Nissan Sentra is one of their all time popular cars. This was modified last in the year 2013; still the brand is going for another facelift this year. Nissan Sentra 2016 will not receive many changes, but few changes are very necessary and hence Nissan is going for this facelift. This car is under compact sedan category and it is well known for its interior space in its class. This time the car will be given a fresh appearance and there will be few other changes in the interior. But interior space will not be affected due to that.
Nissan Sentra 2016 Facelift History
Nissan Sentra is not a new car in list of Nissan cars. This car was first introduced in the year 1982 and since then people have witnessed eight generations of this car. There have been many changes brought in Sentra as you can very well understand that there have been drastic changes in auto industry since 1982. This car was named as Nissan Sunny in Japan till the year 2006. In the year 2013, this car was offered in Australia by Japan and there it was known as Nissan Pulsar. It is not clear why Nissan has delivered this car in several places with different names. Finally they have come down to one single name and that is Nissan Sentra 2016.
Nissan Sentra 2016 Changes
In its initial stages, Sentra was a compact car. Gradually with facelifts, Nissan has converted this car into a compact sedan. This car now comes under the category of Versa models of Nissan. Main competitors of this car are Honda Civic and Toyota Corolla since they have got similar specifications as Sentra. Just two years back, Nissan has invested a lot to installed CVT transmission technology in Sentra. Comfort was added to this car by providing arm rests in front and making storage pockets in lower cushions. A feature of Nissan known as Nissan Connect System was installed on Sentra and Auto Hazard warning system was also added.
Nissan Sentra 2016 Engine Specs
Due to all these additions two years back, Nissan Sentra has already reached to its next generation. This year’s facelift will be just a routine facelift that needs to be done to update a car. Under the hood, Nissan Sentra 2016 has got a 1.8 liter 16 valve engine with DOHC technology. This engine can produce power of about 130 HP with a torque of 128 lb ft. This engine has been there in Sentra right since 2013 facelift.
Fuel economy is very impressive in this car since the engine power is quite low. Fuel economy provided by Nissan Sentra 2016 is around 30 mpg for city drive and around 39 mpg for highway drive. This fuel economy rating is very beneficial for customers since fuel price hike is taking place almost every day. They can at least cut down on fuel price with this fuel economy.
Nissan Sentra 2016 Price and Release Date
The price will be around $ 30, 000, and NISMO version will cost around 40, 000 dollars. Keep checking online for more details about this car and also its price which will be reasonable in all probability. The 2016 Nissan Sentra will appear on the market in mid-2016