/A Standard
Exterior temperature display Standard Standard Standard Standard Standard
Lighting - glovebox Standard Standard Standard Standard Standard
Lighting - map lights front front front front N/A
Lighting - dome light fade fade fade fade fade
Lighting - cargo light Standard Standard Standard Standard Standard
Illuminated vanity mirrors N/A Available:
driver and passenger
Available:
driver and passenger
Available:
driver and passenger
Available:
driver and passenger
Rear window defogger Standard Standard Standard Standard Standard
Rearview mirror Standard:
day-night
Standard:
day-night
Standard:
day-night
Standard:
day-night
Standard:
day-night
Available:
auto-dimming day-night
Available:
auto-dimming day-night
Available:
auto-dimming day-night
Available:
auto-dimming day-night
Available:
auto-dimming day-night
Mirrors - visor vanity mirrors driver and passenger driver and passenger driver and passenger driver and passenger driver and passenger
Fuel door release mechanical mechanical mechanical mechanical mechanical
Remote trunk release power power power power mechanical
Retained accessory power Standard Standard Standard Standard Standard
Seatback storage pockets 1 1 2 2 Available:
1
Tilt-Wheel adjustable steering column Standard Standard Standard Standard Standard
Steering wheel material urethane Standard:
urethane
Standard:
urethane
leather/metal-look urethane
N/A Available:
leather/metal-look
Available:
leather/metal-look
N/A N/A
Tire inflator N/A N/A N/A N/A Standard
Seats 2013 Nissan Sentra S 2013 Nissan Sentra SV 2013 Nissan Sentra SR 2013 Nissan Sentra SL 2014 Kia Forte LX
Front seat type bucket bucket bucket bucket bucket
Seating capacity 5 passengers 5 passengers 5 passengers 5 passengers 5 passengers
Front seat driver direction controls 6-way 6-way 6-way 6-way 6-way
Front passenger seat direction controls 4-way 4-way 4-way 4-way 4-way
Front armrests center center center center Standard:
center
N/A N/A N/A N/A Available:
center sliding
Front head restraints adjustable adjustable adjustable adjustable adjustable
Heated front seats N/A N/A N/A Available:
driver and front passenger heated-cushion, heated-seatback
N/A
Rear seats 60-40 bench 60-40 bench 60-40 bench 60-40 bench 60-40 bench
Rear armrest Standard Standard Standard Standard Available
Rear head restraints 2 - fixed 2 - fixed 2 - fixed 2 - fixed 3 - adjustable
Seat trim cloth premium cloth premium cloth Standard:
premium cloth
cloth
N/A N/A N/A Available:
leather
N/A
Entertainment 2013 Nissan Sentra S 2013 Nissan Sentra SV 2013 Nissan Sentra SR 2013 Nissan Sentra SL 2014 Kia Forte LX
Radio AM/FM stereo, seek-scan Standard:
AM/FM stereo, seek-scan
Standard:
AM/FM stereo, seek-scan
AM/FM/Satellite, seek-scan AM/FM/Satellite, seek-scan
N/A Available:
AM/FM/Satellite, seek-scan
Available:
AM/FM/Satellite, seek-scan
N/A N/A
CD player in-dash mounted single in-dash mounted single in-dash mounted single in-dash mounted single in-dash mounted single
MP3 capability Standard Standard Standard Standard Standard
Auxiliary audio input Standard Standard Standard Standard Standard
Steering wheel audio controls N/A Standard Standard Standard Standard
Voice recognition N/A Available Available Available N/A
Speakers 4 Standard:
6
Standard:
6
Standard:
6
Standard:
4
N/A Available:
8 brand
Available:
8 brand
Available:
8 brand
Available:
6
Amplifier N/A Available Available Available N/A
Speed-Sensitive Volume Standard Standard Standard Standard Standard
Navigation system N/A Available:
with voice activation
Available:
with voice activation
Available:
with voice activation
N/A
1st row LCD screen N/A Available:
1
Available:
1
1 N/A
Bluetooth Compatibility Available Available Available Standard Standard
Safety and Security 2013 Nissan Sentra S 2013 Nissan Sentra SV 2013 Nissan Sentra SR 2013 Nissan Sentra SL 2014 Kia Forte LX
Airbags, frontal driver and front passenger driver and front passenger driver and front passenger driver and front passenger driver and front passenger
Airbags, side impact seat mounted, driver and passenger seat mounted, driver and passenger seat mounted, driver and passenger seat mounted, driver and passenger seat mounted, driver and passenger
Airbags, side curtain curtain 1st and 2nd row curtain 1st and 2nd row curtain 1st and 2nd row curtain 1st and 2nd row curtain 1st and 2nd row
Occupant sensor Standard Standard Standard Standard Standard
Traction control ABS and driveline ABS and driveline ABS and driveline ABS and driveline ABS and driveline
Height adjustable safety belts front front front front front
Seatbelt pretensioners front front front front front
Headlights halogen halogen halogen halogen halogen
Exterior light control N/A Available:
fully automatic
Available:
fully automatic
fully automatic auto off
Delay off headlamps N/A Available Available Standard Standard
Headlight washer N/A Available Available Standard Standard
LED brakelights Standard Standard Standard Standard N/A
Illuminated entry Standard Standard Standard Standard Standard
Parking assist N/A Available Available Available N/A
Remote keyless entry keyfob (all doors) keyfob (all doors) keyfob (all doors) keyfob (all doors) Available:
keyfob (all doors)
Keyless access system N/A Available Available Standard N/A
Panic alarm Standard Standard Standard Standard Available
Door locks power with 2 stage unlock power with 2 stage unlock power with 2 stage unlock power with 2 stage unlock power with 2 stage unlock
Rear child safety door locks Standard Standard Standard Standard Standard
Content theft-deterrent alarm system N/A Standard Standard Standard N/A
Ignition disable Standard Standard Standard Standard N/A
Low tire pressure warning Standard Standard Standard Standard Standard
Warranty 2013 Nissan Sentra S 2013 Nissan Sentra SV 2013 Nissan Sentra SR 2013 Nissan Sentra SL 2014 Kia Forte LX
Warranty - Basic (mths/miles) 36/36,000 36/36,000 36/36,000 36/36,000 60/60,000
Warranty - Power Train (mths/miles) 60/60,000 60/60,000 60/60,000 60/60,000 120/100,000
Warranty - Corrosion/Perforation (mths/miles) 60/unlimited 60/unlimited 60/unlimited 60/unlimited 60/100,000
Warranty - Roadside Assistance (mths/miles) N/A N/A N/A N/A 60/60,000
Exterior 2013 Nissan Sentra S 2013 Nissan Sentra SV 2013 Nissan Sentra SR 2013 Nissan Sentra SL 2014 Kia Forte LX
Antenna window grid window grid window grid window grid window grid
Body material fully galvanized steel fully galvanized steel fully galvanized steel fully galvanized steel fully galvanized steel
Paint clearcoat monotone clearcoat monotone clearcoat monotone clearcoat monotone clearcoat monotone
Grille trim metal-look w/chrome surround metal-look w/chrome surround black w/chrome surround metal-look w/chrome surround black w/chrome surround
Fog/driving lights Available:
front
Available:
front
front front N/A
Door count 4 doors 4 doors 4 doors 4 doors 4 doors
Rear cargo door trunk trunk trunk trunk trunk
Tinted windows light light light light light
Rear window type fixed fixed fixed fixed fixed
Mirrors dual power remote dual power remote dual power remote dual power remote dual power remote
Heated side mirrors N/A N/A N/A Standard Standard
Sunroof N/A Available:
1st row regular express open/close sliding and tilting glass
Available:
1st row regular express open/close sliding and tilting glass
Available:
1st row regular express open/close sliding and tilting glass
N/A
Spoiler Available:
lip
Available:
lip
lip Available:
lip
Available:
lip
Tires P205/55HR16.0 BSW AS P205/55HR16.0 BSW AS P205/50VR17.0 BSW AS P205/50VR17.0 BSW AS Standard:
P195/65HR15.0 BSW AS
N/A N/A N/A N/A Available:
P205/55HR16.0 BSW AS
Wheels Standard:
16" steel
Standard:
16" steel
17" silver aluminum 17" silver aluminum Standard:
15" steel
Available:
16" silver aluminum
Available:
16" silver aluminum
N/A N/A Available:
16" silver aluminum
N/A N/A N/A N/A Available:
steel
Spare tire and wheel compact steel compact steel compact steel compact steel N/A
Windshield wipers - front variable intermittent variable intermittent variable intermittent variable intermittent variable intermittent
Mud flaps Available Available N/A Available Available
Mechanical 2013 Nissan Sentra S 2013 Nissan Sentra SV 2013 Nissan Sentra SR 2013 Nissan Sentra SL 2014 Kia Forte LX
Engine 1.8L I-4 1.8L I-4 1.8L I-4 1.8L I-4 1.8L I-4
Engine - valvetrain DOHC DOHC DOHC DOHC DOHC
Brakes front disc/rear drum front disc/rear drum Standard:
front disc/rear drum
Standard:
front disc/rear drum
4-wheel disc
N/A N/A Available:
4-wheel disc
Available:
4-wheel disc
N/A
Antilock braking system (ABS) 4-wheel 4-wheel 4-wheel 4-wheel 4-wheel
Brake assist Standard Standard Standard Standard Standard
Drive type front-wheel front-wheel front-wheel front-wheel front-wheel
Exhaust stainless steel stainless steel stainless steel stainless steel stainless steel
Steering rack & pinion rack & pinion rack & pinion rack & pinion rack & pinion
Speed sensitive steering Standard Standard Standard Standard N/A
Suspension tuning regular regular regular regular regular
Front suspension type strut strut strut strut strut
Front anti-roll bar Standard Standard Standard Standard Standard
Front shocks gas-pressurized gas-pressurized gas-pressurized gas-pressurized gas-pressurized
Front springs coil coil coil coil coil
Rear suspension type torsion beam torsion beam torsion beam torsion beam semi-independent torsion beam
Rear anti-roll bar Standard Standard Standard Standard N/A
Rear shocks gas-pressurized gas-pressurized gas-pressurized gas-pressurized gas-pressurized
Rear springs coil coil coil coil coil
Electronic stability system Standard Standard Standard Standard Standard
Tiptronic automatic N/A N/A N/A N/A Available
Transmission Standard:
6-spd man w/OD
2-spd CVT w/OD 2-spd CVT w/OD 2-spd CVT w/OD Standard:
6-spd man w/OD
Available:
2-spd CVT w/OD
N/A N/A N/A Available:
6-spd auto w/OD
Axle ratio Standard:
3.93
3.52 3.52 3.52 Standard:
4.33
Available:
3.52
N/A N/A N/A Available:
3.07
Locking/limited slip differential Standard Standard Standard Standard N/A
Remote vehicle starting system N/A N/A N/A N/A Available
Specifications 2013 Nissan Sentra S 2013 Nissan Sentra SV 2013 Nissan Sentra SR 2013 Nissan Sentra SL 2014 Kia Forte LX
Exterior length 182.1 " 182.1 " 182.5 " 182.1 " 179.5 "
Exterior body width 69.3 " 69.3 " 69.3 " 69.3 " 70.1 "
Exterior height 58.9 " 58.9 " 58.9 " 58.9 " 56.5 "
Engine 1.8L I-4 1.8L I-4 1.8L I-4 1.8L I-4 1.8L I-4
Horsepower Standard:
130 @ 6,000 rpm
Standard:
130 @ 6,000 rpm
Standard:
130 @ 6,000 rpm
Standard:
130 @ 6,000 rpm
148 @ 6,500 rpm
Available:
124 @ 6,000 rpm
Available:
124 @ 6,000 rpm
Available:
124 @ 6,000 rpm
Available:
124 @ 6,000 rpm
N/A
Torque Standard:
128 @ 3,600 rpm
Standard:
128 @ 3,600 rpm
Standard:
128 @ 3,600 rpm
Standard:
128 @ 3,600 rpm
131 @ 4,700 rpm
Available:
125 @ 3,600 rpm
Available:
125 @ 3,600 rpm
Available:
125 @ 3,600 rpm
Available:
125 @ 3,600 rpm
N/A
Fuel economy - city 27 mpg 30 mpg 30 mpg 30 mpg 25 mpg
Fuel economy - highway 36 mpg 39 mpg 39 mpg 39 mpg 37 mpg
Bore-and-Stroke 3.14 / 3.55 " 3.14 / 3.55 " 3.14 / 3.55 " 3.14 / 3.55 " 3.19 / 3.43 "
Curb weight Standard:
2,822 lbs.
Standard:
2,837 lbs.
Standard:
2,847 lbs.
Standard:
2,851 lbs.
Standard:
2,736 lbs.
Available:
2,825 lbs.
Available:
2,839 lbs.
Available:
2,849 lbs.
Available:
2,852 lbs.
Available:
2,776 lbs.
Available:
2,827 lbs.
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Gross vehicle weight rating (GVWR) Standard:
3,719 lbs.
3,792 lbs. 3,792 lbs. 3,792 lbs. N/A
Available:
3,754 lbs.
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Wheelbase 106.3 " 106.3 " 106.3 " 106.3 " 106.3 "
Front track 60.2 " 60.2 " 60.2 " 60.2 " Standard:
61.5 "
N/A N/A N/A N/A Available:
61.1 "
Rear track 60.2 " 60.2 " 60.2 " 60.2 " Standard:
62.0 "
N/A N/A N/A N/A Available:
61.7 "
Turning radius 17.4 ' 17.4 ' 17.4 ' 17.4 ' 17.4 '
Drag coefficient .29 .29 .29 .30 .27
Front legroom 42.5 " 42.5 " 42.5 " 42.5 " 42.2 "
Rear legroom 37.4 " 37.4 " 37.4 " 37.4 " 35.9 "
Front headroom 39.4 " Standard:
39.4 "
Standard:
39.4 "
Standard:
39.4 "
39.1 "
N/A Available:
38.5 "
Available:
38.5 "
Available:
38.5 "
N/A
Rear headroom 36.7 " 36.7 " 36.7 " 36.7 " 37.3 "
Front hiproom 50.9 " 50.9 " 50.9 " 50.9 " 53.8 "
Rear hiproom 50.1 " 50.1 " 50.1 " 50.1 " 53.1 "
Front shoulder room 54.7 " 54.7 " 54.7 " 54.7 " 56.1 "
Rear shoulder room 53.9 " 53.9 " 53.9 " 53.9 " 54.9 "
Luggage volume 15.1 cu.ft. 15.1 cu.ft. 15.1 cu.ft. 15.1 cu.ft. 14.9 cu.ft.
Luggage volume (max) 15.1 cu.ft. 15.1 cu.ft. 15.1 cu.ft. 15.1 cu.ft. 14.9 cu.ft.
Passenger volume 96 cu.ft. 96 cu.ft. 96 cu.ft. 96 cu.ft. 96 cu.ft.
Fuel tank 13.2 gal. 13.2 gal. 13.2 gal. 13.2 gal. 13.2 gal.