Childre Nissan - A head to head comparison of a 2017 Nissan Sentra to a 2016 Ford Fiesta in Engine Performance Near Macon, GA.


 
  • Childre Nissan Journal
  • Apr 22nd 2017 - 154 days ago
  • Macon, GA
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Compared To Ford Fiesta 2016



The Sentra CVT’s standard 1.8 DOHC 4 cyl. produces 4 more horsepower (124 vs. 120) and 13 lbs.-ft. more torque (125 vs. 112) than the Fiesta’s standard 1.6 DOHC 4 cyl. The Sentra CVT’s 1.8 DOHC 4 cyl. produces 1 more horsepower (124 vs. 123) than the Fiesta’s optional 1.0 turbo 3 cyl. The Sentra’s standard 1.8 DOHC 4 cyl. produces 7 more horsepower (130 vs. 123) and 3 lbs.-ft. more torque (128 vs. 125) than the Fiesta’s optional 1.0 turbo 3 cyl.

As tested in Consumer Reports the Nissan Sentra (130 HP engine) is faster than the Ford Fiesta 4 cyl. (automatics tested):

 

Sentra

Fiesta

Zero to 30 MPH

3.6 sec

4.3 sec

Zero to 60 MPH

9.7 sec

10.9 sec

45 to 65 MPH Passing

6.6 sec

6.9 sec

Quarter Mile

17.5 sec

18.4 sec

Speed in 1/4 Mile

81.1 MPH

79.5 MPH