Nissan: At a Glance: 2017 Nissan Sentra

Posted on 09. Oct, 2016 by in Nissan Canada

At a Glance: 2017 Nissan Sentra

The Nissan Sentra, a company’s third best-selling car behind a Altima and Rogue, has been a buttress in a compress sedan shred for 35 years and 7 generations. Following a unchanging tide of product enhancements year after year – along with customarily augmenting sales – Sentra extends a sporty SR indication in 2017 with a further of a new SR Turbo. The enlargement of a lineup for 2017 follows revisions for a 2016 indication year to a Sentra extraneous and interior, and a further of an stretched apartment of accessible reserve and pushing assist technologies.

The new SR Turbo facilities an modernized 1.6-liter Direct Injection Gasoline (DIGTM) Turbo 16-valve DOHC aluminum-alloy inline 4-cylinder engine rated during 188 horsepower and 177 lb-ft of torque. It is accessible with both 6-speed primer and singly tuned Xtronic transmissions. The SR Turbo also offers upgraded suspension, steering and front brakes. Full information on a 2017 Sentra SR Turbo is accessible during

Along with a new SR Turbo, a 2017 Sentra is offering in 5 models: S 6MT, S Xtronic, SV, SR and SL grades. Enhancements to all 2017 Sentra grades embody softened interior serenity due to increasing front and back window potion density and scarcely double a storage ability in a front core console.

The Sentra extraneous pattern reflects Nissan’s new pattern denunciation initial introduced on a thespian Nissan Murano crossover. It is a demeanour common with a stream generations of Maxima and Altima and facilities confidant front and back fascias, grille, fenders, hood and signature boomerang-shaped headlights and taillights. Sentra SR and SL grades offer LED low-beam headlights with LED signature accents.

Inside, a 2017 Sentra facilities plenty roominess in a compact-size exterior, including an superb 37.4 inches of back chair legroom. The discerning interior blueprint emphasizes motorist control and well-developed chair comfort for all occupants. The high-quality interior pattern facilities materials not customarily found in compress vehicles, including soft-touch instrument row and doorway armrests and accessible leather-appointed seating. Other accessible facilities operation from Dual Zone Automatic Temperature Control and a Bose® Premium audio complement with 8 speakers, to Nissan Intelligent Key® keyless entrance and pull symbol ignition complement and RearView Monitor. Sentra SV, SR and SL grades embody a 5.0-inch Advanced Drive-Assist™ Display (ADAD) located between a tachometer and speedometer. These grades also embody Siri Eyes Free™ Voice Recognition as customary equipment.

A series of Nissan’s modernized Safety Shield Technologies are accessible on Sentra, including Forward Emergency Braking (FEB), Intelligent Cruise Control (ICC), Blind Spot Warning (BSW) and Rear Cross Traffic Alert (RCTA). Also accessible is NissanConnectSM Services powered by SiriusXM® (SiriusXM® subscription required, sole separately). It offers puncture preparedness, remote access, customizable alerts and preference services. The complement allows a motorist to set customized alerts for family and friends – such as speed, curfew and operation notifications.

All routinely aspirated Sentra models implement a fuel-efficient 124-horsepower 1.8-liter 4-cylinder engine corresponding to an modernized Xtronic delivery with sub-planetary gear. A 6-speed primer delivery is also accessible with a Sentra S grade.

Fuel economy is rated during 29 mpg city, 37 mpg highway and 32 mpg total with a Xtronic transmission. The Sentra S with 6-speed primer delivery is rated during 27 mpg city, 35 mpg highway and 30 mpg combined.

Sentra also facilities customary Active Understeer Control complement (not accessible on S 6MT grade), identical to that employed on a Nissan Altima. The AUC complement utilizes intelligent control proof and high-response stop actuators to easily stop a inside front wheels during cornering (as required) to boost yaw-moment. Using a Vehicle Dynamic Control (VDC)/Traction Control System (TCS) as a base, Active Understeer Control is roughly undetectable when it operates.

Highlights of a 2017 Nissan Sentra include: 


  • Bold front fascia, grille, hood and fenders, back fascia and taillights
  • Sophisticated extraneous pattern with a low beltline and clever front-to-rear impression line
  • Boomerang-shaped, multi-reflector halogen headlights with LED accents
  • Standard projector LED low lamp headlights (halogen high beam) with LED accents on SR and SL grades
  • Standard Smart Auto Headlights with twilight and windshield wiper activation
  • Available haze lights
  • Nissan signature V-Motion grille (similar to Altima and Maxima)
  • Available exhilarated outward mirrors with integrated LED spin signals
  • Chrome doorway handles
  • SR class includes revoke physique side sill extensions, back spoiler with integrated LED stop light, chrome empty tip finisher and 17-inch split 5-spoke aluminum-alloy wheels
  • Chrome case lid finisher
  • A prolonged wheelbase of 106.3 inches, 182.1-inch altogether length
  • 15.1-cubic feet bucket volume
  • Nine accessible extraneous colors: Brilliant Silver, Super Black, Aspen White (premium charge), Gun Metallic, Graphite Blue, Red Alert, Cayenne Red, Fresh Powder and Deep Blue Pearl

Platform and Powertrain

  • Lightweight front engine/front-wheel expostulate platform
  • 1.8-liter DOHC 16-valve inline 4-cylinder engine, with 124 horsepower @ 6,000 rpm (130 hp S 6MT) and 125 lb-ft of torque @ 3,600 rpm (128 lb-ft S 6MT)
  • Twin Continuously Variable Timing Control (CVTC), beehive made valve springs revoke inertial weight
  • Available 6-speed primer delivery (S class only) or customary Xtronic transmission
  • Xtronic delivery facilities far-reaching 7.3:1 rigging ratio range, sub-planetary gear, stretchable lock-up check and next-generation D-Step change module for approach change feel and linear acceleration feel

Suspension, Steering and Braking

  • Power-assisted vented front disc/rear drum brakes
  • Standard 4-wheel front brakes on SR and SL models
  • Standard Anti-lock Braking System (ABS) with Electronic Brake force Distribution (EBD) and Brake Assist
  • Independent strut front cessation with 22.0 mm stabilizer bar
  • Torsion lamp back cessation with integrated 24.6 mm stabilizer bar
  • High frequency-response startle absorbers
  • Active Understeer Control complement (not accessible on S 6MT)
  • Electronic Power Steering complement (vehicle-speed-sensitive) with 16.3:1 steering ratio
  • Standard 16-inch wheels with 205/60R16 all-season tires
  • Available 16-inch aluminum-alloy wheels on SV grade
  • 17-inch aluminum-alloy wheels with 205/60R17 all-season tires on SR class
  • 17-inch 10-spoke aluminum-alloy wheels with 205/50R17 all-season tires on SL class

Interior Features

  • High peculiarity interior pattern with soothing hold surfaces on a instrument row and doorway armrests
  • 370Z-inspired steering wheel, change knob, core console, core cluster and audio display
  • Fine Vision electroluminescent gauges
  • Cloth chair trim, accessible reward cloth or leather-appointed seating
  • Standard Advanced Drive-Assist™ Display (ADAD) for SV, SR and SL grades
  • Standard 6-way primer driver’s seat/4-way primer front passenger’s seat
  • Standard 6-way energy driver’s chair for SL, discretionary on SR
  • Available exhilarated front seats
  • Front core console with lengthened storage, armrest and front cupholders
  • Available shifting core armrest
  • Available front chair storage pockets (SV, SR, SL)
  • 60/40-split fold-down back chair
  • Available back core armrest with cupholders (SV, SR, SL)
  • Standard lean and telescopic steering column
  • Available Dual Zone Automatic Temperature Control, allows a motorist and front newcomer to set particular atmosphere temperatures (SL grade)
  • Power windows with driver-side one-touch automobile up/down and auto-reverse feature
  • Power doorway thatch with auto-locking feature
  • Available reward competition cloth seats, competition interior trim (SR grade)
  • AM/FM/CD audio complement with 4 speakers and MP3/WMA playback capability; auxiliary audio submit jack, Radio Data System (RDS); accessible AM/FM/CD with 6 speakers
  • Available Bose® Premium audio complement with 8 speakers
  • Available SiriusXM® Satellite Radio (SiriusXM® subscription required, sole separately)
  • Standard USB tie pier with iPod® interface
  • Available NissanConnect with Navigation and Mobile Apps, 5.8-inch tone touch-screen display, Nissan Voice Recognition for audio and navigation, SiriusXM® Traffic and SiriusXM® Travel Link™ (SiriusXM® subscription required, sole separately)
  • Available Streaming Audio around Bluetooth®, Hands-Free Text Messaging Assistant
  • Available NissanConnect Services powered by SiriusXM® (SiriusXM® subscription required, sole separately)
  • Available Nissan Intelligent Key® keyless entrance and pull symbol ignition system
  • Standard Bluetooth® Hands-Free Phone System
  • Available RearView Monitor
  • Available energy shifting potion moonroof with lean feature
  • Two interior colors: Marble Gray and Charcoal; SR class offering in Charcoal only
  • Available Siri Eyes Free® Voice Recognition
  • Available Intelligent Cruise Control (ICC)

Safety and Security

  • Nissan Advanced Air Bag System (AABS) with dual-stage supplemental front atmosphere bags with chair belt and passenger sequence sensors
  • Front seat-mounted side-impact supplemental atmosphere bags
  • Roof-mounted screen side-impact supplemental atmosphere bags with rollover sensor for front and rear-seat outboard passenger conduct insurance
  • LATCH System (Lower Anchors and Tethers for CHildren)
  • Front-seat belts with pretensioners, bucket limiters and tractable top anchors
  • Standard 3-point seatbelts for all seating positions
  • Zone Body Construction with front and back press zones
  • Child reserve back doorway locks
  • Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) with accessible Easy-Fill Tire Alert
  • Nissan Vehicle Immobilizer System
  • Standard Vehicle Dynamic Control (VDC) and Traction Control System (TCS)
  • Available Forward Emergency Braking (FEB)
  • Available Blind Spot Warning (BSW)
  • Available Rear Cross Traffic Alert (RCTA)

Models and Manufacturing

  • Offered in 5 well-equipped trim levels: S 6MT, S Xtronic, SV, SR and SL
  • Also accessible in Sentra SR Turbo 6MT and SR Turbo Xtronic (see
  • Assembled by Nissan Mexicana SA de CV (NMEX-DF), Aguascalientes, Mexico


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