2021 Nissan Sentra vs 2021 Hyundai Elantra

2021 Nissan Sentra vs. 2021 Hyundai Elantra

2021 Nissan Sentra


2021 Hyundai Elantra

$19,410 MSRP

Starting Price

149 hp


147 hp
2.0L DOHC 4-cylinder


2.0L 4-cylinder

Intelligent Around View Monitor


Exterior Colors

14.3 cubic feet

Cargo Space

14.2 cubic space

Not sure which sedan best checks off all your boxes? With so many options on the streets of Knoxville, it can be hard to find a favorite, but once you compare the 2021 Nissan Sentra vs. 2021 Hyundai Elantra, a true winner will emerge. For more of what you’re looking for, explore how the Sentra shines in terms of: 

  • Affordability
  • Safety 
  • Style & Customization 

Sentra vs. Elantra: Affordability 

When you’re making a big investment, every dollar counts. Nissan has your back by coming in under budget for the entry-level trim: 

  • 2021 Nissan Sentra S: $19,310 MSRP*
  • 2021 Hyundai Elantra SE: $19,650 MSRP 

But the savings don’t stop there. The top Sentra trim is also more cost effective than the highest Elantra, opening the door to more features for less: 

  • 2021 Nissan Sentra SR: $21,750 MSRP*
  • 2021 Hyundai Elantra Limited: $25,450 MSRP

Sentra vs. Elantra: Style & Customization 

Nissan celebrates your personality through a wide array of exterior colors and interior finishes that make your sedan truly yours. Choose from 12 exterior colors: 

  • Scarlet Ember
  • Rosewood Metallic 
  • Electric Blue Metallic 
  • Super Black 
  • Gun Metallic
  • Brilliant Silver
  • Aspen White
  • Fresh Powder
  • Two-tone Monarch Orange Metallic/Super Black
  • Two-tone Electric Blue Metallic/Super Black 
  • Two-tone Gun Metallic/Super Black 
  • Two-tone Aspen White/Super Black 

The Hyundai Elantra only offers 6 color choices, with nothing as bold as orange. If you’re looking to show off your style, Nissan is your best bet. 

Sentra vs. Elantra: Safety 

The 2021 Nissan Sentra was an IIHS Top Safety pick, and it’s no surprise why. Nissan has been leading the way with technology innovations for years, keeping you and yours safe with added alerts and monitoring systems you won’t find on the Elantra: 

  • Intelligent Around View Monitor: Receive a 360-degree view around your sedan 
  • Safety Shield 360: Advanced braking and alerts 
  • Intelligent Cruise Control, Forward Collision, and more

Get Behind the Wheel of the Nissan Sentra

Ready to have some fun with the Nissan Sentra? This stylish sedan is waiting for you at East Tennessee Nissan! Take it for a spin today, and while you’re here, explore our enticing selection of new vehicle specials too. We’re here to answer all your questions and get you into a car you love, so contact us to get started. 


*Price is Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). MSRP excludes tax, title, license, options and destination charge. Dealer sets actual price.

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