Nissan Sentra vs Chevy Cruze

If you're in the market for a new sedan, it isn't hard to get overwhelmed by all of the different options. Youngblood Nissan is here to help you narrow down your choices. We've focused on two impressive sedans in this 2019 Nissan Sentra vs. 2019 Chevy Cruze guide.

For this head-to-head comparison, we'll highlight the 2019 Nissan Sentra SR Turbo, starting at $22,670 MSRP, and the 2019 Chevy Cruze LT, starting at $21,720 MSRP. For more information about this Nissan sedan, visit our dedicated Sentra hub. To learn more about the Sentra and Cruze differences, don't hesitate to contact our Nissan dealership near Nixa, MO online or at (866) 534-2093.


Both the 2019 Sentra and the 2019 Cruze are powered by four-cylinder engines, but the performance they provide is anything but similar. With a much higher horsepower output than the Cruze's 1.4L I4 offers, the Sentra and its 1.6L turbocharged configuration is the clear choice if you're looking to maximize power. Performance specs for both engines are as follows:

2019 Nissan Sentra SR Turbo


2019 Chevy Cruze LT

1.6L Turbocharged 4-cylinder


1.4L ECOTEC 4-cylinder

188 HP


153 HP

177 lb.-ft.


177 lb.-ft.

2019 Nissan Sentra Interior


You'll enjoy every moment inside the premium cabins of the 2019 Sentra and the 2019 Cruze. For the highest level of refinement, the clear choice is the Nissan Sentra, which has numerous amenities not included in the Cruze. Some of the most notable features include:

  • Power sliding glass moonroof with tilt feature
  • Dual-zone automatic temperature control
  • Heated front seats
  • Leather-wrapped, 370Z®-inspired steering wheel

2019 Nissan Sentra Infotainment Center


To keep you as connected as possible while on the road, the Sentra and Cruze each come equipped with advanced infotainment systems. You're sure to be satisfied with either sedan's offerings, but we think you'll be more impressed by the Sentra, whose suite of tech features includes:

  • NissanConnect® 7-in. touchscreen display
  • Advanced Drive-Assist® display with 5-in. color display
  • Bluetooth® wireless technology
  • SiriusXM® satellite radio
  • Apple CarPlay®/Android Auto™

2019 Nissan Sentra rear collision detection


With the help of several advanced safety features, such as a rear view camera, you'll experience added peace of mind while behind the wheel of the Nissan Sentra or the Chevy Cruze. However, only the 2019 Sentra can offer its drivers the following enhancements:

  • Intelligent auto headlights
  • Automatic emergency braking

Test Drive 2019 Nissan Sentra Models near Nixa, MO

If the 2019 Nissan Sentra is the sedan for you, then Youngblood Nissan is ready to get you behind the wheel! Scroll through our Sentra inventory to find your favorite model, and then schedule a test drive at our dealership near Nixa, MO through our online form. If you have any further questions, please call (866) 534-2093 and a Youngblood team member will be happy to help!

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