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2013 Nissan Sentra SV

4dr Sedan

2013 Nissan Sentra SR

4dr Sedan

2014 Kia Forte LX

4dr Sedan

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