2013 Nissan Sentra
The four-door 2013 Nissan Sentra sedan is roomy, affordable and fuel-efficient. It also has a large trunk and comes well-equipped with a variety of standard and safety features that midsize car buyers want.
There are six trim levels of the Sentra, which are S, FE+S, SV, FE+SV, SR and SL. Each model is outfitted with a four-cylinder 1.8 liter engine that produces 130 horsepower and 128 pound feet of torque. The S model is equipped with a manual six-speed transmission. Every other model is mated with a CVT transmission and is optional on the S model.
For its class, the Nissan Sentra is one of the most fuel-efficient vehicles with an estimated fuel economy of 30 mpg in the city and 30 mpg on the highway. Nissan designed the FE+ models to get about 40 mpg on the highway.
Many standard features are included on the latest model of the Sentra such as full power accessories, air-conditioning, a trip computer, climate control, 16-inch steel wheels, a CD/MP3 player, a tilt-and-telescoping steering wheel and a manual six-way adjustable driver seat.
The SV trim adds a six-speaker sound system, cruise control and plush cloth upholstery. To the sporty SR model, Nissan adds foglights, a rear spoiler and 17-inch alloy wheels. Optional features for the SV and SR models include a leather-wrapped steering wheel, Bluetooth connectivity, automatic headlights, satellite radio, keyless entry and ignition and a USB/iPod interface.
The SL model adds 17-inch alloy wheels, interior wood-grain accents, heated mirrors, foglights and dual-zone climate control. Available optional features for the SV, SR and SL Sentra models include and upgraded Bose sound system, a sunroof, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, a navigation system, heated front seats, a rearview camera and leather upholstery.
The Nissan Sentra also comes equipped with standard safety features like airbags, stability and traction control, anti-lock disc brakes, active front head restraints and tire pressure monitoring.
Tall drivers and passengers will enjoy the comfortable and spacious front and back seats. Many soft-touch materials and elegant wood accents enhance the ambience of the cabin. Plus, the touchscreen NissanConnect interface allows users to browse the Internet, stream audio and send hands-free text messages via Bluetooth.
Many midsize car buyers will be impressed with the safe and well-equipped 2013 Nissan Sentra.