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                  Nissan Sentra

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                  Nissan Sentra

                  The Nissan Sentra is among the most popular entry-level sedans in the USA. This line was launched back in 1982 as a subcompact before being reclassified as compact in 2000. The small sedan is currently in its eighth generation. For 2020, it was redesigned on almost all fronts, including the engine, platform, and interior, giving it a more modern and luxurious appeal.
                  Is Nissan Sentra the right car for you?

                  Affordability

                  If you’re looking for something less expensive than, let’s say, a Civic or Corolla, a used Sentra may be a better value.

                  Fuel Efficiency

                  All trim levels of the Sentra average between 29 city miles and 37 highway miles per gallon, giving it an excellent fuel economy.

                  Comfortable Driving Experience

                  Generally, Nissan Sentra sedans have good driving experience scores. Although there are reports of poor CVT response among expert car reviewers, we reckon most drivers won’t notice any difference from a traditional automatic transmission.

                  Durable Engines

                  Although acceleration is usually underwhelming for the non-turbo models, durability is their main selling point.
                  Notable features of Nissan Sentra

                  Front Engine Front Wheel Drive

                  Similar to most of its compact competitors, the Nissan Sentra is a front-wheel-drive car. This makes it lighter, leading to better fuel economy.

                  Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT)

                  Most Nissan Sentra trims between 2012 and 2019 have continuously variable transmission. Besides offering smoother driving experiences, CVT burns gas more wisely.

                  Fairly Spacious Cabin

                  The Nissan Sentra has an impressively spacious cabin enough to seat 4-5 people depending on their body shape. Also, there is enough headroom both at the front and at the back.

                  Trunk and Cargo Space

                  Its compact design notwithstanding, the Nissan Sentra boasts 15.1 cubic feet of trunk space.
                  Frequently asked questions

                  Which models compete with a Nissan Sentra?

                  Other sedans that compete with a Sentra include Honda Civic, Kia Forte, and Toyota Corolla.

                  Which is better between a Sentra and an Altima?

                  Both of these are highly recommendable sedans. However, we find the Sentra surprisingly quiet for its class. Also, it will make a good choice for drivers who want affordability and excellent fuel economy. On the other hand, an Altima has more powerful engine options and there's an all-wheel-drive option, which doesn't exist with a Sentra.

                  How many miles does a Nissan Sentra go on a full tank?

                  A Nissan Sentra has a 13.2-gallon tank. Considering its combined mileage of 32 mpg (taking the S Xtronic CVT as an example), a full tank will last you around 422 miles, which is astounding for a compact car.

                  What is the top speed for a Nissan Sentra?

                  The estimated top speed for a Nissan Sentra is 120 mph. It accelerates from 0 to 60 mph in around 10 seconds.

                  Is a Nissan Sentra a good family car?

                  Yes- a Sentra seats 5 people and has a significantly roomy cabin. Its 15.1 cubic feet trunk offers enough space when packing for an average-size family.