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2017 Nissan Sentra vs. 2017 Ford Focus in Merrillville, IN

2017 Nissan Sentra vs. 2017 Ford Focus


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Two of the best compact sedans available in the Merrillville, IN area are the 2017 Nissan Sentra and 2017 Ford Focus. Drivers who are looking for a comfortable cabin, excellent gas mileage, and top-of-the-line safety would benefit from investing in either sedan. However, is one better than the other? To find answers drivers are looking for, interior and exterior features, performance, and safety technology will be analyzed for this comparison.


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2017 Nissan Sentra SV vs. 2017 Ford Focus SE: Interior & Exterior


2017 Nissan Sentra Interior Features Merrillville, IN


Commuters and small families can’t go wrong with the 2017 Nissan Sentra SV, whether cabin interior or looks are more important to you. The new Sentra is sleek yet bold, but if you’re into flashy, the Focus SE is more your speed. For added convenience and comfort, the 2017 Nissan Sentra offers more for its drivers than the 2017 Ford Focus SE.


How interior features compare:


  • Comfort and a touch of luxury come standard for the 2017 Sentra SV thanks to premium cloth seating and leather-wrapped steering wheel.
  • Standard 16-in. steel wheels
  • Optional power sliding moonroof
  • Front boomerang-shaped and Smart Auto headlights
  • Optional heated side mirrors


2017 Nissan Sentra SV vs. 2017 Ford Focus SE: Power & Performance


Both compact sedans offer solid MPG and power, but the Sentra SV offers a smidge more power and miles per gallon. Because of the speed sensitive electric power steering, the Nissan Sentra’s driving dynamics at both higher and slower speeds are fun and easy.


2017 Nissan Sentra SV


2017 Ford Focus SE

1.8 L DOHC I-4


1.0 L EcoBoost® I-3

124 HP


123 HP

125 lb.-ft.


125 lb.-ft.

Xtronic CVT®


6-speed automatic

29 city

37 highway


27 city

38 highway

Speed Sensitive Electric Power Steering

Special Driving Features

Torque Vectoring Control


2017 Nissan Sentra SV vs. 2017 Ford Focus SE: Safety & Technology Features

In the unfortunate event of a collision, both the Sentra SV and Focus SE provide advanced safety technology that help to minimize serious injury, making both vehicles neck and neck when it comes to safety. Advanced airbag systems provide a cushioned barrier for all of the Nissan Sentra’s occupants. For added protection, the new Sentra has built-in front and rear crumple zones and steel side-door guard beams as well.


If the 2017 Nissan Sentra sounds tempting, schedule a test drive with our Nissan dealership in Merrillville, IN by calling our friendly team at (888) 862-0083, then complete our online finance application to get pre-approved!


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2017 Nissan Sentra Merrillville, IN