2016 Nissan Sentra translates to getting more for your money

 

2016 Nissan Sentra, price and key specifications as tested

Body style/layout: 4-door, compact sedan, front engine, front-wheel drive

Base price: $16,780

Price as tested: $24,530

Engine

  • Type: 1.8-liter 16-valve DOHC
  • Displacement, cc: 3564
  • Block/head material: aluminum/aluminum
  • Compression ratio: 9.9:1
  • Horsepower: 130 @ 6000 rpm
  • Torque: 128 @ 3600 rpm
  • Recommended fuel: regular unleaded
  • Fuel economy, EPA est.: 29/38 mpg city/highway
  • Fuel economy, observed: NA

Transmission: Xtronic, CVT

Chassis/Suspension

  • Suspension, front/rear: independent strut w/coil / torsion beam
  • Wheels: 17-inch aluminum
  • Tires: 205/50R17
  • Brakes: 4-wheel disc; 11.0-inch dia. Ventilated front/11.5-inch dia. solid rear
  • Steering: electric assist power rack-and-pinion
  • Turning circle: 34.8 ft.

Dimensions

  • Wheelbase: 106.3 in.
  • Length: 182.1 in.
  • Height: 58.9 in.
  • Width: 69.3 in.
  • Curb weight: 2,943 lbs
  • Fuel tank: 13.2 gal.

Safety

  • Airbags: Front, driver and front passenger, front/rear side, side curtain
  • Anti-lock brakes: Yes, Traction control: Yes, Stability control: Yes, rear camera: Yes

Warranty: 3-year/36,000 mile bumper-to-bumper; 3-year/36,000 mile roadside assistance; 5-year/60,000 mile powertrain