2022 Nissan Sentra dethrones Toyota Corolla after 2 years in Consumer Reports Top 10

An orange 2022 Nissan Sentra in a black and white room

In the automotive world, Toyota is often the manufacturer to beat, as it usually wins the crown for whichever division it has a vehicle in. However, Nissan has toppled its rival with the 2022 Nissan Sentra. In a surprising twist no one saw coming; the Sentra beat out the much-loved Toyota Corolla for Consumer Reports’ Best Small Car award.

Consumer Reports best cars of 2022

Nissan Sentra 2022 | Nissan Motor Company

Every year, consumer reports publishes the prize for the best cars of the year. For 2022 there have been a few changes, such as an AEB highway speed requirement and the addition of two points to a vehicle’s overall score if it has an active driver monitoring system.