2020 Mazda3 vs 2020 Nissan Sentra 

2020 Mazda3 vs 2020 Nissan Sentra

The clean-cut and affordable visage of the sedan is a hard bargain to beat. Spawning a myriad of options with attractive price tags, it only makes sense to turn to experienced automakers like Mazda and Nissan for your new car search. If you’re here to see who does it better, you’ve come to the right place.

See which compact sedan offers the best return for your investment in our comparison of the 2020 Mazda3 and 2020 Nissan Sentra. Once you've read through the specs, drop in and test drive the Mazda3 for yourself at Gwatney Mazda in Memphis, TN.

2020 Mazda3 


2020 Nissan Sentra 

$21,500 Starting MSRP  $19,090
SKYACTIV®-G 2.5L inline 4-cylinder  Base Engine 2.0L inline 4-cylinder
186 horsepower Horsepower 149 horsepower 
8.8-inch MAZDA CONNECT™   Infotainment System 7.0-inch NissanConnect™ 

Key Differences Between the 2020 Mazda3 and 2020 Nissan Sentra Compact Cars 

The 2020 Nissan Sentra is slightly cheaper, but the 2020 Mazda3 puts your hard-earned money to work with an impressive array of features in each category. Even the base Mazda3 model looks upscale compared to rivaling options. Most trims are lined with a synthetic leather trim, while range-topping models get the real thing. Other surfaces are bound in soft-touch materials, while an 8.8-inch touchscreen serves as your hub for audio settings and navigation.

Those drawn to Mazda’s suite of safety features will find more to enjoy this year The automaker has expanded the list of standard safety features to include Driver Attention Alert, Radar Cruise Control with Stop & Go, Lane Departure Warning, Lane-keep Assist and High Beam Control. All trim levels beyond the base level also feature Blind Spot Monitoring and Rear Cross Traffic Alert. Not many models on the market can match this breadth of standard driver assists.

Looking for more information on the 2020 Mazda3 compact car? Drivers in Memphis and the surrounding area can contact the Gwatney Mazda team for more details. Or better yet – stop in and test drive the lineup for yourself by visiting our showroom in person.

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