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Here's how the 2016 Nissan Sentra and the 2016 Kia Forte measure up.
4dr Sdn I4 Manual S
$16,780
Starting MSRP
4dr Sdn Man LX
$15,990
Starting MSRP

Overview

Door
4-door 4-door -
Seats
5 5 -
Engine

130.0-hp, 1.8-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

145.0-hp, 1.8-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

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Combined MPG
30 30 -
Size
182.1" length, 58.9" height 179.5" length, 56.3" height -
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive -

Exterior color

Exterior color

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Interior color

Interior color

Medium Mocha

Medium Grey

Gray

Sabre Black

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Transmissions

Transmissions

M/T

6-Speed M/T

M/T

6-Speed M/T

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Vehicle

EPA Classification
Midsize Cars Midsize Cars -

Wheels

Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel -
Front Wheel Size
16 X 6.5 in 15 X 6 in -
Spare Wheel Material
Steel N/A -
Rear Wheel Size
16 X 6.5 in 15 X 6 in -
Spare Wheel Size
Compact in N/A -
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel -

Electrical

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
470 600 -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
110 90 -

Engine

Engine Type
Regular Unleaded I-4 Regular Unleaded I-4 -
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
128 @ 3600 130 @ 4700 -
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
130 @ 6000 145 @ 6500 -
Displacement
1.8 L/110 1.8 L/110 -

Mileage

EPA MPG Equivalent - Hwy
N/A N/A -
Cruising Range - Hwy
475.20 mi 488.40 mi -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
36 MPG 37 MPG -
Fuel Economy Est-Combined
30 MPG 30 MPG -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
27 MPG 25 MPG -
EPA MPG Equivalent - City
N/A N/A -
EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined
N/A N/A -
Cruising Range - City
356.40 mi 330.00 mi -

Suspension

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Torsion Beam Torsion Beam -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Strut -
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Strut -
Suspension Type - Rear
Torsion Beam Torsion Beam -

Brakes

Brake ABS System (Second Line)
N/A N/A -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Yes N/A -
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes -
Brake Type
Front Disc/Rear Drum 4-Wheel Disc -
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
9 in 10.3 in -
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
N/A Yes -
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
11 in 11 in -
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel -

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
13.2 gal 13.2 gal -
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
N/A N/A -

Steering

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion -
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
N/A N/A -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
34.8 ft 34.8 ft -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall
N/A N/A -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
N/A N/A -

Tires

Rear Tire Size
P205/55HR16 P195/65HR15 -
Spare Tire Size
Compact N/A -
Front Tire Size
P205/55HR16 P195/65HR15 -

Trailering

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
N/A N/A -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
N/A N/A -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
N/A N/A -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
N/A N/A -

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight
2848 lbs 2804 lbs -

Dimensions

Front Hip Room
50.9 in 53.8 in -
Trunk Volume
15.1 ft³ 14.9 ft³ -
Front Head Room
39.4 in 39.1 in -
Second Head Room
36.7 in 37.3 in -
Liftover Height
N/A N/A -
Passenger Volume
95.9 ft³ 96.2 ft³ -
Track Width, Front
60.2 in 61.5 in -
Passenger Capacity
5 5 -
Width, Max w/o mirrors
69.3 in 70.1 in -
Height, Overall
58.9 in 56.3 in -
Front Leg Room
42.5 in 42.2 in -
Min Ground Clearance
6.4 in 5.3 in -
Second Shoulder Room
53.9 in 54.9 in -
Track Width, Rear
60.2 in 62 in -
Front Shoulder Room
54.7 in 56.1 in -
Length, Overall
182.1 in 179.5 in -
Second Hip Room
50.1 in 53.1 in -
Second Leg Room
37.4 in 35.9 in -
Wheelbase
106.3 in 106.3 in -

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