Unveiled at this years LA Auto show, redesigned Nissan Sentra 2016 follows similar silhouette to the one which can be seen on Nissan Altima and Maxima. Predominantly sporty looking appearance, accompanied with refreshed interior and changes in trim packages, aims to deliver best-value-for-money offer.
Nissan Sentra 2016 Exterior Design and Changes
At the first look on Nissan Sentra 2016 exterior, all design solutions previously seen on bigger sedans of this Japanese manufacturer, are also here. Except, everything is now tailored to suit to this compact sedan. Nissan Sentra 2016 changes include: V-motion grille, boomerang headlights with low beam LED (in SR and SL models) , new muscular hood, fenders, rear spoiler, updated taillights, 16” alloy wheels on SV version and 17” on SR and SL editions. Exterior features include chrome door handles and chrome window accents and available heated outside mirrors with integrated turn signals.
Nissan Sentra 2016 is available in following colors: Red Alert (SR grade only), Brilliant Silver, Super Black, Aspen White (premium charge), Gun Metallic, Graphite Blue, Titanium, Cayenne Red and Fresh Powder. Blue Pearl is exclusively introduced for 2016.
|2016 Nissan Sentra Dimensions||inches|
|Width, Max w/o mirrors||69.3|
Nissan Sentra 2016 Interior
The 2016 Nissan Sentra interior is quite roomy for car of this size, with total volume of 111.0 cubic feet. Even passengers on the rear seat will travel comfortably with legroom of 37.4 inches. The rear seat is a standard 60/40-split fold-down design, adding versatility to the large trunk space. A new leather-wrapped steering wheel design is similar to the Nissan 370Z.
The instrument panel offers a new TFT-type LCD flat panel display. Sentra SV, SR and SL grades include a 5.0-inch Advanced Drive-Assist Display (ADAD) located between the tachometer and speedometer. Many of Safety features are now also implemented in Nissan Sentra 2016 like: Forward Emergency Braking, Blind Spot Warning, Rear Cross Traffic Alert.
|2016 Nissan Sentra Interior Dimensions||Inches|
|Head room (front/rear) without moon roof||39.4/36.7|
|Head room (front/rear) with moon roof||38.5/36.7|
|Leg room (front/rear)||42.5/37.4|
|Hip room (front/rear)||50.9/50.1|
|Shoulder room (front/rear)||54.7/53.9|
Nissan Sentra 2016 Engine Specs
This compact sedan is powered by humble 4-cylinder 1.8 liter engine with 130 HP and 128 lb-ft torque at 3600 rpm. Nissan Sentra 2016 transmission houses 6 speed manual (in basic S trim), or automatic Xtronic CVT shifter (in other trims). In order to enhance responsiveness in aggressive cornering and acceleration, car dampers are now 10% stiffer. With new stiffer body it should give more of the sporty handling to the driver. Although Nissan Sentra 2016 is constructed with fuel efficiency on mind, it allows 3 various driving modes at a push of a button: Eco, Normal, Sport. This helps balancing between fuel economy and sportiness. Nissan Sentra 2016 0-60 is approximately 9,2 seconds, with a top speed of 135 mph.
As for fuel economy, Nissan Sentra 2016 mpg rates are, 29 mpg in a city, and 39 mpg on a highway.
Nissan Sentra 2016 Release date and Price
Nissan Sentra 2016 will be available in five trim levels—S, FE + S, SV, SR, and SL. The basic S level, comes with 6 speed manual transmission, and 16” steel wheels, while FE + S includes rear spoiler. The real treat for prospective buyer starts from SV package with 16 inch alloy wheels and goes on up to SR and SL trims with 17″ alloy wheels, chrome details, leather seats along with advanced NisanConnect technology, SiriEyes and other safety features. Expected Nissan Sentra 2016 price could be from $16,780 up to $20,000, while release date should be in second half of December.