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    Ask This About the 2017 Nissan Sentra

    The Nissan Sentra is one of Nissan’s most successful sedans, and with good reason. Providing great comfort and practicality, it’s the perfect car for getting the job done. Drivers looking for a car to get from point A to point B will appreciate the vehicle’s satisfying performance, decent fuel economy, excellent safety ratings and low starting price. This year's Nissan Sentra will give drivers a car perfect for long commutes to work or running around town on errands. Though it may not be enough for performance junkies to get excited about, the new SR Turbo trim for 2017 offers improved performance. If you are in need of a new sedan, ask this to learn more about the 2017 Nissan Sentra.

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    What engine comes standard?

    The 2017 Nissan Sentra features a base 1.8 liter I-4 engine that generates 130 horsepower. While this provides somewhat sluggish acceleration, it makes up for it with impressive fuel economy ratings. The vehicle gets 27 mpg in the city and 35 mpg on the highway. The engine is paired with an automatic transmission that runs relatively smooth. The vehicle's engine is also available with a CVT transmission that provides the vehicle with a fuel economy of 29 mpg in the city and 37 mpg on the highway.

    What other engine options are there?

    For those looking for better performance, worry not, because the SR Turbo trim features a turbocharged 1.6 liter I-4 engine that generates 188 horsepower, while sacrificing little in fuel economy, getting up to 27 mpg in the city and 33 mpg on the highway.

    What is the seating arrangement like?

    The interior really shines when it comes to the Sentra. The Sentra seats five people, including car seats via the LATCH system. Featuring one of the roomiest interiors of any sedan of its class, the Sentra provides ample legroom for everyone inside. Standard is a split-folding rear seat, not included in most sedans in its class.

    How well-made is the interior?

    Material quality is fairly impressive considering the price, so it is safe to say that the Sentra interior is well-constructed. Overall drivers will be well impressed by the support provided by the seating and by the general comfort level of the interior.

    What standard features are offered?

    While the 2017 Nissan Sentra also offers a surprising number of features, just not that many of them are standard features. The Sentra comes standard with 4-speaker audio, Bluetooth and USB ports.

    What's the infotainment system like?

    Surprisingly, the Sentra does not feature a standard infotainment system. However, one can be purchased in addition to the starting price. While th infotainment system display is not standard, you can upgrade your vehicle's bare system to include a 5-inch or 8-inch display.

    What other features are available?

    Other optional features include a rearview camera, navigation, dual-zone climate control and moonroof among other features. The audio system can also be upgraded to a premium 8-speaker system.

    What safety features are offered?

    On top of a 4-star overall safety rating from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the vehicle offers optional driver assistance features such as blind spot monitoring and rear cross traffic alert to help drivers prevent accidents before they happen. Adaptive cruise control is another optional feature that helps your vehicle maintain a preset speed, while maintaining a proper distance between you and the vehicle in front.