Nissan Sentra Review

29/37  CITY/HWY
EPA-Estimated MPG
9.5  Sec.
0-60 MPH
4
Doors
5
Seats
15.1  cu ft
Cargo Space

What's New for the 2018 Nissan Sentra?

Since the introduction of the Nissan Sentra in 1966, it's been delivering quality performance at an amazing value. The 2018 edition of the Sentra boasts great fuel economy, sedan-like passenger and cargo room at a great price. This year, the Sentra has an Automatic Emergency Braking system standard on most models. Also,  for 2018 the Sentra has a rear-view monitor with an LCD color touchscreen. This feature is now standard on all trims of the vehicle.

2018 Nissan Sentra Interior

Available Trim Levels & Key Amenities

The simple yet sophisticated 2018 Sentra is available in nine different trims: the S, S Midnight Style, SV, SR, SR Midnight Edition, SR Turbo, SR Turbo Midnight Edition, SL and the Nismo. Most trims are powered by the fuel-efficient 1.8-liter 4-cylinder DOHC motor, available in manual or CVT automatic transmission.

The 2018 Sentra blurs the line between sedan and compact car by sporting a larger profile and more spacious interior than most of its competition and predecessors. With 95.9 cubic feet of passenger room and 15.1 cubic feet of trunk space, this year's Sentra optimizes every inch of available space for maximum comfort and cargo capacity.

The base S trim comes nicely equipped with an assortment of great standard features like 16-inch steel wheels, a rear-view monitor, and the Automatic Emergency Braking System. The Sentra S is also available in Midnight Style, featuring Midnight Edition 16-inch wheels, black outside mirrors and a black rear spoiler.

Upgrading to the SV trim nets some fantastic standard comfort options like premium cloth interior, the Intelligent Key entry system with push-button start and dual automatic climate control. The SV Sentra is also available in Midnight Edition trim, featuring 17-inch Black edition alloy wheels, black heated outer mirrors, black rear spoiler, black V-Motion grille, black fog light housing, black license plate finisher and black exterior badging.

The athletic SR trim comes equipped with sports features such as 17-inch alloy wheels, aggressive aerodynamic styling, including front and rear fascia as well as lower body side extensions. The SR also comes in the Sentra SR Turbo trim that is highlighted by a turbocharged 1.6-liter inline-4 188 horsepower engine and a stiff precision-tuned suspension with dampers for superior handling. Both the SR and SR Turbo are available in Midnight Edition trim.

The executive-grade SL trim is designed for comfort and style, featuring 17-inch allow wheels, leather seats, Bose premium audio and Nissan's suite of driver-assist and safety technologies. The racing-inspired Nismo trim includes all the strengths of the SR Turbo while adding 18-inch Nismo alloy wheels, custom Nismo high-performance suspension and steering, an exclusive Nismo body kit and a whole host of other cosmetic and performance upgrades.

2018 Sentra Engine and Performance

2018 Nissan Sentra ExteriorThe 2018 Sentra is powered by three ultra-efficient 4-cylinder engines. The standard 16-valve 1.8-liter DOHC 6-speed manual motor puts out 130 horsepower with 128 ft-lbs torque and outstanding 27/35 city/highway fuel efficiency. This budget-minded engine comes available with Nissan's Xtronic CVT automatic transmission, churning out slightly less horsepower, 124, than its manual counterpart, while get getting a little bit better 29/37 city/highway mpg fuel economy.

Safety Features

2018 Nissan Sentra RearThe Sentra's tradition of quality and safety still reigns true today. The 2018 Sentra received an overall Good rating from the IIHS, a top grade, for its comprehensive crash protection and avoidance capabilities.

This year's Sentra features an array of advanced safety features found on cars with much higher sticker prices. Innovative technologies like Blind Spot Warning, Rear Cross Traffic Alert, Automatic Emergency Braking and Intelligent Cruise Control use a variety of sensors working in conjunction with the car to monitor, alert and avoid potential accidents for maximum safety and a smoother more enjoyable ride.

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