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2015 Nissan Sentra

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2015 S 4dr Sedan
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Price:   -  From $16,530
2015 FE+ S 4dr Sedan Price:   -  From $17,780
2015 SV 4dr Sedan Price:   -  From $18,350
2015 SR 4dr Sedan Price:   -  From $19,960
2015 SL 4dr Sedan Price:   -  From $20,720


A longtime player in the compact segment, the Nissan Sentra is a good choice for the economy-oriented buyer who wants good fuel efficiency, value-priced options and plenty of rear seat space.

What's New for 2015

Changes are minimal this year, and buyers can choose from four new exterior colors: Titanium, Red Alert, Cayenne Red, and Fresh Powder.

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Choosing your Nissan Sentra

All Sentras come with a 1.8-liter four-cylinder engine that produces 130 horsepower and 128 pound-feet of torque. Those who like to shift for themselves can have a six-speed manual transmission -- but only on the base S model, where a continuously variable transmission (CVT) is optional. All other trim levels come with the CVT as standard equipment.

The Sentra offers five trim levels altogether:

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The base S starts out at $16,480 with the manual transmission and $17,330 with the CVT, and comes with a fair amount of equipment for the price. Standard features include LED accent lights, automatic headlights, chrome door handles, cruise control, a four-speaker audio system with a CD player, MP3 capability, a USB connection and an auxiliary jack, power windows and door locks, and Bluetooth connectivity.

The S does not have any option packages.

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The FE+ S is all about pushing the Sentra's fuel economy to a combined 34 mpg, and checks in at $17,730. The CVT is standard, as are low-rolling-resistance tires, a rear deck-lid spoiler, and deflectors for the rear tires and underbody.

Like the S, the FE+ S doesn't offer buyers any option packages.

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Building on the S and starting at $18,300, the SV comes with more high-end features like premium cloth seating, SiriusXM capabilities, Bluetooth streaming audio, NissanConnect with mobile apps, keyless entry, and a rearview monitor.

The SV trim has three value-packed option packages:

  • The Navigation Package checks in at $720. In addition to navigation, it adds a 5.8-inch color touchscreen, voice recognition, SiriusXM Traffic, SiriusXM Travel Link, and hands-free texting.
  • The Style Package
  • Next up is the Cold Weather Package
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The sport-oriented SR has premium sport cloth seats with heat, a leather-wrapped steering wheel, silver interior trim, mirror-mounted LED turn signals, fog lights, heated mirrors, 17-inch forked aluminum wheels, chrome exhaust tips and SR-exclusive sport body kit, grille, and spoilers. These extra features push the SR's MSRP to $19,910.

In addition to the Navigation Package, priced at $720, there's also an SR Premium Package with a moonroof, leather seating, a Bose eight-speaker sound system, HomeLink universal remote, and an auto-dimming mirror for $2,230.

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The $20,670 SL has high-end features like 17-inch aluminum wheels, heated mirrors, leather upholstery, heated front seats, dual-zone climate control, an auto-dimming mirror with a compass, maple wood interior trim, and a security system.

The $720 Navigation Package is also available here, as is a $1,130 SL Premium Package with a moonroof, an eight-speaker Bose system, and illuminated vanity mirrors.

CarsDirect Tip

We think the mid-range S and SV offer the best value for the Sentra's target buyer. We can't fault the SR and SL for offering so much extra for only a few thousand dollars, but their MSRPs push the Sentra into competition with more accomplished competitors.

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Specs & Features

Overall Crash Safety Rating
Engine - Cylinders/Horsepower/Torque
Standard: 1.8L I-4 / 130 HP / 128 ft.lbs.
Available: 1.8L I-4 / 124 HP / 125 ft.lbs.
Standard: 6-spd man w/OD
Available: Xtronic 2-spd CVT w/OD
Drive Type
Fuel Economy - City/Highway/Combined
27 / 36 / 31 Mpg
Passenger Capacity
Bumper to Bumper Warranty
36 Months / 36,000 Miles
Mechanical Specs
Engine - Cylinders/Horsepower/Torque
Standard: 1.8L I-4 / 130 HP / 128 ft.lbs.
Available: 1.8L I-4 / 124 HP / 125 ft.lbs.
Drive Type
Fuel Economy - City/Hwy/Combined
27 / 36 / 31 Mpg
Front Disc/rear Drum
Front Suspension
Rear Suspension
Semi-independent Torsion Beam Beam
Spare Tire And Wheel
Compact Steel
Fuel Tank
13.2 Gal.
Recommended Fuel Type
Regular Unleaded
Average Cost To Fill Tank
Dimensions & Capabilities
Maximum Cargo Volume
15.1 Cu.ft.
Passenger Volume
96 Cu.ft.
Exterior Length
182.1 "
Exterior Width
69.3 "
Exterior Height
58.9 "
Front Headroom
39.4 "
Rear Headroom
36.7 "
Front Legroom
42.5 "
Rear Legroom
37.4 "
Front Shoulder Room
54.7 "
Rear Shoulder Room
53.9 "
Front Hip Room
Rear Hip Room
Curb Weight
2,851 Lbs. / 2,854 Lbs. / 2,856 Lbs.
Wheel Base
106 "
Turning Radius
17.4 '
Exterior Features
Door Count
4 Doors
16.0 " Steel
Clearcoat Monotone
Exterior Mirrors
Dual Power Remote
Grille Moldings
Metal-look W/chrome Surround
Rear Spoiler
Stainless Steel
Interior Features
Passenger Capacity
Seat Trim
Front Seat Type
Heated Front Seats
Front Driver Seat Direction Controls
Front Passenger Seat Direction Controls
Front Armrests
Rear Armrests
Rear Seats
60-40 Bench
Radio & Infotainment
Am/fm, Clock, Seek-scan / Clock
Radio Steering Wheel Controls
Apple Car Play
Android Auto
Bluetooth w/ Hands-Free Connectivity
Convenience Features
Steering Wheel Type
Telescopic Tilt
Climate Control
Cruise Control
With Steering Wheel Controls
Sun Roof
Rearview Mirror
Day-night / Auto-dimming Day-night
One Touch Open Window
Tinted Windows
Vanity Mirrors
Remote Keyless Entry
Keyfob (all Doors)
Power Outlets
Safety Features
Overall Crash Safety Rating
Overall Front Crash Safety Rating
Overall Side Crash Safety Rating
Rollover Crash Safety Rating
Front Impact Airbags
Driver And Passenger
Driver Side Impact Airbags
Seat Mounted
Knee Airbag
Passenger Side Impact Airbag
Seat Mounted
Rear Side Airbag
Seatbelt Pretensioners
Anti-Lock Brakes
4-wheel Anti-lock Brakes (abs)
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
Bumper To Bumper Months Miles
36 Months / 36,000 Miles
Major Components Months
60 Months / 60,000 Miles
Included Maintenance Months
Roadside Assistance Months
Corrosion Perforation
60 Months / Unlimited Miles
Accessories Months
36 Months / 36,000 Miles

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