The 2016 Nissan Sentra puts the emphasis on connectivity and safety, while also being one of the most fuel-efficient vehicles in its class.
There are a host of great models available on the market for buyers looking for an affordable and fuel-efficient compact sedan. That said, certain models are aimed at those looking for a sportier driving experience while others cater to buyers who are seeking refinement and comfort. So although there are no bad vehicles on the market, there are certainly vehicles that are better suited to certain types of buyers.
The 2016 Nissan Sentra puts the emphasis on connectivity and safety, while also being one of the most fuel-efficient vehicles in its class. It is also one of the most affordable, while at the same time featuring a refined and comfortable drive that will please buyers who want to relax behind the wheel of their vehicle. That has allowed the Sentra to develop a strong following among buyers who also have the Toyota Corolla and Honda Civic to consider.
Here are a few areas where the Nissan Sentra outshines the competition
- The 2016 Nissan Sentra is the most affordable of the three vehicles, with a starting price of $15,898 before taxes and freight fees. The 2016 Honda Civic starts at $16,155 while the 2016 Corolla starts at $15,995.
- The Nissan Sentra is widely considered as one of the most comfortable and quiet compact sedans in its class. Built with refined materials inside, the car shines on the highway with its suspension that manages to cover up most road imperfections while also offering its passengers a soothing and quiet cabin.
- In terms of interior space, the 2016 Nissan Sentra shines, offering one of the most spacious interiors in its segment including a large trunk that can contain up to 428 liters with all seats in place. The 2016 Toyota Corolla’s trunk only offers 368 liters while the Civic’s trunk in the Touring variant can hold up to 416 liters.
- In terms of fuel economy, Nissan’s Sentra also manages to outperform the Civic and the Corolla, two vehicles that are known for their low fuel consumption. Indeed, the 2016 Nissan Sentra equipped with the Xtronic CVT automatic transmission has an average fuel economy rating of 6.6 l/100 km in the city and 5.0 l/100 km on the highway. The Civic’s consumption is 7.8 l/100 km in the city and 5.8 l/100 km on the highway while the Corolla ECO (its most fuel-efficient version) has a posted rating of 7.7 l/100 km in the city and 5.6 l/100 km on the highway.
- The Nissan Sentra is available with NissanConnect, a technology that gives owners a host of available connectivity options including the ability to control your car at a distance, or locate the car using your smartphone. The system will also send out a warning signal to emergency responders when a collision is detected.