The Nissan Sentra is the perfect car for anyone who wants a solid vehicle that won’t break the bank. This compact sedan is perfect for students, commuters and those looking for an economical ride. But the 2019 Nissan Sentra isn’t just another econobox. Buyers at dealerships like the auto dealer in SLO appreciate the Sentra’s spacious cabin and impressive cargo space. The controls are easy to use, and the driver and passengers will be treated to a smooth ride. And the Sentra can be purchased as a no-frills vehicle, as a sophisticated sedan with luxurious appointments, or as a powerful turbo that automotive fans will enjoy.
When you need to carry cargo, you’ll appreciate the Nissan Sentra’s generous trunk space. There’s a full 15.1 cubic feet of space to carry along just about anything you need, from groceries to sporting equipment.
Changes for 2019 include the NissanConnect infotainment system, which is standard on the SR, SL and Nismo trims. SV buyers will appreciate the new SV Special Edition package, which comes with 17-inch wheels, disc brakes, a wide array of safety equipment, and more comfort and convenience features.
Car and Driver wrote this about the 2019 Nissan Sentra: “It's a comfortable and cheap ride that goes about its business without any fuss, and its reputation as a reliable and sensible choice helps it sell in big numbers.”
The Sentra seats five and is offered in six models, listed as S, SV, SR, SR Turbo, Nismo and SL. Powering the S, SV, SR, and SL is a 1.8-liter four-cylinder engine that develops 124 horsepower and 125 lb-ft of torque. A continuously variable transmission (CVT) is standard on the SV, SR and SL and available on the S trim level, which gets a standard six-speed manual transmission. Equipped with the manual gearbox, the S puts out 130 hp and 128 lb-ft. Outfitted with the six-speed manual transmission, this engine gets an EPA-estimated 27 mpg in the city and 35 mpg on the highway.* With the CVT, the figures are 29 mpg in the city and 37 mpg on the highway.
The Nissan Sentra SR Turbo and Nismo trim levels are equipped with a turbocharged 1.6-liter four-cylinder engine that makes 188 hp and 177 lb-ft of torque, mated to either a six-speed manual transmission or a CVT with a manual-shift mode. Both trim levels come with a sport-tuned suspension. EPA-estimated fuel economy for this engine with the manual gearbox is 26 mpg in the city and 32 mpg on the highway, while the automatic transmission returns 27 mpg in the city and 33 mpg on the highway.
The IIHS gave the 2019 Nissan Sentra its top marks of Good in every crash test. All models get a standard rearview camera. Driver assistance features that come as options include automatic emergency braking, forward collision warning, adaptive cruise control, rear cross traffic alert and blind spot monitoring,
* All vehicle mileage based on 2019 EPA mileage estimates. Use for comparison purposes only. Do not compare to models before 2008. Your actual mileage will vary, depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle.