Nissan

Nissan Sentra

Price $15,598 – $24,398
Fuel consumption 6.1 – 8.9 L/100km
The Car Guide rating 75%(view ratings)
The Sentra sedan was initially designed for those in the market for a fuel-efficient, spacious car with predictable handling. It’s a compact, but since its dimensions are more generous than the category average, the Sentra appeals to families. Its 1.8L 130-hp four-cylinder engine is paired with a CVT automatic gearbox. Nissan has favoured this type of transmission for years.

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First Drives2020 Nissan Sentra: Newly Armed and a Bit More Dangerous
Nissan didn’t really put a lot of effort into making the Sentra more popular in recent years. Heck, it almost seemed like the company had thrown the towel. Only two trim levels were offered for 2019 and the only one with a manual transmission was devoid of air conditioning. In …
First Drives2017 Nissan Sentra SR Turbo: a Quick Spin
GREENSBORO, Georgia – If you go back 25 years, the Nissan B13 Sentra SE-R was a big hit. Similar to the Mazda MX-5, the SE-R provided a lot of punch and precision from a modestly-priced compact car. It added that touch of pizzazz to the Nissan lineup, so for 2017, …
First Drives2016 Nissan Sentra: 20% New, 50% Better
Let’s begin by discussing the meaning of the title of this article. In the most ambitious mid-generation refresh in Nissan history, 20% of the 2016 Sentra's parts are new. In other words, your 2016 Sentra is 20% different from your neighbour's 2015 Sentra. Then again, they say that our DNA …
Blog2016 Sentra: Why Do We Keep Talking About Driving Pleasure?
For those who regularly read automotive related content, you’ll notice that authors frequently talk about driving pleasure and the dynamic qualities of a car. Many consider these factors irrelevant. Want proof? Each year, hundreds and hundreds of “boring” cars are bought by the general public! When we discuss about soporific …
Spotlight onThe Sentra Gets Some Changes To Face The Music
The compact-car segment is filled with exceptional vehicles, such as the Mazda3 , the Honda Civic as well as the Volkswagen Golf and Jetta . A sign that this segment is important in many markets, even the American manufacturers are going the extra mile to offer interesting products, such as …
Test Drives2013 Nissan Sentra: A Lesson In Compromise
Something important happened in the compact car industry at the end of the last decade: automakers decided to get serious about offering high quality, low-price vehicles in the Canadian market. What this meant for drivers is that suddenly they were free to peruse options not hailing from Japan without having …
First Drives2013 Nissan Sentra: New and improved for the people
They don’t make small cars like they used to. Sure, it’s a cliché, but that doesn’t mean it isn’t true. In fact, cars simply aren’t small anymore – at all. Nissan has pushed the envelope a little further with its new Sentra, which marks the seventh generation of this series …
Test Drives2012 Nissan Sentra: Sentrasational, or Sentragnant?
There are few segments in the automotive marketplace that are as hard fought as that of the economy car. It's a segment that's dominated the sales charts since its inception and is oftentimes seen as the proverbial doorstep to brand loyalty. As a result, manufacturers scratch, claw, scramble and cling …

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News2020 Nissan Sentra Debuts in Canada
Compact cars are still popular across the country and one of them, the completely redesigned 2020 Nissan Sentra , is making its Canadian debut today at the 2020 Montreal Auto Show. Rightfully ignored by many potential customers, the old Sentra looked pretty boring. In order to stand out from better-selling …
News2020 Nissan Sentra Makes its Global Debut
Just a few hours before the start of the 2019 Los Angeles Auto Show, Nissan unveiled the redesigned 2020 Sentra, which will go on sale in February. For the record, the Sentra is Nissan’s most popular model ever in North America. So, what’s new? Fresh Looks and Modern Technologies As …
RecallsRecall for the Nissan Micra, Frontier, Sentra, Versa Note and NV
Transport Canada recently published a recall notice regarding several Nissan models affected by an ignition system issue. At a matter of fact, in the Nissan Micra , Nissan Frontier , Nissan Sentra , Nissan Versa Note and Nissan NV , equipped with a mechanical key ignition system—and not a pushbutton …
NewsNissan Sentra finally gets the JUKE's Turbocharged Engine
Most auto journalists aptly pointed out years ago that the JUKE’s turbocharged 1.6L mill was essentially wasted on a single product. This, in no way, is meant to be a derogatory comment towards the JUKE, simply that its small boosted engine deserved to put to use elsewhere. Most manufacturers have …
NewsFour More Vehicles Get IIHS Top Safety Pick+ Award
Every year, the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety awards the safest vehicles on the market. After sending them through a harrowing battery of tests including simulated collisions and an exhaustive overview of all their safety features, the IIHS gives the Top Safety Pick and Top Safety Pick+ titles to the …
NewsRedesigned 2016 Nissan Sentra to start at $16K in Canada
The redesigned 2016 Sentra will start at $15,898 in Canada, Nissan has announced. The price for the base Sentra S with a six-speed manual transmission is $300 more than the outgoing version "despite significant enhancements," the automaker said. Adding Nissan's Xtronic continuously-variable transmission (CVT) comes at a $3,000 premium on …
NewsNew-look 2016 Sentra borrows from rest of Nissan pack
Nissan has yet again unveiled a redesigned member of its vehicle lineup, with the Sentra going under the knife for the 2016 model year. The redesigned 2016 Sentra finds its place in the new Nissan lineup alongside the new-look Murano , Maxima and Altima , the latter of which it …

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2001
Motoring TV 2001 Episode 20
Operation Intersection 2001 Nissan Sentra SE tips on washing your vehicle cop helps woman who gets cut off police employ new high-tech cruisers Bill Gardiner on after-market customizing new technologies detect lethal interior heat.
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Motoring TV 2002 Episode 11
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REVIEW: 2017 Nissan Sentra SR Turbo
The current generation Nissan Sentra has long needed an infusion of power. Graeme gets behind the wheel of the SR Turbo to see if it might fill that need. (This segment originally aired on Motoring TV 2017 episode #18) ***Watch complete episodes at motoringtv.com*** …