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2009 Kia Spectra
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2021 Nissan Sentra
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Overview

Engine
2.0L Inline-4 Gas
Engine
2.0L Inline-4 Gas
Engine
1.8L Inline-4 Gas
Transmission
N/A
Transmission
Continuously Variable Automatic (CVT)
Transmission
Continuously Variable Automatic (CVT)
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 23 MPG
Hwy: 30 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 29 MPG
Hwy: 39 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 30 MPG
Hwy: 38 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
14 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
12.4 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
13.2 gallons
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Trunk Volume
12.2 ft³
Trunk Volume
14.3 ft³
Trunk Volume
13.1 ft³

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
2.0L Inline-4 Gas
2.0L Inline-4 Gas
1.8L Inline-4 Gas
Horsepower
138 hp @ 6000 rpm
149 hp @ 6400 rpm
139 hp @ 6100 rpm
Torque
136 lb-ft @ 4500 rpm
146 lb-ft @ 4400 rpm
126 lb-ft @ 3900 rpm
Transmission
N/A
Continuously Variable Automatic (CVT)
Continuously Variable Automatic (CVT)
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Front-Wheel Drive
Front-Wheel Drive

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
2,701 lbs
3,036 lbs
2,910 lbs

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
26 MPG
33 MPG
33 MPG
City
23 MPG
29 MPG
30 MPG
Highway
30 MPG
39 MPG
38 MPG

Emissions

CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
N/A
5.3 Tons/yr
4.9 Tons/yr
EPA rating
7
N/A
N/A

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
14 gallons
12.4 gallons
13.2 gallons
Cruising Range City
322 miles
359.6 miles
396 miles
Cruising Range Highway
420 miles
483.6 miles
501.6 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
177.2 in
182.7 in
182.3 in
Height
57.9 in
56.9 in
56.5 in
Max Width
68.3 in
71.5 in
70.1 in
Front Width
58.9 in
62.6 in
60.3 in
Rear Width
58.5 in
62.8 in
61 in
Wheelbase
102.8 in
106.8 in
106.3 in
Ground Clearance
6.3 in
4.8 in
5.1 in

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
5 seater
5 seater
5 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
42.8 in
44 in
42 in
Front Seat Headroom
40 in
38.9 in
38.3 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
55.1 in
56.4 in
54 in
Front Seat Hip Room
52.4 in
53.5 in
53.9 in
Rear Seat Leg Room
35.4 in
34.7 in
34.8 in
Rear Seat Headroom
38.2 in
36.7 in
37.1 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
53.9 in
54.5 in
51.7 in
Rear Seat Hip Room
53.9 in
53.3 in
51.3 in

Cargo Space

Trunk Volume
12.2 ft³
14.3 ft³
13.1 ft³

Wheels and Suspension

Steering

Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter
33.3 ft
38.1 ft
35.6 ft

Wheels

Wheels Type
N/A
Steel Wheels
Steel Wheels
Front Wheel Size
15" x TBD
16" x 6.5"
15" x 6"
Rear Wheel Size
15" x TBD
16" x 6.5"
15" x 6"

Suspension

Front Suspension
Independent
Strut
Strut
Rear Suspension
Independent
Multi-Link
Multi-Link

Tires

Front Tire
P195/60R15
P205/60HR16
P195/65SR15
Rear Tire
P195/60R15
P205/60HR16
P195/65SR15
Spare Tire
N/A
Compact
Compact

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

N/A
  • Brilliant Silver Metallic
  • Fresh Powder
  • Gun Metallic
  • Super Black
  • Black Sand Pearl
  • Celestite
  • Classic Silver Metallic
  • Super White

Standard Interior Materials

  • Gray, cloth seat trim
  • Charcoal, Cloth Seat Trim
  • Light Gray, Fabric Seat Trim

Features and Options

Infotainment

Bluetooth Connection
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Smart Device Integration
Not Available
Standard
Standard
WiFi Hotspot
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
Auxiliary Audio Input
Standard
Standard
Standard
MP3 Player
Standard
Standard
Standard

Interior Trim

Bucket Seats
Standard
Standard
Standard
Cloth Seats
Standard
Standard
Standard
Leather Seats
Standard
Not Available
Not Available
Premium Synthetic Seats
Standard
Not Available
Not Available
Vinyl Seats
Standard
Not Available
Not Available

Comfort

Steering Wheel Audio Controls
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Power Mirror(s)
Not Available
Standard
Standard
A/C
Optional
Standard
Standard
Adaptive Cruise Control
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
Cruise Control
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Keyless Entry
Not Available
Standard
Not Available
Remote Trunk Release
Standard
Standard
Standard
Keyless Start
Not Available
Standard
Not Available
Telematics
Not Available
Not Available
Standard

Safety

Safety Features

Back-Up Camera
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Rear Parking Aid
Not Available
Standard
Not Available
Blind Spot Monitor
Not Available
Standard
Not Available
Lane Departure Warning
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Lane Keeping Assist
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
ABS
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Tire Pressure Monitor
Standard
Standard
Standard
Brake Assist
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Stability Control
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Traction Control
Not Available
Standard
Standard

US NHTSA crash test result

Overall Rating
N/A
N/A
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
N/A
Side Crash Rating
N/A
N/A
Rollover Rating
N/A

Airbags

Driver Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Front Head Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Front Side Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Knee Air Bag
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Passenger Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Rear Head Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Rear Side Air Bag
Not Available
Standard
Standard

Warranty

Warranty Summary

Basic
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
Corrosion
5 Years / 100,000 Miles
5 Years / Unlimited Miles
5 Years / Unlimited Miles
Drivetrain
10 Years / 100,000 Miles
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
Roadside Assistance Note
24-hour roadside assistance
N/A
N/A
Roadside Assistance
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
2 Years / Unlimited Miles
Maintenance
N/A
N/A
2 Years / 25,000 Miles
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