2024 Nissan Sentra vs. 2024 Kia Forte | Sarasota, FL

2024 Nissan Sentra

vs 2024 Kia Forte in Sarasota, FL


Discover the elegance and efficiency of the new 2024 Nissan Sentra®, a compact sedan that has been a staple in the automotive world since 1982. This spacious sedan is powered by a 2.0-liter Direct Injection Gasoline (DIG) DOHC 16-valve 4-cylinder engine producing 149 horsepower and 146 pound-feet of torque. The Nissan Sentra® impresses with its fuel economy, offering up to 40 mpg on the highway.1 Available in three trim levels, S, SV and SR, the Nissan Sentra® starts at an affordable starting MSRP of $21,180,2 making it a smart choice for budget-conscious drivers.

When compared to the 2024 Kia Forte, the Nissan Sentra® stands out in several key areas. Let’s dive into the details and see how these two compact sedans match up.

2024 Nissan Sentra

2024 Nissan Sentra
2024 Kia Forte

Standard Engine Size

2.0-liter DOHC 16-valve 4-cylinder

2.0-liter inline 4-cylinder

EPA-Estimated Combined Fuel


34 mpg1

35 mpg3

Standard Horsepower



Standard Torque (lb-ft)



Available Remote Engine Start


Maximum Front Leg Room (in.)



The new 2024 Nissan Sentra® takes the lead in several important areas when compared to the new 2024 Kia Forte. The Nissan Sentra® model’s standard engine delivers more horsepower and torque than the Kia Forte model’s engine, providing a more powerful and responsive driving experience. While the Kia Forte offers a slightly better-combined fuel economy of 35 mpg compared to the Nissan Sentra® model’s 34 mpg,1,3 the Nissan Sentra® excels in other dimensions. Both models offer an impressive available remote engine start system, ensuring a more convenient ride for the driver. The Nissan Sentra® models advanced engineering and thoughtful design make it a tough competitor to beat. With its refined power, efficient design and competitive pricing, the new 2024 Nissan Sentra stands out as an excellent choice for drivers seeking a reliable and stylish compact sedan. Visit Gettel Nissan for a test drive today!

If you’re interested in becoming the proud owner of a new 2024 Nissan Sentra®, give us a call, or stop by our dealership at 3530 Bee Ridge Rd, Sarasota, FL 34239 for a test drive today. We look forward to serving our customers from Venice, Port Charlotte and Bradenton.

12024 EPA Fuel Economy Estimates. 30 City MPG / 40 Highway MPG / 34 Combined MPG for Sentra® S, SV; 30 City MPG / 38 Highway MPG / 33 Combined MPG for Sentra SR. Actual mileage may vary with driving conditions. Use for comparison only. As of 5/30/2024.

2All prices are Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). MSRP excludes destination and handling charges, tax, title, license and options. Dealer sets actual price. As of 5/30/2024.

3EPA fuel economy estimates. Actual mileage will vary with options, driving conditions, driving habits, and your vehicle’s condition. As of 5/30/2024.