The Nissan Sentra is Redesigned for Life in the Portsmouth, NH

Vehicle Overview

Nissan gave the Sentra a complete overhaul to present a sportier, more powerful, safer, and more aggressive-looking compact sedan than ever before. Now in its eighth generation of production, the Nissan Sentra is available to Saco drivers in three trims: the base-level S, the mid-level SV, and the top-tier SR.


The Nissan Sentra is powered by a 2.0-liter inline four-cylinder engine, which produces 149 horsepower and 146 pound-feet of torque. It is glued to a continuously variable transmission, which provides a smooth driving feel and boosts fuel efficiency due to the absence of an energy-consuming gear-shifting mechanism.

With its front-engine front-wheel-drive layout, the Sentra produces an EPA-estimated fuel economy of 29 MPG in the city and 39 MPG on the highway on the S and SV trims. Since the SR rides on 18-inch wheels-as opposed to the 16-inch ones on the other two models-it yields an EPA-estimated 28 MPG in the city and 37 MPG on the highway.

Comfort & Convenience

Each Nissan Sentra has a 4.2-inch head-up display called the Advanced Drive-Assist Display to keep your eyes on the road when driving.

For entertainment, the Sentra has a four-speaker stereo system with:

  • Bluetooth® wireless technology for hands-free phone calling and audio streaming
  • Voice recognition technology
  • Siri Eyes Free
  • USB port and an audio jack for hooking up mobile devices
  • Seven-inch touchscreen

Also standard is remote keyless entry with push-button engine start for convenient access and ignition.

The SV and SR are elevated with dual-zone automatic climate control, a smart key system, remote engine start, a seven-inch Advanced Drive-Assist Display (in place of the smaller 4.2-inch), Android Auto™ and Android Auto™ smartphone integration, two additional speakers for a six-speaker setup, three months of SiriusXM satellite radio, two additional USB ports (one of which is a fast-charging one for mobile devices), and an eight-inch touchscreen.

Also added on the SV and the SR are three months of NissanConnect Services Select and six months of NissanConnect Services Premium Plus. The former combines in-vehicle messaging, a maintenance alert, vehicle health reporting, scheduled maintenance notification, and remote door lock/unlock. The latter provides all the functions of the Select package, plus a lot more, such as automatic collision notification, roadside assistance, stolen vehicle locator, remote engine start/stop, and destination assistance.


The Nissan Sentra is designed as a vehicle with two cloth-trimmed rows for accommodating up to five people. The front consists of a 6-way adjustable driver's seat and a 4-way adjustable front passenger seat, and the rear has a seatback with 60/40 split-folding ability to expand the standard cargo volume of 14.3 cubic feet into the cabin.

Leather replaces the urethane on the steering wheel at the SV trim, which also has its cloth trim upgraded. As a sports-oriented model, the SR has exclusive quilted leather seat trim with orange contrast stitching.


For restraint and cushioning in the event of a crash, the Nissan Sentra provides two frontal impact airbags, knee airbags for the driver and front passenger, two front seat-mounted side impact airbags, and two roof-mounted side curtain airbags. Driver-assistance tech on the Sentra consists of:

  • Cruise control
  • Forward collision warning
  • Automatic emergency braking with pedestrian detection
  • Lane departure warning
  • High beam assist
  • Driver alertness
  • Blind spot warning with rear cross-traffic alert
  • Rear automatic braking

A perimeter alarm for the anti-theft system is added at the SV trim level, and daytime running lights to make pedestrians and fellow motorists aware of your presence are exclusive to the SR.

Test Drive the New Nissan Sentra at Marc Motors Nissan

Are you from the Wells area and ready to test-drive the new Nissan Sentra? Call us today at Marc Motors in the Somersworth area to set up an appointment with one of our Nissan sales specialists.

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