Nissan
Sentra
1996
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1996 Nissan Sentra Specs & Safety

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.
MSRP *
$11,499
Invoice *
$10,950
Engine
1.6L I-4 115 HP 108.0 ft.lbs. @ 4,000 rpm
Transmission
5-spd man w/OD
Fuel Economy City
30.0 mpg
Fuel Economy Hwy
40.0 mpg
Engine
1.6L I-4 115 HP 108.0 ft.lbs. @ 4,000 rpm
Transmission
5-spd man w/OD
Alternator
70 amp
Battery
49 amp
Recommended Fuel Type
regular unleaded
Drive Type
front-wheel
Front Anti-Roll Bar
front anti-roll bar
Steering
rack & pinion
Brakes
front disc/rear drum
Wheels
13.0 " styled steel
Front Tires
P155/80PR13.0BSW
Seating Capacity
5
Front Seat Type
bucket
Front Headrests
adjustable
Front Driver Seat Direction Controls
2-way
Seat Trim
cloth
Floor Trim
carpet
Rearview Mirror
day-night
Floor Console
full
Cup Holder
front
Door Bins
dual
Cargo Floor Trim
carpeted
Rear Child Safety Door Locks
rear child safety door locks
Driver Foot Rest
driver foot rest
Water Temp Gauge
engine temperature gauge
Trip Odometer
trip odometer
Tinted Windows
light
Rear Defroster
rear defroster
Front Impact Airbags
driver and passenger
Door Count
4 doors
Exterior Length
170.1 "
Exterior Width
66.6 "
Exterior Height
54.5 "
Wheelbase
100 "
Front Tread
58 "
Rear Tread
57 "
Curb Weight
2,319 lbs.
Front Legroom
42.3 "
Rear Legroom
32.4 "
Front Headroom
39.1 "
Rear Headroom
36.5 "
Front Hiproom
50.1 "
Rear Hiproom
52.8 "
Front Shoulder Room
53.2 "
Rear Shoulder Room
53.1 "
Passenger Volume
98 cu.ft.
Interior Cargo Volume
10.7 cu.ft.
Grille Moldings
body-colored
Paint
monotone
Exterior Mirrors
manual driver

Safety Ratings

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.

Style
Frontal Rating

NHTSA rates vehicles on a scale of 1 to 5 stars.

Frontal Rating:

5% or less chance of injury

6% to 10% or less chance of injury

11% to 20% or less chance of injury

21% to 25% or less chance of injury

26% or greater chance of injury

Side Rating

NHTSA rates vehicles on a scale of 1 to 5 stars.

Side Rating:

10% or less chance of injury

11% to 20% or less chance of injury

21% to 35% or less chance of injury

36% to 45% or less chance of injury

46% or greater chance of injury

Safety data is not currently available from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. For a list of safety-related features, please check the Safety section.

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