null 1996 Nissan Sentra

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Specs, Warranty & Reliability

The table below shows all 1996 Nissan Sentra specs by style, including MPG (fuel economy), transmission details, and interior and exterior dimensions. Additionally, find 1996 Nissan Sentra warranty and reliability information, such as limits on bumper-to-bumper coverage and major components.

1996 Nissan Sentra Base 4dr Sedan1996 Nissan Sentra XE 4dr Sedan1996 Nissan Sentra GXE 4dr Sedan
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  • Overview
    MSRP *$11,499$13,529$14,459
    Invoice *$10,950$12,603$13,095
    Engine1.6L I-4 115 HP1.6L I-4 115 HP1.6L I-4 115 HP
    Transmission5-spd man w/OD5-spd man w/OD5-spd man w/OD
    Fuel Economy City30.0 mpg30.0 mpg30.0 mpg
    Fuel Economy Hwy40.0 mpg40.0 mpg40.0 mpg
  • Powertrain
    Engine1.6L I-4 115 HP1.6L I-4 115 HP1.6L I-4 115 HP
    Transmission5-spd man w/OD5-spd man w/OD5-spd man w/OD
    Alternator70 amp70 amp70 amp
    Battery49 amp49 amp49 amp
    Recommended Fuel Typeregular unleadedregular unleadedregular unleaded
    Drive Typefront-wheelfront-wheelfront-wheel
  • Steering and Suspension
    Front Anti-Roll Barfront anti-roll barfront anti-roll barfront anti-roll bar
    Rear Anti-Roll BarN/Arear anti-roll barrear anti-roll bar
    Steeringrack & pinionrack & pinionrack & pinion
    Brakesfront disc/rear drumfront disc/rear drumfront disc/rear drum
    Wheels13.0 " styled steel13.0 " styled steel13.0 " styled steel
    Front TiresP155/80PR13.0BSWP175/70PR13.0BSWP175/70PR13.0BSW
  • Seating and Interior
    Seating Capacity555
    Front Seat Typebucketbucketbucket
    Front Headrestsadjustableadjustableadjustable
    Front Driver Seat Direction Controls2-way2-way2-way
    Rear SeatsN/AN/A60-40 bench
    Seat Trimclothclothcloth
    Door TrimN/AN/Acloth
    Floor Trimcarpetcarpetcarpet
  • Comfort and Conveniences
    Rearview Mirrorday-nightday-nightday-night
    Floor Consolefullfullfull
    Cup Holderfrontfrontfront
    Door Binsdualdualdual
    Cargo Floor Trimcarpetedcarpetedcarpeted
    Cargo LightN/AN/Acargo light
    Front Air ConditioningN/Amanualmanual
    RadioN/AAM/FM stereo, clockAM/FM stereo, clock
    Cruise ControlN/AN/Acruise control
    Door LocksN/AN/Apower
    Trunk/Hatch/Door ReleaseN/Akeyfobkeyfob
    Remote Fuel Flap ReleaseN/Apowerpower
    Rear Child Safety Door Locksrear child safety door locksrear child safety door locksrear child safety door locks
    Driver Foot Restdriver foot restdriver foot restdriver foot rest
    Water Temp Gaugeengine temperature gaugeengine temperature gaugeengine temperature gauge
    Trip Odometertrip odometertrip odometertrip odometer
    Front WindowsN/AN/Apower
    Rear WindowsN/AN/Apower
    Tinted Windowslightlightlight
    Rear Defrosterrear defrosterrear defrosterrear defroster
  • Safety
    Front Impact Airbagsdriver and passengerdriver and passengerdriver and passenger
  • Dimensions and Capacities
    Door Count4 doors4 doors4 doors
    Exterior Length170.1 "170.1 "170.1 "
    Exterior Width66.6 "66.6 "66.6 "
    Exterior Height54.5 "54.5 "54.5 "
    Wheelbase100 "100 "100 "
    Front Tread58 "58 "58 "
    Rear Tread57 "57 "57 "
    Curb Weight2,319 lbs.2,328 lbs.2,418 lbs.
    Front Legroom42.3 "42.3 "42.3 "
    Rear Legroom32.4 "32.4 "32.4 "
    Front Headroom39.1 "39.1 "39.1 "
    Rear Headroom36.5 "36.5 "36.5 "
    Front Hiproom50.1 "50.1 "50.1 "
    Rear Hiproom52.8 "52.8 "52.8 "
    Front Shoulder Room53.2 "53.2 "53.2 "
    Rear Shoulder Room53.1 "53.1 "53.1 "
    Passenger Volume98 cu.ft.98 cu.ft.98 cu.ft.
    Interior Cargo Volume10.7 cu.ft.10.7 cu.ft.10.7 cu.ft.
  • Exterior Features
    Bodyside MoldingsN/AN/Ablack
    Grille Moldingsbody-coloredbody-coloredbody-colored
    Exterior Mirrorsmanual driverdual manualdual power remote, convex spotter passenger
  • Warranty
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Safety Rating

Below is the 1996 Nissan Sentra safety rating information and crash results as reported by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). The ratings are based on a star system and can vary by style.
StyleFrontal Rating
Side Rating
  Safety data is not currently available from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. For a list of safety-related features, please check the Specs section.

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