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1996 Nissan Sentra

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1996 Base 4dr Sedan
most popular
Price:   -  From $11,499
1996 XE 4dr Sedan Price:   -  From $13,529
1996 GXE 4dr Sedan Price:   -  From $14,459
1996 GLE 4dr Sedan Price:   -  From $15,229

Overview

When discussing its vehicle marketing, Nissan employs what it calls a 3-sedan strategy. Which means, not surprisingly, the Japanese automaker is offering its U.S. audience three sedans in three different sizes and three different price ranges for the 1995 model year. At the top of the list is the popular Maxima. Slotted beneath is the even more popular Altima. And rounding out the trio, the smallest and the least expensive of the Nissans, the all-new Sentra. Now the key word when talking about the Sentra is sedan. There are no longer any coupes in the Sentra line, only 4-door sedans. There is a marketing strategy at work here as well. Sedan and coupe buyers are of two different types, according to Nissan, and the company found that the Sentra coupe turned off those buyers who associated Sentra with a sedan. As a result, there is a new coupe for those folks: the Nissan 200SX. It's a Sentra under the skin, but with a coupe-only name. To insure all bases have been covered in this highly competitive small-sedan market segment, Nissan is offering the new Sentra in four flavors: base, XE, GXE and GLE. We tested a Sentra GLE that came in priced at $14,839.

Specs & Features

Highlights
Overall Crash Safety Rating
Not Available
Engine - Cylinders/Horsepower/Torque
1.6L I-4 / 115 HP / 108 ft.lbs.
Transmission
5-spd man w/OD
Drive Type
Front-wheel
Fuel Economy - City/Highway/Combined
30 / 40 / 35 Mpg
Passenger Capacity
5
Bumper to Bumper Warranty
Not Available
Mechanical Specs
Engine - Cylinders/Horsepower/Torque
1.6L I-4 / 115 HP / 108 ft.lbs.
Drive Type
Front-wheel
Fuel Economy - City/Hwy/Combined
30 / 40 / 35 Mpg
Brakes
Front Disc/rear Drum
Front Suspension
Rear Suspension
Spare Tire And Wheel
Fuel Tank
Recommended Fuel Type
Regular Unleaded
Average Cost To Fill Tank
Dimensions & Capabilities
Maximum Cargo Volume
Passenger Volume
98 Cu.ft.
Exterior Length
170.1 "
Exterior Width
66.6 "
Exterior Height
54.5 "
Front Headroom
39.1 "
Rear Headroom
36.5 "
Front Legroom
42.3 "
Rear Legroom
32.4 "
Front Shoulder Room
53.2 "
Rear Shoulder Room
53.1 "
Front Hip Room
Rear Hip Room
Curb Weight
2,319 Lbs.
Wheel Base
100 "
Turning Radius
Exterior Features
Door Count
4 Doors
Wheels
13.0 " Styled Steel
Paint
Monotone
Exterior Mirrors
Manual Driver
Bumpers
Grille Moldings
Body-colored
Rear Spoiler
Exhaust
Interior Features
Seating
Passenger Capacity
5
Seat Trim
Cloth
Front Seat Type
Bucket
Heated Front Seats
Front Driver Seat Direction Controls
2-way
Front Passenger Seat Direction Controls
Front Armrests
2-way
Rear Armrests
Rear Seats
Radio & Infotainment
Radio
Speakers
Radio Steering Wheel Controls
Apple Car Play
Android Auto
Bluetooth w/ Hands-Free Connectivity
Convenience Features
Steering Wheel Type
Climate Control
Cruise Control
Sun Roof
Rearview Mirror
Day-night
One Touch Open Window
Tinted Windows
Light
Vanity Mirrors
Remote Keyless Entry
Power Outlets
Safety Features
Overall Crash Safety Rating
Not Yet Available
Overall Front Crash Safety Rating
Not Yet Available
Overall Side Crash Safety Rating
Not Yet Available
Rollover Crash Safety Rating
Not Yet Available
Front Impact Airbags
Driver And Passenger
Driver Side Impact Airbags
Knee Airbag
Passenger Side Impact Airbag
Rear Side Airbag
Seatbelt Pretensioners
Anti-Lock Brakes
Forward Collision Warning
Blind Spot Sensor
Lane Departure Warning
Autonomous Cruise Control
Pedestrian Detection
Driver Attention Alert
Daytime Running Lights
Auto High Beams
Adaptive Headlights
Parking Sensors
Security Systems
Panic Alarm
Ignition Disable
Warranty
Bumper To Bumper Months Miles
Major Components Months
Included Maintenance Months
Roadside Assistance Months
Corrosion Perforation
Accessories Months

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