2012 Nissan Sentra

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2012 Nissan Sentra
2012 Nissan Sentra
The Nissan Sentra hasn't been significantly updated for a few years, but it remains a reasonable choice in the compact-sedan class. Key to the car's appeal are an interior that is more spacious than its compact exterior dimensions suggest, a comfortable ride for a small car, and an abundance of available technologies. It looks a bit like a scaled-down Altima, but the Sentra is not the most beautiful car in its segment. The relatively bland interior can be outfitted with touch-screen navigation, push-button start, satellite radio, heated leather seats, a 340-watt Rockford Fosgate sound system, and a backup camera. Driving the base Sentra is an unremarkable experience, but at least there are two higher-performance versions. The SE-R packs 177 hp and a continuously variable transmission; it is sportier but not a true performance machine. The SE-R Spec V is the choice for enthusiasts, as it offers 200 hp, a six-speed manual, and optional performance bits like a limited-slip differential. Both SE-Rs score larger brakes, bigger wheels, and a firmer suspension than other Sentra models. They're fun for enthusiasts but not as polished or refined as competing hot compacts. The Nissan Sentra would probably fill the bill for someone who wants a simple, inexpensive sedan, but there are many newer models on the market that surpass the Sentra in style, handling, and value for money, such as the Ford Focus and the Hyundai Elantra. We expect a new, improved version of the Sentra to debut in the next year or two.
Nissan Sylphy Front Three Quarter View
Nissan began teasing its all-new 2013 Sentra earlier this year, and now we're one step closer to it hitting the roads – the Japanese automaker has announced that the new Sentra will be built at its Canton, Mississippi assembly plant.
2013 Nissan Sentra Spied Front Three Quarter Static
Nissan is on a mission to launch five new vehicles in 15 months, and our spy shooter has captured images of the next car in that program: the 2013 Nissan Sentra sedan. The new Sentra was first previewed by the Chinese-market Nissan Sylphy, which debuted at the Beijing Motor Show, but this Sentra prototype wears a few different styling cues.
Nissan Sylphy Front Three Quarter
Nissan has been busy lately remaking the heart of its U.S. lineup, promising five all-new models over the next 15 months. Now it’s time for the Nissan Sentra’s turn in the spotlight, and to kick things off, Nissan has dropped this teaser photo and video of the new 2013 Nissan Sentra in SR trim to get the hype started in earnest.

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27 MPG City | 34 MPG Hwy
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2012 Nissan Sentra Specifications

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2.0L I4Engine
Fuel economy City:
24 MPG
Fuel economy Highway:
31 MPG
140 hp @ 5100rpm
147 ft lb of torque @ 4800rpm
  • Air Conditioning
  • Power Windows
  • Power Locks
  • Power Seats (optional)
  • Steering Wheel Tilt
  • Cruise Control (optional)
  • Sunroof (optional)
  • ABS
  • Stabilizer Front
  • Stabilizer Rear (optional)
  • Electronic Traction Control
  • Electronic Stability Control
  • Locking Differential (optional)
  • Limited Slip Differential (optional)
  • Airbag Driver
  • Airbag Passenger
  • Airbag Side Front
  • Airbag Side Rear (optional)
  • Radio
  • CD Player
  • CD Changer (optional)
  • DVD (optional)
  • Navigation (optional)
36,000 miles / 36 months
60,000 miles / 60 months
Unlimited miles / 60 months
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IIHS Front Moderate Overlap
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