2016 Nissan Sentra gets more appealing on the inside and out

2016 Nissan Sentra Two years and half years since, the Almera has been one of the most recognizable variants on the road due to its affordable price tags and ample options.

Elsewhere in the world, the Nissan Sentra still commands quite a popular following, thanks its value-added propositions and generally trendy design.  Following major revisions of the Nissan Maxima flagship sedan and best-selling Nissan Altima for 2016, Nissan has debut a significantly revised Sentra just for the LA Auto Show, from 20 – 29 November.

At a glance at the updated Sentra entails a close resemblance to the current Maxima and Altima. The three variants share Nissan’s new design language, which was first introduced for the Nissan Murano Crossover. To the front, the 2016 Sentra spots new front and rear, fresh 17-inch wheels, and depending on grades, LED projector headlights with accents are included (SR and SL grades). A more accentuated chrome-accented grille augurs well with the sculpted hood as well as the boomerang-shaped headlights.  From the rear, the sleek taillights have been input with LED strips, along with a spoiler for a more dashing outlook.

Inside, the revised Sentra takes up a new steering, a driver’s seat with power lumbar, new center cluster, audio display, new console, a fresh shifter knob, and improved seat materials. The instrument panel now offers a new TFT-typed flat panel display with higher resolution, and the Sentra SV, SR and SL grades even come with a 5.0-inch Advanced Drive-Assist Display (ADAD); located between the tachometer and speedometer. These grades also include Siri Eyes Free Voice Recognition as standard equipment. Other highlights include BOSE Audio system with 8 speakers, dual-zone temperature control, soft-touch materials for the instrument panel and door armrests, and leather-appointed seats. The list also include  Nissan Intelligent Key keyless entry, push button ignition system and RearView monitor.

A number of Nissan’s advanced Safety Shield technologies are now available on Sentra for the first time; they comprises of the Forward Collision Warning (FCW), Forward Emergency Braking (FEB), Intelligent Cruise Control (ICC), Blind Spot Warning (BSW) and Rear Cross Traffic Alert (RCTA). Another new available technology is NissanConnectSM Services powered by SiriusXM.

The 2016 Sentra also delivers enhanced performance and handling through a re-tuned suspension design featuring a 10 per cent increase in spring and damper rates, as well as enhanced body stiffness for improved roll and body control. Drivability is also boosted by next generation D-Step Logic Control for Xtronic transmission-equipped versions and an optimized Electric Power Steering (EPS) mapping.

The 2016 Sentra line-up utilizes a fuel-efficient 1.8-litre 4-cylinder engine, mated to an Xtronic transmission with sub-planetary gear. A 6-speed manual transmission is also available with the Sentra S and SV grades.

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Roll out to dealerships for the 2016 Nissan Sentra is expected to commence from first quarter of next year.

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